Chad Focus Wanted to Be a Rap Mogul. How Much Fraud Would It Take?
The wannabe rapper is currently facing more than 20 years in prison for allegedly stealing money to make music and buy fake fans. Did he dream too big, or not big enough?
The Spectacular Failure of the World's Only Hard Rock Theme Park
Hard Rock Park boasted rides themed around Led Zeppelin songs and acid trips, but it closed after just five months, amid the 2008 financial crisis. Ten years later, we visited the abandoned site to find out how it went off the rails.
How Nightclubs Are Taking a Stand Against Sexual Harassment
In the wake of the #MeToo movement, the nightlife industry is talking about the ways they deal with misconduct on the dancefloor.
Sasha Is Still Capable of Dance Music Miracles
The DJ and producer is releasing recordings of live shows that turned his old hits into complex compositions—easy as turning water to wine.
The Hippie-Capitalist CEO Who Wants to Win a Nobel Prize With Sober Raves
Radha Agrawal's Daybreaker empire is trying to change the world, one early morning dance party at a time.
Cityfox is Building a Digital Doorman for its Parties
The app, Visionnaire, is intended to foster a more “music-centric and respectful audience.”
Six Artists Tell You How to Quit Your Corporate Job and Pursue Music
TOKiMONSTA, Anthony Parasole, and more offer their tips on leaving a nine to five for the dancefloor.
The Story of NYC's Biggest Music Venue That Almost Never Happened
After a shaky start, Cityfox finally have the green-light to open the Brooklyn Mirage. But it took more than money to get there.
How New Scalping Technology Is Keeping You Out of Concerts
Increasingly sophisticated technology and a rigged system is making buying tickets to shows even more awful.