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27 Jun 2023
  • Shawn Reynaldo is releasing a new book based on his newsletter, called First Floor Volume 1. (Attack
  • ASM Global has pledged support to Music Venue Trust and the grassroots music industry. (RotD) The venue management and event strategy company will offer donations, training and marketing support. 
  • Law firm Reed Smith launches guide to AI’s key legal issues. (MusicAlly)  
  • 80 EDC Las Vegas 2023 sets are now available on Apple Music. (EDMTunes
  • Subscription-based membership platform Patreon has added a free tier and will now enable creators to sell digital products to fans on and off the platform. Patreon’s new tier is free. 
  • A new generation of tastemakers and curators who are emerging on Spotify have the potential to change the way people discover music. (FastCo
  • Pioneer DJ introduces support for Beatport Streaming on the CDJ-3000 via latest firmware update. (RotD)
  • Time Warp has announced the return of its Two Days / Two Stages event, taking place in Mannheim, Germany, on 3-4 November. (Mixmag
  • Romania's Neversea Festival has released the full line-up for its 2023 edition. (Mixmag
  • Armin van Buuren's A State of Trance Festival is officially moving from Utrecht to Rotterdam in 2024. (EDM
  • Serbia's Exit Festival has released the full line-up for its 2023 edition this July, with Chase and Status, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike and Prodigy all confirmed to play. (Mixmag
  • Korg announces new Wavestate synths. (RA
  • The 8 best wireless earbuds for dance music in 2023 (Mixmag
  • Beatport Next: The Afrobeat Futurism of Junior Simba (Beatportal)
  • Playlist of the Week: Chloé (Beatportal)
  • Cover Story: Saoirse is flexing her passion and prowess at maximal decibels (Beatportal)
  • Purchase your Beatport DJ playlists with one click (Beatport)
  • Ibiza:
    Cosmic Pineapple has announced the line-up for its second instalment of the summer, taking place at Pikes Ibiza on 29 June. (Mixmag
  • fabric has announced a one-off special event at London's St Paul's Cathedral with RY X. (Mixmag
  • Chicago nightclub The Warehouse is now officially a historic landmark. (Mixmag
  • RA Sessions: INVT (RA
  • DT836 – Guz (DT
  • Fact Mix: Liyo (Fact
  • Fresh Kicks 199: AK Sports (DJMag
  • Going All Out: 30 Years of Sónar (RA)  
  • Intonal, Sweden’s most future-thinking festival, is an experimental haven (Mixmag
  • Cherry on top: celebrating Pacha Ibiza at 50 (DJMag
  • Music Talk with Dub Pistols’ frontman Barry Ashworth. (DT
  • Alison Goldfrapp: "I was told I was too old for the music industry at 25" (Telegraph
  • "Singing is super vulnerable, but it's such a big release." Jayda G opens up about her new album and how she brings deeply personal issues to bear. (RA
  • AI Music Generation just got a whole lot better (DJTechTools
  • The renaissance of dance and hope (ElectronicBeats
  • Have synthesizers peaked? (Attack
  • Beyond Wonderland attendees detail ‘Chaos’ of shooting: ‘I’m not ok’ (RollingStone
  • Millions of musicians, fatigued by the algorithms of traditional social media, are turning to Discord, the community-first platform. But how does it work? And how do you get the most out of it? (RA - Cherie Hu) 
  • Everyone agrees the dance world should be more inclusive — How club night HE.SHE.THEY. is actually doing it (Billboard
  • Terminal V launches new label with Franck single, ‘For Real’. (DJMag
  • Fred again.. announces 8-night run at Los Angeles’ Shrine Expo Hall this autumn. (Billboard
  • Fatboy Slim backs appeal to allow onsite festival drug testing. (Guardian
  • The Chemical Brothers light up Glastonbury with a ferocious Arcadia DJ set. (NME
  • Influential electronic music producer Akira Complex has died, according to their former label. (EDM
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