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New BBC podcast explores origins of acid house and ecstasy

BBC will release a new, 12-part podcast centered on the story of rave and ecstasy in the UK. Titled Ecstasy: The Battle of Rave, the upcoming series stars BBC Radio presenter Chris Warburton, who investigates the emergence of the rave scene in the late ’80s and early ’90s. Combining factual and dramatized episodes, the half-documentary, […]

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New BBC podcast explores origins of acid house and ecstasy

BBC will release a new, 12-part podcast centered on the story of rave and ecstasy in the UK. Titled Ecstasy: The Battle of Rave, the upcoming series stars BBC Radio presenter Chris Warburton, who investigates the emergence of the rave scene in the late ’80s and early ’90s. Combining factual and dramatized episodes, the half-documentary, […]

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Disclosure announce third album, ‘ENERGY,’ share title track and new video

Disclosure have announced their third studio LP, ENERGY, is officially underway. Following a comeback campaign that ramped up with the five-track Ecstasy EP but was ultimately cut short before any touring could get off the ground, the Lawrence brothers have announced their highly anticipated new album due this summer. None of the previously released Ecstasy […]

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Disclosure announce run of intimate headlining slots in North America

Just following the release of their latest extended play, Ecstasy, UK dance-pop duo Disclosure are hitting the road for a series of headlining DJ sets. In addition to considerable bookings at festivals including Coachella, Primavera Sound, and III Points, the duo will play club sets in Chicago, Los Angeles, and several other major US cities, […]

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Disclosure share new EP ‘Ecstasy’ [Stream]

After kicking off their comeback with the “Kitchen Mix” and subsequently dropping off a handful of releases, Disclosure has finally shared their new EP, Ecstasy. The five-track EP encompasses previously-released singles, “Ecstasy,” “Expressing What Matters,” “Etran,” and “Tondo,” as well as the addition of new track, “Get Close.” Featuring groovy sensibilities and eclectic sampling from […]

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Disclosure share new EP ‘Ecstasy’ [Stream]

After kicking off their comeback with the “Kitchen Mix” and subsequently dropping off a handful of releases, Disclosure has finally shared their new EP, Ecstasy. The five-track EP encompasses previously-released singles, “Ecstasy,” “Expressing What Matters,” “Etran,” and “Tondo,” as well as the addition of new track, “Get Close.” Featuring groovy sensibilities and eclectic sampling from […]

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Dutch authorities distributing MDMA-scented perfume

Ever walked into work on Monday morning smelling like a heavy weekend bender? Of course not, right? Though now, in the Netherlands, smelling like the afterparty is acceptable—in fact, it’s all in the name of law enforcement. Dutch authorities are producing and distributing a new perfume that’s scented like MDMA in the hopes of using […]

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Study says Amsterdam’s wastewaster has highest ecstasy concentration in Europe

A wastewater analysis conducted by the European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) has identified Amsterdam’s wastewater as containing the most ecstasy residuals in all of Europe. The analysis tested the wastewater of 56 European cities in 19 countries in an effort to “explore the drug-taking habits” of those residing there. Conducted regularly […]

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UK police seeking public information on “Snapchat” pill suppliers

UK police are calling on the public to come forward with information regarding the sale of “Snapchat” ecstasy pills. Stamped with the app’s ghost logo, the bright yellow tablets have landed two 14-year-old girls from West Cumbria in the hospital after ingesting the drugs. The hospitalizations were isolated incidents.Officials are now seeking out the suppliers […]

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Police issue warning concerning pink ‘Rolls Royce’ ecstasy tablets

Ecstasy users will want to hit the brakes in North Wales, as regional police issue a statement warning of the danger of pink pills stamped with the Rolls Royce logo. The circulating tablets have already resulted in the death of a 16-year-old boy on October 29. The victim reportedly took one of the stamped pills at […]

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Turkish police seize more than 2.55-million ecstasy pills in country’s largest drug bust

Turkish police have seized 2.55 million ecstasy pills in what is now the country’s largest drug confiscation to date.Istanbul police received a tip that a large delivery of drugs would be on its way from the Netherlands, leading officials to trace the tip to a truck that was found to contain massive quantities of a […]

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Turkish police seize more than 2.55-million ecstasy pills in country’s largest drug bust

Turkish police have seized 2.55 million ecstasy pills in what is now the country’s largest drug confiscation to date.Istanbul police received a tip that a large delivery of drugs would be on its way from the Netherlands, leading officials to trace the tip to a truck that was found to contain massive quantities of a […]

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Turkish police seize more than 2.55-million ecstasy pills in country’s largest drug bust

Turkish police have seized 2.55 million ecstasy pills in what is now the country’s largest drug confiscation to date.Istanbul police received a tip that a large delivery of drugs would be on its way from the Netherlands, leading officials to trace the tip to a truck that was found to contain massive quantities of a […]

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New study determines that ecstasy use has recently run increasingly rampant among millennials

A study newly conducted by Drug and Alcohol Dependence indicates that ecstasy use is on the rise among millennials. More specifically, the research signifies that a large portion of ecstasy users are “college educated young adults” aged 26-34. The study additionally determined that ecstasy use is uncommon in ages specifically between 12-17. General ecstasy use, […]

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Australia’s on site pill testing trials at local festivals will not proceed

Australia was poised to take a step in an unprecedented direction with the establishment of the country’s first pill testing initiative at a festival. The effort was set for its first deployment Canberra’s Spilt Milk music festival, though it has now been cancelled.The trial was previously approved by The Labor Australian Capital Territory (ACT) government in […]

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Don’t swipe these: police issue advisory for pink ‘MasterCard’ pills

What’s more dangerous than a MasterCard with a high credit line? Extra strength MasterCard ecstasy tablets.The potent pink pills have been circulating the UK, prompting police to issue a warning against use of the drug.“I would urge anyone to refrain from taking these tablets — you don’t know what you’re taking and the risk you […]

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German authorities seize 5000 Donald Trump shaped ecstasy pills

Earlier this summer, ecstasy pills in the shape of Donald Trump’s head began popping up on the dark web. The shockingly accurate orange pills also feature Trump’s name, five stars across the back, and his infamous head of hair. This weekend, police in Osnabrück, Germany seized 5000 of these pills from a van driven by a 51 year old […]

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Police in UK warn blue “Tesla” ecstasy may contain meth and cocaine

Police in Northumbria — who specifically police the areas of Northumberland, Tyne and Wear in northeast England — have issued a warning on blue Tesla pills being sold as ecstasy that they believe to be tainted.The pills called into question are believed to contain a combination of meth and cocaine. As a result, police are asking […]

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Trump meets Molly: Ecstasy tablets bearing Trump’s face discovered on dark web

“We’re going to make some ecstasy, and the ravers are going to pay for it!”It’s almost too bizarre to believe, but everything imaginable now has US President Donald Trump’s face on it, from candy bars to baby strollers, and now, ecstasy. Though its unlikely that anyone seeking euphoria through the illicit substance is thinking of […]

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