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UK venues are starting to use facial recognition technologies as part of the entry process. But who stores and profits from your data? And could...

When you approach the doors of a club, a number of things can happen. Exactly what depends on the club, the party, and even the...

Activist group Fight For The Future is leading the charge against the technology

40 music festivals have gone on record to pledge not to use facial recognition technology at their events.

The move comes following canvassing by activist...

Digital rights group Fight For The Future are spearheading the campaign

Musicians, festivals and venues have joined the campaign to ban facial recognition at concerts.

Recently, it was announced that Ticketmaster, owned by Live Nation, the...

"We’re determined to contribute, on a sustained long-term basis, to the effort to bring about real change”

Warner (WMG) has announced a $100 million fund to support social justice and campaign against racism.

WMG, who were recently called to show their donations...

The major label will launch The Taskforce for Meaningful Change

Universal have announced a social justice taskforce, and donated $25 million to racial equality organisations.

Announced by Universal Music Group (UMG) chairman and CEO Lucian Grainge...

Venues are fighting for protection against gentrification

Clubs in Berlin are fighting to gain the same cultural recognition as opera houses, concert halls and theatres.

They are classified currently as "entertainment venues"...

Mint Festival hit Leeds last weekend, but did it deliver?

Some would say hosting a five-arena outdoor festival on the last weekend of September is hubristic in the extreme. Walking into Mint Festival, DJ...

Asbo Kid: the dynamic duo of former Elastica and EMF members

There's a sense in which 'indie-dance' was a gateway into dance music for a slew of indie kids back in the 1990s. Perhaps not so much via Britpop stalwarts Elastica, but dance-pop five-piece EMF were certainly responsible for converting their fair share of da yoof of the time, especially via their worldwide mega-smash 'Unbelievable' that dropped at the height of the Madchester era in 1990.

Final names for Maidstone dance fest

During the summer we told you about Nick Fanciulli's new dance festival in Maidstone, The Social.

Taking place this Saturday (28th September) in Mote Park...

Tech pros team with letsmix.com

Words: Bianca Mitchell

Tech giants Pioneer are teaming up with letsmix.com to launch the Pioneer DJ Network, a musical contest open to all users...

Kent Festival from Saved Records

Set in the picturesque Mote Park in the town of Kent, house and techno veteran and founder of Saved Records Nic Fanciulli brings us The...

Nic Fanciulli, Patrick Topping and Nick Curly to headline Kent festival

Nic Fanciulli will headline The Winter Social festival at The Museum of Kent Life in Maidstone next Saturday 28th February, backed up by Patrick Topping...

Exclusive Djedjotronic mix to celebrate 'Kaiko' EP launch on 28th March

Our mix series collaboration with Social Club Paris throws up another superb instalment from Berlin-based Djedjotronic, who launches his new 'Kaiko' EP at the French...

Nic Fanciulli on The Social Festival

We catch up with Bugged Out!'s Johnno Burgess to find out more about 3’s Seriously Social competition to curate your dream party

Ever wanted to run your own club night? Ever discussed all the endless possibilities of what you could do with a sack of cash and...