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Zedd: The Electronic Music Artist To Watch out For. Anton Zaslavski, more popularly known to many as Zedd, was born and raised in Kaiserslautern in Germany. He has been using the name, “Zedd”, ever since he was in middle school. During those times, he sat next to a classmate who also have the same name-- Anton. When the teacher calls on one of them, both of them would answer. Because of that, they both agreed to refer to each other based on the first letter of their of their family name. Since his starts with letter Z, they decided to make it “Zed”. He later added the extra d to make his name a lot more catchy.It's in the Blood
Zedd was raise by two classical musicians. Because of this, he discovered music at an early age. He knows how to play the piano at the age of fours. Throughout his entire childhood, he accumulated basic to advanced knowledge of the Classical music. In fact, he writes a song almost every day. He learned to play the drums at the age of 12 and started to learn more about other genres at his preteen age. With his background in music and amazing talent, he easily found his way to the electronic music industry.2009: A Great year for Zedd
This is the year where he started to create electronic music. In such a short span of time, he already had a wide audience claim. In just two months, he already won two remix contests. Through these victories, he was discovered by Skrillex and he signed with the Owsla label. Because of his great music skills, he was also chosen to do remixes for A-line artists such as Lady Gaga, Skrillex, Black Eyed Peas and many more.
Aside from his official remixes, Zedd also gained a mark in the music industry with his original compositions-- “Slam The Door” and “Shave it”. Both of these hit singles have garnered the top spot in the Beatcharts for many weeks. Whether it is about a remix or his original composition fans of this artist flock together to watch his live shows and gigs.
With a musical background and skill that Zedd has, there will be no doubt that he will be the next big thing in the electronic music industry.