Electric Daisy Carnival is back at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway this year, June 21-23.
It is sold out. But we'll provide full coverage, in case you can't be there.
The full lineup is below, in alphabetical order.
This year's lineup for Hard Summer is out. Headliners include Knife Party, Duck Sauce, Dog Blood (ie Skrillex and Boys Noize), and Bassnectar
See also: Our Hard 2012 slideshow
This sixth annual edition of the two-day, EDM-focused festival takes place in downtown's Los Angeles State Historic Park ... More >>
On Friday afternoon, nearly 3,000 raver chicks, dude guys, scenesters, club kids and DJs assembled at a port in Fort Lauderdale and boarded the MSC Poesia, aka Holy Ship!! There are two exclamation points because this is the second edition of the EDM party cruise put on by L.A.'s Hard Events. The li ... More >>
Electronic dance music's recent resurgence has made the genre more popular than ever before, but it's still often not taken seriously as an art form.
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And yeah, many goofily-dressed ravers are ... More >>
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Electronic dance music's recent resurgence has made the genre more popular than ever before, but it's still often not taken seriously as an art form. And yeah, many goofily-dressed ravers are so high they'll literally dance to anything. But below we've highl ... More >>
Our review of HARD Summer, Day 1
Claude Vonstroke Got in the EDM Game Late and Now He's Taking It Over
Los Angeles State Historic Park
Better than... A night without dance jams.
Earlier this week, Forbes Magazine published a list of top 10 highest paid DJ/producers on the ... More >>
You can't blame Barclay Crenshaw for feeling like an old man playing a young man's game. When he created his DJ-producer alter ego, Claude VonStroke, and launched his Dirtybird label, Crenshaw was already 32. "In the world of dance music, that's already, like, you're on the way out," he says. Instea ... More >>
The West Coast was a shining beacon for American dance music. It was where Kaskade, Miguel Migs, Mark Farina, DJ Dan, Doc Martin, Donald Glaude, Marques Wyatt, Hardkiss and so many others fostered a special sound.
While this is still the place to be for massive festivals like Coachella and Electric ... More >>
Hard Summer fest is back, this time as a two-day event, August 3-4, at Los Angeles State Historic Park.
The organizers were kind enough to share the line-up with West Coast Sound before anyone else. The EDM-focused party is headlined by this dude with a weird haircut you may have heard of named Skr ... More >>
Dub Police Tour ft. Caspa
House of Blues
Better than ... the music at frat parties.
There was a dubstep party in Hollywood Saturday night, and people wearing SpiritHoods (those faux-fur animal hats you see at raves), glow-stick mohawks, and plenty piercings descended on the House of Blues. ... More >>
It's all going Pete Tong Saturday at Monster Massive.Pete Tong, as the U.K.'s Independent newspaper put it, is "the god of dance music." With BBC Radio 1's "Essential Selection" and "Essential Mix" shows, he certainly is global clubland's most influential DJ.
He's the guy who every other A-l ... More >>
Claude VonStroke is the prankster of dance music, a provocateur whose tracks ("Who's Afraid Of Detroit," "Deep Throat") are cantankerously groovy. While many DJs set their watches to the latest movements in club-land (minimal, nu electro, tech-trance), VonStroke is a rare spinner who has created an ... More >>