HARD Red Rocks 2015 Lineup Announced Featuring Dog Blood (Skrillex + Boys Noize), The Glitch Mob, Porter Robinson & More

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Hard Red Rocks 2015

HARD always manages to establish themselves as the true tastemakers for all things that go hard in the live electronic space; being responsible for Holy Ship!, Hard Summer and much more. Well they are returning to the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheatre, in Morrison, Colorado for their third HARD Red Rocks and they have outdone themselves once again with the lineup. 

HARD is bringing out Dog Blood, the techno side project from Skrillex and Boys Noize that went dormant last year after flipping the electronic world upside down. Dog Blood will be joined by live electronic trio The Glitch Mob, Porter Robinson and his new live show, HARD founder DESTRUCTO, Branchez and even local house legend Option 4. 

This night should surely be one of the best Red Rocks has to offer electronic fans all summer long and is guaranteed to sell out.

Grab tickets here this Friday at 9am PST. Will update here once ticket details are released.

Pretty Lights Announces First Ever Multi Day Camping Event In Telluride

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Pretty Lights Telluride 2015

"Two Nights Under The Starlit Skies In The Majestic Colorado Mountains"

Pretty Lights, one of the most influential faces in live electronic music, and Colorado's hero, always continues to keep his fans guessing with unexpected twists every single year. Last year he managed to work with the Colorado Symphony to have them play with him for his last two nights at the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheatre.. a venue he's been selling out for over 4 years now. He has headlined festivals all across the world and played in the smallest and biggest of cities. This week he has revealed some very exciting, and long awaited news, the first ever true Pretty Lights camping event. The guy has been dominating the camping festival circuit for years now, so it only made sense.

He has chosen the gorgeous location of Telluride, Colorado, and specifically the Telluride Town Park, out in the open right next to the gorgeous Rocky Mountains as close as you can get to the stars. He is set takeover the amazing outdoor location over August 28th and 29th this summer where he will be making history. 

This is what Derek Vincent Smith aka Pretty Lights has to say about the special 2 day gathering: 

"I've thought a lot about what a perfect place to throw a Pretty Lights concert might be, and what that actually means. I think that Telluride Town Park might be a place like that. The energy that resonates there is beyond the cusp of my own understanding but it is powerful and undeniable. I think that the seclusion of Telluride creates a real opening to focus on getting in touch.. with each other, ourselves, and the vibrations we experience as music, light, and life. PLUS the stars shine incredibly bright and the mountains are jaw dropping. These two nights in Telluride will be an awesome and historic opportunity to experience a live Pretty Lights show in what may be the perfect venue," 

You can purchase tickets to this special, extremely unique event through here on Feb 27th.

Telluride Festival

CounterPoint Music Festival Announces Biggest Lineup Ever For 2015 Ft. Zedd, Kygo, Dillon Francis, Zeds Dead & More

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CounterPoint Music Festival Zedd Kygo

CounterPoint Music Festival may still be a relatively new festival in the American festival circuit, but it proves year after year that it can stack up with some of the best events out there. The festival is in the same neck of the woods as TomorrowWorld in Kingston Downs a few miles outside of Atlanta. The 2015 edition of the festival will take place over May 22nd – 24th.

Headliners include Zedd, Widespread Panic, The Roots, and an impressive debut festival headlining spot from 2014's breakout act Kygo.

Other acts you should be exciteds about include  Knife Party, Dillon Francis, Zeds Dead, Umphree's McGee, RL Grime, Lettuce, Chet Faker, Galactic, Brodinski, Thomas Jack, TipperWhat So Not, Cherub, Emancipator, ILOKEMAKKONEN, Gorgon City, Robert DeLong, Jauz, Travis Scott, Lunice, Young Lean, Hermitude, Sango, Bixel Boys, Haywyre and much more. (SEE FULL LINEUP ABOVE)

You can buy all variety of regular and VIP passes through the website here. We hope to see you out there this year for what looks to be the best year in the festival's history. Enjoy!


