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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
(still) WON'T4GETU
Shouse, Seth Troxler & Dennis Ferrer
Hell Beach
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"This week's ENT is a total reimagining of Shouse's hit from last year, created with unused parts from sessions of the original recording of Won't Forget You. This tune was everywhere in Miami last week. It reminded me of the old days when you used to hear one tune at all the parties. It's the brainchild of Seth Troxler and Dennis Ferrer."
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 42.05 here.
Label: Hell Beach
Radio & Club: Alvin Collis, Special Requests
04 Apr 2023
  • Believe announced a deal for full ownership of Sentric and has set its sights on “building a digital-first innovative music publishing business.” (DMN
  • BMG reported the fastest growth in its history for 2022, with 31% increased revenues to €866m. Operating EBITDA rose from €144m to €195m, with an improved EBITDA margin up from 21.7% to 22.5%. (Bertelsmann
  • Kobalt announced its revenue grew by 22% in the fiscal year ending 30 June 2022, and its net revenues grew by 50%. It spent over $300m in advances and songwriter catalogues. (RotD
  • [PIAS] has appointed Tom Keil as Global Head of Dance and Electronic & Executive Vice President of A&R, based in London. (RotD) The company has launched a new frontline division [PIAS] Électronique.
  • The Electronic Dance Music Awards (EDMAs) have revealed the full list of winners at this year's event. 
  • In IFPI's latest Global Music Report, Sony Music raises serious concerns about AI-Synthesised vocals. (TorrentFreak)  
  • PPL's Q1 distribution of international revenue will pay £17.4m to more than 26,000 performers and recording rightsholders in the UK and around the world. (RotD
  • The Music Venue Trust’s #OwnOurVenues fundraising drive raised £2.3m from 1,200 investors, with the Arts & Culture Impact Fund set to provide £500,000 of funding. (Guardian) The idea is to put ownership of some venues in the hands of fans. 
  • The Night Time Industries Association (NTIA) has accused the UK government of "intentionally closing dancefloors", as a number of financial support schemes come to an end. (Mixmag
  • Dance UK Weekend Warm Up - a new eight episode bi-weekly livestreamed dance series on the Amazon Music UK channel on Twitch will be hosted by DJ group Girls Don’t Sync. The first guests are Piri McBurnie from Piri & Tommy and Bklava. (RotD
  • YouTube announced that it is expanding its Analytics for Artists tool by adding YouTube Shorts-related data to the “Total Reach” metric, which gives artists and their teams an overview of how their music is reaching audiences across YouTube. (YouTube
  • Exit Festival expands its NFT offerings through a partnership with NFT-Tix. (Pollstar
  • Epic Games announced a new system for paying creators on Fortnite, the ultra-popular, free-to-download battle royale game. (TechCrunch
  • OpenAI’s plugins could represent the second major phase in the rise of AI chatbots. (FastCo
  • Once a corporate darling in the metaverse frontier, Decentraland is a ghost town as investors abandon the metaverse. (DMN
  • Insomniac announces 30th anniversary celebration plans for 2023. (EDMTunes
  • Tomorrowland has dropped the first wave of artists set to play its 2023 Brazil festival. (DJMag
  • Houghton Festival completes 2023 line-up. (Mixmag
  • An open letter: We call on all AI labs to immediately pause for at least 6 months the training of AI systems more powerful than GPT-4. (FutureofLife
  • How I learned to stop worrying and love the algorithm (and you can too) (MBW
  • In Review: Roland SH-4d (RA
  • 7 DJ controllers for electronic music producers on a budget. (Magnetic
  • DJ Holographic teams up with Beatport for a new Astrology inspired playlist series (Beatportal)
  • Playlist of the Week: Monki (Beatportal)
  • Elkka discusses love songs, inclusivity and details her forthcoming DJ Kicks compilation for !K7 (Beatportal)
  • Easily move Spotify playlists to your Beatport Streaming integration. (Beatport)
  • Ibiza:
    Swedish House Mafia to play Ushuaïa Ibiza on 23 July. (EDM)
    ANTS announces full line-up for 10th anniversary season at Ushuaïa Ibiza. (DJMag
  • W Hotels announces the launch of live electronic music showcase, W Presents, with headline artists handpicked by Leah Chisholm (LP Giobbi), Global Director of Music for W Hotels. (PRNewswire)  
  • RA.878 Akua (RA
  • Danny Daze Miami sunset DJ set | The Sound Exchange (Mixmag
  • Chris Stussy in The Lab LDN (Mixmag
  • The 15 best techno tracks of March 2023 (Magnetic
  • 10 iconic electronic music collaboration that redefined the genre. (Magnetic
  • Fresh Kicks 196: Maral (DJMag
  • Meet Jessica Audiffred: A bass music artist shaking up dance music from Mexico. (Forbes
  • 40 years of R&S Records with founder Renaat Vandepapeliere. (DT
  • These are the most exciting gqom producers right now. (DJMag
  • The future of Music Recognition Technology: How DJMonitor is transforming the payments landscape. (PRS
  • Ultra Miami got its mojo back, and then some (EDMTunes
  • With tens of thousands of fans assembled at an Ultra stage meant to "resist" the mainstream this past weekend, it seems the dance world culture wars have reached a tipping point. (Billboard
  • Each year the dance music industry descends on Miami for a week of music and partying. But in a sector that parties for work, what kind of business is actually accomplished? (Billboard
  • ‘It can’t just be a vibe anymore’: Can Major Lazer and Major League Djz really, truly break the Amapiano genre stateside? (Billboard
  • DJ Hannah Wants shares crazy memories of her previous Hideout Festival experience ahead of her appearance at this year's event in June. (TimeOut
  • Paurro shares an adrenaline-charged mix and speaks about her musical journey, debut EP and the wealth of dance music talent in Mexico. (Mixmag
  • James Holden: "I got really bored of making music. But the moment I discovered modular and Live and Max/MSP, it all opened up again" (MusicRadar
  • ‘It’s been a huge, jumbled-up, confusing development’: Richie Hawtin on the current state of Techno. (Billboard
  • In the wake of his passing, we look back on Ryuichi Sakamoto's decades-long career, from Yellow Magic Orchestra to his film scores and beyond. (Dazed
  • Ryuichi Sakamoto: the avant gardist who became a groundbreaking pop star. (Guardian
  • Skepta has started a new record label, Más Tiempo, focusing on house music. (RA
  • UK techno veteran Kirk Degiorgio to release four new albums in two months. (RA
  • Skrillex is to play a 5 hour set at Red Rocks on 29 April. (EDM
  • Seymour Stein, co-founder of Sire Records, former vice president at Warner Bros Records, and who had signed Madonna, The Ramones, Talking Heads and many more, has died aged 80. (Billboard)
  • Ryuichi Sakamoto, the Japanese electronic musician whose remarkably eclectic career straddled pop, experimentalism and Oscar-winning film composition, has died of cancer aged 71. (Guardian
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