true IMS Industry Insider | Welcome
Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
Mouth To Mouth
Audion vs Radio Slave
Rekids
out now
Comment
"This week's ENT is Radio Slave and Audion's 'Mouth To Mouth'. The original came out, I am going to say 2008/2009. It was a massive minimal hit, and Radio Slave has come in, done his thing and made it into an absolute power monster. It's a banger." 
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 30.48 here.
Contact
Label: Leon Oakey, Rekids 
Management: Dean Muhsin, Bear.Management / Sam Valenti, Ghostly
Publishing: Sam Valenti, Ghostly
Radio, Club, TV & Online: Rob Heffer, Dispersion PR
Live Agents: Radio Slave - Daniel Duit, Jackmode / Audion - Brad Owen, Wasserman
07 Nov 2023
  • Kobalt announced a partnership with investment funds managed by Morgan Stanley Tactical Value to invest more than $700m to acquire music copyrights over the next few years. (RotD) Kobalt will manage the creative, synch, licensing, administration, and investment services for the copyrights. 
  • Live Nation has posted a record-breaking third quarter, with revenue up 32% to $8.2bn, putting it on a path to a record-setting year. (Variety
  • Rinse FM confirms 100-plus residents for new season. (RA
  • The application window for the #SaveTheNight 2023 fund has been extended by 30 days. (RA
  • Over half of musicians would not admit to using AI in creating a track, study finds. (DJMag
  • Superstruct Entertainment has cancelled the 2024 edition of the 30,000 capacity NASS Festival due to the impact of the cost-of-living crisis and the “significant increase” in operational costs. (AAA
  • ASCAP formally weighs in on AI, calling for enhanced Copyright Office guidance and opposing ‘any compulsory licensing requirements’. (DMN
  • The Women and Equalities Committee is seeking “to understand the extent to which NDAs are used specifically to silence victims in the industry. (MusicAlly
  • Bandcamp United, the Bandcamp employees union, has accused Songtradr of unfair labour practices. (Billboard
  • TikTok and DistroKid struck a deal which will see music distributed by DistroKid available across TikTok Music, CapCut, and in TikTok's Commercial Music Library. (RotD
  • Kaiber’s new app helps artists create music videos using generative AI tools. (TechCrunch
  • Audius adds ‘music marketplace’ where fans can pay artists. (MusicAlly
  • LANDR has launched a new AI-powered mastering plugin, appropriately titled LANDR Mastering Plugin. (DJMag
  • Beatport launches Studio, a new plugin and sample subscription platform for producers. (DJMag
  • Most tracks on Spotify will not be eligible to receive royalties based on the company’s proposed royalty scheme that will go into effect in 2024. A track must reach a threshold of 1,000 streams within 12 months to receive royalty payouts, Billboard reported. 
  • Jenny Hval, Oneohtrix Point Never, Space Afrika and more are confirmed to perform at the Hague's Rewire Festival. (RA
  • The Glastonbury Festival ticket sale has been delayed by two weeks "out of fairness" to customers who did not realise their registration had expired. (BBC
  • Tomorrowland has shared the official aftermovie for its 2023 edition. (DJMag
  • Is the music industry losing money to sped-up remixes? (Billboard
  • Identity and culture have killed genre in a scenes-driven industry. (Midia - Kriss Thakrar) 
  • Why artist subscriptions are the perfect partner to two-tier licensing. (Midia
  • How Spotify’s new model could accelerate a forking of music. (Midia - Tatiana Cirisano) 
  • Omdia analysts predict subscriptions are set to make up more than 62% of all global recorded music revenue by 2027, up from 58% per cent in 2022. North America will account for 43.2% of global recorded music buying in 2027. (FT
  • Does dance music breed superfandom more easily than other genres? (Beatportal)
  • Playlist of the Week: Reinier Zonneveld (Beatportal)
  • Introducing: Kitty Amor (Beatportal)
  • Diverse Inspirations: Producers tapping into worldwide samples (Loopcloud
  • Using Beatport DJ with a MIDI controller (Beatport)
  • Berlin nightclub Re:mise has announced its closure from 20 November, citing lease extension issues and gentrification. (Mixmag
  • London electronic music and arts venue IKLECTIK facing imminent eviction. (DJMag
  • The Warehouse Project announces DJ EZ, Girls Don’t Sync, Sammy Virji, and more for New Year's Eve party. (DJMag
  • Kyiv clubs and promoters come together to launch UNight campaign. (Mixmag
  • RA.908 Facta & K-LONE (RA
  • RA.909 Bake (RA)
  • Adriatique @ Printworks Closing Weekend (DJMag
  • Marie Davidson | Boiler Room: Mexico City (BoilerRoom
  • Indira Paganotto | Awakenings ADE 2023 (Awakenings
  • Bart Skils | Awakenings x Drumcode ADE 2023 (Awakenings
  • The 15 best techno tracks of October 2023. (Magnetic
  • The 15 best house tracks of October 2023 (Magnetic
  • Recognise: gyrofield (DJMag
  • Sunday with: DJ Carl Cox (Observer
  • Curses: passion and attitude. (DJMag
  • Lissy Lü does Amsterdam Dance Event. (IbizaSpotlight
  • Kaskade’s EDM Philosophy: Lessons for emerging artists. (EDMTunes
  • The Art of DJing: dBridge (RA
  • Upon the release of his new album ‘LXXXVIII’ on Ninja Tune, Actress speaks about his creative drive, artificial intelligence and fatherhood. (Mixmag
  • ‘My mother’s neurosurgeon loved Berghain’: producer Sofia Kourtesis on love, loss and her debut album. (Guardian
  • Ayesha’s fascinating rhythm (DJMag
  • 20 questions with Green Velvet: ‘I don’t feel legendary, because my best work is yet to come’ (Billboard
  • "I don't complain, I create." Honey Dijon talks about her new multi-platform project, Honeyverse, and using music as a way to celebrate the Black queer community. (RA
  • Drumsheds: What it's like to go clubbing in an old Ikea? (BBC
  • Four Tet has self-released a live album featuring a full performance at London's Alexandra Palace. (DJMag
  • David Guetta has won the Best Electronic award at the MTV EMA awards. (MTV)  
  • Fatboy Slim has performed a surprise set at Brighton’s pub The Prince Albert in a campaign against its closure. (Mixmag
  • Kitty Amor launches Defected imprint, Mahaba. (DJMag
Recent newsletters

