EDM's Five Biggest Hacks

David Guetta
We met David Guetta when we heard he was moving to Edgewater. He seemed like a nice enough guy, even though we waited around an hour and 15 minutes for him to bother showing up. We talked about how cool Wynwood is, how it makes him think of Europe, and then we asked about the work he was putting in on his next album. But you know what happens when you ask David Guetta about his new album? He smiles and has literally nothing to say. We're not saying Guetta is totally worthless; we're just saying we have no reason to believe he works on his own albums. Or he was instructed not to talk about music at all, which is completely ridiculous because he's supposedly a musician. Call us crazy, but we feel like people who care even 20 percent about their work would have at least two minutes of things they'd like to say about it. After four minutes of discussing Miami's hottest neighborhood, we were told the interview was over. So what else are we supposed to think?

Carnage
There's a pattern forming here. If we interview artists and they say (a) dumb shit that sounds totally rehearsed and sterile, or (b) have nothing to say at all, we figure they are faking it. Carnage fits right in. We actually really like his Bang! EP. We were so excited when that came out. Then he was all "trap is dead," and we were like "OK." But he still plays a bunch of trap in his sets, so whatever. We were stoked to interview him before a local appearance, but we were extremely disappointed when his answer to everything was "It's whatever." He didn't even have anything nice to say about his own mom, who bought his first production equipment and encouraged him to follow "his dreams" of being a DJ-producer. He didn't know what barbacoa was or that it was on the Chipotle menu, so why does he always talk about Chipotle? Either he was really high or he just really sucks. Ugh.

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27 comments
baza
baza

pathetic article 

thekid92584
thekid92584

just another jealous blogger who isn't reaching his own goals

gutterbutterpr
gutterbutterpr

lol like sickboy says  "It's not bad, but it's not great either, is it?

ebooshworld
ebooshworld

I'm a up and coming DJ/Producer, I love what I do a lot, it's my life.  I feel like the article may be a bit off on Diplo here.. He's a trendsetter if anything, not a follower, I'm pretty sure he could have been a more pop success if he wanted to but instead he's making music with small time artists and helping them build a career like Nicky Da B, Big Freedia and Dominique Young Unique.  The other dudes.. I can't say anything for them.  Carnage is so full of himself, Hardwell has like 2 songs I can name, "D-Guetta" (Thanks Flo Rida) sold his ass out and didn't have the decency to tell people he wanted to be a pop star like Afrojack.  Man, I'm just disappointed with EDM right now, I want to love it but these guys make it difficult for me.

Like Skrillex said when he won his first grammy, his success raised up every other electronic artist out there, I feel that's what the community should do, never hold yourself above the others in it.  It's when we work together that we achieve the most.

Michael Hummel
Michael Hummel

Joel Eric Brian Chiaino I know you'll appreciate this

scott1072
scott1072

A writer writing what's been written 100 times? I think that's the definition of hack. How about an original idea and something that supports music instead of crapping on it. 

homo99kissez
homo99kissez

Kat has big boobs and I want to motorboat them. 

Tim Kling
Tim Kling

You meant to write EVERY DJ since the death of vinyl turntablism, right?

Elvira Astorga-Cisneros
Elvira Astorga-Cisneros

I knew this ... When what's his name cancelled his tour cause he lost his flash drive !!! So sad!!

ind3lible
ind3lible

Kat said "your handlers run your life"

lol


Shots fired.

Giovanny Flores
Giovanny Flores

Vanessa Rolon Brenda Bonnie Luisa Maria Gomez Elvira Astorga-Cisneros

garylu
garylu

He's mentioned in the very first part of the article. 

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