Yesterday information broke that Insomniac was going to be creating a brand new music competition for 2019. The competition behind Electric Daisy Carnival and numerous different West Coast entities is entering into the world of video video games.
After their Rennaissance themed occasion, Middle Lands, solely lasted a yr on account of complaints from native residents, it appeared solely pure that Insomaniac would attempt one thing new to increase their attain within the dance music competition world.
Video Games and EDM Collides
The cross over marketplace for video video games and dance music has develop into monumental in recent times. The Fortnite Pro Am featured numerous DJs starting from Marshmello to Dillon Francis. The former now has his personal internet collection particularly about gaming with skilled e-sports gurus.
Of course there may be Deadmau5 too who was the primary to make use of Twitch, a platform primarily used for online game streams to tease new music and work together along with his followers. The crossover attraction is limitless, and plainly Insomniac is taking benefit.
Pasquale Rotella Speaks
In a press release launched to Billboard, founder and CEO of Insomanic Events, Pasquale Rotella defined his resolution to create PLAY.
“These two worlds have so many parallels…They’re colourful and excessive power, they entice an viewers that’s extraordinarily enthusiastic about group, and there’s a stage of artistic expression that each cosplayers and ravers share that you just don’t see anyplace else. I’m excited to convey these two worlds collectively in a stay surroundings prefer it’s by no means been completed earlier than.”
The competition will characteristic each prime dance music artists, stay gaming, cosplay and different activations. No additional data from lineup to location has been launched about PLAY Music Festival, however keep tuned for extra data because it turns into accessible.