University of Colorado Launches New Major In EDM Production

The University Colorado Denver is now fering students a focus in electronic music. Study the Electronic Digital Instrument (EDI) covers an ever-evolving combination computers, MIDI controllers, stware, keyboards and beyond. At CU Denver, classes are available to students in the College Arts and Media program. EDI pupils are able to mix …

Johns Hopkins Is Investing $17 Million Into MDMA & Psychadelic Research

Johns Hopkins is getting involved with the vast and swiftly growing field  psychedelic research. The prestigious university is throwing down $17 million from a group private donors on its Center for Psychedelic and Consciousness Research. It’s the first its kind the United States and the largest in the world — intended to …

Caravan Palace Explore New Sounds In Fourth Studio Album, "Chronologic" [Interview]

For me, Caravan Palace and electroswing have always been interchangeable, synonymous. The French musical group set a standard for the genre with their debut, self-titled album in 2008 and doubled down on it in 2012 with Panic. However, seeing the plateau ahead them, the group began to tinker with new sounds …

NEW STUDY: People Reveal Their Biggest Party Regrets, Ranked

Ever go out and then wake up thinking, I can’t believe I did that!? Well, you’re certainly not alone. A new study by TickPick investigates exactly how people feel about their debaucherous activities the morning after. All the reckless behavior, the scandalous acts — and, oh yes, the regrets. Full results here cover …

New Study Reveals The Average Cost of A Night Out

The average night out costs approximately £70.56, or $86.76, according to a new study out the UK. This includes pre-drinks, transport, food, drink, and entertainment for the night. Plus, whatever cover there may be. Spending habits such as these are believed to be disposable income, rather than impulsive. Of the 2,300 people …

Research Reveals Most Dangerous Songs To Drive To (And The Least)

Listening to loud rock music could increase you chances driving aggressively, according to new research. In addition, scientists at the South China University Technology believe the faster the tempo, the more erratic your driving could be. For the study detailed here, motorists were analyzed while driving to rock, light music, …

STUDY: Festival Drug Testing Services Still Don’t Stop People from Using Bad Drugs Even When Tested

The implementation drug testing services at music festivals is something we’ve been witnessing more and more. In the new study outlined here, the drug checking service at Boom Festival 2016 is explored, along with the impact on users’ behavioral intentions. For the study, 753 drug samples were collected for testing. …

Nearly 1/3 of Millennials Who Attended A Music Festival In The Past Year Went Into Debt To Afford It

You probably know a friend who goes to a bunch festivals a year, and you wonder to yourself, “How do they afford it?!” Well, according to a new study from CompareCards by Lending Tree, nearly a third them can’t. 1,019 Americans were surveyed in July 2019 about their time at festivals. …

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 …

NEW STUDY: People More Likely To Try Drugs for the First Time In The Summer

Summer in the US means festivals, beach, and break from school. It also means, apparently, a rise in first time drug users, according to a published Tuesday in the Journal General Internal Medicine. According to the study, over a third LSD use and around 30% ecstasy and marijuana use starts in …

REPORT: First MDMA Trial Successful In Combatting Alcoholism

MDMA in conjunction with psychotherapy appears to be successful in treating alcoholism, according to a new clinical study. The first–its-kind trial was conducted over eight weeks and saw four patients from different walks life: “a 54-year-old mother–three, a 34-year-old man with two children, a retired man who had been drinking for …

NEW STUDY: MDMA Use Linked To Heart Disease

A new study suggests that the use ecstasy and other similar drugs may increase the risk  valvular heart disease. The researchers conducted a meta-analysis and discovered an association between serotonergic activity and cardiac valvular pathology. The findings, outlined in Heart, suggested that 3,4-Methyl​enedioxy​methamphetamine, aka MDMA aka ecstasy or “molly,” could potentially increase …

New Dubstep Nursery Rhyme Album Aims To Protect Children from Mosquitos

Earlier this year, a study that found low frequency music, such as dubstep, disrupted normal mosquito behavior such as feeding and mating went absolutely viral. The study specifically used Skrillex’s EP Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites for the case study, making it go even more viral in the dance music community. …

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 …

JAUZ’s “Baby Shark” Remix Granted Official Release with His Own Cartoon Character & All

Jauz Announces Official Release Of “Baby Shark” Remix This Friday When Jauz finally debuted his anticipated — and we say that with a straight face — “Baby Shark” remix at Coachella last month, we never dreamed it would actually get an ficial release. And yet, here we are, 46 days …

Telekinesis' Smooth Unleashes the 'Monster Inside' [Eatbrain Podcast]

Telekinesis are probably one the hardest-hitting acts in neurunk at the moment, having toggled back and forth between Eatbrain and Blackout for their last few releases and stunning the dancefloors with their chunky synths and unrelenting hard beats. While they’ve given no indication splitting Smooth out Telekinesis has made his …

STUDY: Scary Monster & Nice Sprites Prevents… Mosquito Breeding?

“Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites,” a Skrillex classic, is apparently a secret weapon against mosquito sex, according to a new study. The Aedes aegypti aka yellow fever mosquito is prone to carrying diseases, but the low frequencies heard in a dubstep song such as this can actually disrupt the mating process. …