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More than 400,000 attended Ultra’s Asia events this year

The world’s ‘most international festival brand,’ Ultra Music Festival, has closed out an elephantine 2017 Asia tour, witnessing more than 400,000 people attend 17 events across a four-month period on the continent. The numbers are evidence of Asia’s classification as a quickly expanding market for the electronic dance music industry, leading the franchise to accordingly host a […]

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Fox News Gets Owned For Smearing Jimmy Kimmel

It now appears that Graham-Cassidy is officially dead thanks to Sen. John McCain, who bravely stood against his own party and stated unequivocally that he will not vote for the latest Obamare repeal bill. With that being done (which allows the sane to breath a huge collective sigh of relief) …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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These are the winners for the inaugural Electronic Music Awards

On Thursday, September 21, Los Angeles played host to the first-ever Electronic Music Awards. Taking place in Willow Studios, in the Arts District of Downtown LA, the event was touted as something of an ‘anti-awards show.’ There were no speeches, no celebrity monologues, no red carpet. Rather, the event was meant to embody the spirit of dance […]

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An Open Letter to the US Senate Regarding Cassidy-Graham

I went to DC this week to take meetings, and in my free time, I decided to advocate against this travesty of a mockery of a sham of a healthcare bill, Cassidy-Graham. Having seen Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer speak against it from the Senate Gallery this past Monday, I wrote this letter, …Continue reading […]

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Red America Is Seriously Still Bitching About Obama’s Travel Expenses

This is a tweet put out early Friday morning by Judicial Watch, a right wing propaganda outfit funded by right wing zillionaires to push an extremist agenda:If, when you engage with a conservative, it feels like you’re talking to a visitor from another world, you’re not entirely wrong and this …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Desert Hearts announces City Hearts Festival in downtown L.A.

“Take The Ride” tour, an event series created by Desert Hearts, has been a huge success in 2017. Instead of taking time off as the year winds down, the Desert Hearts crew is finishing the year with a bang, throwing a day-long festival in downtown L.A. branded as City Hearts Festival. The Nov. 12 event goes […]

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The police politely told Diplo to turn his music down and he wasn’t having it

Most nights you can probably count on Diplo to be jetting into Vegas, likely counting his cash while eating caviar. Though on his less adventurous evenings, the megastar producer can be caught having himself a good old fashioned house party in the Hollywood hills, though any house party the Mad Decent head throws is likely doomed before […]

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Guess Who Graham-Cassidy Hurts the Most? (Hint: It’s Not the Rich)

You can almost always be completely certain that whatever policy proposals the Republicans come up with, they will hit the most vulnerable Americans the hardest. From social welfare to health care, the Republican answer to everything is less government, more private industry, and as little …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Australian festival to provide on-site pill testing for attendees

In what is being described as a “huge step forward in harm minimisation,” Australia’s Split Milk festival has been approved by the Australian Capitol Territory (ACT) to provide on-site testing for psychotropic substances brought to the venue by attendees.This announcement comes after the ACT decided to collaborate with the Safety Testing Advisory Service at Festivals […]

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adidas, Nike, And Li-Ning Are Hoping To Make Giannis Antetokounmpo Their Next Signature Athlete

The question is not if, but who will be giving rising star Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks his own signature sneaker. The “Greek Freak” had a very impressive season in 2016-17 with an even more impressive performance in the postseason proving that he has what it takes to one day be the face of this […]

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Report: 4 in 10 internet users steal music

Some say music streaming platforms were initially successful because they worked to combat illegal music downloading. Ranging from five to ten dollars per month, they gave consumers a guilt free way to consume music without draining their bank account. However, recent research shows that music piracy is on the rise once again.According to the International Federation of the Phonographic […]

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Quote of the Week: “Lindsey Graham Is the Biggest Fraud in the Senate”

After so-called moderate Sen. Lindsey Graham introduced the worst Obamacare replacement bill of them all in a last ditched attempt to destroy health care in America, the New Republic’s Clio Chang says what we’re all thinking: If Trump’s short presidency has revealed anything, it’s that the …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Left Needs to ‘Grow a Backbone’ and Prioritize Winning Again

The Banter Long Read: “Somebody came along and said liberal means soft on crime, soft on drugs, soft on Communism, soft on defense. And we’re going to tax you back to the stone age because people shouldn’t have to go to work if they don’t want to. And instead of saying ‘Well, excuse me, you […]

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A Face That I Could Love

When I’m hunting, I view a girl who crosses my path from the bottom up. Her legs, after seeing so many thousand pairs, reveal to me her body’s size and shape, even if she’s wearing a long winter coat. I look away if the legs are misshapen or lumpy, not daring to risk accidental eye […]

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AARP Slams Graham-Cassidy Over Potential $30,000 “Age Tax” on Senior Citizens

In their rush to destroy Obamacare so they can give a massive tax cut to billionaires, Republicans are throwing roughly 30 million people off their insurance. One of the ways they will accomplish this is by simply making it unaffordable. The standard right wing reply is to “get a job, ya bum!” but …Continue reading […]

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Nine Inch Nails, Justice, Pretty Lights, Phantogram top Day For Night line-up

It’ll take more than the devastation of Hurricane Harvey to shut down Houston’s Day For Night festival. The three-day festival is set for December 15-17, 2017. Topping the lineup are Nine Inch Nails, Pretty Lights, Justice, Phantogram, Tyler, The Creator, and James Blake, along with 18 art installations and performances by internationally renowned visual artists such as Ryoji Ikeda and Matthew Schreiber.Day for Night has become […]

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Trump’s Invention of “Nambia” May Be Another Sign of His Dangerous Mental Degeneration

While deeply embarrassing for the United States, President Trump’s creation of a new African country ‘Nambia’ during a luncheon with African leaders in New York is actually extremely worrying. In what could well be another sign of his worsening mental state, Trump appeared to create, or …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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