CounterPoint 2015 lineup

HARD Summer Releases Biggest Lineup to Date + Epic Trailer Video

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Hard Summer 2014 Lineup

HARD Summer is one of the premiere electronic events in the country taking place right outside of LA thrown by HARD Events, also responsible for Holy Ship! and Day of the Dead among others. The lineup packs more surprises every year and this year the festival boasts is largest lineup to date. From the vast amount of headliners to every amazing artist scattered through the lineup, it's going to be hard to be disappointed. 

Taking place over August 2nd 3rd at the new location of Whittier Narrows Recreation Area right ousdie of Los Angeles, this is a weekend you don't want to miss out on.

Watch the incredible trailer below and pick up your tickets here before this sells out!

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Diplo’s Mad Decent Block Party Announce Huge Lineup, Dates and Cities For 2014 Including Outkast, Skrillex, and More

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Can Diplo do no wrong? The tastemakers tastemaker and head of the infamous Mad Decent record label has dropped the holy grail of announcements for his traveling music festival that is known as a massive Block Party. Not only has the nationwide block party expanded into new cities in 2014, but features a robust lineup of artists as iconic rappers Outkast will grace at least one of the stops along with another performance from Skrillex b2b Diplo as "Jack U". Pre-order tickets are available now for each stop, so start rounding up your group of friends and plan to a MDBP nearest you! Enjoy

Mad Decent Block Party 2014 | Pre-Order

Outkast • A$AP Ferg • Action Bronson • Bear Mountain • Big Gigantic • Bro Safari • Bunji Garlin • Cashmere Cat • Chance The Rapper • Chrome Sparks • Dan Deacon • Dillon Francis •
Diplo • Dirty South Joe • DJ Sega • DJ Snake • Djemba Djemba • Elliphant • Fatboy Slim • Flosstradamus • Flume • Flux Pavilion • Grandtheft • Griz • GTA • Jack U • Jillionaire • Kaytranada
Keys n Krates • Laidback Luke • LIZ • Mr. Carmack • Paper Diamond • Paul Devro • Riff Raff • RJD2
RL Grime • Run The Jewels • Sleigh Bells • Smalltown DJs • STRFKR • Swizzymack • Thugli •
Toy Selectah & Friends • Trippy Turtle • Walshy Fire • Wave Racer • What So Not • Wolfgang Gartner •
Zeds Dead

Full Dates & Locations After The Jump

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Mysteryland USA 2014 Announces Huge Lineup At Woodstock Site

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Mysteryland USA 2014 Lineup

Mysteryland, Tomorowland's brother festival, announced it's long awaited expansion to USA over Memorial Day weekend May 23rd – 26th taking place at the legendary Bethel Woods festival site where the iconic Woodstock festival took place. Everyone has been on their toes looking out for more info and today we get the very impressive cast of DJs that are on the lineup for the 2014 festival.

Thoughts on the lineup?

Grab tickets before it sells out here

[PREMIERE] Lightning in a Bottle 2014 Packs Huge Lineup

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One of the most exciting and unique festivals in the world is the transformative experience known as Lightning in a Bottle music festival taking place in Southern California. The festival is set to return with new dates, from May 22-26 2014, taking place at a new location at San Antonio Recreation Area in Bradley, CA  (Google Maps). 

The festival has brought out it's largest most impressive lineup to date venturing into various musical territories. Headliners include Gramatik, Amon Tobin, Baauer, Moby, Little Dragon, Phantogram, Beats Antique, Gold Panda, Simian Mobile Disco, Claude VonStroke as well as Cashmere Cat, Kaytranada, What So NotThe Polish Ambassador, Break Science, Damian Lazarus, Ryan Hemsworth, Thomas Jack, Chet Faker, Tokimonsta and Lee Burridge among a stacked cast of many other acts above.

Tickets to the festival are on sale now and flying, pick your tickets up here.

