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Acrobat Falls to His Death During Madrid’s Mad Cool Music Festival

The man, Pedro Aunión Monroy, was a dancer specializing in aerial stunts.
Britt Julious
7.8.17
Features

DJ Robert Miles' “Children” Was Famous for Preventing Car Crashes

The iconic trance anthem has a fascinating backstory.
Michelle Lhooq
5.10.17
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Electronic Music Pioneer Jean-Claude Risset Dies at 78

The French composer was a pioneering figure in the genesis of computer music.
Alexander Iadarola
11.23.16
Features

London's No Longer a City for the Young

The city's fucked and Mary Berry's to blame.
Josh Baines
9.9.16
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An 18-Year-Old Woman Has Died at BoomTown Fair Festival

The tragedy occurred on the last day of an otherwise incident-free weekend for the Winchester event.
Angus Harrison
8.16.16
Features

Why Abba's “Dancing Queen” Is the Saddest Record Ever Made

You thought it was just a cheesy song that your great-aunt fell over to at your cousin's wedding, didn't you? You were wrong.
Angus Harrison
8.5.16
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Parliament-Funkadelic’s Bernie Worrell Has Died

He was 72.
Krystal Rodriguez
6.24.16
Features

Why Am I So Afraid of Seeing Old People in Nightclubs?

Something about the sight of a gurning 52 year-old estate agent sends shivers down my spine.
Josh Baines
4.26.16
deep dives

I Listened to My Favourite Song Ever For an Entire Day and Now I Never Want to Hear It Again

There's having too much of a good thing, then there's smashing the good thing repeatedly into the sides of your weathered skull.
Josh Baines
2.23.16