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The change in legal status protects nightclubs from gentrification

Berlin is on track to officially declare its nightclubs as cultural institutions, RA reports.

Having been previously classified as "entertainment venues" alongside brothels, arcades...

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"...

One of the world’s most respected clubs, Berlin’s Tresor, has been at the forefront of underground dance music for three decades. Led by Dimitri Hegemann...

Interfisching in outer space: the Dada years

Dimitri Hegemann wanted to change the world. His ideas were too big for the small village he grew...

“This object truly reflects Berlin’s eventful history.”

The original entrance to techno club Tresor is being immortalised as an exhibit in a new museum.

The Humboldt Forum is a new museum in...

The Brazilian DJ has donated $5.2 million to the foundation

Brazilian DJ and producer Alok has launched his own philanthropic and social institute, Instituto Alok - donating $5.2 million to the scheme so far. 

Alok’s...

 "I wish I got a guitar, then I wouldn’t have so much criticism”...

Mad Decent boss Diplo has responded to accusations of cultural appropriation surrounding his new tracks 'Lean On' and 'Cold Water'.

The American producer/DJ, who is...

These 11 insanely amazing photos from Brunch in the Park’s epic closing party with Hot Since 82, Dubfire, Serge Devant and more prove why...

Brunch in the Park has become a Barcelona institution this summer.

The 12-part summer party series welcomed Octave One, Marco Carola, Mathew Jonson and more between...

Decision gives tax breaks to small venues...

Following a debate, Cook County — the Illinois municipality which covers the city of Chicago — is set to officially recognise DJ shows as cultural...

I-Boat, Macadam, La Machine Du Moulin Rouge, Rex Club, Le Petit Salon, and Le Sucre are all involved in the campaign

French nightclubs have launched an initiative aimed at securing cultural status, in an attempt to mirror Berlin's decision to recognise venues in a similar way. ...

A look inside the making of 'Havana Cultura Mix – The Soundclash!'

Last month, Havana Cultura released its latest mix entitled 'Havana Cultura Mix – The Soundclash!'. The project brought producers from all over the world to...

Rukaiya Russell 'Ritmo Sensorial feat. Los Niches & Charly Mucha Rima'

Gilles Peterson's 'Havana Cultura Mix – The Soundclash' (Brownswood) is released on 27th October (pre-order) and we've got a tune from the...

Ditch the paint and grab a can of photons for your next graffiti masterpiece.

Make sure you take a good look because in five minutes time, it will have disappeared.


The concept sounds weird, but the guys at Random...

Printworks, Egg, Studio 338, Oval Space and The Pickle Factory were denied financial assistance in the first wave of Arts Council grants

The Night Time Industries Association (NTIA) has issued a statement in response to a number of key London clubs missing out on funding as part...

Gilles Peterson, Simbad and 10 remixers

Last month DJ Mag spent a wonderful week in Havana as part of Havana Club's latest 'Cultura Mix' project, where 10 remix competition winners were...

Depot and The Drumsheds were also unsuccessful in their applications

London venue Printworks has issued a response to the club's rejection for Cultural Recovery Fund assistance.

Printworks, a 5,000-capacity venue in south London, and a...