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Alex M.O.R.P.H. Takeover: Interview and Review

Recently I traveled to Atlanta, Georgia to experience the trance legend himself, Alex M.O.R.P.H. Trying to prepare myself for this night was nearly impossible. Alex is a complete beast behind those CDJ’s and this night was going to be a spectacular night! This particular show was hosted by Unity Events and the venue of choice was WildPitch […]

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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+ DJs from all genres of electronic music and a new layout of the Speedway, Insomniac made sure that […]

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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 event and we cannot wait for this years installment. With many more great announcements to come, this teaser video just […]

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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 tracks: “1000 Suns” and the title track “Coming Alive”. The first track, “1000 Suns”, is happy tune that leads you in with […]

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Review: Bobby Puma ft. Desiree Dawnson Come Alive on Armada Deep

Bobby Puma, hot on heels of his recent huge collaboration with Tiesto “Making Me Dizzy“, is now back with a new release on Armada Deep. He joined forces with Desiree Dawson to create the house anthem of the summer, “Come Alive“. Desiree‘s angelic vocals introduce the track alongside high energy percussion, guaranteed to make you want […]


 
 

 

Top 15 Artists to See at Nocturnal Wonderland’s 20th Anniversary

We are now rolling into the month of August. EDC Las Vegas has come and gone, Tomorrowland blew right past us, and Hard Summer just started off the month with its larger than ever sold out crowd. The biggest and the best event ...
by Angel Martinez

 
 

Dreamstate Sells Out in Four Hours

Insomniac’s newest trance only event Dreamstate sold out in only four hours! TranceFamily from all over the US and other countries will be traveling to Southern California to take over the NOS Events Center’s Damus ...
by Suzanne Welker Jurgens

 

 

What To Bring To Summer Set Music Festival 2015!

Not sure what to bring with you to Summer Set Music Festival? Unlike many of the people who are attending, I will not be camping at the festival. I have compiled a list of my “festival necessities” that fit inside m...
by Grant Gilmore

 
 

15 Artists You Shouldn’t Miss at Summer Set Music Festival 2015

Sound In Motion’s Four Day festival and camping event, Summer Set Music Festival, is quickly approaching. Summer Set Music Festival’s 2015 lineup is reflective of the current state of popular music throughout the count...
by Grant Gilmore

 

 

Dreamstate: Lineup Announced for Insomniac’s First All Trance Event

After 10 consecutive days of announcements here’s the full lineup for Dreamstate, Insomniac’s first event dedicated solely to trance: Ace Ventura Adam Ellis Allen & Envy Aly & Fila Astrix Ben Nicky Bryan Ke...
by Suzanne Welker Jurgens

 
 

Electric Daisy Carnival Expands to Brazil and Japan

Insomniac has announced that Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) will bring its music festival experience to Brazil from December 4-5, 2015 at São Paulo’s Autódromo de Interlagos and Tokyo, Japan in 2016. EDC’s first f...
by Suzanne Welker Jurgens

 

 

Set Times Announced for Summer Set Music Festival 2015!

Get your conflict sharpies ready! The Summer Set Music Festival official set times have been released. One of my favorite things about this festival is that the headliner for each day gets to play during their very own time slo...
by Grant Gilmore

 
 

Summer Set Music Festival 2015 Event Preview!

The fourth annual Summer Set Music and Camping Festival (SSMF) returns to the beautiful Somerset Amphitheater in Northern Wisconsin with the festival’s most impressive lineup yet. Known for showcasing an eclectic mix of...
by Grant Gilmore

 

 

EDC Las Vegas 2015: Event Recap

  Nothing really compares to the sheer massiveness of the Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas. Having attended since 2012, there has personally never been an electronic music festival where I have felt so at home. Were t...
by Grant Gilmore

 
 

Interview: Trap Heavy Hitter Ookay

Abraham Laguna aka Ookay is one of the most humble and honest artists I have had the pleasure to sit down with. During EDC week, which is a busy time for any artist I was so grateful he was able to make the time to meet with me...
by Tory Clinton

 

 

CONTEST: Win a Pair of Tickets to Infected Mushroom at Club Nokia in LA on July 2nd

[CONTEST HAS ENDED] Win a pair of tickets for you and a friend to see Infected Mushroom on July 2nd at Club Nokia in Los Angeles. Show details: Infected Mushroom with Sound Remedy & Randy Seidman Thursday, July 2, 2015 Doo...
by Suzanne Welker Jurgens

 
 

EDC Las Vegas 2015: Day 3 Recap

I will be honest about this, I ended up arriving super late to the speedway on the third day of EDC this year. Not because I wanted to, not because I had a lack of interest in the earlier artists, but mostly because I was exhau...
by Grant Gilmore

 

 

EDC Las Vegas 2015: Day 2 Recap

Traffic problems had died down on day 2, due to a combination of the lack of rush hour traffic and a more coordinated shuttle team. I’m sure people still will have complaints but oh well, Insomniac can’t please ever...
by Grant Gilmore

 
 

EDC Las Vegas 2015: Day 1 Recap

After picking up my media badge from the Aria and getting prepped for the first day of this year’s Electric Daisy Carnival, we were finally on our way to the speedway. Taking the Aria shuttle, it took roughly 1.5 hours to...
by Grant Gilmore

 

 

Interview: Markus Schulz Visits Kansas City

Markus Schulz is a legend, to say the least. The DJ producer has been making music for over 20 years with unique sounds mixed from progressive, house, and trance.  Schulz has played everywhere from small club venues to the lar...
by Cassey Varvel

 
 

Insomniac and Yahoo Offer Live Video Stream of EDC Las Vegas June 19-21

Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) Las Vegas will host its first live video stream exclusively on Yahoo on June 19-21, 2015 from 8:30 pm to 5:30 am PT each night. It will be rebroadcast immediately following. In addition to Yahoo.c...
by Suzanne Welker Jurgens

 

 

EDC ProTip: Live the VIP Life at EDC!

Constantly I hear at festivals and read online about people complaining about VIP. They usually talk about why it isn’t worth it or that the people in VIP are ruining the experience for others. I am here to tell you otherwise...
by Grant Gilmore

 
 

EDC Las Vegas Dining Options Include New Gourmet Food Trucks Plus More

Brand new at Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC), Las Vegas this year is The Terrace at kinecticFIELD, the festival’s trendy restaurant, which will make its debut to VIP and Marquee SkyDeck ticket holders.  In addition there a...
by Suzanne Welker Jurgens

 

 

EDC ProTip: Know Your Shuttle Pick-Up and Drop-off Locations

As EDC goers know the speedway can get a little messy when it comes to commuting to and from the venue (especially day 1). On that note, if you are taking Insomniac or any other 3rd party shuttles (Party Bus, etc.) MAKE SURE to...
by Aman Sidhu

 
 

Interview: Getting to Know Fisherman & Hawkins, From Hardstyle to Trance

I don’t remember the first time I heard the hypnotizing synth and heart thumping bassline of Fisherman & Hawkins’ “Apache”, but I will say that I feel in love with their sounds from that moment on. Being an avid...
by Airec Syprasert