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The Dallas Nightclub Where BDSM Meets Burning Man

Freaky local subcultures find a home at The Nines after the loss of many DIY spaces in the city.
Jeff Gage
7.17.17
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DIY Electronic Productions Are Challenging What Opera Can Be

Welcome to opera in the 21st century.
Daniel Shkolnik
7.5.17
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This Film Examines How Ghost Ship Inspired a Crackdown on DIY Venues

Bay Area institution Burnt Ramen is one of many live/work spaces struggling to stay open.
Michelle Lhooq
6.6.17
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Ghost Ship Lease-Holder Charged with 36 Counts of Involuntary Manslaughter

Alameda County District Attorney alleges that Derick Almena and another tenant “created a firetrap with inadequate means of escape.”
Gabrielle Canon
6.6.17
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7 Tips for Starting Your Own DIY Music Festival

The organizers of Halifax's OBEY Convention tell us how they've survived a decade of rejecting the mainstream.
Michael Rancic
5.25.17
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This Short Doc Highlights the Effects of Gentrification on a City’s Music Scene

CBC's 'Where'd the Night Go?' investigates how Toronto artists, promoters, and venue owners survive in the face of rising rents.
Corinne Przybyslawski
4.25.17
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‘Game of Thrones’ Has Nothing on this Fire-Breathing Dragon Burning Man Bus

We talked to the creators behind the metallic mutant vehicle.
Max Mertens
4.17.17
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Stop Your Infinite Scrolling and Listen to This Dub Edit of Petra Glynt's "This Trip"

The Canadian performer's call-to-action anthem gets a rework courtesy of veteran producer Damian Taylor.
Michael Rancic
4.4.17
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Japan's Tricked-Out DIY Disco Trucks Put 'Transformers' to Shame

The massive bedazzled rigs have appeared in music videos by Skrillex, Rich Chigga, Mando Diao, and more.
Corinne Przybyslawski
2.28.17
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Why Throwing Raves in Forbidden Spaces is An Act of Political Resistance

Female-run DJ collective Mamba Negra explain why they are starting a social movement on the São Paulo streets.
Mamba Negra
2.22.17
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Here's 7 Things You Need to Know About Starting an Electronic Label

Follow this guide and you'll be running an imprint in no time.
Daryl Keating
2.22.17
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Darker Than Wax's Valentine's Day Mix Serves Up Soul From Singapore to New York

Co-founder Funk Bast*rd tells us why there's "no fixed criteria" for the international label's success.
Corinne Przybyslawski
2.14.17