Three years ago, a map aimed to help people find the best clubs in the cities they were travelling to went viral. Now, its creator is developing the idea into an app.
The Techno Travellor Map, as it was originally known, is to become Clubeling, with its creator, Matthieu Rodrigues hoping to offer a "community-based tool" that is "accessible to all", so that people can answer the question of what nighttime venues they'd be best off spending their time at while on their travels.
This year’s Top 100 Clubs results, powered by Miller Genuine Draft, demonstrated the love and support for our international nightclub scene. More than 600,000 votes were counted from across theplanet, marking the poll’s biggest year yet. Everyone remembers the first time they crossed the threshold of a proper club and first fell in love with this scene. We asked some of the planet’s leading DJs to share their memories with us...
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Amsterdam club Sugar Factory has closed its doors with immediate effect after filing for bankruptcy.
The venue announced the action via its website and social media, saying: “The organization has done everything to proceed with their club shows and concerts, but the resources proved insufficient.”
Two Berlin nightclubs are opening their doors to homeless people this winter.
The clubs, Astra Kulturhaus and Bi Nuu, both based in the Kreuzberg-Friedrichshain district of the German capital, will be offering shelter one night a week in January and February.
The German newspaper Der Tagesspiel states that Bi Nuu will have accomodation for up to 15 women, while Astra Kulturhaus has space for up to 25 men.
70% of ravers hate phones on the dancefloor according to a new study, confirming what we all knew anyway.
According to ComRes research commissioned by Eventbrite, the vast majority of British adults find it irritating when other people are taking pictures or recording videos during live performances. 69% would support 'more than minimal action' to minimise the disruption devices cause.
"... this club exists for the right reasons. With that comes a certain mentality, and you can feel that on the dancefloor"
Following the release of The Secret DJ book this summer, which told anonymous tales of deviant club culture, Bugged Out have announced a brand new party concept.
Named The Dark Room, it’s based around the idea of the perfect club experience - one where phones and bright lights are banned for maximum immersion in the music.
It’s taking place at Hangar in London Fields on 13th October, and promises four secret DJs, surround sound and a chill out room.
Berlin clubs such as Bunker, Stattbad Wedding, Exit and Tresor (in its original location) all have one thing in common - they’re no longer open.
Now they’ve been pulled together to feature in a new limited-edition calendar created by Tine Fetz and Daniel Schneider. The calendar, called Places 2019: Berliner Cluborte der Vergangenheit features illustrations by Tine Fetz of a number of now closed Berlin clubs going back through the last three decades.