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Space Laces delivers with new EP, ‘Overdrive’

Ian Slider, more popularly known as Space Laces, is ascending the ranks into bass notoriety thanks to high profile collaborations and remixes with the likes of Snails and Excision. His ascenst will only continue now that the producer has released his debut EP, Overdrive, out now on Never Say Die Records. The six track compilation features collaborations […]

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Camping Under the Electric Sky: EDC 2018

As a festival built on an ethereal foundation of acceptance, imagination and an appreciation for dance music, Electric Daisy Carnival has contrived and solidified their elusive reputation in the realm of music festivals. It has grown to become one of the most distinguished dance music festivals throughout the globe, after years of creating transcendental experiences that […]

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Moonrise releases stacked lineup with Diplo, Marshmello, Kaskade, and DJ Snake as headliners

Baltimore-based Moonrise Festival has released lineup for its 2018 iteration, and the artist roster is as impressive as any this summer, with headliners including Diplo, Marshmello, Kaskade, DJ Snake, NGHTMRE, and Zeds Dead. Headliners is a relative term because the festival will also see performances from the likes of Galantis, Illenium, Excision, and 3LAU among many […]

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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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Slander and Wavedash team up for dubstep track ‘Move Back’

Excision‘s Lost Lands just announced the addition of Slander to its 2018 festival lineup, and on cue, Slander have released a new dirty dubstep track with Wavedash titled “Move Back.” With its hard drops and cutting dubstep chords, the track is sure to be a hit in the bass community, and a feature of Slander’s […]

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Headbangers, rejoice: Lost Lands’ second lineup is here

Headbangers’ head honcho, Excision, has unearthed the lineup for the second edition of Lost Lands. Following last year’s installment of colossal proportions, Lost Lands returns to Thornville, Ohio with a monumental 1,000,000 watts of bass, two full-size main stages, performances by Flux Pavilion, REZZ, Ganja White Night, Illenium, Jauz, Slander, NGHTMRE, Excision himself, and many, many more. If the event […]

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Sunset Music Festival returns to Tampa, with headliners Excision, The Chainsmokers, and Marshmello

It seems the festival circuit never sleeps in the Sunshine State. Tampa’s Sunset Music Festival, held in the Buccaneers’ Raymond James Stadium, will return for its seventh year over Memorial Day weekend (May 26-27) via Sunset Events and Donnie Disco Presents. The festival has steadily risen through the festival echelon, evolving from its single-day origins, now with its […]

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Lollapalooza announces 2018 edition with The Weeknd, Bruno Mars, Vampire Weekend, ODESZA, more

The Midwest’s premier music festival, Lollapalooza, returns to Chicago’s Grant Park August 2–5 with a newly announced lineup for the behemoth, 4-day affair. Topping the 2018 bill are The Weeknd, Bruno Mars, Jack White, Arctic Monkeys, Travis Scott, Logic, and ODESZA, and, most notably, Vampire Weekend — the band’s first live performance in four years. Other high-profile acts include Tyler, The Creater, CHVRCHES, LL Cool […]

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Camp Bisco releases 2018 lineup rife with bass artists

Come July, Camp Bisco will bring its vibrant bass campout experience back to Montage Mountain in Scranton, Pennsylvania to commemorate its fourth consecutive year at that locale this July 12–14. A roster of talent replete with the high octane bass offerings for which the festival has cultivated a loyal following, Camp Bisco’s 2018 lineup is led by The […]

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LAXX unveils track ‘Join Me’ featuring Dion Timmer in anticipation of forthcoming album [Q&A]

UK-born DJ/producer LAXX (aka James Churchill) gears up for his forthcoming debut album with the release of “Join Me,” featuring Amsterdam-native Dion Timmer. Churchill, who’s gone from creating original film soundtracks to producing hard-hitting bass music and remixing for some of the best in the game — including Jauz and Slander — decided to team-up with the […]

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Ever After Music Festival drops stacked 2018 lineup

