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Bassnectar & Electric Forest partner with TWLOHA to premiere video for National Suicide Prevention week

In a recent interview with Westword, Lorin Ashton revealed that he had previously worked for a national suicide prevention hotline. That’s why, when he wasn’t busy headlining this year’s 2016 gathering, the Electric Forest resident teamed up with nonprofit partner To Write Love on Her Arms (TWLOHA) to release a gripping, emotional video project.“Your story is important.”That’s the key message […]

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Pasquale Rotella discusses Gary Richards leaving HARD, big changes on the horizon for EDC brand

In an Instagram Live address to his fans on August 6th, Electric Daisy Carnival‘s owner and poster boy, Pasquale Rotella, discussed myriad issues concerning the dance music industry, his company Insomniac, and it’s relationship to HARD Events, and big changes on the horizon for EDC structuring and mission. Here are a few keys highlights from the address.EDC New […]

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Habstrakt offers a high-octane guest mix for Insomniac’s ‘Night Owl Radio’

After going back to back with Dirtyphonics just shy of a month ago at EDC Las Vegas, French bass connoisseur Habstrakt has blessed the internet with a mix for Insomniac’s Night Owl Radio.His invigorating, 31-minute house mix includes everything from his iconic “Chicken Soup” track with Skrillex to an epic “Bad and Boujee” edit. It’s chock-full of […]

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Pasquale Rotella is considering new dates for EDC Las Vegas 2018

Earlier in June, Insomniac Events’ CEO Pasquale Rotella revealed in an Instagram live stream that “big changes” were on the horizon for next year’s Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas.In a market that is ever changing and expanding, the desire to maintain control, festival experience, and ultimately attendee safety is perpetually pressing. After this year’s unfortunate, presumed heat-related fatality, Rotella […]

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John O’Callaghan & Subculture bring high caliber tech and uplifting trance to LA [Event Review]

Southern California has seen a recent resurgence of interest in trance, and Insomniac’s Dreamstate brand has operated as somewhat of a contemporary Medici family in regards to bringing quality and often hard-to-get artists within the genre over to large LA settings. July 1 saw the entity invite John O’Callaghan and his Subculture colleagues and peers to take over […]

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Don Diablo set to play special extended set at Exchange LA

Both on the road and in the studio, Don Diablo has had perhaps his most prolific year yet. In a mere six months, the Dutch artist has released an impressive number of remixes and originals, provided his debut Essential Mix for BBC Radio 1, and announced a studio album to come in the fall.Amid a jam-packed […]

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Pasquale Rotella announces ‘big changes’ to EDC are on the horizon

Last weekend, Electric Daisy Carnival returned to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway for its 2017 iteration. The festival, which drew roughly 135,000 attendees for each day of its three-day tenure, boasts the claim of being the largest music festival in the country this year. However, Insomniac’s flagship event was not without its setbacks.Though, statistically speaking, […]

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Parents of dead EDC attendee suing Insomniac, Live Nation

On June 12, 2015 during that year’s Electric Daisy Carnival, 24-year-old Nicholas Austin Tom overdosed after ingesting MDMA. His parents are now suing the production companies behind the event, Insomniac Holdings and Live Nation Entertainment, alleging that the two companies were unprepared to offer adequate medical assistance at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway when their son […]

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Slander & NGHTMRE announce Gud Vibrations show at the NOS Events Center

Slander and NGHTMRE are bringing their Gud Vibrations show back to Southern California, hosting their very own mini festival inside the NOS Events Center on Saturday, July 29.  As announced this past weekend at EDC Las Vegas, the trio of producers will perform a b2b set featuring the sizable “Atom”, which was a central component […]

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Insomniac releases statement responding to death of EDC attendee

This past weekend, Electric Daisy Carnival drew roughly 135,000 people each day to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the 21st edition of the festival. Throughout the three-day gathering, event producers Insomniac put thorough attention into providing continuously accessible medical staff spread across the venue. Statistically speaking, EDC encountered a low number of health issues from attendees, with […]

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The New Spider-Man Game Won’t Let You Kill Anybody

This year’s Sony E3 conference closed on an impressive demo of Insomniac’s upcoming open-world Spider-Man game. I checked out an alternate playthrough and on the show floor, and while creative director Bryan Intihar was tight-lipped when it came to specifics, he did give me a handful of interesting tidbits.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Alan Walker & Alex Skrindo – Sky (Original Mix)

Alan Walker’s latest release, “Sky,” is recognizably similar to his seminal hit, “Faded,” which bodes well for the song’s hopeful reach, given the astronomical streaming numbers which the older single received.In composing “Sky,” Walker transfers similar melodies as those from”Faded” into a fast-paced format, endowing it with a new flair entirely. “Sky” is a collaboration with Alex Skrindo, and is featured in Insomniac […]

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EDC Las Vegas announces individual stage lineups

With just over a week away until the commencement of Insomniac’s pride and joy project, Electric Daisy Carnival has announced its single stage lineups. Bringing in newcomers and EDC veterans from all corners of the world, this year’s event awards attendees with eight over-the-top designed stages and a combined lineup of the most upcoming, and timeless talent […]

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Middlelands will not return to Texas Renaissance Festival grounds in 2018

As rumors began circulating among the so-called “Middlelands Clan” across the Internet today, May 19, the inaugural group of festival attendees had their worst fears confirmed. According to a local news outlet, KHOU, Middlelands will not be returning to the Texas Renaissance Festival (TRF) grounds in 2018 amid noise complaints from local residents after this year’s (albeit […]

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Get a sneak peek at EDC’s mainstage design and stream schedule

Though EDC Las Vegas is still a month away, their tireless event team is likely already working in overdrive to generate the jaw dropping production for which the festival is known. Insomniac founder Pasquale Rotella shared a preview of what is likely the kineticFIELD main stage design via Instagram, teasing fans with a first look at the Gaia theme which […]

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Audiotistic is returning to the Bay Area

After a six-year hiatus, Audiotistic is returning to Northern California. Produced by Insomniac, the festival has locked in a diverse range of acts for its triumphant revival at the Shoreline Amphitheater and Grounds in Mountain View, California.Among the artists heading to NorCal for the festival are the likes of Marshmello, Flosstradamus, NGHTMRE, Keys N Krates, […]

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