Category: Show Reviews

Hardwell Drops A Special Moombahton / Hip-Hop Inspired Set At EDC Las Vegas

Coming from the land of the four on the floor Hardwell, the king of Revealed Records,  has dipped his toes into the realm of Hip-Hop. The house master mind has become such an influence to modern day EDM that he has set his sights on the world of Hip-Hop and Moombahton. For those who don’t...

Time Warp USA Official Recap: Enter The Cave

  Enter Pier 39, Brooklyn: industrial ruins, raw cold and thousands of black-clad tech heads losing sleep at the 20th year edition of Time Warp in its first US appearance. While the event’s aesthetic and atmosphere were more than memorable, Time Warp was about techno over everything. Attendees were treated to a potent lineup of international hard hitters, fusing festival sound and...

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Show Review: Joseph Capriati and Carlo Lio at Bijou

Make way for the new boss in town: techno. As people tire of the commercial EDM sound, interest in other genres has been exploding. The techno scene is no exception. Italian DJ Joseph Capriati playing at Bijou Boston is in line with the trend of techno superstars who have graced the club’s decks; such as Dubfire, Loco Dice, Adam...

Tomorrowworld 2014 – Flawless Victory

Now that the dust has settled in Georgia, we take a fond look back on the one weekend that Chattahoochee Hills became earth’s premiere music locale. For 3 days, 45,000 dedicated campers and 100,000 other festivalgoers formed one of the world’s most densely and peaceably populated communities. With the exceptional gathering of musical talent available...

Event Review: Awake Boston at Prime

Usually, if you’re in a nightclub at 6 AM that means you’re wrapping up a crazy night of partying. But Awake Boston is trying to change that image — they envision nightclubs as a place to start, not just end, your day. Following on the trend of early morning, pre-work dance parties in London and New...

Show Review: Markus Schulz at Bijou

The mark of a good DJ is being able to adjust to different dance floors  — being able to sense the vibe of the crowd and the space, and calibrate his or her music accordingly. A festival set for 20,000 people is not the same thing as an intimate club set for 200. A four hour set...

Super Moon, Superb Moonrise Festival

With Starscape Festival coming to an end after 14 years, a new hope rose from the horizon in Baltimore for electronic music fans. On August 9 and 10, the first Moonrise Festival took to the infield of the mile long Pimlico Race Course, where the famous Preakness horse race had been run just months earlier. After...

Show Review: Future Sound of Egypt 350 at the Hammerstein Ballroom, New York

For me, shows don’t start when you get on the dance floor; they start while you’re waiting in line outside. That’s when you can chat to other fans, compliment each other’s outfits, bond over intrusive security pat-downs and freak out about which DJs, tracks and remixes you’re most excited to hear live. That was definitely...