Electronic Dance Music (EDM) festivals like the upcoming Moonrise Festival bring thousands of people together to dance the day and night away. To an outside observer, the EDM scene can seem eccentric, even uncouth. It's common to see girls at EDM festivals dressed in nothing but a bra and booty shorts. Their bodies and faces are sometimes painted, and they could easily be sporting butterfly wings attached to their backs as they jump around to a loud beat. Upon closer examination, however, the rave scene is offering women more than a just place to let loose and party.
Electronic Dance Music is a genre that is replacing traditional guitars and drums for MIDI Keyboards/Controllers and DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) systems. Sounds high-tech? Well, it takes engineering skills and a strong knowledge of hardware and software to DJ at a music festival. And don't let the techy talk fool you. This is an area where many women are thriving.Read More »