Festival Spotlight: FreakNight Festival 2013

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As EDM has progressed through the years, it has taken a life of its own. From underground warehouses to selling out arenas, EDM went from what was considered a cult following to a radio sensation. Another trend in this realm of music is the national takeover of holidays. In recent years, EDM promoting companies continue…

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TRANCE THURSDAYS: Throwback Edition #1

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If you’ve been listening to trance for a while, there’s a strong possibility that you’re getting tired of the latest tracks being released in 2013.  Nowadays there are too many vocals, too much floaty mainstream pop-sounding whiny garbage.  Even the producers that continue to make awesome hard trance will also release tracks that are too…

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Spookfest 2013 Lineup and Ticket Information

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  Live 105 Subsonic Halloween Madness Spookfest Pre-Sale Tickets have been announced! If you’re going to be in the Bay Area around the end of October, this event should be added to your traveling list. Spookfest, the annual event put on by Live 105, will be back again for another year in Oakland at the…

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Burning Man: A Musical Message to First-Timers, Old-Timers, and Myself

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  What is Burning Man?  It is a magical collection of unforeseen mini-adventures, people dressed in fur (and, sometimes, nothing at all) and, of course, glorious music.  But what is this spectacle of modern societal defiance all about?  Is it about community?  Self-acceptance?  Music and art appreciation?  Yes, yes and yes.  These are all correct,…

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TRANCE THURSDAYS: Broning

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Ok, so it seems like the Russian producers are dominating my TRANCE THURSDAY column!  But this week’s choice artist truly deserves a feature, which you’ll agree with after you hit P.L.A.Y. His name is Broning and his new EP, P.L.A.Y., is some of the best melodic trance I’ve heard this year!  Signed to Gareth Emery’s…

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The Road To Beyond Wonderland Bay Area

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Photo Credit belongs to Ruby Skye San Francisco, CA – This past Thursday, San Francisco was rocked by Dutch electro house DJ and music producer Hardwell, who performed at the world-famous venue Ruby Skye. Hardwell is thus far the only DJ to confirm he will perform at Beyond Wonderland Bay Area, which draws the question,…

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The Garden Festival, Croatia: The Festival World’s Best Kept Secret

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    I had heard amazing things about The Garden Festival, but upon my arrival to Tisno, Croatia in July, I was unsure of what to expect.  The seaside town was so small and mellow and seemed like it couldn’t possibly host a more-than-week-long festival that boasts names such as Justin Martin, Eats Everything, Soul…

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