| Feb 2, 2013
| 3:30 PM
On the edge of the Mojave, music promoter Pasquale Rotella staged a rave about 11 years ago that ended with a coroner's wagon rolling down desert roads.
Five people died of overdoses and drug-related car crashes during or shortly after the Nocturnal...
| May 4, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Insomniac Events, the producer of the Electric Daisy Carnival dance music events, confirmed in a statement to the Los Angeles Times that it has had talks with Live Nation Entertainment Inc. regarding a sale to that company, but no deal is complete....
| Mar 7, 2013
| 5:43 AM
A lineup including top-tier DJs and electronic artists such as David Guetta, Armin van Buuren, Avicii, Kaskade, Tiesto and Above & Beyond will be announced Thursday for the first Electric Daisy Carnival in the Chicago area, May 24-26 at Chicagoland...
| May 22, 2013
On its face, the plan to bring a major electronic dance music festival to Chicagoland seemed like a win-win situation for the city of Joliet. The concert is expected to create a new use for the Chicagoland Speedway, bring a new visitor demographic to...
| May 24, 2013
The last time local government took a close interest in electronic dance music around downtown L.A., the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission banned raves at the facility after a teenage girl's drug death at Electric Daisy Carnival in 2010.
| May 23, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Dan Cutforth and Jane Lipsitz of Magical Elves have come on to direct "EDC 2013: You Are the Headliner," a documentary which covers the 2013 Electric Daisy Carnival.
Cutforth and Lipsitz will partner with Insomniac and Haven Entertainment will produce...
| May 25, 2013
| 9:05 AM
The Electric Daisy Carnival is getting the documentary treatment from a pair of filmmakers who were behind the recent Justin Bieber and Katy Perry concert movies.
“EDC 2013: You Are the Headliner” is being directed by Dan Cutforth and Jane...
| May 16, 2013
| 2:13 PM
As Bill Graham was to rock, Pasquale Rotella is to dance music – a diehard promoter with staying power in a field overrun for years with quick-buck hustlers, many of whom aren't around anymore. Rotella is still here and more powerful than ever; in...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Kraftwerk, pioneering German techno band, will release a limited edition box set spanning its career on April 10. Kraftwerk will release the set in conjunction with a series of retrospective concerts at the Museum of Modern Art in New York....
| Apr 23, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Kaskade's July 27 Staples Center set is a landmark event, making him the first electronic dance music artist to headline the venue. Kaskade, an O.C.-based artist born Ryan Raddon, is coming off successful Coachella sets....
| Apr 24, 2012
| 4:36 PM
L.A.'s own Skrillex and Sweden's electro-poppers Miike Snow are among the many acts that will anchor the 2012 edition of the dance-focused Hard Summer, returning for the third year to the Los Angeles State Historic Park in downtown. Reflecting the...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 4:37 PM
An artists panel at the electronic dance music conference EDMBiz dished on their introductions to dance music, the burdens of so much money sloshing around the scene, and how the arrival of attention is affecting the genre's artistry. The Times' August...