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Richie Hawtin
Reporter's Notebook: Electric Daisy Carnival proves EDM fests need fresh moves
Reporter's Notebook: Electric Daisy Carnival proves EDM fests need fresh moves

As long as there has been electronic dance music, there has been at least one dumb complaint about it — that all the music sounds the same. That's a tedious line, one usually said by rock snobs who proudly admit they don't listen to the stuff. But this year, they have a point — as least as far as dance music festivals go in Southern California and Las Vegas. The latter is the home of this weekend's Electric Daisy Carnival, the main event for the L.A. promotion firm Insomniac. Looking at this year's sold-out EDC bill, it's clear there has never been a better time to be a dance music fan in America, and Southern California in particular. But that...

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