The Global Dance Festival 2014 lineup: Grading the first twelve artists

Global Dance Festival, the recipient of "Best Dance Party of the Summer" in our Best Of Denver issue, has just announced the first acts that will be playing the event. Phase one of any lineup announcement is always the appetizer, and what better way to tease than by announcing some of the biggest acts in multiple EDM sub-genres? We ranked the first phase of artists on a scale of "kandi" and "horns." Kandi represents the trance/house factor, and horns represent the rage factor.
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Britt Chester is a writer and video producer living in Denver, Colorado. He's covered breaking news, music, arts and cannabis for Westword since 2010. His work has appeared in GQ Magazine, Village Voice, YES! Weekly, Inman News and the Winston-Salem Journal. He likes running, cycling, and interviewing people.
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