Electric Zoo Brings Holiday Beats Despite Early Ending

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Photo: aLive Coverage for ElectricZooFestival.comBy Chris Caruso & Jim Tremayne New York City – After a pair of deaths led to the cancelation of Electric Zoo’s final day last year, a somewhat ominous air prevailed in the run up to this year’s installment. Once again set on NYC’s Randall’s ...

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DJ Times’ Can’t-Miss at Electric Zoo 2014

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It’s been a bit of a bumpy road since the much-discussed incidents and investigations of 2013’s Electric Zoo, but the festival is set to make its grand return to New York City’s Randall’s Island Park this weekend. With over 145 performers, six stages, and three full days of music, Electric Zoo ...

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Fedde Le Grand, Hot Since 82, & More Among Official Electric Zoo Afterparties

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Electric Zoo is just weeks away from taking over New York City’s Randall’s Island from August 29-31, and fans can now begin making their post-festival plans with the announcement of the event’s official afterparties. This year’s festivities will include events at both Pacha NYC in Hell’s ...

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Electric Zoo Announces Beatport Stage

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With just weeks to go until Made Event’s Electric Zoo festival takes over New York City’s Randall’s Island from August 29-31, organizers have announced that Beatport will host its own stage at the event. Beatport—Made Event’s fellow SFX Entertainment, Inc. company—will take over Riverside Stage ...

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Lana Del Rey – “Ultraviolence (Hook N Sling Remix)”

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Fresh off the hyped release of Lana Del Rey’s Ultraviolence last month, Hook N Sling has unveiled his remix of the album’s title track. As the follow-up to the Australian DJ/producer’s Beatport No.1 “Tokyo By Night,” the remix is a sweeping progressive house banger. Electro synth crashes bounce ...

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Danny Tenaglia Preps Balance Compilation & North American Tour

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Danny Tenaglia has announced he will be the latest to provide a compilation to the Balance mix series, which will be released September 16 via Balance Music. Tenaglia’s Balance 025 compilation is his first in six years, and features two discs and 36 tracks. Each track on the compilation has ...

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Electric Zoo Announces Vinyl-Only Sunday School Stage

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Made Event’s Electric Zoo is set to return to New York’s Randall’s Island next month from August 29-31, and the underground Sunday School showing at the festival has been expanded to include a Vinyl-Only stage. The stage aims to provide attendees with an intimate club environment within the ...

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Apollonia Announces North American Tour Dates

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French house trio Apollonia has announced a brief North American tour this summer, including a small mix of festival and club shows. With a quick four stop tour in the US that includes performances at a July 4 day party thrown by NYC’s Blk|Market Membership, Chicago’s inaugural Riverwest Music ...

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Electric Zoo Reveals Phase 2 Artist Lineup

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New York’s Electric Zoo has revealed the second phase of its artist lineup ahead of its return to Randall’s Island this Labor Day weekend from August 29-31. The new artists announced total over 60, bringing a huge lineup to Made Event’s sixth edition of the fest. The phase two additions ...

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Electric Zoo Announces Lineup for August Return

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After confirming its return to New York City’s Randall’s Island with enhanced security measures, Made Event’s Electric Zoo has revealed the first phase of its artist and stage lineup. The 50 acts announced will close out each night of the festival from August 29-31 across six stages. The East ...

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Electric Zoo Returning to New York City This August; Tickets on Sale Next Week

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Made Events has confirmed the return of Electric Zoo to New York City’s Randall’s Island this Labor Day Weekend from August 29-31. This announcement comes following a public discourse about the safety of the event, which had its final day cancelled last year following the death of an attendee. ...

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Electric Zoo to Make Debut Mexico Appearance in May

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Made Event has announced the inaugural edition of Electric Zoo Mexico, which will debut next year in Mexico City on May 3-4. The two-day festival will mark the first time the Electric Zoo brand has traveled outside of its hometown of New York, and will be produced in conjunction with Disco ...

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Benny Benassi Chronicles One Day in New York

A high-profile DJ’s day-to-day schedule can be a whirlwind, as seen in a new video that chronicles Benny Benassi’s day in New York leading up to his Electric Zoo performance last August. Set to his new single “Back to The Pump,” 1 Day in New York follows Benny all the way from waking up for... ...

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SFX Entertainment Officially Acquires Made Event

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Live event producer SFX Entertainment has officially completed its purchase of Made Event, the company behind New York’s Electric Zoo festival. This deal comes hot on the heels of SFX’s recent IPO and its announcement of its purchase of ID&T. In addition to Randall Island’s Electric Zoo, ...

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America’s Best DJ: Marquee Moment—Last Chance to Vote & Win!

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By: Jim Tremayne New York City –Today DJ Times will join much of the EDM world for the Electric Zoo festival, which will bring a slew of DJ talent to the Big Apple. But after spending much of the festival’s initial afternoon at Randall’s Island—it runs through Sunday—we’ll head over to ...

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Diplo Sets Sight on Twerk Wall World Record at Electric Zoo

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While an outcry from the general public has just erupted following Miley Cyrus’s twerking nightmare at last week’s MTV Video Music Awards, Diplo has reigned as the patron saint of the art since the release of his Express Yourself EP last year. In an attempt to solidify this position, Diplo has ...

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Made Event Unveils Official Electric Zoo Afterparties

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Electric Zoo takes over Randall’s Island in New York City for three days next weekend, and Made Event has released the schedule of the 14 official afterparties for the festival. Taking place at five venues around New York, including Cielo, Pacha NYC, Best Buy Theatre, Output, and Roseland ...

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Ferry Corsten: “Full On” Contest for Fans

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Hurricane? What Hurricane? Electric Zoo Blows Away NYC

New York City—It’s official, it seems: Electric Zoo easily defeated a weakened Hurricane Earl this past Labor Day weekend and blew away throngs of area electronic-dance music fans. Billed as New York’s Electronic Music Festival and presented by Made Event, the two-day festival—held at NYC’s ...

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