A Bitcoin millionaire just dropped a tonne of money into MDMA research
Jan16

A Bitcoin millionaire just dropped a tonne of money into MDMA research

A hefty $4 million has been donated into the research MDMA as a potential treatment for post traumatic stress. The anonymous Bitcoin millionaire donated the the staggering amount to the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) who are conducting the research, and will have to raise the same amount by March 10 to receive the money. They donor didn’t leave a name, but did leave a statement: “PTSD is a severe...

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Sex, Drugs, and EDM: how common is sneaking in drugs to festivals?
Dec27

Sex, Drugs, and EDM: how common is sneaking in drugs to festivals?

Sneaking your MDMA into Ultra using a rotisserie chicken? Sounds like quite the stretch, but a recent study conducted by the Boca Raton-based Take 5 Media Group reports that this situation is indeed a reality. The company conducted the study for a behavioral health treatment facility, Florida House Experience, in Deerfield Beach — which resides less than an hour outside Miami. Florida House Experience works with such local...

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Former Dubspot employees detail the school's closure
Dec18

Former Dubspot employees detail the school's closure

CEO Dan Giove resigned from his position with the company on May 19, 2017. A self-proclaimed “global leader in electronic music education,” Dubspot was founded in 2006 by Giove in an effort to market engaging production and DJing instruction from its flagship location in New York’s Meatpacking District. Giove’s vision for Dubspot would draw many patrons to the its decks, as major news outlets like TIME and Time Out New York...

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Techno Tuesday: M.A.N.D.Y. talks Philipp Jung sabbatical, upcoming tour and Get Physical success – Dancing Astronaut
Dec13

Techno Tuesday: M.A.N.D.Y. talks Philipp Jung sabbatical, upcoming tour and Get Physical success – Dancing Astronaut

Techno Tuesday is a feature on Dancing Astronaut documenting the culture underground dance music. We’ll bring you exclusive interviews, tracks, and narratives from artists within the techno, tech house, and deep house world in an effort to shed light on some the best talent outside the world mainstream dance music. While the meaning behind ‘s moniker is constantly up for debate — does it mean “me and you,” or is it a...

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Help Musicians UK opens 24-hour helpline for musicians
Dec05

Help Musicians UK opens 24-hour helpline for musicians

Not long after leading a monumental mental health in the British music industry, has developed a phone line designed for musicians, managers, tour crew, and other industry figures in need an outlet to talk. The line arrives in the wake Help Musicians UK’s findings that musicians are three times more likely to suffer from depression than non-musicians. The study, “Can Music Make You Sick?,” indicated that access to mental health...

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