Elements Lakewood Camping Music & Arts Festival will be returning to Lakewood, Pennsylvania this upcoming Memorial day weekend 2018. After their successful inaugural festival last year, BangOn! will be returning better than ever with lots of expansion and improvements. See what we had to say about Elements Lakewood 2017 here. Over the past ten years,
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ANDREW RAYEL (AN AUSSIE FESTIVAL FAVOURITE) RETURNS THIS TIME WITH A ‘POP SUMMER SMASH’ - OUT NOW GLOBALLY
TITLE: LAST SUMMER
ARTIST: ANDREW RAYEL & FERNANDO GARIBAY FEAT JAKE TORREY
LABEL: ARMADA MUSIC
GLOBAL WIDE RELEASE DATE: AUGUST 03, 2018
NOW PLAYING ON: We Armada, Soft Sommar – Spotify, The Bearded Man, New Music Friday – Top Trx, Nieuwe Releases, New Music 2018, Get Your Hits Together, New Music Friday Sweden/Denmark/ – Spotify, Chill Your Mind, Sirius XM - ‘A State of Sundays’
• Andrew Rayel studied Orchestral Music and began his career at 13 years of age
• Signed to Armin van Buuren’s Label ‘Armada Music’
• Regularly featured on the biggest radio show in the world: ‘A State of Trance’
• Andrew Rayel’s tracks include: '550 Senta,' 'How Do I Know' ft. Australian vocalist Jano, 'Aeon of Revenge,' 'Once in a Lifetime Love,' ' My Reflections,' 'Horizon,' 'I’ll Be There,' ‘Dark Warrior,’ ‘One in a Million’
• Andrew Rayel has remixed tracks for some of the world’s biggest DJ / Producers, including: Armin van Buuren, Tiësto, W&W, Dash Berlin and more
• Andrew Rayel has performed at many international events, such as: Kazantip, Global Gathering, Creamfields, A State of Trance, Trancefusion, Transmission, Tomorrowland, Ultra Music Festival, Electric Daisy Carnival, Ball En Blanc and more
• Andrew Rayel has played at many prestigious clubs around the world, including: New City Gas, Exchange LA, Marquee New York, Ruby Sky San Francisco, Zouk Kuala Lumpur & Singapore, Colosseum in Jakarta, Ushuaïa, Amnesia, & Privilege in Ibiza, Las Vegas Residency at the age of 21 at Marquee Las Vegas
• Andrew Rayel was voted Top 100 DJs in the world, ‘Breakout DJ & Producer’ and ‘Highest Climber’ at the Annual IDMA (International Dance Music Awards) in Miami during Winter Music Conference
• Andrew Rayel’s debut Artist Album: ‘Find Your Harmony’ featured his hit collaboration with Armin van Buuren: ‘EIFORYA’
• Andrew Rayel has created his own label imprint at Armada Music called: ‘inHarmony Music’
Showing a whole other side to his artistic brilliance, Andrew Rayel teams up with super producer Garibay for this new, steamy and pop-scented single. With Jake Torrey on vocals and a flurry of laidback grooves and catchy guitar plucks to boot, ‘Last Summer’ is bound to be the best one yet!
About Andrew Rayel:
He's the modern-day Mozart -- today's leading talent in the ever-growing electronic dance music scene. He's the pride of Moldova, known for his unique and very own sound. He is Andrei Rata, better known as Andrew Rayel.
Born on July 21st, 1992, his young age never stopped him from taking the lead amongst the next generation of EDM producers. Developing strong musical skills, he studied orchestral music and kicked off his producing career at only 13 years of age. It didn't take long for the passionate music lover to translate his ideas into sounds. He created a truly unique sonic signature - one of piano power, harmonic balance, and euphoric tales. And so, years later, his originals and remixes are praised by many and loved by more. But, rest assured, the Andrew Rayel story has only just begun.
