As we look forward to the quickly approaching summer season, you can also look forward to new music from Derek Vincent Smith, the pioneer of soulful, electro hip-hop better known as Pretty Lights. His new studio album A Color Map Of The Sun will be a two-CD collection of 13-songs plus a second album, Live Studio Sessions From A Color Map of the Sun. This studio album marks the first Pretty Lights album to be released physically and digitally simultaneously. In true Pretty Lights fashion, the album will be available in its entirety as a free download on the album's release date via his website.
More days than others, it seems like we're looking for some nostalgia from music festivals past only to get us in gear for music festivals present. Sometimes there are no words to describe our experiences, however, thankfully we have the live sets to bring us back to those moments. We've rounded up 10 amazing live sets from a solid group of DJ's that produce unforgettable sets and will most definately never get old. Listen, love, and enjoy!
2. Diplo- Live at Electric Zoo 2012
5. Tristan Garner- Live at Tomorrowland 2012
6. Laidback Luke- Live at Ultra Music Festival 2012
8. DJ Solo- Live at Electric Forest 2012
9. Le Castle Vania- Live at Escape From Wonderland 2011
10. Steve Aoki- Live at UMF Korea 2012
Article by Sarah Harper
Usually when an eclectic mix of ravers cross paths, they find themselves wired with different brainwaves and thinking patterns, disagreeing and interested in opposite genres whether it be dubstep, progressive house or trance. But when the conversation between the two parties leads to Electric Zoo, surprisingly, the two-different minded personalities can usually come together in agreement: Electric Zoo is an electronic music festival, designed for whatever type of sub genere of dance music you’d like to delve into.WebRep currentVote noRating noWeight
This Labor Day, Electric Zoo is set to takeover Randall’s Island for the fourth year in a row. With just under two weeks left until the festival, organizers have released the final lineup and set times for the three-day event. Spanning four stages, Electric Zoo will offer an eclectic lineup, which includes everything from House to Techno, Trance to Dubstep, and Electro to Drum & Bass. Some of the most notable names in the EDM will perform in one of the biggest electronic music festivals on the east coast, with David Guetta, Axwell, and Tiësto headlining.
If you’re lucky enough to make it to this marathon of a festival, planning is key to get the best experience. Over 100 artists will perform at four different stages throughout the three days of Electric Zoo and it will be impossible to catch every one of them. To make the best of your festival experience here is a day-to-day guide of the essential sets of Electric Zoo.
Get ready L.A, Pretty Lights is coming to the Shrine Auditorium on September 15th!
Colorado based producer Derek Vincent Smith's 'party rocking beats' not only swell dance floors but combine genres unlike any other producer out there. Currently on Pollstar's Top 50 tours chart, Pretty Lights has kept audiences dancing at some of the biggest festivals in the country including Ultra, Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, Glastonbury, Identity, Norway’s Oslo Live and Poland’s Audioriver, as well as a sold-out concert at Colorado’s Red Rocks Amphitheatre.