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Amsterdam Dance Event and ACS Custom Team Up for 15% Off All Custom ACS Products During ADE

The summer is ending, that means the Amsterdam Dance Event is nearly upon us. We are excited and looking forward to this special gathering of the dance music industry with people from across the planet! ACS Custom – the world’s leading brand in custom made hearing protection and in-ear monitors (IEMs) will also be at […]

Your Hearing Is NOT Invincible

Last week a hearing protection LifeProTips Reddit post went viral, with nearly 32,800 upvotes and hundreds of comments weighing in with opinions. The original post is an insightful and explains the Redditor’s history with tinnitus, his experience with hearing protection and the advice he wishes to impart as a result. Below is the full post, including edits: […]

We Tested DownBeats Ear Plugs Inside Berghain/Panorama Bar and Tresor Berlin

Berlin, Germany’s capital city and for some the techno capital of the world alongside Detroit, where the genre was founded. While Ibiza still holds a special place as the nightlife party destination most electronic music fans seek to travel to, Berlin’s never-ending focus on quality techno and underground house music (and the iconic venues that host these […]

DownBeats Miami Music Week 2016 Recap

As always, the yearly trek to Miami Music Week is filled with plenty of day parties, night shenanigans, 24-hour affairs, little sleep and a long series of unforgettable musical moments. For DownBeats, the week also becomes a key opportunity to spread awareness on the importance of hearing protection through several programs of promotion and coordinated ear […]

Minimal Effort LA Releases Massive NYE Line-up

  Over the years, LA promoters Minimal Effort have grown by leaps and bounds through well-curated line-ups featuring heavy-hitters and talented newcomers of the underground house and techno scenes. I was in town for their 2014 Supernature Halloween party at Lot 613 with Audiofly, Luca Bacchetti, Bedouin and Droog and have since seen them expand that […]

The Pilgrimage to Ibiza 2015

Ibiza, dance music’s undisputed mecca, is the destination of hundreds of thousands every summer who make the trek to the Balearic island for a dose of some of the best nightlife our scene has to offer. Home of iconic heavyweight clubs such as Space Ibiza, Pacha, and Amnesia, the island hosts weekly residency events as […]