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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
Closer (feat. WhoMadeWho)
Watergate Records
out now
"It's taken from a brand new Watergate 26 compilation mixed by WhoMadeWho and it contains two exclusive tracks on it from former guests Artbat. Here they are combining with WhoMadeWho on Closer as the Ukranian duo score a big 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 29:22 mins here.
Label: Watergate Records 
Management: Artbat - Chris Braun / WhomadeWho - Curt Keplin
Publishing: Artbat - Mark Lawrence, Black Rock Publishing  / WhomadeWho - Curt Keplin, Copyright Control
Radio & Online:  Watergate / Whomadewho - Clare Dickins, Clare Dickins PR / Artbat - Pete Downes, Jukebox PR
Club: Alex Knoblauch, Watergate Records 
Live: Artbat - David Lewis, David Lewis Productions / WhomadeWho - North America (DJ & Live) - Sam, Listed Bookings; Europe (Live) - Sarah, Luger; Europe (DJ) - Oliver, Jackmode; ROW (DJ & Live) - Oliver, Jackmode
10 May 2019
  • Live Nation's first-quarter 2019 earnings showed revenue up 17% to $1.7bn on the quarter last year, with an operating loss of $24m, and its highest-ever first-quarter adjusted operating income at $115m. (Pollstar)
  • David Attenborough is looking for producers to remix his 70-year-old field recordings. (DJ Mag
  • 30 ravers had to be treated for hypothermia this past weekend at France’s Teknival festival. (DJ Mag
  • Billboard is to launch The Global 100 later this year - the first authoritative chart ranking top songs globally, based on worldwide streams and download sales. (Billboard)
  • Nicole Moudaber’s In The MOOD will broadcast live from IMS Dalt Vila 2019. (Decoded
  • Coroner finds insufficient evidence to record Keith Flint's death as suicide. (Mixmag
  • Marshmello is facing a copyright infringement lawsuit from producer Arty over alleged similarities between his song Happier and Arty's remix of OneRepublic's I Lived. (Rolling Stone
  • Marco Carola is allegedly being sued for €2.4 million by Amnesia Ibiza. (Mixmag
  • Ultra Music Festival ends its 21-year relationship with Miami, and is 'finalising' a new South Florida home. (Billboard)
  • IMS Ibiza announces final details and full IMS Week schedule featuring 118 global leaders and experts plus island wide networking events and parties. (RotD)
  • Review: Pioneer DJ SQUID (DJ Techtools
  • CV Tools for Live is coming soon. (Ableton
  • Control your modular with Ableton's new CV Tools plug-ins. (RA
  • Behringer plans to clone the Yamaha CS-80 (RA)
  • Pioneer Corporation is considering selling off its stake in Pioneer DJ. The Japanese electronics giant currently holds a 15% stake in the separate DJ equipment company. (RA
  • Ilan Bluestone to headline live stream in celebration of Anjunabeats and Twitch partnership. (Billboard
  • Open letters to the Miami City Commissioners regarding Ultra. (EDMtunes
  • German police seek permanent presence at Fusion, 'the largest non-commercial, alternative cultural festival in Europe. (RA
  • UK festival The Masked Ball could end after more than a decade due to 'tripled' costs and 'guestlist culture'. (RA
  • Carl Cox, Helena Hauff, Peggy Gou and more confirmed to play Malta's Glitch festival. (Mixmag
  • SOPHIE announced as a secret guest for Nature Loves Courage festival in Crete. (Fact)
  • Carl Cox, Fatboy Slim, Faithless and more are now locked in for Glastonbury 2019. (DJ Mag
  • Martin Garrix, Steve Aoki, Armin van Buuren and more on Freaky Deaky 2019 line-up. (Billboard
  • The 2019 edition of British Columbia's Bass Coast Music and Art Festival has revealed its full 2019 music program. (Mixmag
  • Glastonbury's Block9 reveals new art and music project, IICON. (Mixmag
  • Perel, Planningtorock and Mykki Blanco will play at this year’s Pop-Kultur Festival in Berlin. (Electronic Beats
  • Camelphat and Chase & Status to headline Titan Warehouse parties in Cardiff this October. (Mixmag
  • Ricardo Villalobos, Derrick May, Sonja Moonear and Young Marco have been billed for Subsonic Music Festival 2019. (RA
  • Awakenings and Time Warp announce line-up for Connect 2019, featuring Amelie Lens, Helena Huff and Richie Hawtin. (RA
  • Do other genres belong at Anjunabeats shows? (DMNW
  • Article 13’s potential impact on the music industry. Audio with Helen Smith (Impala), Crispin Hunt (Ivors Academy, Songwriter) and Chris Castle. (FoW)
