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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
When The Lights Are Out
Maceo Plex
Ellum Audio
out now
"This week's Essential New Tune is going in the direction of Mr. Maceo Plex. It's a new track coming out on Ellum Audio with Ministry of Sound, it's called When The Lights Are Out and we love it, I hope you do too. Big vocal on this, check it out!"
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 33:04 mins here.
Label: Maher, Ellum Audio
Management & Publishing: Ed Jenkins, Grade Management 
Radio: James Jackson, Listen Up
Club: James Marsh, Listen Up
OnlineEd Jenkins, Grade Management 
Live: Alexandra Linblad, Neptune Music
07 Jun 2019
  • Singer-songwriter Matthew Koma has accused Zedd of "toxic behaviour" and stealing credit in a social media post. (Mixmag
  • Pablo Fierro's edit of Baianá by Barbatuques is top of Shazam's first Ibiza dance chart. (Billboard
  • Rinse FM locks in Jensen Interceptor, Jasss, Roman Flügel and more as new residents. (DJ Mag
  • The French performing rights organisation Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers (SACEM) has become the first collective management organisation to join the Association for Electronic Music (AFEM). (Billboard
  • Kevin Watson, the author of the IMS Business Report, has told Music Week the popularity of the video games business represents a "huge" opportunity for electronic music. "There's a natural overlap in target market between electronic music fans and gaming fans" (MW
  • Resident Griessmuehle DJ Darwin tweeted she is launching an environmental initiative called Clean Scene together with journalist Chal Ravens and Eilidh Sinclair from POLY.Artists. Their first project is building an easy-to-use system specifically tailored for DJs and agencies to offset their carbon emissions from flights.
  • A new synth, MOTOR, from Gamechanger Audio uses real electric motors to generate and manipulate sounds. (DJ Mag
  • AEG-backed ticketing agency AXS has partnered with YouTube to allow fans to purchase tickets to live events through it. (IQ
  • Universal Music Group is working with Super Hi-Fi to offer artists new AI tools for creating engagement on streaming platforms. (DMN)
  • SoundCloud is launching its ad-free subscription tier, SoundCloud Go+, in Belgium, Italy, Portugal, Spain and Switzerland. (Billboard)
  • Remix and DJ set clearance company Dubset is launching a new partnership with Beatport that will allow select remixes cleared through its MixBANK platform to be available for download on Beatport. (RotD)
  • Apple is breaking up its iTunes software into separate apps for music, podcasts and video. (Apple
  • Spotify’s experimental lean-back listening app Stations is now available for both iOS and Android devices in the US. Stations is a minimalist spin-off of the standard Spotify app that effectively mimics the experience of listening to the radio by requiring less manual input from users. (Billboard)
  • Primavera Sound is coming to Los Angeles in 2020. (Mixmag
  • Your Paradise has announced its return to Fiji with A-Trak, Gorgon City and Mija. (Mixmag
  • Freerotation have locked in Ben UFO, Objekt, Aurora Halal, Afrodeutsche and more for their 2019 edition. (DJ Mag
  • Boiler Room is to launch a four-day festival in London this October focusing on jazz, rap, bass and club music. (RA
  • Dirtybird Campout has announced its line-up for this year's edition. (Mixmag
  • Amsterdam Music Festival (AMF) has announced Armin Van Buuren, Tiësto, Alesso and Jonas Blue for its huge indoor rave on 19 October. (DJ Mag
  • Mixmag to host Chicago's Mamby On The Beach dance music stage with Justin Martin, DJ Seinfeld and Eli & Fur confirmed to play. (Mixmag
  • Roman Flügel, Octo Octa and more are set to perform at the 10th edition of Sunset Sound System's California gathering, Sunset Campout. (Mixmag
  • Mint Festival have announced Seth Troxler, Claptone and Defected's Sam Divine amongst the first confirmed DJs for this year's event. (DJ Mag
  • Ultra Singapore 2019 is to move indoors due to expected severe weather. (
  • Gottwood festival has locked in the line-up to celebrate 10 years. Hunee, Sonja Moonear, dBridge, Bradley Zero, Shanti Celeste and DJ Boring are just some of the artists confirmed to play. (Mixmag
  • Cheap Thrills: How to have an affordable Ibiza holiday in 2019. (Mixmag
