Tag: high culture

Promoter Interview: Audio Obscura

Audio Obscura is a one of a kind events platform that carefully combines cutting edge electronic artists around the world with truly unique and culturally rich event spaces. Bridding the gap between the electronic music industry and the wider artistic market utilising unique and historic venues parallel to some of the most innovative DJs & producers. Next up, on 25 May, Audio Obscura brings a very special extended b2b set at Het Concertgebouw with Dixon & Job Jobse. Anticipating that event, and many interesting things to come, we spoke with the brains behind Audio Obscura on their plans for the ... Read more

Vienna Now Deems All Clubs As Culturally Signficant

The high culture in nightlife wars continue to rage on after the well documented troubles of London’s fabric, Chicago’s nightclubs,  and the triumph of Berlin’ Berghain’s status of cultural importance. Now, a new city: Vienna, has come to the night world’s aid, deeming ALL their nightclubs to be spaces of cultural significance and thus ridding them of the country’s 15% “entertainment tax” (it should be noted this tax only pertained to dance events and not to “standing room” style concerts. As an example, an Austrian musician was fined some €10,000 because too many people were dancing at his show). The tax ... Read more