Ever After Music Festival will be returning to Kitchener, Ontario for its fourth installment this June, and yesterday the festival dropped a stacked bass-heavy lineup. Basshead highlights include Excision going b2b with Datsik, Getter, Flux Pavilion, Illenium, and essentially the entire rest of the lineup. Claude VonStroke will be there bringing it in for the techno crowd […]

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Virtual Riot offers a satirical outline of ‘EDM News in 2055’

Monstercat mainstay Virtual Riot offers a potential shape for “EDM News in 2055” in a recent slew of tweets that show shades of the producer’s futuristic sense of humor.EDM News in 2055 – edc Vegas sells 200.000 regular and 150.000 virtual reality tickets – @porterrobinson ‘s anime renewed for another season – @steveaoki still in cryosleep […]

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Dion Timmer releases genre spanning ‘Textacy’ EP

Dion Timmer’s roots in Netherlands rave scene have come to shape him as an artist and as a tastemaker within the bass music community. Over the last year Timmer has released a flock of massive singles and even landed the coveted slot as opening act for 50+ sold out shows on Excision’s 2017 tour. Unbelievably, […]

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Lost Lands sells 15,000 tickets during 2018 pre-sale

The success of a first-year festival can often be measured by the rate at which tickets to the event sell for the festival’s following iteration.Excision‘s Lost Lands festival has accordingly emerged as an indisputable crowd favorite after selling out a pre-sale stock of 15,000 tickets to the event’s 2018 edition. Tickets to the Legend Valley-based Ohio […]

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Excision releases Lost Lands 2017 mix + 27-track compilation album [Free Download]

Excision has had a larger-than-life 2017, to say nothing of the life-size dinosaurs that marked the grounds of his inaugural bass-focused music festival, Lost Lands. Now the legendary dubstep producer has released a bite-sized mix to replace his annual Shambhala mix.For the past decade, Excision’s annual mixes have set the standard in bass music each year by defining the current […]

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Excision announces release date for annual Shambhala mix

Excision‘s seismic Shambhala mix has become a highly anticipated annual hour-long bass music enterprise to watch out for. Now, two months overdue on its release, the dubstep producer has just announced via his Twitter that the mix is undergoing its finishing touches. Excision has had a wildly successful year, having just wrapped his inaugural Lost Lands festival in the Midwest, […]

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Excision sets tentative dates for Lost Lands 2018

After the wild success of his inaugural Lost Lands festival in Thornville, Ohio, Excision is already hard at work on next year’s event.The last weekend in September, thousands of festival-goers flocked to the 1,000-person village for three days of the biggest names in dubstep. With a lineup featuring artists like Destroid, REZZ, Barely Alive, Virtual Riot, 12th Planet, Downlink, the […]

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Listen to Lost Lands live sets from Excision, Illenium, Kill The Noise & more

Excision‘s impressively executed inaugural Lost Lands festival took over Thornville, Ohio’s Legend Valley this weekend with its over 500,000 implacable watts of bass.Between a resolute Destroid reunion, a volcanic eruption, and fervent performances from the likes of REZZ, Barely Alive, Virtual Riot, 12th Planet, Downlink and more, headbangers were surely given what they came for—the upper echelon in heavy-hitting bass.  Luckily, a hefty […]

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Listen to Lost Lands live sets from Excision, Illenium, Kill The Noise & more

Excision‘s impressively executed inaugural Lost Lands festival took over Thornville, Ohio’s Legend Valley this weekend with its over 500,000 implacable watts of bass.Between a resolute Destroid reunion, a volcanic eruption, and fervent performances from the likes of REZZ, Barely Alive, Virtual Riot, 12th Planet, Downlink and more, headbangers were surely given what they came for—the upper echelon in heavy-hitting bass.  Luckily, a hefty […]

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BREAKING: Volcano at Lost Lands Festival catches fire, festival resumes

Excision‘s inaugural Lost Lands may be the most lit festival on the horizon after all, as one of the volcanoes next to the main Prehistoric Paradox stage caught fire Saturday night during Destroid.Around 11 PM a small fire began at the top of the volcano, where Destroid played their first live show together since Ultra 2016. Personnel acted quickly and […]

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