4 Exclusive Interviews at EDC: Slander, Above & Beyond & More

Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) shook Las Vegas Motor Speedway with over 400,000 people who attended all three days combined. As everything that makes up the festival, the performances from talented artists was a huge part of the event.

Electric Avenue photo credit aLIVE Coverage
EDC Las Vegas 2017 photo credit aLIVE Coverage

Hannah Rad from Red Bull, lived streamed EDC Las Vegas throughout the weekend and met with a couple of artists to discuss their experience.

Enjoy our favorite interviews at EDC below:

The amazing trap DJ duo, Derek and Scott, also known as Slander talk about how this was a dream come true. For the first time, Slander took on the main stage this year, and they blew everyone away! Slander conversed with Hannah how they are just like the attendees, they too are ravers.

This is the best day of both our lives. And, we have been working for this single moment the last seven years. –Derek Anderson, Slander.

Superhuman Song Cover via Slanders’ Facebook

Slander has been back to back with great announcements and releases. Right after an amazing performance at EDC, Slander came out with a new single, ‘Superhuman’. The duo mixed it up on this single compared to their past singles.

This yummy future bass track with polished vocals by Eric Leva has a smooth transition from the beginning to the drop, convincing you to have it on repeat. To add the cherry on top, Slander recently announced their Gud Vibration Show with NGHTMRE at the NOS Center on July 29th. Tickets are flying, but there is still a chance to grab yours here!

The next interview at EDC Las Vegas we enjoyed was Olver Heldens’.

For all the house heads, Oliver Heldens performed on Circuit Grounds on day 2 with his banana shirt! The 22-year-old producer talks about how his favorite part of Vegas is that there are no rules, you can go crazy and not feel ashamed for anything you do. The cheerful Dutch producer performed all week in Vegas at pool parties, nightclubs and now, at EDC. He made sure to keep the hype and summery vibes alive throughout his set.

Oliver will be traveling abroad bringing his house vibes around the globe at music festivals, check out his tour dates and get your tickets by clicking here!

Get a taste of Oliver Hedlens’ style with his most recent release, his 77 Mixtape introducing housey Ibiza vibes:

Another interview at EDC Las Vegas that we admired came from Above & Beyond.

Above & Beyond had fans in their trance feels performing on Circuit Grounds, day 2. They have continued giving out a beautiful message each year when playing some of their most popular hits and giving us some new beats.

Circuit Grounds photo credit Insomniac

Not only giving props to the fans for dancing under the hot sun, they decided to announce their own upcoming festival.

As Group Therapy, they will be hosting a two day festival at The Gorge Amphitheater in Washington State, Sept. 16th & 17th. Over 20,000 tickets were sold on the first day that it went on sale for the public! Tickets are still available, grab your passes here!

Watch the Group Therapy trailer:

Our final selected interview at EDC Las Vegas that we loved came from first time EDC’er, Alan Walker.

The Norwegian producer, Alan Walker converses with Hannah about what his mask and hoodie means. He raises how its an image of Unity and that anybody can be a Walker. Alan points out as being that Under the Electric Sky is a great symbol of Unity as everyone coming together in one place.

Alan released a new single right before performing on day 2 also at Circuit Grounds. He collaborated with Alex Skrindo on the single titled, ‘Sky’. Just like his previous single, ‘Faded’, the sound shouts Alan’s name.

After an incredible track that was released and performance, he hasn’t stopped and he can’t stop! This year he has also announced his Walker Tour debuting all around the globe. It will be difficult to miss your chance to watch him perform. Get all the info here!

Walker Tour Photo via Alan Walkers’ Facebook
EDC Las Vegas 2017 photo credit aLIVE Coverage

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