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Adam Beyer and Eric Prydz speculated to perform at EDC Las Vegas 2019

EDC Las Vegas ranks amongst the top electronic music festivals in the world, drawing in veteran attendees and newcomers with each year. Fans have been patiently awaiting the 2019 lineup reveal, and festival don Pasquale Rotella might have just dropped an apparent hint to the first headliners.   Posted to Rotella’s Instagram profile is a […]

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There’s a new Getter album in the works

Getter fans are buzzing about the California-based DJ’s latest Tweet, announcing that another album is in the works: making another album — (@GetterOfficial) February 11, 2019 This project will be a follow up to his 2018 Visceral LP released on mau5trap. While those three words are the only details, the LP’s experimental sounds have staying power, which […]

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DUCKY shares Valentine’s Day EP, ‘I Still Believe In Love’ [Stream]

DUCKY is aiding listeners in seeing the only red that matters this Valentine’s Day with her I Still Believe In Love EP. The aptly titled, four-track EP arrives on through her own Quackhouse imprint. DUCKY’s painted persona washes over the tracks; her honeyed vocals serve as an animated focal point of the gamey, melodic dubstep […]

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New documentary takes a deep dive into earlier rave culture in its case study of the first-ever Electric Daisy Carnival event [Watch]

With various versions of its flagship event spanning a series of locations like Orlando and Mexico, it’s certainly safe to say that Insomniac’s flagship event, Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC), has catalyzed an electronic wave of live event activity of seismic proportions following its inaugural iteration in 2010. Nine years later, a new documentary invites electronic music fans […]

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Wuki & Ape Drums release long-awaited ID, ‘Bed Squeak’

Insomniac has signed on one of Wuki‘s prized weapons throughout 2018 until now. “Bed Squeak” is a truly nuclear production, built to shatter bones and eardrums alike with a heavy trap drop that works in tangent with shrill, robotic synthwork for maximum destruction. When listening, it’s hard not to feel like the Ape Drums-assisted tune […]

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Good Morning Mix: A-Trak and Claude VonStroke drip in finesse on episode 177 of Night Owl Radio

Insomniac CEO by day, electronic musician matchmaker by night, Pasquale Rotella has long been bringing dance music’s most dynamic DJs together under the Night Owl Radio umbrella–the most recent installment of the late-night serial not withstanding. A credit to Rotella’s curative expertise, episode 177 of Night Owl Radio sees Rotella purvey two musical masterminds, A-Trak […]

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Audien walks us through his favorite jams ahead of Holy Ship! [Exclusive]

A new year is approaching, and with it comes the 12th Holy Ship! edition. Setting sail on January 5, guests will be treated to an array of top tier talent from all over the dance music spectrum; from low-end madness offered up by 4B, JAUZ, and QUIX, to slices of techno by Nicole Moudaber and […]

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Electric Daisy Carnival is coming to South Korea

Insomniac is breaking new ground in Seoul, South Korea as part of its flagship festival Electric Daisy Carnival’s (EDC) ever-growing global expansion. The event will take place in amusement park Seoul Land, and thus provides the most exciting EDC experience to date on account of the venue’s more varied attractions like roller coasters, carousels, arcades, bumper […]

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First Listen: Slumberjack’s Holy Ship! bass voyage

It’s quite ironic that Slumberjack‘s name has the word “slumber” in it; the Australian makes music that is the antithesis of relaxing, but of course that was likely the reasoning behind their name choice. Instead, Slumberjack’s music is geared toward keeping people wide awake and, for lack of a better word, “turnt.” This is why […]

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Exclusive: Noizu sails through sultry seas with Holy Ship! mix

The New Year is around the corner, which means it’s time for those embarking on editions 12 & 13 of HARD’s Holy Ship! to start preparing for the water-based shenanigans that await. Joined by an army of talent which includes the likes of Green Velvet, SAYMYNAME, Rusko, Barclay Crenshaw, and more, guests are primed to […]

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Good Morning Mix: Ekali and 4B heat up Night Owl Radio

For his 150th installation of Night Owl Radio, EDC founder Pasquale Rotella invited two of the industry’s hottest names to take over the airwaves: Ekali and 4B. Staten Island producer 4B takes over the Up All Night portion of the mix, while Ekali hops in for a guest mix in the latter half of the show. […]

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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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Insomniac announces fifth-annual 2018 We Are NRG lineup

Insomniac‘s announced the lineup for its fifth-annual We Are NRG event, a two-day rave taking over the NOS Events Center in San Bernardino, California on June 22 and 23 with its hard-hitting bass and electrifying tunes. Having hosting sold-out crowds in both 2016 and 2017, it’s safe to say that We Are NRG has undergone a […]

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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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Only 33 arrests made on EDC LV’s opening day, with more than 100,000 in attendance

With EDC Las Vegas wrapped up for its 2018 production, it appears that event attendees have been well behaved. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department released statistics regarding major arrests made at the festival. The numbers reflected arrests occurring from EDC’s opening day on May 18, to the morning of Saturday, May 19. Police made only 33 […]

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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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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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