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"This week’s ENT comes from a man who knows a thing or two about making big tunes, one of his early releases was a worldwide phenomenon, My Love featuring Jess Glynne. He’s back on Weapons with a vocalist called Eda Eren, this is hot, I’ve been playing it everywhere over the last couple of weeks." 
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 32.42 mins here.
Label: Christian Nockall & James Pitt, Weapons
Management: Scott Paterson, Night Dept
Publishing: Simon Harris, Minds On Fire
Radio: Christian Nockall, Your Army
Club: Alice Markham, Your Army
Streaming: Martin Cook, Your Army
TV: Emma Bailey, Your Army
Live: Jason O’Regan, Earth Agency 
25 Oct 2019
  • Vivendi says its sale of a 10% stake in Universal Music Group to Tencent should be completed in a matter of weeks, and that it is in talks with others who have “expressed an interest in investing at a similar price level”. (Billboard)
  • Ultra Music Festival’s Director of Marketing Albert Berdellans has resigned. (EDMTunes)  
  • Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike have won this year’s DJ Mag Top 100 DJs poll. (DJ Mag
  • Martin Garrix has been named as the Official Music Artist of UEFA EURO 2020 and will produce and perform the official song for the tournament as well as the official walkout music. (UEFA)
  • Rave legend and Fantazia co-founder Gideon Dawson died from a drug overdose, according to a coroner's report. (Mixmag
  • French authorities have passed new legislation which is being labelled 'anti-rave'. The aim is to "strengthen the supervision of rave parties and sanctions against their organisers". (DJ Mag
  • Klas Bergling, Avicii's father, discusses mental health for upcoming CBS special, Stop the Stigma: A Conversation About Mental Health. (  
  • Universal Audio have announced two new portable audio interfaces, the Apollo Twin X and the x4. (DJ Mag
  • The Analogue Pocket, a new handheld video game system with a built-in sequencer and synthesiser, has been launched. (DJ Mag
  • Serato’s new versions of its DJ software are compatible with macOS Catalina. (Verge
  • Moodymann's Soul Skate party announces 2020 dates, plus London and Berlin editions. (RA
  • A State Of Trance (ASOT) has revealed the theme and the first acts slated to perform at ASOT950. (DJ Mag
  • Toronto's Solaris Music Festival resurrects for 2019 and announces headliners deadmau5 and Above & Beyond. (DA
  • Black Coffee, Ellen Allien, Dubfire and more lead Day Zero Tulum 2020 line-up. (Billboard
  • The South London weekender GALA is to expand to two days and feature Gerd Janson, Job Jobse, Jayda G and more next May. (RA)
  • Promoter GoldenVoice has confirmed the full line-ups for its upcoming series of electronic music-focused events in Los Angeles. (DJ Mag
  • Croatian festival Love International reveals 40-plus acts for the fifth edition in 2020, including Eris Drew, Octo Octa, and Ben UFO. (RA
  • The Secret DJ: The best parties are when the crowd and DJ are unified. (Mixmag
  • What the hell is Business Techno? (Mixmag
  • Spotify saved the music industry. Now what? (Fortune)
  • Melbourne club Boney to close permanently next month. (RA
  • Legendary Berghain bouncer Sven Marquardt will play the Berlin club's Hospital Productions Nacht in November. (DJ Mag
  • DT668 – Mark Fanciulli (DT
  • RA.699 Aisha Devi (RA)  
  • Recognise: Cera Khin (DJ Mag
  • Excision at Lost Lands 2019 (Excision
  • Above & Beyond: Group Therapy 350 Prague (Above & Beyond
  • Destructo B2B Kaz James in The Lab LA | Bulldog Gin (Mixmag
  • Ardalan in The Lab NYC | Bulldog Gin (Mixmag
  • Nina Kraviz B2B Helena Huff at Secret Project LA (Nina Kraviz
  • The month's best mixes: digital sludge, techno slammers and Kylie. (Guardian
  • Get to know: Johanna Knutsson (DJ Mag
  • Minimal Violence: How I play live. (DJ Mag
  • In the Studio: Apparat (XLR8R
  • Renegade Riddims: Frenetic & Natty D (DT
  • 20 questions with Jacques Greene. (Billboard
  • 20 questions with Griz. (Billboard
  • Ibiza 2019 in retrospect | What the DJs had to say. (Ibiza Spotlight
  • Secret Project fulfils the appetite for raw underground dance music in LA. (Mixmag
  • On its 20 year anniversary, Fabric remains one of the world's most impactful nightclubs. (Billboard)
  • Barker: The paradise engineer. (DJ Mag
  • The driving force of Shinichiro Yokota and Soichi Terada. (DJ Mag
  • Patrick Cowley, the gay genius of Hi-NRG. (DJ Mag
  • Interview: Moodymann (RA
  • Industry executives answer the question for emerging artists, “If I was an emerging artist and I had £1,000 to spend then…”. (Sentric
  • Sonic Futures: How technology is guiding electronic music. (Fact
  • Amsterdam Dance Event 2019: Five key performances. (RA
  • The best and worst of Amsterdam Dance Event 2019. (Billboard)
  • Charlotte de Witte is a force of nature. (Mixmag
  • Carl Cox has self-confirmed he will be on the line-up for Glastonbury 2020. (DJ Mag
  • Footwork Legend DJ Spinn is back with a new Hyperdub EP. (XLR8R
  • Georgia has revealed she will be embarking on an extensive, two-month UK and European tour next year. (Mixmag
  • The Black Madonna has cancelled her scheduled appearance at Amazon’s Intersect Festival, which takes place in December. (Mixmag
  • Björk, Tzusing and DJ Marfox are among the artists featured on the new Fever Ray remix album. (RA
  • French producer Alan Braxe, otherwise known as one-third of Stardust, has a new four-track EP on the way, titled The Ascent. (DJ Mag
  • Bufiman will release his debut full-length, Albumsi, through Dekmantel next month. (RA
  • Pete Tong has announced his third album collaboration with the Heritage Orchestra, titled Chilled Classics. (DA
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