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The Beat Scene: Japan
The fabled Spanish dance island is a standard tour stop for EDM artists, with Skrillex being credited with introducing dubstep to the beautiful people beach mecca. Beat scene guys venture further east with Low End Theory's quarterly events in Tokyo, Osaka, Sapporo and Himeji.
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EDM: 1,000 LED panels, a DJ booth raised 20 feet in the air and shaped like a flying saucer, fake smoke, two hours worth of cutting edge projection mapping, and probably some lasers
The Beat Scene: Sturdy table, Macbook Pro
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