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The Territory
The Blaze
Animal 63
The eagle eared of you may remembered this from last week, they dropped one of my favourite records from last year, Virile, with that amazing video and we made it No. 18 on the countdown of 2016. Not only have they made an amazing record but there’s an EP coming and another brilliant video to go with this, check it out online. This is The Territory, from The Blaze, coming out of Paris.
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 29:35 mins here.
Label: Elena Giustiniani/ Manu Barron, Animal 63
Management: Manu Barron
10 Mar 2017
  • A warning has been issued about pink teddy bear pills, thought to be ecstasy, after four 13-year-old girls fell ill last weekend. (Mixmag)
  • DJ competition BURN Residency returns for 2017, with the winner set to receive a management contract worth €100,000. (RA)
  • There has been a significant boost in the amount of assaults in areas surrounding Sydney's lockout zone since the controversial laws were introduced. (Mixmag)
  • The British Tinnitus Association, a charity dedicated to raising awareness of the condition, has announced Plug’em, a new campaign focusing on the prevention of tinnitus from live music events. (Mixmag)
  • UK Music CEO Jo Dipple has written to Chancellor Philip Hammond to raise concerns over the potential negative impact the imminent business rates revaluation could have on the live music sector. (RotD)
  • Videos and images of a huge wildfire that ripped through the heart of Ibiza Town earlier this week have surfaced across social media. (Pulse) Arson is being blamed. (Pulse)
  • A new venture called Vinylised wants to unite record buyers to crowd fund vinyl releases and make it easier for small labels by providing a complete end-to-end service. (VinylFactory)
  • On International Women’s Day, SheSaidSo announced The Alternative Power 100 Music List featuring the likes of Annie Mac and Gina Tucci, Head of A&R, Big Beat Records. (SheSaidSo)
  • The Black Madonna and Dixon have been named among 10 keynote speakers at IMS Ibiza this year to celebrate 10 years of the three-day summit. (Mixmag) Other speakers announced include: Masters At Work, New Order’s Bernard Sumner, The Martinez Brothers, leading figures from Facebook, Spotify and Media Records founder Gianfranco Bortolotti.
  • Landscape launch experimental touch-sensitive instrument Stereo Field which creates unstable electrical sounds through touch. (RA)
  • Behringer is planning a budget Minimoog clone. (Fact)
  • A clone of the vintage Yamaha CS-80 synth is in the works. (RA)
  • The new Technics SP10MK3 turntable will cost $40,000. (Mixmag)
  • Tim Exile’s SLOO synth creates sound with a giant swarm of oscillators. (Fact)
  • Following the news that had been hacked and left with high bandwidth usage charges, a financial appeal has been launched. (GoFundMe)
  • Former Beatport CEO Matthew Adell's new company MetaPop has converted more than 20,000 illegal remixes into legit revenue streams for 8,000 clients. (Billboard)
  • Gorillaz are launching their own festival with the inaugural Demon Dayz to take place June 10 at Dreamland amusement park in Margate. (Mixmag)
  • Kolour in the Park’s third edition will take place from March 18-19 at the Thai Wake Park in Pathumthani, with a line-up which includes: Tube & Berger, Wankelmut, Adana Twins, Autograf, Animal Trainer and more. (Pulse)
  • Love International has revealed more names for its festival that takes place in The Garden resort in Tisno, Croatia across June 28 to July 5 including: Man Power, Tristan Da Cuhna, Linkwood, Axel Boman, Kornél Kovács and more. (Mixmag)
  • On Saturday March 24, record label and clubbing brand Soulection is headlining The Roundhouse in Camden, London with its ‘Promise Once More’ show. (Mixmag)
  • The line-up for One Tribe Festival, held at Cholmondeley Castle this August, features the likes Juan Atkins, DJ Bone, Move D, Lone, Psychemagik, Boddika and more. (Crack)
  • Manchester-based events brand and label Project 13 is hosting two shows at Hidden club with extended sets from Ben UFO and Joy Orbison throughout March. (Mixmag)
  • Brunch – In The City will return to Barcelona this year with 30 artists playing across seven dates, including: Maceo Plex, Joy Orbison, Black Coffee, Jennifer Cardini and more. (Mixmag)
  • London's Peckham Rye Music Festival lines up Kode9, DJ Spinn, Cooly G, Scratcha DVA for 2017. (Fact)
  • The eleventh edition of Damian LazarusGet Lost party in Miami will feature the likes of Art Department, Ellen Allien, Skream, Francesca Lombardo, Guy Gerber and more. (Mixmag)
  • Flying Lotus, Derrick May booked for Moogfest 2017 nighttime program. (RA)
  • Elrow has announced its new event Elrow Town London, describing it as a 360-degree experience. (Mixmag)
  • Haçienda Classical will play four new dates for the summer of 2017 across London, Newcastle, Liverpool and Brighton. (Mixmag)
  • Why saying "no" will enrich your life outside of the rave. (Mixmag)
  • Say no to 60 minutes: extended DJ sets should be the industry standard. (Mixmag)
