In 2010, following the tragic death of 15-year-old Sasha Rodriguez at Electric Daisy Carnival, the county of Los Angeles formed a Rave Task Force to address the public health and safety issues inherent at large-scale electronic music events.
One of the recommendations made by the task force was to commission a public service announcement (PSA) regarding the dangers of drugs–and especially ecstasy. URB.com was hired to create this PSA, which featured six of the world’s biggest DJs highlighting basic safety techniques and harm reduction strategies when consuming potentially dangerous drugs at these events.
- Rolling on Ecstasy, can cause heart problems, brain damage, stroke, And possibly death! - Take breaks to cool off. Sip sports drinks or water. - Avoid energy drinks and caffeine. And don’t mix drugs and alcohol. - …
Seattle was afire last night as the West Coast’s finest DJs took stage and lit up the dance floor during the sold out Red Bull Thre3Style regional qualifier. Hosted by McClarron, Six DJs came together from across the West Coast to prove their supremacy as the top party DJ, in hopes to be crowned champ. Competing DJs included: DJ Cide (Seattle), DJ Compose (Hawaii), D-JR (Los Angeles), Chris Cutz (San Diego), J Espinoza (San Francisco) and DJ Scene (Seattle/Las Vegas). After an intense battle, DJ Scene was crowned winner and will move on to compete in the Red Bull Thre3Style National Finals in Los Angeles on April 5, 2013 at Lure. D-JR and DJ Compose finished second and third respectively and will compete in the …
Red Bull Thre3Style returns to Seattle for the next round of the global DJ competition. Starting in January 2013, top DJs from across the world began to battle for the coveted title of Red Bull Thre3style National Champion – a title that comes with bragging rights, a stamp of approval from
some of the best DJs in the world including DJ Jazzy Jeff, Z-Trip and A-Trak and a ticket to compete in the Red Bull Thre3style World Finals in December. With the first round completed, the six remaining West Coast DJs will now travel to Seattle to face off for a spot in the U.S. National
Qualifier, which will be held in Los Angeles in April.
Red Bull Thre3Style is an innovative concept that gives highly skilled DJs a global platform …
Our continuing coverage of the Voodoo Music Experience continues with an exclusive stream of the mash-up godfather and DJ du-jour, Z-Trip.
Considered one of the pillars of the DJ community, and one of our close, personal favorite musicians, Z-Trip brought the house down at the last VME, and helps to paint a sonic picture of what to expect in the next few hours. After covering Z-Trip extensively through his career, expect an exclusive look-see in what he’s up to in the coming weeks. In the meantime, take a listen at the stream above and stay tuned to our on going coverage through the weekend.
On November 1st in San Francisco, Myspace Presents: Feel The Music with DJ sets from Z-Trip and Switch (formerly of Major Lazer). The event is FREE with RSVP so head to feelthemusic.eventbrite.com to reserve your place. Early arrival suggested!!