Just over the Triborough Bridge from Harlem in New York City in Randall's Island Park, the 2014 edition of Electric Zoo takes place this Friday through Sunday (August 29-31, 2014). Over the past five years, the festival has arguably become an iconic American EDM event, a landmark space that has bore witness to the evolution of dance culture in America from just being something enjoyed by trance lovers and frequenters of Miami's Ultra Music Festival. In the past half-decade, EDM has become pop music's digital and social era evolution, making sick ass drops as American as baseball and apple pie. If attending or paying attention to Electric Zoo 2014, there's five key storylines to follow that are actually well in-tune with dance's progression at-present. This year's Festival is ultimately one of 2014's most important musical moments–not just in America, but globally. Here's why.