Links we love. Music news from June 2016

Glastonbury, DC Musical History Tour, how property developers and gentrification are irreversibly shaping New York City’s dance music scene, the untold story of the first U.S. rock festival, the little known story of Pulse, the Orlando nightclub, and a new TV series by Almost Famous director, Cameron Crowe



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  • This year’s Glastonbury featured the festival’s first ever area exclusively for women. [Fact]
  • 10 Nostalgic Stops on the DC Musical History Tour [Washingtonian]
  • Party promoters in New York are part of a complex game that most don’t even know they’re playing. Max Pearl reports on how property developers and gentrification are irreversibly shaping the city’s dance music scene. [Resident Advisor]
  • The Untold and Deeply Stoned Story of the First U.S. Rock Festival: How the Doors, Byrds and nearly 30 other bands, a pack of Hells Angels and a lot of drugs made history at Fantasy Fair & Magic Mountain [Rolling Stone]
  • The Little Known Story of Pulse, an Orlando Nightclub Founded on Love [Thump]
  • Almost Famous director, Cameron Crowe has developed a new TV show entitled Roadies, “the unsung heroes of rock”. Developed by Showtime, the first episode aired on June 25. Along with Vinyl, The Get Down and Nashville, what a time for music-based TV shows don’t ya think? [Consequence of Sound] [Showtime]

    Check out the trailer for Roadies:

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