Bonnaroo Music Festival 2014 Reveals Impressive Lineup Featuring: Skrillex, Kanye West, Disclosure and More

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Bonnaroo 2014 Lineup

Being known as one of the most diverse music festivals in the world, Bonnaroo is back and better than ever in 2014 as it returns to Manchester, Tennessee with one of the heaviest lineups we've seen yet. Festival goes have come to experience quite the unique combination of music, live art, and comedic performances over a 4 day period with Bonnaroo establishing itself as one of the most essential summer events in the American music scene. This year will featured Skrillex, Kanye West, Disclosure, Chance The Rapper, Chromeo and many more!  So start planning trips for June 12th – 15th and purchase tickets starting February 22nd at noon EST. Enjoy

Bonnaroo 2014 | Purchase Tickets

Full Bonnaroo Lineup After The Jump

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Mysteryland USA Festival Announces Dates at Original Woodstock Site with Official Trailer + Tickets

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All of the rumors are confirmed, the Netherlands based music festival Mysteryland is finally expanding to the USA. This festival comes after TomorrowLand and Sensation White, the creators ID&T's other festivals. Mark you calendars.

The USA edition will be happening for the first time over the weekend of May 23rd – 26th. The festival will be taking place at the original Woodstock location in upstate New York at Bethel Woods, which has been renovated into one of the best locations in the country to throw a music festival.

Pre-Sale 3 Day tickets Starting at $109: Exclusive Pre-Sale ticketing will begin on December 11th at 10am (EST) if you register at this link: http://bit.ly/17KfmL9


General On Sale ticketing will begin on December 12th at 10am (EST)


Watch: TomorrowWorld Music Festival releases new “Book Of Wisdom” Trailer and Main Stage Lineup

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The now world famous TomorrowWorld, which is the American expansion of the iconic TomorrowLand music festival which takes place in Belgium annually, has just released another official trailer further building anticipation for the event of the year.

We also get the full main stage lineup of the festival including just about every heavy hitter in the EDM world from Tiesto, Afrojack, Porter Robinson, Armin van Buuren, Nicky Romero, David Guetta, Hardwell, Chuckie, Sebastian Ingrosso, Axwell, Alesso, Calvin Harris, Steve Aoki, and even all the new rising stars like Deniz Koyu, W&W, Dyro, NERVO, Quintino, and even newly announce Dzeko & Torres. This isn’t even naming everyone. Also make sure to see the


Watch New TomorrowWorld 2013 Trailer

EDC Promoters Insomniac Looking to Launch Electronic Festival on Woodstock Festival Grounds

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The great people of Insomniac, who are responsible for bringing us Electric Daisy Carnival, which is now one of the biggest electronic music festivals worldwide have announced some exciting plans to throw a new festival at the festival grounds where the iconic Woodstock Music Festival went down (for it’s 1994 tribute edition). The anticipated capacity will be 75,000 people throughout the multi-day projected festival.

This would be extremely appropriate venue for Insomniac to take their theatric carnival inspired antics to heights completely taking over a field rather then just a race track or arena.

This is what Simon Lamb, chief operating officer of Insomniac had to say:

What makes our events special relative to other music festivals and other concerts, you know, (is) we create an environment that’s filled with installation art, fireworks, costumed performers,” Lamb said. “It’s much more of a combination of a carnival, theater, music, art and special effects. We encourage the audience to participate in the event.” He said Insomniac has been producing dance music events for nearly 20 years, including the Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas, Nev.”

We will keep you updated on more info as it rolls in.

Source: Daily Freeman

Collie Buddz – Come Around (Minnesota Remix) : Incredible Reggae / Dubstep Remix [Free Download]

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Bass producer Minnesota drops off his long awaited festival ready remix to “Come Around” by Collie Buddz. He took the iconic reggae song and blasted it full of his aggressive yet melodic dubstep styling that is a sound very unique to Minnesota. Don’t miss out on the festival anthem that he has kindly now given out as a free download. Enjoy!

Don’t miss the Eternal Frequencie – Equinox EP from Minnesota available for free download

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Recess Music & Ideas Festival on Michigan State Campus ft. Kaskade & Project 46 Details + Giveaway : Formerly Glowfest [CONTEST]

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One of the pioneer touring electronic festivals GlowFest who has had acts such as Pretty Lights, Deadmau5, Hardwell, Porter Robinson, Big Gigantic, and countless other top acts have gone under some serious changes and grown as a company. They are now called RECESS and are in their terms a “Music & Ideas Festival”.  The second edition of the new event will be taking place at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan on Friday April 19th, 2013. Featuring musical guests Kaskade and Project 46.

