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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
Turn off the Lights again.. (Solomun Remix) (feat. Future)
Fred again.. & Swedish House Mafia
"It's a tune that actually got played on the Radio 1 Dance Awards show last week, which I hosted alongside my dance family colleagues, Danny Howard, Sarah Story and the rest of the gang. So here it is this week's ENT, the final ENT of 2022, is the Solomun remix of Turn off the Lights again.. from Fred again.., Swedish House Mafia & Future."
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 33.19 here.
Label: Fred again.. : Will Puxley, Atlantic
Management: Solomun: Can Azizoglu 
Live Agents: Solomun: Marco Kolz, People Machines
20 Dec 2022
  • SoundCloud Holdings and its subsidiaries reported revenue in 2021 of €230.7m, up 19% from the prior year. (Billboard) Fan revenue — from advertising and subscriptions — improved 16.6%, revenue from subscribers grew 20%, advertising 12% and revenues from creator tools 23.7%. 
  • DJ Mag has announced the winners of their Best of British Awards 2022. (DJMag
  • A legal appeal launched by a former record scout at R&S Records, following an employment tribunal judgment, has been refused. (RotD
  •, a website and community with the aim of preserving dance music’s history, is relaunching after 20 years. (RotD
  • In December 2021, Sony Music fully acquired Ultra Records from Patrick Moxey. Now, Ultra Records is suing over Moxey’s continued use of the ‘Ultra’ name for his independent publishing company, Ultra International Music Publishing. (MBW
  • The Prodigy, Skrillex, Indira Paganotto, and more announced for EXIT festival 2023. (DJMag
  • Albania’s brand new ION Festival has unveiled the first wave of acts heading out for the event’s second edition in 2023. (Mixmag
  • Mezcal El Silencio is teaming up with Cercle Music to curate a one-of-a-kind festival experience in the historic region of Oaxaca, Mexico, on 18 February. (EDM
  • SHERELLE, Kode 9, Or:la, and more announced for Sónar Lisboa 2023 (DJMag
  • Tracklib has compiled an exclusive look into the impact of sampling in 2022, presented as their annual State of Sampling report. Sampling is becoming more popular, as 1 out of every 5 hits on the Billboard Top 100 are sample-based. (RotD
  • Music industry revenues in review – what 2022 tells us about 2023. (Midia)
  • The top 10 TikTok tracks were streamed far less in 2022 than they were in 2020, fueling worries that app usage isn't "translating" as well to consumption. (Billboard)
  • TikTok cannot afford the music industry. (PennyFractions) "Ultimately industry reporting will be how we find out the kind of deals that get signed between TikTok and major music firms, but I’d caution that the pandemic bubble may have already burst for the music’s future revenue engine."
  • TikTok launches its What's Next 2023 Trend Report. (TikTok)
  • Six emerging artists on our radar: December 2022 (Beatportal)
  • Playlist of the Week: Marcel Fengler (Beatportal)
  • Axtone launches its debut sample pack release with Australia's Marcus Santoro (Loopcloud)
  • Behind The Beat: Staff Picks 2022 (Beatportal)
  • EMIKA on community, creativity and her new Producer Sounds Sample Pack (Loopcloud)
  • Trade will take over King's Cross club Egg London on Saturday, 25 February, 2023. (DJMag
  • Brighton club Patterns announces full programme for January to March 2023 (DJMag
  • London club fabric will celebrate 20 years of its relationship with Ricardo Villalobos with a 24-hour party next year. (RA
  • New basement club SYMBØL opens in Glasgow. (RA
  • New 500-person club SILO to open in New York next year (DJMag
  • London's fabric has banned a clubgoer for life for filming and mocking a dancer on social media. (DJMag
  • RA.863 Earth Trax (RA
  • salute | Boiler Room: Melbourne (Boilerroom
  • Mall Grab | Boiler Room: Melbourne (Boilerroom
  • CloZee: family plan (DJMag
  • How club promoters pivoted to keep dancefloors packed this year. (Billboard
  • “People were curious”: Underground Kampala is creating a techno culture in Uganda (Mixmag
  • ‘It was a gateway for people to get into electronic music’: 30 years of Warp Records’ Artificial Intelligence. (Guardian
  • 25 years of Groove Armada: “You appreciate the absurdity of it all” (Mixmag
  • Mavin’s Director of A&R, Rima Tahini: "A&R is not just about music, it takes empathy and care and a desire to make things happen". (MBW)
  • Adana Twins: “It’s important to go the extra mile” (ElectronicGroove
  • Catching up with The Chainsmokers: Their hopes for another "Golden Age" of dance music, a Latin collab and yes, going to space. (Grammy)
  • 20 questions with Mau P: How his hit ‘Drugs From Amsterdam’ ’opened doors I’ve been banging on for years’ (Billboard
  • RIP Manuel Göttsching: A visionary musician who inspired the sound of the future (Mixmag
  • The Best Albums of 2022 (RA)
  • The 50 Best Dance Songs of 2022: Staff Picks (Billboard
  • The 25 Best Dance Albums of 2022: Staff Picks (Billboard
  • DJ Mag's top albums of 2022 
  • DJ Mag's top tracks of 2022  
  • Kaskade and deadmau5' Kx5 made history in North America as the biggest ticketed headlining electronic act for 2022. (Billboard)
  • Orbital have announced a tour of the UK, which will follow the release of their new album ‘Optical Delusion’. (Mixmag
  • Nightmares On Wax has launched a new label, called HiyaSelf Recordings Unlimited. (DJMag
  • Annie Mac has had her USB which contains “a decade’s worth of music” stolen from the booth of her own club night last week. (Mixmag
  • US composer, scholar and co-inventor of the Moog synthesiser Herb Deutsch has died aged 90. (RA
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