NEWS FROM INSIDE THE ELECTRONIC
DANCE MUSIC INDUSTRY

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BEN TURNER
Co-Founder, International Music Summit
Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
Rabbit Hole (feat. Jem Cooke)
CamelPhat
RCA
out now
Comment
"This week's ENT comes from the Liverpool duo whose popularity has soared in 2019, thanks to some amazing shows, some amazing music and that residency in Ibiza. They’re back with a banger and I’ve had the privilege of playing this out in clubs over the last few weeks. It creates an amazing feeling in a club and it is Rabbit Hole by CamelPhat featuring Jem Cooke."
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 33.44 mins here.
Contact
LabelSabrina Kristiansen, RCA 
RadioChristian Nockall, Your Army 
Club: Tom Currie, Your Army 
OnlineOlivia Warnford-Davis, RCA 
Live: Dave Blackgrove, Paradigm
15 Nov 2019
  • Tencent Music announced its third-quarter 2019 results, showing solid growth in paid user subscriptions for its music apps and a rebound in monthly average ad revenue per user. (Billboard)
  • The Cat’s Mother - a brand new mentoring network aiming to provide a voluntary consultancy service for aspiring young women starting their careers in the creative industries, has launched. (RotD)
  • Boiler Room and Ballantine’s have launched a brand new investment and mentorship program to support grassroots music scenes around the world. The True Music Fund will offer financial investment and mentoring for artists, creatives and promoters. (DJ Mag
  • Genix has set the world record for the highest ever DJ set at 5,593 metres above sea level by DJing at Everest Base Camp. (DJ Mag
  • The first artists and speakers for London Music Conference at fabric have been announced. DJ Jaguar, Nemone, Scuba and Ben Pearce are among the first names, with representatives of Printworks London, He.She.They, Egg London, and north London club The Cause also attending. (Mixmag
  • Spotify has released a version of its streaming app on augmented reality company Magic Leap’s headset. (Verge)
  • Jean-Michel Jarre is launching an “infinite music app” called Eon, which uses an algorithm to turn beats, melodies and chords he recorded into an endless stream of music. (BBC)
  • Tencent Music Entertainment is converting its massive 'free' user base to paid subscriptions at a blistering rate, and it’s doing so with dropping some of its best content only to be unlocked by a paid-up subscription. (IO
  • SoundCloud is introducing Promote on SoundCloud, a new self-service promotional tool for SoundCloud Premier creators to boost their original tracks to the top of listeners’ feeds and mobile homepages. (Soundcloud)
  • EMC Australia has revealed its full programme for this month. (Mixmag
  • Annie Mac confirms AMP Lost & Found 2020. (DT
  • Miami's Rakastella returns in 2019 with a stacked line-up, including Dixon, Ben UFO, Marie Davidson and more. (Mixmag
  • Why the hell aren't you dancing? (Mixmag
  • The worlds of computer gaming and electronic music are merging like never before, with virtual raves, AI-generated musicians and concerts inside massive multiplayers like Fortnite becoming commonplace. What this could mean for the future of clubbing and dance music. (DJ Mag - Cherie Hu) 
  • Spotify is profitable. How did that happen? (RollingStone)
  • Maceo Plex, Seth Troxler, Helena Hauff and Octo Octa have been announced for The Warehouse Project's New Year's Day line-up. (Mixmag
  • Amsterdam has a new club called Lofi. (RA
  • Belgrade club Dim to open studio space and start a record label. (RA
  • Croydon is getting a new 500-capacity club and arts space called Phase. (Mixmag
