Sunburn Goa 2015: Day 2 delivers music madness

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Vagator (Goa), Dec 29 (IANS) The immense energy of music aficionados on Day 2 at the Sunburn Goa 2015 told the story of how the festival delivered another full day of madness.

The four-day music festival, which began here on December 27, ended with a bang on Monday night, building colourful memories, giving throwback times for the fans of Electronic Dance Music (EDM) and took the expectations a notch higher for the days to come.

Ranging from tropical House music by international artist KYGO to Dyro’s electro music and Anish Sood’s beats, there was something for every fan present on the venue.

Of all people who had two left feet, some unlocked happiness and ended up doing bhangra while others showed-off their loony dance moves on the crazy heart-thumping music.

From neon lights to tiaras to different head gears, the fans went all out, enjoying every minute of festival’s Day 2.

Although KYGO headlined the day, Dyro took everyone’s breath away by connecting with the Indian audiences. He remixed Hindi songs like “kundi mat khadkao raja” and Punjabi songs many Indians wouldn’t even know about.

Being the only female DJ performing at the venue, Avantika Bakshi owned the Techno Stage.

Avantika played deep house, tech-house, deep techno, nu-disco and indie dance coupled with a fabulous and eclectic foray of special effects by Sunburn.

Other artists like Blurry Slur, Bassjackers, Echofloat, Candice Redding and Sam Feldt kept the music and merriment going.

Confetti, lights, lasers, beams, food, alcohol, Ferris Wheel and sports like bungee jumping gave the campers and festival goers no reason to complain about.

The fans now look forward to Day 3 as it will feature Martin Garrix as the headliner, with the Russian beauty and Hindi film actress, Julia Bliss opening the event at the Main Stage.

Other artists will include Aneyelator, Nelio, DJ Dee, Squidworks, Clement anymore ensuring another brilliant day full of high spirits and high energy at the Sunburn Goa.

DJ Zedd pumps up the party at Vh1 Supersonic 2015

“We might not know why, we might not know how. But baby, tonight, we’re beautiful nowa — That’s the track Grammy Award winning DJ Zedd picked to go on a date with India.

The Russian-German music producer on Monday opened his sound box on the shores of Candolim beach here with his maiden performance in the country at Vh1 Supersonic 2015.

Zedd, whose real name is Anton Zaslavski, gave a spin to the day two of the ongoing four-day music extravaganza with a high octane performance. The message of day two was loud and clear — let there be more and more music.

It all started with a flash of white light illuminating the ‘Iron Heart’ stage after a blackout and energetic tunes seeping in, before a blast of colours and music by Zedd.

The producer, who is rumoured to be dating singer Selena Gomez, hit the right notes to enter the hearts of the fest visitors.

From going back to “black and white” era, infusing myriad hues to the world of music, Zedd seemed to be a wizard coming out with new tricks to enamour the crowd. For instance, when he turned down the music and audience filled in the silence.

The fireworks, kaleidoscope of lights, laser lights playing games, and visuals in the background taking the performance to a different level.

Dressed in a black shirt, Zedd was seen jumping and prancing on the stage with the audience. His popularity was quite visible as his session neared its end, gloominess took over the crowd with a void getting created after the fast-paced party.

With the eclectic playlist, it seemed that the tracks picked by Zedd dropped a message for India– “I will never let you goa, “Rude”, “Why does it feel good to be bada, “You make me feel so alive, and “Are you gonna stay the night”.

Zedd also captured the moment on his phone. He also said: “India how are you feeling right now. India love you guys.”

Zedd also showed the crowd another use of cellphones when he asked the fans to switch on the light and sway on the beats.

While Zedd stole the show on the second day with his energy, other performers included Don Diablo, Teddy Killers, Joris Voorn and Nic Fanciuli.

The Dutch DJ created a music bubble of music with beach in the trace zone.

One can also get a glimpse of sneak peak to the other world with EZone’s trippy 270 degree dome animation. It is something worth trying as it will leave Ayou bewitched.

Talking about the crowd, the festival is seeing a diverse crowd — from girls in short dresses to mature group of women opting for suits-salwars to saris.

Day three is expected to get better with musical geniuses like Tuhin Mehta, Joran Van Pol, Norman Doray, Deorro, Culture Shock, Luigi Madonna making to the three stages.

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