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Top Five Reasons Electric Daisy Carnival Rules

Christopher VictorioSure, we have our issues with the predictability of Electric Daisy Carnival's lineup this year: With the likes of Tiesto, David Guetta and Afrojack on the bill, it was about as surprising as taxes. The talent seemed to reflect…
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The Night After Cancellation, EDC Closes Fest With Massive Turnout

Christopher VictorioSee also: EDC Vegas Pulls Plug on Music Due to High Winds Organizers of the second annual Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas declared the three-day party a success , despite high-winds that cut its marquee night short on…
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EDC 2012: The Underground Has Left The Building

Christopher VictorioEDC girls give PLUR.Twenty years after rave culture first entered the American mainstream, the success of a festival like Electric Daisy Carnival begs the question: Can electronic dance music retain its authenticity, warehouse roots and peace, love, unity and…
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EDC Vegas Pulls Plug on Music Due to High Winds

Christopher VictorioEDC ravers: EDC is over for the night. Organizers are waiting for crowds to thin out before making an official announcement. More details and older updates at the bottom.Electric Daisy Carnval in Las Vegas tonight was…
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EDC 2012: Calvin Harris Plays CDs of Himself Singing

Calivn Harris.Dance music is fighting for its soul. The charts are filled with tracks (Rihanna, Flo Rida) that borrow from the ecstatic trance and pulsing grooves of electronic dance music. The last time pop was so infatuated with the dance…
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EDC 2012: Coachella or Electric Daisy Carnival: Which One is Better?

Kaskade.See also: Our Complete Coachella Coverage Dance music is coming to an arena near you: Kaskade will be the first DJ ever to play Staples Center (July 27). And mainstream concert promoters such as Live Nation are diving into the…
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EDC 2012: House Music Beef With DJ Sneak Plays Out in Steve Angello's DJ Set

Steve Angello / FacebookIn early spring, a Twitter beef erupted between DJ Sneak, a Chicago house music legend, and Steve Angello, one-third of the DJ supergroup Swedish House Mafia. Sneak called SHM's music "fake shit" and said they "do not…
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Music, Amanda Blank: indie dance star in the making

Amanda Blank: indie dance star in the making

Twenty-six-year-old MC Amanda Blank is still trying to get past her Married with Children moment. On indie-rap crew Spank Rock's celebrated 2006 debut, YoYoYoYoYo, she contributed the following in honor of Christina Applegate's alter ego: "See, I like my ass…
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    Sub Pop recording artists 'clipping.' brought their brand of noise-driven experimental hip hop to the closing night of 2016's San Francisco Electronic Music Fest this past Sunday. The packed Brava Theater hosted an initially seated crowd that ended the night jumping and dancing against the front of the stage. The trio performed a set focused on their recently released Sci-Fi Horror concept album, 'Splendor & Misery', then delved into their dancier and more aggressive back catalogue, and recent single 'Wriggle'. Opening performances included local experimental electronic duo 'Tujurikkuja' and computer music artist 'Madalyn Merkey.'"

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