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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
Fort Romeau
This track comes from Fort Romeau and it’s a brand new single called Pablo. Fort Romeau is Michael Greene, who has released records on Running Back, Live At Robert Johnson, and Ghostly International. He's originally from Chester, studied in Brighton and was part of La Roux's touring band many moons ago. When he pops up with new music it's always worth checking out, and this is really special. I haven't been able to stop playing it this week so now it's your brand new Essential New Tune.
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen here.
Contact: Fort Romeau
Bookings: EU/World Ali Tillett, Warm Agency/ USA: Jonathan, Prisma Artists
15 Jun 2018
  • AWAL, Kobalt’s recording company, has acquired radio promotion and music marketing firm, in2une Music. (RotD, Billboard)
  • Ableton Loop 2018 ticket registration opens. (Fact)
  • The UK music community remembers DJ and record shop owner Liz Edwards. (RA)
  • Cement dust and talcum powder were found in drugs at Gottwood Festival. (Mixmag)
  • Experts issue warning for a deadly "MDMA-like" substance at festivals. (Mixmag)
  • Allen & Heath's Xone 96 mixer delivers "space-shaking analogue sound”. (Mixmag)
  • Ableton releases eight free creative tools for Live 10 Suite owners. (Fact)
  • MTV UK launches new Club MTV channel. (Mixmag)
  • Snowbombing 2019, the festival's 20th anniversary celebration, will take place 8-13 April at its Alpine home of Mayrhofen, Austria. (DHA)
  • Aphex Twin confirmed to headline Bilbao festival BIME Live. (Mixmag)
  • Carl Cox has been announced as the secret headliner at London’s 51st State Festival this August. (Standard)
  • Honey Dijon, Acid Pauli, Kenny Larkin and more added to MUTEK Montreal's line-up. (Mixmag)
  • Pukka Up has outlined the plans for its return to Ibiza. (Mixmag)
  • Nicole Moudaber, Rezz, Claude VonStroke join the crew for Holy Ship! 2019. (Mixmag)
  • Mamby on the Beach announces afterparty program with Dixon, Duke Dumont and more on June 23 -24 in Chicago. (Mixmag)
  • Theo Parrish, Erykah Badu headline Afropunk 2018 in New York. (RA)
  • ‘Ear to the youth’: How SoundCloud is pitching media buyers. (DigiDay)
  • A Guide to Managing Your Night Time Economy, published by Sound Diplomacy, features contributions from industry leaders and 11 key recommendations for cities. (IQ)
  • Spotify, SoundCloud, and the race up the value chain; Will 5G deliver for radio?; Four ways music will drive marketing in tears to come. (Medium)
  • Ostend Beach's GM and booker Jan Mortelmans discusses why experience and drive are key to working in the industry. (EDM)
  • Ecstasy warnings and harm reduction advice. (Fabric)
  • “We helped remould entertainment in Las Vegas”: Hakkasan’s James Algate on building the biggest brands in nightlife. (Inthemix)
  • Hearing damage: A DJs guide to preventing tinnitus. (DJMag)
  • With the rise of Shazam, The Identification of Music Group and "Track ID?" culture, some DJs have become increasingly protective of the music they play. But is secrecy the solution when the whole point of DJing is to share? (DJMag)
  • Young entrepreneurs share their blueprint for music innovation at IMS Ibiza. (Billboard)
  • IMS 2018: The evolving role of A&R. (DJTechtools)
  • DJ Ravine reports from IMS Ibiza 2018 for Point Blank Music School. (MagneticMag)
  • The White Review visits Berghain
  • BBC Radio 1Xtra is taking over Ibiza Rocks on Saturday 4 August for the first time ever. (IbizaSpotlight)
  • Disturbing Ibiza confirms line-up for 2018 season at Ushuaïa Ibiza. (Mixmag)
  • Maceo Plex has been booked under his Mariel Ito alias for an R&S Records party at EGG LDN. (Mixmag)
  • Flava D announced for the next XOYO residency. (Mixmag)
  • Privilege Ibiza has announced the full schedule for its 25th year. (Mixmag)
  • Tokyo venue Oath moves to Shibuya, replaces Trump Tokyo. (RA)
  • Could Berlin's Tegel airport be reborn as a nightclub? (Guardian)
  • Luigi Madonna's top 10 Amnesia classics. (Pulse)
  • In Conversation With…Paul Sawyer & Friends. (DT)
  • What is Balearic? Arguably there’s isn't a more contentious sub-genre in dance music. Joe Morris lays it out and tells us where to find it in the place it all began. (IbizaVoice)
  • Just who is the man behind one of the most popular deluges of minimal house to emerge from the London scene in recent years? We take a rare interview opportunity with East End Dubs to find out. (IbizaVoice)
  • Simian Mobile Disco on one-of-a-kind synths and working with a choir on new album Murmurations. (Fact)
  • Secretsundaze duo Giles Smith and James Priestley discuss their upcoming release and give some insight into their own tricks for longevity within the scene’s rigors. (DHA)
  • Surgeon, the techno veteran, looks back at his lengthy career with RBMA's Emma Robertson. (RBMA)
  • The Amen break: one legendary sample, a few different mixes. (Discogs)
  • Meet the DJs of the new Parisian underground. (Mixmag)
  • Lone discusses his love for Amsterdam nightclub Claire. (Mixmag)
  • Afro EDM is zipping towards the main spotlight in all its frenetic glory. (BBC)
  • Tiësto interview: 'When you do what you love, you never really get tired’. (Independent)
  • Peggy Gou & Jackmaster on the art of eclecticism. (Billboard)
  • Get to know Roza Terenzi, the Melbourne scene figurehead specialising in warehouse-ready euphoria. (Mixmag)
  • Theo Parrish weighs in on 20 years of Sound Signature, the questionable ethics of disco edits and the connection between punk rock and house music. (Afropunk)
  • Steve Angello: "To sit and create a top 40 record is easier than making an underground techno record”. (Mixmag)
  • The funeral of Avicii took place in a private ceremony in Stockholm last week. (BBC)
  • Deadmau5 has confirmed that he is working on a brand new film score. (DJMag)
  • Aphex Twin, Nina Kraviz feature on new трип concept album, Don't Mess With Cupid. (RA)
  • Peggy Gou shares Shero as part of the UN's women's initiative HeForShe. (Mixmag)
  • A timeline of Zedd & Diplo's feud. (Billboard)​
  • Diplo threatens Zedd with a diss track over Twitter beef. (Mixmag)
  • After 20-years, dance legends Stardust are working on new music. (StonyRoads)
  • Moby is selling his entire record collection for charity. (Mixmag)
  • The Prodigy, Chase & Status, and more drop exclusive album for mental health. (Billboard)
  • Calibre to release fifth Shelflife album, featuring Marcus Intalex and DRS. (RA)
  • RL Grime returns with new album, Nova, featuring Miguel, Ty Dolla $ign and more. (RA)
  • RÜFÜS just dropped their first new track in two years. (Inthemix)
  • Colin Benders & Metropole Orkest to deliver opening concert for Amsterdam Dance Event. (Decoded)
  • BLOND:ISH compile their Barcelona city guide ahead of WooMooN at Poble Espanyol’s OFFSónar. (Decoded)
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