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Welcome to the first weekly INDUSTRY INSIDER – created by IMS, MIXMAG and RECORD OF THE DAY. We've teamed up to create a digest of global electronic industry news, across the full spectrum of the genre, to help you get straight to the stories that matter. Initially a free service, INDUSTRY INSIDER will follow the template of Record of the Day but focus on what’s relevant for this genre and demographic. It's long overdue…
BEN TURNER
Co-Founder, International Music Summit
Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
My Way
Andrea Olivia
Play It Say It
out now
Comment
"This week's Essential New Tune is something that has earned the right because I’ve been playing it out and getting a crazy reaction to it, it just works. It comes from Ants resident and main man Mr Andrea Oliva. It's coming out on Play It Say It, The Martinez Brothers label with Seth Troxler. It is a weapon, it is a tool, it has a hook, and it’s called My Way."
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 34:18 mins here.
Contact
Label: Play It Say It 
Management: Vicky Taylor, The Night League
Radio, Club & Online: Julian Shay, Dispersion PR
21 Jun 2019
  • Watch IMS Ibiza 2019: After-Movie (IMS)
  • Watch The Digital Debate 2019 at IMS 2019. (IMS
  • Watch DJ Mag's 'A Twist In My Sobriety' panel at IMS 2019. (IMS
  • Watch Klas Bergling & Pete Tong: Keynote interview at IMS 2019. (IMS)
  • IMS 2019:
  • Donatella Versace's new menswear collection is inspired by The Prodigy's Keith Flint. (RA
  • A new study by Eventbrite has found that over 3.7 million Brits over the age of 45 go raving once a week. (Mixmag
  • Almost two thirds of people who "party or used to party" believe you're never too old to stop raving, a new survey by ticketing platform TickPick has found. (DJ Mag
  • Warp Records will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a three-day takeover of NTS from 21 to 23 June. (Mixmag
  • Aluna Francis of AlunaGeorge alleges attempted assault by collaborator. (Guardian)
  • Miami City Commission has authorised the city manager to offer Ultra Festival a license to return to Bayfront Park. (Billboard
  • Philippe Zdar remembered by Calvin Harris, DJ Snake, Ed Banger and more. (Billboard
  • Philippe Zdar, a member of French electronic duo Cassius and a prominent producer, has died aged 50. He accidentally fell from “a high floor of an old building in Paris”. (Pitchfork)
  • Novation have shared the first look at their eagerly anticipated Summit synthesiser, through a Beats & Bites livestream. (Novation
  • Output releases accessible granular synthesis effects plugin, Portal. (Fact
  • Apple Music has launched a series of brand new exclusive Ibiza playlists, curated by Ministry Of Sound, Defected, Glitterbox, Ushuaïa, Hï Ibiza and Mixmag. (Mixmag
  • Facebook has announced a digital currency called Libra that will allow its billions of users to make financial transactions across the globe. (Guardian)
  • Mixstep, a site created to allow DJs and producers to upload their work has shut itself down after being targeted by the RIAA. (TorrentFreak
  • Spotify is now offering the ability for advertisers to target listeners based on which types of podcasts they’re streaming. (TechCrunch)
  • Tokyo's local government have announced plans to provide subsidies and grants to support its nightlife. (Mixmag)  
  • The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has rejected Burning Man festival's request to grow their attendance to 100,000 people. (Mixmag)
  • Nina Kraviz, Rødhåd, Solomun, Maceo Plex and more been added to the Barcelona's Brunch In The Park. (RA
  • Aphex Twin will play the final show at this year's Red Bull Music Festival at Printworks. (DJ Mag
  • Tomorrowland has dropped the full line-up for its 2019 edition, taking place in Boom, Belgium, next month. (DJ Mag
  • Tim Hecker, Juliana Huxtable and Nihiloxica have been announced for Insomnia 2019. (Fact
  • AFEM Membership: Recent new AFEM members include: Amsterdam Dance Event; APRA AMCOS; Lausen Rechtsanwälte; Lime Blue Music; Music Industry Therapist Collective; Passe Projects; SACEM; RSH Audio; Seeqnc; The Unicorn Mothership. Please contact membership@afemorg.net if you would like to know more about joining. (AFEM)
