EDC Orlando 2022 Festival Review
Insomniac is one of the world's most cherished entertainment brands. On top of rave fashion lines, prominent music labels, and popular EDM-based radio shows, Insomniac is renowned for the exclusive festival and concert experience that it provides for its customers. Out of all the amazing events that this company hosts, its flagship festival has to be Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC). The most recent EDC took place earlier this month at Tinker Field, Orlando, from November 10th to the 12th.
Boasting three days of nonstop visual and auditory engagement, EDC Orlando did an outstanding job prepping the festival-grounds following the tropical storm that hit earlier in the week. Although the first day was a little muddy, the rest of the weekend was full of sunshine and prime temperatures. There was a weekend parking pass that attendees could purchase which allowed for easy in-and-out access to the venue. However, the majority of festival-goers took to the streets and nearby parking lots that were renting out spaces. In terms of festival entry and exit, EDC had plenty of on-site workers to keep lines moving quickly.
EDCO started off the weekend with a remarkable lineup of breathtaking performances. At Kinetic Field, the main stage was an extraordinary megastructure that was perfected down to the smallest detail. Kaskade and ACRAZE played house anthems as the sun went down and the night sky filled with lights. Then, over at Circuit Grounds, Sullivan King showcased his captivating blend of heavy metal and dubstep, encompassing dazzling visuals. Following King, many attendees headed to the Neon Garden to see Grammy-nominated UK duo Camelphat. The pair hypnotized a massive crowd with their seamless mixing abilities and passion-fueled deep house, as exotic dancers moved seductively across the stage. Closing out the night, tech house guru Patrick Topping and experimental bass duo Zeds Dead put on mesmerizing sets.
On Saturday, rave squads made it their mission to get to Tinker Field early. Their reward was getting to see veteran house DJ and producer Rebūke in action. After Rebūke, Dom Dolla attracted a huge audience for his sunset performance. He played a few different remixes of his hit song "Pump The Brakes" and had everyone dancing the entire set. Then herds of ravers migrated to the famous Stereo Bloom stage to see Biscits proceeded by J. Worra b2b VNSSA. Both acts kept the groovy vibes flowing with a consistent stream of house heaters. Back at Circuit Grounds, SVDDEN DEATH and SLANDER wrapped up day two. While SVDDEN DEATH threw down a barrage of bass and riddim, SLANDER also had ground-shaking drops. However, the iconic duo spiced things up with a recently created techno track and some of their viral melodic masterpieces.
The final day of EDCO continued the hot streak of jaw-dropping acts. Disco Lines tore it up at Stereo Bloom with his hit pop-house infused singles and even harder bass house at times. Next up was arguably the best act of the weekend: new-age house wizard Bleu Clair. He blessed the crowd with ethnic-sounding basslines and tantalizing vocal chops. Cementing the historic weekend, Circuit Grounds was packed with energetic festival-goers. They swayed back and forth to TroyBoi as he mixed his one-of-a-kind trap bangers. Then, Zomboy dropped haymakers of dubstep across the venue. Lastly, bass queen REZZ put her unique spellbinding style on display for the ending set of the weekend.
Adding to the electrifying sets throughout EDCO weekend, Tinker Field included the futuristic Rynobus stage and the tropical Corona Beach stage with surprise back-to-backs. Attendees enjoyed the aesthetic pleasures throughout like the giant wooden statue, costumed characters, and thrilling drone shows. A lot of the ravers grabbed their closest friends to hop on the Ferris wheel and other exciting rides. Overall, EDCO 2022 delivered a monumental weekend of music and visual phenomenons.