Archive | EDC Las Vegas

Borgeous and Zack Martino team up for progressive house anthem ‘Make Me Yours’

Newcomer Zack Martino has teamed up with veteran progressive house extraordinaire Borgeous for a new collaboration titled “Make Me Yours.” Those who witnessed Borgeous perform at EDC Las Vegas saw the producer debut the song, and since then, fans have anxiously awaited the track’s full release. Soaring vocals merge with a catchy melody to give the track the […]

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NGHTMRE previews new collaboration with The Chainsmokers

NGHTMRE has had a stream of high-profile collaborations in the past year with the likes of Dillon Francis and Ghastly, proving there’s no stopping him. The LA-based producer played a collaboration he has coming out with The Chainsmokers during his EDC Las Vegas set. The track showcases a different direction for both NGHTMRE and The […]

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Yellow Claw brings out ‘Cash Me Outside’ girl at EDC – much to crowd’s dismay

DJ, turn it down. Amsterdam trap duo Yellow Claw has long been a crowd favorite when it comes to bass-boomin’ beats, but their recent performance at EDC Las Vegas flopped among attendees when the DJs brought the infamous “Cash Me Outside” girl, Danielle Bregoli, as their surprise special guest. Although Bregoli has enjoyed success in […]

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Tiësto honors Avicii with 12-minute tribute during EDC

In the month since Avicii‘s passing, DJs and producers around the world have paid homage to the pioneering artist with heartfelt tributes. And while he will no longer grace the world’s main stages playing for thousands of ecstatic fans, Avicii was there in spirit at EDC Las Vegas 2018. Godfather of EDM Tiësto carved out more […]

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Stream all the best sets from day 1 of EDC Las Vegas 2018

With the first day of EDC Las Vegas in the rearview, Dancing Astronaut looks forward to its other two days of music from some of the most forward-thinking acts in the industry. Luckily, for those that couldn’t catch the vibes under the electric sky, EDC Las Vegas will be live streaming the entire weekend. This year, Insomniac’s launched […]

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This new AR app is here to save you from ever getting lost at a festival again, just in time for EDC Las Vegas

How many times have you been to a festival, only to spend an hour wandering around the campgrounds looking for your tent? A tent which, by the way, looks exactly like a thousand other tents surrounding you? The Beacon app from tech companies Flaregun and ShiftPod is here to help you with exactly that. Their app uses […]

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Monstercat to revamp EDC Vegas Art Car

Just in time for one of EDM’s most quintessential weekends, independent label and omnipresent force in the electronic music domain, Monstercat has released the lineup for its second curation of EDC Vegas‘ Kalliope Art Car on May 19. Monstercat’s sensational first year at the 2017 Art Car featured a wildly attended set from Kayzo. This year, […]

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Win a chance to ride a helicopter with Kaskade or take a DJ lesson with A-Trak during EDC Vegas

EDC Las Vegas has partnered with Surreal, a fundraising platform for festivals that connects artists to their fans through unforgettable experiences. The organization has announced nine unreal opportunities in association with EDC Las Vegas from May 18–20. Fans who donate online will be entered for a chance to win experiences with some of EDC Las Vegas’ […]

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Insomniac fills out robust 2018 EDC week with over 25 artists and 14 new shows

Insomniac added over 25 new artists and 14 events to the fifth annual EDC week in Las Vegas, coinciding with the festival’s 22nd annual installment.  In doing so, the festival welcomes 14 signature party experiences during the week of May 16–23, including the hardstyle focused Basscon Pool Party and two dubstep-fueled Bassrush parties, along with a variety […]

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EDC promotes inclusion and diversity in latest trailer

In a new trailer released for the festival, EDC founder Pasquale Rotella promotes the theme of “all are welcome here.” The three-minute video celebrates the upcoming 22nd annual event in an all-embracing way — with clips of festivalgoers of all walks of life as a voiceover by Rotella details the diversity of the fest’s attendees. “No […]

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Insomniac pairs with LiveXLive for new streaming, VR venture