"Trance was the perfect solution, as it is a combination of melody, harmony and energy, elements that I prefer the most," says Andrew Rayel. Having Armin van Buuren supporting his tracks on the world famous ‘A State of Trance’ radio show had always been a dream of Andrew’s. Sometimes, dreams come true. His tracks: '550 Senta,' 'How Do I Know' ft. Jano, 'Aeon of Revenge,' 'Once in a Lifetime Love,' ' My Reflections,' 'Horizon,' 'I’ll Be There,' ‘Dark Warrior,’ ‘One in a Million’ and much more all made it to the show, often voted ‘Tune of the Week’ and ‘Future Favourite.’ The trance scene embraced Andrew's refreshing sound, giving him a very warm welcome.
Andrew’s tracks found a solid home on the ‘A State of Trance’ and ‘Armind’ labels, both part of the Armada Music family. With such impressive originals, it didn't take long until the Rayel sound became hot property for remixes. Andrew was lucky enough to take on remix duties for tracks by: Armin van Buuren, Tiësto, W&W, Dash Berlin and many more. Earning the support of the DJ elite, the Rayel sound has spread all across the globe, from underground clubs to mainstream festivals.
Although Andrew’s career is still in its early stages, Andrew has already DJ’d at the world's most legendary clubs and massive festivals. From Kazantip, Global Gathering, Creamfields, A State of Trance, Trancefusion, Transmission, Tomorrowland, Ultra Music Festival, Electric Daisy Carnivals, Ball En Blanc and much more. Not to forget performing and selling out world-wide venues such as: New City Gas, Exchange LA, Marquee New York, Ruby Sky San Francisco, Zouk Kuala Lumpur & Singapore, Colosseum in Jakarta, not to forget the magical Island ‘Ibiza’ in which he has performed at clubs such as: Ushuaïa, Amnesia, & Privilege and more, as well as earning a Las Vegas Residency at the age of 21 at Marquee Las Vegas.
As a result of his hard work and dedication, fans voted him to become one of the Top 100 DJs in the world, as well as breakout DJ & Producer and highest climber in the poll voting, alongside many world-wide nominations such as the IDMA (International Dance Music Awards) which is hosted yearly in Miami during Winter Music Conference week.
2014 was the year that saw the first ever artist album from Andrew Rayel entitled: ‘Find Your Harmony’ which has taken the world by storm, alongside his sensational hit collaboration with Armin van Buuren: ‘EIFORYA.’ Andrew Rayel is now an artist that has released 2 artists albums on his home label ‘Armada Music.’ In 2014 ‘Find Your Harmony’ was released as the first ever artist album, followed up by ‘MOMENTS’ in 2017 and establishing his own record label under the Armada umbrella in 2018 with ‘inHarmony Music.’
The road to success has just begun and Andrew Rayel is ready to take on the world in the years ahead. "I believe music is a universal language that unites people with nothing but love. I intend to make sure that my tracks are all about emotions and happiness. That's what's driving music, making the world a better place," says Andrew Rayel.
Stream Now on ALL available Platforms: https://ARMAS1416.lnk.to/LS
Youtube Link: https://youtu.be/MLcvvX9R1uM
Listen to Andrew Rayel’s ‘Find Your Harmony’ Radio show on Spotify (recently celebrating 114 Episodes): http://andrewrayel.net/blog
Current Global Tour Dates: http://andrewrayel.net/tour
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ULTRA Worldwide recently announced the massive expansion of the globally renowned festival to two cities across the Australian continent. The expansion of the event to two full-scale festivals for 2019 will return to Melbourne with world-class talent on: Saturday 23rd February and will head to Sydney the following day for the first time on: Sunday 24th February.
Ultra Australia 2019 Ticket Registration is now open! To get your hands on the first lot of tickets, make sure you register now at: http://www.ultraaustralia.com.
Details on venues will be revealed soon!
