Day two of Electric Forest was more of an adventure compared to day one. We had figured out where everything was, had plenty of food for breakfast, found out where the best food vendors where and then established our plan of attack. When we first arrived, Leksy and I were able to catch Nit Grit‘s set as well as Minnesota‘s. Both of which ended up being absolutely HEAVY which had bassheads from all around flocking to the stage to catch a bassline. After Minnesota, all of the planning ended up paying off when it was time for the Dim Mak stage to light up. After eating a big plate of Thai food, we headed back over to continue raging. First up on the Tripolee stage was Alvin Risk, who set the tone for the night by throwing down a supreme, bass heavy set. Next up, Autoerotique stepped up to the stage, and delivered one of my most favorite sets of the night. So on that note, I decided to include his new song “Roll The Drums” below this write up. Which is awesome, because Felix Cartal created one hell of a remix! Which brings me to his set. I have to say, It’s a good thing they include time in-between sets at a show like this, because people needed to find their faces so they can keep raging for the rest of the night. At Felix Cartal‘s set, the canadians came out to rage. I witnessed canadian flags, balloons and a set that had the crowd moving like a stormy sea. Ultimately, after he crushed the crowd, it almost didn’t occur to me that Zeds Dead was next. All I was thinking was, “holy shit this is the best line-up ever!” Then the bass dropped. Zeds Dead began the slaughter once more, and killed the crowd. But hold the phone and call the ambulance later because Datsik was next!! The night continued to get more and more crazy, as Excision made a guest appearance during his set! BOOM!! The crowd was in pieces. And who could close out a night full of madness? None other than the one and only Steve Aoki of course. With all of the death and destruction left behind after Zeds Dead and Datsik, it seemed appropriate to to melt people down into puddles afterwards. In all honesty though, having Steve close the night made this night one of the funnest nights I have ever had (until Dada Life threw down on night 3 that is). All in all, if you read this, go to Electric Forest next year, you won’t regret it.
Music to listen to as you browse the pictures!
Remixes by some notable producers
Video Re-cap via Steve Aoki
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