Author: EDM Identity Staff

Artist Spotlight || DJ TL SPANX

Get to know one of San Diego’s original DJs, DJ TL SPANX, in this week’s Artist Spotlight! As one of San Diego’s original DJs, Tony Lamar, aka DJ TL SPANX, has seen the music scene and its progression over the years. Beginning his career all the way back in 1979, before the modern rave scene was even a glimmer in the eye of anyone, Tony was ahead of the game and behind the decks. For fifteen years he took on many different roles in the scene from DJ to a manager, and even launched the first ever radio mix...

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ID Spotlight || Oscar Torres

Meet Oscar Torres in this week’s #IDSpotlight! Name: Oscar Torres Rave Name: Zar Age: 25 Hometown: Mexico Current City: San Leandro Occupation: Construction Twitter: @08oakland510 Facebook: Oscar Torres Instagram: @08zar What was your first electronic music event? The first event that I went to was Spookfest at Oracle Arena in 2014. My first big one was EDC New York 2015. What/who influenced you to attend your first event? When I was in high school I start to listen to electronic music, so I always wanted to go to an event, I used to live in Oakland near the Oracle Arena so I heard...

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HARD Summer 2017 || Livesets

HARD Summer celebrated their 10th Anniversary this year. Relive the weekend with these livesets! While the future of HARD Events is murky after Gary and Live Nation officially split ways, that doesn’t change the fact that HARD Summer just celebrated 10 years of epic parties and dope beats. Gracing the stage at HARD Summer this year were artists ranging from MIGOS to Dog Blood, with Tchami and more all playing out the festival. Set in a new venue this year, fans were treated to misting stations, plenty of water, and some sets from artists that absolutely blew attendees away....

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Minimal Effort: All Hallows’ Eve 2017 || Phase 1 Lineup

The first artists to grace the lineup for Minimal Effort: All Hallows’ Eve in LA have been announced! Having wowed us with epic artists on their lineups for the past two editions of Minimal Effort, today came the announcement of the first phase of artists for their Halloween event. Taking place on October 28 at the ENOX Events Center, Minimal Effort: All Hallows’ Eve is set to bring some fantastic beats with it for the 2017 edition. Their dark, industrial vibe will be on full display as they expand into their new venue for this year. ENOX itself is...

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Lollapalooza 2017 || Livesets

Relive Lollapalooza 2017 with these epic livesets straight from Chicago! Lollapalooza may be over, but you can still relive your favorite moments from the weekend! Taking place in Chicago each August, Lollapalooza is the very picture of an urban mega-festival. The festival plays host to 400,000 revelers over four days in picturesque Grant Park in the heart of the Second City, featuring artists across the musical spectrum including A-Trak, Chance the Rapper, The Killers, Justice, Cage the Elephant, DJ Snake, Blink 182, and more. Livesets from many of the artists who performed have begun to surface, so bookmark this page...

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