Boo rave is an annual Halloween festival held across America since 2018. What better way to ring in this spooky season than with some great music and activities?
Rave music encompasses various genres such as drum and bass, trance, electro and breakbeat. Some raves also incorporate dance-related forms of light such as glowsticking, gloving and lightshows into their performances.
1. Vintage Culture
Vintage Culture’s story is one of classic success: from humble beginnings to becoming the highest-selling artist on Beatport despite growing up in a remote Brazilian hamlet. He’s an unstoppable force behind the decks, an inspiring DJ and an all-around nice guy who has managed to achieve success through hard work and humble humility.
Vintage Culture’s music blends retro synth-pop influences with modern deep house and nu disco, creating music that’s fun, emotive and infectious. His most recent release “In The Dark” featuring Fancy Inc has already become a huge success and will become one of his signature tunes.
His career has also seen him grace the cover of Rolling Stone, be nominated for one of Forbes’ coveted ’30 under 30′ awards and premiere his Essential Mix for Pete Tong on BBC Radio 1. With 1.5B streams online, Lukas Ruiz (better known as Vintage Culture) has had an exciting North American tour with shows at Tomorrowland, DAY MVS XL and Brooklyn Mirage.
With his music, there can be no doubt about its quality – they truly are masterpieces. With an impressive list of hits to his name, including “Deep Inside of Me” featuring MKLA and Adam K, we couldn’t be more excited for new material from this talented producer and DJ.
If you’re eager to catch the latest from this superstar, make sure you get tickets through DICE for his performance at Brooklyn Mirage later this month – it’s one of those must-see gigs we all recommend checking out. If you have yet to experience the world’s greatest DJ live, we suggest adding it to your bucket list now.
2. Sullivan King
Sullivan King is one of the few artists to successfully merge heavy metal and electronic music, creating a distinctive musical movement all his own. Through original tracks and remixes, he takes dance music’s energy and runs it through a metal machine for an electric yet heavy sound that pushes boundaries.
Sullivan King’s music production style is a unique synthesis of his youth-inspired bands with sophisticated sound design and powerful basslines. He has received critical acclaim from renowned tastemakers such as Excision, DJ Snake and Zeds Dead for his work.
In 2018, Sullivan King’s career is on the rise as his production has gained recognition across the world. His releases include a debut solo EP on Kannibalen Records and singles featuring major label artists. Additionally, he has collaborated with industry giants Excision, Snails and Kill The Noise.
He’s been busy touring the world this year, performing at Escape Halloween, Lost Lands and Bass Canyon festivals. In May he will embark on a coast-to-coast tour that includes 30 shows across cities like San Francisco, Los Angeles, Austin, Buffalo and Chicago.
With a live setup that combines Pioneer CDJs, microphone, and Ableton on his laptop, Sullivan creates an entirely unique show every time. From heavy metal covers to house tracks, his sets are always jam packed with energy and mashups.
Sullivan King has an exciting future ahead of him and we can’t wait to see what comes next! Stay connected with him on Instagram and Twitter. Don’t forget to check out his latest single, ‘Save The World’, below!
If you’re a rave enthusiast, chances are you’ve heard of Oliver Heldens’ HI-LO. He is an established Techno producer who has been creating since the early 90s and is one of the most successful producers within this genre. Additionally, his side project u-Ziq has seen great success with some stylish fusions produced.
Hi-LO’s latest release, ‘2021’, is another major milestone in their illustrious career. It offers an enchanting aural experience with captivating lyrics and soothing melodies. The track’s reimagined title theme should not be missed; featuring delicate synth riffs and an energetic bassline.
It’s no secret that RP Boo has been a force in house music for decades, and his classic hits remain timeless classics. However, this tribute to 80’s house music is one of his finest creations; complete with ethereal synthesizers and cutting-edge percussion and effects technology.
The best part is that it’s a ton of fun. There’s no set agenda – just an informal party with your favorite DJs playing music you already love!
No doubt, Oliver Heldens’ 80’s house revival has been a rousing success and continues to get better with each release, proving once again his talent as an artist. His latest release ‘2021’ is no exception; its catchy lyrics and delicate melody will leave you breathless. Additionally, its reimagined theme theme features heavy basslines as well as cutting-edge percussion and effects technology for maximum enjoyment.
4. Dillon Francis
Dillon Francis made waves in the dance music scene with a series of underground hits in the early 2010s. The Miami-based artist is best known for his moombahton music, earning him both a Latin American Music Award and Latin Grammy nomination. His most recent album, Magic Is Real (released 2019), followed critically acclaimed projects such as 2014’s Money Sucks, 2015’s Friends Rule and 2018’s WUT WUT.
Dillon’s style of moombahton is an eclectic mashup of elements from various genres, such as hip hop and trap. He has collaborated with artists like Major Lazer and Twista.
DJ and producer He has gained the attention of a diverse audience through his releases of full length albums, appearances on multiple TV shows, radio stations, and internet radio stations.
Dillon Francis has quickly earned himself a place of prominence in electronic music with his unique moombahton sound. His loyal fan base follows him everywhere he goes, making for exciting performances that never fail to please.
His most recent studio release is 2018’s WUT WUT, a Spanish-language album which earned him both a Latin American Music Award and Latin Grammy nomination for the track “Sexo” featuring Residente.
Francis has also released several mixtapes, including the highly praised This Mixtape Is Fire (2015) in 2015. To promote his albums, Francis has toured extensively and performed at some of the world’s premier venues.
Dillon Francis is an incredible live performer with an infectious energy on stage. His sets feature his biggest hits, remixes and live variations to keep the show thrilling. Plus he’s very friendly towards his audience members; his smile lights up the room from start to finish! If you want to experience Dillon Francis live, make sure to get your tickets ahead of time so you don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime experience!
5. Jessica Audiffred
Jessica Audiffred, known as the Queen of Bass in Mexico City, has quickly made herself one of the top dubstep artists. After being named a tastemaker by Skrillex’s Nest HQ imprint, she’s gained notoriety for her unique blend of old school dubstep and new school bass music. She’s performed at festivals worldwide including EDC Mexico and Lost Lands and continues to captivate crowds onstage with ease. Additionally, Jessica regularly appears as an XLR8R guest on dance music podcast XLR8R.
This year, Audiffred will be joining an impressive lineup at BOO! Seattle that includes Alan Walker, Alison Wonderland, REZZ and Netsky for some spooky vibes! Get your tickets today to make sure you don’t miss a single moment – in the meantime check out her official ghost mix below.