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Many genres are represented in the first wave artist lineup for the inaugural Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival.
The producer played guitar during The String Cheese Incident’s encore at the festival last night.
A huge list of headliners for the 18th annual Shambhala Music Festival has been announced.
We detail ten stories to watch in our neck of the musical world over the next week or so.
Skrillex was Howard Stern’s guest on The Howard Stern Show today and shared an interesting comparison.
EDM giants Skrillex and Diplo will play the first non-Phish New Year’s show at Madison Square Garden since 2009.
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- Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites
Sonny Moore found club and mainstream stardom beginning in 2008, when he swapped his gig as post-hardcore frontman for From First to Last and created the dancefloor-oriented project Skrillex. He originally used the name for live DJ sets, but in 2009 the project moved into the studio with Skrillex remixing the likes of Lady Gaga (“Bad Romance”) and Snoop Dogg (“Sensual Seduction”). In 2010, the self-released digital download EP My Name Is Skrillex appeared, combining the Benny Benassi and Deadmau5 styles of electro with the over the top samples and giant noises of acts like the Chemical Brothers and Fatboy Slim. Moore would sign with Deadmau5’s Mau5trap label that same year, where he would release his second EP, Scary Monsters & Nice Sprites, along with the club hit “Kill Everybody.” If topping the club charts didn’t prove the producer had arrived, a 2011 appearance on the revived Beavis & Butthead television series did, along with his collaboration with the surviving members of the Doors called “Breakin’ a Sweat.” The recording of the track was captured in the documentary film RE: GENERATION, while the song itself landed on Skrillex’s Bangarang EP, which appeared in early 2012.