  • AFEM Thought Piece: Brought to you by the Unicorn Mothership Blog this month’s 'Thought Piece’ is entitled ‘How To Get Noticed As A DJ: 6 Mindstyle Tips And Practical Advice From Music Industry Experts’ (Unicorn Mothership)
  • Meet The Team: This month we focus on AFEM members, Symphonic Distribution - get to know the company and its CEO Jorge Brea and find out more about their plans for growth in 2019 (AFEM)
  • Can festivals and raves coexist with politics? (DMNW
  • As downloads keep sliding, streaming is coming to the DJ booth. (Billboard
  • This is a question every manager will need to answer with their artists: Should they sign to a major, stay indie, or do something in between? (IO)
  • Legendary Italian techno nightclub Cocoricò has closed its doors after thirty years. The club was declared bankrupt on 4 June, owing Inland Revenue more than €800,000 in unpaid taxes. (DJ Mag
  • Brighton-based club Patterns has announced its programming from July to September. (Mixmag
  • New York is getting a new club called The Sultan Room. (DJ Mag
  • Berlin’s famous Club der Visionaere plans to reopen after a fire tore through the riverside venue in the early morning on June 15. (Mixmag)
  • Virgil Abloh has locked in his own DJ residency with Wynn Nightlife in Las Vegas. (Mixmag
  • Carl Cox and One Night Stand have revealed the line-ups for DC-10 parties. (Mixmag
  • elrow has unveiled DJs playing at Ushuaïa this summer. (Ibiza Spotlight
  • Privilege Ibiza has unveiled its plans for the summer season. (Mixmag
  • DT650 - Steve Bug (DT
  • DT651 – Reelow (DT
  • RA.681 Aurora Halal (RA
  • LaLa | Boiler Room x FLY Open Air 2019 (Boiler Room
  • Mella Dee | Boiler Room x FLY Open Air 2019 (Boiler Room
  • DJ Zinhle in The Lab Johannesburg (Mixmag
  • Shimza in The Lab Johannesburg (Mixmag
  • Dirtybird Campout takeover with Claude VonStroke and Dumb Fat in The Lab LA (Mixmag
  • Len Faki DJ set at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York (Cercle
  • Boris Brejcha DJ set at Grand Palais (Cercle)
  • Hot Since 82 DJ set on the Culture Club Revelin terrace in Dubrovnik. (Cercle
  • Label of the month: Sous Music (iDJ
  • Renegade Riddims: Polaris (DT
  • 12 emerging artists you need to hear this June. (DJ Mag
  • The 38 best tracks of 2019 so far. (Mixmag
  • Best tunes in Ibiza clubs May - June 2019 (Ibiza Spotlight
  • Richie Hawtin: Exclusive playlist. (Mixmag)
  • Sex, techno, feminism: inside a new generation of queer parties. (RA
  • How Renegade Soundwave's The Phantom paved the way for the UK's gritty rave sound. (DJ Mag
  • A day in the life: International Music Summit Ibiza 2019 (DA
  • How electronic artists are reshaping Ghana's music scene. (DJ Mag)
  • How Poland's radical DIY club scene became an international rave haven. (DJ Mag
  • Logos on the classic methods behind his genre-bending club and ambient experiments. (Fact)
  • Bassnectar talks Tempo of Dreams and the art of mixtapes. (Billboard
  • Hayden James is getting his moment in the sun with new album. (Billboard
  • Cheat Codes talk about their new single, working with Kaskade, and more. (DA
  • Arcadia co-founders Pip Rush and Bert Cole talk about their brand new creation Pangea. (Mixmag
  • Steve Lawler: "Ibiza has lost its balance". (Mixmag
  • RIP Philippe Zdar: The energising force behind decades of beloved music. (Mixmag
  • Adam Beyer: Techno's uncompromising kingpin. (DJ Mag)  
  • Richie Hawtin: Techno’s future-focused pioneer. (DJ Mag
  • Floating Points reveals first new music since 2017 on Ninja Tune. (RA
  • Chicago artist and acid house originator Derrick Harris, AKA Sleezy D, has passed away from kidney failure. (Mixmag
  • Laurent Garnier has created a Kickstarter for a new documentary on techno culture, "Laurent Garnier: Off The Record". The documentary will feature interviews with Carl Cox, Derrick May and Jeff Mills. (DJ Mag
  • The Chemical Brothers are to take home the Bose Innovation Award at the Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef Awards on 5 July. (CA)
  • Nicky Romero joins esports investment firm ReKTGlobal. (EDM.com
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