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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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ID Spotlight || Candelaria Alvarado

Meet Candelaria Alvarado in this week’s #IDSpotlight! Name: Candelaria Alvarado Rave Name: Arietta Age: 25 Hometown: Phoenix, Arizona Current City: Phoenix, Arizona Occupation: Producer/DJ Twitter: @ariettadnb Facebook: Arietta Instagram: @ariettadnb What was your first electronic music event? My first electronic music event was an Arizona annual, Mary Xmas back in ’06. It’s always a massive night filled with love and great music from local and touring DJ’s. It’s always held around Christmas. What/who influenced you to attend your first event? Well, back when I was in jr. high my father always had electronic music playing in his car. (I distinctly remember Paul van Dyk’s...

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ID Spotlight || Olyvia Suttmiller

Meet Olyvia Suttmiller in this week’s #IDSpotlight! Name: Olyvia Suttmiller Rave Name: Little Dragon Age: 23 Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio Current City: Atascadero, California Occupation: Chemistry Major Facebook: Olyvia Suttmiller Instagram: @darksidebassaddict__ What was your first electronic music event? Technically a renegade in the middle of nowhere in San Luis Obispo County. But my first one was a Paint Party in January 2014 thrown by Sensory Overload Empire. What/who influenced you to attend your first event? More and more people were telling me to go to the SOE events. I didn’t really know much about them except people dressed pretty freely and that it was a rave....

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ID Spotlight || Julia Brodnick

Meet EDM Identity Contributor, Julia Brodnick, in this week’s #IDSpotlight! Name: Julia Brodnick Rave Name: None Age: 24 Hometown: Anaheim, California Current City: Anaheim, California Occupation: Freelancer Twitter: @juliasaori Instagram: @juliasaori What was your first electronic music event? My first electronic music event was Monster Massive 2008 at the Los Angeles Sports Arena & Grounds. Wow! I can’t believe it’s coming up to nine years since then. Time flies! I remember I dressed up in a tutu and a tube top. That was probably the one and only time I dressed in revealing rave clothing. I’m not saying it’s a bad thing, but...

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ID Spotlight || Kim Tran

Meet Kim Tran in this week’s #IDSpotlight! Name: Kim Tran Rave Name: MissJade Age: 34 Hometown: Boston, MA Current City: Bay Area, CA Occupation: Customer Service Business Development Manager Twitter: @xkimtranx Facebook: Kim Tran Instagram: @miss___jade What was your first electronic music event? Pop NYE in Oakland CA 2013 What/who influenced you to attend your first event? My friend who I’ve known since I moved to the West Coast came out of a ten-year retirement to take me to my first event. We had no NYE plans and he knew this event was going on, so he convinced me to go. I have been...

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ID Spotlight || Laila Claudia

Meet Laila Claudia in this week’s #IDSpotlight! Name: Laila Claudia Rave Name: None Age: 32 Hometown: Tucson, AZ Current City: Scottsdale, AZ Occupation: Esthetician Facebook: Laila Claudia Instagram: @Lailaclaudia What was your first electronic music event? In the beginning, I went to desert raves in Arizona. My first Massive was EDC in 2006 What/who influenced you to attend your first event? My older brother was a DJ & B-Boy. Growing up listening to house music, wearing JNCO jeans & looking at all his rave flyers influenced me heavily. What is one moment from an event that was special and why? EDCLV’s 20 Year Anniversary. Above...

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