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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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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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k?d helps Insomniac usher in new playlist series, ‘Sounds That Never Sleep’ [Stream]

After debuting a brand new logo earlier in the year, the Insomniac brand continues to traverse new terrain. Cue “Sounds That Never Sleep,” a Spotify-supported playlist presented by Insomniac Records. “Sounds That Never Sleep” will curate new releases from artists slated to perform at approaching Insomniac events, while also featuring special guest artist takeovers each […]

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Insomniac pairs with LiveXLive for new streaming, VR venture

As the force behind events like Electric Daisy Carnival, Beyond Wonderland, and Nocturnal Wonderland, Insomniac has long been at the forefront of festival innovation. The Pasqualle Rotella-helmed juggernaut is never one to sit idly by, exemplified by the quick changes made to its flagship event, EDC, following its 2017 iteration. Now, the company announced a new partnership […]

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Insomniac pairs with LiveXLive for new streaming, VR venture

As the force behind events like Electric Daisy Carnival, Beyond Wonderland, and Nocturnal Wonderland, Insomniac has long been at the forefront of festival innovation. The Pasqualle Rotella-helmed juggernaut is never one to sit idly by, exemplified by the quick changes made to its flagship event, EDC, following its 2017 iteration. Now, the company announced a new partnership […]

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The OFFICIAL 2018 EDC Las Vegas lineup is here, and it’s worth the wait

“Headliners” rejoice, for Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas’ 2018 lineup has at last arrived. Insomniac CEO Pasquale Rotella surprised EDC Las Vegas ticket holders with a unique Valentine that among other treats, contained candy hearts printed with the names of a select few artists scheduled to perform at the event’s 22nd iteration from May 18-20. […]

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Premiere: Sinden & BIJOU – Technique

As g-house garners momentum in today’s dance music scene, genre mainstays Sinden and BIJOU continue to thrill with each new release. For their latest track, they’ve joined forces on a feisty, bass-ridden collaboration: “Technique.” “Technique” kicks off with a pounding bassline and an underlying mysterious vibe that grows as the track progresses. A dark melody emerges […]

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Beyond Wonderland SoCal drops stacked lineup including Tiesto, KSHMR, Alesso & more

Insomniac is bringing Beyond Wonderland back for its eighth rendition in Southern California this March, and the two day festival just released a stacked lineup. The four stage festival will host over 60 artists with headliners ranging from Alesso and Seven Lions to Tiesto and KSHMR.With artists specializing in bass, trance, techno, trap, house and hardstyle, this lineup almost certainly […]

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EDC Vegas releases camping map, outlines campground amenities

Insomniac has released the camping map for Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas’ inaugural camping season, just days after Pasquale Rotella took to Facebook to announce that camping details were soon to come. The campground will accommodate campers via showers, restrooms, a medical tent, and a bar, all specific to the campground area.Campers will be divided […]

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Dustycloud – Those Nights

Tom Roy, aka Dustycloud, is sending wall-crumbling future house vibrations all the way across the pond to Insomniac headquarters. The Parisian DJ and producer has risen to prominence over the last year with guest mixes on NEST HQ and Dr. Fresch‘s Prescription podcast. Back in October, Roy added to his successes a bass-laden collaboration with Drezo called “House.”Roy’s newest single, […]

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Insomniac’s Electric Daisy Carnival will see worldwide expansion, new stage designs, logos & more [DETAILS]

It’s a big year for Insomniac.The electronic events enterprise looks not only to its 25th anniversary this year, but to international expansion which will see Insomniac’s flagship Electric Daisy Carnival event migrate to Japan and China in 2018. “We’re planning on announcing a few more international stops,” writes Insomniac CEO, Pasquale Rotella, in a recent […]

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Deadmau5 releases collaborative clothing line with Insomniac

Deadmau5 has released an exclusive collaborative clothing line with Insomniac, to be released at his performance at Countdown NYE (NOS Events Center). The two-day New Year’s festival features anticipated headlining sets from deadmau5 himself, along with Porter Robinson, and artists like Diplo, G Jones, Noisia, Shiba San, and Jauz b2b Zeds Dead within its undercard.Coming almost exclusively […]

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Dancing Astronaut’s top radio series of 2017 are…

 1Dancing Astronaut's top radio shows of 2017 are…Words by: Christina Hernandez, Katie Daubert, and Kanvar KoliToday’s electronic music scene is a blessing and a curse. Accessing music across all genres and subgenres has never been easier; same goes for making it. However, with such abundance comes saturation; where to even begin seeking out new music […]

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LA Riots release ‘House Philosophy / Ladies Man’ EP

Depicted in the form of their new, two-piece release House Philosophy / Ladies Man EP off Insomniac in / rotation Records, LA Riots are fixing up a riotous new direction in their decade-long career as a formidable dance music duo. Entering the late 2000 music scene with a subversive concoction of indie rock, electro, and hip-hop music, LA […]

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