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Latest EDM News Highlights – June 21, 2019

Dreamstate SoCal 2019 Lineup Features Above & Beyond, Debut of Seven Lions Psytrance Project
The fifth edition of the all-trance event takes place this fall


The worldwide trance community has a big reason to celebrate this fall. Insomniac’s flagship all-trance event, Dreamstate SoCal has just released their highly anticipated lineup for the November gathering. Set to return to the NOS Events Center in San Bernardino, the festivities will take place November 22nd and 23rd.

Headlining the two-day celebration will be beloved U.K. trance trio Above & Beyond and Seven Lions‘ debut Psytrance project with Dimibo titled Abraxis. Dreamstate SoCal is known for its focus on trance music and all its subgenres (psytrance, hard trance, progressive trance, melodic trance, etc) and the roster for this year’s event showcases the best in each category.

Some of the notable names performing include Astrix, Ace Ventura, Solarstone, Gareth Emery, Gabriel & Dresden, Andrew Bayer b2b Ilan Bluestone, Gaudium, John O’Callaghan’s alias Joint Operations CentreBryan Kearney (KARNEY), Skypatrol (Standerwick & ReOrder), AA meeting (John Askew and Activa), Pathfinders (James Dymond and Chris Schweizer)Fables (Dan Stone & Ferry Tayle), Ashley Smith vs. Maria Healey, Space Brothers, Johan Gielen, Kai Tracid, and Japan native Yoji Biomehanika.

Check out the full lineup below:

Insomniac promises to heighten the Dreamstate experience for its five year anniversary. Among those include art installations, more theatrical performers, stage and sound design.  The events company ensured they will create a uniquely enhanced atmosphere that will leave headliners in awe.

Dreamstate SoCal 2019 takes place November 22nd and 23rd at the NOS Events Center in San Bernardino, California. For tickets, CLICK HERE.


Splash House Reveals August 2019 Lineup
Claude vonStroke, Toro y Moi, and Lane 8 are on the roster


Hot off the heels of their June soiree, Splash House Palm Springs has revealed the full lineup for their second summer party. Poised to take over the desert city for the last time this year, Splash House will take place August 9th-11th across three resort hotels and a world-renowned air museum.

Once again, the Saguaro, Riviera, and Renaissance hotels will be the hub of daytime activity, where poolside entertainment will be provided by some of the best house and techno DJs out there. Artists like Christoph, Claude vonStroke, Lane 8, Ekali, Keys N Krates, Detlef, Snakehips, Hippie Sabotage, Walker & Royce + Ardalan present Escapade, and a DJ set by Toro Y Moi will be spread out throughout the three hotels.

At night, the party continues at the Palm Springs Air Museum for Splash House After Hours. Serenading the evening will be Walker & Royce, Hot Since 82, MK (Mark Knight), Phantoms, and Enzo Muro.

Check out the full roster below:

Splash House returns for its last party of the summer August 9th-11th. Tickets and hotel packages for the 21+ event can be found HERE.

Philippe Zdar, Founder of Cassius, Dead at 50
The French producer’s death was accidental


Philippe Zdar, one half of the French Electro House duo Cassius, has died. The 50-year-old founding member reportedly died after an accidental fall in Paris.

Zdar’s agent Sebastien Farran spoke to the BBC, stating “…he made an accidental fall, through the window of a high floor of a Parisian building.” No other details regarding his death have been released. A spokesman for the Paris prosecutor’s office told CNN that an investigation has been opened into the cause of Zdar’s death.

Cassius’ debut album 1999 peaked at No. 28 in the U.K. Their 2002 single “The Sound of Violence”  No. 1 on the Billboard Dance Club Songs chart. Their most recent Cassius artist album, 2016’s Ibifornia, featured assists from Ryan Tedder, Beastie Boy Mike D, and Pharrell Williams.


Alesso Partners with TINI in  ‘Sad Song’
The track is TINI’s first English collab


One of EDM’s biggest names has paired up with an Argentinian powerhouse for her debut English track. Alesso has pushed TINI into the mainstream with “Sad Song”, a pop-leaning electro love song.

The record is the perfect way to introduce American audiences to TINI- a model, actress, singer and songwriter from Buenos Aires. The airy track delivers upbeat verses which complement the video where she’s trapped in a black-and-white room. Throughout the video you see TINI going through several stages to overcome her feelings, eventually finding Alesso in the end.

Check out Alesso- Sad Song (feat. TINI) 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.