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Flume teases new music with Ta-ku in Road to Osaka short film

Since the release of his Grammy-award winning sophomore album, Skin, in early 2016, Flume has yet to touch the ground. Left with little time to revel in his other-worldly success, the artist took his beloved LP across the world with a series of ambitious live shows and festival appearances.Finally, the mastermind has had some time to create new […]

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Mad Decent releases festive compilation ‘A Very Decent Christmas’

Walshy Fire, Hoodboi, Party Favor, and many more make the cut on Mad Decent’s annual holiday album, A Very Decent Christmas. Since 2013, the album has given fans party-thumping tracks with a splash of weird holiday irony.A balance between big names and rising talent fuels the album with a fresh sound and a familiar theme. Mad […]

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4 Steps We Must Take To Fix Society

In the manosphere and right wing circles, there is strong agreement that society as it is currently situated is unhealthy. Conservatives believe that the fix is easy—the answer is just less government spending. But we know that the problems run much deeper than that. Do we have the courage to make the following necessary changes? […]

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Skrillex has a writing credit on Diplo’s MØ feature, ‘Get It Right’

While Diplo and Skrillex’s alias Jack Ü remains on an indefinite pause, that doesn’t mean that the two haven’t been collaborating behind the scenes. The ASCAP registration for Diplo’s recent MØ feature, “Get It Right,” credits Sonny Moore (Skrillex) as one of the song’s writers. The The ASCAP file doesn’t exactly signal the impending return of Jack Ü, […]

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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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Meet Anne Lauvergeon, A French Executive Who Managed To Lose More Than 10 Billion Dollars

North America has more than its fair share of pampered, constantly helped, media-touted, yet ultimately flawed and even nefarious female power figures. Beyond the classical Hitlery, whose addiction to public attention prevents her from hiding with her millions, ROK readers have already heard about Sherryl Sandberg—an overpaid top executive whose main activity consists in poisoning […]

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N.E.R.D reveal ‘No_One Ever Really Dies’ release date and tracklist

Earlier in November, Pharrell Williams ripped through the majority of the looming N.E.R.D record. For the group’s enormous comeback — their first single in seven years — N.E.R.D teamed up with Rihanna on the fervent “Lemons.”  Keeping in mind N.E.R.D’s cultural longevity, as their debut dates back to the early nineties,  Williams soon made it known that he […]

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Gareth Emery co-founds new music streaming service and digital payment platform, Choon

Gareth Emery is set to use his public platform as a producer to make an impact on the music industry’s pay distribution system. Emery recently took to Facebook to announce the impending debut of Choon, a six-month project in the making that will function as a “music streaming service and digital payments ecosystem powered by the […]

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Tale Of Us announce ‘Endless’ remix package, out December 1

Tale Of Us‘ debut album, Endless, largely paved the way for the German label Deutsche Grammophon’s present relationship with electronic music. As such, said record is the first full-length to ever be released on the label by a club music act.Now, Tale Of Us’s ground-breaking work of both tantalizing classical and ambient techno is set to receive its […]

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DGTL unveils diverse lineup for its 2018 Amsterdam edition

DGTL will return to the NDSM Docklands Easter Weekend of 2018 to host the sixth iteration of its flagship Amsterdam edition. The three-day affair is slated for March 30–April 1. An expose of Amsterdam’s vibrant European dance scene, DGTL will once more refract underground warehouse culture through an eco-artistic lens, presenting nouveau art installations and […]

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LaVar Ball Is Ungrateful That Donald Trump Got His Son Out Of A Chinese Jail

While staying in Hangzhou for the UCLA basketball team’s tour in China, three freshmen—LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley and Jalen Hill—visited the Louis Vuitton store next to their hotel and are said to have pilfered some sunglasses. On November 7, they were arrested for shoplifting. Then they got bailed out the next morning. They continued to […]

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Untold Festival reveals aftermovie, 2018 ticket details

After celebrating a groundbreaking third iteration, Romania’s largest festival UNTOLD has finally released its 2017 aftermovie, along with details for Chapter 4.Shot in 4k, by over 120 people across 75 terabytes, the fifteen-minute aftermovie is brimming with magical moments from across the four-day extravaganza. The clip perfectly encapsulates the unparalleled spirit and heart of a […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: Trump’s FCC is Going to Destroy Your Internet

The Banter Long Read: None of us are entirely safe from Silicon Valley tech monsters, and it’s only getting worse. Repealing net neutrality will be seen as a watershed moment, and not in a good way… To continue reading this article, please go here. You’ll get unrestricted access to all our …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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NASA’s ‘Voyager Golden Records’ to be released in light of the series’ 40th anniversary

NASA’s ‘Voyager Golden Records’ series will be released via OZMA Records 40 years after its 1977 launch into space. The compilation will debut in the form of either a two-CD or three-LP box set on Dec. 1, thanks to a successful 2016 kickstarter campaign led by David Pescovitz of Boing Boing. The fully remastered box […]

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