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Electric Zoo cancels final day

Extreme weather conditions have forced organisers Made Event to abandon the third day of their New York EDM festival Electric Zoo, which was set to host performances by Kaskade and Alesso, as well as Skrillex and Diplo’s collaborative project Jack U. “In collaboration with New York City officials, Electric Zoo has made the decision to shut down the festival for the …

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SoundCloud or PoundCloud? New developments as SoundCloud choose cash over artists

The past week has seen a media frenzy over SoundCloud’s introduction of advertising on the streaming site. For the moment, adverts are only appearing on the US version of the site and only on the accounts of certain artists and content creators invited by SoundCloud to take part in the new ‘Premier’ tier of the platform. Adverts are set to …

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Sven Marquardt designs Hugo Boss range

Infamous bouncer Sven Marquardt is almost as legendary as the German Techno club Berghain, for which he bounces. Having just hit the spotlight with the release of his memoirs, which chronicles his rising from his days in an East Berlin punk band to working as a doorman at one of the German capital’s most exclusive clubs, Marquardt has teamed up with …

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THE PLAYGROUND presents LEFTFIELD- dj, MODEL 500 – Live, A Guy Called Gerald [Live In Session], DJ Hell, Troy Pierce, iTAL tEK + Mixhell – Live!

  Following the success of our last night at KOKO, The Playground is proud to present another spectacular line up! Leading the night’s proceedings will be LEFTFIELD- dj along with Juan Atkins and “Mad” Mike Banks Live Techno group MODEL 500, supported by a one off live performance from A GUY CALLED GERALD – Live In Session, as well as …

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Rustie – Green Language

Green Language: In mythology, medieval literature and occultism, the language of the birds is postulated as a mystical, perfect divine language, green language, adamic language, enochian language, angelic language or a mythical or magical language used by birds to communicate with the initiated. Scottish producer extraordinaire Rustie released a follow up to 2011’s ‘Glass Swords’ yesterday. With ‘Green Language’, Rustie explores a handful …

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Burning Man opening extinguished

It seems it wasn’t only Notting Hill that was plagued by torrential weather… Burning Man music festival was forced to cancel its opening day on Monday as severe thunderstorms flooded roads to the festival site, making them inaccessible. Law enforcement officials turned back hordes of ‘Burners’ making their way to the festival with stranded travellers waiting out the weather in …

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Sinden announces new release on side project “The Crystal System”

Sinden returns with his latest release on side project “The Crystal System,” to be released through SWEAT IT OUT on the 25th August. “The Crystal System” was started when Sinden shared a bill with Canadian group Azari & III in Tokyo at the end of 2011. The tracks were recorded from sessions in Toronto, London, New York & Los Angeles …

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Soundcloud introduces royalties and advertising

Soundcloud has announced plans to introduce advertising on it’s site enabling users to collect royalties. An email sent from Soundcloud founder Alex Ljung has stated: “We’re laying this foundation by initially inviting a small group of creators to become Premier partners in the On SoundCloud program, enabling them to make money on the platform. Over time we will roll this out …

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Minival plan to make “Berghain On Sea”

A few weeks back news emerged that an old Victorian fort, located on the Thames, was up for sale on the market. Scottish promoter Minival have announced that they are keen to transform it into “Berghain On Sea.” Minival are known for hosting nights in bizarre locations (like rooftops) and it seems that a Fort is the next logical step …

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Aphex Twin new album release – a statement on online privacy?

News has surfaced in the shady realms of the “Deep Web” that a new Aphex Twin album is to be released. Aphex Twin’s Richard D. James is known as a pioneering force in the electronic genre and his new album release announcement is as inventive as his music. On Monday, James Tweeted a hyperlink to a Deep Web page detailing …

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