News

Apr 4, 2013

EDC Vegas ProTip #79 Find New Music, Don’t Be a Prisoner

More articles by »
Written by: Keith Wozniak

We are now less than 80 days away from Electric Daisy Carnival 2013 in Las Vegas and today’s tip has to do with finding new music!  As Armin van Buuren says, “don’t be a prisoner of your own style.”

There’s some of us that are trance addicts, some of us into bass music, house heads, others into dubstep and the list goes on.  There will be a bit of everything  which means it’s a great time to check out something new.  To give you an idea of the varying styles a list was put together here (don’t nitpick the classifications you’ll get the idea) of all the artists at EDC 2012 in Vegas sorted by style.

When the lineup and time slots are announced pick the artists that are on your must see list but also follow your heart to wander.  You’ll spend a lot of time walking between stages to meetup with friends and going from seeing one dj to another.  As you’re walking around don’t be afraid to stop for a few minutes to listen to something different, you may just fall in love.

Personally, I love trance and at a recent large event I had hoped to see Super8 & Tab but the friends I was with wanted to hear Knife Party so I decided went along and had a great time and was surprised how much I enjoyed them.  There’ll be a lot of dj’s that you may never think about paying to see if they were booked at a local venue so a large festival like this gives you the perfect chance to expand your mind.

The opposite could also happen where you just hear a noise so bad you have to keep moving, like this last year labeled as “the worst noise heard at Electric Daisy Carnival.”

I’m sure someone likes that but obviously someone did not but you’ll never know until you give it a try!

You’re spending a lot of money for the festival so don’t miss out on your favorites but check out more.  If you’re with friends who want to see someone else take the plunge and make a compromise, you may just find something new.

Everything sounds better with big lights, big sound and a big crowd!

Previous ProTips:

#80 WATER WATER WATER WATER

#81 BUY A SHUTTLE PASS

#82: DON’T FORGET CHAP STICK



About the Author

Keith Wozniak
Founder of this web site, I have also has been involved with raves since 1999 as a raver, flyer guy, owned a promotion company throwing small and large events and also ran one of the first Dancesafe chapters. I've done it all and have never thought the scene was dead. Also writes for SchulzArmy.com




 
 

 

Celebrating 20 Years With The Electric Daisy Carnival

Insomniac hosted the iconic Electric Daisy Carnival at the Las Vegas Speedway last month. The gigantic event was one for the books as it once again sold out, celebrating their 20th Anniversary. With a massive lineup of 200+ DJ...
by Keith Wozniak

 
 

EDC Orlando 2016 Official Teaser

Insomniac returns to Tinker Field on November 4 & 5, 2016, for yet another fantastic weekend of sunshine, good vibes, spectacular art, performers, carnival rides and the best beats around. Last year was a truly magical eve...
by Keith Wozniak

 
 

Review: A Little Background on Arno Cost and His New EP ‘Coming Alive’

Paris’ golden star Arno Cost just released his first EP Coming Alive on Protocol Recordings. For those of you who don’t know, P.R. is Dutch house DJ Nicky Romero’s label. Cost’s EP will feature two fresh trac...
by Keith Wozniak

 

 

EDC Orlando 2015: Event Review

With this being my first trip to the Orlando installment of Electric Daisy Carnival I was extremely excited to see what all the hype was about. I have attended numerous EDC Las Vegas festivals and I was sure this great Insomnia...
by Keith Wozniak

 
 

EDC Orlando 2015: Day 1 Recap

Day one EDC Orlando was out of this world! The general admission line to get in moved very quickly without any major flaws. The set up and layout of the festival had a decent flow. I began my day at the main stage which was ba...
by Keith Wozniak

 
 

EDC Orlando 2015: Single Day Tickets Available and Lineup By Day

Insomniac announced today that single day tickets and the lineup by day for the 5th installment of Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC), Orlando are now available. Single day General Admission passes start at $99 before service fees,...
by Keith Wozniak

 




Comments

  1. lmao! wtf this site is really cool. cant believe i just found it 5 minutes ago

    1. keithwozniak says:

      Thanks for finding it! I really only started it about a month or so ago and it’s growing. 🙂