  • "They scare me to death": The Secret DJ on everyone you will meet at a music conference. (Mixmag
  • New perspective: How Cxema parties are changing the face of the Ukrainian electronic scene. (Mixmag
  • The essence of club culture is at the heart of Human Traffic - and that's why it's still relevant today. (Mixmag
  • Politics are an integral part of dance music, here's why. (DJ Mag
  • A new virtual tour of Berghain has been created via video game Minecraft. (DJ Mag
  • New club Octan Ibiza is to open in July, taking over the former Sankeys Ibiza venue on the White Isle. (RA)
  • Wynn Nightlife’s Intrigue nightclub closed its doors for a final time last Saturday. (DJ Mag
  • Belgian nightclub Café Capital has reopened as Grand Café Capital, after being destroyed in a fire in 2010. (DJ Mag
  • RA.679 DJ Marcelle (RA
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  • DJ Boring | Boiler Room x AVA Festival 2019 (Boiler Room
  • HAAi | Boiler Room x AVA Festival 2019 (Boiler Room
  • Cedric Gervais at BUDX Ho Chi Minh City (Mixmag
  • Cinthie in The Lab LDN (Mixmag
  • Cassy in The Lab Johannesburg (Mixmag
  • Ryan Murgatroyd in The Lab Johannesburg (Mixmag
  • Jonas Rathsman in The Lab Johannesburg (Mixmag
  • On Cue: Marlon Hoffstadt (DJ Mag
  • Renegade Riddims: D.R.K (DJ Mag
  • Fresh Kicks 106: Bambooman (Kirk Barley) (DJ Mag
  • Get to know: Jabru (DJ Mag
  • Get to know: Elliot Adamson (Mixmag
  • 7 must-hear mixes from May 2019. (RA
  • The 15 best techno tracks of May 2019. (Magnetic
  • The 15 best house tracks of May 2019. (Magnetic)  
  • Hot new tracks for June 2019. (Ibiza Spotlight
  • June: Six artists you need to check out this month. (Mixmag
  • Festival fiasco: Poorly organized events are putting you at risk. (Mixmag
  • 20 European techno festivals that you should go to this summer. (ElectronicBeats
  • Nuits Sonores 2019: Five key performances. (RA
  • AVA Festival 2019: Five key performances. (RA
  • Daisybelle gives her 5 inspirational producers. (DT
  • The enigmatic Claptone shares ten hot tracks for the summer. (Sun
  • Crazy P pick ten tracks that influence their sound. (DJ Mag
  • Spitting Image: Meet the electronic artists collaborating with their artificial twins. (RA
  • Labour of love: Krystal Klear is riding a wave of well-earned euphoria. (Mixmag
  • W&W talk rave culture, new music, production and career tips. (YourEDM
  • Andrew Rayel talks about hosting inHARMONY’s inaugural stage at EDC Las Vegas and growing the label. (DA)  
  • Prince Fox redefines the line between pop and dance music. (
  • ARTY talks through his creative process creating new genre-blurring Sunshine. (DA
  • DJs of the future don't spin records - they write code. (Wired)
  • Kolsch breaks down his flight-inspired Fabric Presents: Kolsch mix album. (Billboard
  • Avicii's father, Klas Bergling, talks about the Tim Bergling Foundation: 'We want results. We don't want to sit and talk and spend money'. (Billboard
  • Hostal La Torre resident DJ, Pete Gooding, and International Feel boss Mark Barrott have put together the third instalment of the 'La Torre Ibiza' compilation series. (Mixmag
  • Jeff Mills brings back Purpose Maker label for first release in almost ten years. (RA
  • Jillionaire has left Major Lazer and replaced by Ape Drums. (Billboard
  • Eddie C announces new album, Green Space. (RA
  • Manchester-based DJ and producer Finn has released an EP, entitled 'Do What You Want Forever' EP, on Local Action. (Mixmag
  • The Martinez Brothers have announced that their long-awaited edit mixtape will land later this month. (DJ Mag
  • Om Unit has shared a note on Instagram discouraging clubgoers from bothering DJs while they are playing. (DJ Mag
  • J Sparrow returns to Deep Medi for his first album in nine years, Dark365. (RA
  • Peggy Gou shares DJ-Kicks EP ahead of mix. (RA
  • Producer Joseph Higgins will return to Timedance this June under his Metrist alias. (DJ Mag
  • CamelPhat have partnered with Jake Bugg on Be Someone. (DA
  • Avicii's upcoming posthumous album Tim will receive a special world premiere as a virtual reality experience, courtesy of consumer-facing VR leader Oculus. (Billboard
  • Due to a recent ankle injury, Martin Garrix will cancel at least the next four weeks of upcoming performances. (Billboard)
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