Everything that happened in electronic music this weekend, featuring Bugged Out, TomorrowWorld and a real life Blood Rave.

Everything that happened in electronic music while you were dancing away your weekend

The 'Blood Rave' From Blade Actually Happened

Yep, the infamous scene from Blade has actually been recreated IRL. On Friday night, New York's Terminal 5 hosted a Blood Rave headlined by The Crystal Method. The rave was a collaboration between BBQ Films and New York Comic con, but despite the realistic photos, it has been confirmed that the blood is indeed fake. As the clock struck midnight, a group of technicians descended on the drowd and soaked them with synthetic blood from body-mounted sprayers. You can see the full, gory, gallery here.


TomorrowWorld Will Return Next Year

After rain rendered TomorrowWorld a muddied mess, leaving it to make issue a heartfelt apologise to its attendees, the festival has announced that it will nevertheless return next year. The adverse weather conditions supposedly forced the festival’s shuttle service to stop running, leaving festival goers stranded and in some cases, sleeping, in the forest surrounding  the festival. The mayor of Chattahoochee Hills, the city responsible for hosting the festival, has claimed that “processes will be put in place” to prevent the same problems happening again. How he plans to cancel the weather has yet to be seen.


Annual Bugged Out Pool Party Line Ups Revealed

The only organisation that can make a winter holiday at Butlins cool, Bugged Out, have been slowly drip feeding us their line up since summer. With the list looking very heathy already, it has now been announced that Jackmaster’s Tweak-A-Holic and Bicep’s Hot Tub Jamz will be soundtracking the festival’s pool parties. They join the likes of B.O. mainstays Erol Alkan, Skream and Heidi with fresh additions to 2016 being South London grime lynchpin Novelist, and German duo Âme.


Is Instagram About To Become The Latest Music Sharing Platform?

Apparently our quota of selfies and pictures of breakfasts is filling as Instagram might be about to launch into unknown territories. A French made app called Sounds is enabling its users to discover music online and share it to platforms including Instagram and Tinder. Thankfully the music being shared is only fronted by the track’s original artwork, so the feature isn’t a front for people to design their own Taylor Swift music video. Currently expanding the music they’re licensed to share, watch your news feeds for Sounds infiltration.


Coachella Is To Launch An East Coast Festival

Rumours have been circling for a few weeks now that AEG, the events company behind Coachella, had been eyeing up an East Coast location for a Coachella festival. Now - if the Internet is to be believed - that festival has a name and a location. Panorama will apparently be making its debut at some point in 2016 in New York. Although nothing's set in stone, the rumours seem solid after a spokesperson for Governor's Ball (New York's biggest electronic music festival) made the following statement:

"The timing of this corporate-run festival would threaten our ability as a small business to continue putting on the kind of event that has showcased the best artists, created hundreds of local jobs and put millions of dollars back into the city’s economy"

Ben Klock Turned In a Sinister Essential Mix

The Berghain resident and techno superstar turned in one of the darkest, rawest techno Essential Mixes in memory. With music from Mike Dunn, Cajmere and Josh wink. You can listen back to it in full here. Next week will be A Big Deal for Ed Banger fanboys as it's a B2B between Cassius, Para One and Busy P(!!).


Read Last Week's Comedown Rundown Here.

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Written by Staff

12 Oct 2015