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Benny Benassi

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2013

    Jeremy Olander Is Goin' Back to Cali

    When he first discovered house-music hits such as Benny Benassi's "Satisfaction," Jeremy Olander was too young to enter clubs. "I think that's why I'm more into the dark side of house music because that's what I started to listen to first," he says. Now 24, the Stockholm resident is part of the exc ... More >>

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    August 23, 2013

    Richard Blade Explains Why '80s Music Still Beats Most of the Crap You Listen to Today

    There's no denying that Richard Blade is the voice of '80s music, and the torch bearer for a generation of loud synths and even louder clothes. So those who grew up watching him interviewing acts like Morrissey on KTLA's "Video One" and "MV3" or listening to him spin hours of Reagan-era classics as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2013

    EDC Las Vegas 2013 Lineup is Here!

    After leaving fans on the edge of their seats in anticipation for the sold out 17th Annual Electric Daisy Carnival at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway -- Insomniac finally revealed the diverse lineup of musical "conductors" as founder and CEO Pasquale Rotella likes to call them. This year's list include ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2013

    Ten GIFs of Ultra Ravers Shaking Their Shit

    Getcha, getcha, getcha, getcha, getcha freak on! We all know that there are lots of ways to become immortalized at a massive outdoor music gathering like Ultra Music Festival. Say, humping a tree. Or dancing naked while getting arrested. But yo' momma would probably prefer if you lived ... More >>

  • Music

    October 25, 2012

    DJ Duo Slander Put an OC-bred Spin on an International EDM Craze

    Former UC Irvine frat boys Derek Andersen and Scott Land help to take TrapStyle worldwide

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2012

    Slander: Two Former OC Frat Boys Help Take TrapStyle Worldwide

    Derek Andersen and Scott Land meet as fraternity brothers at University of California Irvine. Their DJ careers started as half a joke and half destiny. Originally DJing parties for their fraternity because at the time everyone only played hip-hop, Andersen was passionate about bringing house music t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    HARD Summer vs. Nocturnal Wonderland--Which One is Better?

    See Also:*Skrillex Fans: Five Reasons They Suck*Five Reasons Why Skrillex Should Have Won Best New Artist at the Grammys *Coachella vs. Lollapalooza: Which is better? Summer may be nearing its end, but there is one more key EDM festival match up to be settled: this weekend's Hard Summer vs. No ... More >>

  • Music

    July 19, 2012

    Turbulence Brings Bass Music Into an Indie-Rock Bastion

    OC's latest EDM experience moves into the Observatory, stages a takeover

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    July 9, 2012

    Chuckie - Yost Theater - 7/7/12

    Chuckie Yost Theater 7/7/12 See Also: Club Snaps: Chuckie @ the Yost Club Snaps: Morgan Page @ The Yost Morgan Page - Yost Theater - 7/3/2012 Over the weekend dutch DJ sensation Chuckie came to the downtown Santa Ana Arts District to get on the decks. San Diego-based promotions company LED Pres ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2012

    Felix Cartal Describes His Set: "It's Like Hearing a Record on Crack"

     In a world ruled by extreme bass drops and intricate, high-gloss production, Felix Cartal's sound and style refuses to over complicate itself."[EDM] is the type of music that isn't about over thinking like other genres including rock," says Cartal. "Dance music is simple."Fresh off the release ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2012

    Bingo Players - Yost Theater - 5/22/12

    Last night the Yost Theater in the downtown Santa Ana Art District teamed up with EDM promoters Giant and LED to bring Dutch House duo Bingo Players to Orange County for what was one of the wildest parties we've seen at the Yost in a while. By 10pm the line of Bingo fans was out of control to this s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2012

    Electric Daisy Carnival Lineup Revealed!

    Insomniac Events announced their highly anticipated line up for the 16th Annual Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas. CEO Pasquale Rotella announced today that more than 100 artists and 500 theatrical groups will be joining the 300,000 expected attendees, including a special performance by the Blue ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 29, 2012

    Felguk Talks About Coming To Orange County And Their North American Tour

    ​For five years, Felipe (Fel) and Gustavo (Guk) of Felguk have been tearing up clubs and festivals of all kinds. In 2011, the Brizillian duo was placed in the top 100 DJ poll by DJ Mag. 2007 proved to be a break out year, as they received a personal phone call from Madonna. This led to producing a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2012

    Five Reasons Skrillex Should Have Won Best New Artist at the Grammys

    On Sunday, Skrillex won three Grammys: Best Dance Recording, Best Dance/Electronica Album and Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical. So why didn't he win the Grammy for Best New Artist?

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    Nadia Ali to Perform Live at the Yost Theater on Jan. 20

    ​Just finishing her world tour with the electronic powerhouse Armin Van Buuren, the Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Nadia Ali is set to put Orange County in a trance with her Queen of Clubs Tour at the Yost Theater on Friday, Jan. 20.

  • Music

    December 29, 2011

    Kaskade Masters Time, Space and Big-Room Electronica

    The DJ from San Clemente headlines the biggest New Year's parties in the Southwest

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2011

    Top Five New Year's Parties in Orange County

    ​So many big names, so little time. Have you ever seen this many gigantic parties in Orange County happening on the same weekend? Sure, the OC Fair's annual New Year's Eve block party is always loads of fun, but Tiesto is performing in Santa Ana. White Wonderland (with Paul van Dyk and Kaskade) wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2011

    Insomniac Introduces New White Wonderland Festival at Anaheim Convention Center

    ​Insomniac is kicking off 2012 by inviting fans to attend an all-new 21 music festival called White Wonderland. The two-day fest will take place at the Anaheim Convention Center on Dec. 31, 2011 and Jan. 1, 2012. Joining headliner no. 1 Kaskade on New Years Eve will be Benny Benassi, Paul Va ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2011

    Escape From Wonderland at the NOS Events Center in San Bernardino

    ​Escape From WonderlandOctober 29, 2011NOS Events Center If you came to the NOS Events Center looking for just another rave, you were in for a surprise. Insomniac's Inaugural self proclaimed "twisted sister," Escape From Wonderland, had carnival rides, haunted mazes and five massive stages featuri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2011

    HARD Haunted Mansion: Skrillex, Major Lazer and Caspa at Shrine Expo Hall

    Timothy Norris/LA Weekly​HARD Haunted MansionShrine Expo HallOct. 28-29, 2011 When I spoke to HARD founder Gary Richards about his goals with the festival series, he made it clear that he wanted to disassociate HARD from the raver scene. His attempts have been semi-successful--though there were no ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2011

    25 Hottest Girls of Electric Daisy Carnival: Las Vegas

    Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly​Plagued by controversy, Electric Daisy Carnival surged onwards--and Las Vegas was its next stop. 80,000 ravers from all over the country hit  EDC at the Las Vegas Speedway with Bass Nectar, Empire of the Sun, Benny Benassi, David Guetta, AfroJack and MSTRKRF ... More >>

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    October 8, 2009
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    June 4, 2008

    Thanks Coca-Cola... I Guess.

    Sending over a giant box filled with Coke bottles, the Coca-Cola giants' latest little project includes bringing together Eastern graphic designers from China (I can only assume Coke is going to be a huge sponsor for the ‘08 Olympics), and West-side-of-the hemisphere musicians— mostly DJs like ... More >>

  • Music

    August 3, 2006

    True Confession

    Justin Timberlake

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