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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
Under The Water (Undercatt remix)
Brother Brown
"This week’s Essential New Tune is another remix of a classic old tune, it originally came out at the end of the 90’s on FFRR. It’s now being re-released in the form of a brand new remix from rising stars Undercatt."
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 32:51 mins here.
Label: Laura Hand, FFRR
Management: Henrik Lücke Olsen, L-Mgt
Publishing: Copyright Control
Radio: James Jackson, Listen Up   
Club: James Marsh, Listen Up
Live: Raphael Stier, People & Machines
02 Aug 2019
  • Spotify has grown its user base to 108m premium subscribers and 232m total active monthly users as of the end of June. The figures are up from 100m and 217m at the end of March. (Billboard)
  • Beatport and Loopmasters have joined forces in a new partnership. Beatport has sold off its Sounds business to Loopmasters, while also taking a strategic investment in Loopmasters. (RotD
  • Paris Electronic Week has announced its first panels and speakers. Taking place 25-29 September at Gaité Lyrique and various other venues around the city, the 5-day programme will comprise talks, exhibitions, workshops and masterclasses on a range of subjects, plus speakers from the likes of Burning ManNuits SonoresRinse France 1024 Architecture and more. (RotD
  • Los Angeles-based producer Ras G has died, according to Brainfeeder. (Mixmag
  • Poland's electronic music community has called for global support following a spate of anti-LGBTQ+ violence. (DJ Mag
  • Jeremy Deller explores how the UK's boundaries of identity, class and geography in the 1980s was changed forever by rave and acid house culture in a new documentary. (Mixmag
  • Marshmello, Alison Wonderland, RL Grime, Sigala and more participated in the Fortnite World Cup celebrity Pro-Am competition last weekend. (
  • The Chainsmokers have dethroned Calvin Harris from the top of Forbes' World Highest-Paid DJs of 2019 with earnings of $46m for the past 12 months, compared to Calvin's $38.5m, which sees him drop to 3. Marshmello climbs to 2 with $40m while Steve Aoki ($30m) and Diplo (£25m) finish the top 5. (Forbes)  
  • The European Court of Justice has ruled that the reproduction of a sound sample taken from an existing recording must be authorised by the original producer. The landmark judgement was based on a 20 year old case bought by Kraftwerk. (Billboard
  • Learn how to mix harmonically with Native Instruments and Chris Liebing. (Native
  • Tech Talk: Kenny Larkin shares the secrets of his studio. (ElectronicBeats
  • The $60 gadget that’s changing electronic music. (NYTimes
  • Audio-streaming platform Mixcloud is introducing a new service-wide ‘Premium’ subscription, which will cost $7.99 a month and enable listeners to “access all public shows across the platform without limits”. (MusicAlly)
  • Terminal V has locked in Laurent Garnier, Maceo Plex, Ame and more for its full line-up. (DJ Mag
  • Boomtown is putting forward a pledge to encourage freedom of expression at the festival as a part of its Respect campaign. (Mixmag
  • Erick Morillo, Greg Wilson and Heidi have been announced to play in the full line-up for elrow Town London party. (Mixmag
  • Holy Ship has announced its line-up for the first Wrecked edition in January 2020. (Mixmag
  • Rezz, Madeon and more to headline Club House Festival 2019 in Maryland. (Billboard
  • Avalon Emerson, Jayda G and Kode9 in collaboration with Japanese animator Kōji Morimoto are among the names locked for Simple Things festival 2019. (DJ Mag)
  • Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) has been ranked as the fastest growing festival in the world, according to data collected by Stubhub. (DJ Mag
  • Hard Summer have released their daily set times and festival map. (
  • Marshmello, Tiesto, Alison Wonderland and more top EDC Guangdong 2019 line-up. (Billboard
  • Ultra Miami is to extend its sustainability initiative for next year's festival. Dedicated to decreasing the environmental impact of the festival, the ‘Mission: Home’ initiative will include a significant decrease in single-use plastics, an enhanced recycling program and a "leave no trace" policy. (DJ Mag
