Spotify To Use Facebook's New Cryptocurrency Payment System

Spotify is about to majorly upgrade its payment system, revolutionizing cryptocurrency in music. In collaboration with the Libra Association, Spotify will enable everyone, everywhere, to send, spend and save money through a new financial ecosystem secured by blockchain technology. Facebook‘s Libra was founded to create a simple global currency and financial …

REPORT: Artists & Labels Are Losing Out On $300 Million In Streaming Money A Year

In the grand scheme things, music streaming is still relatively new. Legislation is still catching up, and lord knows the labels are far behind. But technology waits for no one, and platforms keep making advancements that both benefit and, inadvertently, end up harming artists. A new report from Rolling Stone suggests …

Joe Biden Said He Wanted To Criminalize Raves & Lock Up Promoters In Unearthed Video

A video an old Senate hearing from 2001 has the rave community rallying against Presidential candidate, former Vice President, and former Senator Joe Biden, after he said he wanted to criminalize raves and lock up promoters. Biden has never been known to be a proponent raves in the first place, having introduced …

Police Report Paradiso Arrest Numbers & Charges

Paradiso Festival went f last weekend, but not without some fenses… Officials have reported the arrest 38 drug dealers, as well as the seizure ecstasy, LSD, mushrooms, cocaine, steroids, ketamine, and MDMA, as well as cash and a firearm. The busts resulted in a total 97 felony charges, according to the Grant …

Marshmello, Ninja & More Set To Headline First Of Its Kind Gaming x Music Festival

Dance music has already penetrated a multitude other industries, appearing as the focus in films, getting plays in commercials and ads, and more. More recently, dance music and gaming have been bolstering their time together, and a new music + gaming festival in Las Vegas will take it to the …

Drug Dealer Charged with Up To 20 Years After Appearing "Anonymously" On Netflix TV Show

One Michigan drug dealer is facing serious consequences after appearing on the Netflix show “Dope.” Ryan Zettell, 21, was arrested in February for distributing drugs across Oakland County. He later admitted to police that he appeared on “Dope” as Ozone. During the show, he exposed how he was able to …

All The Sets from Porter Robinson's Debut Festival, Second Sky [FULL SETS]

Porter Robinson‘s Second Sky, which took place this past weekend, is truly the next level music festivals. Curated by artists, specifically with their fans in mind, this new way planning leaves opportunity for endless imagination and discovery — and very special musical moments. Second Sky was full those moments. Porter …

Seven Lions and Dimibo to Perform as New Psytrance Project "Abraxis" at Dreamstate

Seven Lions and Dimibo fans must be over the moon after a special announcement that was made today. We’ve known that Seven Lions has been working on a psytrance project for quite some time, but we didn’t know that this would include another special artist. It was confirmed earlier today …

Extinction Rebellion is staging a protest at Glastonbury

Extinction Rebellion is planning to continue its campaign to highlight the climate crisis by staging a protest at Glastonbury, with the blessing of the festival. The group will march through the site on Thursday from 4pm, starting the demonstration at The Park stage with keynote speakers discussing the issue of …

GREAT NEWS: Porter Robinson Announces Second Sky Will Be Back In 2020

There’s a lot exciting news coming out Porter Robinson’s Second Sky Music Festival this weekend. Most notably, it’s been confirmed the music event will be back for another installment next year. Even in its first year — scratch that, in its first day — Second Sky has been overwhelmingly well …

Thom Yorke seems to have mysteriously announced a new album

Thom Yorke, the enigmatic Radiohead frontman, may have announced the release of his next solo album last week. A seemingly-fictional company, called Anima Technologies, distributed cryptic advertisements across the globe, with a headline reading, “Do you have trouble remembering your dreams?” The text goes on to say, “It’s a feeling …

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 …

Bonnaroo Reports 27-Year-Old Man Found Dead In Campgrounds

Bonnaroo Music Festival kicked f this weekend, beginning Thursday with a headlining set from Grand Ole Opry as well as sets from Space Jesus b2b Eprom b2b Shlump, 12th Planet, Hekler, and more. It continued Friday and Saturday with headlining sets from Phish, Childish Gambino, Post Malone, and Odesza. Unfortunately, one …

WATCH: Bodycam Footage of Ty Dolla $ign’s Arrest with Skrillex Released

Full body cam footage Ty Dolla $ign‘s arrest has surfaced. The over one hour video footage shows police discovering drugs on the scene and searching Ty’s entire crew, including Skrillex. Last year, the hip hop star was busted just before an Atlanta show. Drug dogs went crazy while sniffing outside …

Imports of ketamine into the Netherlands up to 800 kilograms from 2.6kg in two years

It seems like those living in the Netherlands have a taste for ketamine. Authorities seized 800 kilograms of ketamine going into the Netherlands in 2018, a massive rise from the 2.6kg in 2016. NOS, the Dutch broadcaster, released data demonstrating the massive increase of imports of ket into the country. …

Armin van Buuren Announces The Highly Anticipated Debut Album from Side Project GAIA

Good news, trance fans! The first-ever album from GAIA, the collaboration between Armin van Buuren and Benno de Goeij is dropping next week. Yes, Armin van Buuren just made the stunning announcement live on air during A State Of Trance Episode 918 and it’s going to be a huge release. There …

After Burning Down Its Iconic Arch, Bonnaroo’s New Wall(?) Is Disappointing Fans

Bonnaroo Squarch Has Attendees Asking What’s Going On Exactly three weeks ago, Bonnaroo burned its iconic arch to the ground. Bonnaroo issued a statement, “This incarnation the Bonnaroo Arch had significant structural issues and needed to be removed. The Arch has changed throughout the years, and we’re exited for its newest …