Insomniac’s Pasquale Rotella announces strategic partnership w/ IRRUPT

March 23, 2017

IRRUPT, an innovative sound design company that quietly launched in late 2015 out of its European headquarters in Berlin, is honored to announce a new strategic partnership with Pasquale Rotella, Founder/CEO of Insomniac, and Circle Talent Agency’s Founder Kevin Gimble and Co-owner Steve Gordon.


March 14, 2017

This October, Oliver Heldens will make a spectacular freedive, under the supervision of free diving worldrecord holder (130 mtrs) Nanja van den Broek. With his free dive, Heldens and the Mission Live Foundation are asking for worldwide public attention to the cause of clean oceans without plastic soup.

Halfway to EDC 2017 Video

February 9, 2017

Watch the hilarity ensue on the Las Vegas Motor Speedway as Nigel drops in on NASCAR drivers and empty bleachers instead of eight stunning stages, fire-breathing Art Cars, exhilarating carnival rides, and over 400,000 high-energy Headliners, here.

Insomniac, OCESA and Apodaca Present Inaugural Beyond Wonderland Mexico

February 7, 2017

Insomniac, OCESA and Apodaca revealed the fan-favorite Beyond Wonderland festival will travel to Mexico for the first time on Saturday, May 6, 2017. Making its international debut at the tremendous Mundo de Adeveras in Monterrey, Beyond Wonderland will bring thousands of fans the whimsical environment and spectacular production that it is widely praised for in North America.

Ushuaïa Ibiza Beach Hotel Announce 2017 Opening Party

February 2, 2017

As the days start getting longer, thoughts immediately turn to the summer ahead. It’s now time to start planning those Ibizan getaways, and there’s one very important date just announced for the season ahead on the island: Ushuaïa Ibiza Beach Hotel opening party!

Best New Year’s Eve Parties

December 30, 2016

Do you still need help figuring out what to do for New Year’s? Check our our curated list of the best NYE events including performances by various artists and DJs all over the country.

Things We Don’t Understand About DJs

December 19, 2016

EDM DJs are a very different beast. All the flash and hype, square jaws and jumping around. Sometimes we’re just left scratching our heads and asking, “Why?” Especially when it comes to these six things.

Insomniac Pop-Up Shop at Meltdown Comics

December 16, 2016

In the Spirit of the Holidays, Insomiac has created a very special Pop-Up Ticket Shop at Meltdown Comics in LA! 🎁 A limited amount of Insomniac festival passes for Countdown, Middlelands, and EDC Las Vegas 2017 can be purchased with NO SERVICE FEES! 🎉 🎅 🎄 ALSO, included with an EDC Las Vegas ticket, is your choice of an Insomniac LED water bottle or Mr. Owlie Plushy for FREE with every ticket. 🙌 A perfect stocking stuffer for your beloved Festival Bestie (OR Yourself)! 😉

Don’t Choose Trains and Don’t Choose Drugs. Choose Life.

December 4, 2016

Twenty years have passed since the movie adaptation of Trainspotting hit the silver screens – and so it was quite the surprise for fans when it was announced that a sequel film was in production. Even better, the film reunites the original director and many members of the original cast, including all four of the main characters. On its release in November 2016, the trailer for the new film, which is to be called T2: Trainspotting, became a viral hit.

Who is Mr. Borgore?

November 18, 2016

Borgore is a DJ/dubstep producer who is known as Asaf Borger in real life. He was born in Tel Aviv on October 20, 1987. Before hooking with Tomba and putting up Alphamale Primates dubstep duo, he displayed a passion for heavy metal music and was the drummer for Shabira, an Israeli deathcore band.

Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike break the record for biggest solo DJ show

November 16, 2016

In what was a ferociously sought-after event, the pair succeeded in their goal of obliterating the previously-set record as 45,000 ardent fans joined them at the Veltins Arena (home to FC Schalke 04 Football club) for the ‘Bringing Germany The Madness’ extravagance, which was of truly epic proportion!

Diplo’s Bio – The Artist and The Man

November 13, 2016

Thomas Wesley Pentz is better known publicly as Diplo, is a song writer, record producer, a record executive, and American DJ. The name “Diplo” is short for diplodocus, which reflects the man’s childhood fascination for dinosaurs.

