Wet Electric 2014 in 30 Animated GIFs
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.
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
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
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
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
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
Dancing Queen Sashaying in style
Woof! Woof! Woof! Channeling his inner Arsenio
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
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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