  • Musicians are adapting the way they make music as a result of how they get paid through streaming platforms. (Quartz)
  • Music sync: A market ripe for change. (Midia)
  • Payola 2.0: The native ad model for streaming music? (MBW
  • Playlist stuffing and SEO. Gaming the system. (Kieron Donoghue)
  • Danny Rampling takes Shoom to Brighton' The Arch Club on 26 May. (DT
  • The Cause in Hackney announces first birthday party on 26 May. (DT
  • NYC's new techno-focused venue Basement has locked in Juan Atkins, Etapp Kyle and more. (Mixmag
  • Berlin venue Prince Charles is closing down. (RA
  • Paradise confirms its full schedule. (Ibiza Spotlight
  • Ricardo Villalobos, Nina Kraviz, Richie Hawtin and more have been announced for Cocoon Ibiza's 20th anniversary parties at Amnesia. (RA
  • The full Music On line-up for Pacha has dropped with Carl Cox, The Martinez Brothers and Joseph Capriati all confirmed to play. (Ibiza Spotlight)
  • Pyramid has announced its full line-up at Amnesia this summer, featuring Four Tet, A:RPIA:R Soundsystem and Charlotte de Witte. (Mixmag)  
  • German DJ and producer Boris Brejcha will play two consecutive Wednesday shows on in August this summer at Hï Ibiza. (Mixmag
  • Calvin Harris has confirmed his Ushuaïa Ibiza guests. (Ibiza Spotlight
  • Armin van Buuren has locked the full line-up for his Hi Ibiza residency this season. (DJ Mag
  • RA.675 Héctor Oaks (RA)
  • Park Hye Jin | Boiler Room x Weather LSM (Boiler Room)  
  • Kosh | Boiler Room x Weather LSM (Boiler Room
  • Fjaak | Boiler Room x Ballantine's True Music: Krakow 2019 (Boiler Room)
  • Maceo Plex banging house & techno set at BUDX PARIS (Mixmag
  • Illyus & Barrientos in The Lab LDN [Toolroom Takeover] (Mixmag
  • Chris Liebing slamming techno set @ Terminal V (Mixmag
  • Sébastien Léger Sundown Session at W Bali (Mixmag
  • Madben deep techno set from BUDX PARIS (Mixmag
  • Get to know: Doctor Jeep (Mixmag
  • On Cue: Kedr Livanskiy (DJ Mag
  • Mr.G: How I play live (Mixmag
  • Get to know L'Impératrice (Mixmag
  • May: Six artists you need to check out this month (Mixmag
  • 7 must-hear mixes from April 2019. (Fact
  • The 15 best techno tracks of April 2019. (Magnetic Mag
  • The 15 best drum & bass tracks of April 2019. (Magnetic Mag) 
  • Deep Inside: May 2019’s must-hear house and techno playlist. (Fact
  • The loft in Lille: Recreating David Mancuso’s renowned sound system. (RBMA
  • Where Northern Soul meets hardcore rave. (RA
  • Industrial pressure: Third Room Collective's dedication to techno in brutal spaces. (Mixmag
  • Steve Aoki talks about his comic book series Neon Future and believes technology will merge with us. (Billboard
  • Saturday Night Session 020: DVBBS gives fans a look into their lives when they aren’t in the DJ booth and reveal 2019 will see the most music from the duo fans have ever seen in one year. (DA
  • Stretch & Vern: Ready to rock the space (again). (iDJ
  • Dan Curtin: Inside the DJ mind of a 30+ year career in electronic music. (DJ Techtools
  • Why house and techno pioneer Anton Tumas keeps coming back to lightning in a bottle. (EDM
  • Berlin techno figurehead Monika Kruse talks about DJing, her new music and festivals. (iDJ
  • Jai Wolf on "The Cure To Loneliness", early dubstep days, and making music that lasts. (EDM
  • Christos: The origins of a dance music Godfather. (Red Bull
  • John Digweed talks about Output live mix, marathon sets and clubland's rapid evolution. (Magnetic
  • Agoria Interview (EDM
  • Berghain mainstay Answer Code Request selects five of his DJ weapons. (Electronic Beats
  • Always Energetic: Why Saoirse is this summer's essential festival DJ. (Mixmag
  • Ben Sims outlines 2019 plans for Machine, Symbolism Ltd. and Hardgroove labels. (RA
  • Belgian ambient composer Dominique Lawalrée has died. (RA
  • The Australian DJ, Adam Sky, who was based in Singapore, was fatally injured on Saturday 4 May while on holiday in Bali. (DJ Mag
  • Peggy Gou to release DJ-Kicks mix featuring Aphex Twin, Kode9 and DMX Krew. (Fact)
  • Chase & Status are releasing their long-awaited new album, ‘RTRN II JUNGLE’, at the end of the month. (Mixmag
  • Swedish House Mafia have unveiled new tune Underneath It All at their reunion show in Stockholm. (Mixmag
  • DJ Cedric Woo has apologised for stealing from Brooklyn's Northern Lights Records according to an Instagram post. (DJ Mag
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