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Zedd

Description
Anton Zaslavski was born in Russia and moved to Germany in his infancy, where he still lives. He is a classically trained musician and began playing the piano and drums at the age of four.

In 2002 he began playing for the German band Dioramic, signed by Lifeforce Records. Zedd's interest in producing electronic music was piqued after hearing † by French electronic duo Justice.

He began producing electronic music in 2009 and first made waves in the scene when he won two different Beatport remix contests; his first original release, 'The Anthem', broke into the Beatport Electro house Top 20. His remix of Skrillex's "Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites" broke into the Beatport Electro House Top Ten charts, coming to rest at #2. He has since produced remixes of well-known artists of the likes of The Black Eyed Peas, Lady Gaga, Skrillex, and more. Anton creates his music using the Cubase suite of music production applications, and takes advantage of different plug-ins including the Sylenth1, Nexus and Omnisphere synthesizers.

In 2011, Zedd's remixes of Lady Gaga's tracks "Born This Way" and "Marry the Night" would appear on the special edition of her second studio album, Born This Way (2011). In September, Zedd's single "Shave It" was premiered as a thirty second teaser on Skrillex's YouTube page, this being Zedd's first release on OWSLA records.

In 2012, Zedd signed with Interscope Records and released his debut single from the label, "Spectrum", with vocals by Matthew Koma. He then produced the Eva Simons song, I Don't Like You, which was also released on Interscope. He also produced the track "Beauty and a Beat" with Max Martin for Justin Bieber's third studio album, Believe.

He also appears in a commercial advertising BEATS by Dr.Dre with a few other stars.
Releases
NameLabelRelease Date
4639 x50 Zedd - Stars Come Out (Remixes) Dim Mak Records 28 February 2012
12225 x50 Zedd feat. Matthew Koma - Spectrum Interscope Records 31 July 2012