The next big trend in EDM?


Does the future of mainstream electronic dance music lie with names such as Kygo, Zhu, Tchami, Oliver Heldens, and Klingande? The Wall Street Journal wrote up an interesting article on the topic, check it out

(Source: WSJ)

My take? The move beyond the current mainstream sound is a natural one as fans who have been attending events for the past few years will inevitably try to go down the rabbit hole to find fresh music and styles. But I think people still love to rage, and will eventually open themselves up to the exciting sounds coming from the drum & bass world: 

There are also exciting things happening on the harder edge of trance music, like: 

Then there's of course guys like Ryan Hemsworth who are creating music from another world at the moment: 

And how can we forget hardstyle? Here's a great track that mixes hardstyle in one of Hardwell's biggest releases to date: 

Conclusion: There's a whole world of music and styles to discover and it will be an exciting journey for those that dare to dig deeper.