Moonrise Festival: Second Try, Different Approach for 2014

Last year, promotion for the Moonrise Festival began with high hopes. The successor to Baltimore’s long-running Starscape event, which the city banned after the 2012 show resulted overcrowding and multiple drug arrests, appeared to be better organized, but was canceled three days before it was about to start. With EDM [...]

By |2014-07-03T00:00:00-04:00July 3, 2014|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , |

Quintessentially Corporate: When EDM Hits the Stock Market

If you had already thought EDM got as corporate as it could possibly get, from festival sponsors to Live Nation buying up Insomniac, guess again. Early in March, Forbes writer Jesse Lawrence recommended investing in EDM stock, specifically SFX Entertainment, which went public last year. Lawrence lists multiple reasons investors [...]

By |2014-03-21T00:00:00-04:00March 21, 2014|Categories: News, Opinions|Tags: , , , |

2012’s Best and Worst Trends for Electronic Dance Music

For every positive action, there’s a negative reaction. For every shiny side of a coin, there’s a tarnished one. No matter which metaphor you use, there’s no denying that 2012 was a paradoxical year for electronic dance music. On one hand, increased record sales, festival attendance, and inclusion at U.S. [...]

By |2012-12-14T00:00:00-05:00December 14, 2012|Categories: Opinions|Tags: , , , , , |
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