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BEN TURNER
Co-Founder, International Music Summit
Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
Willaris. K
Dour Nights
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Comment
I was down in Australia last week doing Orchestra business and during my time in Sydney and Melbourne I got to hear a lot more about this guy. We actually played this track on my show a while ago, but I’ve now heard more of his music and really think we are going to be hearing a lot more about him in 2018. He’s got a live show under development, he’s very talented, classically trained in fact, and has a really unique sound; This week’s Essential New Tune comes from Byron Bay’s Willaris. K and his current single, Dour Nights.
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 31:35 mins here.
Contact
Label: Independent - Adrian McGruther, su:ku:ya
Management: Adrian McGruther, su:ku:ya
Publishing: Independent - Adrian McGruther, su:ku:ya
Radio: Australia: Melody Forghani, TwntyThree
TVAdrian McGruther, su:ku:ya
Online: Australia: Melody Forghani, TwntyThree; ROW: Adrian McGruther, su:ku:ya
Live: Steel Hanf, WME Entertainment
17 Nov 2017
  • Goldenvoice parts ways with FYF Fest founder Sean Carlson. (RA) He has since been accused of multiple accounts of sexual assault. (Mixmag)
  • New dance music label, Teamwrk Records, launched by Lucky Entertainment, has announced a partnership with Universal Music Australia for exclusive global digital and physical distribution, as well as promotions and marketing services. (TheMusic)
  • Steinberg announces Cubase 9.5. (RA)
  • Melt! Festival announces first names for 2018 including The xx, Nina Kraviz and The Black Madonna. (RA)
  • deadmau5, Zedd, Marshmello and more announced for EDC Mexico 2018. (Billboard)
  • Block9 & NYC Downlow's debut London warehouse party sells out instantly. (Mixmag)
  • Cassy and Lena Willikens booked for Sonar Reykjavik 2018. (Mixmag)
  • Printworks London announces first New Year double header with the likes of MKNoisiaand DJ Zinc. (Mixmag)
  • Call SuperRicardo Villalobos and more enlisted for Vietnam's Epizode Festival. (Mixmag)
  • A new surrealist underground festival called RPMM is coming to Porto next July. (Pulse)
  • EDC Las Vegas to include camping in 2018. (DA)
  • What London's night czar has done in her first year. (Vice)
  • How German dance music artists came to control the means of vinyl production. (ElectronicBeats)
  • Five things we learned about building a team in dance music from the DJ Mag and PRS for Music Building Your Team panel. (M)
  • Artimage’s Masaji Asakawa talks dance music and digital evolution in Japan. (MusicAlly)
  • New live music venue and club, Ghost Notes, to open in Peckham, south east London. (VinylFactory)
  • DC10's future may be in question due to sound pollution and capacity complaints. (IbizaClubNews)
  • A new club called East House is opening in Lisbon. (Mixmag)
  • ​Berghain in Berlin reveals 60-hour NYE lineup with Ben Klock, DVS1, Rødhåd. (Mixmag)
  • A warehouse space has opened up for a series of nightlife events in Sydney, Australia. (Mixmag)
  • SBTV announces 10th anniversary weekender at Printworks. (Mixmag)
  • Arcadia reveals 10th anniversary show in London. (Mixmag)
  • 13 stunning photos of Pete Tong's Ibiza Classics at The Hollywood Bowl. (Mixmag)
  • Benjamin Damage's favourite techno tracks. (Dummy)
  • Artist Tips: The Mole. (XLR8R)
  • Harangue the DJ: Call Super. (Guardian)
  • 10 releases that shape the Circus Recordings sound. (Mixmag)
  • Ten years of Honey Soundsystem. (SFWeekly)
  • Refugees welcome: How German clubs help asylum seekers. (RA)
  • Writing in the liner notes for the new Recompiled collection, Interdimensional Transmissions boss Brendan M. Gillen tells the story of techno luminary Dave Sumner. (Aton)
  • How Flosstradamus built the biggest show in dance music. (InTheMix)
  • Marshmello could be great, but he keeps making pop songs. (Noisey)
  • Not Waving discussing being a punk in a dance world who is just trying to make pop music. (Exclaim)
  • DJs including Luciano, Camelphat, Doorly, Solardo and Agoria recap the Ibiza season in quick-fire interviews. (IbizaSpotlight)
  • Malta has long been a tourist hotspot, but this new festival is making it a destination for dance music fans. Carlos Hawthorn tells the story of Glitch. (RA)
  • Pete Tong takes victory lap for dance music - with a full orchestra - at Hollywood Bowl. (Variety)
  • Andrew Ryce travels to south LA to discuss Asmara's smooth and eclectic style of DJing. (RA)
  • Nature boy: Lindstrøm's stunning music is informed by the natural world. (Mixmag)
  • Quasi-legal nightclubs were on the verge of extinction in New York — until the city realised how crucial it is to have an underground. (Vulture)
  • Yoga, meditation and sober morning raves - as time goes on, healthy living becomes evermore present in club culture. Angus Finlayson considers the implications. (RA)
  • Tickets for Kraftwerk’s upcoming show at the Kremlin will be sold on the blockchain. (IQ)
  • Diplo talks thinking 'beyond the US,’ and going off-the-beaten-path at the Billboard Touring Conference. (Billboard)
  • deadmau5 to produce rising vocalist BoMason’s entire album. (DA)
  • Avicii reveals what really happened on his disastrous 2013 Australian tour in behind the scenes footage in his documentary. (InTheMix)
  • Underground Resistance teams up with Carhartt for clothing line. (RA)
  • Lenny Kravitz will release a new LP, It’s Time For A Techno Revolution, on the Berghain-affiliated label Ostgut Ton in the new year. (RansomNote)
  • DJ Harvey soundtracks audiovisual installation in London featuring new footage from Paradise Garage. (RA)
  • Busy P hints at live Justice album on the way, confirms new SebastiAn album in 2018. (DA)
  • ​Eric Prydz delivers his debut EP as Tonja Holma. (Mixmag)
  • Nils Frahm reveals new album, All Melody. (RA)
  • Dubfire releases dramatic trailer for Above Ground Level documentary. (Mixmag)
  • Alix Perez curates Edition 1 compilation featuring Ivy Lab, Skeptical. (RA)
  • ​Bicep, Four Tet, Actress nominated for best vinyl artwork in 2017. (Mixmag)
  • D.J. International to remaster and reissue music by Frankie Knuckles, Fingers Inc, Marshall Jefferson. (RA)
  • Jamal Moss, AKA Hieroglyphic Being, helps open Chicago school for electronic music. (RA)
  • Madeon announces ‘new era’ coming in 2018. (DA)
  • GFOTY to release retrospective compilation, GFOTYBUCKS, on PC Music. (RA)
  • Ibiza icon Tony Pike reveals all in his memoir Mr Pikes. (Mixmag)
  • Zedd features on Forbes’ latest 30 Under 30 list. (Forbes)
  • David Guetta was transparent about his quest to be the world’s top earning DJ in a recent interview. (DJMag)
  • Björk has recorded her first ever studio DJ mix, in conjunction with her Mixmag cover. (Mixmag)
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