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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
All My Love
Louie Vega & Robyn
Nervous Records
"This week's ENT comes from Grammy Award winner Louie Vega - an absolute hero and a legend of the scene. This track is from his forthcoming album, Expansions in The NYC, and features Robyn. It's called All My Love."
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 32.41 here.
Label: Andrew Salsano, Nervous Records
Management: Mike, Weiss Music Law
Publishing: Patrick Moxey, Ultra Publishing 
Radio: Andrew Salsano, Nervous Records
Club: Andrew Salsano, Nervous Records
TV: Kat Bailey, Motherlode PR 
Online: Kat Bailey, Motherlode PR
Live Agent: Dave Alcock 
19 Apr 2022
  • Morgan Stanley analysts have lowered their price target for Spotify stock from $300 to $225. (DMN
  • Music distribution and payments platform Stem has announced the completion of a $20m funding round and detailed plans to deliver “sophisticated financial tools to all stakeholders in the music industry.” (DMN
  • Deezer is going public via a SPAC deal, valuing it at $1.1bn. Deezer will merge with French SPAC I2PO. (TechCrunch) Deezer currently has 9.6m subscribers, and generated €400m in revenue last year. 
  • Create Music Group has acquired a majority interest in The Nations, a collection of YouTube channels with an audience of more than 60m people globally. (DMN
  • Epic Games has secured $2bn in new funding from Sony and the group behind the Lego franchise. (DMN) “This investment will accelerate our work to build the metaverse and create spaces where players can have fun with friends, brands can build creative and immersive experiences and creators can build a community and thrive.” 
  • Former Bassnectar collaborator Mimi Page launches initiative promoting consent culture in dance music. (Billboard
  • Nia Archives has criticised the MOBO Awards in an open letter about the show's lack of electronic and dance music representation. (RA
  • The FAC announced a partnership with Soundcloud, to include educational workshops, networking events, roundtable discussions, amplification across FAC editorial properties, and more. (RotD
  • Apple faces an unstated additional EU antitrust charge in an investigation triggered by a complaint from Spotify. (Reuters)  
  • TikTok has gone live with its own augmented reality (AR) development platform called Effect House, allowing creators to build AR effects for use in its app. (TechCrunch
  • Spotify launches ‘Spotify Live’ with Swedish House Mafia album release party. (Billboard)
  • Yes, Blockchain might well revolutionise music royalties. No, it’s not going to happen anytime soon. (MBW
  • Warner Music Group has entered into a partnership with Web3 protocol POAP. Short for 'Proof of Attendance Protocol', POAPs are digital mementos minted as NFTs. (PRNewswire
  • Helsinki's Flow Festival adds OK Williams, Jayda G for 2022. (RA
  • Amsterdam festival ZeeZout reveals 2022 line-up, including D. Tiffany, KI/KI, Sansibar, DJ Plead and more. (RA
  • Belgian's Rampage Open Air 2022 festival had dropped its full line-up. (DT
  • A look at how much TikTok pays out via its Creator Fund. (DMN
  • BPI analysis shows the collective share of music consumption in the UK attributable to independent labels rose to stand at 26.9% in 2021, up from 25.9% in 2020 and 22.1% in 2017. Indie label share of artist album sales has risen from 30.4% in 2019 to 34.2% in 2021, while 39.5% of vinyl LP purchases, up from 33.9% in 2019, are from the sector. (RotD
  • Demuir presents Purveyor of Chronic Beats (Loopcloud)
  • Beatport Next: Amémé is the future face of Afro House (Beatport)
  • Howie B drops some trip hop (Beatport)
  • Playlist of the Week - Jimi Jules (Beatport)
  • Artist of the Month - Vintage Culture (Beatport)
  • Beatport DJ will change the way you dig for music digitally, Eluize explains more (Beatport)
  • Ibiza:
    Carl Cox to host Ibiza residency at DC-10. (RA
    Defected has announced its line-ups for this year's Ibiza season. (DJMag
    Glitterbox has announced its 2022 line-up at Hï Ibiza on Sundays. (IbizaSpotlight)
    NERVO take over Wednesdays at Eden. (IbizaSpotlight)   
    Former HEART site becomes sophisticated Club Chinois. (IbizaSpotlight
  • New York's invite-only club Venus In Furs has opened. (RA
  • A new 400-capacity venue, Les Enfants Brillants, has opened in Barcelona. (DJMag
  • Sedef Adasï is officially part of the Berghain family. (RA
  • RA.828 Louie Vega (RA
  • Squiff live from DJ Mag HQ  (DJMag
  • 7 essential tracks from Swedish House Mafia’s ‘Paradise Again’ (Billboard
  • Selections: Elisa Bee (DJMag
  • The Sound of: Deep Jungle (DJMag)  
  • A history of Donk in ten tracks. (RA
  • After sobriety, raving became more than an excuse to party. (RA
  • "A bridge between my heart and my family": Qrion on her Japanese cultural influence and nostalgic sound. (EDM
  • How Madeon and a team of architects designed the hallucinatory "Good Faith" experience and blew everyone's mind. (EDM
  • "Streaming saved the industry": Why artists use Spotify (Attack
  • The return of Loftgroover, the '90s hardest-playing UK DJ (DJMag
  • Overmono: live from the underground (DJMag
  • Carl Cox: The superstar DJ who went from raves to motorbike racing. (BBC)
  • Sigala: "Having loads of toys in the studio is more of a distraction than anything else - and I’m very easily distracted" (MusicRadar
  • ​How Jeff Mills' 'Waveform Vol. 1' started a new era of techno. (DJMag
  • Inside DGTL: The first circular electronic music festival (Forbes
  • PinkPantheress is set to unveil her superstar collaboration with Willow Smith, Skrillex and Mura Masa on 22 April. (EDM
  • Jamie xx releases first track in two years, LET'S DO IT AGAIN. (RA
  • TOKiMONSTA shares radiant new single ‘Loved By U’ along with NFT collection. (DA
  • DJ Fresh has dropped a tenth anniversary 'Gold Dust' remix package. (DJMag
  • Daft Punk have shared the video storyboard for 'Around the World'. (DJMag
  • Swedish House Mafia have released their debut album. (DJMag
  • Swedish House Mafia have announced Grimes and Kaytranada as openers for their upcoming tour. (NME
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