Tag: United States

Have You Heard Of: The US RAVE Act?

On top of Capitol Hill in Washington DC, sits a massive pile of legislations still yet to be approved, one of which is the RAVE Act or “Reducing Americans’ Vulnerability to Ecstasy Act,” introduced to the United States House of Representatives in 2002. With such a perplex and badass acronym, no other politician than Senator Joe Biden could come up with this. The RAVE Act’s primary objective was, as Biden explicated, to reduce Americans’ vulnerability to ecstasy through a vague and non-official checklist that deems any nightclub establishments that offers good’s such as glow sticks, lollipops, pacifiers or overpriced water to ... Read more

Awakenings Descends On New York City For North American Debut

Since 1997, Holland’s long-running outdoor music festival Awakenings has been a go-to destination for techno lovers around the globe. On September 4 & 5, Awakenings will make its way across the Atlantic for its North American debut with a stage at ELECTRIC ZOO: TRANSFORMED. The artists who will make up the stage’s lineup represent a sampling of what Awakenings present at their massive flagship June festival just outside Amsterdam. At Electric Zoo, techno fans can experience the debut of Get Real, the pairing of legendary techno producer and DJ Green Velvet with Claude Von Stroke, a live performance from Henrik Schwarz and ... Read more