Friday Roundup: Pete Tong Relocates To Los Angeles

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Friday roundup
Last updated 9 November, 2017

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News that Pete Tong is relocating to LA to ride the EDM boom comes in the week that an EDM backlash takes hold stateside…

We’ve been busy preparing for our two free seminars at the BPM Show next week – so if you’re coming, do come and meet us there! Meanwhile in our weekly round-up of news from the DJ and music world, Pete Tong moves stateside in the same week that a US EDM backlash takes hold – plus proof that Daft Punk ripped off “Get Lucky”? Read on…

  1. BBC Radio 1’s Pete Tong Relocates To Los Angeles – In The Mix reports that Pete Tong has decided to up sticks from London and relocate to LA to better ride the US-based EDM boom… Read more
  2. US E Deaths Spark EDM Backlash – …but meanwhile, anti-EDM sentiment gathers in the US, with events cancelled following alleged drugs-related deaths – as reported by Jonty Skrufff Read more
  3. Did Daft Punk Rip Off A Korean YouTube Star? – Finally, an uncanny resemblance to Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” has emerged, from a Korean YouTube star, again from In The Mix Read more

Please let us know what you think of these and any other DJ and music stories from around the world in the comments below – and have a great weekend!