Posts tagged "music culture"

Sweden’s Loreen makes history with second Eurovision win

Loreen, representing Sweden, has made history by winning the Eurovision Song Contest for a second time at a spectacular event held in Liverpool, UK, on behalf of last year’s winners and rightful host country, Ukraine. She became only the second performer to achieve this feat, securing her victory with the

Five people were killed and at least 25 others injured after a shooting at Club Q, an LGBTQIA+ nightlife venue in Colorado Springs this past weekend. It is suspected to have been a hate crime. The shooting happened just before midnight on Saturday, following a drag performance at the club,

Honey Dijon has received a Lifetime Achievement Award for her pioneering work as a DJ in the LGBTQIA+ community. The Queer Visionary Award, specially designed by artist Jonathan Lyndon Chase, was awarded to Dijon in New York City last week at the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art Gala. In a press

Italy’s right wing government has introduced a new ‘anti-rave’ law following the shutting down of a free party in Modena on Halloween. The party, called Witchtek 2K22, was shut down 24 hours early on Monday, October 31 by police. The party was scheduled to take place across the final weekend

One in three nightclubs in the UK could close down by the end of this year, according to a new industry report.  The report, conducted by The Night Time Industries Association, has revealed that between December 2019 and December 2021, at least eleven clubs faced closure per month. This increased

Mount Kimbie’s Kai Campos was left “heartbroken” after a large-scale installation put up in conjunction with the band’s new album was blown down by Storm Claudio. Composed of four massive silver baubles, the components of the installation could be seen “flying” down Tottenham Court Road in London on Monday evening.

A new book, MusicQuake, tells the story of 50 significant events, performances, and artists who shook up the music industry. Of these 50 disruptive moments, the book identifies a number of electronic music artists and records as significant to the history of music as a whole. The book is written

A new techno exhibition backed by German cultural exchange institution, the Goethe Institute, is set to tour Canada, parts of the US, and Latin America. The exhibition, titled Techno Worlds, will explore and celebrate the history, roots, and overall cultural significance of techno. The exhibition is curated by German musician

Last week, the metaverse hosted its first virtual rave. On Thursday, January 20 hundreds of online users visited Decentraland (a metaverse virtual reality that encourages people to buy plots of land with cryptocurrency) to experience what metaverse nightlife might have to offer. The event, hosted by Norwegian artist Bjarne Melgaard

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