A Year In Review: The Most Incredible Concert Stage Productions From EDM Artists

If you might be a very long time dance music fan, chances are high family and friends have requested you what you discover so particular about seeing a DJ/producer in live performance. The query is normally adopted up with the phrase, “I imply, they’re solely urgent buttons…”. We chuckle to ourselves as a result of the reality it – EDM has probably the most unbelievable stage productions out of any musical style. In 2018, we noticed a few of the most unbelievable reside set and DJ set stage productions within the historical past of EDM. Below we compiled probably the most jaw-dropping live performance productions we may discover this 12 months.

Keep in thoughts, we didn’t characteristic any phases from music festivals. While the phases of Lost Lands and EDC Las Vegas had been past perception, we as a substitute needed to focus on touring acts that particular person artists developed themselves.

Eric Prydz: HOLO

Eric Prydz developed his landmark reside present, HOLO, a number of years in the past now. It appears that with every year that passes Prydz has added extra refined know-how to the show. The 2018 HOLO units had been nothing in need of awe-inspiring. Just check out one beneath…

ODESZA: A Moment Apart Tour

ODESZA has been steadily touring for properly over a 12 months now. Most not too long ago the duo celebrated the discharge of the deluxe version of their Grammy-nominated album – A Moment Apart.

ODESZA’s reside exhibits incorporate a full drumline, a horn part, improbable lighting, and visible shows. Seeing ODESZA reside is nothing in need of a full sensory expertise that everybody ought to bask in not less than as soon as.


Eric Prydz is not the one one having enjoyable with Hologram know-how in 2018. Kannibalen golden boy, SNAILS has developed a brand new stage manufacturing that has left followers shook however its unbelievable visuals and highly effective bass. SNAILS has simply introduced a second spherical of tour dates for his SHELL 2.Zero TOUR, and with glowing evaluations coming from half one – tickets are anticipated to promote out quick.

Porter Robinson as Virtual Self

Over the final 12 months, Porter Robinson has developed his new alias to be a wholly new world of characters, tales and extra. With Virtual Self turning into its personal entity completely, it solely appeared proper that Porter would develop a stage manufacturing distinctive to the moniker. The Virtual Self reside present is unbelievable, because the lighting and staging assist inform the story which the music narrates. Check out Virtual Self in all its glory beneath.

Gareth Emery: LaserFace

In 2018, Gareth Emery reminded the world of EDM that lasers are nonetheless king at the same time as refined holographic know-how turns into extra accessible. Emery’s touring LaserFace idea makes use of dozens of excessive powered lasers to create a efficiency tops most music festivals not to mention membership units. Just like Prydz’s HOLO units, Emery solely brings LaserFace to sure venues which might deal with the dimensions of the manufacturing, so if LaserFace hits a metropolis close to you…don’t miss out on the chance to witness it reside.

Excision: The Paradox

Would any listing that breaks down probably the most unbelievable stage productions be full with out Excision? We definitely do not imagine so. Even with the period of time Excision has spent on Lost Lands and Bass Canyon during the last 12 months, he nonetheless finds the time to create a few of the most out of this world visuals and stage productions for his followers.

Seven Lions: Chronicles Tour

Seven Lions upped his stage manufacturing recreation huge time in 2018. On his Chronicles Tour this 12 months, Seven Lions has included a wild array of lasers and beautiful visuals to assist narrate his set alongside his signature model of genre-bending bass.

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