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.
Thanksgiving is for turkeys and Christmas Eve for church-goers -- but New Year's Eve? That's the night for a party! Here are the 10 most promising planned for L.A. this Dec. 31. 10. LA Loves Techno Insomniac offers this over-21 rave and rage in downtown with perpetual dance floor pumper Sasha (for ... More >>
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Los Angeles has recently experienced a heavy influx of international dance music producers, DJs, and label chiefs. Brits like Michael Cook and Mark Lewis were throwing raves in the Southland in the late '80s and early '90s, while French dance royalty Daft Punk arrived at some point in the late '90s ... More >>
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J to the B rockin' Stussy like it's '93.While we like to think of ourselves as worldly ragers, the City of Angels often doesn't rate on the world map of professional partying. You know, Miami, Vegas, Berlin, Ibiza. But we're getting there (glad we have our priorities straight). Some of the g ... More >>
miss-nine.com The dog days of summer have arrived, the mega-ravers are taking a weekend off, and all the party people are in Ibiza. Right? Wrong. There's plenty of talent in L.A. for you to enjoy in mid-August: Friday: The new (-ish) promoters over at Vanguard have been slowly putting togeth ... More >>
After years of traversing L.A.'s party scene, hitting up everything from parties with pants-less waiters to goblin-themed events and steampunk parties, there is nothing quite as strange as heading to Avalon on a Saturday night for its flagship party, Avaland. The Hollywood mega-club seems to go agai ... More >>
London-born dance producer talks techno and the changing face of electronic labels
Super-club promoter Giant and its founder Dave Dean have quietly returned to Avalon Hollywood to help promote Friday and Saturday nights, club representatives confirmed. The move marks a reunion for Dean and his onetime home base after he was booted from the club in 2006 (rumors were that his cut o ... More >>
While the likes of Richie Hawtin, Sven Vath (and his Cocoon label), and the Kompakt label crew (Michael Mayer et. al.) get much of the credit for sparking the techno resurgence of late, Berliner Steve Bug deserves just as much reverence. Steve Bug gigs Avalon's fifth anniversary on Saturday ... More >>
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