GENTRIFICATION

carnival

These Artists Are Battling the Dilution of Caribbean Sound System Culture

GAIKA's 'SYSTEM' exhibit in London and the New York-set film 'Mas Fuerte' show how gentrification could change Carnival if we're not careful.
Kamila Rymajdo
8.21.18
Noisey News

Target Apologizes for Building a Fake-Ass CBGB in the East Village

Having been criticized for taking on the legendary punk venue's aesthetic at a new Manhattan location over the weekend, the department store said blah blah blah "guest feedback" or something.
Alex Robert Ross
7.26.18
Amsterdam

24-Hour Clubs Can Totally Transform a City, Both For Better and For Worse

In Amsterdam, one of the party capitals of the world reckons with the socio-economic challenges of 24-hour nightlife.
Timo Koren
2.12.18
Features

Gentrification Has Left Techno Without a Home in São Paulo

A Kafka-esque battle for downtown space has put Brazil’s electronic music collectives and established nightclubs on opposite teams.
Amanda Cavalcanti
12.22.17
Interviews

For Primitive Man, Misery Is a Way of Life

Stream the Denver doom trio's visceral new album, 'Caustic,' and read vocalist Ethan McCarthy's thoughts on DIY, gentrification, and feeling bad.
Ben Hutcherson
10.4.17
Interviews

How Hardcore Punk Will Save Italy from Gentrification

While people are trying to turn Bologna into some kind of foodie heaven, XM24 and the local punk scene are fighting to preserve the identity of the city.
Diego De Angelis
7.31.17
Nightlife

Does It Matter That Nightlife for Queer Women in London Is Kinda Dead?

The LGBTQ clubs we have left are still primarily considered spaces for gay men—and that's not changing anytime soon.
Daisy Jones
4.26.17
Features

Long Live Islington Mill, Manchester’s Most Beloved Independent Venue

The former cotton mill has seen the likes of Björk and Peaches, and became a haven for LGBTQ+ audiences and artists—but now it faces closure.
Kamila Rymajdo
2.3.17
Photos

London's Culture Death: What the City's Best Music Venues Look Like Now

Fuck's sake.
Emma Garland and Chris Bethell
9.29.16
Features

Much More Than a DIY Haven, The Smell Is One of LA’s Most Queer-Friendly Spaces

The DIY institution's impending closure could mean the loss of a safe space for young people still grappling with their sexualities.
Artemis Thomas-Hansard
7.15.16
Interviews

Educated Little Monsters Teaches Brooklyn's Marginalized Kids to Speak Out and Make Noise

Amidst creeping gentrification, ELM encourages Brooklyn-native children to create art and fight back against oppression.
Emma May
6.17.16
Features

LA DIY Staple Pehrspace Evicted After Ten Year Run

The news comes a little more than a week after LA DIY institution The Smell received a demolition notice.
Andrea Domanick
6.9.16
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