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Tearing Me Up (Tale Of Us Remix)
Bob Moses
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This is from a band we've fallen in love with over the past year: they did an exclusive session for us just before Christmas, smashed this year's Coachella festival, were magnificent at Do Lab last Sunday night and also played for me at my own pool party in Palm Springs last Sunday. This is the world premiere of the brand new Tale Of Us remix of 'Tearing Me Up' from Bob Moses.
This week’s Essential New Tune is featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 38:00 mins 
Label: Bart McDonagh, Domino Records
Management: Toby Andrews
Publishing: Domino Publishing Co
Radio: Gregory Wells, Domino Records
TV: Karen Williams, Big Sister
Online: Adam Royal, Toast
Press: Annabel Crowhust, Toast
Live: Goli Ghavmi
29 Apr 2016
  • Universe, a Live Nation Entertainment company that specialises in self service ticketing software and social event management, is opening its first European office in London. (RotD)
  • IMS Engage in Los Angeles recently wrapped up a successful fourth edition. You can watch the recap video here. (IMS)
  • Blonde, Craig David and Galantis lead this week's Official Trending Chart in the UK. (OCC)
  • IP minister Baroness Neville-Rolfe has used the occasion of World Intellectual Property Day to call for an IP framework "fit for purpose in the digital age”. (Billboard)
  • Pirate sites received 140 billion visits last year, but there's a clear shift from torrents to direct download and streaming sites. (TorrentFreak)
  • Stem claims to make it easy for musicians who distribute music to platforms to track the revenue that content generates and bring it back to them. The company takes a 5% cut. (Recode, TubeFilter) The US-based startup has raised $4.5m of funding from investors including Scooter Braun, Bradford Cobb and Three Six Zero Group.
  • The government of Argentina’s capital Buenos Aires has stopped issuing permits for major electronic music festivals in response to the death of five people who overdosed at a party. (Billboard)
  • Those going to Ibiza from July 1 will have to pay a new 'Sustainable Tourist Tax', with the money going towards protection of resources on the island. (Mixmag)
  • The majors allege that YouTube’s filtering technology fails to identify enough of the content they own. YouTube vigorously rejected the labels’ claims and has pointed to what it says is Content ID’s 99.5% success rate in identifying music. “The failure of Content ID to identify videos that Sony identified… would have cost Sony and its artists $7.7m in revenue from approximately 10bn plays”. (FT)
  • The announcement by the New York Attorney General that a $2.76m settlement had been reached with six ticket brokers may be only the beginning, as it continues to look into anti-consumer tactics employed by primary and secondary sellers. (Billboard)
  • The first keynote speakers, panel topics and opening concert of ADE 2016 have been announced, with Henrik & Metropole Orkest performing the opening concert, and Anthony Saleh (CEO, Emagem Entertainment Group), Bruce Eskowitz (COO, Red Light Management) and Martin Goldschmidt (Managing Director, Cooking Vinyl) among the keynote speakers. (ADE)
  • IMS have officially revealed details for the launch of IMS College Malta, taking place at Westin Dragonara Resort from July 1-3. (Decoded) The event will consist of a range of seminars, panels and interactive sessions – paired with a party schedule throughout the weekend. Delegate badges are now available. (IMS)
  • Link To MP3 launches a website that “helps people source and download mp3s”. There is no mention of deals with rightsholders. (PRNewswire)
  • The latest startup launching an app to help dance-music fans decide where to go out is Dance Tonight, which has just launched for iOS and Android. (MusicAlly)
  • A list containing hundreds of Spotify account credentials has appeared on the website Pastebin, in what appears to be a possible security breach. Spotify says that it “has not been hacked” and its “user records are secure”. (TechCrunch)
  • After a six-month beta period in the US, Sonos has integrated Amazon's Prime Music service into its Sonos Controller app in Europe. (Engadget)
  • YouTube has launched a six-second ad unit the user can't skip. (BusinessInsider) Atlantic Records also trialled the format to promote Rudimental's new album.
