The city of Ottawa is supposed to be quiet, regulated, and clean. It’s supposed to be populated by government officials, young families, and the elderly. Based on these popular misconceptions, the city of Ottawa is not supposed to have one of the fastest growing music festivals in North America either, but it does, and you need to be there.
With their recent transition from hardstyles to a more electro and house sound, some claim Showtek failed in upholding their own rules. “We had to do something different or else we would be selling out to ourselves,” explains Wouter. For almost a decade, the Dutch brothers dominated the hardstyle music scene, a popular genre of dance music in Europe.
Fish out those white jeans from your closet, grab your party shades and put on your dancing shoes. The world’s most renowned electronic music event is finally coming to Canada. Set for June 1, ‘Bud Light presents: Sensation’ will debut in Toronto at the Rogers Centre for 30,000 Canadian partygoers. With over 20 countries under its belt, Sensation has travelled the globe for almost a decade.
Passion. It is the fire that ignites within and drives us to achieve the impossible. It transforms potential into talent, a hobby into ambition. It makes you invest your blood, sweat and tears. If you’re lucky, it can reward you with your wildest dreams. For German producer and DJ, Thomas Gold, his passion for electronic music has led him on a life changing journey.
A combination of throbbing bass and ocean wind collide with my body. The starry night above is barricaded with exhilarating lasers and lights of every colour that dazzle the senses. My limbs surrender to the pounding electronic rhythm and move in time with each tune the DJ drops. With drinks in your hand and nothing but miles of sea ahead, the magnificent MSC Poesia ship takes you through Caribbean waters while the DJ takes you on a musical journey that you’ll never forget.
Electronic music has never been in higher demand. With sold out festivals around the world, EDM hits dominating music charts and high budget dazzling shows, the image of the DJ has been transformed to a god like status. Today, electronic artists jet around the world, attend the hottest party scenes and are backed by a mass following of devoted fans.