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(It Goes Like) Nanana
Peggy Gou
XL Recordings
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"It is artist, producer, DJ, singer, cultural icon and superstar Peggy Gou, as she returns with her first new music in two years, alongside the announcement of her debut album on XL Recordings. It's an anthemic club workout which Peggy premiered during her recent headline set at the closing of Printworks. The fourth installment of her 7,000 capacity Pleasure Gardens festival at Finsbury Park on 6 August, where she'll also be joined by the likes of Special Request and Mumdance."
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 36.06 here.
Label: XL Recordings
Radio: Andy Park, All Ears
20 Jun 2023
  • Defected appoints Nathan Jordan as head of inclusion. (MW
  • Armada Music has appointed Jason Ellis as Global Senior A&R Director. He will also serve as an Acquisition Consultant for BEAT Music Fund, Armada’s recently-launched dance music investment arm. (RotD) He was previously at Positiva.  
  • Moog has been bought by inMusic, a US firm that owns many other instrument, audio and DJ brands, including Numark, Stanton, Denon DJ, Akai, Alesis, M-Audio, Marantz and plugin company Air. (RA
  • Lady of the House launches as new worldwide Community Interest Company (CIC) (LotH
  • Multiplayer music creation platform Endlesss has appointed industry veteran Rutger De Groot as Co-Founder. (RotD
  • French publication Trax Magazine is to close after 26 years. (RA)
  • A new scheme set up in UK helps young people who can't afford music festivals. (Mixmag)
  • Ticketmaster to show full costs and remove hidden fees as part of "all-in pricing experience". (DJMag
  • Three new categories have been added to the list for the 2024 Grammys, including Best Pop Dance recording. (Grammys
  • A consortium of companies that owns the freehold site in Southwark where Ministry of Sound club stands has put the land up for sale for £50m. (MoS
  • Tunecore partners with Createsafe using Grimes’ Elf.Tech to facilitate collaboration between AI and self-releasing artists. (RotD
  • Amazon Music announced new guests for The Dance UK Show with Girls Don't Sync, including Rudimental, Ewan McVicar, Jazzy and Bou and Charlotte Plank. The livestreamed series is available to watch on the Amazon Music UK channel on Twitch. (RotD
  • Seismic Dance Event 6.0 Edition line-up announced. (EDMTunes
  • Shangri-La share details of new stage for Glastonbury 2023, Nowhere. (DJMag
  • Glastonbury’s Silver Hayes unveils new talks stage featuring Jayda G, Daytimers and SHERELLE. (DJMag
  • Loraine James, Beatrice Dillon, DJ Lynce, more announced for SEMIBREVE festival 2023 (DJMag
  • Two dead, three injured following shooting at campground near Beyond Wonderland festival, in the state of Washington. (Mixmag)
  • Twelve brutal truths about AI music. (Ted Gioia
  • Richie Hawtin has teamed up with Latvian brand Erica Synths to create the Bullfrog. (RA
  • Playlist of the Week: Maude Vôs & Marie Nyx (Beatportal)
  • Take a deep dive into Beatport's brand new Trance genre (Beatportal)
  • Ibiza:
    Open Lab launches in Ibiza at NUI Ibiza. (RA)
    HE.SHE.THEY. announces full line-up for 2023 Amnesia Ibiza residency (DJMag
    Ida Engberg, Franky Wah, Anané & Louie Vega and more to play Ibiza's Club Chinois. (DJMag)
    Amnesia has announced its full residencies for the Summer season. (DJ)
  • Manchester's Do As You Please celebrates fifth birthday, relaunches label and parties. (Mixmag)
  • New Kyiv nightclub, ENCES, opens. (DJMag
  • EX.663 Emma Warren (RA
  • EX.664 Black Minds Matter UK: Charisse C and Conducta (RA
  • EX.665 Héctor Oaks (RA)
  • LB aka LABAT | Boiler Room x FLY Open Air 2023 (BoilerRoom
  • RA.889 DJ MELL G (RA
  • Sarah Story | Boiler Room x FLY Open Air 2023 (BoilerRoom
  • Denis Sulta | Boiler Room x FLY Open Air 2023 (BoilerRoom
  • Sonny Fodera b2b Gorgon City b2b Danny Howard @ Amnesia Ibiza Roof Terrace (DJMag
  • CamelPhat @ Printworks London Closing Weekend (DJMag
  • Selections: Cinthie (DJMag
  • New book analyses every Aphex Twin track. (RA
  • Nine essential tips will help you maximise the fun you have at Glastonbury. (Mixmag)
  • 24 songs that defined club music through the decades: A dance floor retrospective (Magnetic
  • Explore 13 defining moments where electronic music inspired fashion trends. From rave culture to DJ-inspired streetwear, discover music's sartorial impact. (Magnetic
  • Why the Grammys’ new Pop Dance Award is ‘The biggest victory for Dance at the Grammys in almost 20 years’ (Billboard
  • The multi-genre, global majority-led queer party, BEND&SHAKE, is curating amazing and necessary clubbing experiences for people who are intersectionally marginalised. (Mixmag
  • By expertly balancing a cutting-edge line-up, otherworldly art and good old fashioned fun, Brussels’ Horst Festival stands in contrast to an increasingly vibe-absent festival circuit. (Mixmag)
  • smartbar's founder Joe Shanahan never intended to be in the live music business. But his passion for house music transformed his Chicago venue into a nightlife hotspot and a "beacon of hope" for American dance music. (RA
  • Kwame Safo explains why Black-owned and -led enterprises are necessary for Black artists and professionals to prosper without making compromises in the music industry. (Mixmag
  • Eflorem reflect on their journey, from writing dubstep love songs to planning a high-concept album (Mixmag
  • Chloé Caillet: modern fusion (DJMag
  • John Talabot: all in good time (DJMag
  • MEDUZA: house in their hearts (DJMag
  • Jayda G on festivals, Frank Ocean and her new album, Guy. (Face
  • Fighting for gender parity in Dance Music with Lady Of The House (Beatportal
  • Is there a secret to a truly great remix? (Attack
  • Music merchandise keeps artists afloat. But how does it work? (RA
  • The best music-making AI tools and how to use them (RA
  • DJ Mag’s Ibiza clubbing guide 2023  
  • Peggy Gou debuts on XL with new single ‘(It Goes Like) Nanana’. (Mixmag)
  • Sally C announces third instalment of 'Big Saldo's Chunkers'. (Mixmag)
  • Grimes has developed an AI version of herself to promote new music on BBC Radio. (EDM
  • Justice are returning with a new album in 2024. (EDM
  • Becky Hill has received a BRIT Billion Award to mark surpassing the landmark of one billion career UK streams. (RotD
  • Avicii’s ‘Wake Me Up’ has become RIAA’s highest certified dance song. (Billboard)  
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