Eric Prydz Reveals The Secrets of His Crazy New 5-Ton Holosphere [VIDEO]

Only one crowd in the world has seen Eric Prydz’s new HOLOSPHERE so far. Tomorrowland weekend one was lucky enough to witness the magic before part the Freedom Stage collapsed between weekends and prevented a second crowd from seeing it. Luckily, the Verge’s Dani Deahl was able to sit down …

Laurel Halo curates MODE’s 2019 event series

Laurel Halo is curating MODE‘s 2019 event series. Back for its second year after Ryuchi Sakamoto’s series in 2018, the events will run through September and October. Laurel Halo will welcome a selection of artists including Wolfgang Voigt present GAS (live), Eli Keszler, DEBONAIR, Julia Holter, Rashad Becker, Eliane Radigue, …

Marcel Dettmann reveals new label, BAD MANNERS

Berghain favourite Marcel Dettmann has announced a new label, BAD MANNERS. It is the German’s second label, having started Marcel Dettmann records in 2006. The first release – ‘BAD MANNERS 2’ – is a four-track EP from Exterminador, the production and DJ alias of Berlin-based music educator Mario Resta, which …

object blue drops new ‘FIGURE BESIDE ME' EP

‘FIGURE BESIDE ME’, the new two-track EP from object blue, is out today, August 16. The release on Shimmering Frequencies is described as object blue’s “most personal body of work to date”, inspired by love and Courtney S. Danforth’s essay on ‘Philosophical Ecstasy’. She said:“I usually don’t write about feelings …

Area 51 Raid-Turned-EDM Festival Officially Warned Against Throwing Event

Days after the Area 51 raid event ficially announced Alienstock for this September, the town Rachel, Nevada has responded with a warning to potential attendees: “The residents were not asked and are not on board and will certainly not allow their town to be taken over.” Event organizer Brock Daily with The Hidden Sound told Your …

Mixmag and Budweiser’s BUDX Announces Next Stop In Tokyo With Mija, Mura Masa, & More

Following on from Mixmag and Budweiser’s BUDX events in Paris, Ho Chi Minh City and Lagos, the next stop on their world tour will take place in Tokyo, Japan between August 29-31. As a true cultural platform, BUDX aims to amplify the voices and stories rising artists to seize new …

This Website Creates Your Perfect Festival Lineup Based On Your Spotify Account

Earlier this year, an app called Festify went viral for crawling your Spotify listening habits and pumping out a lineup your most-listened artists for the festival to beat all festivals. It would create a unique lineup for you with your top 24 artists from the past month, past six months, and …

Area 51 Raid Founders Are Actually Throwing A Festival – Here’s Everything You Need To Know

After all this time waiting, an ficial festival event near Area 51 in Rachel, Nevada is actually happening. It’s going to be called Alienstock, obviously as an homage to the legendary Woodstock festival. Alienstock will go down September 20-22 and will also feature, various activities as well as camping. The …

One of California’s Biggest Music Festivals Just Got The Green Light To Sell Weed

2019 has been a great year for cannabis initiatives at festivals, with Northern Nights and Ever After music festivals both allowing for more lax policies surrounding the plant. Now, the Bay Area’s Outside Lands will join that group after a decision from the state Bureau Cannabis Control approved on-site sale and consumption weed …

Alison Wonderland’s New Collab with Quix Is Meant To “Stretch Time” While Tripping

Alison Wonderland Came Up With The Idea For Her Quix Collab While Tripping Alison Wonderland’s new collaboration with Quix, “TIME,” is finally out this Friday. This one has been teased at live shows for months already, but we’ll finally have it all for ourselves in just two days. Before that, …

Facebook Removes 'Storm Area 51' Event After 3 Million RSVPs, Organizers Say It's Still Happening!

The ficial Storm Area 51 event has been taken down by Facebook. According to a screenshot from one the event’s founders, Matty Roberts, the infamous and viral Facebook event fully titled “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All Of Us” went against the platform’s community standards. Thus, the event was deleted. Roberts …

Go Behind The Decks At Swedish House Mafia's Private Afterparty [VIDEOS]

Swedish House Mafia have been playing a number major gigs at large scale festivals and events — but just days ago they played an intimate private party and that footage has surfaced. After their incredible, high energy performance at Ushuaia Ibiza, it was time for the afterparty. Though Axwell‘s live stream …

Insomniac Announces Partnership with Miami's Club Space

Today, Insomniac founder Pasquale Rotella announced that Insomniac events has ficially formed a partnership with one Miami’s most popular nightclubs, Club Space. This partnership is expected to solidify the clubs place in Downtown Miami for quite a long time. Although Insomniac has joined one the cities biggest nightclubs, as now, …

STUDY: Music Festivals Can Help Promote More Sustainable Lifestyles

Festival season is upon us — and as a new study suggests, these events may encourage attendees to try out more sustainable lifestyles. In this case, it’s a nicer way saying that people tend to skip out on showering for the weekend. But, here’s why it matters… Researchers from The University …

Coachella Is Being Sued Over "Sickening & Unprovoked" Attack On One of Its Artists

Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer Belly is suing Coachella and its security company IPS for an alleged assault that happened on festival grounds last year. Belly, real name Ahmad Balshe, claims he was attacked by 25 security guards in a backstage area. When the incident occurred, Belly was trying to …

Hamburg’s Golden Pudel is opening a new cultural space, Barboncino Zwölphi

Hamburg club Golden Pudel will be opening up a new non-clubbing cultural space. The space will be called Barboncino Zwölphi (‘Barboncino’ is Italian for ‘toy poodle’) and will be located on the club’s upper floor. The official launch will take place in August but the space will be open for …

Forty independent record stores are protesting major labels

Forty independent American record stores have co-signed an open letter to the music industry addressing major labels’ neglect of physical sales and distribution. The letter, first published by Billboard on July 16, was written in response to a decision made by 3 major labels — Universal, Sony, and Warner — …