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Qrates: The Vinyl Pressing Kickstarter For Small Labels & Artists

Despite the rising popularity of vinyl among consumers, one of the chief stumbling blocks for up-and-coming labels is that there is still a dearth of operational pressing plants – the US only has 15 or so – so delays have become almost expected. With sales up 49%, and approximately eight million vinyl records sold in 2014, the process is fraught […]

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Fan Tracks Down Deadmau5, Trespasses On Property, Blocks Driveway

Known for his rabid fan base who follow his every move via social media, deadmau5 got a bit more than he bargained for recently when a fan tracked him down at his new home in Canada. Returning from a coffee run, Joel Zimmerman found a large truck blocking his driveway. After honking, Zimmerman bypasses the overzealous fan […]

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Toronto’s Getting A New Nightclub From The Minds Behind BPM Festival

Dance fans in Toronto, Canada will have a new place to call home on the weekends as the city’s newest nightclub, Nest, prepares to open its doors next month. Located in Little Italy, Nest is the newest nightlife venture to come from industry veteran Rob Oliverio, who also owns local club RYZE, and some of […]

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Diplo Set To Retire The Diplo Name?

In a new piece published by Interview magazine this week, Diplo has discussed how he hopes to retire the Diplo name, during a conversation with producer Rick Rubin. However the producer explained that he doesn’t plan to slow down anytime soon, announcing that he will flash drop his record with Skrillex next week, alongside the fact that […]

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Less Than 40 Percent Of Pills Bought In The UK Actually Contain MDMA

Tests carried out between 2006 and 2014 have showed that only 34 per cent of pills in the UK contain MDMA, the active ingredient in ecstasy, according to figures published by ProjectKnow.com. The UK also topped the list of five countries – which is also made up of the US, Netherlands, Canada and Australia – for […]

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Cream Ibiza Ditches EDM With Surprising 2015 Lineup

The last few years have been some of Cream Ibiza‘s biggest, with EDM stars like Calvin Harris, Hardwell and Laidback Luke dominating the lineup. But in what’s perhaps a sign of the times, 2015 is totally different. In fact, this year’s lineup is full of surprises, with an all new musical policy seeming to take hold […]

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Watch: Game Of Thrones’ Hodor Goes For Coffee With Deadmau5

Game Of Thrones actor Kristian Nairn has joined Deadmau5 on his latest coffee run. The Northern Irishman, who plays Hodor in the hit TV series, is also a DJ and is currently on his Rave Of Thrones tour. Deadmau5 took the 6ft 10in actor on a ride in his custom Jeep Rubicon, as it was the […]

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Check Out The Newest Spot To Bring Techno Back To Detroit

u couldn’t possibly talk about house music without mentioning Detroit. The Motor City has been a critical location in waging techno for decades, dating back to the 80′s. A movement countering dance in cities such as Chicago and New York, Detroit’s distinguished brand of house music carries on today, notably with the annual Movement festival. […]

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Hard Summer Drops Line-up And Bizarre Promo Video

Now that the thumping juggernaut of the American festival season has started to move, no one can stop it! It comes roaring through sleepy provincial towns, littering its blazed trail with snapped wristbands, glow stick blood and petrified geriatrics. And with the dust barely settled in the Coachella Valley, HARD has just dropped it’s hotly anticipated summer […]

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An Open Letter To Soundcloud: Fix This Takedown Mess Or I Am Leaving

Hey SoundCloud, So, yesterday, I got this message from you: My personal Soundcloud love letter I got yesterday Hi illich Mujica, Our automatic content protection system has detected that your track: “Illich Mujica: Live At The Sustainable Summer Fest @ Beef Cuts (Brooklyn)” may contain the following copyrighted content: “The End” by Hot Since 82, Joe T. […]

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