Insta_Rave’s Mission is to Revolutionize the Rave Bra Industry

November 8, 2016

Rave bras come in all shapes and colors. Just to name a few, rave bra designs include the following themes: Greek Goddess, Om, Gilded Lotus, Mermaid, Butterfly, Skeleton Hands, Harley Quinn, Alice in Wonderland, Alien, Fairy and many others. Rave Bras not only look beautiful, they also help to express individuality of their owner and to stand out from the crowd.

Grooving to the Beat of Major Lazer

November 6, 2016

What happens when some of the world’s most talented DJs decide to get together and form their own band? Well, when the DJs in question happen to include luminaries such as Diplo, Jillionaire, Walshy Fire, Boaz van de Beatz, and — in the beginning — Switch, you might just get something that looks and sounds like Major Lazer.

Boo! San Francisco Is Coming To the Bay Area This Weekend

October 27, 2016

This Halloween weekend is the perfect time for our Bay Area Headliners to let the scare out and join thousands of their best friends and fellow ravers in celebrating the biggest costumed event of the year: BOO! San Francisco 2016.

Safe In Sound Festival (2016) Takes Over the SF Bay Area

October 24, 2016

Safe in Sound is the first ever full bass music festival by Vital Events that tours all over the country on an annual basis. This year’s tour calendar includes stops in at least 25 different cities in the span of three months from September to December.

Insomniac Illustrated Vol. 2 “Nocturnal Wonderland”

October 21, 2016

As a token of appreciation to the Headliners for making the 21st annual Nocturnal Wonderland such a memorable experience, Insomniac Events created Insomniac Illustrated Vol. 2 to preserve memories from the event in comic book form.

Dreamstate San Francisco 2017

October 18, 2016

Second annual Dreamstate San Francisco 2017 in San Francisco set to take over the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium on Saturday, May 27 and Sunday, May 28, 2017

Music Festival Ready Fashion From iHeartRaves

October 17, 2016

Imagine swaying to the songs of both famous and up and coming artists along with twenty thousand other people in an open field. There’s nothing quite like that feeling of being free to dance and celebrate music garbed in your iHeartRaves apparel and accessories.

The World’s Best EDM Festivals

October 16, 2016

There are many music festivals all around the world, each with their different takes on how to make the people enjoy music the most. Here is a list of the best EDM festivals.

Tiesto’s Private Jets Through the Years

October 8, 2016

DJ Tiesto has used, bought, and maintained his own jets over the years. He does so not as a frivolous luxury but for more practical reasons connected to his status as a celebrity.

Top-Rated Rave Supplements in the Market Today

October 4, 2016

Do you pay for a great night out of fun and excitement with a severe hangover, a brutal headache, and intense muscle pain? Do you come home from the gym exhausted and irritable? Do you

20 Best Gifts for Music Lovers

August 30, 2016

We curated a list of 20 gift ideas to share with you. Scroll down below to see all gift ideas to help you get the perfect gifts for music lovers.

AIAIAI TMA-2 Modular Headphones

August 26, 2016

With 360 unique configurations of cables, headbands, speakers, and earpads, you will have the freedom to build a perfect pair of headphones that will suit your needs whether you are a DJ, sound engineer, or an entry-level audiophile.

SuperCity Summer Festival

August 23, 2016

SuperCity Summer Fest – the only summer outdoor stadium festival in Northern California – was held at Oakland Coliseum (Oakland, CA) on August 19 as the first event of the annual SuperCity Summer Fest series.


August 1, 2016

The EDM duo, Krewella, surprised fans with their latest 6-track EP. The Krewella Ammunition EP was released by Columbia Records on May 20, 2016 although two of the singles in the EP, “Beggars” and “Broken Record” were already out by then.

Absolut Deadmau5 Headset

July 23, 2016

Multi-platinum recording artist Deadmau5 and Absolute Labs (an idea incubator and think tank for cutting-edge ideas) are about to release a virtual reality and extremely interactive game called “Absolute deadmau5”.

