The Best Festivals of 2013

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One of the biggest parts of the latest surge in EDM has been the overall rise of festival culture. These days, music lovers are shelling out top dollar to hit up events that feature massive sound systems, the freedom to let your freak flag fly, and an array of DJs that represent the EDM sound. 2013 was a huge year for the EDM festival circuit, with impressive line-ups being sent to locations that range from a cruise ship to a forest. And while you can get a fairly good idea of what the EDM scene has to offer via the comfort of your home, nothing beats feeling the bass in your chest, seeing the people dance, and feeling that energy that can only be found at a proper EDM festival. Here are 2013's best.

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  • http://soundcloud.com/the-colonel-mc The Colonel

    Ultra also deserves props for having the best live feed this side of Glastonbury.

    Though it’s still a shame they’ve abandoned the diversity of sounds that reigned as little as five years ago . . .

  • J Kim

    and BPM is…

  • green_velvet

    Movement in Detroit – hands down. It is the most sub-genre diverse, mental and true to roots electronic music festival running. If your style is more EDC in Las Vegas or Ultra in Miami, be aware that you are the Nickleback fan equivalent to hard rock.

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