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Shambhala allowed to continue after forecast changes to cool and damp [BREAKING]

Shambhala has been through one of the biggest organizational roller coaster rides of its tenure over the course of its 2017 edition. With the McCormick Creek fire raging unhindered across the Salmo river and poisoning the air with smoke, the iconic festival decreed an early closure on Saturday after deliberation with county fire officials.A last-minute change […]

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Shambhala to officially shut down early amid surrounding wildfires [BREAKING]

Earlier today, August 12, Shambhala organizers issued a pre-evacuation alert for the festival. The surrounding McCormick Creek wildfire has been spreading rapidly, jumping the Salmo river to inch close to festival grounds while adding toxicity to the air.Risk of endangerment has ultimately led the iconic festival to proceed with an “early closure,” per a PSA on […]

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Thunderstorms cause Moonrise Festival evacuation [BREAKING]

Attendees of the fourth Moonrise Festival held in Maryland have been asked to evacuate the premises as of 6:15pm EST. Due to impending thunderstorms, festival grounds have been shut down indefinitely. The festival staff began directed attendees to leave, and after some protest, the grounds since have been cleared.Although it was not yet raining when […]

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Thunderstorms cause Moonrise Festival evacuation [BREAKING]

Attendees of the fourth Moonrise Festival held in Maryland have been asked to evacuate the premises as of 6:15pm EST. Due to impending thunderstorms, festival grounds have been shut down indefinitely. The festival staff began directed attendees to leave, and after some protest, the grounds since have been cleared.Although it was not yet raining when […]

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BREAKING: Shambhala issues “pre-evacuation alert” as nearby wildfire continues to grow

An evacuation alert has been issued at Shambhala Music Festival, today August 12, due to rising concern of the McCormick Creek wildfire and its jumping of the Salmo River.While this evacuation order area does NOT yet currently include Shambhala Music Festival and mandate for its attendees to leave the premises, the McCormick Creek Fire Evacuation […]

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Forbes confirms Marshmello’s true identity in cover story

DJ/Producer Marshmello has taken the electronic music scene by storm two short years after making his debut performance. The producer is famed for his anonymity thanks to his iconic helmetFor years the electronic music community has tried to coerce his identity out of him but Marshmello has stuck to his guns by steadfastly refusing to give […]

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BREAKING: Tomorrowland Unite evacuates crowd as stage erupts in flames [Video]

22,000 festival goers have been evacuated from Barcelona’s Tomorrowland Unite following a massive fire at one of the event’s stages. The festival was part of a global event series happening alongside Belgium’s Tomorrowland, which is currently in the midst of its second weekend continues its second weekend.Dios mío el #UNITEWithTomorrowland ardiendo pic.twitter.com/U2qJcVZ2Yh— Sr.Cheeto (@Srcheeto) July 29, 2017Eyewitness reports indicate […]

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Tomorrowworld to return in 2018 [Breaking]

Over 140,000 people have descended upon Belgium for the second weekend of Tomorrowland, which is arguably the most notorious music festival in the electronic music world.Meanwhile, back in America we have received word that Tomorrowland’s sister festival in the US, Tomorrowworld, may be back.According to a local publication in Belgium, De Tijd, communication with Tomorrowworld’s […]

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Breaking: Petition to boot ULTRA from Miami gains traction

Known as the seminal EDM event that has established a strong global presence for Miami, Ultra Music Festival is nearing it’s contract expiration with Miami’s Bayfront Park Management Trust.A newly formed coalition of Bayfront residents, with a heavy collective financial hand, are petitioning the city to deny the renewal of ULTRA‘s contract — a festival that has brought hundreds of […]

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Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington has passed away

Just months after the music world lost Chris Cornell as a result of suicide, another beloved figure in rock has reportedly also taken his own life.Chester Bennington, known for his role as the lead singer in Linkin Park, was found in the early hours on Thursday morning, July 20, in his Palos Verdes home. The […]

