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BEN TURNER
Co-Founder, International Music Summit
Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
Forever Ravers
ANNA & Kittin
Kompact
out now
Comment
"It’s something that we’ve been teasing you with over the last couple of weeks, I’ve got to say if you’re offended by bad language please don’t listen! Brand new on Kompakt, combining a rising star from Brazil’s techno scene ANNA and the legendary Kittin." 
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 33.20 mins here.

Contact
Label: Kompakt Extra 
Management: ANNA - Leticia van Riel, LvR Management /  Kittin - Mathieu, LA Mission
Publishing: Minds On Fire, Write Here Music 
Radio: Clare Dickins, Clare Dickins PR 
Club: Kompakt  
Online: Clare Dickins, Clare Dickins PR 
Live: ANNA - Brendan Long & Nick Cave, WME / Kittin - Laetitia Descouens, Primary Talent
20 Sep 2019
  • Ableton Loop has opened ticket registration for 2020 edition. (Ableton
  • Long-time Berlin resident Tilman Brembs has curated a new photo book capturing the raw energy of the city's 90s techno scene. (Mixmag
  • James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem is opening his new cafe, Daymoves, this Thursday in Brooklyn. The club section, Nightmoves, is set to open at a later date. (Mixmag
  • Med School, the sister label of Hospital Records, have decided to cease operations after 13 years of releasing music. (DJ Mag
  • Mixmag and New Era release documentary following Moodymann around his home town of Detroit. (Mixmag)
  • A copyright lawsuit initiated by ARTY, alleging Marshmello's hit Happier shares nearly the exact same compositional progression in the melody as his remix of One Republic's 2014 hit I Lived, was filed in May of this year. It has now been described by Marshmello as "an exercise in futility” with a demand the suit be thrown out. (EDM.com)  
  • Chase & Status (Bass), ARTBAT (Breakthrough), Maya Jane Coles (Deep House), and Maceo Plex (Melodic House & Techno) were among the winners at this year's DJ Awards held at Heart Ibiza. Defected's Simon Dunmore won the Outstanding Contribution. See here for a full list of winners.
  • Native Instruments rejuvenates a soft synth titan with Massive X. (Mixmag
  • YouTube is revising its chart criteria and will no longer count paid advertising views on YouTube in the YouTube Music Charts calculation. The shift aligns YouTube with the policies of Billboard and Nielsen. (TechCrunch)
  • Amazon has launched a premium high-definition music streaming service, priced at $13 a month for members of Amazon Prime, and $15 a month for others. (Verge) It is initially available in the US, UK, Japan and Germany.
  • Spotify has acquired SoundBetter, a global audio production and collaboration marketplace helping creators worldwide connect and hire top audio professionals. (TechCrunch)
  • Miami’s first Heart Festival to host Sasha & John Digweed, Damian Lazarus, and more during Art Basel 2019. (DA
  • Seth Troxler, Omar-S, Honey Dijon, and more have been confirmed for Swiss festival Polaris. (Mixmag
  • Tomorrowland has announced Charlotte De Witte, Paul Kalkbrenner and more for its 2020 winter edition. (DJ Mag
  • Richie Hawtin is bringing his last CLOSE live show of 2019 to LA on 23 November at the Hollywood Palladium. (Mixmag
  • Frankie Fest to launch at ADE 2019 to raise funds for the Frankie Knuckles Foundation. (Billboard
  • Average music listening time is down. How much does that matter? (Billboard)
  • New school vs. old school ravers: Can’t we all just get along? (DMNW
  • How producers can get paid through streaming services. (DJ Mag
  • A lack of data, information, and will has left electronic music producers lagging way behind their commercial counterparts. DJ Mag outlines how that happened, how it can be fixed, and what happens next.
  • Clubbers are boycotting Berghain following changes to its door policy with club charging for re-entry and switching to a new wristband system. (DJ Mag
  • DT663 – Harvard Bass (DT
  • RA.694 DJ Haram (RA
  • Saturday Night Session 027: Borgeous (DA)  
  • Carl Cox at Burning Man 2019 (Playground BRC)  
  • Aphex Twin at Printworks (Aphex Twin
  • P.E.A.R.L. | Boiler Room X Mzesumzira X KHIDI (Boiler Room
  • VTSS | Boiler Room Madrid: Mondo Disko XIX (Boiler Room
  • Andy Garvey in The Lab LDN (Mixmag
  • DJ Deeon in The Lab LDN (Mixmag
  • Gorgon City at The Yacht Week 2019 (Mixmag
  • Denis Sulta at Mnajdra Temples Malta | district x Mixmag (Mixmag
  • Einmusik b2b Jonas Saalbach at Preikestolen (Norway) (Cercle
  • Adam Beyer DJ set at Théâtre antique de Lugdunum in Lyon (Cercle
  • On Cue: Joe (DJ Mag)  
  • Fresh Kicks 118: Long Island Sound (DJ Mag
  • Renegade Riddims: Fascad (DT
  • Protest through djing: Meet the artists putting Georgia on the electronic music map (Mixmag
  • Yosi Horikawa travels the world's most obscure corners to source unique field recordings. (Mixmag)
  • How rising Dutch artist upsammy creates space with her music. (Electronic Beats
  • HAAi talks about her record label and upcoming Ibiza gigs at Pacha and Pikes. (Ibiza Spotlight
  • ADD Festival is the unofficial relaunch party of Athens' electronic music community. (Mixmag
  • Dallas: electro's second city. (RA
  • Avicii continues to shape the mental health conversation in dance music. (DJ Mag
  • How sampling and streaming are changing the future of music. (Verge - podcasts)
  • Jumpin Jack Frost is breaking the stigma around mental health. (DJ Mag
  • Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) director Mariana Sanchotene comments on electronic music’s rise to the top and the natural connection between the genre and technology. (IQ)
  • Richie Hawtin interview on the release of his audiovisual mix album CLOSE COMBINED: "I do not want to just play your favourite records" (Groove
  • Paul Woolford (aka Special Request) will drop the seven-track LP Offworld via Houndstooth on 11 October. (Mixmag)
  • D'n'B titans, Noisia, are calling time on their project after a mammoth 20-year career. (Mixmag
  • Floorplan will release a new album via Aus Music in November. (XLR8R
  • Innervisions will release a Dixon-curated EP, Transmoderna, in conjunction with his ongoing Pacha residency of the same name. (RA
  • London producer Joe Hertz releases all-female remix package of One Sided featuring Kaleem Taylor. (XLR8R)
  • Boards of Canada, Aphex Twin and Oneohtrix Point Never featured in WXAXRXP Sessions box set. (Fact
  • Paul van Dyk has shared the first single, Galaxy, from his upcoming 10th studio album. (DJ Mag
  • Paul Kalkbrenner debuts on Shazam's Ibiza Dance Chart with No Goodbye. (Billboard
  • Griz and Pro Gamer DrLupo raised $18,000 for charity by playing Fortnite and streaming live on Twitch. (Billboard
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