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All Over My Body
Ben Sterling feat. Superchumbo
Diynamic Music
19 May 2023
"If you've been out and about on any premium dancefloors lately, you might be after this already. This is a beast. Michael Bibi and Maceo Plex going b2b dropped it at Ultra. Solomun smashed it at Pacha's opening, I was there. Loads of track ids and questions online. From Diynamic's Floor To The Floor 28 compilation, this week's ENT is All Over My Body by Ben Sterling."
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 30.20 here.
Label: Diynamic Music 
Management:  Michael Discenza, Prime Culture
Publishing: Black Rock 
09 May 2023
  • Defected appoints Sarah Crane as director of marketing and operations. (MW
  • Los Angeles-based venture capital firm Sound Ventures has closed its new Sound Ventures AI Fund at nearly $240m. (MBW
  • Live Nation posted another record-breaking quarter in Q1 2023, with a record $3.1bn in revenue — up 73% from the same period last year — and a record 19.5m fans attending its events as the global touring business returns to full strength. (PRNewswire
  • Insomniac Music Group partners with royalty-free music startup to provide claim-free music for more than 200,000 creators on the latter company’s platform. (MBW
  • Berlin-based record label and events company Dystopian is closing. (RA
  • Artist marketing platform un:hurd has appointed Paul Trueman to the newly created role of COO. He was previously General Manager at AWAL. SoundCloud's VP of Music Intelligence Hazel Savage has joined the un:hurd Board of Directors. (MBW
  • Plex’s music player, Plexamp, now works with ChatGPT for playlist creation. (TechCrunch
  • Audius, a decentralised music community and discovery platform for artists and their fans, announced that it will enable artists and labels on its platform to opt-in to allow interactions with AI-generated tracks uploaded by other artists and fans. (Medium
  • Spotify has reportedly pulled a number of songs created through Boomy and ceased allowing new releases from the AI music platform – albeit because of alleged fake streams as opposed to the way the tracks were made. (MusicAlly
  • SoundCloud and Merlin announced a global licensing deal enabling Merlin members and their artists to participate in SoundCloud's Fan-Powered Royalties (FPR) model. (RotD) Through FPR, SoundCloud's first-to-market, user-centric payout model, a share of each listener's subscription or advertising revenue is allocated to the tracks they listen to, rather than their plays being pooled and distributed through the traditional pro-rata model. 
  • SoundCloud will allow creators to tap into data that identifies their most loyal listeners — who they can then direct message through the service. (Billboard
  • Pixelynx launches KORUS AI music project in partnership with Beatport. (MBW
  • Ultra Europe drops phase 2 of line-up, including artists Adam Beyer, Afrojack, Alesso, Carl Cox, Charlotte De Witte, Hardwell, Martin Garrix, Tchami, and Zedd. (EDMTunes
  • Draaimolen festival announces Skrillex b2b Blawan, Eris Drew & Octo Octa, I. JORDAN b2b SHERELLE, more for 2023 (DJMag
  • Ad-supported music streaming is broken (MBW
  • AI vs. the Music Industry: With the internet full of fake Drakes and Eminems, who gets paid? (Variety
  • Where are music tech’s billion-dollar exits. (Trapital
  • MIXO launched Version 1.0 of their Cloud Music Library for DJs at IMS Ibiza, after 3 years in Beta. (Mixo
  • Introducing: Ben Hemsley (Beatport)
  • Playlist of the Week: Mathame (Beatport)
  • Peggy Gou's first-ever interview on her Gudu Records label (Beatport)
  • djay x Beatport Streaming Sessions (Beatport)
  • Ibiza:
    Pyramid unveils weekly schedule for Amnesia season, featuring Richie Hawtin, Ricardo Villalobos, Bonobo and more. (IbizaGlobalRadio)
    Sven Väth confirms full Catharsis itinerary. (Ibiza-Spotlight)  
  • Studio 338 announces Special Request, Todd Edwards, Nicole Moudaber, more for open air party series this summer. (DJMag
  • RA.883 Fever Ray (RA
  • Hybrid Minds @ Snowbombing 2023 (DJMag
  • JADA | Boiler Room Berlin: Explorers (BoilerRoom
  • Valentina Luz | Boiler Room x DGTL Amsterdam 2023 (BoilerRoom
  • Grimes, The Tech Spy (Part 1) (Forbidden Fruits
  • IMS Ibiza 2023:
    Grimes Keynote Interview (IMS
    The IMS Business Report (IMS
  • Selections: Coco Bryce (DJMag
  • Recognise: Avtomat (DJMag
  • 7 stutter-and melodic-house artists to keep on your radar and get you ready for summer. (Magnetic
  • 12 emerging artists you need to hear: May 2023 (DJMag)
  • Bleep it out! The bowel-quaking dance music of late-80s Yorkshire. (Guardian
  • Coki breaks down ‘Coki Meets Trixx Part 2‘ EP. (DT
  • How K-Hand's 'The Art Of Music' demonstrates the late Detroit legend's adventurous musicality (DJMag
  • Annie Macmanus: "As a DJ, I was protected from many things that women went through (Telegraph)
  • COUCOU CHLOE talks about her upcoming project, artistic evolution and the life-saving power of music. (Mixmag
  • Few electronic artists can play arenas and stadiums — How a strategy focused on ‘Next Steps’ made Illenium one of them. (Billboard
  • Alison Goldfrapp talks about going solo after 25 years, moments when fame got ‘quite intense’ and her brush with Simon Cowell. (Independent
  • Alison Goldfrapp took a hiatus, then came the pandemic, but the singer is back with a triumphant new album and this time she’s going it alone. (Standard
  • Overmono are the UK’s next massive dance duo. (Face
  • Get Ready: The future of AI-powered DJing is nearer than you think (DJTechTools
  • Flume has released a second album of unreleased tracks. (EDM
  • Berghain bouncer Sven Marquardt to host an exhibition at New York Art Week. (RA
  • HBO has released the first trailer for its upcoming documentary following the life of the "Queen of Disco" Donna Summer. (Mixmag
  • Kölsch recruits ARTBAT for remix of All That Matters. (DA
  • When playing various songs on Random Access Memories Daft Punk fans can see a date and coordinates to cities like Paris, New York City, Tokyo, and more. (EDM
  • Four Tet has announced that his label, Text Records, has issued a new album from Fred Again.. and Brian Eno. (DJMag
  • Swedish House Mafia announces South America tour. (EDMTunes
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