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Tiesto and Deadmau5 make full albums, stretch attention spans
Tiesto and Deadmau5 make full albums, stretch attention spans

How much do albums even matter in EDM? That’s one of the questions that’s dogged the genre throughout its unparalleled ascent in America over the last half-decade. Even more than in pop, dance music is a singles business. In today’s teeming EDM festival crowds, fans might not even know who the artist onstage is, let alone have a desire to stick with them for a full LP. Two new releases from genre veterans look to challenge that assumption. Tiesto and Deadmau5 are at the peaks of their careers in dance music and are asserting their visions in a longer format. Whether their fans care or not is beside the point - it’s obvious that the artists still do, which means they...

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