Gareth Emery Calls For New Industry Standards, Announces Special Tour & 24-Hour Stream
The electronic music world has been up in arms over some hot-button issues as of late thanks to certain outspoken producers like Mat Zo, who used his Twitter account to voice his concerns over how EDM has changed. Enter Gareth Emery, a trance producer and DJ who continues to uphold his core sound despite the trend of trance producers turning to trouse or house. The producer decided to voice his opinion on yet another issue, however, as he posted a lengthy call to action on his Facebook page, asking promoters and club owners to give DJs longer sets so that they can more accurately convey their musical visions.
He coupled this post with a tour announcement, a three-city tour that will find Emery playing an extended set from open to close at each venue. Named after his radio show, the Electric For Life tour will hit New York City, London and Los Angeles this November.
Read over Emery's full Facebook post and watch the trailer for the Electric For Life Tour below...
To celebrate his now-hometown of LA, his show at the Shrine Exposition Hall on November 21 will follow after a 24-hour live stream event. Emery will be featuring guest artists all day leading up to his show, which will also be streamed live!
Presales for the Electric For Life tour went liveon June 3. Grabbing a ticket will also earn you a free download of his new single, "Hands," featuring Alastor and London Thor.
ROAD TO ELECTRIC FOR LIFE TOUR DATES
8/7 – Stereo Live – Houston, TX
8/8 – The Mid – Chicago, IL
8/14 – 1015 Folsom – San Francisco, CA
8/21 – Opera – Atlanta, GA
8/22 – Space Terrace – Miami, FL
8/28 – Celebrities – Vancouver, BC
10/16 – Uniun – Toronto, ON
10/17 – New City Gas – Montreal, QC
10/24 – Foundation – Seattle, WA
11/6 – Royale – Boston, MA
10/14 – Terminal 5 – New York, NY
10/21– Shrine Exposition Hall – Los Angeles, CA
12/12 – Electric Brixton – London, UK