NEW YORK, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that it will launch "EDC Radio," ("Electric Daisy Carnival Radio"), the limited-run, commercial-free channel featuring performances, DJ sets and interviews with the world's most popular DJs, producers and international dance music artists from the Electric Daisy Carnival, one of the biggest festivals in electronic dance music.
SiriusXM's "EDC Radio" will air on SiriusXM's Electric Area, channel 52, now through Monday, June 24. SiriusXM's Electric Area also broadcast live from Electric Daisy New York and Electric Daisy Chicago.
The limited-run channel will broadcast live DJ sets from Electric Daisy Las Vegas, including sets by Armin van Buuren, Avicii, Hardwell, A-Trak, Steve Angello, Fedde le Grand, Calvin Harris, Knife Party, Eric Prydz, Benny Benassi, Arty, Borgore, Gareth Emery, Carl Cox, Nicky Romero, Thomas Gold, Bingo Players, Dada Life, Mat Zo, Ferry Corsten, AN21, Max Vangeli, Tritonal, Cedric Gervais, Dyro, Dannic, Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano, ATB, Destructo, Audien, R3hab, Bassjackers, Zeds Dead, Rebecca & Fiona, Dash Berlin and more. Nervo and Krewella will be special guest hosts on "EDC Radio."
"EDC Radio" will also feature DJ sets and interviews from the SiriusXM Music Lounge at Marquee Dayclub in Las Vegas on Thursday, June 20 starting at 3:00 pm ET. The lounge will feature live DJ sets by Sander van Doorn, Carnage, Destructo, Tritonal, 3LAU and Dash Berlin.
"EDC Radio" will also feature highlights from Electric Daisy New York and Electric Daisy Chicago.
"Whether live from the EDC stages or our own live DJ sets from the SiriusXM Music Lounge, SiriusXM's 'EDC Radio' will have the world's best electronic dance music from the world's top and most diverse selection of DJs," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. "SiriusXM has established itself as the leading broadcaster of EDM across multiple satellite and online channels. We are excited to bring EDC Las Vegas and its live performances to those who can't be there but who, like us, are true fans of the music."
Electric Area plays electronic dance music, house, trance, electro, dubstep, progressive and trap, along with the biggest DJs in the world. Listeners will hear Tiesto, Afrojack, Armin van Buuren, Hardwell, Steve Aoki, Sander van Doorn, Avicii, Above & Beyond, Eric Prydz, Swedish House Mafia, deadmau5, Fedde le Grand, Bingo Players, Arty, Nicky Romero, Markus Schulz, Thomas Gold, R3hab, Sidney Samson, Pretty Lights, Paul Oakenfold, Carl Cox and more.
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