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Countdown NYE Announces Lineup

New Year’s Eve is one of the widest celebrated events in the world and companies like Insomniac know how to do it right. Their third installment of Countdown in Southern California recently announced it’s tremendous lineup of eclectic artists as well as the VIP amenities available this year. Having attended last year’s Countdown and experiencing the wonders of the VIP section on top of what was there for the general public was mindblowing. This year’s event has been expanded to encompass two days of madness where VIP attendees will have access to two different viewing areas, complimentary cocktails and champagne more »

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Sneak Peek at Insomniac’s Upcoming Middlelands Debut

Insomniac recently announced a new medieval-themed festival after teaming up with C3 to add to their resume and we caught wind of some important info. Middlelands will take place from Friday, May 5th to Sunday, May 7th at the Texas Renaissance Festival Fairgrounds in Todd Mission, Texas. The event which derives it’s theme from the times of kings and queens, jousting tournaments, and dragons which is sure to be decorated as such across 5 themed areas. This is the first music festival to be thrown on the grounds and will cover over 200 acres of expansive fun. Camping will be more »

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Dreamstate SF Dates/Location Announced

Insomniac’s brand of euphoric trance events Dreamstate recently released the event info for the 2017 installment for the bay area. Next year’s NorCal event will be taking place at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco on Saturday May 27th and Sunday May 28th. Last year’s event received over 16,000 attendees with perfomances from legends such as Aly & Fila, Paul van Dyk, Bryan Kearney and others bringing their signature sound. The brand has been traveling and building momentum in different parts of the country so stay up to date with Dreamstate below to catch a show. Follow Dreamstate more »

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HARD Announces Debut Hawaii Lineup

HARD events has been progressing their brand further with each event they throw. Albeit their name seems to get thrown around alot with some turmoil attached, no one can argue that their carefully curated lineups aren’t the most attractive thing in the festival circuit. Without time to organize the HARD Day Of The Dead event this year due to moving to a new venue, HARD has been able to put together a special event for our Hawaiian friends across the Pacific Ocean. Taking place at the Hawaii Country Club on December 17th, HARD will bring out a collection of genre more »

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Cerebellum Projekt “Rites of Passage, Pt. 2”

This synchronistically spooky music video experiment by electronic music and circus duo, Cerebellum Projekt is out in accompaniment with their most recent album TAROTales, Vol. 1. and right on time for Halloween! This music video is produced, directed, filmed, and edited by the Cerebellum Projekt members Madamn Burnz and Alex Veterano. The music video features a twisted circus theme, extraordinary aerial acrobatics, psychedelic imagery and ethereal chants. Cerebellum Projekt’s “Rites of Passage, Pt. 2” video features this ethereal  chill out track from the Bay Area duo’s recent album release TAROTales, Vol. 1. Score music created by the Cerebellum Projekt for their aerial theater production the TAROTales: Aireal Theater Experience (2016)   Cerebellum Socials http://www.cerebellumprojekt.com https://www.facebook.com/CerebellumProjekt/ https://soundcloud.com/veteranomusic https://www.instagram.com/cerebellum_projekt/

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INSOMNIAC ANNOUNCES INNOVATIVE VIRTUAL REALITY ACTIVATION AT ESCAPE: PSYCHO CIRCUS 2016

SOLD OUT!!! INSOMNIAC ANNOUNCES INNOVATIVE VIRTUAL REALITY ACTIVATION AT ESCAPE: PSYCHO CIRCUS 2016  Sold OUT!! The 6th annual Halloween festival returns to the NOS Events Center in San Bernardino, October 28-29 Tickets and lineup information available at  EscapeHalloween.com DJ’s – Performances – Stages & Set Times Psycho Circus Set Times LOS ANGELES, CA – Today, Insomniac announced its partnership with Venue Interactive to bring fans a state-of-the-art Virtual Reality (VR) activation for the 6th annual Escape: Psycho Circus, onOctober 28 and 29 at the NOS Events Center. Festivalgoers will have the unique ability to “teleport” between live performances on two stages, as well as relive past more »

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4 Sets You Need To Catch At Minimal Effort: Halloween

Minimal Effort

Minimal Effort is back for it’s 2nd annual Halloween edition of sonic madness set to take over the Los Angeles Center Studios this October 29th. Brace yourself to embrace the House music serenate for all attendees alike from 4PM to 2AM. It’s a Halloween affair so throw your best costume on and find some good dancing shoes because you will be dancing all night long.  There’s a million different parties going on this weekend but just in case the stacked af lineup drowning in House heavyweights hasn’t convinced you to join the dark side, i’ve hand picked 4 acts to highlight in all of more »

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Interview: Will Clarke Talks Dirtybird Campout, Booty Percolatin’, and More!

