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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
The Owls
out now
This one comes out of Finland from a guy we've been playing a lot of over the last year so we're glad to give him an ENT. First from a series of new releases that are coming through the summer into autumn, this is called The Owls by Yotto released on Anjunadeep. 
This week’s Essential New Tune is featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 32:00 mins here. 
Label: Dom Donnelly / Allan McGrath, Anjunadeep
ManagementDom Donnelly / Adam Sellers, Involved Management
Publishing: Jarrod Bird, Involved Publishing
Radio: James Jackson, Listen Up
ClubJames Jackson, Listen Up 
Press: Cecilia Doreng-Stearns, Listen Up
Live Bookings: Steve Hogan / Brendan Long, WME
01 Jul 2016
  • New child friendly logos on ecstasy tablets appear to be targeting very young people, in a worrying trend. (Pulse Radio)
  • Skrillex and Diplo's debut album under joint alias Jack Ü has been certified gold by the RIAA after selling over 568,000 copies. (DJMag)
  • A 20-year-old woman has died after attending EDC Las Vegas. (Billboard)
  • Seth Troxler has joined Nightlife Matters, the campaign to promote UK nightlife, created by the Night Time Industries Association. (Clash)
  • Black Coffee won Best International act, Africa, at the BET Awards. (Billboard) He was also the only electronic musician to be nominated in the category and the first South African to win a BET.
  • Vickie Nauman outlines the five elements of the music/tech industry which are need to bring about a sustainable future in music. (Hypebot)
  • Listeners are able to distinguish the difference between standard audio and hi-res audio quality, according to a university study. (DMN)
  • New patent could allow Apple to block the camera functionality of iPhones at gigs and events. (Mixmag)
  • Questions linger on Twitter's plans to incorporate SoundCloud after $70m investment. (IPWatchdog)
  • SoundCloud has announced that video adverts will soon be arriving on the US mobile app. (Forbes)
  • Mixmag announce stage splits for new festival Boundary Brighton, featuring headliner Craig David. (Mixmag)
  • Ten Walls has been removed from the Ibiza Circoloco line up after a backlash from fellow DJs. (Pulse Radio) DJs respond. (Mixmag)
  • The Calvi On The Rocks line up for 2016 has been announced, featuring John Talabot, Bicep, D.K. and Virginia amongst many more. (Resident Advisor)
  • Meakusma announces new festival, set to take place from September 23 to 25 across five stages in the Belgian town of Eupen and featuring a line-up of experimental electronics and dance music DJs. (Resident Advisor)
  • Jeff Mills will hold a four-date residency at London's Barbican in June 2017. (Quietus)
  • ADE's latest announcement reveals Adam BeyerCraig David, Joseph CapriatiLuke SlaterRodhadRichie HawtinTiësto and many more as performers. (Mixmag)
  • Gino Raidy looks at how the private party scene is democratising the dancefloor in Beirut. (Thump)
  • Is live streaming becoming a real business? (TubeFilter)
  • Resident Advisor are heading to Lux Fragil in Portugal for the latest instalment of their In Residence series. (Resident Advisor)
  • Former Glasslands owners to open new Brooklyn venue, Elsewhere. (Resident Advisor) The 24000-square-foot warehouse will contain five separate spaces including a 5000-square-foot performance hall for live music and dance nights.
  • Better data from nightclubs can prevent a violent night out - new study. (Sputnik)
  • Giorgio Moroder has announced his return to Casablanca Records - the label that put out some of his most famous work. (Billboard)
  • How we made Space Ibiza. (Guardian)
  • Harangue the DJ: Roosevelt. (Guardian)
  • Thump choose their 13 favourite mixes of 2016 so far. (Thump)
  • Mark Barrott, the man behind Uruguayan label International Feel has put together a follow-up to his much-lauded debut LP Sketches From An Island, with exclusive commentary about the history of the Balearic sound. (Thump)
  • Watch a self produced short documentary by Moby to accompany his memoir on living in NYC in the ‘90s. (Thump)
  • Andy Ferguson and Matt McBriar tell Resident Advisor about the tracks they listen to away from the clubs. (Resident Advisor)
  • Inside the secret Nazi dance music underground. (Daily Beast)
  • He helped to shape UK dance music, but now the south London producer Mala is on a new journey. Next stop: Lima. (Guardian - Rahul Verma)
  • Christian Eede speaks to Joshua Cheon, the founder of the goth- and Italo-leaning imprint Dark Entries. (RBMA)
  • Aphex Twin premiers new track CHEETAHT7b from forthcoming Cheetah EP. (Mixmag)
  • Lane 8 turns event concept into brand new label This Never Happened.(Mixmag)
  • Preston James and Mike Parvizi are Penthouse Penthouse, an LA duo who’ve just released a five-track EP with singer Bobby Saint. (Mixmag)
  • Ploy has announced a new three track EP, set for release on Batu's Timedance label. (Resident Advisor)
  • Zomby's new LP for Hyperdub features a collaboration with Burial. (Thump)
  • The latest promo video for Mad Decent Block Party features James van der Beek pretending to be Diplo, talking us through a day in his life. (Mixmag)
  • Deadmau5 launches a virtual reality game. (Billboard)
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