2013 is the year of the Snake and although I don't know exactly what that means, I do know it's going to be an amazing year for EDM and the emerging culture around it. We are at the tipping point. It's not the end at all. EDM is just growing up.
The best songs of 2012 did more than please listeners' ears; they also advanced the genres they represented, whether it was pop, hip hop, rock, EDM or whatever we're calling Fiona Apple's music these days.
If you have turned on the radio, watched TV, or attended a music festival in the last several years you have likely noticed the Electronic Dance Music DJs and producers flooding the market. EDM is the fastest growing mainstream genre in the United States.