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Are Mega-Corporations and Wall Street Killing Electronic Dance Music?

Huge corporations are acquiring rave promotion companies across America, and no one's psyched but Wall Street.

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As the Future of Music Coalition  points out, there’s a chasm of difference between what we consider a “better dance music experience,” and what a white-collar corporate mogul considers a better dance music experience. Especially when his favorite musician is Bob Dylan.

Julianne Escobedo Shepherd is an associate editor at AlterNet and a Brooklyn-based freelance writer and editor. Formerly the executive editor of The FADER, her work has appeared in VIBE, SPIN, New York Times and various other magazines and websites.