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The DJ Community Raised $9000 for Red Bull’s DJ Battle Winners. Red Bull Still...

DJ Konflikt's campaign has raised $9,000 for the winners of Red Bull's 3Style DJ Battle after the corporate giant decided it no longer needed to pay them.

David Morales Released WITHOUT Charges

"David is well and has asked that we pass on his love and gratitude to all those who have shown their support" according to a statement from his management.

Discogs Launches an “Exclusive” Marketplace for Records You Don’t Need and Can’t Afford

$500 test pressings and cassette tape boxed sets are the sample fare for Discogs new "Discogs Exclusives" marketplace for high ticket and rare items.
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God Said Give ‘Em Drum Machines: A New Documentary on the History of Detroit...

A new documentary tells the story of Detroit Techno pioneers Juan Atkins, Kevin Saunderson, Derrick May, Eddie Fowlkes, Blake Baxter, and Santonio Echols.

Red Bull Cut Their Prizes for DJs, So This DJ is Crowdfunding Them Himself

Since Red Bull stopped paying cash prizes to winners of their 3Style contest, DJ Konflikt stepped forward to raise the funds himself.
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David Guetta Responds to Worldwide Internet Roasting & Still Doesn’t Get It

Meme victim David Guetta (and his handlers) get put on blast after Nightline claim that he "brought house music to America" by pointing out that he bought Farley's records once.
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ABC’s Nightline Says David Guetta “Helped Bring House Music to the US”

Is this real life or a reboot of Spinal Tap?
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Songwriters to Get a 44% Raise from Streaming Giants

"The largest rate increase in history": Songwriters and publishers are due to get an increase in their rate from Apple, Spotify, Pandora and others.

Chaka Khan Named Grand Marshall for 2019 Tournament of Roses Parade

Ten time Grammy Award winner and funk icon Chaka Khan has come a long way.

What’s Next After David Morales Was Arrested in Japan?

A primer on the Japanese legal process and zero-tolerance drug laws in light of David Morales' arrest in Japan last week.
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Even Jeff Sessions Admits the RAVE Act is Killing People

The legacy of Drug War hysteria is still claiming lives via the RAVE Act, a terrible law that has had even worse consequences. Sign the petition and maybe we can annoy Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, Chuck Schumer and the other sponsors of the RAVE Act to help change it.
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That Fyre Festival Guy Gets SIX YEARS in Prison

Today we mark the death of a meme: Fyre Festival founder Billy McFarland was sentenced today to six years in prison for fraud.
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Giorgio Moroder is 78 and Just Announced His First Live Tour

One of the most influential musicians in history, Giorgio Moroder will appear with a live band at several dates in 2019. Donna Summer will appear on screen and in sync.
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Moby Is Selling 200 Drum Machines From His Kit

Moby is selling off nearly 200 drum machines from his collection at his official Reverb shop.
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SoundCloud Opens Monetization to All

SoundCloud opens up their monetization platform for all creators, claiming higher rates and faster payouts than other streaming platforms.
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Gladys Brought the Sizzle to Strictly Rhythm

In an all-too-short video for Sounds, Gladys Pizarro talks about the label's massive influence on the sound of house music's golden age.

Chicago Nightclub The Mid will CLOSE in February 2019

Chicago's popular nightclub The Mid will be closing its doors at 306 N. Halsted in February 2019 after nearly 9 years of bringing top EDM stars to the main stage as well as supporting the worldwide and Chicago underground.

Jeff Mills on Learning Tony Allen’s Language of the Drum

Detroit Techno and Afrobeat collide as Jeff Mills recounts his rehearsals and jams with legendary percussionist Tony Allen to Rolling Stone.
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Miami REJECTS New Contract for Ultra Music Festival

Pressed by local residents, the Miami City Commission on Thursday rejected Ultra Music Festival's new 5 year contract. The vote was unanimous.
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That Fyre Festival Guy Says He Has Untreated Mental Illness

His lawyers also say Billy McFarland suffers from "severe alcohol abuse."

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One of the dope producers generating heat from South Africa, with records on Dopewax, remixes for Tortured Soul and more, Cornelius SA delivers an exclusive new 5 Mag Mix.

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