Will Clarke

Dirtybird Campout made for one hell of a camping trip and if you weren’t there it’s safe to say that you missed out. Do not fear –  check out my recap here so you can vicariously relive or experience Campout in a nutshell. Don’t forget to check out the new updated article here. I had the pleasure of chatting with the notoriously bearded Mr. Will Clarke before embracing the full on Booty-House action of the weekend. His beard as much as his distinctive percolating sounds have made him a staple to the DIRTYBIRD Records fam and it was fairly obvious more »

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Rhythmstar – Blood MagiQ EP

Rhythmstar Blood MagiQ EP // OUT NOW on ShadowTrix   The newest EP from Rhythmstar has just been released on the thundering label ShadowTrix Music. This EP consists of 6 tracks driven with massive undertones of 808 psychedelic global bass sounds featuring some fresh underground MCs laying down fire on top of the Dancehall and Exotic Rhythms. The sounds of Blood MagiQ rattles the tombs of Pharaohs with its percussive overtones, a sound evocative of millions of scarab beetles crawling up the inner walls of the pyramids. Rhythmstar has performed live at countless festivals including the following Lightning in a Bottle, The Cosmic Convergence more »

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Insomniac Partners With C3 In Holding New Festival

Insomniac and C3 Presents have announced the beginning of an unprecedented partnership with the launch of their brand new music and camping festival, Middlelands, taking place in spring 2017 in Todd Mission, TX. A debut collaboration between the two industry-leading event companies – the minds behind North America’s largest festivals including Electric Daisy Carnival and Lollapalooza – Middlelands will host three days of eclectic artists and four nights of camping in a spectacular venue with creative festivities extending well beyond music. To receive the latest announcements on Middlelands, fans can sign up for email updates at Middlelands.com. Be sure to follow more »

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Dirtybird Campout 2016: The Good, The Great, & The Beautiful

Dirtybird Campout

Feature photo: Juliana Bernstein / Get Tiny With the Dirtybird vibes in abundance it was obvious that Campout 2016 had you in for a kick ass time drowning in Booty House and hypnotizing four on the floor beats. If that’s not Dirtybird in a nutshell, then I don’t know what is.   This time around the Dirtybird crew was celebrating their 2nd annual Campout at the luscious Oak Canyon Park with a sold out edition featuring the likes of Papa Bird (Claude Vonstroke), Green Velvet, Sacha Robotti, Justin Martin, Kill Frenzy, J. Phlip, and a handful of Dirtybird favorites. Just like more »

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Countdown Expands To Party Harder

My personal favorite New Year’s Eve festival just doubled in fun. Insomniac Events hosts a multitude of colorful and adventurous music parties, from Electric Daisy Carnival to deep and dark techno shows, but New Year’s Eve holds a special place in my heart. Insomniac’s Countdown, my previously mentioned favorite event for bringing in the New Year, has been expanded to encompass 2 days of banging artists, bomb food, and great memories. This years Countdown 2016 will take place on Friday, December 30th and Saturday, December 31st at the NOS Events Center in San Bernardino. This being it’s 3rd year running more »

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The Do Lab Goes Big At Boom Festival

The Do Lab is slowly but surely becoming one of the premiere festival promoters in North America and it’s easy to see why with their latest feat. Having hosted stages at some of the biggest events in the country such as Coachella as well as putting together transformational festivals like Lightning In A Bottle, Do Lab is becoming a force to be reckoned with. The latest talk of the town concerning Do Lab comes to us from Portugal’s bi-annual Boom Festival. The good people of Do Lab have built their Boom Dance Temple stage to encompass 50,000 sqaure feet, engulfing more »