09 Jul 2024

Too Cool To Be Careless - PAWSA
"Pawz founder PAWSA goes back to back on home turf as he continues to slowly unveil a handpicked selection of...

02 Jul 2024

Move - Ajna & Samm
"This week's ENT is coming out of Belgium from Samm & Ajna. Now Camelphat publically offered praise to Samm &...

25 Jun 2024

Soda - Notre Dame
"It is coming out of Paris, the host city of the 2024 Olympics, which kicks off at the end of...

18 Jun 2024

Call 911 - Adam Ten and Rafael
"It comes in the shape of a brand new record from Adam Ten whose career is blowing up in 2024....

11 Jun 2024

Move - Adam Port & Stryv
"As the Keinemusik crew move around the world with their cloud and their solo gigs, they're always teasing you with...

04 Jun 2024

Bo Bom (Alan Dixon Remix) - Moeaike
It's another big record in that Afro House style. Championed by many of the protaginists in that world like the...

About IMS

IMS: International Music Summit is a global educational and motivational thought-leadership platform dedicated to the continued development of electronic music primarily through the presentation of global summits for the industry. 

About Beatport

Beatport is the worldwide home of music for DJs, producers, and their fans. Founded in 2004, the Beatport family of companies includes Beatport, the preeminent store for electronic music DJs, Beatsource for the open-format DJ community, and Loopmasters, Loopcloud and Plugin Boutique for music producers. Follow us on Twitch, Facebook and Twitter, and Instagram.

About AFEM

AFEMA global voice for electronic music; representing our culture and commerce. AFEM's membership spans all industry sectors, with over 250 company members across 25 countries, the organisation connects its worldwide membership to develop opportunities and enable change.

About ROTD

Record of the Day has produced a subscription-based daily publication for the music industry for over 21 years, featuring all the best news and comment, along with an editorially-chosen future hit. Sign up for a free trial here.
Submit your news stories here.
Brought to you by: www.recordoftheday.com