Genres: Dubstep, Progressive House, Electro House
Hit Songs: Clarity, Shave It Up, Spectrum, Save The World (Remix)
Born in 1989 in Russia as Anton Zaslavski, the artist received musical training at an early age. By the age of four, Zedd was playing drums as well as piano. At thirteen, Zedd became a part of the German band, Dioramic. Over the years, his interest in electronic music grew and eventually Zedd got deeply involved in the genre. He was heavily inspired by the French duo, Justice. After hearing their 2007 album ‘Cross’, Zedd decided to jump the ship and began producing electronic music in 2009.
Zedd initially burst on the electronic music scene when he won two Beatport Remix Contests. He released a remix of Skrillex’s ‘Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites’ that went to chart at number two spot on the Beatport Electro House Top Ten chart. His original release, ‘The Anthem’, also managed to land amongst the Top 20 on the same chart. Since then, Zedd has released various popular remixes, covering artists like Empire of the Sun, Miriam Bryant, Swedish House Mafia and The Black Eyed Peas. His versions of Lady Gaga’s ‘Marry the Night’ and ‘Born This Way’ garnered rave reviews from the critics as well as fans. Both the tracks were made available on a special edition of Lady Gaga’s ‘Born This Way’ album. In October 2012, Zedd released his debut studio album ‘Clarity’ on the Interscope Label. It reached number three spot on the US Dance/Electronic Albums chart while landing at number thirty-eight on the Billboard 200. The album also did well in the UK, reaching twenty-one spot on the UK Dance Albums chart. It consisted of hit tracks ‘Spectrum’, ‘Shave It Up’ and Platinum certified ‘Clarity’.
The Live Experience
Zedd’s vibrant and energetic live performances have become highly famous around the country. The DJ’s eclectic tunes and engaging music keeps the crowd on their toes throughout the show. From indoor concerts to large outdoor music festivals, Zedd’s live acts keep all types of events alive and kicking. There has been a rise in demand for Zedd tickets over the past couple of years. Every season, the artist continues to spread his magic around the country, widening his fan base from one city to another. All electronic music fans are advised to catch Zedd’s upcoming live performances to indulge in an enlivening and memorable music ride.