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Amana
Maz & VXSION
Dawn Patrol Records
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"This week's ENT dropped a few weeks ago but is already shaping up to be one of the tunes of the summer and was all over Ibiza's opening weekend. Maz made his debut at Circoloco's opening last Monday and the track is currently at the top of the Afro House chart on Beatport, although really this is Brazil House. He recently delivered a very tasty Hot Mix, where he also made his debut on this show. Hailing from Rio de Janeiro and teaming up with VXSION, this is 'Amana' on Maz's Dawn Patrol Records'."
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 36.04 here.
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Label: Dawn Patrol Records
Radio: Alexsandra Oliveira, Braslive Entertainment
07 May 2024
  • Live Nation reported a record first quarter with $3.8bn in revenue, putting the company on track for a ‘record 2024.’ (DMN
    Live Nation says it’s not “legally permissible” to break up the company as DOJ lawsuit looms. (HR
  • Beatportal is shifting its editorial strategy to "empower DJs, producers, artists, labels and other luminaries to communicate directly with the thousands of fans who regularly visit the site". (RotD) The site now will feature two more verticals – Education and Entertainment. 
  • Billboard’s 2024 International Power Players revealed. (Billboard
  • AI use in music must be regulated, parliamentary group tells government. (DJMag
  • The UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is investigating AlphaTheta's 2023 acquisition of Serato, saying the deal "could substantially reduce competition in DJ software". (RA
  • Music sampling service Tracklib announced Sounds, enabling producers to access a range of authentically recorded, royalty-free loops and one-shots. (RotD
  • Deezer Q1 revenue grew 15% to €132.5m with average revenue per user increasing thanks to a price hike. Business-to-business subscribers continued to drive growth (+1.3m, up 35.4%) outside of France. (Deezer
  • Fans have paid artists and independent labels $1.3bn using Bandcamp, and $16.4m in the past 30 days alone. (Bandcamp
  • SoundCloud has launched a new set of playlists under the “Buzzing Playlists” moniker to highlight up-and-coming tracks from artists. (TechCrunch
  • Spotify has apparently found a new way to push its free users to a paid subscription: It’s putting lyrics behind a paywall. (TechCrunch
  • TikTok and Universal Music Group have reached a deal that will allow songs and artists from its labels to return to the app. (TechCrunch
  • Glastonbury's electronic music-focused area Silver Hayes has revealed its music programme for 2024. (DJMag
  • Black Coffee joins Carl Cox and Swedish House Mafia at Untold Festival. (DA
  • Tomorrowland's winter festival will return to the French Alps next year. (DJMag
  • Glasgow's Riverside Festival cancels 2024 edition due to high costs and poor ticket sales. (RA
  • Music fandom’s future (and its existential crisis) (Midia
  • We need ‘real’ artists for the return to reality. (Midia
  • Goldman Sachs published the 2024 edition of its influential Music In The Air report. (GS) The analysts expect to see further progress in price increases by global streaming platforms, the modernisation of outdated royalty payment structures and the deployment of Generative AI, plus a stronger outlook for the live music and music publishing segments.
  • Propellerhead has announced Reason 13, the latest update to the long-running and foundational music-making software. (DJMag
  • Ibiza:
    HE.SHE.THEY details Amnesia Ibiza 2024 residency. (DJMag
    Ibiza's Amnesia unviels 2024 Pyramid programme. (Mixmag

  • Jamie xx collaborates with London's Venue MOT on ten-night residency, The Floor. (RA
  • Nightclub operator Rekom said it is ready for a "new chapter" after splitting from its Scandinavian owner. (Caterer
  • Miami's Club Space to shut this summer for renovations. (RA
  • The Mix 011: DJ Anderson do Paraíso (Mixmag
  • RA.935 T.Williams (RA
  • Josh Baker @ Depot, Cardiff (DJMag
  • BAMBII in The Lab LDN (Mixmag
  • blk. B2B Shlømo DJ set | Mixmag | Terminal V Festival (Mixmag
  • AceMoMA | Boiler Room: Seoul (BoilerRoom
  • Boys Noize | Boiler Room x DGTL Amsterdam 2024 (BoilerRoom
  • Ross From Friends presents Bubble Love | Boiler Room x DGTL Amsterdam 2024 (BoilerRoom
  • Inside Tomorrowland's Nature-inspired Core, where techno dreams take root in the real world. (EDM
  • Dance in protest: 30 years of the UK's anti-rave Criminal Justice Bill. (DJMag
  • Justice just crushed Coachella. Eight years between albums, ‘We don’t like to be too exposed.’ (LATimes
  • "Nightlife in New York was a celebration." Moby reflects on the '90s club scene and the state of dance music today. (RA
  • Creating music with authenticity: An interview with MOLØ on her debut album ‘Aqua Lull’. (ElectronicGroove
  • ESG’s infinite influence: how the South Bronx sisters shaped hip-hop and house. (DJMag
  • IMS draws to a close with epic Grand Finale at Dalt Vila. (IbizaSpotlight
  • Why Wolfgang Gartner used custom-trained AI vocals on ‘Automatic’. (MusicTech
  • Rezz's crystal ball: Inside her wonderfully wicked mind and plans for new curated event, 'Hypno Circus'. (EDM
  • Inside the UK’s thriving free party scene. (DJMag
  • Explore how local musicians can leverage community ties to secure festival spots, with insights from Canyon Vibration festival's team. (Magnetic
  • Spotlight: West Coast bass and video game-inspired trance from the Middle East. (Mixmag
  • RIP MC Conrad: A peerless performer who became one with the music. (Mixmag
  • HoneyLuv has remixed Jamie Jones and AMÉMÉ’s ‘Pliva’. (DJMag
  • Calvin Harris has teased a rumoured collaboration with Miley Cyrus. (EDM
  • TSHA shares new single, 'Sweet Devotion', featuring Caroline Byrne. (DJMag
  • Bicep share new track, ‘CHROMA 003 Bi83’, under DOVE alias. (DJMag
  • Leeroy Thornhill, the DJ, dancer and electronic musician who spent ten years as a member of The Prodigy, has announced a memoir, Wildfire: My Ten Years Getting High in The Prodigy. (DJMag
  • Michael Bibi has released a merch collection to benefit cancer research. (EDM
  • Hot Since 82 has opened up about his attempted kidnapping in Brazil after he finished a DJ set at 5am. He has now cancelled all his shows and festival appearances in Brazil. (EDMTunes
  • MC Conrad, legendary jungle and drum & bass vocalist, dies aged 52. (RA
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