Latest EDM News Highlights – Aug 9, 2019

Insomniac’s Escape: Psycho Circus Drops Monstrous Lineup
House and Techno fans should be happy with this one


One of Insomniac‘s most immersive festivals has just revealed a crazy good lineup for its upcoming celebration. Escape: Psycho Circus will once again return to Southern California for two nights of revelry aided by haunted mazes, carnival rides, street performers, and a ghoulish atmosphere set to amp up the scare factor.

Setting the tone for the weekend will be acts like Eric Prydz, Chris Lake, Chris Liebing b2b Charlotte De Witte, Dubfire b3b Nicole Moudaber b3b Paco Osuna, Deadmau5 (and a separate set as his alias Testpilot), Anna, Alok, Gorgon City b2b Nora en Pure, Duke Dumont, Dombresky, i_o, Bicep, and Stephan Bodzin (Live).

Check out the full lineup of artists below:

Escape: Psycho Circus takes place October 25th and 26th at the NOS Events Center in San Bernardino, California. Tickets and layaway plans can be found HERE.


HARD Day of the Dead Unveils 2019 Roster
The event returns to Downtown L.A. in November


Ever since Insomniac took over the production for HARD Events, the festivals the company curates have grown to become top-quality soirees. One of those festivities resurrected from the dead last year and provided a much-needed addition to the Halloween lineup in Los Angeles. HARD Day of the Dead has announced it will return once again for 2019 and the lineup features a good mix of house and techno acts. The single-day event celebrates the culture of Mexico’s famed Dia de los Muertos and is set alongside the newly renovated Los Angeles State Historic Park.

Headlining the November affair will be Dog Blood (Skrillex and Boys Noize), Zhu’s Blacklist project, TokiMonsta, The Martinez Brothers, and Justin Martin to name a few.

Check out the full roster below:

HARD Day of the Dead takes place Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 at Los Angeles State Historic Park in Downtown L.A. Tickets and layaway plans for the 21+ event can be found HERE.


Minimal Effort’s All Hallows Eve 2019 Announces Lineup
The event is celebrating its fifth anniversary


In keeping with the Halloween theme, Minimal Effort also announced their lineup for their All Hallows Eve party. Celebrating its five-year anniversary, the Underrated Presents hosted event will see partygoers dance from day into night in the city of angels.

Helping keep spirits alive will be the sounds of Bonobo (Outlier DJ set), Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Jimmy Edgar + Machine Gun, Enzo Siragusa, Fitch, Human Resources, and many more.

Check out the full lineup below:

Minimal Effort All Hallow’s Eve will be a 21+ event and takes place Saturday, October 26, 2019, in Downtown Los Angeles. Tickets and more info can be found HERE.


Eric Prydz Releases Pryda 15 Vol. II
The second in the trilogy of the celebratory EP


Last month, Eric Prydz revealed he was releasing a three-pack EP in celebration of his Pryda alias’ 15th anniversary. The second of that trilogy publication launched on Friday and showcased eight tracks under the famed alias.

The synth-infused progressive house compilation features Prydz in his element with standout cuts like “From Within” and “Villa Mercedes”. Paired with the first volume of the EP, the house and techno giant is delivering with his latest production and cannot wait to see the last part of the trilogy.

Listen to Pryda 15 Vol. II by Eric Prydz below:

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Friday 10/11/19

Workout Music

Generik Live @ Creamfields Arc Stage 2019

Shoulders and Calves (1-2 minutes rest between all sets):
1. Seated Dumbbell Shoulder Press (3 sets of 8-10 reps)
2. Dumbbell Side Lateral Raise (3 sets of 8-10 reps)
3. Dumbbell Upright Row (3 sets of 8-10 reps)
4. Bent Over Dumbbell Reverse Fly (3 sets of 8-10 reps)
5. Seated Calf Raise (3 sets of 8-10 reps)

LISS Cardio (20 minutes):
Treadmill, Elliptical Trainer, StairMaster or Recumbent Stationary Bike

*Click on exercise to view video demonstration
*Cardio tip: choose your favorite cardio machine (I like to alternate), and then perform at a pace that is difficult enough to where you are breaking a light sweat (60-70% of your max heart rate), but to where you could still keep a conversation going with someone if you had to.