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        Electronic Dance Music and the Internet | Hitmakers

        Learn about Electronic Dance Music (EDM) and how the genre has used the Internet to bypass traditional means of distributing music, in this clip from Hitmakers. In EDM the vocals don't necessarily lead the song, instead the music does and the DJ is often the equivalent of the lead vocalist in a more traditional band. Concerts and performances are the driving force behind making money in EDM, but the Internet is key for discovering new music. Steve Aoki is a DJ, as well as the producer and the owner of Dim Mak Records. His song #Selfie was a global hit, and he talks about the changing music industry and the rise of the independent record label.

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