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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
Roberto Surace
Defected Records
"Now if you’ve been out in Ibiza so far this season you might have come across this, it’s been getting hammered by Marco Carola at his new Music On night at Pacha. I’ve been playing it and a couple of other DJs as well like Nic Fanciulli. It's something brand new from Italian DJ and producer Roberto Surace, called Joys. If you’re an old soul boy or girl you’ll recognise the vocal, no question this will be massive for the summer of 2019."
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 35:23 mins here.
Label: Defected Records
Management & Live: Luca Piccolo, Music On
Radio & Club: Wez Saunders, Defected Records
Online: Scarlett Pares Landells, Defected Records

28 Jun 2019
  • Streaming In DJ Booths: what the DJ industry really thinks at IMS Ibiza 2019. (DJTechTools)
  • Curating Balanced Line-Ups presented by at IMS 2019. (IMS)
  • Sven Väth discusses 20 years of Cocoon in Ibiza at IMS 2019. (IMS)
  • Charlotte de Witte: Keynote Interview with Pete Tong at IMS 2019. (IMS)
  • IMS 2019:
  • Voting has opened for the DJ Awards following the announcement of this year's nominees. (Ibiza Spotlight
  • Hyperdub will launch its new sub-label, Flatlines, in July with an audio essay by the late Mark Fisher and philosopher Justin Barton. (Mixmag)  
  • The PRS Foundation has extended the Keychange pledge to nearly 200 festivals. The festivals have committed to a 50/50 gender balance by 2022. The pledge is also expanding to include conservatoires, orchestras, broadcasters, concert halls, agents, labels and any music organisations seeking to achieve a better gender balance in the industry. (Guardian
  • Ultra Europe has confirmed it is moving to the Mladeži Park in Split, Croatia, for the next four years, including its 2019 edition. (EDMtunes
  • Pete Tong is joining Three Six Zero Recordings as President. Launched in 2018, the Recordings arm is a joint venture between Sony Music and management company Three Six Zero. (Billboard)
  • Learn about synthesizers via Ableton’s interactive website.  (Ableton
  • Daedelus and Bleep Labs make new modular-friendly sampler delay module, Delaydelus 2. (Fact
  • Pro-ject have launched a new range of home turntables called the T1, starting at £239. (DJ Mag
  • Tomorrowland has revealed the trailer for its 2019 festival, titled The Book of Wisdom. (DJ Mag
  • OFFSónar completes 2019 programme with the addition of Luciano and Damian Lazarus. (RA
  • Morocco's Oasis Festival completes line-up with Theo Parrish and Moodymann. (RA
  • Dekmantel has released the full schedule for its seventh edition which kicks off in just over a month. (DJ Mag
  • Amelie Lens, Charlotte de Witte, Helena Hauff and Richie Hawtin are among the first names to be announced for 2019 Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE). (Mixmag
  • How to overcome creative blocks. (Mixmag
  • The Secret DJ: Being a promoter allows DJs to stand up for what they believe in. (Mixmag
  • The broken parts of music streaming, How do we fix these fake streams? ...and more. (David Turner)
  • Dublin club District 8 is to reopen at Jam Park. (RA
  • Paris nightclub Concrete has announced it will officially close in mid-July. (Mixmag
  • Nina Kraviz, Aphex Twin, Disclosure, Chase & Status, Mall Grab and loads more are set to play at The Warehouse Project's new venue, Depot, in Manchester. (Mixmag
  • Japan's best clubs - exploring the country's innovative and exciting scene. (DJ Mag
  • Universal Music Publishing Group has signed Idris Elba to an exclusive, worldwide publishing agreement. (RotD)
  • Pulse Music Group has signed James Blake to an exclusive global publishing agreement for future works. (Billboard
  • DT652 – Dom Dolla (DT
  • RA.682 Savile (RA
  • Objekt | Boiler Room x Eristoff Day & Night | Vienna (Boiler Room
  • DJ Bone | Boiler Room x Eristoff Day & Night | Vienna (Boiler Room
  • Ben Sims | Boiler Room x AVA Festival 2019 (Boiler Room
  • Kid Fonque in The Lab Johannesburg (Mixmag
  • Kiddy Smile | BUDX Paris (Mixmag
  • What So Not | BUDX Ho Chi Minh City (Mixmag
  • Label of the month: Sähkö (RA
  • Renegade Riddims: Mountain (DT
  • Henry Hacking - A house name to watch in 2019 (iDJ
  • On The Road with... John Digweed. (Metro)
  • Artist Tips: Kate Simko (LR8R)  
  • In conversation with Wez Saunders. (DT
  • In conversation: Daniel Miller at Moogfest 2019 (Magnetic
  • The 10 best Polish techno tracks. (Mixmag
  • 10 Essential Boards of Canada tracks. (Billboard
  • The best of Philippe Zdar: 10 essential productions. (Mixmag
  • DJing slow, fast and everything in between. (RBMA
  • A 10 track guide to the funky world of old-school disco re-edit services. (ElectronicBeats
  • The art of DJing: Derrick Carter (RA
  • The sound of: Astrophonica (DJ Mag
  • Norman Cook has spent three decades blowing away the Ibiza party crowd. He talks about why he teamed up with Julien Temple to make a ‘silent’ film about the island’s past. (Guardian)
  • Fatboy Slim and Julien Temple's silent film about Ibiza is 'an intervention' for the island. (Mixmag)  
  • Inside YouTube Music Presents: Marshmello spotlight fan experience. (Billboard
  • Volvox: The techno firebrand raised in the rave. (DJ Mag
  • Interview: Opolopo (iDJ
  • Holy Ghost! takes us to the disco on Work, their first album in 6 years. (Billboard
  • Saturday Night Session 024: Tritonal opens up about what could be their most personal body of work to date and craft custom mix to celebrate the release of U&ME. (DA
  • Hannah Wants talks tunes, tour life and Love Somebody. (
  • Behind the rise and risks of artist-driven dance music festivals. (Billboard
  • Intense and cathartic: How Object Blue's creative fixation ignites her groundbreaking music. (Mixmag
  • The Chemical Brothers - a band striving to stay vital to a new generation of ravers. (NME)
  • 'What I made before was fiction. Now, I'm designing a life': Madeon discusses his new album and next act. (Billboard
  • Stockholm Syndrome: How Kornél Kovács' hometown inspires his playful productions. (Mixmag
  • How Stardust’s Music Sounds Better With You inadvertently changed the face of house music. (DJ Mag
  • Octo Octa and Eris Drew have announced the launch of their very own music label, T4T LUV NRG. (Mixmag
  • Jeff Mills will commemorate the 1969 Moon landing on new album, Moon - The Area Of Influence. (DJ Mag
  • Rudimental and The Martinez Brothers have released a new collaboration featuring Malawian artist Faith Mussa called Sitigawana. (Mixmag)  
  • Eric Prydz celebrates 15 years of his Pryda alias with three volume EP series titled Pryda 15. (Mixmag
  • Purple Disco Machine lands two tracks on Shazam's Ibiza Dance Chart. (Billboard
  • Tiësto reimagines Martin Garrix, Macklemore, and Patrick Stump’s Summer Days. (DA
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