For those house, progressive, electronic, and trance music lovers anxiously awaiting one of the biggest national music festivals, the week of the Electric Daisy Carnival is upon us! Friday June 25 and Saturday June 26 the Colliseum in downtown Los Angeles will be exploding with 5 stages, carnival rides, food, people dressed up in what I like to call “Halloween-like” costumes (yeah – you know why), and most importantly – some of the most prominent and talented DJs in the world. Last year’s EDC was definitely an experience to be had (I still can’t get over people’s outfits – or should I say costumes). Luckily for my group of friends, we had purchased VIP tickets and didn’t have to be crushed in a sea of crazies. I had such an amazing time last year and still have my souvenir “MUSIC IS MY DRUG” t-shirt! I can’t wait until Friday!
Some of the top headliners:
Deadmau5, Swedish House Mafia, Kaskade, Chuckie, Dirty South, Afrojack, DJ Sets: Moby, Basement Jaxx, BT (Live)
Armin Van Buuren, Above & Beyond, Benny Benassi, Will.I.Am, Laidback Luke, Afrojack, Bart B More, Dada Life, Sasha, Fedde Le Grand, Roger Sanchez, James Zabiela, Chuckie, Avicii, Boys Noize, DJ Set: Groove Armada
This year Insomniac Events created a special treat for it’s fans: Insomniac Events partnered with Ultra Records and created an “Electric Daisy Carnival CD Series.” The CD will be available for purchase at EDC and is also available online through ITUNES. Here’s the tracklisting:
1. Kaskade // Dynasty (Kaskade Arena Mix)
2. Armin van Buuren feat. Jacqueline Govaert // Never Say Never (Alex Gaudino Remix)
3. Roger Sanchez // 2Gether (Chris Moody Remix)
4. Kaskade // All You (Angger Dimas Mix)
5. Tiësto // Louder Than Boom (Bart B More Mix)
6. Benny Benassi feat. Kelis, apl.de.ap, and Jean-Baptiste // Spaceship (Fedde le Grand Remix)
7. Moby // Wait For Me (Laidback Luke Remix)
8. Tiësto feat. C.C. Sheffield // Escape Me (Avicii Mix)
9. Dirty South featuring Rudy // Phazing (Original Mix)
10. Wolfgang Gartner // Undertaker
11. deadmau5 // Some Chords
12. Axwell / Ingrosso / Angello / Laidback Luke feat Deborah Cox // Leave The World Behind
13. Kaskade // 4am (Adam K And Soha Mix)
For more information visit the main EDC WEBSITE and to purchase tickets click HERE. Set times have also been posted HERE. For those of you that cannot make it to EDC (or just prefer not to go) Sirius XM Satellite Radio will be streaming the festival live on Area from KineticFIELD, circuitGROUNDS, and cosmicMEADOW on both the 25th and 26th.
“The fun starts beneath the sun and see the stars when it’s done” -EDC
As the week of Winter Music Conference 2010 is finally here, DJ’s & fans are preparing to attend one of the biggest global music events in Miami, Florida.
When: Monday March 22 – Sunday March 28
Where: Miami/South Beach, FL
One of the biggest events: Ultra Music Festival The lineup for this is OUT OF THIS world amazing. Probably your best one-stop shop for hearing the top DJ’s! (Yes I shelled out too much money to pay for VIP tickets to this) See the FULL lineup here.
For more information go to the Official Winter Music Conference Site or go to WMC 2010 Guide for an exclusive list of parties, events, and helpful tips on what to wear, how to save money, & how to get into the best parties during the conference. You can also follow them on Twitter for the most current updates WMC Live on Twitter.
Instead of preaching to you about how wonderful this event will be and how personally I think that house/electronica music on the beach is my personal heaven, I am going to pick my favorite artists that will be at this conference and list their best songs (aka my favorites- again)! Here we go…
Tiesto: ft. Jasefos – Do What U Want (Max Graham Remix), ft. CC Sheffield – Escape Me, In the Dark (Dirty South Remix)
David Guetta: vs. The Egg – Love Don’t Let Me Go vs. Walking Away, ft. Akon – Sexy Bitch, Everytime We Touch,Love is Gone, Stay (Fuzzy Hair Remix)
Deadmau5: Calvin Harris – I’m Not Alone (Deadmau5 Remix), Ghosts n Stuff, Hi Friend!, Morgan Page – Longest Road (Deadmau5 Remix)
Armin Van Buuren: If You Should Go (Inpetto Remix), Zocalo
Benny Benassi: Satisfaction, Fischerspooner – Never Win (Benassi Mix), Love is Gunna Save Us
Kaskade: Move for Me, Angel on My Shoulder, I Remember, 4am (Adam K & Soha Radio Edit), Late Night Alumni – Empty Streets (Kaskade Remix)
Laidback Luke: Need Your Loving, Leave the World Behind, John Legend – Heartbreaker (Laidback Luke Remix), CeCe Peniston – Finally (LBL Remix), Break Down the House, Be
Bob Sinclar: World Hold On, Love Generation, Together, Rock This Party