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Electric Forest officially pulls plug on 2020, plots 2021 return

At this point it looked inevitable, but now Electric Forest has officially been shelved for the year, looking to return in 2021. The 2020 iteration of the festival has been in jeopardy since the rest of the season’s event circuit began folding in early March, culminating in a denied request by organizers to postpone the […]

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Rothbury Village Council votes down request to postpone Electric Forest

During a special meeting Thursday evening, the Rothbury Village Council voted 5 to 2 against the request by Madison House Presents to postpone the soldout 2020 installment of Electric Forest Festival to September 10-13. Rumors have circulated about the festival in Rothbury, Michigan being moved from June 25-28 to the second weekend in September, but […]

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Rothbury Village Council votes down request to postpone Electric Forest

During a special meeting Thursday evening, the Rothbury Village Council voted 5 to 2 against the request by Madison House Presents to postpone the soldout 2020 installment of Electric Forest Festival to September 10-13. Rumors have circulated about the festival in Rothbury, Michigan being moved from June 25-28 to the second weekend in September, but […]

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Mija toys with idealism, with ‘Digressions’ [Stream]

Though her FK A GENRE movement may be in her rearview, Mija keeps the motto close, invoking its untethered ethos on “Digressions,”— her latest song from impending LP, Desert Trash.  The latest track from the album begins with Mija greeting a familiar stranger over tender keys. But then, blissful liquid drum ‘n’ bass madness washes […]

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Louis The Child get groovy on ‘Don’t Mind’

Fresh off announcing the Here For Now 2020 tour with the likes of Jai Wolf, San Holo, and What So Not as support, dance duo Louis the Child have released their newest song, “Don’t Mind.” As potentially the latest single from their debut concept album, this upbeat track is group’s first to feature vocals from […]

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Electric Forest will celebrate 10th anniversary with stacked lineup featuring Major Lazer, Flume, Bassnectar, and more

As a new decade is ushered in, Electric Forest will celebrate the completion of its first 10 years with another incredible lineup of artists. In June of 2020, music lovers will gather once again in the forests of Michigan to witness over 100 acts practice their artform. Headliners for the four-day extravaganza include neo-psychedelic group […]

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Electric Forest approved for 10-year extension

Electric Forest‘s hometown of Rothbury, Michigan will reportedly welcome the venerated dance music/jam band festival for another 10 years, thanks to the village council’s 5-2 vote on Monday in favor of extending event producers, Madison House’s permits. The new permit’s body text allows for the potential of an additional early arrival day, which most recently […]

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Electric Forest likely to be extended for 10th anniversary in 2020

Electric Forest is coming up on a big birthday in 2020. The festival is set to kick off its tenth iteration next year, and while details have yet to be officially confirmed, it seems Electric Forest may extend it’s current four-day format to mark the occasion. Earlier this year, Costa Rica’s Envision Festival announced expansion […]

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Electric Forest likely to be extended for 10th anniversary in 2020

Electric Forest is coming up on a big birthday in 2020. The festival is set to kick off its tenth iteration next year, and while details have yet to be officially confirmed, it seems Electric Forest may extend it’s current four-day format to mark the occasion. Earlier this year, Costa Rica’s Envision Festival announced expansion […]

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Wuki enlists Ship Wrek for another infectious homage to Daft Punk on ‘Techno Logic’

WUKILEAKS is the (now-not-so-hidden) gem account for DJs across the Internet—a project that started approximately three years ago by Kris Berman—better known as Wuki. The Denver-based producer started off with mash-ups of Busta Rhymes, the Six Flags-famed “We Like To Party” theme, and more, all of which instantly exploded into DJ sets everywhere. One year […]

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Deadmau5 primed to deliver new Essential Mix as Testpilot

It seems deadmau5 is perennially hard at work. From consistently live streaming his creation process for fans and overhauling his Cube rig for the third time, to scoring films and pulling double duty at Ultra this year, performing under both his deadmau5 and Testpilot monikers, it seems Joel Zimmerman rarely takes a moment to smell the […]

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deadmau5 shares his Testpilot set from Electric Forest 2018

A lover of all things analog, Joel Zimmerman indulging his penchant for techno is a perfectly logical next step in the esteemed producer’s career. After launching his Testpilot alias for that exact reason more than five years ago and creating cryptic social media pages under the Testpilot name earlier this week, Zimmerman has shared his […]

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ODESZA, Bassnectar, Zeds Dead, and Kygo top impeccably curated Electric Forest 2019 lineup

Electric Forest is pulling out all the stops for their single 2019 edition. The festival recently scaled back their two weekend offering back to their original one weekend format, though organizers were quick to even it out with the delivery of 2019’s lineup. To say next year’s billing is stacked would be an understatement — […]

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Relive your favorite sets of Electric Forest 2018

Electric Forest has just wrapped its 8th annual gathering, and the Insomniac/Madison House produced event seems to grow exponentially with each passing year. Complete with spectacular new stages, yet another expertly curated 2018 line-up, and new crevasses to explore at every corner of the grounds, it’s no wonder Sherwood Forest is a place that draws […]

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Two people have been missing since the wrap up of Electric Forest’s second weekend

Police are still searching for two men that have been missing since Electric Forest wrapped up its second weekend. The festival, held in Rothbury, Michigan, took place over the two weekends between June 21 and July 1. The two men in question are named Zach Greeson and Kevin Graves, who went missing at different times […]

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Dozens arrested at this year’s Electric Forest

This year’s edition of Electric Forest closed out its second weekend just days ago, and the police reports from the festival have begun to make their way into the news. Michigan State Police, contracted to patrol the festival over its eight days, are reporting that 27 people were arrested and another 31 are expected to […]

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BREAKING: Severe weather causes Electric Forest shutdown

Storms have descended on Rothbury, Michigan and Double JJ Ranch, where weekend 2 of Insomniac’s Electric Forest is currently underway.  A DA staff member on the ground states, “it’s dumping [rain] and lightning is hitting right outside the sight.” We’re getting word via social media that as a result, the festival has been shut down […]

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Electric Forest partners with To Write Love on Her Arms for Breaking Barriers project

When Bassnectar released a heart wrenching video in conjunction with Electric Forest and To Write Love on Her Arms (TWLOHA), the creative PSA went immediately viral with over 1.5 million views on Facebook. The video featured footage inside Sherwood Forest, where several roaming Forest Family members were captured answering a ringing telephone. On the other end of the line was Lorin […]

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Watch Bassnectar premiere new music at Electric Forest weekend 1

If there is one thing that has become a certainty over the past few years, it’s that Bassnectar will be testing out and releasing new album material at Electric Forest. The EF resident has used past years to premiere his Into The Sun LP and Reflective EP material; and the 2018 edition of Insomniac & Madison […]

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