Top DJs Who Own Luxurious Private Jets

July 20, 2016

You may be able to guess a few of the DJs who can obviously afford to fly privately. Some of these planes have unique designs that are giving away its owners name. We complied a list of DJs with photos of their planes. Check it our below and let us know whose plane has the best design.

10 Surprising EDM Facts You Never Knew

July 11, 2016

Are you a real EDM fan? Well, we suppose you will answer ‘yes’. But, what does it mean to be a ‘real’ fan? You may be familiar with popular DJs and their tracks. The real

EDM Instruments Necessary for Creating Music

July 11, 2016

The various electronic sounds we can hear in popular tracks nowadays do not come from one, but from several EDM instruments. Producers use samplers, drum machines, synthesizers, and even additional loopers. But, of course, all the magic starts on your computer.

36 Festival Fashion Brands and Shops

July 7, 2016

There are plenty of good reasons to go to large EDM apparel e-commerce websites for your festival / club wardrobe needs, but today we are going to bring you 50 reasons not to. Whether you’re

Vegas DJ Schedules

July 4, 2016

Best Vegas Nightclubs & Vegas DJ Schedules Las Vegas, Nevada, also known as the Sin City, is a place where the fun never stops. And, thanks to the amazing Vegas DJ schedule, Las Vegas became

World’s Best Nightclubs

July 4, 2016

Everybody enjoys a good party, and many nightclubs can offer you a good time every now and then. But, there are only a few places in the world that guarantee you an amazing party every single time you visit them. There is a reason why the world’s best nightclubs have earned their name – because of great service, amazing music, and fun people.

Best Rave Outfits for Guys

June 24, 2016

Raving can be an awesome experience if you have the right gear. And, by gear we mean badass rave outfits for guys combined with some cool accessories or even the stunning plasma rave shoes. Once

High Waisted Rave Shorts Collection

June 21, 2016

These high waisted rave shorts will fit perfectly with your tops, shoes, and accessories, and, in addition, you can definitely wear these on some other occasions.

CounterPoint 2016 Is Cancelled

March 24, 2016

Sadly, CounterPoint will not be returning to Kingston Downs this Spring: https://t.co/BsCfo8ngjo — CounterPoint (@cntrpntmusic) March 11, 2016 Waking up to such message is not pleasant. Now, it is official. The 2016 CounterPoint Music Festival

Check Out Bill Gates Trying to DJ

March 23, 2016

Celebrities trying to DJ is not a strange thing. There have been several attempts with celebrity DJs, such as Paris Hilton, Elijah Wood, Pauly D, and even Hodor from Game of Thrones. Now, the celebrity

Top 5 Things To Take To Your Next Music Festival

March 21, 2016

Going to a music festival is an unforgettable experience, and you will definitely love it. It does not matter, if it is your first time, or fifteenth time – it is always new and exciting!

King Tutting: The Basics

March 21, 2016

King tutting is a part of the gloving culture which was brought into the spotlight relatively short time ago. And now of course it is really hard to imagine that there was the time when

New Concept: Dials And Finger Stacks

March 17, 2016

Dialing, or finger stacking is one of the relatively new and powerful trends of the glover movement. The concept is very simple, and gives you endless variations to play with. It is also very bright

Japanese LED Skirt Design

March 16, 2016

Skirts with LEDs were originally designed by Kiyoyuki Amano. She used a 3D printer, Bluetooth and a control boar to create one of the latest fashion hits. This skirt is expected to be exported in large numbers this year.

Top 5 Gifts for Ravers

March 15, 2016

Remember that panicky feeling, when you have to buy a gift for someone, but you can’t come up with a single idea what to buy? And what if he or she is a raver? If

EDM Television is Coming. Is the World ready for it?

March 14, 2016

The world’s first EDM TV channel is scheduled to be launched TODAY. The new channel will be exclusively dedicated to the Electronic Dance Music and will offer the following program types: scripted shows, documentaries, broadcast news,

What Does Wearing A Kandi Mean

March 14, 2016

Seeing adults wearing a set of colorful plastic bracelets when it is not a rave day might seem weird for people outside the scene. People may give you puzzled looks when they see you wearing a set of kandi

LED Hooping Gallery

March 11, 2016

Special thanks to the following people and companies who contributed their photos to this gallery: Astral Hoops Hyperion Hoop Amy G Ali Morley Check them all out. These guys are awesome!

