EDC Expecting Fucking Ridiculous 345,000 Attendees This Year

electric daisy carnival crowd
It’s that time of year again–break out your glow sticks and gear up for this year’s annual Tutu Convention Electric Daisy Carnival, which will be held for the third year in a row at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway this coming weekend, June 21-23.

The festival has grown immensely since moving from Los Angeles to Vegas in 2011, after the disastrous 2010 Los Angeles event which involved the death of a 15-year-old girl as well as general, widespread, drug-induced chaos around the Los Angeles area (a.k.a. 114 arrests).

It’s clearly a fucking awesome time, but anyone attending this year should be prepared for disgusting, sweaty, uncomfortably squishy crowds, as the festival sold out all 345,000 of its tickets for the weekend, putting the final count at 115,000 attendees per night.  Continue reading “EDC Expecting Fucking Ridiculous 345,000 Attendees This Year”

Video: Calvin Harris – “I Need Your Love” Feat. Ellie Goulding

If Ellie Goulding and Calvin Harris think I love them enough to forgive “I Need Your Love” being just like Pam and Tommy’s stolen honeymoon video with all the good parts cut out, they’d be right.

Did I tell you about the Goulding/Mars tickets I bought? In the future, remind me to avoid a website called ticketbenz.com. My fault for using Google and not going directly to the venue’s page, but whatever.

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Video: Calvin Harris – “Sweet Nothing” Feat. Florence Welch

Calvin Harris, the man behind “Bounce” featuring Kelis, Rihanna’s “We Found Love” and self-sung dance anthems like “Acceptable In The 80s,” has a new song with a big female voice.

This time it’s Florence Welch, who is a La Roux-esque lounge singer with an abusive boyfriend who is shown getting beat up on the street. Florence gets angry and strips. Continue reading “Video: Calvin Harris – “Sweet Nothing” Feat. Florence Welch”