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Underground music hero Delroy Edwards fosters an above-board approach
Underground music hero Delroy Edwards fosters an above-board approach

Delroy Edwards knew he'd never play a glitzy Hollywood nightclub again. In April, the 24-year -old producer was DJ'ing at Avalon, one of the city's premier EDM clubs. His sound — a noisy, melancholic take on classic techno — was coming in vogue. The show was one of the largest he'd ever played in his hometown. Edwards, a biracial son of Jamaican and white parents, was dressed in his usual uniform of an oversized T-shirt and drapey mesh shorts, as were the small group of friends there to see him play. When they walked backstage to the artist area, they found a crew of Hollywood hangers-on getting drunk in the VIP section. LISTEN: Music from producer...

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