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Skrillex to donate upcoming performance proceeds to fund new Burning Man Head Maze project

Skrillex keeps a special place in his heart for Burning Man. He’s made a number of trips out to the Playa in recent years, typically stopping by for pop-up performances and dusty hangs in the Nevada desert at least for a few days each year. Ahead of 2019’s iteration of Burning Man, the OWSLA head […]

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Diplo throwing block party fundraiser to benefit Burning Man theme camps

To put on an event like Burning Man takes a village…and then some. Everyone that participates in the massive cultural gathering each year contributes to the event’s complexion in one way or another, and this year Diplo is lending a helping hand in the best way he knows how—throwing a bumping block party. Though, unlike […]

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Porter Robinson launches Robinson Malawi Fund to cure childhood cancer in developing countries

Porter Robinson took to his social media platforms on June 5 to announce the launch of the Robinson Malawi Fund—an initiative focused on improving the survival rate of cancer patients in Malawi, East Africa. Started in conjunction with the University of North Carolina, the fund will work towards building resources to treat those inflicted by […]

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Fundraiser for wronged Bahamian Fyre Festival chef exceeds $130,000

With the new year came two visceral documentaries on the Fyre Festival disaster from streaming titans Hulu and Netflix. Both explored the chaos leading up to the event, and just how far Billy McFarland had gone in scamming and defrauding investors, staff, and fans alike. Netflix’s documentary focused more on the business angle, taking an […]

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How to Disable Facebook’s Fundraiser Notifications

I get it: We all want to contribute to something larger than ourselves, and it’s wonderful to see more people “donating birthdays” to a charitable cause. This typically involves announcing on Facebook that your birthday is coming up, picking a not-too-crazy number to raise funds for a favorite charity, and watching…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Carl Cox to hold fundraiser for Burning Man Playground production

Carl Cox announced he’ll be playing at San Francisco’s Midway on March 30 in an effort to raise funds for his annual Burning Man camp, Playground. Having been playing on Black Rock City’s playa for over a decade, the techno don has become a festival staple and announced that the funds raised for Playground will all go […]

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NERVO & Danny Avila partner with Doctors Without Borders for humanitarian fundraiser

When NERVO and Danny Avila released their beach party anthem “LOCO” on Spinnin’ Records in October of last year, the track quickly garnered over 1.1 million streams on Spotify and over 800k YouTube plays.With the success of track and their busy touring schedules, Avila and NERVO have visited numerous countries, experienced tons of new cultures and thus, had the chance to share special moments with […]

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Diplo pledges $100,000 to Las Vegas shooting victims’ fund, calls on fellow DJs to follow suit

Diplo seems to have started somewhat of a philanthropic “Revolution” among dance music producers.The Major Lazer teammate announced his $100,000 donation to victims of the Las Vegas shooting early morning October 7 via Twitter. “My deepest sympathies are with the victims…and their families,” Diplo stated. “It’s my hope that these events will start a long awaited and […]

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Seth Troxler calls upon UMF Mexico headliners to pledge donations to hurricane relief

Good guy Seth Troxler has a request for fellow Ultra Music Festival Mexico headliners.The house and techno tastemaker called upon festival headliners to donate 10% of their artist fee to the earthquake relief efforts ongoing in Mexico, or alternatively, to match the amount that he is contributing to the initiative. He personally pledged $10,000, announcing his […]

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NGHTMRE is donating proceeds from new merch line entirely to victims of the Las Vegas attack

NGHTMRE has been planning the launch of a new merchandise line for some time and, in light of the horrific shooting in Las Vegas, the ever-rising producer has decided to use that launch for some good. Today only, all — 100% — of the proceeds from merchandise sold will go directly to those individuals and families affected […]

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NGHTMRE is donating proceeds from new merch line entirely to victims of the Las Vegas attack

NGHTMRE has been planning the launch of a new merchandise line for some time and, in light of the horrific shooting in Las Vegas, the ever-rising producer has decided to use that launch for some good. Today only, all — 100% — of the proceeds from merchandise sold will go directly to those individuals and families affected […]

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NGHTMRE is donating proceeds from new merch line entirely to victims of the Las Vegas attack

NGHTMRE has been planning the launch of a new merchandise line for some time and, in light of the horrific shooting in Las Vegas, the ever-rising producer has decided to use that launch for some good. Today only, all — 100% — of the proceeds from merchandise sold will go directly to those individuals and families affected […]

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