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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
Got To Keep On (Midland Remix)
The Chemical Brothers
Virgin EMI
out now
“We picked this one up in Miami but weren't allowed to bring it to you on air until this week. He doesn't do many but I'm pleased to say he's really delivered on this one. Midland is back with a hot new remix on the Chemical Brothers' Got To Keep On. It's this week's ENT and a world exclusive."
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 30:40 mins here.
LabelSarah Crane, Virgin EMI
ManagementRobert Linney, Fleet River Music
PublishingGrace Roberts, BMG
RadioChristian Nockall, Your Army
Club: Tom Currie, Your Army
TVEmma Guirao, G Force
Online: Anna Meacham, Huxley World
Live: Alex Nightingale, EC1
12 Apr 2019
  • The first posthumous track by Avicii, titled 'SOS', has been released following the artist's tragic death on April 20, 2018 (Mixmag
  • MFB reboots the 301, a German analogue drum computer from 1979. (RA
  • Review: Serato Studio (Magnetic)
  • 350+ influencers with a collective audience of 3.5bn people are flocking to a platform called Escapex, which gives them their own apps. It’s part of the next wave of social media focused on smaller, more private groups. (FastCo)
  • Thanks to the Internet Archive, there is access to lost digital songs that were held on MySpace. (Outline)
  • Spotify has rolled out a new set of streaming conversion metrics on Ad Studio, allowing artist teams to further measure the impact ad campaigns have on streaming. (Spotify)
  • Spotify will potentially shift focus away from editorial playlists, in favour of providing more multi-faceted, democratic tools for record companies and artists to promote their music. (Billboard)
  • The majors are demanding more money for songs played on TikTok and its Chinese counterpart Douyin. (Bloomberg
  • SoundCloud has launched new DJ software integration with Virtual DJ. (DJ Mag
  • Pioneer DJ has released a new documentary called Under A Strobe Lit Sky, exploring how music festivals became a global phenomenon. (Mixmag
  • Sven Vath has announced the last ever Cocoon in the Park. (DT
  • Carl Craig to headline Royal Albert Hall festival. (Mixmag
  • Martin Garrix is to play inside glacier this June at Secret Solstice 2019. (EDMTUNES)
  • Claptone has been confirmed for Defected's first London festival. (Mixmag
  • Broadwick Live, the founders of the Printworks London are to transform a disused gas works in Enfield into an event space for up to 10,000 people combined with 10 acres of outdoor space for a further 30,000. The Drumsheds is scheduled to launch in June with the 12th edition of Field Day festival. (Guardian)
  • The Secret DJ: If you're serious about being a DJ, nothing will stop you. (Mixmag
  • Colonel Sin: KFC's Ultra DJ performance was a dystopian nightmare, and a warning for brands everywhere. (Billboard
  • Why we need a conscious music tech revolution. (Hypebot)
  • Have songwriters turned the tide against big tech? (Variety)
  • Well-being in music requires action, not lip service. (Darren Hemmings)
  • Will Page, Chief Economist at Spotify, reports the global value of music copyright increased by $2bn to reach $28bn in 2017; a growth of 7.6%. (MBW)
  • Sheffield venue The Harley is closing. (RA)
  • A new Paris nightclub, NODD, has scenic views of the Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe from its dancefloor. (DJ Mag)
  • Egg LDN to celebrate their 16th birthday on 27 April with Nicole Moudaber, HITO, Artbat, ANNA V and Grelle Forelle. (DT
  • Carl Cox is taking his techno concept party Pure to New York City's Brooklyn Mirage on 15 June. (DJ Mag
  • Nina Kraviz, Tale of Us and Sven Väth are playing Afterlife at Hï Ibiza. (Mixmag
