My take? The move beyond the current mainstream sound is a natural one as fans who have been attending events for the past few years will inevitably try to go down the rabbit hole to find fresh music and styles. But I think people still love to rage, and will eventually open themselves up to the exciting sounds coming from the drum & bass world:
There are also exciting things happening on the harder edge of trance music, like:
Then there's of course guys like Ryan Hemsworth who are creating music from another world at the moment:
And how can we forget hardstyle? Here's a great track that mixes hardstyle in one of Hardwell's biggest releases to date:
Conclusion: There's a whole world of music and styles to discover and it will be an exciting journey for those that dare to dig deeper.