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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
This week’s Essential New Tune is taken from a forthcoming release on Rekids, which teams up the main man Radio Slave with SRVD. I’ve had the pleasure of having this in my record box for the past 4 or 5 weeks and it's truly bringing back the spirit of old Detroit tunes as only Radio Slave knows how. This is a monster, B.Traits loves it as well, this is ‘Elevate’. 
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 31:52 mins here.
LabelLeon Oakey, Rekids
Radio & OnlineWill Lawes, Dispersion PR
Live: Gideon Rathenow, Hemisphere Agency
07 Sep 2018
  • Beatport has appointed Heiko Hoffmann as Director of Artists & Label Relations. He has over two decades of experience in the electronic music industry and previously was editor-in-chief of Germany’s Groove magazine. He is a regular keynote speaker, moderator and panellist at conferences including ADE, Sonar, IMS and MIDEM. (All Access)
  • Gilles Peterson is curating a week of mental health fundraising events in North London for local charity Safaplace. (Standard
  • Over 8,000 people used drug testing facilities at seven UK music festivals this summer. (BBC)
  • Peggy Gou, Tracey Thorn, Goldie and Sophie were among the winners at this year's AIM Independent Music Awards. (Music Week)
  • Marshmello has been confirmed to headline the upcoming Forbes Under 30 Summit Music festival. (Billboard
  • London's Take Note Academy has finalised its 2018 programme with live performances from Silvia Kastel and Tom Demac. (RA
  • The first ever London Music Conference is launching in October and will be hosted over multiple leading venues across the capital. The event will feature panel discussions, talks and production masterclasses from influential industry figures, including Broadwick Live's Mark Newton, Ministry of Sound's booking manager Nikki Gordon and Mixmag's editor Duncan Dick. (Standard
  • Five new gear releases that cost under £300. (Mixmag
  • MasterSounds and TPI have released a new isolator, TRBxM, to stop turntable feedback. (RA)
  • Pioneer DJ launches XDJ-RR all-in-one system for aspiring DJs. (FACT
  • Dave Smith Instruments rebrands as Sequential after Yamaha returns rights. (RA
  • The Swiss Museum & Center for Electronic Music Instruments (SMEM), which holds the largest collection of synths has launched a Kickstarter campaign to help build a public studio. (RA
  • Sentric Music has launched RightsApp - a  software and service platform that enables rightsholders to register works, track royalties, manage their catalogue, boost revenue and collect earnings worldwide from one centralised hub. (RotD)
  • JASSS, Lanark Artefax, and DJ Marfox added to Prague's Lunchmeat festival. (XLR8R
  • Nina Kraviz, Honey Dijon and Seth Troxler to play in former prison for Audio Obscura's ADE 2018 parties. (RA)
  • Canada's Contact festival announces it's full line-up featuring headliners Skrillex and The Chainsmokers. (Billboard
  • Promoters Insomniac and Ocesa announce date for Mexico's largest dance festival, EDC Mexico. (DJ Mag
  • KiNK, Bob Moses, Nastia, Max Cooper, SG Lewis and Bloody Mary to play The First NYD 2019 event in Melbourne. (RA
  • Shanti Celeste, DJ Seinfeld, DJ Python and Volvox have pulled out of Meteor Festival in Israel. (DJ Mag)  
  • Armin Van Buuren, Axwell Λ Ingrosso, Steve Angello and many more set for Ultra China Beijing later this month. (DJ Mag
  • Ultra Shanghai has been cancelled due to 'circumstances well beyond our control' a week before taking place. (DA
  • Is dance music suffocating under a wave of beige productions or are we just jaded? (DJ Mag
  • An ode to the disco nap. (Mixmag
  • Brixton’s Phonox has announced South African DJ and producer Esa as the club’s newest Saturday night resident in October. (FACT)
  • East London venue EartH launches a crowdfunding campaign to transform its basement into an education centre for young people. (Mixmag
  • Printworks London to host Chase & Status album showcase on November 3rd. (Pulse
  • De School has revealed its plans for another 62-hour party during ADE 2018 featuring sets from Marcel Dettmann, JASSS and Eris Drew. (RA)
  • Elrow unveils futuristic outer space theme for their Amnesia Ibiza closing party featuring Eats Everything, Joris VoornClaptone and more. (DJ Mag
  • Things to do this month on Ibiza - September 2018. (Ibiza Spotlight
  • Six artists you need check out this September. (Mixmag
  • Label Profile: Sleazy Deep (DT
  • Q&A: Brooke Brothers (Your EDM
  • The 15 best bass music tracks of August 2018. (Magnetic
  • What do DJs actually do? [video] (Insider)
  • Naughty Boy: 'UK is the hub of world music.' (M)
  • The art of club design. (Mixmag
  • A new wave of electronic acts from the Irish Republic and Northern Ireland are taking over the British dance scene. (Guardian)
  • Ben Klock's Photon show is a perfectly judged synthesis of light and music. (Mixmag
  • Jauz breaks down his ambitious concept album, The Wise and The Wicked. (Billboard
  • DJ, live electronic artist & vocalist Thomas Gandey talks about living and working with his speech impediment. (Ibiza Voice)
  • Dutch DJ Julian Jordan discusses friendship with Martin Garrix and being CEO of his own label. (Billboard)
  • Loud Luxury discuss life after Body and staying humble. (Billboard
  • Bedouin have taken nomadic house to lands further afield than just Burning Man. Johnny Lee catches up with them in Ibiza. (Mixmag
  • Justice on 10 years together, Woman Worldwide, and what the future holds for the greatest dance-rock band of all time. (DA
  • DJ Benji B has worked with everyone from Kanye to Phoebe Philo. Now as Louis Vuitton's first ever music director he wants to reinvent the sound of the runway. (FT
  • Andy C opens up about his passion for DJing, giving new artists a platform and his love of the beautiful game. (DJ Mag
  • Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs drops new single, Body Move. (DA) 
  • Shlømo announces debut album, Mercurial Skin, to be released next month. (RA
  • Bob Moses release a new single, Enough To Believe, from their upcoming Battle Lines LP. (DA
  • Loud Luxury release new single, Love No More. (DA
  • Danish DJ Courtesy launches new label, Kulør, with Copenhagen techno compilation. (Mixmag)  
  • Calvin Harris has shared his opinion on the definition of "EDM". (DJ Mag
  • Peggy Gou and Bob Moses to feature on new FIFA 19 soundtrack. (RA
  • Tom Swoon sentenced to prison in Poland after fatal drink driving conviction. (DA
  • Avicii's Steinway piano will be displayed in a Stockholm museum. (EDM Tunes)
  • Dua Lipa and Silk City, aka Mark Ronson and Diplo, drop their new single Electricity with brand new video. (MTV)
  • Hannah Wants reveals she has been battling breast cancer for the last 18 months. (Mixmag)
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