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Everyone Wants Hodor To DJ Their Club

****SPOILER WARNING – GAME OF THRONES**** Game of Thrones is the most popular TV show on the air today (via IMDb), so it’s no surprise that mainstream social media ran rampant with undying love and hysterical memes after Hodor’s valiant death. In an unexpected turn of events, “Hold The Door” has become canonized in the […]

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Why Is Buenos Aires Waging War On Electronic Music?

All photos by the author unless otherwise stated In the small hours of April 16, a fleet of ambulances screamed into the Costa Salguero leisure complex on the banks of the Rio de La Plata, where Argentina’s third edition of Time Warp—a prominent dance music festival that originated in Germany in the 90s—was in full […]

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How LA Upstart A Club Called Rhonda Built A Polysexual Party Empire

The first A Club Called Rhonda party happened at a seedy club in East Hollywood. The venue was packed, the dancefloor was clued-in to house and disco, and the atmosphere was anything goes. In the eight years since, the LA-based, internationally known party has expanded massively in size and scope, becoming an empire of inclusivity that […]

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Detroit Musicians Receive Honorary Award

The Spirit of Detroit award has been bestowed upon a number of seminal figures including Carl Craig, Jeff Mills, the Belleville Three, Underground Resistance and more. The honorable piece acknowledges and commemorates those who have put forth “outstanding achievement or service to the citizens of Detroit”. As a city that deeply respects and cherishes its […]

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Spotify Updates Family Plan At Cheaper Price, Reveals Earned Revenue And Losses

On Monday, music streaming service Spotify made several upgrades to their seldom discussed Family Plan. Before today, primary account holders could pay an additional $4.99 per secondary account for up to four family members after securing their regular $10 a month subscription. Now, by paying a flat monthly rate of $14.99, users can add up to […]

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Skrillex And Justin Bieber Face Lawsuit Over Hit Collab “Sorry”

Skrillex and Justin Bieber have come under serious heat legally for their collaborative hit “Sorry.” According to TMZ, singer/songwriter Casey Dienel has filed a lawsuit against Bieber, Skrillex as a writer, and the other producers involved in the track for their identical use of the “unique characteristics of the female vocal riff” in her song “Ring […]

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Desert Hearts Announces A Full US Summer Tour

The Desert Hearts crew has announced a full US tour this summer. The ‘Endless Summer Tour’ will kick off at Brooklyn’s House Of Yes on June 17 and run straight through until September 25. Seeing pitstops all across the country before making its rounds back to New York for its last show, the collective plans […]

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Beatport Founding Partner Pens Open Letter To The Struggling Company

Beatport might be off the auction block, but its problems are far from over. The circumstances surrounding its potential sale and then removal from auction were suspicious at best. All signs pointed the a beloved dance music brand being in trouble. Now the trouble has become so stark that founding partner Jonas Tempel has written […]

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