Archive | Electric Zoo

Crankdat spins some fresh IDs in new Diplo and Friends mix

Christian Smith, a.k.a. Crankdat became a breakout star through remixes for Zeds Dead, Jaden Smith, San Holo, and more. In addition, he’s added some equally successful originals to the portfolio, with his most recent being “Need Somebody.” Now, it seems this positive traction has caught Diplo‘s attention, as the rising producer has officially made his debut […]

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Electric Zoo announces ferocious phase two line-up additions: Alesso, Tiësto, Chris Lorenzo, Destructo, and more

Made Event‘s titanic New York-based festival, Electric Zoo, is celebrating its tenth birthday this Labor Day Weekend, August 31st–September 2nd. To mark the momentous double-digit occasion, the wildlife-themed event has added two more headlining artists in Alesso and Tiësto to join the star-studded cast of talent that already tops the 2018 bill: Kaskade, Marshmello, Martin Garrix, and Virtual Self. Other notable acts […]

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Electric Zoo unveils first phase of tenth anniversary lineup

Made Event’s New York-based electronic veteran, Electric Zoo will reach double-digits this year. Slated to return to its long time home of Randall’s Island Park on Labor Day Weekend from August 31–September 2, Electric Zoo’s celebration of a decade of production will see dance music titans Kaskade, Marshmello, Martin Garrix, and Virtual Self as event headliners. The […]

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Electric Zoo announces 10 year anniversary dates & pre-sale ticket information

New York City’s pre-eminent electronic music festival Electric Zoo has announced the dates for its milestone 10th anniversary edition. Taking place Labor Day weekend August 31 – September 2 at Randall’s Island Park, Electric Zoo: The Big 10 promises to be a birthday blow-out of the most epic proportions. The Big 10 will celebrate the wild […]

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Fareoh & SMLE – BYM

“I’m a very beautiful young man” proclaims the vocal sample in New York native Fareoh and Miami-based SMLE‘s newest collaboration. The former has performed in front of audiences at festivals like Electric Zoo and Nocturnal Wonderland, while the latter has begun to accrue a massive following over the past few months, courtesy of a consistent flow of releases. With […]

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Reminisce on Electric Zoo with this exclusive set from Tritonal [LISTEN]

New York City saw yet another successful edition of Electric Zoo pass through it in September. The weekend was a particularly monumental one for the East Coast institution, which saw the reunion of both Deadmau5 & Eric Prydz as well as Sasha & John Digweed within its confines. Furthermore, 2017 was also the year in […]

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Shaun Frank talks Electric Zoo, songwriting, and his “Rave Dad” moniker

For Shaun Frank, the future isn’t illustrated in various “Shades of Grey,” but rather in brilliant Technicolor. The Canadian quadruple-threat singer, songwriter, DJ, and producer is riding a career defining high, closing out the summer festival season with a performance at Electric Zoo’s Main Stage, notably his “biggest festival of the summer.” In witnessing the close of […]

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Watch This: deadmau5 and Eric Prydz b2b at Electric Zoo

Electric Zoo won’t celebrate its tenth anniversary until next year, but that didn’t stop the New York-based festival from booking a closing b2b Sunday set that was the stuff of an Ibiza fantasy. Of the caliber expected from a festival’s milestone anniversary closer, EZoo’s ability to secure an Eric Prydz and deadmau5 b2b performance has set […]

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Gary Richards to serve as the President of LiveStyle’s U.S. operations

No “HARD” feelings, but Gary Richards has moved on.New beginnings pic.twitter.com/nE7DuhuYFT— Destructo (@DestructoHARD) September 2, 2017The news that Richards and Live Nation had called it quits surfaced about a month ago, when Richards and the promotional entity formally ended their operating agreement. Despite Richards’ accreditation as the founder of the HARD Events brand, HARD remains a […]

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Gary Richards’ new career move is running Electric ZOO

Early August brought along one of the biggest news bombs of 2017: the official departure of Gary Richards, lovingly known by his stage name Destructo, from HARD Events. Stirring the pot even more was his lack of involvement or presence at his crown jewel event of Holy Ship.Richards seemed quite collected and content about the […]

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Thomas Jack

Electric Zoo 2017: Thomas Jack on the ‘discovery and curation’ that drives his career [Interview]

Thomas Jack is in the midst of a transformative musical journey. The Australian DJ and producer rose to prominence in early 2013 after coining the term tropical house and leading the trend in the buoyant and breezy melodic genre. The evocative atmospherics of the genre grew so quickly, in fact, that it could be heard […]

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Electric Zoo 2017: Paul Kalkbrenner discusses why he went ‘Back to the Future’ [Interview]

Few embody the title of “dance music veteran” as thoroughly as Paul Kalkbrenner. Since the turn of the millennium, the German artist has played many roles in the scene.  Kalkbrenner is revered in the techno community for his intricate live shows and productions for labels ranging from Sony, to Ellen Allien’s BPitch, and his own label, Paul Kalkbrenner Musik. He also quite literally […]

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Check out Electric Zoo’s set times and afterparties with Excision, Snails, and Drezo

Electric Zoo, undoubtably New York City’s premier electronic music festival, will return to Randall’s Island as festival season inches closer to its close. Now, Electric Zoo has announced official, all-night after parties taking place at historic NYC venues in both Manhattan and Brooklyn.The exclusive after parties in Manhattan are taking place at 637 W 50th Street, […]

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Electric Zoo Adds ZEDD, Galantis, Armin van Buuren And More To 2017 Festival Lineup

Last month, New York City’s premiere electronic music festival Electric Zoo announced their massive Initial Lineup for their 2017 festival. And with names like DJ Snake, Deadmau5, Above & Beyond and Eric Prydz, Oliver Heldens, Martin Solveig, Yellow Claw, Shaun Frank, Lost Kings, Alan Walker, Audien, Excision, NGHTMRE, Seven Lions, Tchami, Thomas Jack and tons […]

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