Tag: vienna

Interview: DJ Boring

Comprised of simple, melodramatic chords, modulated acidic klangs, a syncopated, chilled out 909 groove, and (of course) a now iconic sample, DJ Boring burst onto the Dance Music scene in 2016 with the viral hit ‘Winona’. A track as much academic in defining the ennuie of a new dance music generation, as it is laid back. In an era defined by insecurity and judgement, and where few are able to make an imprint, ‘Winona’ bucked the trends that all one needs is a proper marketing apparatus, instead going back to the time tested truth that talent and approach will always ... 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