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The Shell Tour Documentary

Behind The Scene With Snails: The Shell Tour Documentary

The man behind the revolution of Vomitquad, Snails is one of the most talked about DJ’s in dubstep. Whether you listen to his SNAILEDIT mixes or just his whimsical personality that we all love, we know and love Snails. I’ve grown to be a big ...
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camp EDC

Camp EDC, We Hold You in Our Hearts

Throwback Thursday #TBT. It was 1991, and the only camp that was cool aired weekly: Nickelodeon's Salute Your Shorts. Sitting by the television with a glass of Kool-Aid was entertaining. Ironically, around the same time, DJ Steve "Kool-Aid" was creating a concept that would someday ...
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Issue 37 of EDM World Magazine is Live! See Who’s Inside

Inside this issue with San Holo you will learn: ★ Finding Nostalgia with San Holo ★ Love and EDM: We Rise ★ The Magic and Mystery Behind Totems ★ Slay the Rave with Dolls Kill ★ How EDM Made Me More Body Positive ★ EDM ...
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Dancing after midnight in Japan JUST became legal?!

Though Japan is known to be one of the world's top nightlife cities, it has faced one major issue. In 1948, a new law was put into place when the Japanese government felt that American attitudes were corrupting Japanese youth. The law was a ban on ...
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You Had to Be at Brownies & Lemonade Ultra After Party

LA-based party Brownies & Lemonade created an international name for itself, curating high-energy events with secret-guest lineups offering the best and brightest in electronic music and hip-hop for years. Ultra’s 20 Year Anniversary was their first visit in Miami. Brownies and Lemonade conquered an all-day ...
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Ilan Bluestone and Giuseppe De Luca

Ilan Bluestone and Giuseppe De Luca Reunite in New Single “Let Me Know”

I've been on overdrive and trance is the steering wheel. Ever since coming back from Ultra Miami and Miami Music Week, my love for trance has grown. From seeing Gabriel and Dresden, Above and Beyond and Alpha 9, I knew this could be something special ...
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Deorro Teams Up With SCNDL For His New Single “Sonar”

Deorro releases his new single "Sonar," a new collaboration track with Australian-bounce duo, SCNDL, to bring in a crazy hard bass and addictive melody. The track kicks off nice and easy, giving listeners just a taste of the high-powered, but super fun, bounce beat they're looking ...
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EDCLV

EDC Las Vegas: The Anticipation is Real

Headliners, our beloved Electric Daisy Carnival held in Sin City is drawing closer, thanks to its newly-established date. EDC Las Vegas, or EDCLV for short, was once upon a time held in June. The date was pushed up to May 18-20 for the 2018 festival ...
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Why Festivals Fail (or Don’t) Panel at South by Southwest

South by Southwest offers session formats to look more into targeted topics. I attended the panel "It's Cancelled?! Why Festivals Fail (or Don't)." Panels typically feature one moderator and up to three additional industry experts who represent different perspectives and opinions in a given area, making ...
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Ultra Music Festival 2018 Live Stream

Ultra's 20th Anniversary is here! There are 3 stages to tune into to watch the live stream coming at you straight from Miami, Flordia. Channel 1 Ultra Live, Channel 2 Resistance Carl Cox Megastructure, and Channel 3 Resistance Arcadia Spider. Check them all out below! ...
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Daydream Fest Shanghai Unveils Phase-One Lineup

With the announcement of the festival’s Phase-One lineup, Daydream Festival China is marking its stamp as one of the leading festivals in the Chinese dance scene. Welcoming a plethora of the electronic scene’s biggest known stars, and alongside some of its most exciting emerging new ...
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Save Your Energy for Miami Music Week 2018

Miami Music Week began in 2011 leading up to end at the same time as Ultra Music Festival. Miami Music Week (MMW) has grown into an internationally recognized electronic dance music event. Every year hundreds of thousands of people come to Miami. The city transforms itself ...
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Gabriel and Dresden

My New Found Love, Gabriel and Dresden

There comes a time where you're just browsing through Spotify or a festival lineup and find a name that catches your eye. That name to me was Gabriel and Dresden. My Discovery: Gabriel and Dresden From San Fransico, Gabriel and Dresden's sound is a perfect ...
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Steve Aoki And Desiigner Get Matching Mic Drop Tattoos