As the force behind events like Electric Daisy Carnival, Beyond Wonderland, and Nocturnal Wonderland, Insomniac has long been at the forefront of festival innovation. The Pasqualle Rotella-helmed juggernaut is never one to sit idly by, exemplified by the quick changes made to its flagship event, EDC, following its 2017 iteration. Now, the company announced a new partnership […]

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Insomniac pairs with LiveXLive for new streaming, VR venture

As the force behind events like Electric Daisy Carnival, Beyond Wonderland, and Nocturnal Wonderland, Insomniac has long been at the forefront of festival innovation. The Pasqualle Rotella-helmed juggernaut is never one to sit idly by, exemplified by the quick changes made to its flagship event, EDC, following its 2017 iteration. Now, the company announced a new partnership […]

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The OFFICIAL 2018 EDC Las Vegas lineup is here, and it’s worth the wait

“Headliners” rejoice, for Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas’ 2018 lineup has at last arrived. Insomniac CEO Pasquale Rotella surprised EDC Las Vegas ticket holders with a unique Valentine that among other treats, contained candy hearts printed with the names of a select few artists scheduled to perform at the event’s 22nd iteration from May 18-20. […]

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EDC Las Vegas announces theme, lineup details for 2018 via Valentine’s mailers [DETAILS]

Ticket holders of Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas 2018 will find an unusual Valentine in Insomniac CEO, Pasquale Rotella. “Headliners” around the country will by now have discovered a surprise Valentine’s Day present from Rotella in their mailboxes, but the candy enclosed in the holiday packages isn’t typical Valentine’s Day fare. Ticket holders rather received […]

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Insomniac’s Electric Daisy Carnival will see worldwide expansion, new stage designs, logos & more [DETAILS]

It’s a big year for Insomniac.The electronic events enterprise looks not only to its 25th anniversary this year, but to international expansion which will see Insomniac’s flagship Electric Daisy Carnival event migrate to Japan and China in 2018. “We’re planning on announcing a few more international stops,” writes Insomniac CEO, Pasquale Rotella, in a recent […]

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Stream EDC Orlando 2017 sets from Marshmello, KSHMR, NGHTMRE, A-Trak b2b Diplo & more

80,000 fans descended upon EDC Orlando this past weekend to take in one last festival before the end of the 2017 season. From Marshmello closing out Friday night to A-Trak doing a b2b set with Diplo, EDC’s lineup had no shortage of heavy-hitters and exciting acts.Greek Goddess Gaia of Mother Earth was the fixture of the elaborate mainstage and was complemented by waterfalls, flames, and […]

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EDC Las Vegas to include camping in 2018

For the first time ever, EDC Las Vegas attendees will be able to camp under the electric sky via Camp EDC. Insomniac has decided to bring camping amenities to the internationally renowned festival to give patrons a more comprehensive experience, though not in the traditional down-in-the-mud format one might expect.With new festival dates falling in the middle May, 17–21, mitigating the […]

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EDC Las Vegas to include camping in 2018

For the first time ever, EDC Las Vegas attendees will be able to camp under the electric sky via Camp EDC. Insomniac has decided to bring camping amenities to the internationally renowned festival to give patrons a more comprehensive experience, though not in the traditional down-in-the-mud format one might expect.With new festival dates falling in the middle May, 17–21, mitigating the […]

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10 tidbits we learned from Pasquale Rotella’s Reddit AMA

Yesterday, Reddit got the chance to get up close & personal with Pasquale, AMA style.The Insomniac head has been at the center of industry buzz lately, recently revealing the long-expected, large changes coming to Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas. Ever a person of interest for electronic dance music fans everywhere, given his influence in the dance […]

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BREAKING: EDC Las Vegas changes are here and they’re HUGE

 EDC Las Vegas has announced a number of major structural and logistic changes set to take effect for the festival’s 2018 installmentEDC will occur a month earlier than in previous years, slated for May 18th-20th this yearEDC will offer extended festival hours, opening the festival with early-entry opening ceremoniesInsomniac has unveiled a new camping program […]

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