During the day RECESS is a speker series featuring an out-of-the-box progressive speaker panel during the day from 3pm – 4pm “Study Hall” (held in Business School Room N130 on Campus). Then there is “The Playground”, which is an interactive career fair at the venue from 4:30 – 6:00pm (AG Expo Field) prior to doors opening featuring 16-20 disruptive startup companies. (Video explaining Recess more below)

To end the day is the word class electronic concert they are known for at Michigan State University, where they have brought out electronic icon Kaskade and rising Canadian duo Project 46. The festival is going to be the first outdoor music festival that the campus has seen, so should get extra crazy.
It’s amazing to see electronic music spawn such a potentially impactful event, reminding me of 3LAU’s Pencils for Promise campaign.

You can get early bird student tickets and general admission tickets right now for $25 and $30 before they go up.

Purchase Tickets Here

RECESS has been nice enough to let use giveaway a pair of tickets to this event. All you have to do is follow the 3 steps below.

Kaskade Ultra Music Festival 2013 Live Set


RECESS MSU Ticket Giveaway

1st Place Winner : (1 Winner Picked) Receives 2 General Admission Tickets to RECESS MSU Ft. Kaskade & Project 46

Winners picked Friday Night April 5th at 6pm CST  (Announced Saturday at 12pm CST)

To Enter do these 3 easy steps

1. Facebook ”Like” this post

2. Like RECESS and This Song Is Sick on Facebook Right Below



3. Comment below on this post answering the question “Why you should you win free tickets?”

Contest Closes Friday Night April 5th at 6pm CST  (Announced Saturday April 6th at 12pm CST) 

Lollapalooza 2013 Lineup Released Confirmation : SOLD OUT, Details On Single Day Tickets

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As we reported last week with the official leak of the Lollapalooza 2013 Lineup, we now get the official lineup confirmation from the festival with artwork, and single day ticket info. This is set to be an incredible 3 days over the August 2nd – 4th weekend in Chicago at the Lovely Grant Park.

The festival is completely sold out of early day tickets, and regualar 3 day passes. Single Day tickets go on sale April 3rd. They are sure to sell out very shortly after going on sale, so do not sleep on it if you want to see this stacked lineup.

The lineup includes the following headliners:  The Cure, Mumford & Sons, The Killers, Dog Blood (Ft. Skrillex and boys Noize), Nine Inch Nails, Phoenix, The Postal Service, Vampire Weekend, New Order, Queens of the Stone Age, The Lumineers, The National, Kendrick Lamar, Eric Church, Knife Party, Steve Aoki and Steve Angello of Swedish House Mafia.

Also playing is Ellie Goulding, Thievery Corporation, Grizzly Bear, Lana Del Rey, Flux Pavillion, Band of Horses, Major Lazer, Hot Chip, Azealia Banks, Local Natives, Two Door Cinema Club, Crystal Castles, Dada Life, Tegan & Sara, Imagine Dragons, Beach House, Cat Power, Frightened Rabbit, 2 Chainz, Matt & Kim, Alt-J, Foal, Death Grips, Dillon Francis, Court Yard Hounds, Smith Westerns, Disclosure, Adventure Club, Ben Howard, The Vaccines, GRiZ, Father John Misty, Ghost, Modestep, Charles Bradley, DIIV, Alex Clare, Heartless Bastards, Baauer, Baroness, Liane La Havas, Emeli Sande, Wild Nothing, Jessie Ware, Atlas Genius, Haim, Angel Haze, Timeflies, Theophilus London, Monsta, Wavves, Io Echo, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Icona Pop, Alvin Risk, Chance the Rapper, Lance Herbstrong, Jake Bugg, Wild Belle, Art Department, Ms Mr, St. Lucia, Shovels & Rope, Guards, Kill the Noise, Robert DeLong, Little Green Cars and a 30+ More!

On the electronic side some of the headliners include Knife Party, Dog Blood (Ft. Skrillex & Boys Noize) , Steve Aoki, Steve Angello, Thievery Corporation, Flux Pavilion, Major Lazer, Hot Chip, Crystal Castles,  Dada Life, Dillon Francis, Disclosure, Adventure Club, GRiZ, Alex Clare, Baauer, Monsta, Icona Pop, Alvin Risk, Lance Herbstrong, Kill the Noise, Art Department, and a ton more.




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