Exclusive Interview: Tommie Sunshine on Signing Calvin Harris, After the Raves, and the Future of Electronic Music

Tommie Sunshine took some time to talk to Magnetic Magazine about pre and post-EDM rave
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Tommie Sunshine took some time to talk to Magnetic Magazine about pre and post-EDM rave

Among electronic music's more notable elder statesmen is Tommie Sunshine. The DJ/producer/songwriter found himself linked to many of rave's seminal figures since dance music's bygone era, which gives him a unique perspective on the past, present and future of the scene.

Tommie Sunshine offers the similar insights on his Red Bull TV series, After the Raves - but when speaking with Magnetic Magazine's David Ireland, he delved into topics like the original Further festival and how he basically discovered Calvin Harris. In addition, he touched on the antiquation of rock music, sharing some general predictions about the future of the industry.

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Tommie Sunshine 

Longwinded as Tommie Sunshine may be, his insights are invaluable for anyone trying to get the lay of the land on the dance music scene at large. Listen to our exclusive interview with him in the SoundCloud player above, and tell us what you think by sounding off in the comments section below.