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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
Dassai Menace
Three Six Zero Recordings
out now
"It comes from Goldie and James Davidson as they combine once again to release new music as Subjective. The last Subjective album came out in 2019, Music For Inanimate Objects, and they are now back working on a brand new album that will come out in 2022. Benji B played it on his show and has teased it before. It is a bit of an epic track. Check this out."
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 32.05 here.
Label: Nick Dearmun, Three Six Zero Recordings 
Publishing: Golden Songs (Goldie aka Clifford Price) (ASCAP) Songtrust / Downtown / Golden Knights (James Davidson) (ASCAP)
Radio: Jay Ahmed, Your Army 
Club: Tom Currie, Your Army 
TV: Emma Bailey - Your Army 
Online: James Smith, Holy Social
05 Oct 2021
  • Blockchain-based music distributor Blarecast Systems announced the completion of a "multi-million ” funding round. (DMN
  • Ticketing platform Dice has acquired the long-running electronic livestream series Boiler Room, with a plan to enhance its programming and create additional revenue for artists, rights holders, collectives, festivals and clubs. (RotD
  • Raving and psychedelics create “meaningful social bonds”, a new study has found. (DJMag
  • Splice, a platform for rights-cleared sounds and beats, has established its first Global Music Council, a strategic advisory board of artist entrepreneurs, activists and experts in major music territories. (Variety
  • Amsterdam Dance Event has announced its full daytime programme with Richie Hawtin, Anna, Armin Van Buuren and more. (DJMag
  • Creamfields 2022 has announced its festival next June had sold out, while tickets for Creamfields Chelmsford would go on sale later this month. (RotD
  • Swedish House Mafia was named in the Pandora Papers after they created an offshore company in a well-known tax haven where it held the ownership to the band’s name, logo and music tracks. (Billboard) A spokesperson said “The purpose of the company was not to evade tax”. 
  • Demuir brings the raw power of Jackin' House to Beatport. (Beatportal
  • Introducing: KETTAMA (Beatportal)
  • Loopmasters are proud to present Heavy House & Garage from rising star Tenshu. (Loopcloud)
  • Playlist of the Week - Kasra (Beatportal)
  • Get your tunes grooving and discover the influence of swing on the world’s favourite music. (Loopcloud)
  • How UK Garage conquered 2021. (Beatportal)
  • Coinbase to showcase iconic music festival moments at EDC via onsite NFT galleries. (EDM
  • Deadmau5 has released a new music video for his new single, created entirely by fans in Core Games, the platform for user-created interactive experiences. (NME
  • TikTok has lined up its own NFT drop, leveraging content from some of its top creators, including Lil Nas X, Grimes and Bella Poarch. (TechCrunch
  • Spotify may withhold royalties for ‘artificial streams’. (MusicAlly
  • The Amsterdam Dance Event website will host a Deezer music widget with an exclusive ‘Sounds of ADE’ playlist. (RotD)
  • DJs in eight markets around the world, including the UK, are sharing their own mixed-music content, in addition to compilations directly on Spotify through its idea-testing DJ Mixes. (Spotify
  • Unsound has finalised UNiiQU3, AYA and Speaker Music for its 2021 festival. (RA
  • Departure Festival shares phase two lineup featuring Adam Beyer, Dubfire, Rinzen, Black Coffee, and more. (DA
  • Costa Rica's Ocaso Underground Music Festival celebrates its fifth anniversary in January 2022 with Amelie Lens, Hot Since 82, Seth Troxler, Samá Abdulhadi and more. (Mixmag
  • Rakastella Festival returns to Miami with Ben UFO, Jayda G, Eris Drew, Octo Octa, DJ Harvey and more. (RA
  • MDLBeast has announced Saudi Arabia's first three-day music event with a conference and nightlife aspect. XP will take place in Riyadh from 13 – 15 December 2021. (IQ)
  • Burning Man festival has partnered with Sotheby's to sell art and experiences in an effort to keep organizing nonprofit running until 2022 tickets go on sale in January. (Billboard
  • Just how difficult is it to make a sustainable living from streaming? (Cherie Hu
  • Five ways to separate acapellas and stems in 2021. (DJMag
  • Serato DJ Pro now supports Pioneer DJ’s CDJ-3000 players in HID mode. (DJMag
  • Catalonia's nightclubs are expected to reopen on 8 October. (RA
  • Josey Rebelle, Benji B, and Terry Francis amongst additions to fabric's 39-hour party on 22 October. (RA
  • Defected has renewed its deals with ADA and BMG. (MW
  • EX.578 Henrie Kwushue (RA
  • Korolova - Live @Chicago (Korolova
  • RA.800 UNIIQU3 (RA
  • Louise Chen in The Lab LDN (Mixmag
  • Anna Tur DJ set from Creamfields 2021 (DJMag
  • CamelPhat DJ set from Creamfields 2021 (DJMag
  • Armin van Buuren DJ set from Creamfields 2021 (DJMag
  • Carl Cox DJ set from Creamfields 2021 (DJMag
  • The 15 best house tracks of September 2021. (Magnetic
  • Selections: Saoirse (DJMag
  • Recognise: Mina (DJMag
  • '90s rave music is making a comeback. (TeenVogue
  • How promoters, parties and activists are challenging New York's decades-old anti-drug legislation. (RA
  • Rachel Barton, the founder of audio production company Grape, discusses the difficult choices to expand her business and repertoire. (Times)
  • Arabs Do It Better: the party championing Arabic music in the Holy Land. (Mixmag
  • AVA: a triumphant return for the Belfast festival. (DJMag
  • Unorthodox Event is leading the first queer movement in drum 'n' bass. (Mixmag
  • UK Black History Month 2021: electronic music events guide (DJMag
  • Saytek talks about his new album Motifs From The New World. (ScottishSun
  • "I want it to wipe the slate clean": How Feed Me's new album resets an influential career. (EDM
  • Ben Böhmer: "Lockdown made my music more personal and unfiltered" (Mixmag
  • 20 questions with Adam Beyer: The techno legend on working with Kevin Saunderson and loving Billie Eilish. (Billboard
  • The music industry is an unexpected victim of a plastics shortage. (Economist
  • Demand for records is soaring, and Britain’s supply problems are making it even harder to get albums pressed. (Observer
  • Tresor at 30: the evolution of a Berlin techno institution. (DJMag
  • Rezz has confirmed plans for a tour across North America, starting early next year. (DJMag
  • Afrodeutsche has announced a new weekly show on BBC Radio 6 Music. (RA
  • Floating Points to play a full weekend of parties at Corsica Studios, starting on 22 October. (RA
  • Kevin Saunderson and Adam Beyer have collaborated to release 17-track ‘E-Dancer Re:Generate’, marking Drumcode’s 250th release. (Mixmag
  • Dutch techno pioneer Aïda Spaninks, AKA Lady Aïda, has died aged 63. (DJMag
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