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Is America Ready For A Hard Dance Revolution?

In the past few years alone we have seen a shift in the electronic dance scene where once a meager yet loyal subculture of  music has now taken the country by storm spreading across the states faster that Paris Hilton’s dying popularity. This new revolution of commercialized EDM has left a sour taste in some cultural veterans mouths while all at the same time introducing the unique sounding and infectious bpm to younger generations. What we haven’t quite explored as a cultural collective is the sudden steady rise of once very niche, cubby-holed genres taking heed and turning heads...

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EDC Las Vegas: Options to Get to the Las Vegas Speedway

There are multiple ways to get to the Las Vegas Speedway with many opinions on which is the better solution. 1) EDC Shuttles Insomniac provides a shuttle service for a fee. At the time of purchase, the rider chooses their pickup location: Mandalay Bay, MGM Resorts, The Linq, Circus Circus, or Downtown (list of still available). Already sold out locations at the time of this writing include: Excalibur, MGM Grand, Aria, and The Cosmopolitan. After fees, the cost for one shuttle pass is $101.20 which resorts to around $15 per trip. The shuttles have a dedicated route which bypasses regular traffic and...

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EDC Las Vegas 2015 || Grant’s Top 15 Must See Artists

After working with many others in decoding the lineup for this year’s edition for the Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas I could not be more excited to share my top picks with fellow attendees. I have combed through the entire lineup looking for diverse acts, as well as some you may already know. This list represents what I feel will be some awesome artists to check out under the electric sky, your mileage may vary and there are definitely artists that I may have missed. The Bixel Boys I fell in love with the Bixels the first time...

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Behind the Magic of Raver Days at Disney

After EDM Identity’s coverage of Magic in the Making‘s Magic Kingdom Raver Day, we had an opportunity to have a sit-down chat with the man behind the magic, Vince Cotson. Magic in the Making has been organizing and hosting unofficial Raver Days at the Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California since 2002. Their mission is to bring ravers together as one from all over to have a day of just being kids at heart. Recently, Vince has taken a leap to the east coast organizing the First Annual Unofficial Raver Day at Magic Kingdom Park in Walt Disney World Orlando, Florida....

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EDC Las Vegas 2015 || Maggie’s Top 10 Must See Artists

It’s almost time for all of us to reunite under the Electric Sky!  Hopefully you’ve got your costumes, sleeping arrangements, transportation, and tickets squared away. Now it’s time to talk about the lineup. Although EDC focuses on the experience, and not necessarily the music, the lineup never disappoints. Here’s a list of my top 10 artists to see this year. Before I get into my list of Artists, I would like preface this with saying   AC Slater I’ve never seen AC Slater live, but every time one of his songs randomly pops up on my iTunes, I catch...

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Beyond Wonderland is Back in the Bay Area September 26-27th

Beyond Wonderland, Bay Area is returning to Shoreline Amphitheater & Grounds in Mountain View, California on Saturday, September 26 and Sunday, September 27, 2015. For the past couple of years Beyond Bay has hosted a sold-out crowd of 50,000 fans with 50 of the world’s top and emerging dance artists.  Last year there were four stages including the mainstage “Queen’s Domain” which spanned over 200 feet and featured a larger than life, 40-foot animated caterpillar sitting amongst a scene of flowers, giant mushrooms and foliage.  Similar to other Insomniac festivals were beautiful art installations, theatrical performers and whimsical décor scattered throughout the festival grounds. “This will...

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