Latest EDM News Highlights – December 21, 2018

Ultra Music Festival Miami Drops 2019 Phase One Lineup

Headliners include Deadmau5, Tiesto, Armin van Buuren, and Carl Cox

A month after announcing their move to Virginia Key in Miami, Ultra Music Festival has released the first phase of their highly anticipated roster for their 2019 event. The move to Virginia Key Historic Beach Park will allow for extended sets, later hours, expanded festival grounds all while keeping the biggest names in EDM.

Some of those names include Deadmau5 (Cube 3.0 debut and a techno set), The Chainsmokers, Tiesto, Martin Garrix, Armin van Buuren, Marshmello, Carl Cox, Adam Bayer, Afrojack, Zedd, and Richie Hawtin to name a few.

Live performances will also be had by the likes of Galantis, Odesza, Illenium, Louis the Child, and Griz. Back-to-back acts include Jamie Jones and Joseph Capriati, NGHTMRE and Slander (Gud Vibrations), Sasha and John Digweed, and a triple act by Dubfire, Nicole Moudaber and Paco Osuna.

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Presenting the Phase 1 Lineup for the 21st edition of Ultra Music Festival! This year, get ready for a BRAND NEW immersive experience at #Ultra2019 featuring extended sets, later hours, expanded festival grounds and top-tiered DJs & live performances including: DJ HEADLINERS: @realadambeyer @afrojack @alesso @arminvanbuuren @carlcoxofficial @thechainsmokers @davidguetta dubfire B3B nicolemoudaber B3B pacoosuna @jamiejonesmusic B2B @josephcapriati @locodiceofc @maceoplex @marshmellomusic @martingarrix @themartinezbros @nghtmre + @slanderofficial present: Gud Vibrations @officialrezz @richiehawtin @djsashaofficial | @djjohndigweed @TaleofUs Testpilot @tiesto @zedd @zedsdead LIVE HEADLINERS: @deadmau5 (Cube 3.0 Worldwide Debut) Galantis @GRiZ @illeniummusic Louis The Child @ODESZA SUPPORT: ANNA Brooks Cash Cash Charlotte De Witte Cosmic Gate Fedde Le Grand G Jones GG Magree Golden Features Infected Mushroom Jai Wolf Jeffrey Sutorius (formerly Dash Berlin) Junior Sanchez Kasbo Kayzo Lost Frequencies Lost Kings Luigi Madonna Marco Bailey Matisse & Sadko Nora En Pure Party Favor Phantoms Pleasurekraft Popof Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano Technasia TV Noise Vini Vici Whethan Young Bombs and many more to be announced…

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Ultra Music Festival Miami will take place from Friday, March 29th to Sunday March 31st, 2019 at Virginia Key Historic Beach Park. Tickets can be purchased HERE.

Insomniac To Bring Electric Daisy Carnival to South Korea

This will mark the seventh location worldwide for EDC

Insomniac’s flagship festival, Electric Daisy Carnival continues to expand its footprint in Asia with its latest destination—- Seoul, South Korea.

Set to take place at Seoulland amusement park, EDC Korea will be a unique addition to the Insomniac festival roster. The Korean edition of the event will host roller coasters, arcades, carousels, and a virtual reality cafe as well as three main stages which will have acts from all across the EDM spectrum.

Insomniac CEO and Founder, Pasquale Rotella, stated he looked forward to another unique EDC experience in Seoulland saying, “…there’s an energy around dance music in South Korea that inspires us to bring EDC there.”

No other details for the upcoming event were released, however Insomniac stated dates and ticket information would be announced in the coming months.

A State of Trance Names Richard Durand & Christina Novelli’s “The Air I Breathe” Tune of the Year

The track beat out two of Armin van Buuren’s tracks in a fan-fueled vote.

Armin van Buuren’s long-running “A State of Trance” radio show has named “The Air I Breathe” by Richard Durand and Christina Novelli the Tune of the Year. The four-hour-long special counted down the 50 biggest trance songs of 2019 as voted by fans and listeners of the show in a live broadcast from Amsterdam.

In an interview during the show, vocalist Christina Novelli (who had previously claimed Tune of the Year 2012 with Gareth Emery’s “Concrete Angel”) stated she could not believe it, ecstatically stating, “…what a great end of the year.”

Richard Durand, who originally released the track as an instrumental, teamed up with Novelli to add vocals to the song. Durand said, “…it was an amazing medody and I thought, why not make it a little bit more for everybody.”


Take a look at the official music video for “The Air I Breathe” by Richard Durand and Christina Novelli below:

The full four-hour broadcast of the top 50 trance tracks of 2019 on A State of Trance Episode 895 can be viewed 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.