Urban planning and cultural policies often neglect electronic dance music. Now the pandemic is forcing the EDM world to come up with new strategies to survive.
DJs had to adopt live streaming during the pandemic. This new way of reaching audiences has created a whole new djing experience that is more accessible to a wider range of people.
Exposure to loud noise is the biggest preventable cause of hearing loss.
The nightlife sector was operating in crisis mode since before the current pandemic, and global strategizing for the future of after-dark industries is already well underway.
Developers will now be responsible for dealing with noise issues from nearby music venues – but it will take real community activism to prevent closures.
As former partner of TOWIE star Ferne McCann is sentenced for throwing acid in a nightclub, a criminologist considers the real reasons such attacks are on the rise.
The night time economy goes far beyond pubs and clubs.
Whatever guise they take, nightclubs offer places to experiment with new music, technology and architectural innovation.
Bringing a broader, more diverse nightlife to cities will be key to ensuring they thrive in the 21st century.
A podcast on darkness: from why it makes us scared, to what kind of nightlife can thrive in the modern city and an update on the hunt for dark matter.
The closure of one of London’s most famous clubs is part of a bigger and more worrying trend in the city.
Non-stop public transport might suit the 24-hour party people, but it could have rougher consequences for others.
Is Berlin’s underground scene in danger of going to the wall?