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Author: Hector Tovar

Countdown 2016 || Event Review

Last year, Insomniac revealed much sought after additions for their annual New Year’s Eve celebration, Countdown, to get fans hyped for the end of the year celebration. The announcement that the event was returning to the NOS Events Center in San Bernardino also brought news that the third edition Countdown would expand to a massive, two-day event. Later came the announcement of a lineup that was heavy on the house and bass side of the electronic music spectrum. The three stages: Resolution, Infinity, and Quantum, each featured their own flavors of fresh names and of course some more experienced DJs too. I simply could not wait to attend. Big name...

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Countdown 2016 || Resolution Stage Playlist

Are you ready to bring in 2017 with the Insomniac crew at Countdown? Check out this epic playlist of artists spinning on the Resolution Stage! Insomniac’s Countdown 2016 is less than a week away from bringing in the new year at the NOS Event Center in San Bernardino, California. California is seeing many New Year’s events ranging in size in both NorCal and SoCal. There are some really big events like LED’s OMFG NYE in San Diego and SnowGlobe in Northern California. For those who don’t feel like venturing far out of the city, there are also smaller shows in Los...

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Countdown 2016 || The Essentials

Countdown 2016 Set Times, Festival Map, & More! Coming out of a holiday weekend, Insomniac has released the set times for Countdown 2016 through the app, available for download on iOS and Android! Start your planning and building your schedule directly on the app, and make the all-too-important decision: Which performer will you choose to bring in your new year? The festival map was also recently released to give you the layout of stages and a few other key locations! Make sure you know where the “Warming Tent” and “Free Water” are located so that you can use your time wisely and...

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Countdown 2016 || Infinity Stage Playlist

Insomniac’s Countdown 2016 is less than a week away from bringing in the new year at the NOS Event Center in San Bernadino, California. California is seeing many New Year’s events ranging in size in both NorCal and SoCal. There are some really big events like LED’s OMFG NYE in San Diego and SnowGlobe in Northern California. For those who don’t feel like venturing far out of the city, there are also smaller shows in Los Angeles and San Diego. Among all of these shows, Insomniac’s Countdown boasts a huge lineup that is expanding the celebration to a two-day affair with...

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In-Depth Interview With Justin Jay & Friends

Hector caught up with Justin Jay & Friends after their set at HARD Summer for an in-depth chat… Justin Jay is an LA-based producer dedicated to bringing the funk back into dance music in a big way. Still in his early 20’s, Justin has seen huge success after launching his music career from his college dorm room. He was welcomed as the youngest member of the Dirtybird family with open arms and support from Claude VonStroke, Justin Martin, and other big names on the label. Opening up his career with touring has allowed Justin to showcase his blend of...

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