Here are 20 well-known EDM facts that are very basic throughout the EDM community. Sure this list wont blow your mind if you've been around EDM for awhile, but for all newcomers, here are 20 things that you should know about Electronic Music.
20 EDM Facts
20. EDM stands for Electronic Dance Music
19. Swedish House Mafia is composed of 3 famous artists who have their own solo career: Axwell, Steve Angello and Sebastian Ingrosso
18. Wolfgang Gartner used to be known as tech house producer Joey Youngman
17. Daft Punk is a French duo made up of Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo
16. The guitarist for Phoenix used to be the guitarist for Daft Punk
15. Techno isn't the main genre/name given for this type of music
14. Tiesto did not always produce house music
13. Zedd and Zeds Dead are two different DJs
12. AN21 is pronounced Antoine, not A-N-2-1
11. Major Lazer was originally a project by Diplo and Switch
10. Techno originated in the 80's in Detroit
9. Avicii has multiple DJ names, such as Tim Berg and Tim Bergling
8. Afrojack also goes by Nick van der Wall
7. You pronounce Deadmau5 as Dead-Mouse
6. House Music isn't the main genre/name given for this type of music
5. Not every person at a rave/festival does drugs
4. Two of the members from Pendulum created a new project called Knife Party
3. There are hundreds of sub-genres of Electronic Dance Music
2. Clockwork and RL Grime are the same person.
1. Moombahton is a sub-genre of EDM created by Dave Nada of Nadastrom and has grown with the help of Dillon Francis. Its usually around 108bpm and incorporates a reggaeton feel.