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BEN TURNER
Co-Founder, International Music Summit
Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
London Grammar
Hell To The Liars (Kölsch Remix)
Metal & Dust
out now
Comment
This is from a group who are very much riding high in 2017 after their second album received an amazing reaction. This has been a secret weapon in Kölsch’s sets for many months, gathering hundreds of comments online asking when it's coming out. Well I can tell you, it’s out now. This is London Grammar - Hell To The Liars (Kölsch Remix), this week's Essential New Tune.
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 32:50 mins here.
Contact
Label: Metal & Dust via Ministry of Sound
Management: Henrik Lücke Olsen, L-MGT (Kölsch)
Radio: Martin Cook, Your Army 
21 Jul 2017
  • Wynn Nightlife appoints Kevin Clark as Executive Director of Talent and Programming. (Billboard)
  • Amy Wheatley has been appointed General Manager of Ministry of Sound Recordings. (RotD) She was previously Head of UK Marketing at Three Six Zero.
  • Sponsored post: Ibiza Rocks, the famed brand that brought a bit of rock 'n’ roll to Ibiza, have upgraded to VOID's new Arcline system. "Void provides a cool credible system and we knew them as probably the most respected new player in the dance world. When we found out they had launched a new high end touring system, suitable for live and club, we were naturally drawn to working with them.” - Andy McKay - CEO and Founder of Ibiza Rocks Group.
  • Lisbon record store Twice.Discos closes. (RA)
  • A 19-year-old student has died after collapsing at elrow's 16-hour party in Barcelona last weekend. (Mixmag)
  • The fourteenth global Mixmag office has opened in Tokyo, Japan. (Mixmag)
  • Authorities in the Balearic Islands have asked Spain and the European Union to ban alcohol on flights and in airports as they battle “anti-social tourism”. (Guardian)
  • Miami residents are set to face-off against three 24-hour nightclubs at an upcoming hearing where each venue will look to dismiss citations relating to noise violations. (Mixmag, MiamiHerald)
  • Loops and vocals from Strictly Rhythm back catalogue licensed for new Pro Tools sample pack. (RA)
  • Someone has claimed they have downloaded every song on SoundCloud’s public archive. (IO)
  • SoundCloud co-founder Alexander Ljung has responded to bankruptcy rumours in a blog, claiming that the platform is “here to stay."
  • Rinse FM has taken to Twitter to note that their SoundCloud profile archiving a legion of broadcasts over the years has been disabled. (Fact) It has now been reinstated. (MagneticMag)
  • Porter Robinson and Madeon hit Shelter reaches 100m streams. (YourEDM)
  • Proximity has evolved from YouTube channel to label partner with Geffen Records. (DABillboard)
  • Australia is getting its first modern vinyl pressing plant in 30 years. (Mixmag)
  • UK collection societies PPL and PRS for Music have launched a pilot designed to evaluate the use of Music Recognition Technology (MRT) in identifying music publicly performed by DJs in clubs, bars, pubs and hotels licensed by PPL and PRS. (RotD) The Deltic Group, Britain’s largest operator of late-night bars and clubs, is taking part in the MRT project. (MMagazine)
  • Lyon's Nuits Sonores to host Brussels edition in September 2017. (RA)
  • Creamfields comes to Malta with Tinie Tempah, Danny Howard and more this august. (Pulse)
  • Jamie Jones headlines elrow Town London in August. (RA)
  • Lee Gamble joins London Contemporary Orchestra at Printworks on August 18. (RA)
  • Hyte returns to Amsterdam for ADE warehouse parties this 20 – 22 October with the likes of Loco Dice, Ricardo Villalobos and Seth Troxler on the line-up. (DT, Pulse)
  • DJ Koze and Levon Vincent to play outdoor Mosaic party in Ibiza. (Mixmag)
  • Sven Väth, Nastia, Jeff Mills among first wave for Movement Torino in Italy this October. (Mixmag)
  • EDC organisers are said to be considering major changes, including moving the festival's date. (DJMag)
  • Ultra South Africa 2018 will take place on February 9 at Cape Town Stadium and February 10 at Nasrec Expo Centre in Johannesburg. (Pulse)
  • 38 Tomorrowland ticket buyers who were denied entry after a screening process conducted by the Belgian federal police have lodged formal complaints with the Belgian Privacy Commission. (Billboard)
  • Mixmag will host a party in New York with Giorgio Moroder on July 27 to celebrate 40 years of I Feel Love. Enter to win tickets here.
