Skrillex & deadmau5 Throw Shade On EDM Blogs; the mau5 Starts His Own

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Skrillex & deadmau5 Throw Shade On EDM Blogs; the mau5 Starts His Own

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We all know that in the EDM blogosphere, we can get a little snarky. When it comes to being snarky, actually just giving zero fucks, we all know Vice is king...

It looks like Thump (Vice's EDM blog) did a post after the whole Diplo/Skrillex got booed at Burning Man controversy, which hit the blogs faster than Magnetic TMZ could say "Paris Hilton".

It was a snarky little info-graphic that was worth a chuckle or two, essentially trying to predict whether or not you're going to get bad vibes from the crowd at in Black Rock City (whoever made the call to replaced Seth Troxler with JackU made a bad one, just sayin').

Courtesy of Thump:

Skrillex And deadmau5 Throw Shade On EDM Blogs; Mau5 Starts His Own

Well it turns out Skrillex was none too happy with the post, tweeting:


It was only a matter of time before deadmau5 chimed in, saying to Skrillex:


deadmau5 then continued on his own, doubling down on his words:



deadmau5 didn't just leave it there, using the conversation as inspiration to start his own blog.  He named it EventDrivenMarketing, after his take on the EDM acronym. Here is his first post, called "A Festival Happened":

It seems like deadmau5 is off to a good start, as he already needs more writers. At least he has the pay scale down:

Skrillex And deadmau5 Throw Shade On EDM Blogs; Mau5 Starts His Own