16 Things You Didn't Know About 16 EDM Coachella Acts
April 12, 2013 - 4:17 pm
He stole his name from the soccer coach of his home town's college team.
The Aussie will NEVER put his hair up in a ponytail. Ever. He also loves Dolly Parton's music.
Benny's a cycling fanatic and would like to do a tour by bike. He rides a fixed gear.
Birdy Nam Nam
A-Trak isn't EDM's only hero to have won a DMC competition as a teenager. The Birds won the 2002 World Team Champion.
The Canadian of many names was at deadmau5's house, and his mother said, "Is this the guy you used to talk about when you were a kid?"
Maya Jane Coles
The Queen of Deep House gets her tattoos - like that iconic owl chest tat - done at points in her life she wants to mark.
Diplo used to be a fan of the anti-corporate magazine Adbusters and enjoyed dumpster diving in his spare time.
The Dutch duo met because one of them thought the other had stolen his jacket. Turns out they had worn the same coat that night. Also, their name comes from an old AIM screen name - like so many of the best things in the world.
They got twisted with Skrillex once and snorted like pigs into a mic to make dubstep wobbles. The pair also likes Shabba Ranks, creator of the dembow.
Fatman Scoop wants to work with Skrillex (half of Dog Blood along with Boys Noize), who plays some of Fatman's music in his sets.
The LA native is boys with Chunk from Goonies. (Probably not really).
The bass-head revolutionary's favorite book is Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins.
The king of Candenza's two children, Lilou and Amael, are the people that keep Luciano humble. Someone's got to keep the king in line.
Each member of Modestep can adeptly play ACTUAL instruments. The dubstep band also use so many computer triggers they have a problem with short circuiting.
Moby's 1993 tune, "Thousand" refers to the speen of the sound in the song, which are 1,000 BPMs. It's listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the fastest song ever recorded. (OK, this one is for those of you under the age of 30).
Baauer's middle name is... (drum roll, please)... Baauer.