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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
Kreatur Der Nacht (feat. Isolation Berlin)
NINL in cooperation with BMG
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"This week's Essential New Tune comes from Solomun. It's called Kreatur Der Nacht and it sees him team up with German indie rock act outfit Isolation Berlin. It's the second track taken from his forthcoming album due for release in May 2021 - his first in eleven years. It's accompanied by another impressive video shot by Golden Globe-winning director Faith Akin and is his second ENT of the year - Kreatur Der Nacht." 
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 35.21 here.
LabelKatherine Parrott, NINL in cooperation with BMG
ManagementCan Azizoglu
Publishing: Copyright Control
RadioJay Ahmed, Your Army
Club: Tom Currie, Your Army
TVEmma Bailey, Your Army
OnlinePete Oldak, NINL Press
04 Dec 2020
  • The founder of the nightclub owner Deltic Group is plotting to wrest back control just two years after he declared bankruptcy. (SundayTelegraph
  • SoundCloud announced that President, Michael Weissman, will succeed Kerry Trainor as the company’s next CEO — effective 1 January 2021. Trainor will remain a member of the Board of Directors. (RotD
  • Spotify’s stock jumped 12.6% Wednesday — closing at an all-time high price of $320.89 per share. Market capitalisation rose to $60.8bn, with the stock more than doubling in value since the start of 2020. (Variety)
  • AEG has signed an agreement to run a 4,400 capacity live music venue at the £1.3bn Olympia redevelopment. The venue will be purpose-built and situated above the site’s existing West exhibition hall. (Times)
  • Live Nation has been named as the operator for a new £150m 15,000 spectator capacity arena for Cardiff. It is expected to open around February 2024. (IQ)
  • Save Our Scene UK (SOS) has announced further protests to raise funds and awareness for musicians, who are still yet to see any financial support from the Government. (RotD)
  • Germany has increased its arts and culture funding to €2.1 billion for 2021. (DJMag
  • The Night Time Industries Association (NTIA) in the UK has warned 75.6% of night-time economy businesses face permanent closure. (Mixmag
  • Facebook has launched a new music initiative called #DiscoverOnFBUK, which aims to introduce fans to emerging acts who are connecting to their audiences from home. (MusicWeek)
  • vivenu, a ticketing platform that offers an API for venues and promoters to customise to their needs, has closed €12.6m in Series A funding. (TechCrunch)
  • Spotify is stealing the Snapchat Stories feature for its app — but why? (DMN)
  • Alison Wonderland to perform a set at Colorado's Red Rocks Amphitheatre on 15 September 2021. (  
  • Krust, Peach & The Martinez Brothers to play Lost Horizon's virtual parties this December. (RA
  • The Albanian government has approved rapid Covid testing for Unum Festival 2021. (Crack
  • Drumcode Festival Malta has rolled out its first phase of 2021 line-up featuring Richie Hawtin, Maceo Plex, Adam Beyer and more. (DA
  • Time Warp has rescheduled its 2021 event to 30 October 2021. (EDMTunes
  • Basement Jaxx, Mr Scruff, Heartless Crew, Arielle Free and many more to join SK Shlomo for a virtual NYE party #RaveToTheMoon. (RotD
  • We Out Here Festival has announced the full line-up for its 2021 festival. (DJMag
  • Hospitality has announced it is launching a brand new festival in September 2021 called Hospitality Weekend In The Woods, located in Beckenham Place Park, London. (Mixmag
  • Perspectives from the scene: Salman Jaberi of Rave Scout (RA
  • Twitch harms everyone by refusing to license music. (Billboard - David Israelite, NMPA)
  • Spotify: The trends that shaped streaming in 2020. (Spotify)
