GDD™ Morning Update: EDC NY, M83, Rebel Agency/CAA, Pearson Sound

Electric Daisy Carnival New York announces artists
• Listen to M83‘s Soundtrack to the Tom Cruise Sci-Fi Film Oblivion in Its Entirety
• The Rebel Agency joins CAA
Pearson Sound Readies North American Tour

Electric Daisy Carnival New York announces artists

The New York installment of the Electric Daisy Carnival will be hosted at Citi Field this summer on May 17 and 18. As an important stop for the mega-festival ran by Insomniac, attendees can expect some of the best artists in dance music from all genres, across five stages.
Maceo Plex, Damian Lazarus, Soul Clap (pictured) and Art Department will all be playing. EDC is also bringing back a stage hosted by the legend that is Carl Cox, along with Richie Hawtin’s Enter experience.

The dubstep talent is also thorough, with 12th Planet, Borgore, Figure and Zeds Dead all booked to play. Throw in some festival mainstays like Eric Prydz, The Bloody Beetrots, Gareth Emery and Mark Knight, and you have yourself a world class festival.

Get tickets for the festival here.

(via Mixmag)


Listen to M83’s Soundtrack to the Tom Cruise Sci-Fi Film Oblivion in Its Entirety

M83‘s Anthony Gonzalez, in collaboration with Joseph Trapanese, has scored the Tom Cruise-starring sci-fi film Oblivion. The entire soundtrack is available to stream, below, viaMashable. It features the new M83 track “Oblivion”, featuring Susanne Sundfør.

Oblivion is in theaters April 19 with its soundtrack arriving April 9 via Back Lot Music.

Also below, watch an interview with Gonzalez at last year’s Primavera Festival in Barcelona, in which he hinted at this project.

 (via Pitchfork)

The Rebel Agency joins CAA

The US arm of the Rebel Agency has joined the Creative Artists Agency.

The Rebel Agency is the Toronto-based company responsible for representing Crosstown Rebels and its axis of DJs, including Damian LazarusJamie JonesArt Department and Soul Clap. Its three agents—Inbal Lankry, Jazz Spinder and Matt Kingsley—have moved to the Los Angeles base for the CAA. 

The CAA is one of the biggest companies of its kind in the world, representing not only music but also film, sports, fashion and other industries. The Rebels will be added to a hefty stable that currently includes the likes of Kraftwerk and David Guetta.

(via Resident Advisor)


Pearson Sound Readies North American Tour

Boddika & Joy Orbison collaborator and Hessle Audio co-owner Pearson Sound has announced his first proper North American tour in two years, beginning with a session at Brooklyn venue Output alongside label co-founders Ben UFO and Pangaea on April 18.Though the DJ/producer will end his stint in Los Angeles, his tour dates will mainly stick to the East Coast and the Midwest, with stops as varied from Toronto, Chicago, and Atlanta. Artists like Grenier and Bok Bok will appear with Pearson Sound while he’s in North America, with more names to be announced as the dates approach. The full schedule for the tour is listed below.

Apr 18 Output – Brooklyn, New York
Apr 19 Church of the Holy Trinity – Toronto, Ontario
Apr 20 Subspace – Boston, Massachusetts
Apr 23 The Sound Table – Atlanta, Georgia
Apr 24 The Works – Detroit, Michigan
Apr 25 Smart Bar – Chicago, Illinois
Apr 26 Belvedere’S – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Apr 27 Bardot – Miami, Florida
Apr 28 U Street Music Hall – Washington, DC
Apr 30 The Sco – Oberlin, Ohio
May 04 Complex – Los Angeles, California

(via XLR8R)