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IMS Engage: Chuck D, Seth Troxler and Kaskade on the state of EDM
IMS Engage: Chuck D, Seth Troxler and Kaskade on the state of EDM

On the 12th floor of the W Hotel in Hollywood, during an afternoon talk the dance music conference IMS Engage on Wednesday, Seth Troxler explained the nuances of contemporary dance music for Chuck D. Troxler, a feisty and witty house and techno producer, is a famed critic of contemporary EDM culture, which he pillories for its crasser tendencies and ways of erasing people of color from dance music's history. So when Chuck D, the founding member of Public Enemy and one of Troxler's heroes, casually used the acronym as shorthand for all modern dance music, Troxler flinched, saying “I’m not really a representative of that EDM culture at all…...

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