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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
Monkeytown Records
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So this week's ENT is something that's actually been around for a couple of weeks. We played it before, but I just thought, when we get to the end of 2016, and we look back at the ENTs of the year, I couldn't live without this tune. So it's getting the award of the ENT this week. It comes from their recently released album III and is a strong, strong single called Running from Moderat. There's a stack of amazing remixes coming, but this is the original, it's on Monkeytown Records. 
This week’s Essential New Tune is featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 30:50 mins here.
Label: Monkeytown Records
Management: Daniel Meteo
Radio: Caroline PoultonNick Carling & Nicki Kefalas, Out Promotion Publisher: Its Complicated / Random Noize Musick / Budde Music / Monkeytown / Sony ATV
TV: Caroline Poulton, Out Promotion
Online: Sam Hinde, Freeman PR
Press: Amanda Freeman, Freeman PR
Live: Naomi Palmer, Earth Agency
10 Jun 2016
  • SFX has received a $4m bid for ticketing wing Flavorus from Vivendi Ticketing after an auction. (Billboard) SFX acquired Flavorus in early 2014 for $17m. (Hypebot)
  • Former SFX CEO Robert Sillerman speaks out for the first time about his company's implosion: 'I don't begrudge them their anger'. (Billboard)
  • Diplo named dance artist of the year in Billboard's third annual power list of DJs and execs. (Billboard) Other artists included: Above & Beyond, Steve Aoki, Deadmau5, DJ Snake, Flume, Martin Garrix, David Guetta, Calvin Harris, Kaskade, Kygo, Skrillex, The Chain Smokers and Tiësto. Pasquale Rotella, founder of Insomniac Events named Executive Of The Year whilst 'gatekeepers' named include: Zane Lowe, Alexander Ljung, founder/CEO of SoundCloud and Patrick Moxey, President/CEO, Ultra Music. 
  • SoundExchange has begun its appeal of the Copyright Royalty Board’s (CRB) recent rate ruling, saying “the webcasting rates set in the Web IV proceedings do not reflect a fair market price for music and will erode the value of music in our economy”. (Billboard)
  • Richie Hawtin and underground superstars discuss Playdifferently at IMS Ibiza. (DeepHouseAmsterdam)
  • Video: Yann Pissenem, Ushuaïa founder, IMS Ibiza keynote interview. (Ibiza Spotlight)
  • IMS College Malta schedule revealed with in-depth individual sessions focused on specializations, interactive learning sessions, speed networking and thoughtfully-curated panels. (IMS)
  • In the process of sharing a new remix, Kieran Hebden ran into technical difficulties with SoundCloud and tweeted angrily. (Pitchfork)
  • The headwinds facing music startups. (Musonomics)
  • After 10 years of movement, Detroit is ripe for a techno takeover, says Devin Culham. (
  • Why Brexit will be a devastating blow to the global club scene. (Pulse)
  • EDM needs an intervention, says Annie Rinsky. (YouTube)
  • Ticketmaster: 10% of Brits will pay £300 to attend Ibiza dance festivals. (IBITimes)
  • Polish OAPs reveal why they went clubbing at Fabric in London. (BBC)
  • Harangue the DJ: Danny McLewin and Tom Coveney. (Saturday Guardian)
  • In session: Helena Hauff (Mixmag)
  • How we made: The Orb's Little Fluffy Clouds. (Guardian)
  • Rave Curious podcast: In conversation with international DJ Cassy (Thump)
  • The struggle of music producers trying to DJ. (Magnetic Mag)
  • From July until September, London’s ICA will host a new exhibition ‘Detroit: Techno City’ (Mixmag)
  • John Digweed on the art of the extended set (Dancing Astronaut)
  • Interview with the duo behind the latest Balearic compilation, Chris Coco and Jim Breese, this time with added brewery news too (Thump)
  • Looking back at Konspiracy, arguably Manchester’s wildest acid house night out (Thump)
  • A California club bans DJs who use laptops … but why? (Guardian - Ben Beaumont-Thomas)
  • Moodymann – the enigma who remade dance music. (Guardian)
  • Galantis reveal simple steps to finding success in the dance music world. (BBC)
  • Joe Muggs goes deep with seminal Warp Records duo, Autechre. (RA)
  • Real estate, gentrification and nightlife in New York. (RA)
  • Techno elders, ageing gracefully in a youth-oriented genre. (NYTimes)
  • Diplo on why DJ culture is a 'sinking ship' and wishing he was Beyoncé. (Billboard)
  • Nic Fanciulli has announced that he’ll be bringing ‘We Are The Night’ to Pacha Barcelona on Sunday 19 June during OFF week Sonar. (The Underground)
  • Guy Gerber’s RUMORS Ibiza announces season line-up. (Data Transmission)
  • Route 94 reveals first original music in two years. (Data Transmission)
  • Theo Parrish's Sound Signature releases new Hanna album, Bless. (RA)
  • Martin Solveig shares a colourful video for Do It Right. (Mixmag)
  • Tessela announces July release for his upcoming EP. (Mixmag)
  • Underground Resistance launches spin-off label 4EVR 4WRD. (Mixmag)
  • Axwell /\ Ingrosso set up a phone number for fans to text directly and actually get a response. (
  • Hungarian duo Myon & Shane 54 announce indefinite hiatus (Dancing Astronaut)
  • Watch Hundred Waters, Skrillex and Chance The Rapper perform on The Late Show (Dancing Astronaut)
  • Stream Marquis Hawkes’ debut album Social Housing in full (Thump)
  • Berlin techno club Tresor celebrates its 25th anniversary, releasing the debut album from one of its long term resident DJs, Marcelus.  (Thump)
  • Chase & Status have told Newsbeat it's "surreal" to be putting the finishing touches to their fourth studio album. (BBC)
  • Paul Van Dyk discusses his recovery after fall from stage (Billboard)
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