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Skrillex has been announced as the special guest DJ at Porter Robinson’s Second Sky festival this weekend.


Five months on from cancelling a couple of festival...

Pioneering DJ Art Laboe dies, aged 97

Art Laboe, a pioneering US DJ credited with coining the phrase "oldies, but goodies", has died, aged 97.


A spokesperson for Laboe's production company Dart...

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Porter Robinson's Second Sky Festival returns later this month.


Set to take over Oakland Arena Grounds in Oakland, California on Saturday, 29th October, the festival's...

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A skydiving techno festival, Skyfest, is set to take place in California later this month.


Taking place in San Diego on Saturday 27th August, Skyfest...

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Slander have announced two headline shows in California next week.


The LA-based DJ duo, who released single 'Walk On Water' back in April featuring RØRY...

Björk’s new album “should probably come out in the summer”

Björk has revealed that her new album "should probably come out in the summer".


Speaking to LA Weekly, the Icelandic artist and actor said...

He died of a rare form of cancer, which he had battled since 2017

Influential Bay Area hip-hop producer Traxamillion has died. He was 42.

The San Jose-born producer - real name Sultan Banks - was best known for...

He made the announcement to his fans via Instagram 

Skrillex has confirmed he will release new music "soon".

After sharing Ableton production 'Kliptown Empyrean' via Soundcloud last year, California-born DJ and producer Skrillex...

Almena is likely to spend the next 18 months under house arrest

Derick Almena, the former master tenant of San Francisco Bay Area warehouse and event space Ghost Ship, has been sentenced after pleading guilty to 36...

Cypress Hill: Tres Equis is available for pre-order now

Cypress Hill will celebrate the 30th anniversary of their debut album release with a new graphic novel.

Legendary American hip-hop group Cypress Hill — who have sold...

Oakland Cares Fund For Artists And Arts Nonprofits will issue the funds

$1.5 million in grants has been announced for artists and small arts nonprofits in Oakland, California.

As a response to the financial impact of COVID-19...

32 out of the 36 lawsuits filed on behalf of victims were settled

Families of the Oakland Ghost Ship fire victims have received a $32.7 million settlement from City Of Oakland.

Ghost Ship, a warehouse that had been...

One man was acquitted on 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter, while jury deadlocked on second

A judge has declared a mistrial in the court proceedings for the tragic Ghost Ship warehouse fire of 2016. 

Max Harris, who was involved in putting...

California's rave history is rooted in outdoor free parties that celebrated psychedelic music and and unique environments. DJ Mag's Matt Anniss speaks to the Bay...

Every summer since 2005, Claude VonStroke’s DirtyBird crew has hosted a “BBQ” party in one of San Francisco’s many harbour–side parks. They’re not alone, either...

The high-tech performance debuts at Coachella this weekend... 

Nina Kraviz has teased the visuals from her brand new AV show. 

Described as 'laser rain', the lighting featured in the video posted to Twitter...

Germany's number one for the win... 

Berlin authorities have made €1million available to clubs for soundproofing, re-affirming the city's status as the most techno-friendly capital in the world. 

The local government...

A major loss to California's nightlife... 

San Francisco club Mezzanine will close after losing its lease, with the final parties set for late-2019. 

The independent venue has been a staple of...

The Golden State's nightlife industry suffers a setback...

A bill that would have allowed several Californian cities to permit the sale of alcohol until 4 a.m. has been vetoed.

The “Let Our Communities...

The man’s cause of death is yet to be confirmed...

A 19-year-old man was pronounced dead on Sunday after attending California’s HARD Summer Music Festival.

“It is with great sadness that we have learned a...

Bereaved families have expressed outrage...

Ghost Ship defendants Derick Almena and Max Harris have accepted a plea deal, meaning they will each serve less than ten years for 36 counts...