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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
I Want You
BUTCH & Nic Fanciulli
out now
"This week's ENT has been out for a couple of weeks but it has been well and truely road tested in Ibiza. It is rapdily emerging as a big tune for the start of the 2023 season. Both of these artists know what they are talking about when it comes to trippy, loopy house euphoria."
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 36.21 here. 
Label: Defected Records
ManagementAlex Perez, Three Six Zero & Franzi Wagner 
Publishing: Universal Music Publishing 
RadioLois Marshall, Defected Records
Club: Lois Marshall, Defected Records
TVJess Nash, Defected Records
Online: Alex Perez, Three Six Zero & Franzi Wagner 
23 May 2023
  • Despite facing heightened domestic competition, Tencent Music posted over $1 billion in revenue for Q1 2023, when the Shenzhen-headquartered company is said to have achieved more than 30% year-over-year subscription-income growth across its streaming services. (DMN)
  • Beatport Next: Closet Yi and the underground sound of Seoul (Beatportal)
  • Playlist of the Week: Zeds Dead (Beatportal)
  • Cover Story: Rodriguez Jr. details his new 10-track opus, 'Feathers & Bones' (Beatportal)
  • Getting started with Beatport Streaming is really this easy (Beatport)
  • TikTok is testing a new feature that integrates its app directly with music streaming services. (MusicAlly
  • OpenAI boss on music and AI-training: ‘Creators deserve control’. (MusicAlly)  
  • YouTube Music appears to be testing cover labels for songs on the service. It’s one of many improvements over the last few months. (DMN
  • Spotify has started rolling out DJ, its personalised AI guide, in beta to Premium users across the UK and Ireland. (Spotify
  • CC:Disco, Sherelle, Gerd Janson and Cinthie are among the artists named for Secret Garden Party. (DJMag
  • Social content platforms are set to compete with everything in entertainment. (Midia
  • The Beat: Music as experience, the looming AI battle and time. (Decential
  • Indie labels question if record companies' share of streaming royalties is 'undervalued' vs music publishers' slice of the pie. (MBW
  • Dispelling the utopian dream: the complex reality of music royalties. (MusicAlly
  • Why your Spotify subscription is about to get more expensive. (Bloomberg) After almost a decade of strong growth, the music industry is slowing down.
  • Ibiza:
    Steve Aoki & Timmy Trumpet are to play four shows at Amnesia this summer. (IbizaSpotlight)  
    HE.SHE.THEY. to throw eight parties at Amnesia this summer, featuring Kerri Chandler, Maya Jane Coles, KiNK, Avalon Emerson and more. (Mixmag
  • Secretsundaze founders Giles Smith and James Priestley to go their separate ways after 21 years. (RA
  • Legendary Leipzig club Distillery forced to relocate. (RA
  • Sheffield venue The Leadmill, home to Gatecrasher and Warp parties in the '90s, having been served an eviction notice after 43 years, calls for public support. (DJMag
  • Pnau have signed to Sony Music. (MW
  • RA.885 Cormac (RA
  • Bonobo Live At Royal Albert Hall (DJMag)
  • Interplanetary Criminal @ Snowbombing 2023 (DJMag
  • Ella Knight | Boiler Room: London (BoilerRoom
  • Heléna Star | Boiler Room: London (BoilerRoom
  • Louise Chen | Boiler Room: London (BoilerRoom
  • Jayda G | Boiler Room: London (BoilerRoom
  • Selections: Daniel Avery (DJMag
  • Chris Lake: slow burn (DJMag
  • The strange devirtualization of techno (Haywirez
  • A guide to Lyon, via Nuits Sonores (RA
  • DJ Absolutely Shit: the unstoppable rise of cringe names in dance music (Face
  • The Art of DJing: Courtesy (RA
  • cktrl interview: Composing an immersive soundscape for I ♥ Campbell (Fact
  • Moby on reinventing some of his biggest hits with an orchestra and ‘ignoring the pursuit of cool’ (Billboard
  • LP Giobbi opens the door to ‘Light Places’ ahead of US Airstream tour. (DA
  • Grace Sands talks about rave culture, identity and upcoming projects – including 'Taste the Grains', a mixtape tribute to her long-time friend and DJ partner Pete Woosh. (Mixmag
  • Rising DJ/Producer Salute talks new EP ‘Shield’ and taking their ‘fast, soulful house music’ worldwide. (Billboard
  • SBTRKT is ready to tell his story (Mixmag
  • Fred again rocks the Outer Hebrides (Guardian
  • The story behind Kito and AI Grimes’ new single Cold Touch. (Face
  • Can Ibiza's oldest club Pacha still cast a spell as it turns 50? (Guardian
  • Exploring the relationship between ambient music and mental health (DJMag
  • ‘Everybody wanted to put her in a box’: Love to Love You tells the intimate, harrowing story of disco queen Donna Summer. (Independent
  • Inside the New ‘Love to Love You, Donna Summer’ documentary: ‘It was a mourning and healing process for everyone involved’ (Billboard)  
  • A review of Water & Music's inaugural Wavelengths Summit. "How to remain sanguine while staring the difficulties of changing the neolithic music industry in the face". (Decential)  
  • Targeted payments and overnight spins: How labels influence airplay charts. (Billboard
  • JKBX CEO Scott Cohen on democratising music rights investing. (Synchtank
  • Kito has used Grimes’ Elf.Tech software, mimicking her voice, in a new demo ‘Cold Touch'. (Mixmag
  • Róisín Murphy announces new album, Hit Parade, co-produced by DJ Koze. (RA
  • ODESZA announces concert film to screen internationally for one night only. (Billboard
  • Daniel Avery to release new collection of bonus material. (XLR8R
  • ANNA releases new album, ‘Intentions’. (DJMag
  • AIAIAI and SHERELLE's Beautiful platform have teamed up to launch a free studio for Black and queer artists. (Mixmag)
  • Carl Cox confirmed for Glastonbury 2023 (DJMag
  • Producer Lawrence Bender is heading up the new Avicii doc, which will feature "unreleased footage" from the legendary DJ's discovery and rise to fame. (EDM
  • Andrew Penhallow, dance music pioneer behind Volition Records and Big Day Out’s Boiler Room, has died. (TMN
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