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Justin Bieber beats his own streaming record as ‘Despacito’ becomes the most streamed song of all time

‘Despacito’ is now the most streamed track of all time, having hit 4.6 billion streams yesterday. Justin Bieber’s remix of Daddy Yankee and and Luis Fonsi’s track was released in January and has been labeled as 2017’s ‘Summer Anthem’ by many. ‘Despacito’ supersedes ‘Sorry,’ also by Bieber, which was the previous record holder at 4.38 billion streams.‘Despacito’ […]

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Bjarki lands in hot water amid transphobic comments by his record label

The dance community prides itself on being a place where people are free to express themselves sans judgement. Beyond that, however, is its emphasis on inclusivity. Therefore, when these two essential foundations of the community collide, the latter ultimately takes precedence.Unfortunately, prejudice against the LGBTQ community continues to run rampant across the globe, and thus, close-minded […]

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Proximity has evolved from YouTube channel to label partner with Geffen Records, stream their first single

For virtually anyone who’s been keeping up with the current state of EDM, the name “Proximity” might ring a bell. It belongs of course to the beloved YouTube channel, which has since grown into a behemoth organization with over five million subscribers – easily one of the largest dance outlets in current history.Proximity has grown […]

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Proximity has evolved from YouTube channel to label partner with Geffen Records, stream their first single

For virtually anyone who’s been keeping up with the current state of EDM, the name “Proximity” might ring a bell. It belongs of course to the beloved YouTube channel, which has since grown into a behemoth organization with over five million subscribers – easily one of the largest dance outlets in current history.Proximity has grown […]

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Spotify responds to stream padding and fraud allegations

A headline this week made waves in the rapidly evolving streaming industry when Vulture claimed Spotify has been paying producers upfront for their services whilst placing fake artist alias’ on premium playlists to maximize profit for the streaming service and minimize artist payouts.The article written by Adam K. Raymond included the following allegation: “This upfront payment saves the company […]

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Nightclub shooting in Arkansas leaves at least 28 wounded

Early Saturday morning, July 1, a shooting at Power Ultra Lounge in Little Rock, Arkansas left 28 people injured, Associated Press reports. At press time, no arrests have been made in the aftermath of the attack, which Little Rock Police believe to be the work of multiple suspects.Transpiring at an event for an artist named Finese 2Tymes, Associated […]

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ODESZA are back: band announces the release of new album, ‘A Moment Apart’

After using Spotify to allude fans about a suspected forthcoming album, Odesza has finally come forward with the news of their latest 16-track project, A Moment Apart. With months of anticipation supported by the release of singles “Line of Sight” and “Late Night“, the Seattle-based duo have worked relentlessly to prepare for this colossal announcement.Set to be made available on […]

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Sisqo is re-releasing ‘Thong Song’ with a Norwegian dance act this Friday

Dance music’s had no shortage of remodes and remixes over the years, hell, its somewhat built on them. So much so that the announcement of a dance-tinted remake of Sisqo’s beloved R&B hit “Thong Song” should come as no surprise. However, reports now confirm that the cult hitmaker behind this undisputed cultural phenomena has called upon […]

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GRiZ publicly addresses sexuality in inspiring ‘Huffington Post’ OP-ED

For many in the dance music community, the narrative which just surfaced that Grant Kwiecinski is gay comes as no big surprise. The icon known as GRiZ has not been exactly secretive about his sexual orientation to his colleagues and fan base in the, glitch hop, future funk and electro soul scenes — and why should he be, what with his message of […]

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Ghost Ship organizers arrested on suspicion of 36 counts of manslaughter [Breaking]

Today, June 5, Ghost Ship master tenant Derek Almena and warehouse tenant Max Harris were arrested on suspicion of 36 counts of manslaughter, according to a report from East Bay Times. The arrests come in the aftermath of the fire in December 2016, which killed three dozen people during a party for the 100% Silk imprint at […]

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