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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
The Loss Of Hope
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"This week's ENT comes from Innellea. The German producer's Distorted Youth EP was released on Afterlife this month and he took to the Essential Mix decks in January. This has been an absolute monster in my sets, especially on my recent visist to the US. It's epic, it's The Loss Of Hope from Innellea."
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 37.53 here.
Label: Afterlife
Management: Sanny Ehrhardt, CAPT Artists  
Radio: Pete Downes, Jukebox PR 
Club: Pete Downes, Jukebox PR 
Online: Luke Eastman, The Echo Agency
Live: Kai Schumann, People Machines
01 Mar 2022
  • Kazim Rashid has been appointed as the inaugural Chief Brand and Creative Officer at Resident Advisor. (MW
  • Utopia Music has acquired Absolute Label Services, along with neighbouring rights company Absolute Rights Management. (RotD
  • BlackRock and Warner Music Group have invested $750m, in partnership with Influence Media, to acquire music-rights catalogues from female and diverse artists. (RotD)
  • Live Nation has released financial results for the quarter and full year ended 31 December 2021, with full-year revenue of $6.27bn. In 2019 revenue was $11.55bn. The company reported strong optimism for 2022, with pricing on Top 10 tours up more than 20% against 2019. (Variety
  • MC Skibadee, best known as one of the pioneers of drum’n’bass, has died aged 47. (Guardian
    RIP MC Skibadee: The iconic voice of drum ‘n’ bass who inspired successive generations. (Mixmag)
  • Brighton Music Conference announced the first wave of speakers for its May event. (RotD
  • Defected announces its triumphant return to Ibiza with a weekend of activity to kick off the summer in partnership with IMS this April. Hosting parties at Eden, Dalt Vila, Octan and Amnesia during the three days, the London-based music company will deliver its distinctive brand of events and house’s hottest acts to those attending the anticipated reopening of the White Isle. (Defected
  • Ukraine: How to help, resources, messages of solidarity (RA
    DJs are speaking out against Russian invasion of Ukraine. (EDMTunes
    A number of electronic music platforms will host DJ livestreams raising funds for Ukrainian aid organisations this week following Russia’s invasion of the country. (DJMag
  • Playlist of the Week - Cassian (Beatportal)
  • What makes a great Kick drum? Kick drum patterns and sonics explained (Loopcloud)
  • Introducing - Ace Aura (Beatportal)
  • Top-tier vocals follows on from the Voice of House Music, Robert Owens. (Loopcloud)
  • Cover Story: Patrice Baümel (Beatportal)
  • Beatport acquires ampsuite and launches a suite of professional products for suppliers, artists and labels. (Beatportal)
  • Gilles Peterson's We Out Here festival has revealed more acts set to join its third edition in Cambridgeshire later this year. (DJMag
  • California's Lightning in a Bottle adds more than 100 artists to 2022 line-up (Billboard
  • Body Movements has announced the collectives and stages taking part in the summer 2022 festival. (DJMag
  • SXM festival has announced more names for its 2022 edition, which returns to the Caribbean island of Saint Martin next month. (DJMag
  • HARD Events has announced its return to Miami Music Week this March with a show featuring Moodymann, Tiga and TSHA. (EDMTunes
  • JASSS, DJ Stingray 313 and more will perform at Fort Vechten, the UNESCO World Heritage site near Utrecht in July. (RA
  • The Chemical Brothers, Fred again.. and Jamie xx are among acts announced on the line-up of new music festival Forwards, to be held in Bristol 3-4 September. (RollingStone
  • Metaverse, schmetaverse: the guiding principles music should focus on. (MusicX - Bas Grasmayer) 
  • Berlin clubs to reopen fully this week. (DJMag
  • Dan Shake, Herbie Saccani and Crazy P are set to play under a concorde jet in Manchester this month. (DJMag
  • Calvin Harris has announced a summer residency at Ushuaïa, Playa d'en Bossa. (IbizaSpotlight
  • Downtown Music Services announced a global music publishing administration agreement with producer, singer, writer, DJ and visual artist Alejandra Ghersi Rodriguez, known professionally as Arca. (RotD
  • Fact Mix 847: DJ Lyster (Fact
  • RA.821 Sunju Hargun (RA
  • OK Williams live from DJ Mag HQ (DJMag
  • Nia Archives in The Lab LDN (Mixmag)
  • HAAi | Boiler Room x Sugar Mountain 2022 (Boilerroom)
  • The evolution of bassline in 10 records. (DJMag
  • On Cue: Chrissy (DJMag
  • Fresh Kicks 171: Priori (DJMag
  • A history of bassline (DJMag
  • The Outernet development is an architectural disaster at the heart of London. (FT) The music venue complex is covered in garish gold and resembles a provincial nightclub.
  • New Hackney dance party Risen celebrates women with its trailblazing line-up. They talk about why it's so overdue. (Standard
  • Fame and fortune: DJ Locksmith (SundayTimes) ‘It was a slow year for me last year. I only earnt £400k’. 
  • Blazing unexplored terrain: The ambient innovations of Huerco S. (RA
  • Saturday Session 053: Nicky Romero opens up about his new purpose and direction after 12 years on the road (DA
  • Take a tour of Stockholm’s newly opened Avicii Experience tribute museum. (Billboard
  • "How did it go so quick": Saoirse takes us behind the scenes of her Phonox residency. (Mixmag
  • Special moments with music: Pleasure Club inspires dancers to let loose. (Mixmag
  • ​“We were young, restless and skint”: Smokescreen Soundsystem celebrates 30 years. (Mixmag
  • Showtek talks new single and shares thoughts on the scene. (EDMIdentity
  • Sunday with DJ Sherelle: ‘When I make it home I think about takeaways’ (Observer
  • ‘What chance did I have against Pete Tong?’. Morgan Khan, the unsung hero who made the UK dance. (Guardian
  • Only two percent of charting producers are non-male — LP Giobbi’s Femme House tour aims to change that. (Billboard
  • Fort Romeau: searching the past for personal sonic futures. (DJMag
  • 20 questions with Sven Väth: Dance legend on first album in 20 years, Ibiza’s glory days and techno going mainstream. (Billboard
  • Four Tet plans all-dayer at London's Finsbury Park on 13 August. (RA
  • TSHA is up next on the fabric presents mix series. (Magnetic
  • Ricardo Villalobos mints first NFT with Barcelona artist Sixe Paredes. (RA
  • HAAi’s debut album is incoming on Mute. (XLR8R
  • Bad Boy Chiller Crew have launched a new ‘fans for foodbanks’ initiative at their gigs. (NME
  • Swedish House Mafia have shared a new single, 'Redlight'. (DJMag
  • Calvin Harris has put his enormous 10-bedroom Beverly Hills mansion on the market for $25 million. (NYPost
  • Avicii Experience has opened to the public at Space Stockholm. (DJMag
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