Alesso fans recieved a special treat on Saturday night as the Swedish superstar showed off his insane new stage at the Greek Theatre in LA.
The spectacle reportedly took four months to design and build, transforming from a little drawing on scrap of paper into an absolute behemoth, featuring 100 meters of floor-to-ceiling LED screens and enough lasers to put a Star Wars space battle to shame.
Check out some footage of the stage below.
Tomorrowland’s live stream launches at 7pm tonight (22nd July), for the event that runs from Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th July.
Tomorrowland takes place in the city of Boom in Belgium, hosting headliners Tiësto, Alesso, Deadmau5 and Eric Prydz, with the latter pair launching their dual live show at the event later today.
Deadmau5 revealed he had been working on a brand new live show with Eric Prydz last month (June), which the pair are set to premiere at Tomorrowland this weekend (Friday 22nd July).
Now Deadmau5 has shared images and videos of the Mau5trap vs Pryda live show in a stream of Instagram posts, which include teasers of snares, “random goat” sounds, a “beer summon” button, a lot of lasers and more. You can see the stream of posts below.
Deadmau5 has revealed in a post on Twitter that he has been working on a brand new live show with Eric Prydz, which the pair are set to premiere at Tomorrowland in July. You can see the full tweet below.
The two artists were placed alongside each other on the festival’s bill when the first wave of artists were announced in March, at the same time as it was also confirmed they would run a Mau5trap vs Pryda stage at the event.
Tomorrowland has announced its full line-up, for the event which runs in Belgium between Friday 22nd July and Sunday 24th July.
Named ‘The Elixir of Life’, Tomorrowland 2016 will land in the city of Boom for one weekend this year with 15 stages. And a slew of new artists have joined already announced headliners Deadmau5, Eric Prydz, Tiësto and Alesso.
In a massively varied line-up, the event will see Alison Wonderland, Marcel Dettmann, Jamie Jones, Adam Beyer, The Martinez Brothers and many more join the bill.
The Flying Dutch festival’s Swedish Journey event has been cancelled amidst uncertainty over whether Avicii would show up to perform, despite the fact that Steve Angello, Alesso, John Dahlbäck, Icona Pop and more were on the bill.
The festival was set to take place on Saturday 30th July at The Hague, Nijmegen, but Alda Events, who run the festival, issued a statement on their website last night (Thursday), announcing that it would not be going ahead.
Lining up massive hits from Laidback Luke, Martin Garrix and Andhim, the soundtrack to Mysterland's aftermovie alone is enough to get us excited!
Mysteryland, the longest running electronic music festival in the world, drew a record of 90,000 visitors from 60 different countries in August, and featured sets from Alesso, Netsky, Chris Liebing, Jeff Mills and DJ Jazzy Jeff across a whopping 42 stages.
Watch Mysteryland 2015's epic aftermovie below.
Here’s a fun fact: the peak of the northernmost cliff in Europe, Kebnekaise MoHuntain in Alesso’s native Sweden, has the highest fixed point in the country. It’s 11:25pm on night one of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California, and while Alesso is far from home he’s still standing way above ground.
Alessandro Lindblad, otherwise known as Alesso is a Grammy®-nominated top-charting Swedish DJ/producer. Alesso's new single 'Heroes (We Could Be) ft. Tove Lo' is looking set to smash the UK charts with over 3 MILLION combined YouTube/ Soundcloud plays after being released on virgin emi uk/def jam recordings on the 16th of November.
DJ Mag has just been sent the after-movie for Ultra South Africa. The event may have occurred earlier this year in February, but the production values on the video indicate why it has taken a while to finish.
Headliners such as Tiesto, Martin Garrix, Nicky Romero, Alesso, Krewella and South Africa's own Goldfish are all interviewed in the seven-minute film, but it's most notable for its stylish slo-mo footage of festival-goers and for capturing the rush of a big EDM event at ground level.