  • New club Orange Yard has opened in central London by the team behind E1 London at the space that used to be The Borderline. (RA
  • East London has a new 220-capacity venue called Space289. (DJ Mag
  • Berghain will host Surgeon, Caterina Barbieri and more across three rooms for its 15th birthday party on Saturday 14 December. (RA
  • London venue FOLD has been ordered to shut by Newham Council over fraud allegations. (RA
  • Bugged Out, one of the UK’s longest-running club nights, are celebrating their 25th Birthday, this Saturday 16 November at Printworks. (DT
  • The future of Glasgow club and live music venue The Art School is in doubt after financial troubles forced the team running the space to suspend its future programming. (DJ Mag
  • Sigha and Kangding Ray sign to Dekmantel as Neon Chambers. (XLR8R
  • DT670 – David Gtronic (DT
  • RA.702 Or:la (RA
  • Magnetic Mix 063: Sept (Magnetic
  • Renegade Riddims: Lifestyle Music Label Mix (DT
  • Saturday Night Session 031: Audien (DA
  • DJ Koolt and Marcellus Pittman at RA Live: ADE 2019 (RA
  • Zhu B2B Tchami - Live at Hard Summer Music Festival (Confession
  • Carisma | Boiler Room x Fauna Festival (Boiler Room
  • Zadig in The Lab Paris (Mixmag
  • Mura Masa DJ set | BUDX Tokyo (Mixmag
  • Leo Pol in The Lab LDN (Mixmag
  • Enrico Sangiuliano in The Lab NYC (Mixmag
  • Daniele Baldelli & Ricado Baez @Tropical Animals in Florence (Mixmag
  • HVOB at Copa del Sol in Careyes (Jalisco, Mexico) (Cercle
  • Label Of The Month: Warp Records (RA
  • Fresh Kicks 125: Liam Doc (DJ Mag
  • Gaint Swan: How I play live (DJ Mag
  • Get to know: Naina (DJ Mag
  • Get to know Alisha, purveyor of peak time rollers with plenty of groove. (Mixmag)
  • How to mix different genres and BPM. [video] (Point Blank Music School
  • Shanti Celeste’s 5 favorite B-sides [video] (Electronic Beats)  
  • The Art Of Production: Maya Jane Coles (RA
  • Yaeji’s Elancia party is a love letter to the crews that make New York's club scene. (Mixmag)
  • How Chinese tech giant ByteDance conquered the West with TikTok. (TelegraphBusiness)
  • How EDM conquered America in the 2010s. (Pitchfork
  • The mainstreaming of EDM and the precipitous drop that followed. (NPR
  • ADE 2019: by day / by night (iDJ) 
  • Glasgow Underground boss Kevin McKay dives into the history of sampling in dance music and what can be done to ensure sampling in the future. (Magnetic
  • A timeline of tech-house. (Mixmag
  • Grum interview (Magnetic
  • Ed Banger OG SebastiAn talks growing up on Thirst LP. (Billboard)
  • Róisín Murphy on the music that made her. (Pitchfork)
  • Why did TNGHT return after a seven-year break? 'No one really wanted us to go away in the first place' (Billboard
  • Why electronic artists like Rezz, Marshmello and Kayzo are making rock-influenced EDM. (Billboard
  • Anything goes in Berlin’s clubs. But are bouncers killing the vibe? (New York Times
  • Berlin Wall: 'Germany was first reunited on the dancefloor' (BBC
  • How the fall of the Berlin Wall forged an anarchic techno scene. (Mixmag
  • Philadelphian star MHYSA will debut on Hyperdub with NEVAEH. (Mixmag
  • Róisín Murphy has released a new single, titled 'Narcissus'. (Mixmag
  • Anna Lunoe to host new radio show for Apple Music's DanceXL playlist on Beats 1. (Billboard
  • Maceo Plex has donated dozens of hardware machines to Bridge 48 Studios in Barcelona. (RA
  • Adam Beyer and Bart Skills have remixed Underworld and Ø [Phase]'s collaborative track, Border Country. (DJ Mag)  
  • Joy Orbison and Overmono have announced a new collaborative project, Joy Overmono, kicking off with an EP on coveted UK label XL Recordings. (DJ Mag
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