  • Wakana reunion: Not for everyone, and all the better for it. (Mixmag
  • The enduring appeal of trance. (DJ Mag
  • An oral history: A-Trak's journey with turntables. (Mixmag
  • Has the wellness movement killed clubbing as we know it? (Dazed
  • CC:DISCO! and Young Marco are set for Sun Down Circle anniversary party at Bali-based Desa Potato Head club on 3 August. (Mixmag
  • 2manyDJ’s return to Manchester for a huge show at Gorilla on 23 August. (DT
  • Apollonia have shared the full line-ups for new Sunday party, Planet Claire, at Octan Ibiza. (DJ Mag
  • Insomniac, the parent company of Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas, has acquired ownership stake in Club Space in Miami, one of the city's leading nightclub venues. (Mixmag
  • DT656 - Mambo Brothers (DT
  • RA.687 Autechre (RA
  • Carlos Valdes | Boiler Room Ibiza: DC-10 (Boiler Room
  • Willow | Boiler Room Ibiza: DC-10 (Boiler Room)
  • Seth Troxler | Boiler Room Ibiza: DC-10 (Boiler Room
  • Romare in The Lab LDN (Mixmag
  • Da Capo in The Lab Johannesburg (Mixmag
  • Mikey Lion in The Lab NYC (Mixmag
  • HARD takeover with GTA and Born Dirty in The Lab LA (Mixmag
  • Fideles at the Royal Fortress of Chinon, France (Cercle
  • Don Diablo live at Tomorrowland 2019 (Tomorrowland
  • Carl Cox live at Tomorrowland 2019 (Tomorrowland
  • DJ Snake live at Tomorrowland (Tomorrowland
  • Camelphat live at Tomorrowland (Tomorrowland
  • David Guetta live at Tomorrowland (Tomorrowland
  • 15Y Tribute Armin Van Buuren live at Tomorrowland 2019 (Tomorrowland
  • Label of the month: Kimochi (RA
  • On Cue: Ethiopian Records (DJ Mag
  • My Tech: DJ Monki (Metro)
  • Renegade Riddims: Tekitoka (DT
  • Fresh Kicks 112: DJ Delish (DJ Mag
  • The 20 best US rave anthems of the '90s. (Mixmag
  • July's best music (RA
  • Get to know Seattle’s next big thing: Fluencie (DMNW
  • Get to know Imogen, the fast-rising techno artist who's proving age is just a number. (Mixmag
  • 11 DJs who wear masks and the stories behind them. (Billboard
  • Six By Six: Rasmus Faber (iDJ
  • Love Dancin is the audiophile soundsystem bringing sonic perfection to festivals. (Mixmag
  • Meet the underground crews transforming Miami's rave landscape. (DJ Mag
  • How the women of dance music have taken over high fashion. (Mixmag
  • How TikTok became the music discovery platform for the smartphone generation. (CNBC
  • The Great Annual Ibiza Debate: 2019 (IMS
  • Game Changer: How Tangerine Dream's Phaedra set the template for ambient electronics. (DJ Mag
  • Sónar has always sought to support talent from its home country, and this year its programme highlighted the incredible creativity of Spain’s electronic music scene in 2019. (DJ Mag
  • Shambhala through the ages: The evolution of a raver (DMNW
  • Velvet Code interview (
  • Skin Teeth: Hardcore will never die! (iDJ
  • Fabio & Grooverider's Rage Night was the fiery crucible where jungle and drum 'n' bass were formed. (Mixmag
  • Nina Kraviz and Parris Mitchell talk record obsessions, ghetto-house and creativity. (Mixmag)
  • Kings of House NYC (Louie Vega & David Morales) talk Ibiza expense, phone addiction and 51st State. (Mixmag
  • Inside the winning, spinning world of Steve Aoki, music’s $30 million DJ. (Forbes)
  • David Guetta talks about the pressure of stardom and his love for making house records as alter-ego Jack Back. (Sun)
  • Carl Cox: "Police used to tap my phone and intercept my van on the way to parties" (Mixmag)
  • Seth Troxler discusses the evolution of Ibiza and gentrification of electronic music. (Billboard
  • Planet Mu's Jlin has contributed ten original tracks for a new video game, Songs Of The Lost. (DJ Mag
  • Rufus Du Sol announce Solace Remixed album feat. Justin Martin, Hot Since 82 and more. (Billboard
  • Flume releases new joint EP, Quits, with Reo Cragun. (DJ Mag
  • Amelie Lens teases new Little Robot EP on her Lenske label for 12 September. (Mixmag
  • SOPHIE shares two-part 'non-stop remix album'. (RA
  • Jeff Mills has announced his upcoming compilation Sight Sound and Space is set for release on 4 October via his Axis label. (Mixmag
  • Roberto Surace has topped Shazam's Ibiza Dance Chart. (Billboard
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