Skrillex

Genre: Dance

DJ/producer SKRILLEX (nee Sonny Moore) specializes in rumbling, dissonant dubstep, the current favorite sound of the dance underground. But his music has a discernibly pop sheen, enough to win him high-profile remixes (Lady Gaga, the Black Eyed Peas) and to catch the interest of Atlantic imprint Big Beat. After an opening slot on Deadmau5's fall 2010 tour, Skrillex's "Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites" EP debuted at No. 1 on iTunes' dance chart. More music and a solo tour are planned for 2011.

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