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LP Giobbi & Bklava
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"This week's ENT has already scored a Hottest Record from Danny and it features two of dance music's most exciting rising stars right now. They are on tour together in the USA. This is LP Giobbi and Bklava with Sinner."
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 31.28 here.
Label: Wez Saunders & Oli Welch, D4 D4NCE
Management: LP Giobbi - Paula Quijano / Bklava - Ben Jackson 
Radio: James Jackson & James Marsh, Listen Up 
Club: Tia Cousins & Charlie Poole, Listen Up 
Streaming: Matt Rimmington, Listen Up 
Live: Jenna Dooling, WME 
15 Mar 2022
  • Kobalt Music Group is said to have raised $550m in debt financing for the acquisition of music copyrights. (MBW)
  • The first Night Time Economy Summit is taking place on 7 & 8 April in Bristol. (RA)  
  • Fix the Mix launches to elevate women and equalise the recording industry. (RotD
  • Safer Spaces, set up to tackle issues around sexual violence, harassment and abuse at music festivals and events, has launched in the UK. (RotD
  • Russia:
    Sony Music has suspended all of its operations in Russia. (Variety
    Warner Music Group has suspended all of its operations in Russia. (RotD
    Universal Music Group has ceased operating in Russia. (DMN)
    Kobalt and Downtown are suspending business activity in Russia. (Variety
    FUGA halts new music delivery to Russian-owned DSPs and content platforms. (RotD
    CISAC launched a new support fund dedicated to helping the victims of the war in Ukraine, although it stopped short of suspending operations with Russia. (Variety
  • Ukraine:
    Underground4Ukraine, a new fundraising initiative to support Ukraine in the wake of the Russian invasion, has launched to 'unite the underground against war'. (DJMag
    ​Tash LC, Manuka Honey and more head up Ukraine fundraiser at Pickle Factory. (Mixmag
    Kyiv club has set up a new initiative aiming to build a community fund for Ukrainian creatives that have been affected by Russia's invasion of the country. (DJMag
    Ukraine fundraisers happening around the world. (RA
  • Natalia Clavier on how sound healing infuses her musical identity (Loopcloud)
  • A beginner's guide to remixing music (Loopcloud)
  • Playlist of the Week - J. Worra (Beatportal)
  • Cover Story - Cinthie (Beatportal)
  • Artist of the Month - Eli & Fur (Beatportal)
  • Beatport DJ will change the way you dig for music digitally, Eluize explains more (Beatport)
  • LimeWire, formerly known for peer-to-peer file sharing, is relaunching in May as a mainstream marketplace for digital collectibles. (RotD)
  • FTX Europe will help Tomorrowland explore Web3 and blockchain tech including NFTs, events in the metaverse and cryptocurrency payments. (IQ
  • Insomniac and Unity reveal metaverse partnership. (IQ
  • TikTok has launched SoundOn, an all-in-one platform for music marketing and distribution. (RotD) SoundOn will pay out 100% of royalties to music creators in the first year and 90% after that and provide a range of promotional tools and support. It launches for artists in the US, the UK, Brazil, and Indonesia. 
  • RA and London festival RE-TEXTURED to host audiovisual workshop and forum with Theresa Baumgartner. (RA
  • Movement Detroit finalises 2022 line-up. (RA)  
  • Terminal V has announced the stage splits and residents for the festival's 2022 edition. (DJMag
  • Texas festival Ubbi Dubbi announces venue change and cancels camping. (EDMTunes
  • Scratcha DVA, BFTT, DEBONAIR and more have joined Rewire line-up for its 2022 edition. (RA)
  • Dutch festival Defqon.1 announces massive full line-up. (DJMag
  • Ibiza:
    OUT, a new 500-capacity club will open its doors in Ibiza next month. (DJMag
    Pacha proclaims the return of Claptone's The Masquerade. (IbizaSpotlight
    Black Coffee will return to Hï Ibiza this summer for a weekly residency. (DJMag
  • New York City has lifted its vaccine requirements for entertainment venues. (DJMag
  • A new open-air events space, Dockyards, is set to open in London later this year. (DJMag
  • RA.823 Clark (RA
  • DJ Maphorisa in The Lab LDN (Mixmag)
  • Andrea Oliva live from DJ Mag HQ (DJMag
  • Fresh Kicks 172: Sobolik (RA
  • Simply Euphoric: The best electronic and club tracks heard on HBO's Euphoria (Mixmag
  • EX.600 Source Material: Kyiv’s club community, fractured by war (RA
  • Miami Music Week 2022 Guide: Clubs, Pool Parties, showcases and more. (EDM
  • Magnetic Mag's 2022 Miami Music Week event guide (Magnetic
  • Seventh heaven: Pervert gives space for Mexico's hedonists to feel alive. (Mixmag
  • Ibiza's wildest years: capturing the hedonism of '90s party Manumission (DJMag
  • How to have the perfect 24 hours in Berlin. (Mixmag
  • The women in dance music making a difference to the industry. (BBC
  • How an obscure Finnish EDM artist hijacked countless Spotify playlists. (Gawker)
  • Artists asking artists: Andres Campo & Eats Everything (Magnetic
  • Can Kygo build music’s next Margaritaville? (Billboard
  • NFTs: What do they really mean for the music industry? (PRS - James Hanley) 
  • Remembering Avicii by stepping into his bewildering world (NYTimes
  • Inside Spotify’s Recommender System: A complete guide to Spotify Recommendation Algorithms (MusicTomorrow
  • Nia Archives is the red-hot jungle producer taking over the UK’s dancefloors. (Face
  • Industry figures warn that songwriters face future drawn out legal battles because the way in which people consume music has changed. (Guardian) Tom Gray said the issue has been "exacerbated by pressure on songwriters from record companies to write songs that imitate other hits, enabling them to be more easily picked up by Spotify’s algorithms". 
  • Carl Cox will head back to Brighton Beach in July for a second edition of On the Beach. (DJMag
  • Marshmello drops 'BeFoRe U, the first single from the upcoming Joytime IV album. (EDM
  • The Chainsmokers surface second single from forthcoming LP, ‘iPad’. (DA
  • Bklava and LP Giobbi have released their collaborative tune, ‘Sinner’, via D4 D4NCE. (Mixmag
  • Alison Wonderland reveals third album Loner. (EDMTunes
  • Steve Aoki has been named the new Chief Music Officer of Orangetheory Fitness. (EDM
  • Grimes reveals the birth of a second child with Elon Musk: Exa Dark Sideræl Musk (Billboard
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