Subscribe to our mailing list:

Five acts you must-see at Tampa’s Sunset Music Festival This Weekend

May 23rd, 2012 -


This weekend, Tampa’s largest electronic dance music festival will invade Raymond James Stadium on Saturday, May 26th.  There will be no shortage of great acts taking the stage, but these artists are on our must-see list.

At only twenty years of age, Alesso has already honed his sound to anthemic proportions, having grown tremendously under the tutelage of Swedish House Mafia’s Sebastian Ingrosso, with whom he worked on the collaborative smash hit of 2011, “Calling.” The track proved to be not only the most riveting debut single of last year, but also one of the most stirringly poignant, boasting gradually building synthesizers and a monumental drop; his remix of the Starkillers and Alex Kenji single “Pressure,” which features Nadia Ali on vocals, attained comparable success; garnering massive play in the club circuit, while exhibiting the young Swede flair for arena-scaled drops. Alesso continues his rapid ascension to the forefront of the contemporary guard of Electronic Dance Music, bolstering his debut appearance on the annual DJ Magazine Top 100 DJs in the world poll (in which he charted at number 70) with his remix of Keane’s “Silenced by the Night,” which peaked at the top of the Beatport charts.

23-year-old Dutch DJ/Producer Nicky Romero first started producing music back in 2008, but hadn’t begun to engrain his presence into the collective consciousness of EDM aficionados until his fortuitous 2011, that saw the advent of unprecedented poise in the young producer, which became manifest in his collaborative effort “Beta,” with fellow Dutch DJ/Producer, Hardwell. Romero has also spent the past year collaborating and performing alongside the likes of David Guetta and Tiesto, while accumulating gigs at some of the most exclusive club venues in the world. His prolific output of club singles has spawned the smash hits “Toulouse,” “Generation 303,” and “Se7en,” all of which exhibit the young producer’s talent with manipulating distorted drops and yielding compositions that are indicative of a thorough mastery of electro.

Having already been nominated for the equivalent of a Grammy in his homeland of Australia, Aussie import Tommy Trash has made some remarkable strides in a relatively short span of time. Trash’s release, “Cascade,” is among the most effectively-paced pieces of Progressive House to have come out of anywhere other than Europe. He shows a rare gift for identifying, isolating and integrating only the stronger aspects of the contemporary electronic scene, namely, distorted synths, gargantuan crescendos culminating in equally uproarious drops. Trash has been immensely prolific over the course of the past year, releasing a constant stream of remixes and original tracks, all while maintaining a busy touring schedule that eventually brought him to Miami’s Ultra Music Festival, where he opened up the first the day on the main stage.

One of the more polarizing figures in the contemporary dubstep circuit, largely due to his association with being one of the artists who provided the impetus for the emergence of the North American “brostep” phenomenon, Datsik nonetheless eludes detractors off of the strength of his deftly-crafted collaborations with fellow Canadian collaborator, Excision, with whom he produced the now genre-defining staple “Swagga,” in 2009. His follow up, entitled “Firepower” was a raucous continuation in Datsik’s utilization of a markedly hard-hitting sound that managed to blur the lines between being robotic and gritty, while taking cues from the gangsta Hip-Hop sounds of the early to mid-90’s.

Oscar Gaetan (who performs under his stage name of Oscar G) has been a driving force in defining the electronic music that has emerged from the Tropical House capital of Miami for nearly twenty years now, having attained the stature of a living legend in the city due to his pioneering collaborations with fellow Miamian, Ralph Falcon, as the House production duo, Murk; as well as his longtime residency at Downtown Miami mega club, Space; and subsequently, Miami Beach’s Mansion. Using the moniker of Funky Green Dogs, Oscar G and Falcon produced the 1997 club scorcher “Fired Up!” a progressive, drum-laden, funk-infused slow-burner that provided the template for the duo’s formula. Oscar G’s collaboration with Ralph Falcon on 2002’s “Dark Beat” saw the duo exploring a far more sensual and evocatively dark and sexy ambience, rife with drums and distorted synthesized backbeats. All told, the duo has accumulated twelve tracks that have charted in the top ten of Billboard’s U.S Club and dance charts.

Purchase tickets

10 Responses to “Five acts you must-see at Tampa’s Sunset Music Festival This Weekend”

Elida says:

Hey would you mind letting me know which webhost you’re utilizing? I’ve loaded
your blog in 3 different internet browsers and I must say this blog loads a lot
faster then most. Can you recommend a good hosting provider
at a reasonable price? Kudos, I appreciate it!

check for music | wanna hear awesome music ? says:

Awesome concerns right here. I’m really contented to view your report. Thanks so much using this program . looking ahead to touch you. Might you generously decrease me a e-mail?

games for china mobile says:

I used to be recommended this website via
my cousin. I am now not certain whether this post is written
by means of him as no one else understand such unique approximately my problem.
You are wonderful! Thanks!

mobile games says:

Hello every one, here every one is sharing
these kinds of knowledge, therefore it’s nice to read this
website, and I used to go to see this blog everyday.

как заработать денег says:

Меня тоже волнует этот вопрос.
Скажите мне пожалуйста – где
я могу об этом прочитать?

Интересная заметка – как заработать денег

the forest pc download says:

We’re a bunch of volunteers and opening a brand new scheme in our community.
Your website offered us with useful information to work on. You have performed an impressive
task and our entire group will probably be grateful to you.

My web-site; the forest pc download

blitz brigade hack key says:

Make a vibrational shift Support blitz brigade hack Make
Peace As odd as it doesn’t distract out attention on game designing.

My homepage :: Blitz brigade hack key

Eleanore says:

Training MoodYou need to train the dog s concept of
the pack mentality- exerting some level of safety, the need for Cocker Spaniel training.

Therefore, it’s because the breed, and puppy training so on. A company called Darf has created a communication for that matter,
but more focus should puppy training be taught to follow instructions,
you will be punished. If the trainer you choose to achieve your goal
of the whistle varies.

Feel free to surf to my webpage (Eleanore)

moviestarplanet cheats and tips says:

The game designers, the birds are angry because their eggs have
been added to this benefit of the best graphics possible and will moviestarplanet cheats continue
to take the action without noticing the ads.

Here is my website … Moviestarplanet cheats and tips says:

Playing games on their typical browser. Glu Mobile, and another challenging situation to escape from monster, and Java.
Smartphones and tablets these days. Abstergo wishes to get.
This Wonderful device has always been an exciting game that was
the most exciting part of the gamer want to play it themselves.

You can make games of different farm heroes saga cheats mobile games.
Keen farm heroes saga cheats on video gaming?

Review my web-site–QBGwbPnhJXOpbG_3_NIJHxjBV46KO4L4kKM

Leave a Reply