  • North America may have found its own Ibiza. (FestivalInsight)
  • Women in dance music: where are we now? (DJMag)
  • Could Sonalytic help Spotify build, not buy SoundCloud? (MusicAlly)
  • Ushuaïa Ibiza has announced the line-up for its opening party on May 27, with Paul Kalkbrenner heading up the bill. (Mixmag)
  • Martin Solveig will return to Pacha in Ibiza this year for another round of his popular residency, My House. (DJMag)
  • Kygo has announced his first ever residency with Las Vegas’s Wynn Nightlife with whom he has exclusive two-year contract. (DJMag)
  • Berlin's Funkhaus has revealed its upcoming dates, including shows from Giegling, Hauschka, Nathan Fake, Ambiq, and more. (XLR8R)
  • London’s XOYO announces full line-ups for The Black Madonna residency. (RA)
  • Los Angeles DIY venue Non Plus Ultra shut down by city inspectors. (RA)
  • Paris’s Concrete club awarded 24-hour license. (Fact)
  • Looking back at DJ Hero, the DJing game that wasn't about DJing at all. (Thump)
  • Top 10 April 2017 festivals. (RA)
  • 10 things we love about Josh Wink. (Pulse)
  • The 10 weirdest, most wonderful Ricardo Villalobos tracks. (Pulse)
  • 20 artists to know who are rising from the underground. (Mixmag)
  • Harangue the DJ: Dave Okumu. (Guardian)
  • In the studio: Dorisburg. (XLR8R)
  • Matt Everitt and Steve Lamacq take a look at jungle and how the genre came of age in 1994. (iPlayer, 6 Music)
  • The early days of Detroit: Octave One talk. (RandsomNote)
  • Jeremy Olander talks about 2017 plans and why it’s important to be a mentor for upcoming artists. (Pulse)
  • Antal’s sets traverse genres, tempos and continents. He shares 23 years of DJing wisdom with Aaron Coultate. (RA)
  • Joe Muggs sits down with Axel Boman and John Talabot to talk about their new collaborative album. (RA)
  • Handsome Rambler: Hannibal and Tony talk with Flying Lotus and Thundercat. (SoundCloud)
  • Pixelated popstars: Japan’s dance dance revolution. (Dazed)
  • Maelstrom guides us through the depths of techno and electro. (Fabric)
  • How Mayor Giuliani decimated New York City nightlife. (Thump)
  • How Secret Garden Party made festivals palatable for posh people. (Noisey)
  • Flying Lotus interviews Anderson .Paak. (InterviewMag)
  • A catch-up with Fernando Zapico (better known as Z@p), one of Uruguay's most exciting talents. (XLR8R)
  • The transformative dance music of Jacques Greene. (Hundreds)
  • How Toronto's electronic community fought the city's rave ban and won. (Thump)
  • B.Traits on how her paleo diet keeps her fit on tour and in the studio. (Mixmag)
  • The Producergirls crew share 10 production tips. (Mixmag)
  • The Only Girl: The search for female sound engineers. (Jessica Davidson)
  • 16 record shops owned by women that you should visit. (Mixmag)
  • 100 tracks that trace the history of women in electronic music. (Mixmag)
  • Six women who have impacted dance music forever. (Pulse)
  • 20 women who shaped the history of dance music. (Mixmag)
  • These are dance music's most influential female pioneers. (DJMag)
  • How women are reclaiming record stores. (Mixmag)
  • The Black Madonna in conversation with Andreea Magdalina, Founder, (Groove)
  • The debut album from Ten Walls, titled Queen, will be released on March 15. (Mixmag)
  • Gerald Donald’s Dopplereffekt project has announced Cellular Automata, their first full-length in ten years. (Fact)
  • Fatboy Slim has shared his new single Where You Iz, which is out now via Southern Fried Records. (DJMag)
  • Mike Huckaby compiles new album, Too Many Classics To Be Left With Little Or No Attention. (RA)
  • Cari Lekebusch revives Mystic Letter K alias on new label, MLK. (RA)
  • Gorgon City have revealed that they are launching their new Kingdom Radio show that will stream on FM and DAB radio platforms to over 40 countries. (Mixmag)
  • Fabric resident Terry Francis to release first album, Together. (RA)
  • Don't DJ launches Disk label with new EP. (RA)
  • Logan Sama relaunches Earth 616 label with new EP from Maniac. (RA)
  • Preditah has dropped Blank Canvas as the debut release on his new label, Circles. (Mixmag)
  • Floating Points, Caribou, Jeremy Greenspan collaborate on synthesizer ensemble album, Tactus Tempus. (RA)
  • Theo Parrish reissues seminal Parallel Dimensions album. (XLR8R)
  • Soul Clap have mixed the 93rd Fabric mix CD. (XLR8R)
  • Frank Wiedemann and RY X are set to return as Howling with Phases, the first new music from their forthcoming full-length. (XLR8R)
  • Paul Nicholson, the designer of Aphex Twin’s logo, has shared original sketch images that chart the evolution of the emblem. (Mixmag)
  • Post Scriptum is launching a new label with a solo EP, Year Zero. (XLR8R)
  • Redditors have compiled huge list of who Skrillex has worked with. (DJMag)
  • Canadian ensemble to perform classical version of Grimes' Visions album. (RA)
  • Amsterdam festival DGTL is launching its own label with KiNK providing some techno wizardry for the first release. (Mixmag)
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