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Berlin government set to invest in protection of nightclubs

The Berlin government has pledged to invest €1 million in sound protection for various nightclubs throughout its city limits, according to Berlin based publication Tagesspiegel. The announcement comes in light of recent complaints from city residents about noise generated at large scale nightclubs.Around 170 Berlin nightclub locations were forced to shut down from 2011 to 2015. Typically, when residents complain to city officials, the officials err […]

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Berlin nightclub bans CDJs, turntables

In what might just be the most hipster move ever made by a nightclub, Liquid Sky Berlin has banned the use of turntables and CDJs in the venue.Conscious that turntables and CDJs are two standard tools for electronic music performances, Liquid Sky has further described the recent restriction, stating that the newly imposed limitations stem not […]

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Sydney proposes set of reforms to protect beleaguered nightlife

Sydney’s notorious lockout laws have had quite a damaging impact on the city’s once flourishing nightlife. Introduced in 2014, the laws force a 1:30 a.m. lockout and 3 a.m. cease-service policy for all nightclubs and bars in central Sydney and the Kings Cross precinct. These laws have been widely criticized by Australians, including esteemed producer Flume, who […]

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Police raid Moscow nightclub in shocking display of violence [VIDEO]

Russian police raided a Moscow nightclub on Sunday, August 6 — an incident that a witness declared to be unprecedented in its severity. “I haven’t seen such violence before in my music and club experience in Moscow,” the witness said of the excessive force displayed during the raid.Several attendees at Rabitza, the nightclub targeted by police, were […]

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New York’s iconic Webster Hall set to close next month

It is truly the end of an era in New York’s rich dance music history as Webster Hall has announced it will close its doors on August 5. The iconic club is set to be demolished, renovated, and eventually reopened after an indeterminate closure. The announcement of the legendary Manhattan venue’s shuttering comes just a […]

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London mayor announces launch of 24-hour London Overground weekend service

London mayor Sadiq Khan will be instating 24-hour service for the London Overground starting later this year. The new plans will connect New Cross Gate with Dalston Junction, with connections to Highbury and Islington in 2018. The announcement comes less than a year after the city launched Night Tube services to connect passengers to nightlife […]

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