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Sonny John Moore, otherwise known as, Skrillex. It’s easy to dismiss him as ‘that crazy dubstep guy’, a caricature of dubstep even, but to label him as such is perhaps an oversight. Skrillex is important, and it’s not just his six Grammy’s and VMA awards that say so. With a fan base ranging all over the world, eight EPs and rising, and a net worth of around 17 million this is a man that has taken his so-called caricature of dubstep and sold it to millions around the world.

networth_

$36 Million

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releases_

  • Gypsyhook EP (2009)
  • My Name Is Skrillex (2010)
  • Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites (2010)
  • More Monsters and Sprites (2011)
  • Bangarang (2011)
  • Make It Bun Dem After Hours EP (2012)
  • Leaving (2013)
  • Recess (2014)

affiliation_

  • Diplo- Jack Ü
  • Kill The Noise
  • Porter Robinson
  • Deadmau5
  • Atlantic
  • Big Beat
  • OWSLA
  • Asylum

influences_

  • Justice
  • Aphex Twin
  • Squarepusher
  • The Prodigy
  • Fatboy Slim
  • The Chemical Brothers

trivia_

  • Favourite video game is Kingdom Hearts
  • Has come under fire for objectifying women
  • Dated Ellie Goulding
  • Facebook counted their “most played” songs on their site in 2011, two of his tracks were in the Top 10
  • Produced some tracks on Korn’s ‘Path Of Totality’ album

tech_

  • Kobalt
  • Ableton Live
  • KRK monitors
  • Focusrite Saffire Pro 14
  • Two Octave Alesis controller
  • Native instruments
  • Reaktor
  • FM8
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