Click here to read the full article. Five years ago, DJ and producer Calvin Harris released Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1, an All-Star Weekend for pop-EDM: There was Frank Ocean teaming up with Migos on the breezy “Slide,” and Katy Perry and Pharrell Williams being flanked by Big Sean on the hiccuping “Feels.” It was part flex of Harris’ collaborator-wrangling muscle, part party record, part way for Harris to indulge in his love of the era where disco and funk commingled, and it spawned enough hit singles that a sequel was inevitable. The second entry in the Funk Wav Bounces series...
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The Weekly interview: DJ Martin Garrix on debut album ‘Sentio,’ his EDM legacy and strength in numbers
At 26, Martin Garrix is considered one of the youngest and most ambitious DJs/producers across the electronic dance music landscape. That has been the case for a decade. The Dutchman’s CV reads like a DJ hopeful’s bucket list: Make DJ Mag’s Top 100 list, secure a residency in Ibiza, start a successful record label, become a household name in Vegas.
There is nothing wrong with being average. Most of us are. We go to work, have families, pay bills and occasionally do something interesting. We have grandiose dreams as children ("I'm going to be a famous actor, play for the NFL, be an astronaut, climb Mount Everest!") and then reality and adulthood suck the life out of most of our dreams. Maybe that's why I love hearing stories from people in Billings who have done really big things.