Kanye West Under Scrutiny for Outlandish Demands

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Oh Kanye, what are we going to do with you ? After targeting disabled fans for failing to stand up at a show, disability rights groups in Australia are demanding an apology for the remarks. In a expletive laced rant, West conveys: “I can’t do this show until everybody stand up. Unless you got a handicap pass and you get special parking and s—.”

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Guy-Manuel of Daft Punk – Solo Album in the Works?

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It’s been awhile since we’ve heard from the robots. This time though, only one of them is making the news. Rumor has it that Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo of Daft Punk is working on a solo album in a studio near Paris. By himself, Guy has produced a pretty impressive résumé. Below are some of the projects he’s helped with. We’ll let you know when more news pops up but for now we wait.

Ultra Music Festival to Implement New Age Requirements

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Having been operational for 16 years, Ultra is set to change one of their long standing policies and make the annual event accessible to patrons who are 18 and over. Promotional fliers distributed at Electric Zoo this past weekend advertise tickets going on sale soon for next year’s festival illustrating that “the safety and security of our attendees, artists/performers, and personnel are our utmost priority and concern.”

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Electric Zoo Cancels Day 3 Due To Inclement Weather

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Unfortunately, it seems as though Electric Zoo is cursed on Sundays. Last year, Electric Zoo had to cancel their final day due to two drug-related deaths. This year, the festival was called off due to inclement weather.

Storms came through and festival goers were asked to wait in covered areas on site. However, at 4:40pm, Electric Zoo cancelled the festival due to flash flood warnings and thunderstorms. For now, they’ve released a statement on their Facebook to advise festival goers with proper precautions.

KiD CuDi Collapsed During Set At North Coast Music Festival

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Saturday night, at North Coast Music Festival in Chicago, KiD CuDi collapsed during his performance of “Up Up and Away.” As seen in fan footage, CuDi steps down into the photo pit for his performance and even interacted with a few fans. After signing a fan’s album, CuDi is seen falling backwards into the hands of the security on stage. Soon after, he is carried out by staff. CuDi addressed the incident through a few tweets. Tweets and fan footage are embedded below.

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Flume: “I try to keep out of the EDM world”


Having won an impressive four awards at the ARIA Music awards of 2013, including producer of the year, Flume has been stirring the pot within the EDM world. Harley Streten has made headlines yet again- but for what seems to be a rash expression of aversion for the culture that has helped him get to where he is now. In an interview with DigitalSpy at Reading Festival, the Australian instrumentalist reveals his disconnection to the EDM world stating the following:

Commercial EDM, the crowd is f**ked up kids basically. They don’t care about the music, they want to hear one or two songs and that’s it. I prefer to play to people who actually give a s**t about the music.

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TomorrowWorld Lifts CamelBak Ban

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Festival/concert safety. It’s been a topic of discussion lately, and promoters like ID&T and Made Events are doing everything they can to ensure that their events are safe. Recently, events like Mad Decent Block Party and Electric Zoo have released extensive “banned items” lists. Some of these items include kandi and CamelBaks.

These bans have raised health concerns for festival/concert goers. The banning of kandi really doesn’t affect your health but accessibility to water definitely does. TomorrowWorld followed suit, and fans definitely noticed. So, they took action.

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