TICKET GIVEAWAY: Head to our Facebook page today for a chance to WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO PACIFIC FESTIVAL OC! On our GDD facebook, tell us why you deserve to win a pair of tickets and make sure you include to mention Pacific Festival (so that it links to the PFOC facebook page too!). The winner will be announced tomorrow afternoon!
FREE TUNES: As promised, we have some new music from featured artists of this years Pacific Festival! This week we have a disco party remix of Toro Y Moi, as well as a booming remix from Mr. White of Atari Teenage Riot’s ‘Activate’!
Being that it is where I’m from, you should all know that GDD loves Colorado. Especially its unique taste in music genres and the epic EDM groups that have come out of there over the years; SAVOY and Pretty Lights just to name a few. However, there is a new presence to be aware of coming straight out of Boulder, CO known as Robotic Pirate Monkey. Formed in early 2010, R.P.M. consists of the B-Town trio of Matt Berryhill, Matt Flesher and Andrew Hathaway (aka. Hathbanger). Since forming R.P.M. has grown their fan base from local to statewide, as the next big up and comers on the Colorado electronic music scene and now they have the chance to prove their weight in the Golden State. For six weeks in May and June, R.P.M. will be cruising around the great state of California, bringing their Rocky Mountain bass to the West Coast. With opening support from THiCK CHiCK and Skywalkerr, R.P.M. announces their Buried Treasure Tour with 12 stops along the West Coast (including a stop at our VERSUS party on the 19th of May) – check ’em out below:
May 9 – Dragonfly – Santa Monica, CA May 14 – Blue Fin – Monterey, CA May 16 – Shattuck Down Low – Berkeley, CA May 19 – VERSUS @ CENTRAL – Los Angeles, CA May 22 – Jamabalaya – Humboldt, CA May 26 – Velvet Jones – Santa Barbara, CA June 1 – Tiki Bar – Costa Mesa, CA June 2 – Ocean Bar – Manhattan Beach, CA June 3 – CONTROL @ Avalon – Hollywood, CA June 7 – A/C Lounge – San Diego, CA June 8 – Moitav – San Luis Obispo, CA June 11 – Fulton SS – Fresno, CA
We are looking for some dedicated GDD™ fans in the Santa Barbara, Isla Vista, and Ventura/Oxnard areas to help us with marketing and coordination for our upcoming events in Santa Barbara. We are going to be throwing a series of events starting in May and would like YOUR help in making them the most notorious shows Santa Barbara has ever seen!
If you love electronic music this is the job for you! We will hook up everyone we bring on with complimentary passes to all the events, along with free GDD™ swag as well. More importantly, if you join on you will become part of the GDD Family and also become a huge part of our lifestyle movement for years to come!
Applicants must be: • Between the ages of 16-28 (students are a big plus) • Very social • Highly motivated and willing to work hard and play harder!
TO APPLY please send a short paragraph to explaining a little bit about yourself, what you feel you bring to the table and why you’d like to get involved with GDD movement. Also include your complete contact information and we will be in touch.
Our friends over at HighBird Productions have been kindly bringing electronic music events to the oft overlooked area just north of Los Angeles better known as the Ventura/Santa Barbara counties for some time now. HighBird is the Ventura County based company responsible for the burgeoning electro scene in that area. Traditionally doing line-ups of local talent supplemented by one or two bigger names from the world of EDM, the boys have decided to step their game up with their next endeavor: GOOD VIBES at the Earl Warren Showgrounds in Santa Barbara. While I have personally surveyed the landscape of the Showgrounds with the intention of hosting a little party there, I can tell you the facilities are primed to offer you one of the best possible outdoor festival experiences you could find in the greater Santa Barbara area.