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Five Hardstyle Artists You Must See at EDC Las Vegas 2017

Whether you like it raw, euphoric, or hardcore, wasteLAND will feature the best hardstyle talent at EDC Las Vegas! The Basscon wasteLAND stage is home to hardstyle and hardcore at EDC Las Vegas. While we recently covered the best of techno and house at this year’s event getting you into the groove, it’s time to turn up the BPM and go a bit harder. Today, we’re going to take a dive into one of the darker genres of dance music – hardstyle. Early Hardstyle spawned from artists experimenting with their hardcore records to feature the use of reverse bass, kick drums, and...

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Dreamstate SF 2017 || The Essentials

Dreamstate SF 2017 Set Times, Venue Info, & More! Are you ready for the second edition of Insomniac’s Dreamstate Event in San Francisco for a Memorial Day Weekend full of great music and even greater vibes? This year’s lineup is stacked with Dreamstate SF veterans and artists that have played other Dreamstate shows. It’s even having a few special sets and premieres by Markus Schulz and Ferry Corsten! Dreamstate San Francisco will always have my heart as it was the first Dreamstate event I attended. I’m excited to return and trance around with friends! Click HERE for my Top 5...

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Electric Forest 2017 || Her Forest Initiative Info

For the first time, Electric Forest will be hosting a Her Forest curated event! Reaching its seventh year in 2017, Electric Forest will be taking place in Rothbury, Michigan over two distinct weekends and this year they will be hosting their first “Her Forest” Curated Event. This announcement will be the most comprehensive initiative of its kind at any music festival. The inaugural launch, last year, was a platform for the Electric Forest community to nurture a culture of connection and empowerment. Watch this video about Her Forest Program: Performers for the debut of EF’s Her Forest Curated Event...

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Bassrush Massive Arizona 2017 || Event Review

There are two main reasons to come to Bassrush Massive Arizona: to headbang and to mosh. There is no mystery as to why people attend a Bassrush event. The international brand has a reputation to live up to, and this single day event in Phoenix was definitely another feather in their cap. The setup for Bassrush Massive Arizona was well thought out, the production was just right for an event of this size, and the performances were on point. The crowd was great, too – it was made up of mostly experienced ravers from what I could tell. I...

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Insomniac Tells You To “EDC Yourself” With New Filter!

Calling all Electric Daisy Carnival lovers, now you can customize the “EDC Yourself” Filter to show off your passion for the festival! Announced just today, Insomniac has brought a cool graphic generator for headliners to “EDC Yourself“. This interactive tool will allow you to customize the “All Are Welcome Here” stamp with a personalized message and photo to show your love for EDC Las Vegas. The series of graphics that were released prior by the Insomniac Team showed off the wide variety of attendees who attend the festival and call the Electric Daisy Carnival their home. The slogan for...

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Dreamstate Presents Paul van Dyk @ New City Gas || Event Review

Dreamstate teamed up with the one and only Paul Van Dyk for his long-awaited return to Montreal! This is not my first Paul Van Dyk review, nor will it be my last. The reason is simple, Paul van Dyk is at the centre of my passion for electronic music, and especially trance. I remember hearing his now famous song “For An Angel” at the tender age of 9 back in 1998. I couldn’t believe that digital instruments could create such a beautiful piece of music. A simple piano riff. A strong kick accompanied by a lush high-hat. Add a couple of acid lines, and you have, in my opinion,...

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