The uprising of drugs in the EDM scene and the impact it has.
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Major Lazer Take Aim at Media Over EDM Show Drug Deaths - RollingStone.com

Major Lazer Take Aim at Media Over EDM Show Drug Deaths - RollingStone.com | The uprising of drugs in the EDM scene and the impact it has. | Scoop.it
RollingStone.com Major Lazer Take Aim at Media Over EDM Show Drug Deaths RollingStone.com Dance and EDM artists have been enduring an onslaught of unwelcome attention in the wake of the deaths at New York's Electric Zoo and a Zedd show in Boston...
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This article by the rolling stone shows the insight of one of the biggest dj's in the edm world diplp. He says that the use of drugs has no connection to the music and it is just poor decision making by young users. He says that people need to see the postives that edm bring to the world. 

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College Girl Dies After 6 Hits Of Ecstasy

The EDM scene is in shock after at least one overdose death at the Electric Zoo concert. The 20-year-old college student allegedly took 6 hits of Molly befor...
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The video by TYT university above describes the events that happend at new yorks Electric Zoo music festival. The video describes the negative light that has been shed on the EDM event and the edm industry in general. They describe how it is a shame that everyone that goes to edm events is seen as drug users which is not true at all. 

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Molly Wars: how Magnetic Magazine misses the point - University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

Molly Wars: how Magnetic Magazine misses the point - University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News | The uprising of drugs in the EDM scene and the impact it has. | Scoop.it
Molly Wars: how Magnetic Magazine misses the point University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News Diplo, who's worth $15 million from selling the music that's popular at these festivals, talked to Rolling Stone about drug use following the deaths at the...
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The use of drugs in the EDM scene has been on the uprise as it has been braught to attention by media sources like never before. The article about states how the use of drugs in the EDM world is always going to be a factor. 

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Afrojack, Kaskade And More DJs Insist Molly Has Nothing To Do With EDM - MTV.com (blog)

Afrojack, Kaskade And More DJs Insist Molly Has Nothing To Do With EDM - MTV.com (blog) | The uprising of drugs in the EDM scene and the impact it has. | Scoop.it
Afrojack, Kaskade And More DJs Insist Molly Has Nothing To Do With EDM MTV.com (blog) After two drug-related deaths at Electric Zoo and the recent banning of all "EDM" performances at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, the relationship...
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The article above published by mtv, relects again on the use of drugs in the EDM scene. In this article mtv has contacted the leading dj's in the industry, they have spoken and all agreed that the drugs and the music are not the soul connection of the abuse. The dj's also stated how it is a shame how this negative light is over shadowing the edm scene, and it is not being seen for its sign of peace and love.  

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Electronic music brings me happiness, but it also has a dark side - Borderzine

Electronic music brings me happiness, but it also has a dark side - Borderzine | The uprising of drugs in the EDM scene and the impact it has. | Scoop.it
Borderzine Electronic music brings me happiness, but it also has a dark side Borderzine Just at the end of August, widely known German DJ, Zedd, who produced the hit “Clarity,” cancelled his second date at the House of Blues in Boston after drug...
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The article above talks and dicusses the use of drugs in the EDM world and the impact that they have. Int he article the authors states how impact of edm can be so postive, bringing people together as one, from all around the world, for the common love or raving. The author also reflects on the negatives of drugs use at these events, overdosing has lead to cancellations of shows, and even deaths to edm fans all around the world. 

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