Sunday, February 6, 2011

Artist Highlight: SKRILLEX

Sonny John Moore (born January 15, 1988), professionally known as Skrillex, is an American electro house, fidget house and dubstep musician from Los Angeles, California, well known for his role as the former frontman for the post-hardcore band From First to Last. In late fall of 2007 he embarked on his first tour as a solo artist, the Team Sleep Tour with Team SleepStrata, and Monster in the Machine. After recruiting a new band lineup, Moore toured North America on the Alternative Press Tour, supporting bands such as All Time Low and The Rocket Summer, and appeared on the cover of Alternative Pressannual 100 Bands You Need to Know issue. In June 2008, Moore went into recording for his debut album, titled Bells, alongside producer Noah Shain. He recently released the Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites EP as a co-release between mau5trap and Big Beat record labels, and runs an imprint label called Owsla, named after an organization in the book Watership Down.


Some of his music:
http://www.bloodcompany.net/skrillexep/
http://www.youtube.com/user/TheOfficialSkrillex

3 comments:

  1. Oh man I was gonna go see him last week I but I couldn't get a ride!

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  2. dubstep is growing and growing. where did it come from? interesting post.

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