Electronic acts and DJs performing at VooDoo Fest 2012 (OffBeat. Oct 2012)

In the late ’90s, electronic music was poised to obliterate all real musicians and organic instrumentation. The process has by now been nearly completed, but at one point laptop music fans doubted the takeover would ever really play out, because DJs and their ilk were considered not as marketable as traditional bands. The DJ’s draw is not what they show you visually, but what they make you do; you aren’t supposed to simultaneously watch them and dance. Skrillex has become an unlikely rock star, providing assorted magazine flacks some sort of PR template. But despite its overwhelming popularity, electronic music still feels largely faceless…

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