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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
Mouth To Mouth
Audion vs Radio Slave
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"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.
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
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