This previous weekend, Insomniac Events placed on their seventh EDC Orlando with the largest end up but with 110,000 folks in attendance over two days. Acts included Kaskade, Illenium, Martin Garrix, Alison Wonderland, Bassnectar, Midnight Tyrannosaurus and extra. There was an incredible combine home and bass music, making it an occasion with one thing for everybody.
Lots went down over the weekend – Alison Wonderland remixed God is a Woman proper after the principle stage caught on hearth. Dillon Francis teased a collab with AW and Illenium debuted a brand new Halsey remix. If you have been there, it was a whirlwind exercise and new music.
EDC Orlando is particular as a result of it’s a smaller model the epic occasion that goes down in Las Vegas yearly. It has carnival rides, a lot distributors, meals and course a spread music to select from. The ambiance is one thing completely magical beneath all the lights and decorations round Tinker Field. Insomniac actually would not maintain again in relation to phases and creating an ambiance.
Day one was full bouncing round from Kinetic Field to Circuit Grounds. I all the time like to seek out new artist from listening to their stay units, so I discovered myself at Circuit Grounds for a really very long time catching units from Boogie T b2b Squnto, Midnight T, Moody Good and extra. From there I went to Kinetic Field and was in a position to expertise Dillion Francis for the primary time and witness the epic collab reveal with Alison Wonderland.
I had the chance to expertise the EDC VIP expertise as effectively. At Kinetic Field and Circuit Grounds, they’ve their very own standing space proper subsequent to the stage in addition to viewing decks which lets you look over the entire crowd. The VIP grounds have been full kandi making stations, air-conditioned bogs and extra.
Of course, there was no higher solution to finish out day 1 than catching Bassnectar at Circuit Grounds. There has been so much debate about this set, but it surely rocked my world similar to all the time.
Sadly, EDC Orlando is simply two days lengthy, so you actually should take advantage of it. Day 2 consisted me actually bouncing round phases to catch everybody I may. Nervo b2b Alok actually pulled by and confirmed us what they’re made whereas Tiesto helped us ring within the evening together with his sundown slot.
Let’s not neglect the notorious hearth that began throughout Kayzo’s set. Luckily, everybody and every thing was okay and the following set was in a position to begin proper on time. Alison Wonderland rocked us all by opening her set taking part in her cello – exhibiting simply how various an artist she actually is.
Thankfully, Alison Wonderland and Vini Vici switched set occasions, so I used to be in a position to catch all Illenium’s set. He saved his regular calm-but-going-hard vibe all through his set which introduced down the home.
One my favourite elements over the weekend was strolling by the Neon Garden and having the ability to actually see all the lights and shows across the competition. Neon Garden has a extra relaxed, chill vibe in comparison with relaxation the competition and makes a superb escape from all of the craziness. It permits for a great spot to take a break and eat and hydrate – one thing that’s all the time inspired at each competition.
All in all, my first EDC was magical and superb. I believe I’ll all the time be stunned by how good and giving everyone seems to be at festivals. There actually is not anything prefer it. I am unable to wait to return to the Electric Sky subsequent 12 months.
You can discover all of the stay units right here.