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Wet Electric 2014 in 30 Animated GIFs

Moving and grooving at Wet Electric 2014.
Moving and grooving at Wet Electric 2014.
Photo and clips by Benjamin Leatherman

Considering that the operative word in EDM is "dance," it shouldn't come as any surprise that a helluva lot of movement tends to happen whenever tracks from the genre get played. It doesn't matter if it's happening at a club, in your car, or even in the shower, when the beats start flowing, people start moving.

And that proves to be especially true at EDM massives such as the most recent Wet Electric festival where thousands are induced to dance by the sounds being laid down.

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We saw a lot of people shuffling, shaking, jumping, and bumping during the two-day event at both Tempe's Big Surf and Scottsdale's Talking Stick Resort and got clips of some of the funkiest and funniest dancing taking place, which we present to you in animated GIF form.

BoHo A Go-Go She moves in mysterious ways

Hand Jive Finger pistols followed by a wave and some poppin' and locking. Pimp.

 

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All Hopped Up Partying like a pair of third graders on a sugar bender

EDM Animal What's black and white and funky all over?

Hat Trick Jacko would be proud

VIP Vixens Bradley Roulier of Manufactured Superstars doesn't mind it when you get down next to him

 

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Going Old School This is how you do the Running Man

Spin Session Round and round she goes

On Point Heavenly Father above appreciates the gesture

The She-Jay Shuffle DJ Hemmesphere dishes out both dance tracks and dance moves

 

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Girls Gone Wild Don't know which is better: the lady-on-lady action or their friend's "WTF!?" reaction

Iron Man Has A Posse And they're bringing the party to you

Party Monster Going wild out at Big Surf

Flip It Good That's one way to dry your hair

 

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End Game Rump-bumping never looked better

Dapper Dancer Not everyone wears neon tees and snapbacks to an EDM festival, yo

Put Your F'n Hands Up Pitbull will be happy to hear you're following his instructions to the letter

Fancy Fingers Feeling the beat or stroking an invisible beard? You decide.

 

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Dancing Queen Sashaying in style

Woof! Woof! Woof! Channeling his inner Arsenio

Fancy Footwork Everyday he's shuffling

 

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Total Hipsters Shaking their moneymakers with style

Bass Baller Swinging a bat to the beat

Grade School Getdown You never know when the "Ring Around the Rosie" training from your playground days is going to come in handy

Lana's Biggest Fan Like his hat says, there ain't any summertime sadness here, even in the spring

 

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Lord of the Dance This cat puts your fist-pumping routine to shame, dawg

Yeeeeeah! Your rage face is quite epic, sir

Close Encounter E.T. meets EDM

Wayfarer Waltz Stylish shades and slick moves

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