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Ultra releases Phase 1 lineup for Australia takeover

Ultra’s first foray into Australian territory took place during its Road To Ultra series in 2018. The following year, the megafestival officially touched down in Sydney and Melbourne. Its debut run down under proved an overwhelming success, setting up its return for March 2020. Now, the first wave of artists for both Sydney and Melbourne […]

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Aussie police to combat illicit drugs via presence of drug dogs at A&B Sydney show

New South Wales (NSW) police will implement a tight admission policy to combat illict drug use at Above & Beyond’s Common Ground show, scheduled for June 9 at Sydney Olympic Park’s Exhibition Halls at Sydney Showground. In a post recently published to the force’s official Facebook page, NSW police notified attendees that drug detection dogs […]

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Skrillex rejoins festival circuit, appears on Listen Out’s 2018 lineup alongside A$AP Rocky, KLLO, and more

Australia’s Listen Out lineup bears a name that festival goers haven’t seen on a lineup for quite some time now. Electronic veteran Skrillex tops the touring festival’s 2018 lineup, scheduled to make four stops in Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane, and Sydney in September. Petit Biscuit, A$AP Rocky, KLLO, Fisher, and more join the event’s diverse yet […]

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The Best Sydney Travel Tips From Our Readers

This week Hack Your City went down—and also under—to Sydney, Australia. We asked for tips on visiting Sydney, and what sets it apart from other popular Australian cities. “Melbourne is more like San Francisco, while Sydney is more like L.A.,” says reader Outtacontext. Here’s some of the best advice we got about the…Read more… Continue […]

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This vintage rave footage from Sydney is absolutely mental

Raves in the 90’s were off the wall.Absolute madness regularly ensued among those in attendance, and now it looks like we’ve got some proof. A 50-minute video from the Sydney Rave History Website has surfaced and the old school “2036 Rave” at Alexandria’s Graffiti Hall of Fame dating back from 1996. It’s hardcore proof that […]

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Alison Wonderland helps women propose at Australian show in honor of gay marriage

Australia joined the ranks of 25 other countries to officially legalize gay marriage on December 7, causing a wave of celebration over a legal battle that has been drawn out in the country for 13 years.Alison Wonderland was on tour in home country at the height of festivities surrounding this development, and thus decided to […]

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Alison Wonderland helps women propose at Australian show in honor of gay marriage

Australia joined the ranks of 25 other countries to officially legalize gay marriage on December 7, causing a wave of celebration over a legal battle that has been drawn out in the country for 13 years.Alison Wonderland was on tour in home country at the height of festivities surrounding this development, and thus decided to […]

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Sydney’s getting an insane new warehouse venue as a part of ‘The Warehouse Collective’ music series

Time to head down under, as Sydney, Australia is set to welcome a vast new warehouse space.Set to open in Technology Park, the venue is part of an upcoming music series entitled The Warehouse Collective, a project created by the Sydney-based event organization The Division Agency, the mastermind behind events like Days Like This festival and the […]

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Listen to Flight Facilities’ Samsung S8 x Boiler Room Sydney DJ Set

Few duos in the world of dance music have amassed as loyal and global of a following as Australian supergroup Flight Facilities. Known for their enchanting brand of nu-disco and deep house, they’ve created an unmistakable trademark style and sound. This year the twosome formerly known as Hugo and Jimmy made their Boiler Room debuted in their […]

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Listen to Flight Facilities’ Samsung S8 x Boiler Room Sydney DJ Set

Few duos in the world of dance music have amassed as loyal and global of a following as Australian supergroup Flight Facilities. Known for their enchanting brand of nu-disco and deep house, they’ve created an unmistakable trademark style and sound. This year the twosome formerly known as Hugo and Jimmy made their Boiler Room debuted in their […]

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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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