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Decibel Festival to Return in 2018 with LA and Seattle Editions

The popular West Coast electronic music and arts festival is making a comeback after going on hiatus.
Greg Scruggs
6.7.17
Features

Asians Need More Visibility in Dance Music

Meet the Seattle promoter booking all-Asian DJ lineups.
Greg Scruggs
4.5.17
Features

A Tribe Called Red on Standing Rock and Native American Political Protest: "It's An Exciting, Scary Time Right Now"

Ahead of their North American tour, ATCR's 2oolman discusses the state of indigenous political protest from Standing Rock and beyond.
Greg Scruggs
11.14.16
Features

Meet DJ Jigüe, Cuba’s Answer to J Dilla

The producer helped bring hip-hop to the island—now he's ready to introduce his electrified Afro-Cuban rhythms to the world.
Greg Scruggs
8.24.16
Features

DJ /rupture's New Book Will Make You Question Everything You Know About Music in the Internet Era

The thinker, producer, and selector born Jace Clayton looks at the ways we make and consume art in confusing times.
Greg Scruggs
8.17.16
Features

How do Cubans Make Electronic Music Without Reliable Internet?

The cost and inconvenience of getting online in Cuba is forcing its small but bustling dance music community to seek out creative ways to make beats.
Greg Scruggs
7.26.16
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Seattle’s Decibel Festival Won't Be Happening This Year

The electronic music and arts festival inspired by MUTEK is taking an "extended break."
Greg Scruggs
7.11.16
Features

Why This Festival Could Spark Cuba's Electronic Music Revolution

Manana won over Cuba's government with the promise of cross-cultural collaboration. Now it needs to convince the people.
Greg Scruggs
5.4.16
Festival Season!

Cuba Has an Exciting Electronic Music Scene—Here Are 8 of Our Favorite Producers

Whether you're into soulful rumba or driving techno, these are the Cuban artists you should be watching.
Greg Scruggs
5.2.16
Features

Inside the Thought-Provoking Museum Protesting the War on Drugs

Portraits made from crystal meth and other exhibitions threw into sharp relief the true cost of an unjust system.
Greg Scruggs
4.26.16
Features

When San Francisco's Tech Bubble Crashes, Will We Party in Abandoned Start-Ups? Dubtribe Thinks So

We caught up with the iconic live rave outfit to hear about the changing tides of their beloved city, and what the future might bring.
Greg Scruggs
4.7.16
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Legendary Fever Party Will Return to Close Baltimore Venue The Paradox

Baltimore's finest underground parties are coming out in force for a prolonged farewell to the beloved venue.
Greg Scruggs
2.11.16
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