  • Apple Music has surpassed 13 million subscribers, a growth of two million subscribers since February. (Billboard, Verge)
  • This is the contract songwriters are signing with Spotify. (DMN)
  • Spotify’s CMO on how the streaming service uses data, what that data says about millennials and how music is shaping advertising. (AdWeek)
  • Spotify has acquired CrowdAlbum, a service that creates albums of events based on the location and time of photos and videos people share on social media sites. (Billboard)
  • A comment by Apple’s CFO almost certainly suggests Apple Music decline in download revenue is being overcome by subscriptions. (Billboard)
  • London party Rinse | Born & Bred Festival  has announced its stage splits for the forthcoming June weekender. Saturday sees Lord of the Mics, Livin’ Proof and London Some’ting take the reins, while Sunday sees Swamp 81, Exit vs Dispatch Records and FWD>> at the helm. (Fact)
  • Earlybird tickets for Croatia’s Defected Festival have officially sold out, with Basement Jaxx (DJ set), Osunlade, Kenny Dope, Julio Bashmore, Guti (live), Noir, and many more all set to play. (IMS)
  • The full list of DJs and dance music artists playing Glastonbury's Silver Hayes has been revealed. Tensnake, Fatima Yamaha, Eats Everything and Leon Vynehall are just some of the house and techno contingent going to Worthy Farm, with a Feel My Bicep showcase also happening. (Mixmag)
  • The lawsuit against Tidal makes it clear that a fumbling ad hoc rollout for Kanye West will never be a net positive. (Wired)
  • Why you shouldn’t subscribe to Tidal, even if you’re a Beyoncé fan: "More than two thirds of music executives believe the service will be dead by the summer." (NextWeb)
  • Digital pioneer, Jaron Lanier, on the dangers of “free” online culture. (Wipo)
  • The simple maths of the new music industry. (Paul Sanders)
  • Matt Everett asks what life is like for an artist making music in the streaming age. (BBC Radio)
  • Inside Pandora's plan to reinvent itself — and beat back Apple and Spotify. (FastCo)
  • After the album: how playlists are re-defining listening. (Mark Mulligan)
  • Spotify is becoming MySpace, while Apple Music becomes Facebook. (9GiantSteps)
  • Fears grow that iPhone’s glory days are over. (FT ) Weak results and a downbeat outlook suggest Apple is living in the shadow of past success.
  • Field Day festival: 'We're about breaking new ground and being brave’. (Standard)
  • Virtually Famous: Kaytranada. (Friday Standard)
  • Harangue the DJ: Sei A. (Saturday Guardian)
  • The 25 greatest dance clubs of all time. (Billboard)
  • Zara Larsson on Dr Luke, Beyoncé and why life isn’t ‘over at 25’. (Guardian2 Tim Jonze)
  • Crosley’s stereos are compact, convenient and cheap: no wonder they’re flying off the shelves. But are they any good? Three writers explore the latest turntable revolution. (Guardian2)
  • In the dark days of the mid-1980s, ravers in Sheffield discovered politics, pirate radio and MDMA. Now artist Mark Fell is revisiting those days in a derelict pub. (Guardian2 - Ben Beaumont-Thomas)
  • Who are the women pioneers of dance music? (HuffPo)
  • Richard Godwin meets MIA, music’s most intriguing megastar, to talk London, lawsuits and the problem with #blacklivesmatter. (Friday Standard)
  • After retiring his ENTER. concept in Ibiza, Richie Hawtin has teased hints of his next new ventures, including a technology project called PLAYdifferently. Richie is now set to debut his new live show first at Sonar in Spain and also at the upcoming EXIT Festival in Serbia. (Mixmag)
  • Kansas City producer Huerco S. has announced a sophomore full-length due out on Proibito, titled For Those Of You Who Have Never (And Also Those Who Have). (Fact)
  • Zedd and Kesha both recently confirmed that their “True Colors” collaboration will officially be released on April 29. (DancingAstronaut)
  • Berlin-based DJ/producer Onur Ozer will release Frequent Forrest Turn on Time Passages in June, his first solo 12-inch in three years. (ResidentAdvisor)
  • Dawn Richard has released a new single titled Honest through Fade To Mind, with label boss Kingdom providing the production. (Mixmag)
  • Dirtybird label boss Claude VonStroke has announced that his radio show ‘The Birdhouse’ will be syndicated through internet radio provider Sirius XM beginning May 2. (DancingAstronaut)
  • Glasgow via London label Huntleys + Palmers has released a free compilation highlighting the cream of the Scottish city’s emerging electronic talent, featuring Auntie Flo, General Ludd and more. (Fact)
  • AlunaGeorge has teamed up with newcomer ZHU for a new track My Blood, released today on Zane Lowe's Beats 1. (Mixmag)
  • A mysterious white label of a Paul McCartney & Wings classic has captured the imagination of music fans over the past couple weeks. On March 30, a crop of 12" records materialized on Phonica Records' website featuring a chugging house remix of the ex-Beatle's Band on the Run finale 'Nineteen Hundred and Eighty Five.' It’s now been revealed that German veteran Timo Maas and Canadian producer James Teej are responsible for the release (Billboard)
  • After inviting her to perform on-stage with him at Coachella earlier this month, Calvin Harris has teased the release of a new collaborative single with Rihanna. The Scottish DJ uploaded an image to Twitter featuring the artists’ names and the title This Is What You Came For, but no further details are known. (Fact)
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