On March 2nd, Steve Aoki posted via his Instagram of him and rapper Desiigner with matching ink to celebrate the RIAA gold certification on their successful collab single 'Mic Drop' with boyband BTS. In a video, Aoki explains that the duo decided on the design of a hand ...
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How to Be Prepared for Electric Daisy Carnival: Tips and Tricks

With EDC coming up this May, the additional camping and diverse lineup are attracting many newcomers. Since EDC is located in Las Vegas and is a three-day festival that runs all night in the heat, it takes a lot of planning for before, during and ...
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Health & Safety: Ten Ways to Promote Consent In a Festival Environment

“I am completely upset with everything that has been going on within EDM culture in the past few days. I attended Datsik’s tour in 2016 and received this backstage and tour bus pass! Unfortunately, my pass also said, ‘TUL$A’ on it. He kicked my guy ...
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Protocol Recordings Delivers Miami Music Week Event Alongside New Music

If you haven’t figured out which Miami Music Week event you’re hitting on Thursday, March 22nd, I’ll help you make that decision. Thursday night, ORA Nightclub will be hosting Protocol Miami 2018: Nicky Romero & Friends, and dropping bangers will be the protocol. This event ...
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The New Contest by Independent Artists for Independent Artists

Much of our day-to-day music is created by labels instead of artists. Many talented artists, DJs, and bands slip under the radar of common acknowledgment due to major record labels. New emerging acts have to be just as savvy, if not more, with their marketing ...
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Sign Me up Twice for Ultra Music Festival’s 20th Anniversary

It’s 1999, the first year of what will one day be known as one of the largest and most expansive EDM festivals in the world: Ultra Music Festival. Flash forward two decades later, and Miami is gearing up for Ultra’s 20th Anniversary. In less than ...
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Discover South by Southwest Conference & Festivals

The South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference & Festivals dedicates itself to helping creative people achieve their goals. Founded in 1987 in Austin, Texas, SXSW is best known for its conference and festivals that celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries. Surprisingly, the first ...
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A State of Trance

A State of Trance Lineup Released for Ultra Miami

We are vastly approaching the two-week mark until Ultra Miami. Excited is an understatement. Ultra is doing a great job at being secretive. Although, it doesn't put our anxiety to rest, here is something to hold us over. As promised, Armin Van Buuren promised us ...
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Shambhala Announces The Glitch Mob And REZZ As First Headliners

Shambhala Music Festival is excited to return to the immaculate Salmo River Ranch in British Columbia, Canada and announcing The Glitch Mob and REZZ as this year's headliners. After celebrating the historic two-decade mark last year, the festival will be held on August 10th-13th for the 21st annual ...
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Harrison Releases New Music on Own Record Label

Harrison, known for lending his unique vocals to massive tracks produced by the likes of David Guetta and Steve Aoki, is changing his game. 2018 delivered a brand-new project from the hands of this talented creative: Outlaw Records. In Harrison’s words, “Outlaw Records is my ...
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GIVEAWAY! The Perfect Rave Accessory: Pixie Dust Glitter (Product Review)

GIVEAWAY TIME! We are giving away 3 different pots of chunky glitter from Pixiedust Glitter! Head on over to our Instagram to enter: 1) Like the picture you see below on our Instagram page or click here to go directly to it 2) Follow our account ...
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Issue 36 of EDM World Magazine is Live! See Who’s Inside

Inside this issue with Mahmut Orhan you will learn: ★ Catching Feels for the Music of Mahmut Orhan ★ Music as My Saving Grace ★ Countdown NYE with Spag Heddy’s Headhunters ★ RaveRebel: Rebel with Fashionable Purpose ★ A Beaded Bracelet Can Go a Long ...
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Artist To Watch: Boombox Cartel on Rogue Tour

Boombox Cartel is keeping things alive as a must-watch duo! What started out as two creatives who knew of each other in Monterrey, Mexico later led to joining together to create Boombox Cartel while attending the same music school in Minneapolis, Minnesota. A few years ...
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EDC Las Vegas

Insomniac’s EDC Las Vegas Lineup By Stage

Almost two weeks ago, EDC Las Vegas dropped the lineup for the festival. While many are still anxiously awaiting it to be March, we have something to get the edge off. With a dynamic 8 stages, it is that time again. EDC Las Vegas is just ...
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