This summer's IDentity Fest is one of the most ambitious dance music tours in years, taking the club-ready sounds of big-name DJs and electronic artists into the very un-club-like environs of outdoor amphitheaters around the country, like a Warped Tour for the club kid generation. It kicks off Aug. 11 outside of Indianapolis.
We asked Kaskade (aka Ryan Raddon, top center, above), one of the festival's headliners, to select some of his favorite acts that you'll see this summer on the IDentity tour. Check out his picks!
The key word most often mentioned surrounding Föllakzoid's new album is "trance." The Chilean trio's music has little to do with the late-'90s club fare the term is best associated with — on the surface, at least — but the emphasis on flat dynamics and throbbing repetition to induce a hypnotic state i… More »