Pete Tong premieres new Pryda record, catches up with Sebastian Ingrosso in this week’s Essential Selection
In a special Miami edition of Essential Selection, Pete Tong showcased the best in dance music while catching up with Jamie XX, Sebastian Ingrosso, and Flashmob. Hand picking his Essential New Tune of the week, he turns to Armin van Burren’s sultry lead single, “This Is What It Feels Like,” coming off his upcoming artist album.
Would it be an Essential Selection without homage to Eric Prydz? Pete provides us with a world exclusive of the new Pryda single, “Powerdrive,” which made waves as an ID on Epic Radio 007 and in his popular Essential Mix last month. The track has been “driving the blogs crazy,” according to Tong – we concur.
Tong took a moment to get Sebastian Ingrosso on the phone to touch upon the finals weeks of the Swedish House Mafia legacy. Seb refers to the end of Swedish House Mafia as “bittersweet,” and when asked which One Last Tour stop was the most special to him, he insists that playing in Stockholm for the first time meant the most — over 105,000 people attended the three shows. Seb confirms there will be a few surprises during their last show and to expect some emotional speeches. He later promotes his new vocal version of “Reload,” his collaboration with Tommy Trash, which should see a Refune release in the near future.