  • With the streaming inquiry, the UK government has an unprecedented opportunity to set a global standard for building a vibrant and viable future for music creators, but it is an opportunity that needs seizing now. (Midia)
  • London's Studio 338 reveals flexible ten-week party programme for 2021. (RA
  • DT723 – Nightfunk (DT
  • RA.756 Roza Terenzi (RA
  • Fact Mix 786: LABOUR (Fact
  • Oli XL (XLR8R
  • Magnetic Mix 126: Shanghai Restoration Project (Magnetic
  • Podcast 672: Lol K (XLR8R
  • Dekmantel Podcast 308 - DJ Earl (Dekmantel
  • Buddy Love in the Lab LDN (Mixmag
  • Mood Swing 33 Kenny Larkin "Mood Swing" Guest Mix (MoodSwing
  • The Residency with...WhoMadeWho - Episode 4 (Beatport
  • Good Nights Formal mix: Flume (TripleJ
  • Hot Since 82 - Recovery - Hot Air Balloon Set (HotSince82
  • Label of the Month: Glasgow Underground (beatportal
  • The 15 best progressive house tracks of November 2020. (Magnetic
  • The 15 best house tracks of November 2020. (Magnetic
  • The 15 best techno tracks of November 2020. (Magnetic
  • Hot new tracks for December. (IbizaSpotlight
  • Selections: Boxia (DJMag
  • Six By Six: Eddie Amador. (iDJ
  • On Cue: Tim Reaper (DJMag
  • Dancing Astronaut’s Artists to Watch in 2021: REAPER (DA
  • Dancing Astronaut’s Breakout Artist of 2020: Moore Kismet (DA
  • “Metadata is a love note to the future” – Five takeaways from DDEX’s second Creator Credit Summit. (Synchtank - Emmanuel Legrand)
  • In Conversation with Nico Perez (CEO of Mixcloud) (DT
  • The Newsfloor: Valerie Lee talks to AFEM. [video] (LostResort
  • At home with: Amp Fiddler (DJMag
  • Making Waves: boiish (iDJ
  • Tomorrow you start again: Octo Octa and Eris Drew confront ephemerality. (electronicbeats
  • Ibiza clubbing and COVID-19: how the White Isle has adapted during the pandemic. (DJMag
  • One year, two children and a global pandemic later, Anna Lunoe is back. (
  • The remix album defined 2020 — And gave dance music a social bubble. (electronicbeats
  • How DJ David Guetta is shaping the future of electronic dance music. (Forbes
  • Flux Pavilion is to release his second album, called .wav, on 21 January 2021. (DA)  
  • Thom Yorke, Four Tet and Burial release collaborative 12-inch. (DA
  • YouTube channel CMYK launches new label, Jam Dem Sounds, with UK garage EP. (RA)
  • Dutch drum ‘n’ bass label The North Quarter this week announced details of a new mixtape project, kicking off with ‘NQ State of Mind, Vol 1’. It will be released digitally and on vinyl on 18 December. (Mixmag
  • Zedd is sending gamers through a slew of brain-twisting puzzles in Minecraft with the Inside Out Scavenger Hunt, a series of challenges named after the producer's recent single. (
  • House legend Larry Heard opens up his archives for new Vault Sessions series. (RA
  • Kerri Chandler has announced a live show called Spaces And Places at The Roundhouse in London on 28 November 2021. (Mixmag
  • Baauer slings 19 unreleased tracks in newest mixtape, BOPTAPE. (DA
  • Metalheadz starts its 25th anniversary project with reissues and new music from Goldie, John B, Kaotic Chemistry and more. (RA
  • DVS1 has a shared an album on Jeff Mills’ Axis Records. (XLR8R
  • Anna Lunoe returns to Mad Decent with her first drop in a year, Ice Cream. (DA
  • Richie Hawtin has released his first "dancefloor focused” EP in over two decades, called Time Warps EP. (DJMag
  • Chicago legend DJ Pierre is offering his discography at a special price on Bandcamp today (Friday). (Bandcamp
  • Megan Ryte was accused of plagiarising DJ Lag in her new track Culture featuring and A$AP Ferg. has since posted a video apology to Megan Ryte and DJ Lag, taking full responsibility for the lack of credit to DJ Lag. (Mixmag)
  • PLASTIKMAN R E W I N D, a lost film on Richie Hawtin's Plastikman project will screen online via Beatport at midnight tonight CET & EST. (RA
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