Whethan and Flosstradamus announce indefinite hiatus from touring to focus on mental health

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Both Whethan and Flosstradamus have announced their respective breaks from performing shows for an indefinite period of time to focus on their mental health. Whethan was slated to play two dates for this year’s edition of Australian music festival Listen Out—Perth on Sept. 29 and Sydney on Oct. 5. The producer took to social media to apologize to fans for cancelling his appearances and to express his need to focus on both his mental and physical health, describing his state as “first time in awhile feeling this low.”

Flosstradamus delivered the news of his performing hiatus after his set at Lost Lands the weekend of Sept. 27-29. The HDYNATION boss played one of his heaviest sets in a long time at the bass festival before announcing on the mic his plans to take off from the touring scene for at least a year. According to Lost Lands attendees, Flosstradamus acknowledged that his Lost Lands set would be his last show for a while. So far, he has not yet made any statements on social media.

Although the news may come as unfortunate, fans and peers have come forward with support for both artists’ hiatuses in regards to their mental health. Since the untimely passing of superstar Avicii, there has been a growing emphasis on mental health within the dance music scene for artists to put themselves first including the creation of the Tim Bergling Foundation.

Skrillex Dropped In For A Surprise B2B With Fisher And Played Celine Dion This Weekend

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Listen Out music festival took place in the land down under this past weekend. Like any good festival that features techno, FISHER was on the bill for his native land’s festival de jour. While he without a doubt threw down a tasty set during the festival, it was what happened after the fest concluded that

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Skrillex rejoins festival circuit, appears on Listen Out’s 2018 lineup alongside A$AP Rocky, KLLO, and more

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Australia’s Listen Out lineup bears a name that festival goers haven’t seen on a lineup for quite some time now.

Electronic veteran Skrillex tops the touring festival’s 2018 lineup, scheduled to make four stops in Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane, and Sydney in September. Petit Biscuit, A$AP Rocky, KLLO, Fisher, and more join the event’s diverse yet hip-hop leaning lineup.

Tickets to Listen Out are on sale now and can be purchased, here.

Listen Out Dates:

22/9 – Melbourne

23/9 – Perth

29/9 – Sydney

30/9 – Brisbane

Full Listen Up Lineup:

A$AP ROCKY

BROCKHAMPTON

CAMELPHAT

CONFIDENCE MAN

ENSCHWAY

FISHER

GLADES

HAIKU HANDS

KIRA PURU

KLLO

LIL SKIES

NONAME

PETIT BISCUIT

POLOSHIRT

SKEPTA

SKRILLEX

SNAKEHIPS

FLEXMAMI

GODLANDS

IMBI THE GIRL

MADE IN PARIS

Photo Credit: AMF.COOL

H/T: Mixmag