Minimal Effort Announces NYD Recovery Party and Full NYE Lineup

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Minimal Effort, the beloved quarterly celebration of LA’s underground scene, has just announced the full lineup for their upcoming New Year’s party at the legendary Belasco Theater in downtown LA. The New Years Eve festivities will continue as it will be accompanied by the Minimal Effort New Year’s Day Recovery party, which is… exactly what it sounds like. The Recovery party will feature world-class DJ’s and sets from Carl Craig, Audiofly, and Dance Spirit (live) to start 2016 off on a strong foot.


The Lights Down Low collective (SF) will also be hosting a room at the New Year’s Eve shindig, and bringing artists such as Silent Servant, Black Asteroid, and Adra. In the other three rooms, you will find some of LA’s best talent, with the likes of Tara Brooks, Jeniluv, Whitney Fierce, JIA, Human Resources, and Lee K, joined by a lineup of international talent including Danny Daze, Jimmy Edgar, J. Phlip, Marquez Wyatt, H.O.S.H., Fur Coat, and more. Last year’s event was spectacular, and from the looks of it, they are going above and beyond this year. Minimal Effort never disappoints, and this New Year’s Eve will be no exception.

Tickets to Minimal Effort New Year’s Eve include admission to the Recovery event on Jan. 1, subject to capacity.

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Minimal Effort New Year’s Eve Full Lineup

Jimmy Edgar & Danny Daze
Human Resources

Marques Wyatt
Lee K

Fur Coat
Louie Fresco
Tara Brooks
Whitney Fierce

Lights Down Low:
Black Asteroid
Silent Servant
Corey Sizemore
Richie Panic

Minimal Effort Recovery Party NYD Lineup

Carl Craig
Dance Spirit (live)



VH1’s Supersonic Festival Brings Techno to Goa, India

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The VH1 Supersonic Festival hits Goa, India this December with a surprisingly heavy lineup of underground electronic music. Taking place December 27th through the 30th on one of the spectacular beaches of Goa, Supersonic Festival aims to provide a complete electronic music experience for the enthusiastic audience.

Headliners such as Axwell, Disclosure, and Nervo will undoubtedly attract the masses, but kudos to Supersonic for curating a well thought-out lineup of techno mainstays such as Drumcode power couple, Adam Beyer and Ida Engberg, India’s home-town hero, Arjun Vagale, as well as Joris Voorn, Nic Fanciulli, Luigi Madonna, Paul Ritch, and Bart Skils.

The three-day festival bash will be an exciting way for many to end 2015, and start the New Year on a memorable note.

For tickets and more information, visit the Supersonic Festival Official Website

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Desert Hearts Brings Colorful Dusty Vibes with a City Hearts Winter Tour


Fresh off the press from their three year anniversary festival experience in the desert, the Desert Hearts crew has some plans brewing for a winter tour across thirteen dates, one of which will take place in Toronto, Canada. This will be the crew’s second round of metropolitan hopping featuring the core five plus special guests that will be announced deeper down the rabbit hole. Read more

Double the FOMO with Bloc’s Second Wave Lineup

Screen Shot 2015-11-18 at 10.55.50 AMFollowing up with their initial first wave lineup announcement last week, Bloc Weekend has truly shown for the interests of the techno underground in their exceptionally mind-bending second wave A-list of producers and DJs that will take over the decks in the spring. Read more

Bloc 2016 Showcases the Biggest FOMO Inducing First Wave Lineup

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Tucked away on the northern shores near Exmoor is a low-key English holiday retreat that will feature the most FOMO inducing electronic music lineup for early spring 2016. From March 11 to 13, Butlins Minehead Resort will showcase the crux of the world’s finest musical talent, you have to see it to believe it below because this massive lineup is only the first wave of artists to be announced. Read more

Minimal Effort NYE Drops Phase 1 Lineup feat. Jimmy Edgar, Andhim, Fur Coat, and more

12187829_1052703568107548_1407328875517576059_nWith a hugely successful turnout to their recent Halloween party and a year of winning streaks for Los Angeles’ music scene, Minimal Effort will take over the Belasco Theater in downtown LA once again by ringing in the 2016 New Year loud and clear with a galvanizing night of good music and dancing. Read more

Party in the Caribbean at the new SXMusic Festival

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SXMusic Festival is a brand new electronic music festival that will launch in the spring of 2016 from March 9 to 13 on the beautiful island of Saint Martin in the Caribbean. Rally together for an unforgettable experience on the pristine beaches and under the blue skies with a more than ideal lineup of talented artists and tropical vibes. Read more

Celebrate New Year’s on the Beach at Coincidance Festival

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“Beach and beats, fiesta and siesta.” Sounds like a perfectly doable motto regarding Coincidance Festival, a relatively new Caribbean music festival due to take place over New Year’s weekend from December 30 to January 2. Coincidance had a successful first edition with a turnout of four thousand strong during the 2014-2015 transition, and this year’s festival is bringing the heat with an additional day of fun and parties.  Read more

DJ Tennis, Fort Romeau, and Four Tet play Further Future 2016 in Phase 2 Lineup

Robot_Heart_Burning_Man_Art_Cars_2014_Galen_OakesLast month, Further Future announced its Phase 1 lineup for its second festival, which will take place in the spring of 2016. The Phase 1 lineup included big names like Derrick Carter, Dixon, and Matt Tolfrey. Today the second part of the lineup has been announced, and everything you know about desert parties and music has pretty much gone out the window into another realm of existence. Read more

Uner Launches New Label and US Tour

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UNER is a techno veteran who needs no introduction. He had an amazing run this summer, performing at top Ibiza clubs such as DC10, Space, Sankeys, and a residency at ANTS (Ushuaia). In addition making waves in Ibiza, UNER performed his second Boiler Room set (Berlin 2014, Barcelona 2015) and debuted a new live music project which blends DJ performances with live instrumentation. He has also toured extensively this year, including a massive US tour and unforgettable performances at Rock In Rio (Vegas) and Burning Man.

uner liveAlthough 2015 has been an amazing year for the Spanish producer, he has some big moves lined up that show us the year is far from over. November will see another North American tour, which kicks off in Chicago on the 6th. The tour will feature 5 shows, also including Los Angeles, Miami, Dominican Republic, and a secret location TBA. The announcement coincides nicely with the launch of his new, highly anticipated label, Solar Distance. UNER will begin the endeavor on November 16th with Return & Rebirth, his own 4-track EP that was inspired by deeper and more harmonically intricate musical styles. Solar Distance will definitely be a name to keep an eye out for in the future as they continue to push the boundaries of techno as we know it.

Don’t miss your chance to see UNER drop some new tracks from the EP

Friday 6th November – Primary, Chicago
Saturday 7th Novmeber – Le Jardin, Los Angeles
Friday 13th November – Heart, Miami
Saturday 14th November – Barbete Beach, Punta Cana
Sunday 15th November – Special Event TBA

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