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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
Music Is The Way ft. Klara Sestiniova
out now
"It comes from an Italian producer, now living in Prague, and making his debut on Diynamic as part of the Floor to the Floor 21 compilation. It's being heralded as a truly immersive testament to the times that will bring an unparalleled euphoria on dance floors across the globe as we move to a healthy and thriving nightlife once again. This week's ENT is called 'Music Is The Way' featuring the voice of Klara Sestiniova, and it comes from Spada."
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 32.29 here.
Label: Pete Oldak, Diynamic   
Management: Ermanno Spadati
Publishing: Pete Oldak, Diynamic 
Radio: Tom Currie, Your Army 
Club: Leo Picking, Your Army
Streaming: Pete Oldak, Diynamic 
Online Press: Pete Oldak, Diynamic 
Live: Spada
09 Nov 2021
  • Spain saw revenues of recorded music grow by a modest 4.4% in 2020, with physical sales dropping from a projected €73m to €55.2m, and performance rights collection of €50m. (Billboard)  
  • French digital music company Believe saw revenue rise 27.1% to €144m in its first full quarter since going public. (Billboard
  • Live Nation's stock closed at an all-time high following Q3 results being announced. (Billboard) However, compared to pre-pandemic levels in Q3 2019, revenue was 28.5% down. Estimated events and fans were down 35.9% and 46.1%.  
  • Radio 1 announced the Annie Nightingale Presents Scholarship, an initiative designed to champion up-and-coming women and non-binary DJs in the dance scene. (BBC
  • The video for Duck Sauce’s 'Mesmerize', directed by Keith Schofield, won the Video of the Year award as well as the Best Dance/Electronic Video (International) at the UK Music Video Awards 2021Bicep won the award for Best Animation in a Video for 'Saku'. (RotD
  • Music creation firm BandLab has acquired ReverbNation, a company historically focused on providing services for independent artists. (MusicAlly)  
  • Tomorrowland Winter 2022 has sold out. (EDMTunes
  • Insomniac’s Countdown NYE announces line-up topped by REZZ, RL Grime, deadmau5, and more. (DA
  • Insomniac’s Factory 93 underground house and techno concept is entering the European scene with two shows in Antwerp, Belgium, this month. (EDMTunes
  • Fatboy Slim, SHERELLE, Maribou State, TSHA, Kettama and ABSOLUTE are among the names added to Snowbombing 2022. (DJMag
  • Love International will return to The Garden Tisno in 2022. The line-up features Shanti Celeste, Moxie, Saoirse & Peach and more. (RA)
  • Josey Rebelle, Goldie, Gerd Janson, Shanti Celeste and more are set to perform at next year's GALA festival in London. (RA)  
  • There is no "creator economy". (PennyFractions - David Turner) 
  • The creator economy is growing much faster than music streaming. (Cherie Hu
  • Label of the Month - Rekids (Beatportal)
  • Playlist of the Week - DJ Marky (Beatportal)
  • Loopmasters are proud to present Confessions of an Audio Addict from the legendary Roni Size. (Loopcloud)
  • Vive La Dance: 10 House Champions from the New French Underground. (Beatportal)
  • The first standalone controller powered by Beatport LINK is here: Numark's Mixstream Pro (Numark)
  • Beatport and Loopcloud announce the Carl Craig x Planet E Remix Competition. (Loopcloud)
  • Manchester's The Warehouse Project is offering urine testing kits for people who believe they might have been drugged. (RA
  • London club The Cause is closing. (DJMag
  • A Space Ibiza, club night, bar, and restaurant will launch on the White Island in 2022. (DJMag
  • DICE launches in Ibiza with multi-year deal with Circoloco's DC-10. (RotD)
  • Universal Music Group’s electronic-focused arm Astralwerks have teamed up with Domino Recording Co. to secure a global partnership with American duo Bob Moses for their latest single ‘Time and Time Again’. (Mixmag
  • RA.805 Grand River (RA
  • MikeQ in The Lab LDN (Mixmag
  • Bradley Zero, Adam Pits & Yushh Live From DJ Mag HQ (DJMag
  • Prospa Live From DJ Mag HQ (DJMag
  • The 15 best techno tracks of October 2021. (Magnetic
  • A history of Gqom in ten tracks. (RA
  • Fresh Kicks 163: Ayesha (DJMag
  • 12 emerging artists you need to hear this November. (DJMag)
  • Selections: Eris Drew (DJMag
  • EX.583 Fraser T Smith (RA
  • How Saint Etienne's 'Only Love Can Break Your Heart' united the indie and dance worlds. (DJMag
  • "A vortex of freedom": HOROVOD festival is merging queer euphoria and Slavic tradition. (Mixmag
  • DJ Henry Hacking makes music that is something for everyone. (BorderlessMelodies)  
  • Nicky Romero on historic Protocol Recordings ADE party, Monocule alias and more. (EDM
  • “I want it all”: VTSS' no-holds-barred approach is inspiring her artistic evolution. (Mixmag
  • 20 questions with disco legend Cerrone: 'Electronic music is hard to fully appreciate in 20 seconds, it's like sex' (Billboard
  • 20 questions with Solomun: On returning to touring and 'Chasing' Jamie Foxx for a feature. (Billboard
  • ‘Acid Is My DNA’ Nicky Romero’s taps into his hard-hitting roots. (GrooveCartel
  • Swedish House Mafia: “Dance music is freedom – that’s our language” (NME
  • 13 of the best 808 State tracks with Andrew Barker. (Mixmag
  • 808 State's Andy Barker was an integral part of Manchester’s rave explosion at the turn of the '90s. (DJMag)
  • From Our Minds: How Richie Hawtin's new party channels the positive power of dance music. (Mixmag
  • SHERELLE has dropped a fast paced, 160bpm, jungle techno track called 'JUNGLE TEKNAH'. (Mixmag
  • Kraftwerk have announced 2022 North America tour. (EDM
  • Rezz has shared the full tracklist for her upcoming album Spiral. (EDMTunes
  • fabric resident Jaden Thompson launches label, Midnight Parade. (RA
  • DJ and broadcaster Pete Tong has been honoured with the Music Industry Trusts (MITS) Award, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to music. (BBC
  • Co-founder of the White Isle’s influential magazine and podcast series, Ibiza Voice - Jean Louis Santoro - has passed away at age 64. (Mixmag
  • Sam Paganini has released his fourth full length album, ‘Light + Shadow’. (Mixmag
  • Andy Barker, 808 State's longtime bassist and keyboard player has died, aged 53. (DJMag
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