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World's Largest Floating Music Festival Brings EDM to the Coast of Long Beach - Long Beach Post

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World's Largest Floating Music Festival Brings EDM to the Coast of Long Beach - Long Beach Post

Long gone are the days when—not quite understanding what electronic dance music (EDM) was—Eminem proclaimed that, "Nobody listens to techno." After all, such a proclamation is hard to prove when Long Beach has the Groove Cruise, a cruise ship entirely dedicated to EDM, leaving its harbor.

Eminem's jab, fueled by his of-the-time beef with electronic

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TomorrowWorld: With The Odds Stacked Against It, the Festival Delivers - Billboard

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TomorrowWorld: With The Odds Stacked Against It, the Festival Delivers - Billboard

The stakes were high for TomorrowWorld, the three-day EDM festival that took place this weekend (September 27-29) in Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia. And so were the risks – some of them self-imposed.

The storied European fest, called Tomorrowland in its native Belgium (Disney reportedly forced the domestic name change), didn’t select a major market f

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Caligula Would Have Blushed: Las Vegas' EDM Rulers Try to Rewrite Dance ... - SPIN

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Caligula Would Have Blushed: Las Vegas' EDM Rulers Try to Rewrite Dance ... - SPIN

For anyone who can't resist rubbernecking while the over-leveraged EDM boom drives itself off a cliff, The New Yorker last week published a fascinating peek at how big money, and the 30-liter bottles of champagne that it can buy, is reshaping American dance-music culture.

The Dutch DJ Afrojack was the story's nominal subject, but the key takeaways

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Safety officials urge caution with drug use at 'Beyond Wonderland' EDM ... - San Jose Mercury News

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MOUNTAIN VIEW - Safety officials are urging attendees at the Beyond Wonderland two-day electronic dance music festival at Mountain View's Shoreline Amphitheater this weekend to stay safe. The show, produced by Insomniac Events, is returning to the Bay Area for a second year this Saturday and Sunday, but health and safety officials are concerned...
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Daft Punk, Pharrell groove in new 'Lose Yourself to Dance' video - Los Angeles Times

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Raise a Champagne flute to sparkly simplicity, for the notion that bliss can arrive from something so primitive as a groove, that sweat mopped up with Pharrell Williams' shirt may be only a dance move away. 

That's the central theme to Daft Punk's new video for "Lose Yourself to Dance," the shimmering ode to the health benefits and human-spirit

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