Person Playing Dj Turntable
Person Playing Dj Turntable

5 Electronic Musicians Who Should be Role Models for the Youth

When it comes to electronic music, there is a lot of rising talent and musicians who are the cream of the crop. For people who have had enough of techno and straightforward house, there is so much more to the genre of electronic music.

We live in a digital world where most of our lives, especially of the youngsters, are spent online. Why not use that time we spend online, listening to music, finding inspiration and role models for ourselves?

There are plenty of electronic musicians with loads of talent and should be the role model for the youth of today. Let’s take a look at the famous electronic musicians who are making waves in the world due to their talent and hard work!

1. Daft Punk

Consisting of producers Thomas Bangalter & Guy-Manuel de Homem Christo, Daft Punk is a famous French electronic music duo. In the world of today, wealth & fame are usually the end goals of modern artists.

However, this is not the case with Daft Punk and they reached the level of quality that we used to get from the legends of the 60s till 90s. They don’t create alluring electronic music because they want money – they do it because they have a genuine interest in producing unique, high-quality music for the listeners.

Even though the rest of the electronic music sounds like a bunch of noise, Daft Punk’s music had real soul and life. It was sad to see them get dissolved but they are still an inspiration to those searching for it!

Daft Punk Epilogue
Daft Punk Epilogue

2. Deadmau5

Joel Zimmerman (AKA deadmau5) is a Canadian electronic DJ producer who creates a large variety of electronic music genres, like dubstep, electro, progressive house etc. His music is emotional, beautiful, and expressive.

Even though Daft Punk is innovative & catchy, the raw energy and emotion that comes from Deadmau5 are incomparable. You should definitely search him up and use him as a role model for creating beautiful, emotional work.

What many of us don’t realize is that we can get inspiration from so many people, other than politicians, writers, social workers, etc. This idea is rampant in every research and in papers about role models that you can take inspiration from. Even the electronic music that we enjoy and love is created after so much hard work and effort.

Deadmau5 Cube v3 Ultra Miami
Deadmau5 Cube v3 at Ultra Miami by RUKES

3. Aphex Twin

Richard James, more popularly known by his stage name Aphex Twin, is an English electronic musician who is well-known for his idiosyncratic and influential work in this genre. His music legacy will probably be studied in universities and colleges around the world just the way Shakespeare, Beethoven, Mozart, etc. as he has completely changed the electronic music game.

He even got a Grammy in 2014 for the best electronic album of the year. He is definitely ahead of his time and is like a breath of fresh air.

4. Skrillex

Who hasn’t heard of Skrillex when it comes to electronic musicians, right? Hailing from Los Angeles, California, his efforts to popularize dubstep are well-known. He is one of the best dubstep artists out there and has a huge fan base.

He literally brought the dubstep genre from the shadows to the national level. One of the main reasons for his popularity is that he knows how to create music that is both soulful yet hardcore.

He is a genius when it comes to electronic music and you should look him up and see how he grew up from nothing and made so much of himself, and the electronic music genre. You can learn so much from his life as well as his work, music, and career.

5. The Prodigy

The last but definitely not the least on our list is The Prodigy. They are an English electronic music band that was started in 1990 by Liam Howlett.  They have the strongest, oldest roots in the club scene where electronic music was actually born.

In terms of intensity, originality, and technological quality, they surpass other electronic music creators. They were the ones that brought the rave house scene to life and their music is very imaginative and diverse.

Whether their talent, they were able to bridge the gap between electronica and alternative rock. With over 20 years under their belt, they have a lot to offer to the youngsters of today as they created awesome music in a time that had so many technological constraints.

Final Word

With a global pandemic going on, there is so much going on in our lives. We need motivation, inspiration, and guidance from people who are doing well in their lives and have made something out of themselves through hard work and dedication.

When an artist is trying to find his voice and niche, he tends to experiment around and they advance the craft itself while doing so. The five electronic musicians that we have discussed above have put in a lot of hard work, determination, and effort into their work.

Find the song that calls to your soul and use it to get motivation for your day. There are a lot of things that we can learn from them and implement in our lives while trying to achieve our own goals. Look into their goals, their objectives, and the path they took to achieve those goals.

Then you can apply those same rules in your own life and you will see how it changes for the better. Take a single step at a time and then go from there.

Here’s to your successful, accomplished future!