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Author: Grant Gilmore

Insomniac Events Indefinitely Postpones EDC UK!

EDC UK 2017 has been officially canceled, refunds offered to those who already purchased tickets! Today, Insomniac Events announced that the United Kingdom’s edition of the infamous Electric Daisy Carnival has been canceled. This comes as a bit of a surprise, although the writing has been on the wall since it’s inception that the festival just wasn’t taking hold in the market. Launching in 2013, EDC UK found itself battling a market that was represented by a much more mature and diverse electronic music scene and just never seemed to catch on. Beginning as a one-day festival, it expanded...

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Artist Spotlight || North Base

Get to know Splice and Silver of UK Drum & Bass group, North Base, in this week’s Artist Spotlight! Hailing from Manchester in the United Kingdom, North Base is a Drum & Bass group who is creating some serious waves in the scene. Over six years, the producer trio has made a name for themselves on the other side of the pond sharing the stage with major acts like Chase & Status, Andy C, and DJ Hype while producing quality tracks as well. Their original tunes are complemented by remixes of notable artists ranging from Laidback Luke and Sander Van...

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5th Annual Halfway To EDC Returns To Marquee Dayclub!

While it seemed as if this party wasn’t going to return, we are excited to see Halfway To EDC return to Marquee this year! Insomniac stunned many today with the somewhat surprising announcement that Halfway To EDC 2017 is back at Marquee Dayclub Dome. Amid many industry sources saying the party was not going to be taking place this year, even we here at EDM Identity hadn’t anticipated the return. Once again being held at the Marquee Dayclub Dome at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Halfway To EDC 2017 is slated for February 18th and 19th this year! This...

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Circle Talent Agency Signs Fransis Derelle & ARMNHMR!

Fransis Derelle and ARMNHMR both had epic 2016s and have started the new year off with some massive news! The EDM Identity Team had their ears tuned to quite a few artists last year that we absolutely fell in love with. Through amazing sets, fantastic releases, and plenty of support from other acts in the industry, many of them reached greater heights than we could have imagined. While many acts stuck out as special or unique, Fransis Derelle and ARMNHMR were two artists that I saw explode in popularity that I took note of throughout. So, after following their...

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ID Spotlight || Andrew Lockhart

Meet Andrew Lockhart in this week’s #IDSpotlight! Name: Andrew Lockhart Rave Name: N/A Age: 26 Hometown: Martinsburg, WV Current City: Northern Arizona / Las Vegas Occupation: Music/Event/Artist Promotion and more! Facebook: Andrew Lockhart Instagram: @andrewlockhart_ What was your first electronic music event? My first event was a local electronic music club night when I was living and going to school in Pittsburgh back in 2012. It was a multi-genre night with a little of everything from house, techno to big room, progressive and more. What/who influenced you to attend your first event? I have listened to electronic music and trance since the mid-2000’s...

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