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Sep 22, 2014

Recap: Beyond Wonderland Bay Area 2014 Day 2

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Written by: Grant Gilmore

After some slight delays getting to the venue today we arrived around 5 pm, just in time to catch Simon Patterson. I was sad that we missed Photographer but Psymon’s set was off the charts amazing. We headed towards the food trucks on the opposite end of the venue, stopping at Audien for a bit on the way.

Unfortunately the chicken sliders were unavailable today, but I settled on some Spaghetti that was pretty good! While eating we saw the end of Bro Safari and the opening few minutes of Myon and Shane 54 before heading back to the main stage. Returning just as Showtek began their set, full of high energy they had the entire crowd moving together at one point, jumping and dancing in unison. They ended their set by giving their oldest fans a treat by playing one of their classic hits, “FTS”! Dada Life was up next, continuing to ride the high energy of the crowd from a set that just ended.

We ran over to the Cheshire Woods stage to catch the beginning of Aly & Fila before racing back to Kaskade to finish off our night. Kaskade played a set that was full of his hits and mashups, and ended with a great fireworks display. Overall this weekend was a ton of fun and full of amazing sets!

Stay tuned for the full review and photos coming soon!


About the Author

Grant Gilmore
Grant is has been listening to electronic dance music since the early 2000s. Actively involved in the EDM community, Grant is an admin for the EDC Subreddit and their Facebook group. Previously he has been part of several EDM startups and promotion companies such as Shamele55, Electric State of Mind and Q-Dance. Originally listening to trance artists such as ATB, Armin Van Buuren and Paul Oakenfold, Grant has expanded his listening experience to include a full set of genres ranging from hardstyle to deep house and has been regularly attending both festivals and club events since 2010.


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