  • For The Record: Ibiza needs to stop playing it safe with DJ bookings. (IbizaVoice
  • Why sniffer dogs should be banned at clubs and festivals. (Vice)
  • Four things you can do today just in case SoundCloud closes. (DigitalDJTips)
  • Why SoundCloud rap couldn’t save SoundCloud. (Spin)
  • Nothing good lasts forever, so back up your music. (Thump)
  • SoundCloud says it’s going to survive, but how? (TechCrunch)
  • How music streaming service SoundCloud ended up on the brink of extinction. (BusinessInsider)
  • SoundCloud tries to allay fears, but streaming needs a business model. (CDM)
  • Beyond SoundCloud: Why we share. (NewMusicBox)
  • Music fans and artists and many more have a lot to lose if SoundCloud goes the way of Vine. (FastCo)
  • London venue XOYO celebrates five years with Omar-S, Zenker Brothers and more. (RA)
  • The Warehouse Project announces 2017 line-ups. (RA)
  • 20 of the world's most astonishing-looking festivals. (Mixmag)
  • Q+A: Walker & Royce. (Mixmag)
  • Dekmantel 2017: Five artists to watch. (DHA)
  • Interview: Mano Le Tough. (DHA)
  • DJ Tennis talks DJ-Kicks. (MagneticMag)
  • Hi-Five: Terry Francis. (XLR8R)
  • Harangue the DJ: Daniel Miller. (Guardian)
  • Follow the 10 Commandments of clubbing, or go to hell. (Thump)
  • David Guetta interview: Ibiza's Peter Pan on his forthcoming album, EDM, and the island's changing club scene. (Independent)
  • Robert Hood is the techno pioneer who refuses to slow down. (Mixmag)
  • Two authors swap stories of NYC & London nightlife, their favourite spots, and how they managed to make sense of the wild scenes. (ElectricLiterature)
  • Spring Breakers director Harmony Korine shares the music that's shaped him over the course of his life including DJ Taye and Russell Haswell. (Pitchfork)
  • Letter of Recommendation: Detroit Techno. (NYTimes)
  • Doorly & his Reptile Dysfunction. (DT)
  • A model for the future: Synth pioneer Morton Subotnick on 50 years of Silver Apples of the Moon. (Fact)
  • Gene Farris has become the face of Chicago house music, says Amelia Waters. (MagneticMag)
  • Dense & Pika: "Techno is no longer the sound of the future”. (IbizaVoice)
  • Reporting on this year's most vital new UK parties: Liverpool's MODU:LAR. (IbizaVoice)
  • Enzo Siragusa: "I'm actually quite a shy guy”. (IbizaVoice)
  • I went magazine shopping with Honey Dijon. (Thump)
  • KSHMR launches Dharma Worldwide Label, promises a track a week from new EP. (Billboard)
  • Follow the birth of ASTIR Recordings in our new monthly column from label boss Simon Huxtable. (InternationalDJ)
  • Francis Harris launches new label, Kingdoms. (RA)
  • Walker & Royce announce debut album Self Help. (DT)
  • Jeff Mills unveils new project, Lost In Space, with Toulouse orchestra. (RA)
  • Solomun remixes trance classic The Age Of Love. (RA)
  • Hyperdub signs Mana, formerly known as Vaghe Stelle, for an EP. (RA)
  • Eric Copeland announces new album, Goofballs, on DFA Records. (RA)
  • Chloé is releasing her third album Endless Revisions via her own imprint Lumière Noire. (DT)
  • Justice's Xavier De Rosnay has suggested in an interview that David Guetta releases "good music" under secret aliases. (DJMag)
  • Butane shares track from new label. (XLR8R)
  • Andrew Weatherall releases rare solo EP, Kiyadub. (RA)
  • Horo reveals two new EPs and welcomes Lemna. (XLR8R)
  • Permanent Vacation announces tenth anniversary compilation. (RA)
  • Dekmantel announce next three EPs in tenth anniversary series. (RA)
  • Nexe Records celebrates inauguration with three massive remix EPs. (MagneticMag)
  • Afrojack recently aided fellow Dutchman Hardwell when the latter DJ/producer’s private jet experienced mechanical issues over the Adriatic Sea. (DJMag)
  • Martin Garrix is the new face for Armani clothing. (DJMag)
  • Leak reveals Avicii is about to drop two eps, not just an album. (YourEDM)
  • Nastia and Einzelkind next up for Cocoon Ibiza mix series. (Mixmag)
  • Paul Woolford is worried SoundCloud will fold so he released 20 free tracks. (Thump)
  • Bicep play headline live show at The Roundhouse in London. (RA)
  • DJ Zinc’s new EP features MJ Cole, My Nu Leng, Jack Beats, Chris Lorenzo and more. (InternationalDJ)
  • Kygo has announced a new documentary about his career titled Stole The Show which will premiere exclusively on Apple Music, July 26. (MagneticMag)
  • Roni Size returns to the road for solo summer DJ tour. (Billboard)
  • Greco-Roman celebrate 10 years with anniversary compilation. (Mixmag)
  • A transphobic comment made from the Instagram account of bbbbbb Records, a label co-run by Bjarki, has led to the Icelandic artist apologising and parting ways with his label partner. (RA)
  • Pure Carl Cox Pt.1 - Privilege, Ibiza (DT)
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