NEWS FROM INSIDE THE ELECTRONIC
DANCE MUSIC INDUSTRY

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
Ectogazm
Skream
Ministry Of Sound
out now
Comment
"This week’s award goes in the direction of Skream and was on the show on Friday hosting our Club Paradise feature. This week’s ENT is Ectogazm."
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 33.06 mins here.
Contact
LabelAmy Wheatley & Rob Anderson, Ministry Of Sound
Management: Scott Paterson,  Night Department 
Publishing: Mad Decent
RadioJames Jackson, Listen Up!
Club: James Marsh, Listen Up! 
OnlineDujon Fairweather & Emma Cordell, Listen Up! 
Live: Belinda Law, Echo Location Talent 
06 Dec 2019
  • LiveStyle-owned dance music giant ID&T has hired industry veteran Edo Van Duijn as Music Director. (MBW
  • British Council's Southern Africa Arts organisation and Modzi Arts to host second DJ residency programme for women. (RA
  • Refuge has announced two further parties in Berlin and Bristol aimed at raising funds for NGO’s and important grassroots organisations. (Mixmag
  • Spotify's Wrapped, which shows subscribers their most played artists and songs for the first ten months of the year, along with other insights.
  • New app, Playlistify, turns DJ mixes into Spotify and Apple Music playlists. (DJ Mag)
  • Amazon announces AI music-making tool, AWS DeepComposer. (RA
  • Hyperdub has teamed up with gaming company Analogue to launch a special edition Sega Megadrive with a compilation of fresh tracks stored on a game cartridge. Burial, Scratcha DVA, Ikonika and more have contributed tracks. (DJ Mag
  • A data breach at audio streaming platform Mixcloud has left more than 20 million user accounts exposed after the data was put on sale on the dark web. (TechCrunch)
  • Marquee, a new tool from Spotify walks the line between advertising and pay-for-play. (RollingStone) The tool promises extra listeners to the artists (or labels) that can afford it.
  • Beatport launched Beatportal, an electronic music-focused editorial website from the DJ download store. (RotD)
  • Optimo, Roman Flügel, Fantastic Twins, and Cinthie confirmed for next year's Monticule Festival. (Mixmag
  • Zip, Floating Points, Helena Hauff, Surgeon and more will play Dimensions Festival 2020. (RA
  • Snowboxx Festival has confirmed Andy C, Annie Mac and DJ Ez for 2020. (Mixmag
  • dBridge, SOPHIE, Shackleton and Helena Hauff are all booked for RE-TEXTURED 2020 in London. (RA
  • London festival All Points East adds Kraftwerk and Chromatics for 2020. (RA
  • London's LWE is starting a new festival in the Albanian Riviera called ION. (RA
  • Gesaffelstein, Rufus du Sol, Chris Lake, Nora En Pure, Patrick Topping, Carl Cox, Charlotte de Witte, Ben Böhmer and many other artists will play San Diego's CRSSD's Spring 2020 event. (Billboard
  • Mutek Barcelona announces first names for 2020. (RA
  • Wigflex City Festival returns to Nottingham for its second year. (RA
  • Monegros Desert Festival in Spain returns in 2020 after a five hiatus with Paul Kalkbrenner, Richie Hawtin and Amelia Lens. (DJ Mag
  • Electric Forest in Michigan will celebrate its 10th anniversary with stacked line-up featuring Major Lazer, Flume, Bassnectar, and more. (DA
  • Terminal V has locked Charlotte de Witte, Richie Hawtin and Green Velvet for its Easter 2020 event. (DJ Mag
  • Subsonic Music Festival has been postponed due to risk of bushfires and will be replaced by Sydney club shows this weekend. (RA
  • Insomniac and Alda have announced the launch of a new three-day festival, called Saga, in the Romanian capital, Bucharest. (IQ
  • Moogfest 2020 in the US has been cancelled for 'logistical reasons'. (Billboard
