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UKF DUBSTEP 2016 – OUT NOW!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, no not Christmas!  UKF just released its 2016 dub step compilation and mix!  Featuring the likes of old school legends such as Flux Pavillion, Doctor P, Noisia, Datsik, and Cookie Monsta.  It also features up and comers such as Jauz, Spag Heddy, SH?M and more!   Every year we wait for UKF to release some of the filthiest beats of the year on one collection and this year is no disappointment.  So grab some headphones, download the album, and get ready for the grimiest time of year!  Buy Here and Stream the Megamix more »

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Start The Year In Style With VIP Access To Countdown

Where would the party scene be without Pasquale Rotella? In a dingy warehouse in LA that’s more filled with criminals than music lovers? Luckily Insomniac Events has developed music festivals to an insane level of entertainment while providing exclusive amenities. Countdown is one of Insomniac’s mind-bending parties that happen to ring in the new year. This year’s 2-day edition at the NOS Events Center will host an all-out VIP bar and seating area to tickle your fancy and give you the best spot in the house. Both the Resolution Stage and the Infinity Stage will host dedicated areas for those more »

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XLIVE 2016 Announces Key Speakers and Workshops

XLIVE is among the top conventions for those in the live event and entertainment industry to take place in the US. Major players in the industries that bring you events catering to music, film, culinary and beverage, eSports, and the latest technology attend and speak during the conference. This year’s speakers have been announced as well as the workshops that will be held during the December 5-7 conference in Las Vegas. Check below and see a bit of the eclectic group that will be speaking on gaming, food, music and more: Jay Sweet – Executive Producer, Newport Folk and Jazz 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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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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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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Expand Your Consciousness at Enchanted Forrest

Enchanted Forrest has been making huge strides to become one of the leading consciousness festivals in the west coast area and continues to do so with their recent announcement of workshops featured at this years event. Let’s take a peak at the wisdom you can gain that will help you open your third eye. There will be 4 workshop areas: Nourishment & Nutrition, Health & Wellness, Relationships & Sexuality, and Spirituality & Science. Each area is focused on a certain aspect of one’s body and soul showcasing different lessons to be learned. Some of the topics you can explore are more »

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HARD Brings NWA Out

In case you’re the one person who either doesn’t have access to internet at some point in their day or literally live in a cave, HARD is bringing out the OG’s for their largest festival in the circuit, Hard Summer. HARD brings artists of all genres for it’s no-punches-pulled mid year event. After naming Ice Cube as a headlining artists, fans wondered what surprises would accompany that performance. Not to be disappointed, HARD announced that joining Ice Cube will be none other than MC Ren and DJ Yella. Having an almost complete NWA performance will be one for the books more »

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Mysteryland Lineup Revealed

Mysteryland just released their lineup for their 3rd annual event. They are bringing in the big guns for this one to say the least. The event is set for June 10-13 on the historic site of 1969’s Woodstock festival in Bethel, New York. The headliners are HUGE, let alone the rest of the talent set to take the stage! Odesza the first day, Skrillex the second and Bassnectar the third. With just those headliners announced, I would have sold my soul. If you’re itching to go, but want to see who else is playing, check out the full lineup below: more »

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Mixmash First Release of 2016

Only two weeks after the release of their 2015 Yearmix mixed by Inpetto, a one hour mix celebrating the imprint’s biggest and best tracks of last year, Laidback Luke’s well-established imprint Mixmash is getting 2016 off to a strong start with this new track from label regular, D.O.D. The Manchester-born electro house producer released his first breakthrough hits, ‘More Cowbell’ and ‘Bananas’ on Mixmash, leading to global success. He can count the likes of Laidback Luke, Hardwell, Blasterjaxx, Martin Garrix, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike and Tiesto amongst his fans. ‘Pull Up’ looks set to be a hit at the huge festival stages more »

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2016 Predictions: Transformational Festivals, New Genres, Marketing Tools

Happy 2016 everyone! We are almost a week into 2016, and I think it’s time to lay down some predictions for this year. I acknowledge that I’ll likely will be wrong about most of these, but I will be really, really right about a few of them. Let’s take a look. The Predictions 1. Bass House will grow old & generic It’s sad to think about, but bass house will become stale. Unfortunately, whenever a few artists pioneer a sound, there is a wave of imitators that hitch onto the trend drive it to the ground. As 2016 progresses, you more »

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