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Deadmau5 announces tour support for ‘lots of shows in a row: pt. 2’

After a long-awaited North American tour earlier this year, deadmau5 announced “lots of shows in a row: pt 2” back in July. Now, as the dates grow near, the Canadian producer has revealed which artists will be joining him at each show. Deadmau5 shows no affinity to one particular genre or label, drawing in a variety of mau5trap artists […]

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Porter Robinson replaces up-and-coming producer’s busted computer so he can finish debut album

Porter Robinson is one of the most beloved figures in the electronic music industry. His most fervent fans are known for tattooing themselves with his albums’ symbolism, creating fan art, and following him around the world to see him perform.Robinson’s generosity isn’t limited to just providing awesome tunes, however.Up-and-coming producer Shadient tweeted out a screenshot of three […]

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Steve Bannon is Back Promoting ‘Intellectual’ White Nationalism

Well that didn’t take long. Fresh from his embarrassing removal from Trump’s reality show of a presidential administration, Steve Bannon is back doing what he does best: defending the indefensible and promoting intellectual white nationalism. In an excerpt of a “60 Minutes” …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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adidas Skateboarding’s The Showcase Arrives In Los Angeles

Last week (Thursday), adidas Skateboarding’s global event series The Showcase made its stop in Los Angeles. For those who may not know, The Showcase is a community-driven group exhibition and cultural gathering designed to provide a creative platform to showcase works from rising artists and talent in skateboarding culture. The event was held at the famed Seventh Letter Gallery […]

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Billy Kenny crafts hourlong ethereal mix for Your Paradise, announces world tour [Exclusive]

Longtime Leeds tastemaker Billy Kenny has shown no signs of turning down the intensity on his American dance reign. Tackling a more aggressive sonic track than that what most Americans are used to—somewhere between that of UK garage, house, and techno—he’s an artist to get familiar with if you haven’t yet already. With releases on Dirtybird and […]

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Donald Trump Must be the Last White President

Ta-Nehisi Coates’ “The First White President” is mandatory reading if you truly want to understand just how much trouble we are in as a nation. I have a general rule of thumb: When people who are smarter than I am come to the same dark conclusion, that’s when I should start worrying. After …Continue reading Continue […]

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Bantercast #11: Panama Jackson – Trump Ruined My Relationship With My White Mother

In today’s episode of the Bantercast, Ben and Michael speak with Very Smart Brotha’s (VSB) Panama Jackson. Panama co-founded VSB and recently quit his job to write for the hilarious Afro-centric site full time. Panama recently penned a heartbreaking article describing his ruined …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Popular YouTube audio ripping website ‘youtube-mp3’ has been shut down

The world’s largest audio ripping site, youtube-mp3.org ,has been shut down after a consortium of labels including Warner Music Group, Sony Music, and UMG filed a lawsuit to shutter the site. Unsurprisingly, the ruling went in favor of the music labels, with the website ordered to pay a substantial settlement fee, as well as transfer its […]

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Susan Sarandon Tweets in Support of Dreamers; It Does Not Go Well

In March 2016, Susan Sarandon went on All In with Chris Hayes to voice her support for her primary candidate of choice, Bernie Sanders, against frontrunner Hillary Clinton. The interview was filled with anti-Hillary talking points, but it was this exchange that made her a noxious symbol of the …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The Dangers Of Casual Sex

Our current society is over-sexed, beyond any shadow of a doubt. Don’t misunderstand me, I’m not immune to it, either. I’ve simply come to understand much of the problem and mass epidemic of garish sexuality that plagues the west right now, and it’s affecting absolutely everybody. Everything today is overtly sexual in nature, from advertising […]

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Spinnin’ Records Purchased By Warner Music Group

Today marks a seismic day for the music industry.. Spinnin’ Records, one of electronic music’s most successful and recognizable dance music labels, has been purchased by Warner Music Group, one of the three major labels, for $100 million. It seems there was also a bit of a tug-of-war for the label, with reports that Sony Music Entertainment and Believe […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Eugenics President

The Banter Long Read: It’s not a name currently in the news because abortion and Planned Parenthood haven’t been brought up since the failure of the congressional Republicans to repeal Obamacare, but let’s begin by talking about Margaret Sanger…To continue reading this MEMBERS ONLY article, …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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China Is Poised To Surpass The United States As The World’s Biggest Superpower

China is set to take over from the United States as the world’s largest economy. Military strength is built ultimately upon economic strength so if current trends continue, China will become the world’s second superpower, alongside the US, and perhaps eventually the world’s sole superpower. They already have 1.4 billion people, nuclear weapons, and easily […]

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Former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher compares DJs to accountants, calls Calvin Harris ‘the most boring fucking person’

Former Oasis frontman and bringer of the worldwide hit “Wonderwall” hates everything. Over the years, innumerable lists have been compiled detailing just how many things Liam Gallagher really does have a distaste for. Topping his list are his brother, Noel Gallagher, as well as Americans, Mick Jagger, chairs, film premieres, alarm clocks, dancing, his brother, Franz […]

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Dada Life’s Olle announces he will stop touring, plans to stay in studio

Early in 2016, worldwide superstar Avicii made the decision to publicly announce he would cease touring after the year’s end. In a heartfelt letter to his fans, the artist explained the struggle he and others encounter whilst touring. Of course, now Avicii has returned with a new album, his future of touring remains uncertain. After […]

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Epizode festival announces Carl Cox, Nicole Moudaber, and more to expanding lineup

Already in its second year, Epizode festival has again raised eyebrows with a spate of notable additions to its lineup.  A 10-day destination event located on an island off the coast of Vietnam, the latest chapter of announcements have taken electronic music enthusiasts by storm, and reaffirmed the festival’s continuous goal to please their market. Most recently, names like Carl […]

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