Tokyo’s local government is giving out billions of yen to support its nightlife

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the Tokyo Tourism Foundation have announced plans to provide support for local nightlife in the form of subsidies and grants, in the hopes of capitalising on Tokyo’s night time economy and promoting 24-hour tourism through its nightlife. Japan’s government is aiming to bring in 40 …

adidas SPEZIAL returns with second London-inspired collection

adidas SPEZIAL returns for Spring-Summer 2019, with drop two of its collection focused t the vibrant culture and style of the city of London. Curated by Gary Aspden, the collection looks forward to SS19 with collection of iconic adidas staples, re-interpreted and contemporized for a modern audience. As a whole, …

Mexican artist Debit marries tribal guarachero with techno and industrial on new EP

On June 20, Mexican label NAAFI will put out an EP from New York-based artist Debit, which deconstructs tribal guarachero music, combining it with elements of techno and industrial music. ‘SYSTEM’ focuses on the timbres and harmonics of the triplet-driven beats, eschewing the high-pitched melody lines and ‘prehispanic’ samples often …

Diplo & Carnage Make An Interesting Combination On New House Tune

Part the thrill dance music is hearing all the interesting combinations that come about through collaborations and remixes. Nobody was expecting a Diplo remix for Carnage‘s “Letting People Go” featuring Prinze George — and that’s much its beauty. Diplo’s current recipe for house-focused dance floor heaters, as heard with his …

Malta’s District announces star-studded summer line-up

District Malta has announced a star-studded line-up for the summer. Patrick Topping, Denis Sulta (pictured), Mella Dee, Cinthie, Brame & Hamo and Alex Virgo are among the international acts playing District’s Friday residency at the all-new Treehaus in UNO Village, which begins on June 28. District, now in its sixth …

Spotify’s New “Social Listening” Feature Will Let You DJ for Your Friends from Anywhere

Spotify wants the music listening experience to become more social. A new feature the company is testing out (only employees have access so far) called Social Listening allows multiple users to create a collaborative playlist, listen to, and control music in real time. The news was first reported by Jane …

Major Lazer Says Goodbye to Jillionaire, Welcomes Ape Drums

Major Lazer is notoriously known for elevating the popularity dancehall rhythms across the globe. Made up Diplo, Walshy Fire, and until this week, Jillionaire, the group have spread peace and love through music from Miami, to Brazil, to Cuba and Japan – finding a diehard fanbase wherever they go. With …

Walshy Fire of Major Lazer reveals more of his debut LP

Walshy Fire is set to release his solo debut LP, ‘ABENG’, with Mad Decent on June 7. The Jamaican-born, Miami-based producer and DJ intertwines African and Caribbean influences to create a tone unique unto itself. Leveraging his international profile, as the third member of Diplo’s perpetually-rowdy Major Lazer, the record …

LSD could help people overcome alcohol dependency

A new study suggests that taking psychedelic drugs like LSD and magic mushrooms could help overcome alcohol dependency. A survey was sent to 343 people who had experienced problems with alcohol before they took psychedelics. The results revealed that many of the participants had dramatically decreased the number of drinks …

The Night League and Apple Music announce new playlist series 'Sounds of Ibiza 2019'

The Night League and Apple Music are teaming up to bring you a series of playlists called the Sounds of Ibiza 2019, showcasing the finest music played on the White Isle this summer. Award-winning clubs and parties will curate the playlists, including Ushuaïa, Hï Ibiza and ANTS. All your musical …

Mental Health Struggles Push Major Dubstep DJ To Cancel All Upcoming Sets

Cookie Monsta just announced he’s taking a step back from touring to focus on mental health. The producer reveals he’s been struggling with mental health issues for the past year. In recent weeks and months, it’s become increasingly harder to deal with. In the post below, he notifies fans he’s …

Ibiza Rocks announces first ever all-female fronted series, Superfoxx

Superfoxx is throwing monthly pool parties at Ibiza Rocks Hotel from July to September. A joint venture with JD, Superfoxx is curated by DJ Krystal Roxx and welcomes leading female artists such as headliners Stefflon Don, Kelis and Mel C. Special guest appearances include Jamz Supernova (pictured), Melody Kane, Goldierocks …