From BBC Radio 1 presenter Jaguar launching a new record label to Eric Prydz bringing his immersive set to Hï Ibiza, here’s last week in electronic music –
Steve Aoki Launches First-Ever Physical Music Grading and Authentication Platform
Following the successes of A0k1VERSE and his ongoing HiROQUEST: Genesis Tour, DJ Steve Aoki has now partnered with Collector Archive Services (CAS) to launch Audio Media Grading (AMG). The latest venture will help to ‘provide grading, preservation, and authentication services for grading vinyl records, cassettes, CDs, and 8-Track.’ AMG will rate the collectible on a scale of 1-10 and issue a certificate to grade the item. “A tool for music collectors and audiophiles, you’ll now finally be able to see how your content grades in comparison to others saved pieces,” said Steve as he announced AMG on social media.
Hï Ibiza Reveals All Residencies for 2023 Season
Eric Prydz presents HOLO ïbiza, Black Coffee, David Guetta, The Martinez Brothers, Tale Of Us, Adam Beyer, FISHER, Glitterbox, and a roster of dynamic DJs have been slated to take over the iconic Hï Ibiza 2023 residencies. “The next chapter of clubbing is now. An epic season of huge nights & mega residencies awaits you in 202,” they announced via social media.
HOLO ïbiza will make a special appearance for 10 consecutive Mondays from July 3, along with Adam Beyer and Patrick Topping. The Martinez Brothers and Paco Osuna, FISHER and Vintage Culture, and Tale Of Us will take over the venue on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, respectively. Weekends will be set ablaze by David Guetta, MORTEN, MEDUZA, James Hype, Black Coffee, Damian Lazarus, and Glitterbox.
Charlotte de Witte and Enrico Sangiuliano Announce New Collaborative EP
Italian techno producer Enrico Sangiuliano’s imprint NINETOZERO will house his first collaborative EP with techno maven Charlotte de Witte. The duo announced the news on social media, unveiling the EP title and release date. The three-tracked EP titled ‘Reflections’ will be available to stream on March 17, 2023. Sangiuliano and de Witte collaborated previously on their trance remix version of 1990s ‘The Age of Love,’ which has garnered over 31 million streams on Spotify alone.
BBC Radio 1 Presenter Jaguar Launches a New Record Label, Utopia
“This is always something I’ve wanted to do, and now feels like the perfect moment to do so. Championing emerging artists and introducing their music to the world is my favourite thing in the world, and I hope UTOPIA becomes a place people will turn to discover their new favourite club tracks,” wrote BBC Radio 1 broadcaster and DJ Jaguar, unveiling her brand record label, Utopia. The label’s inaugural release titled ‘Can’t Release’ comes from Scottish DJ and producer Van Damn. Jaguar initially kicked off her Utopia brand in 2020 as a club night and later as a podcast in 2021. ‘Can’t Grumble’ is out on all streaming platforms now!