There's enough gossip going around the world of electronic music that it probably deserves its own TMZ, Gawker, and Perez Hilton. We keep track of the drama, the beef, the LOLs, the dramatic build-ups, and the tragic drops so you don't have to. Now, let's see who killed it this week.R U F*CKING SERIOUS?
As if things aren't bad enough right now: just this week we talked to DanceSafe who informed us that kids are running around raging on bath salts because somebody's telling them it's MDMA. Now this water company comes out with the worst idea on earth. I wonder how it feels to be the lowest of the low. Total "dad stop" moment over here. Wow.
ZOMBY MESSED WITH THE WRONG DUDE
Zomby cancelled his tour! How shocked is the world? Can you believe it? When are promoters and agents going to learn their lesson about this? I guess this time he messed with the wrong dude because someone made an entire Tumblr calling him out on all his bullshit that even includes a photo of him. Then some other Tumblrs stemmed out of that—this one of Zomby wearing different silly hats is our favorite. Why did this take so long?
IN CASE YOU WERE PLANNING ON MAKING THE MOVES ON DJ SLIINK.
You may want to just keep this in mind.
Paris Hilton posted the teaser for the video to her new song with Lil Wayne. We need to see this now OMG!
PETE TONG MOVES TO LA
Ok, now things are getting weird. Is LA going to be like the Delray Beach of dance music? Is everyone just gonna move there and then EDM is gonna die? Should we be worried? Help us Based God we need to know.
WILL.I.AM SPEAKS OUT ON EDM AND VEGAS
In a New Yorker article this week, Will.i.am went off on the state of dance music today—causing everyone to inundate our social media timelines with links to this stupid article that we've already read 200 times. Guess what guys! Jokes on you. You are reading what Will.i.am has to say about EDM. Stop doing this to yourself. You need a subscription to read but Mixmag summed it up nicely here.
WHO IS JUAN MACLEAN?
This is not very happy house at all but we can't help but laugh at it.
LINKIN PARK'S MIKE SHINODA ON EDM
Articles are being written every day about how EDM is dying, too much money is being spent on it, it's ruining the art of DJing, etc. Then things like this go up.
DEADMAU5 GETS HIS HANDS ON BEAMZ
Why is Deadmau5 becoming the most level-headed person in this entire scene?