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EDC UK Returns + Tix On Sale Now

The motherload of all sensory-overload-festivals, Electric Daisy Carnival, returns for it’s 5th installment in the UK this upcoming year. Insomniac recently announced the dates for it’s 5th EDC UK as well as releasing Early Owl tickets for the event already. On July 8th, 2017 the United Kingdom will be treated to one of Insmoniac’s signature experiences wrapped in a colorful package of themed stages, carnival rides, and art installations. Taking place at Milton Keynes Bowl, over 50,000 attendees from all over the globe will be treated to the electronic festival of their lives. Get your tickets HERE Follow EDC UK more »

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Insomniac Releases the EDC Orlando Teaser

Florida is about to see a rise in temperature with all the heat that EDC Orlando is going to bring on November 4th and 5th of this year. With their most interesting release teaser to date, I’m beyond pumped to see what this year’s event brings. The trailer feautures a throwback to the 1950’s instructional video theme and is entitled “What Makes A Good Party”. The lesson on how to really throw a good time gets melded with cuts of smiling and dancing attendees lost in the land that is Electric Daisy Carnival Orlando. Insomniac seems to be ever-changing in more »

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4 Reasons Dirtybird Campout Is The Place To Be At This Year

Dirtybird Campout

Feature photo: Juliana Bernstein I knew I was in for an amazing time as soon as I set foot into the campgrounds at the inaugural Dirtybird Campout last year. The sun was shining bright and I could feel positive vibes being radiated from every single direction. It was a magical entrance in other words. Fast forward just a few hours and the four on the floor beats were pulsing throughout. You could hear the kick drum in the distance as the sun began to peak and the excitement roared in abundance. Shit was about to get so real. Just in case you more »

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A Weekend In Wonderland – The Nocturnal Adventure

Labor Day Weekend means a lot of things for different people. It means a day off of school or work, it means a 3-day weekend, and it means Nocturnal Wonderland is happening. This past weekend, I was invited to experience all that Insomniac Events offers at their Nocturnal Wonderland at the San Manuel Amphitheatre in San Bernardino, CA. The event took place from Thursday September 1st when the campgrounds opened up for the attendees who would be staying the weekend outdoors with their fellow party-goers til early morning Monday the 5th. With this year being the 21st annual Nocturnal Wonderland, more »

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Night Owl Radio Preps for Nocturnal

Nothing beats that pre-festival excitement we start to feel in our stomachs when it’s just weeks or even days before our favorite event of the year. Insomniac’s Nocturnal Wonderland returns for its 21st installment this year and to get the hype going for all of us waiting to walk through those gates on September 2nd, Night Owl Radio gave us a taste of what’s to come as well as a guest mix from Bingo Players. The 51st episode of Night Owl Radio features 48 tunes from artists that will take the stage at Nocturnal Wonderland 2016 including acts like Alison more »

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Life Is Beautiful Announces Daily Music Lineup

Life Is Beautiful

Life is Beautiful Music & Art Festival has released the daily music lineup for the three-day all-encompassing music, art, culinary and learning experience. The festival, which takes over the streets of Downtown Las Vegas Sept. 23 – 25, features main acts such as  Mumford & Sons, J. Cole, Major Lazer, The Lumineers, G-Eazy, The Shins, Flume, Empire of the Sun, Jane’s Addiction and Bassnectar, with dozens more creating a multi-genre experience for fans.   Friday, Sept. 23 Lineup Mumford & Sons, G-Eazy, The Shins, Tegan and Sara, ZHU, Galantis, Bloc Party, Kehlani, KONGOS, City and Colour, Pete Yorn, Banks and Steelz, Keys N Krates, Kaytranada, more »

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Insomniac Gives Charity a Reason to Dance

Insomniac is known to throw some of the largest dance parties and music festivals in the world but the average rave-goer may never know the beneficiary side to the brand’s CEO Pasquale Rotella. His largest draw, Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas brings over 120,000 attendees a night and with each ticket bought, a dollar is donated to a charity of Insomniac’s choosing as well as $10 allocated for each guest list spot. The dust from the event has settled and the donations have been delivered to 3 organizations; the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation, the Emergency Medicine Resident Research Fund and more »

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