10 Must-See TomorrowWorld Acts

The time for sleeping is gone; unless you're live-streaming the seven hours a day of TomorrowWorld footage this weekend, you're going to be missing ou

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The time for sleeping is gone; unless you're live-streaming the seven hours a day of TomorrowWorld footage this weekend, you're going to be missing out if you're not there. The thing is, when you're there, who do you go see? TomorrowWorld made sure to book some of the finest DJs in the EDM scene, but are you just going to flock to the big-name acts because they're known? You could, and would probably have a great time. DAD's all about discovery, though, and we want to make sure that you don't play yourself by missing out on some of these talented acts. We'd hope they're all on your radar, but if not, here's a guide to 10 must-see TomorrowWorld acts, ranging from live, soulful dance music to some of the biggest in the world's of hard dance, trap, and deep house.

David Heartbreak

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2013 saw David Heartbreak linking up with AM Only and OWSLA, solidifying what many have known for years: dude is a problem. Although he was initially linked with the moombahton sound, his outlook on music is more of no boundaries, no rules, just making good music. He released The Foundation earlier this year, and touching down at TomorrowWorld is a power booking for him... and them. If his set is anything like what he did to Pacha recently, Georgia won't know what hit 'em!



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Audiofreq is a hardstyle master from Rotterdam (by way of Sydney), and has helped put the DAD readership (and staff) up on the hard dance style. If you're looking to let loose this weekend, and really capture the fantasy spirit of TomorrowWorld (or you just want to get educated in the ways of hard dance up close and personal), you'll definitely want to make sure you hit Audiofreq's set.


Late Night Alumni

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Late Night Alumni is a full-on band that features none other than Kaskade. Adding live instrumentation to the EDM scene can be hairy, but just one listen to LNA performing live and you'll realize that they not only know exactly what they're doing, but are damn good at doing it. For those of you looking for something with soul, heart, and more of a "live" feeling, this is all yours.

Heroes x Villains

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2013 has been one of those years where Heroes x Villains has truly moved from strength to strength. He's been an ambassador for the trap sound before it became a "thing," and has had official remixes signed to Ultra, worked with adidas on a special campaign, and has toured all over the world. Getting booked to play TomorrowWorld in Georgia is an awesome feat when you consider he's put his stamp on the state for years. It's an awesome homecoming for him, and we have a feeling he'll be bringing out the big guns for his set.

Pete Tong

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When Pete Tong isn't spinning some of the freshest and most exclusive dance music on both sides of the Atlantic on a weekly basis, he's taking over the decks at some of the biggest festivals and clubs the world over. TomorrowWorld is presenting a special "All Gone Pete Tong" stage at TomorrowWorld, which will find the likes of Maya Jane Coles, Breach, and Dubfire (among others) rocking with the veteran. Expect nothing but the best from Tong's set, though; the man's got crates!

Superman, Spiderman, Batman

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TomorrowLand had Superman, Iron Man, and Batman go B2B2B on the decks, but for TomorrowWorld, we'll see Superman, Spider-Man, and Batman gracing the Super You&Me stage, brining you another hour of the finest in EDM. Here's some footage from TomorrowLand 2013 to give you an idea of what's in store when superheroes come out to rave:

Damian Lazarus

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As the head of Crosstown Rebels, Damian Lazarus has made it a point to release music into the world that listeners might not be ready for... or might not know they are ready for. Keeping his sets loose and experimental, he's known for throwing down some of the deepest of deep house beats, and would be a great, mellow vibe to help mix up your TomorrowWorld travels.


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Philly's Swizzymack is part of the next chapter of Mad Decent; heavily influenced by hip-hop, Swizzymack approaches electronic music with that aggression, making us all bounce to his bass-heavy tracks. Be it trap or Philly club music, Swizzymack will be making a slew of new fans when he after he rips through TomorrowWorld.



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Chicago's Cajmere (aka Green Velvet) has been a staple in the house music since since the early 1990s. Tracks like "Percolator" are worldwide anthems, and he's remixed everyone from Madonna to Basement Jaxx. When he hits the decks, you're guaranteed to get a house music workout, with a proper selection of his own beats thrown around some of the finest in the scene. Calling yourself a proper house devotee? Missing this set would be blasphemy.


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Belgium's Coone recently made waves as the first hardstyle artist being signed to Dim Mak. Kind of fitting that he makes a special appearance at TomorrowWorld, representing Dim Mak at a festival that's ruled the Belgium dance music community (and the world) for years; he's even penned this year's TomorrowWorld theme. With Coone's stock on the rise right now, he has a lot of time to impress the American hard dance circuit, and this platform is a perfect time to get acquainted with Coone.

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