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Burning Man begins permit renewal process for use of Black Rock Desert land

Burning Man Music Festival has been routinely held in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert for the past 27-years, a setting equally beloved by event organizers and attendees alike. As Burning Man looks to host its 28th edition in the desert from August 26-September 3, 2018, the geographical fate of the festival’s 2019 iteration hinges on the […]

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Burning Man reveals 2018 theme

In an interesting plot twist, Burning Man has selected a 2018 theme that harkens back to Isaac Asimov’s 1950 collection of sci-fi short stories, I, ROBOT. While past themes on the playa have centered around more open-ended, vague concepts — such as 2017’s “Radical Ritual” theme — the 32nd annual BM theme is no less imaginative, yet more precise.  In the […]

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STREAM: Carl Cox’s Burning Man set

Now in it’s 21st year, the mystique surrounding Burning Man and its ability to draw in the biggest names in electronic music have shown now signs of abating. This year was no exception, with contributions from Diplo, Skrillex, and a Burning Man favorite — Tycho’s sunrise set.One particular guest to Black Rock City that has until now remained rather elusive has been […]

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WATCH: Catch Skrillex’s Full Burning Man Set complete with custom visuals

After a slow start to 2017, Skrillex has rung the second half of the year in full force with some hot new releases and outstanding sets. Skrillex’s set at Burning Man was one for the books, and fortunately David Kupferberg has posted the full set in high quality video on YouTube letting viewers not only relive the […]

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Listen to Diplo’s full set from Burning Man’s Camp Questionmark

Every year, artists of every genre and every level of fame make the pilgrimage out to Black Rock City to take part in the creation of the pop-up community on the playa. They do this by bestowing Burning Man with their varied talents in DJing, playing sometimes into the wee daybreak hours. Producers like Skrillex have made high-profile […]

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Ascend to an alternate dimension with Tycho’s uber chill two-hour Burning Man sunrise set

Each and every artistic endeavor from the San Francisco-based designer and producer Scott Hansen is an effervescent effort, each more nuanced and meticulously crafted than the artist’s previous pursual. As Tycho, Hansen’s built a curatorial empire. From carefully curated sun-drenched captures on Instagram, to his design work, let alone his renowned and spiritually renewing sets at festivals […]

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Let them eat lobster: Google employees took Burning Man ‘glamping’ to the next level

Burning Man is what many describe as a spiritual, transcendent experience that happens once a year in the Black Rock Desert. This year, the event has been garnering attention for one peculiar reason. Somehow, a small group of Google employees brought a 10-pound box of live lobsters to the desert. This bougie dining plan was […]

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Another Burning Man attendee was sent to intensive care after being run over in his tent by a car

This year’s Burning Man has met with a sad conclusion.After news of the passing of a 41-year old who ran into the ceremonial man burn, unfortunately, the bad news has continued. Black Rock City news reports detail that another attendee had been sent to intensive care after he was hit by a car while sleeping in a […]

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Black Rock City community comes together following the passing of Burning Man attendee

Aaron Joel Mitchell, 41, of Switzerland, bypassed two security perimeters this weekend at Burning Man‘s Man Burn event, where he then sprinted into the large, ablaze wooden effigy. Fire rescue made immediate attempts to rescue the attendee, but were hindered due to impending circumstances — all attempts had to be delayed until the structure collapsed. Mitchell was airlifted […]

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Watch the Burning Man 2017 live stream

For over 30 years, Burning Man has signaled itself a transformational event for its attendees—affectionately known as “burners.” For those not fortunate enough to be at the world renowned music and arts festival taking place this week, August 27 – September 4, 2017, the temporary metropolis of Black Rock City, Nevada will light up via live stream.When not headed around the festival grounds […]

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