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After a devastating accident, musician Dax Pierson spent years rehabilitating himself, and working towards a hyper-personal sound. With his latest album, ‘Nerve Bumps (A Queer...

Deep in the manzanita-studded woodlands of Northern California, there’s a scenic resort where gold miners once bathed in restorative mineral springs, and queer hippies sought...

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...

A 2016 fire at the warehouse killed 36 people

The master tenant of the Oakland warehouse known as the Ghost Ship, which used to host unlicensed DIY parties, has pleaded guilty to 36 charges of involuntary...

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...

The DJ and producer is reportedly facing felony charges with a bail of $50,000 

Update 18:30 BST 30/08/2020: According to an update from twitter user @tomudj, bail has posted for Bored Lord via a bondsman and she is likely...

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...

He will again be tried for 36 counts of manslaughter following the 2016 fire

Derick Almena, the lead tenant and lease holder of the Ghost Ship warehouse which was destroyed in a fire in 2016 killing 36 people, is...

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...

Each defendant could now face 36 years in prison... 

The trial has begun for Derick Almena and Max Harris, the two suspects believed to be responsible for the deadly fire at Oakland club Ghost...

Oakland-based producer and DJ Russell E.L. Butler delivers 60 minutes of exhilarating techno and radiant rhythms as part of our podcast series. We catch up...

Russell E.L. Butler’s artistic process is built on community. Based in Oakland since 2009, the Bermudian producer, DJ and live musician has become an increasingly...

Live techno artist Russell E.L. Butler’s debut LP ‘The Home I'd Build For Myself and All My Friends’ is out this month via Left Hand...

Oakland-based live techno artist and DJ Russell E.L. Butler will release their debut LP on 15th November via San Francisco label Left Hand Path.

With...

It drops via  Left Hand Path on 15th November...

Experimental live techno artist Russell E.L Butler's debut album, ‘The Home I’d Build For Myself’, will be released on 15th November via San Francisco imprint...

“Your music and love lives on” 

Avalon Emerson paid homage to victims of the tragic Oakland warehouse fire of December 2016 in her debut BBC Essential Mix last weekend (18th August)...

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...

May some closure come to the victims’ families

Ghost Ship “master tenant” Derick Io Almena and “creative director” Max Harris have been arrested and charged in connection with the warehouse fire that killed...

The dance music community comes together as one...

An Oakland Ghost Ship fire relief benefit will take placed in Berlin at Musik & Frieden this Friday, 16th December 2016 from 11PM to...

“An immense tragedy”...

A warehouse in Oakland, California, known as the Ghost Ship, was hit by a devastating fire during a party on Friday night (2nd December).

Artists...