Lorin Ashton, better known by his stage name Bassnectar, is known across the world for his enchanting live performances and profuse mixing skills. He has been in the game since 1996, and based off his recent bookings and releases, he has shown no signs of slowing down. He has always been a creative type as well as a member of the electronic community when he first started attending shows in the ‘90s. Ashton is no stranger to many of America’s largest music festivals, including Coachella, Bonnaroo and Electric Forest. The third tenant of his Reflective series is on the way, and he is sure to play that and much more at Imagine Music Festival this year.
Ryan Gary Raddon, also known as Kaskade, is an American DJ and producer who has been active since the late ‘80s. He is primarily a house DJ, and he incorporates several different subgenres of house into his electrifying sets. Fun fact: he released a holiday-themed album titled “Kaskade Christmas” last year. While it’s unsure if he’ll play anything from that album, he is bound to have an exciting performance.
Galantis is a two-member group comprising of Christian Karlsson and Linus Eklöw. They have released songs under Big Beat Records as well as Atlantic records. They are known for some of their hot dance singles, like “Runaway (U & I)” and “No Money.” The two have been releasing music together since 2012.
4. RL Grime
Henry Steinway, recognized as the trap-veteran RL Grime, is a can’t miss act. He has released songs under a multitude of well-known labels, including Mad Decent and Fool’s Gold. His highly anticipated second album, Nova, is on the way. He has released three singles from Nova, and it is sure to make waves on its debut on July 27. RL Grime has worked closely with several rap and electronic artists, such as Skrillex, What So Not, Miguel and Tory Lanez.
5. Zeds Dead
This Canadian electronic music duo consisting of Dylan Mamid and Zachary Rapp-Rovan have become a festival staple as they rise higher in the ranks. Their genre-bending music and live sets are revered across the country. Their touring schedule for the next few months is packed with heavy-hitting support under the Deadbeats label. Their latest album, Northern Lights, peaked at No. 6 on the US Dance charts, and it featured several artists including Pusha T, Diplo and Elliphant. Zeds Dead is sure to have you dancing on the Oceania Stage.