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Hip hop pioneer Grandmaster Flash has been named as one of the winners 2019 Polar Music Prize. Widely considered to be the musical equivalent of a Nobel Prize, the Polar Music Prize has been awarded to Grandmaster Flash, known for ‘The Message’ with the Furious Five, for his contributions to hip hop and DJ culture. Flash, real name Joseph Saddler, is credited […]

It is no secret that Berlin understands the value of its nightlife scene. The city’s local government has gone to great lengths to protect it and allow it to grow. Back in November, the Berlin government pledged €1 million to help nightclubs equip themselves with proper noise protection to “preserve the Berlin club culture” and “to ensure […]

Currently serving his six-year sentence after pleading guilty for multiple counts of wire fraud and bank fraud, Fyre Festival Founder Billy McFarland has been ordered by a New York judge to pay back a $3 million loan to former investor EHL Funding. According to Billboard, McFarland stopped loan repayments back in April of 2017 directly after his the disastrous breakdown […]

The spectacle of Burning Man has become a staple of wider pop culture with its out-of-this-world art installations, beloved sound camps and top tier artists and its 10 bounding principles that keep the world of Burning Man in a rotation that’s unlike any other. Against the organizer’s original wishes, it’s no secret that the event and its picturesque setting has become an […]

Ahead of his first-ever live tour, billed A Celebration of the 80s, disco pioneer Giorgio Moroder sat down with The Guardian to discuss his music’s impact on clubbing culture, his abhorrence toward showy titles, analog versus digital sounds, healthy living and his surprising distaste for dancing. The 79-year-old producer, who is responsible for creating essential dance music records […]

A new study conducted by the Psychopharmacology and Addiction Research Centre (PARC) has found that MDMA users have more emotional empathy than other drug users who mainly use substances such as cocaine, cannabis and ketamine. Over the past couple of years, scientists have made numerous breakthroughs that have shown us MDMA’s potential usefulness for treating mental health […]

Authorities in Australia have issued a warning for fake festival and concert tickets after a woman was found to have conned buyers out of $10,000. According to Daily Mail, 19-year-old Hannah Valentine pleaded guilty to 28 fraud charges in connection to a ticketing scam. She allegedly conned more than 100 people in search of festival and concert tickets […]

Justice won Best/Dance Electronic Album at the 61st Grammy Awards last night. The Grammys, hosted by Alicia Keys, took place at the Staples Centre in Los Angeles, with wins also for Cardi B (Best Rap Album) and Childish Gambino (Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Music Video and Best Rap/Sung Performance). Justice picked up their award […]

A warning has been issued by police about dangerous ecstasy pills in the shape of a yellow octopus circulating in the south Wales area. The warning says the pills can cause “serious health issues” and any person who comes across any of the tablets is urged to call 101 to report it. A South Wales Police spokesman […]

Prosecutors in Germany are now trying three people for crimes related to Berlin’s Love Parade festival in 2010, which ended disastrously with 21 deaths and more than 500 injuries suffered due to overcrowding. The case has narrowed from 10 defendants to three, with the case against seven defendants dropped upon the recommendation of the Duisburg state court judges citing a […]


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