8 things we learned from Rob Swire’s Reddit AMA

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“I’d like to preface this by saying I sincerely regret agreeing to this AMA.”

And thus, Rob Swire‘s July 13 Reddit AMA began.

The outspoken Pendulum musician took to the internet to answer fan questions on the release day of his collaboration with deadmau5, “Monophobia.” He covered everything from unreleased tunes to current EDM trends in the Reddit ‘ask me anything.’ Read it in full here.


1. He’s not a fan of current EDM trends, particularly trap.

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2. There’s a 14-year-old Swire/Sub Focus collab out there somewhere.

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3. Don’t bring an urn to a show.

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4. He regrets every song he’s made for some reason or another.

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5. He’s down with what Porter Robinson and Four Tet are making these days.

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6. New Knife Party is imminent.

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7. There are a bunch of Pendulum/Knife Party tracks/collabs in the works, but a lot of them probably won’t see the light of day.

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8. Making 2008’s In Silico wasn’t an easy process.

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Mat Zo had an AMA! Here are 10 exciting takeaways, including new music

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“Apparently I don’t share enough,” joked Mat Zo on Twitter ahead of his latest Reddit AMA. The iconic producer and proud has always has quite the cheeky sense of humor.

It hardly feels like he needs to share much at times, however, given his track record of bold, yet pristine releases that have made their way onto Anjunabeats and beyond. His ability to adopt any style — from drum ‘n’ bass, to trance — into his range with finesse while remaining grounded and good-natured has made him a household name across the dance spectrum, with many dedicated fans hungrily consuming all they can about him.

That said, Zo still shared plenty during his brief stop at Reddit, divulging details about upcoming music, offering advice and lessons he’s learned through his time in the industry, sharing his favorite Beatles song, and more.

DA has sifted through the pile and picked out the most insightful and intriguing factoids.

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Fresh Kill The Zo is on the way

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We heavily agree with his Beatles pick – how ’bout you?
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A poignant memory…

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ALERT!! He’s working on a third album. 
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Working with vocalists physically and through email both have their pros and cons. 
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It’s better not to try and force inspiration
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Avoid this common error. 
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His house inspirations include Junior Jack and Cassius.
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The best kind of virtual crate digging. 
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Laidback Luke Talks Unreleased Avicii Collabs And Working With Swedish House Mafia In Latest Reddit AMA

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Laidback Luke is easily one of the most respected artists of all time when it comes to EDM. The producer has helped start dozens of careers, continually releases incredible productions, and keeps clear and any and all drama. Laidback Luke helped launch the careers of artists such as Afrojack, Avicii and yes, even Swedish House

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What We Learned From Alison Wonderland’s Reddit AMA

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Alison Wonderland is one of the most exciting producers in the game right now. The singles from her new album have beautifully demonstrated her range as a producer. The Aussie is capable of taking on several different styles and creating some of the most captivating and refreshing tunes we have heard in quite some time.

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Industry News Round-Up: YouTube Monetization Fix, Highest Paid Women in Music, AMA Results

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YouTube thinks its solution to the incessant monetization is cryptocurrency. Beyoncé tops Forbes’ Highest-Paid Women in Music. Lady Gaga, The Chainsmokers, and Bruno Mars win big at the 2017 AMAs.

The American Music Awards To Feature Several Performances By EDM Artists

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The American Music Awards are coming up shockingly fast. As the year ends, award shows start to crop up every which way. Usually when it comes to music awards there is little love given to the dance music community as a whole. The Grammy’s actually hold almost all the dance music related awards off air.

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5 Things We Learned From Tchami’s Ask Me Anything On Reddit

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Tchami, fresh off the release of his “Revelations” EP decided to stop over on r/electronicmusic on Reddit and do his 1st ever “Ask Me Anything”. This is a welcome site to Tchami fans as he isn’t very vocal on social media nor does he do a lot of interviews, so to get answers from the

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The Chainsmokers Reveal Dream Collaborator, Favorite Songs To Perform And More In AMA

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The Chainsmokers held a little impromptu Twitter based AMA last night. While most the of responses were just to silly and fun questions we did learn a few fun facts about the guys. AMA On Twitter Yields Some Unexpected Results We learned from the guys Twitter AMA last night that their dream collaborator would be

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Summer Set Music Festival Will Have An AMA Tonight

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If you’re from the Midwest, or looking for a new festival to try this summer, Summer Set Music Festival is one you should consider.  The festival offers a great lineup of EDM, Hip Hop, and jam bands.  If you’d like to know more about the festival, you can check out the festival’s website, or tune

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Ask Thomas Gold Anything! Powered By AsQme

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Sponsored by AsQme, Thomas Gold is giving fans the chance to ask him anything, anything at all, on his own AMA.

In previous sessions, we’ve had Julian Jordan, Armin Van Buuren, and Mike Williams answer fan questions, and now we’re proud to present the German house phenomenon that is Thomas Gold. Take part in the AMA now at http://asq.me/ask/thomasgold. He will begin answering questions at today starting at 3:00pm EST, and you can catch his latest release featuring Jillian Edwards, below.

 

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