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Trump-era Techno & 9 More Things We Loved on the Dance Music Internet

Movement, Suzanne Ciani, Marcus Kaye and more make our list of the week's best things.
Britt Julious
6.4.17
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Black Promoters Are Taking Back Chicago's Nightlife

Musicians and event creators are fighting systematic racism by creating spaces for themselves.
Britt Julious
4.27.17
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The Racist Legacy of NYC’s Anti-Dancing Law

The cabaret law—and its prejudicial history—is one of the city's darkest secrets.
Eli Kerry and Penn Bullock
3.8.17
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London Mayor to Look into Allegations of Racial Discrimination at DSTRKT Nightclub

The West End venue has been accused of racist door policies numerous times.
Alexander Iadarola
2.7.17
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Narcy on the Quebec City Mosque Shooting and Islamophobia in Canada

In the aftermath of the Sainte-Foy tragedy, the Iraqi-Canadian rapper reflects on his own experiences with racism and xenophobia.
Yassin Alsalman
2.2.17
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It’s Time to Start Thinking About How Queer Nightlife Can Move Forward Under Trump

How the rave scene responds to crisis is what really matters.
Michelle Lhooq
11.30.16
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Hieroglyphic Being Wants You to Know About the Racist Undertones of 90s Rave Nostalgia

The Chicago native explains the message behind "This Isn't Your Typical 90's Era Techno / IDM Revisionist View," his latest 12" for Ninja Tune/Technicolour.
Michelle Lhooq
11.15.16
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When White Producers Co-Opt Black Identity

Marquis Hawkes, Exploited Ghetto, the thin line between appreciation and appropriation.
Ezra Marcus
10.27.16
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Detroit Club Populux Shuts Down After Criticism From Vic Mensa and Other Artists Over Racist Tweets

The club has reportedly launched an investigation with authorities over who hacked their account.
Britt Julious
7.9.16
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Toronto Nightclubs Have a Problem with Racist Door Policies

Insiders reveal the secret profiling practices used to restrict entry to people of color.
Benjamin Boles
7.6.16
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Mykki Blanco’s Powerful “High School Never Ends” Video Will Break Your Heart

The Romeo and Juliet story gets a 21st century update in blood-soaked new clip.
Benjamin Boles
5.17.16
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This Audio Recording Links UK Police to Attempted Ban on West Indian Music in London Club

The clip also suggests police were trying to stop the club from playing drum & bass.
Angus Harrison
4.18.16