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Lessons From Amsterdam’s Night Mayor

In the last several years Amsterdam has been at the forefront of the nightlife industry as far as changes and innovations are concerned, and we’re not just talking about marijuana legalization and the city’s entire approach to it. In 2012 the city introduced the concept of having a “Nachtburgemeester,” or a Night Mayor.

How to Choose the Best DJ Speakers

As a DJ and a musician, the most important element you must take into consideration is sound. It may seem like a no-brainer, but not many seem to realize the importance of not just ensuring your track is being heard alright but also that it is being heard the way you intend it. Whether it is being […]

7 Tips for the Warm-Up DJ Looking to Play a Great Opening Set

Chances are, most people who attend an electronic music concert, club night or live event came for the performance of the main act. If you are a relative newcomer in the DJ industry, however, you will most likely be tapped to play the opening set for the event. Performing as the opener has its own challenges, […]

Techno and House Invade Barcelona’s Biggest Former Bullring

Creaductions Arena, Barcelona’s largest former bullring, has announced as series of open air daytime showcases throughout OFF Week. Best yet, all of them are FREE as all people need to do is to sign up via the links below. La Plaza de Toros La Monumenta is a breathtaking former bullring in Barcelona. It has grand […]

The Fyre Festival Disaster Could Mean Bad News for New Promoters

So much has been said about the unmitigated disaster that the supposedly promising Fyre Festival turned into. Sadly, the fallout from the disastrous event isn’t ending any time soon as lawsuits continue to be filed against the organizers of the festival-turned-fiasco. But make no mistake, this isn’t the first time that event fiascoes have happened. In the past […]

Marijuana and the Nightlife Industry

It would have been unthinkable 30 years ago, but as marijuana legalization continues to make inroads in some form or another in many parts of the world, many businesses are looking at the possible opportunities it offers. This is especially so in the United States, where different states find themselves progressing at differing speed toward full […]

The Concert Ticket Industry is Still in Chaos

As far anyone can remember, the ticketing process for music events has long been a problematic one. Sadly, it has only gotten worse over the years, even with the available technology that, supposedly, should be able to address these issue effectively. A recent article published in Vulture shed a spotlight on this longstanding issue and how […]

Listen to 6AM’s Pioneers of Detroit Techno Playlist

As we all know the 1980s were a landmark era in the history electronic music. It was at the end of the decade that techno began to take form, soon becoming the popular genre that we know today. All of this would not be possible if not for the pioneering efforts of artists that founded and […]

The 4 Key Reasons Why Promoters Fail

Every promoter wishes for a successful event, be it a concert, a live performance, a club night, a warehouse party or a major festival. After all, promoters spend considerable time and money to plan and execute events of all sizes. Yet sometimes, despite these efforts, there are instances that the events end up being a disappointment. […]