EDM Wednesdays – Lazy Rich

By: Emily Thomson

Lazy Rich is an EDM producer and DJ.  Lazy Rich got started 4 years ago and since then he has gotten many #1’s and top 10 songs on the EDM charts. Lazy Rich is a growing name in the Western Canada EDM scene. Keeping reading to find out more about Lazy Rich and his music.

Canadian Beats is all about Canadian music, who are some of your favourite Canadian bands/artists?

LR: Well, I’ll admit I’m not really into much of the music scene other than EDM right now, but there are some incredible producers coming out of Canada right now. Guys like Paris & Simo, Charlie Darker, and of course my studio buddy Felix Cartal.

If you could put together a tour with any Canadian bands/artist including yourself, who would headline and who would the openers be?

LR: I would pick Hatiras and Adam K to open up, maybe put myself just before the headliner and finish up with Chromeo.

What made you decide that music is what you wanted to do?

LR: I grew up in England and so dance music has been with my my entire life. I never intended to make music my career until a couple of years after I started producing, I just figured I was good at it and was in a position to give it a go!

At what age did you start with music?

LR: I started DJing at 18 and producing at 24.

Can we expect any new songs to be released soon?

LR: Yeah I’ve got a remix for 3lau coming soon and I’m currently working on a follow up to Flash with Hot Mouth.

There’s a ton of different music genres, what made you want to do EDM?

LR: It’s just what gets me going!

Out of all the songs you’ve released, which one is your favorite and why?

LR: I think “Better Wipe That Up” is my best production, I guess it’s a good example of progressive electro house, the song changes up and brings in all sorts of different elements throughout but still works on a dance floor.

These next questions will help your fans get to know you better, Do you have a favourite childhood memory?

LR: Anything involving Nintendo is usually a good one.

If you had to listen to one album for a year, which album would you listen to?

LR: Zero 7 ­ Simple Things

What is your current favorite song?

LR: The one I’m working on right now :­)

What song describes you best?

LR: I don’t really listen to music for the lyrical content, so I’m not really sure what any songs really describe.

Do you have any hidden talents?

LR: I’m a kick­ass programmer!

And lastly, is there anything you’d like to say to your fans?

LR: I just wanna say thanks to everyone that has supported me and come to my shows! See you soon!

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