ULTRA AUSTRALIA 2019 DATES:
Melbourne – Saturday 23 February 2019
Sydney – Sunday 24 February 2019
For more information, go to:
Following unprecedented demand and the subsequent success of the first ever Road To ULTRA Australia in February of 2018, ULTRA Worldwide has announced the massive expansion of the globally renowned festival to two cities across the Australian continent. The inaugural edition’s colossal splash at Melbourne's Sidney Myer Music Bowl, prompted the expansion of the event to two full-scale festivals for the sophomore instalment in 2019. ULTRA Worldwide will return to Melbourne with world-class talent on 23rd February and will head to Sydney for the first time on the 24th. Details on tickets, line-up and venue will be revealed in the coming weeks. ULTRA AUSTRALIA 2019 DATES: Melbourne – 23 February, 2019 Sydney – 24 February, 2019 For more information, go to: http://www.ultraaustralia.com https://www.facebook.com/ultraaustralia https://twitter.com/ultraaustralia https://www.instagram.com/ultraaustralia
Recently I got to go check out the official Outlook Festival Queensland launch party in Brisbane. Presented by Quality Street Byron Bay, the event concept paid tribute to one of Europe’s most exciting Drum and Bass festivals and is a celebration of sound system culture.
The European Outlook festival is on the bucket list of most diehard DNB fans so to be offered an aussie installment was an absolute treat. Hosted by The Brightside in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley, the venue really suited the event.
As I arrived I walked into a energetic vibe and the DNB was in full swing. With a line up featuring artists from the UK and interstate I was spoiled for choice. One of my personal favourites De La Haye played b2b with Kosha D and played some really funky liquid drum and bass.
The pair are always a treat to watch and they really set the mood for the event for me. Followed up by Static Structures featuring Baptiste and Dub Phizix feat Chunky who played some really nice deep DNB the artists were quality.
The space was large enough for the crowd and drinks are actually really cheap at this venue with the option for food at the little food canteen out the front. The venue has a number of toilets inside which is awesome because generally there is never enough toilets for everyone. The only downfall to this event was the sound quality with the venue clearly due for an upgrade to their speakers.
The after party kicked on at Capulet, which for me is one of my favourite venues in Brisbane. If you haven’t been to this bar make sure you go check it out. The after party filled the venue. There was many smiling faces, people were dancing and the music was perfect with Tech House playing. My personal favourite was 8Man & Walrii in the main bar and then the DNB in the side area at Montague. There is not much more you can really ask for with a combined event like this.
Overall, I really enjoyed this event - the music, the performers, the punters, the venues were an excellent choice and the security at both events were actually pretty friendly. I saw some familiar faces at both events but also a few new faces, so it was nice to see this event drew out some new people.
I can’t wait to see what else Quality Street brings to us in the future.
‘Road to Ultra’ to be the first Festival to use Scantek ID scanning technology at their event
Scantek is an Australian owned and developed ID scanning solution, trusted by Australia's most prestigious venues. It is the quickest and intelligent ID scanner that allows promoters to have a record of who has been into their venue/event. They are able to use this information to keep track of any people who have been banned or caused incidents at previous events. It also prevents underage entry and ID misuse, rewarding repeat customers, setting up VIP lists or providing information to authorities. Never before has this level of control been available and ‘Road to Ultra’ is proud to be the first Festival in Australia to utilise this innovative technology.
For more information, go to: scantek.com.au
‘Road to Ultra’ Australia is excited to announce its fantastic selection of International food offerings on the day of the event, including the below food vendors, which will entice all tastebuds:
1 Bigger than Texas - BBQ Truck/ Smoker
2 Biggie Smalls - MIDDLE EASTERN Truck
3 El Chivi - URUGUUAYAN Truck
4 Greek Trojan Yiros - GREEK Truck
5 Korean Fried Chicken Truck - KOREAN Truck
6 Mr Chow - ASIAN Truck
7 Pasta Face - ITALIAN Truck
8 Royal Stacks - BURGER Truck
9 Senor Churro - LATIN Truck
10 Sliders on Tyres - BURGER Truck
11 The Real Jerk - JAMICIAN Truck
12 White Guy Cooks Thai - THAI Truck
13 Soul Kitchen Pizza - ITALIAN Truck
More to be added..
‘Road to Ultra’ Set-Times: Saturday 24th February
12:50pm Tigerlily B2B Mashd N Kutcher
1:40pm Timmy Trumpet
2:40pm Will Sparks
3:40pm Andrew Rayel
8:30pm Axwell /\ Ingrosso
The event will be held in Melbourne: Saturday 24th February 2018, at Sidney Myer Music Bowl.