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Sure, live streams are just fine. But nothing beats the energy of seeing your favorite artist up on that stage with your own two eyes. While we eagerly await the green light for things to go back to ‘normal’ (or for the release of this Blade Runner-esque bad boy), the music industry is scrambling to …

A Los Angeles creative studio, Production Club, recently unveiled a design for a pandemic-proof, futuristic raving suit called the Micrashell. Production Club has previously produced interactive and light installations for artists such as Grimes and Skrillex. Since the music events industry has been put on hold thanks to the pandemic, designers at Production Club have …

This weekend which originally would have seen 160,000 EDM fans descend on Las Vegas for Electric Daisy Carnival instead will see Insomniac host another edition of their ‘Rave-a-Thon’ stream of dj sets. This weekend starting Friday May 15th at 5pm thorough 1:50am Saturday morning then repeating Saturday and Sunday nights at the same time will …

Due to their low number of people infected with the Coronavirus, South Korea has been one of the few locations in the world to allow their nightclubs to reopen. Unfortunately due to one individual who was positive with the virus visiting several nightclubs on May 1st. Unaware of their positive status, the individual may be …

lightening in a bottle 2020 cancelled no refunds

May 12, 2020: South Korea: After opening their nightclubs and bars they have been forced to shut down again after an infected individual visited 5 nightclubs in one night, infecting hundreds. Barcelona Off Week: Postponed until 2021 with an attempt to keep the same lineup as booked for 2020. SONAR (Barcelona): Postponed until 2021. Primarvera …

In their earnings call last week, Live Nation gave some insight as to how they plan to begin the slow march back towards having live events. President and CEO Michael Rapino stated they plan to test reduced capacity festivals, drive-in shows and fan-free streaming shows: Whether it’s in Arkansas or a state that is safe, …

Several tour managers for top techno DJs including Carl Cox, Joseph Capriati, Nicole Moudaber and more are part of a project whereby they have posted mixes to Bandcamp as a fundraiser since they have been out of work due to the Covid-19 crisis. The press release and video put out by the people behind the …

AMP Music Summit will debut its virtual summit this Wednesday, May 6th, and has announced additional speakers and topics for discussion. Created and curated by music industry veterans Josh Levine, Seth Combs and Simon Rust Lamb, Esq, proceeds from this year’s summit will go towards COVID-19 relief funds. “Our summit exists to empower the music ecosphere to support …

Spotify has decided to end its compatibility with all 3rd-party DJ applications from July 1, 2020. This news was revealed by Algoriddim, a developer that owns Djay, a highly popular iOS DJ software application. The Verge reached out to Spotify who confirmed this news to be true. Algoriddim stated that beginning from July 1st, 2020, …

Actor and DJ/Producer Idris Elba is back with a new track with his collab with Jay Robinson. Released on Mau5trap (Deadmau5’s record label), the track “Know Yourself” is a house banger  Robinson said of the track: “’Know Yourself’ is one of those records I never thought would make it past being a VIP in my …