Electric Daisy Carnival returns to New York City for two days beginning on Friday, May 17. Saturday has already sold out, with limited Friday tickets remaining. URB has handpicked the essential acts to catch at this dance music festival, in no particular order but alphabetical.
Art Department | Neongarden | Saturday, 4:00-6:00pm
Toronto veterans Kenny Glasgow and Jonny White are Art Department. Over recent years, they have broke the mold in creating an upbeat live DJ/vocal performance that is taking sound systems by storm. Art Department perform regularly with the Crosstown Rebels crew and have also worked with Hot Creations. The stage is …
Whenever Armin Van Buuren graces a city with his inimitable sound, it’s cause for big celebration! The party doesn’t have to end in Philadelphia at 11pm on Friday, May 10, 2013. Join us at Red Sky for an unforgettable night of electronic music with Stereoshock, Bass Control and Ronin.
DJ polls are sooooo 2011. The real story in dance music for the past year-and-a-half has been the explosion of business activity that is minting EDM moguls faster than you can say “event driven marketing.”
Which is what makes this list by Australian EDM website InTheMix so revealing. Heck, the website even pegs this article about dance music’s global brand expansions as the start of their own “global brand expansion.”
So who made the list? With the exception of a couple of extremely well-heeled investors, it’s mostly folks who have been at this dance music thing for a long time. So a round of applause is actually in order.
CHEATCODE is at it again-mashing up a classic Rock track with an equally classic Hip-Hop track to create a whole new musical trip. The Massachusetts producer takes you from The Rolling Stones‘ 1966 “Mother’s Little Helper” to D12‘s 2001 “Purple Pills” through a wormhole with his 3rd eye. After the initial trip down the rabbit hole, you’re greeted with a booming bass and Trap hi-hats that send you on a spaced out journey with Eminem and Mick Jagger as your twisted tour guides. CHEATCODE’s mash-up of “Mother’s Little Helper” will be featured on his forthcoming album, Not Cool Til Further Notice. Now hit the jump to have a listen, and while you’re at it claim your free download, available exclusively through okayfuture.com.