  • Satori takes on HEART Ibiza. (Ibiza Spotlight
  • Tale Of Us, Call Super, Honey Dijon, Róisín Murphy and more will join the Innervisions boss Dixon at Pacha Ibiza this summer. (RA
  • The line-up for the opening party of Black Coffee's Hï Ibiza residency has been announced with Guy Gerber, Da Capo and Lazare Hoche confirmed. (Mixmag
  • Together Ibiza has announced the full list of artists playing in 2019, including Chase & Status and Andy C. (Mixmag
  • London based DJ and producer Weiss has signed to Island Records. (RotD)
  • Bucks Music Management has signed writer and producer Duck Blackwell. (RotD)
  • DT641 – Steve Parry (DT
  • RA.671 Verraco (RA)
  • DJ Pierre | Boiler Room x BudX Mumbai (Boiler Room
  • DJ Pierre from The Lab Miami at WMC 2019 (Mixmag
  • Feed Me in The Lab LA (Mixmag
  • The Martinez Brothers live from Club Space's Miami Music Week closing party. (Mixmag
  • Get To Know: Jabru (Mixmag
  • 5 Facts, 5 Tracks: Kove (DT
  • Bubblin' Up: Bézier (XLR8R
  • Renegade Riddims: Dilemma (DT)
  • Guti: How I play live. (DJ Mag
  • Fresh Kicks 99: Marina Trench (DJ Mag
  • The 10 most diabolical, gut-wrenching techno tracks according to VTSS. (Electronic Beats
  • The 15 best bass music tracks of March 2019. (Magnetic
  • Billboard Dance's ones to watch: April 2019. (Billboard
  • Under her Annie Mac Presents (AMP) banner the DJ brought together a two-day music industry conference. (M)
  • From Kraftwerk to Daftpunk, a history of dance music, in pictures. (Telegraph
  • Louise Chen on fashion investments and DJing for the Beckhams. (Mixmag
  • Electronic music has a performance problem, and Chagall van den Berg is trying to solve it. (Verge)
  • Inside Colombia's world-class techno scene. (RA
  • What it's like to juggle electronic music with parenthood. (RA)
  • Avicii’s S.O.S: Why, a year after the DJ’s death, touring is still harming musicians. (Telegraph)
  • He.She.They is the progressive party series promoting diversity in the world's biggest clubs. (DJ Mag
  • You call that EDM? Moritz Simon Geist’s robots make the most technical techno. (Ars Technica)
  • D&B star Crissy Criss talks about his new album War On Silence. (IDJ
  • Kemistry & Storm – the tragic story of the drum'n'bass originals. (Guardian)
  • Gareth Emery talks Laserface Seattle, acting and more (DMNW
  • Shlohmo explores the apocalyptic experiments on The End track-by-track. (Billboard
  • Bassnectar breaks down his Reflective (Part 4) album track-by-track. (Billboard
  • Klingande talks new album details and pool party secrets. (DMNW)
  • DJ Minx talk origins, Women on Wax and the spirit of Detroit. (DJ Mag
  • S.P.Y is bringing classic jungle into the future. (DJ Mag
  • DJ Craze: 'Sync is your friend... embrace technology' (Mixmag)
  • Don Diablo is the world-conquering future house pioneer. (DJ Mag
  • Alison Wonderland on breaking through by singing, producing and telling her stories. [video] (Billboard
  • TOKiMONSTA talks diverse musical influences and understanding music again after brain surgeries. [video] (Billboard
  • Rezz explains how Tiësto and Deadmau5 influenced her sound and teases new musical collaborations. [video] (Billboard
  • What is it like when Aphex Twin plays your music. (Mixmag
  • Avicii’s death left many questions. Will his new music provide answers? (NYTimes)
  • Crisis Over: Agoria's lost album led to his most ambitious work yet. (Mixmag
  • Jungle veteran J Majik announces his first album in over 20 years, Full Circle. (RA
  • Carl Craig mixes second Detroit Love compilation. (RA)
  • A new Avicii album called Tim to be released later this year. (Mixmag
  • Nina Kraviz has played more festivals than any other DJ in 2018. (DJ Mag
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