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Every EDM DJ on Twitter Blasted The Chainsmokers for Selling Out After Going on ‘American Idol’

By / 05.21.14

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Editor’s Note: The following was originally published by Pnutbutterjams.com. Republished with permission. 

Yesterday on Twitter, a discussion broke out via a great deal of DJ’s concerning today’s EDM scene based on a fairly extensive rant from The Chainsmokers. The guys took to their Twitter to discuss the reactions they received when the video of their appearance on American Idol went live on YouTube.

The guys rant was focused on their discussion of doing what they love and how this led to their viral rise to fame. They also breached the topic of “selling out” and tried to define what it means as well. We compiled some of the best tweets featuringLaidback LukeEats EverythingCongorockPorter RobinsonRob Swire and of course deadmau5. Check out some of the ones we’ve compiled:

So here’s the tweet sparked off the entire rant…

And the rest occurred 5/20 at 3:20 and after, so you can scroll below to read the entire thing (if you haven’t read it already)


NOW HERE’S WHEN THE DJ WORLD DECIDED TO CHIME INKICK IT OFF MAT ZO!

LAIDBACK LUKE GIVES BOTH HIS OPINION AND SOME ADVICE

EATS EVERYTHING THROWS HIS HAT INTO THE RING

EAT’S EVERYTHING, WHO HAS PREVIOUSLY NOTED DISTASTE WITH THE SONG, INTERACTS WITH LBL

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CONGOROCK CHIMES IN ABOUT THE CURRENT STATE OF AFFAIRS

AND WE ALL KNOW THAT DEADMAU5 WOULD TAKE IT TOO FAR

 ROB SWIRE OF KNIFE PARTY / PENDULUM GIVES HIS TWO CENTS

PORTER ROBINSON FELT INCLINED TO RESPOND


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Gaston Martin
About Gaston Martin... Gaston McGary is a BroBible contributor and PR manager for EDM producers DVBBS. After graduating from Rutgers U and briefly dipping his toes in the corporate world, he joined BroBible in the spring of 2012. When he's not writing, he enjoys greener pastures, listening to rap music at loud volumes, NYC sports, and IPA's.

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