Hula Hooping? Yes, You Can!

March 11, 2016

Remember those days when we used to play with hula hoops on the playgrounds? We were whirling or just sliding from one to another. Remember how we all tried to repeat all the amazing stunts

Deadmau5 will play ASOT at UMF 2016 (+ Full Lineup)

February 18, 2016

One of the biggest dance music festivals around the world and the official festival season opener, Ultra Music Festival has finally announced its final lineup for 2016. Huge news for all trance and Deadmau5 fans

Nina Kraviz on BBC Radio 1’s Essential Mix

February 12, 2016

Listen back to the weird and wonderful sounds of @NinaKraviz on BBC Radio 1’s Essential Mix. Nina Kraviz is a DJ/producer from Moscow. She began DJing and collecting vinyl before joining a band as a

Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Goes EDM

February 6, 2016

  Hillary Clinton’s campaign staff expressed interest in using “Together” by Throttle, who just released a #1 collab with Oliver Heldens, for her campaign tour. This might be an attempt to appeal to Marco Rubio’s audience

MØ Announces Her New Surprising Collaboration

January 29, 2016

After her amazing collaboration with Major Lazer, MØ recently shared a Tweet about her upcoming collaboration with, guess who? Of course, the answer is Jack Ü, the amazing Skrillex and Diplo’s duo. Shortly before she announced this

The Rise of Caroline D’Amore

January 29, 2016

Have you heard of Caroline D’Amore? Well, this is a name you should pay more attention to. Caroline D’Amore spent her childhood in Southern California, but she’s not your run-of-the-mill California Girl. “I was the

Mija Releases New Remix & World Tour Dates

January 29, 2016

Besides releasing her new Daren Styles remix, Mija also announced her second world tour – sick.af v2. The tour will take her from LA to Mexico and even beyond. The tour will see her set

Betsie Larkin – “We Are The Sound” Premiere

January 29, 2016

Betsie Larkin is one of the legendary trance vocalists. She is behind some of the biggest genre anthems such as, “Safe Inside You” with Armin Van Buuren and “Not Coming Down” with Ferry Corsten. Her amazing

May I Introduce: Krewella

January 5, 2016

Yasmine Yousaf is one of the founding members of Krewella. Yasmine was born in 1992 and is listed a singer, songwriter, and rapper. Yasmine is a mixture of Pakistani, German and Lithuanian. Jahan is the

This LED water slide will blow your mind

January 5, 2016

This blow you mind attraction at The Bad 1 leisure center in Bremerhaven, Germany is geared up with a series of high-powered LEDs that make for the ultimate ride. The Black Hole water slide starts off in

How DJs Got Their Names (Part II)

January 5, 2016

  Above & Beyond With Grant and Siljamäki teaming up with McGuiness to form a trio, Above & Beyond became their artists name. They plucked the name Above & Beyond from a web page belonging

How DJs Got Their Names

January 5, 2016

  Afrojack My stage name comes from my hairdo back in the nineties, when I used to have a pretty impressive Afro. Jack comes from a term used in house music back in the days.

Diffraction Glasses

January 5, 2016

As they say, curiosity is the mother of all inventions. To start off with, diffraction is a process in which a beam of light gets spread when it passes through a narrow aperture or an

The Best Remixes of Adele – Hello

January 2, 2016

We are all amazed by Adele’s return. She is back, and she is back with a vengeance. ‘Hello’ has taken over the airways, and, just like with every other good track, it didn’t take long

Top 100 Female DJanes List Results

January 1, 2016

Every year, DJ Mag releases their Top 100 DJs list, and every year mostly males dominate the list. True, DJing is indeed dominated by males, but many women occupy powerful roles in music and receive

World’s Top 10 Sexiest (Female) DJs

January 1, 2016

The EDM society can be picky. For example, they cannot choose the sexiest DJ only. They have to pay attention to her talent also, because not everything is in good looks. These five DJs we

Lady Casa is The Rave Queen

December 29, 2015

The rave scene and EDM was originally the venue of a tight-knit and like-minded groups who got together to dance in an almost enhanced state of consciousness. Raves were originally magical events where anyone could