  • From 1-3 January, Berghain will host more than 50 acts across four rooms for Silvester 2019. (RA
  • Dusky have been announced as the first residents for 2020 at London club, XOYO. (DJ Mag) They have invited Fabio & Grooverider and Simian Mobile Disco to join them. (RA)
  • New Amsterdam club Lovelee opens. (RA
  • Sydney has scrapped the controversial lockout laws for everywhere except the city's Kings Cross. (DJ Mag
  • DJ Stingray, Ricardo Villalobos, DJ Sotofett, Jeff Mills and Saoirse will DJ at fabric from Januray to March. (RA
  • East London club FOLD has had its license revoked by Newham Council. (Mixmag
  • DT673 – Joe Pompeo (DT
  • RA.705 India Jordan (RA
  • FACT mix 739: Sote (Fact
  • Djakarta Warehouse Project Mix Series featuring R3HAB (DA
  • Point G in The Lab Paris (Mixmag
  • Marina Trench in The Lab Paris (Mixmag
  • Jamie Jones in The Lab Paris (Mixmag
  • The Martinez Brothers set in Singapore at CÉ LA VI, Marina Bay Sands. (Cercle)
  • Avicii Tribute Concert (Avicii)
  • 11 essential New Year's Eve / New Year's Day parties (Mixmag)
  • The 15 best house tracks of November 2019 (Magnetic
  • November's best music (RA
  • Gaia: How I play live. (DJ Mag
  • Fresh Kicks 127: Ian DPM (DJ Mag
  • Getting to know Brando. (DA
  • Breaking Through: E-Saggila (RA
  • Renegade Riddims: missledz (DT
  • Get to know: Lokier (DJ Mag
  • In Conversation with: Droptek (DT
  • Ones To Watch 2020: Joe Hertz (RotD)
  • Ian Pooley’s 5 favourite b-sides (Electronic Beats
  • The Sound Of: Sound Pellegrino (DJ Mag
  • Sales, lawsuits and data: The music publishing business in 2019. (Synchtank)
  • Massive Attack are hoping to bring ‘super-low carbon’ to the business of touring and performing. (FT) Can live music clean up its act?
  • How creative director Jordan Rosenheck built a universe for Gryffin's Gravity II tour. (Billboard
  • "Experimentation and freedom": Inside the exhibition documenting the history of Berlin techno. (Mixmag
  • Rewiring electronic sound with Suzanne Ciani and Rian Treanor. (DJ Mag
  • No more 4x4: How sounds from the Global South stopped club culture stagnating. (Mixmag
  • Pennywild is the queer DJ looking to bring LGBTQ culture to mainstream dance. (Billboard
  • The Chemical Brothers: 'The most amazing highlight of our career is that we're still friends'. (iNews)
  • 'It was all my fault' – Jackmaster breaks his silence. (Vice
  • Simon Dunmore: 'Defected is not a record label anymore. We're much more than that.' (MBW
  • 2012 was the year that... EDM infiltrated everything. (Billboard
  • Boom, bust, rebirth - the decade US dance music grew up. (Magnetic
  • 11 ways dance music became more ethical this decade. (Mixmag
  • The 20 best DJ mixes of the decade 2010-2019. (Mixmag
  • DJ Mag's electronic albums that defined the decade. 
  • Tube & Berger debut on Dennis Cruz & Eddy M’s MÜSE imprint with their latest single Talking All Crazy. (DT
  • Eric Prydz has added a second May Bank Holiday 2020 date at Bramley Moore Dock in Liverpool. (DJ Mag
  • Ministry of Sound releases The Annual XXV compilation with tracks by Stardust, David Guetta and more. (Billboard
  • Caribou unveils new album, Suddenly, for City Slang. (RA)
  • Maceo Plex will release his first EP on Drumcode in five years on 9 December. (DJ Mag
  • Above & Beyond to play New Year's Eve event at the New York Expo Center with Andrew Bayer, Genix and Nox Vahn. (DA
  • Tchami announces massive North America tour for 2020. (EDMTunes
  • Illenium features on Forbes' 30 Under 30 list.
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