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With Gaga’s Help, Zedd Transcends EDM World

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(Isaac Brekken/Getty Images)

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Long before he produced tracks for Lady Gaga, Skrillex and the Black Eyed Peas, EDM whiz kid Zedd played in a metal band called Dioramic – a past that isn’t lost on him.

“I don’t always want to stick with a small amount of fans that like electronic dance music,” he told Radio.com. “I want the metalheads to love my songs and be able to go to my shows. I want older people that probably have never heard electronic music before to at least be able to find something interesting because my music is… you can play on a piano. That’s what I sometimes do.”

Zedd explained that this is why he does acoustic versions of tracks: “To show that there’s a whole other layer that you probably don’t hear because the kick drum is loud.”

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