British Trance legend Gareth Emery has always been a revered figure in the electronic music industry. Apart from his obvious talent behind the decks, Emery stands out as being a down to earth and extremely relatable. AMAs are always an excellent opportunity for fans to stay up-to-date on their favorite artists, and for DJs to share a unique side of themselves which is impossible to display on stage.
This AMA had three unique themes which constantly resurfaced throughout the comments. First, fans are absolutely fascinated with Emery’s expansion into the world of Blockchain. He recently launched Choon, a music streaming device and digital payments system powered by Ethereum in hopes of solving some of the music industries most basic problems. Choon has raised over $2 million prior to the public token sale which began on July 2, 2018.
As a result of this success, some fans wonder if this cryptocurrency is yet another scam. Gareth tackled this question first:
Another aspect of Gareth Emery which we can all truly respect is his honesty. We often forget that DJs also have normal lives outside of their professions. Many have families they don’t often get to see and often fight their own personal battles. When asked how things were going for him, Gareth opened up:
Lastly, its important we touch on the topic of Laserface as this is truly one of the most spectacular shows that EDM has to offer at the moment. We have already been treated to several shows, in New York and San Francisco, and its evident that more are to come.
According to the AMA, Gareth Emery’s next UK show will most likely be a Laserface edition, the only thing left to plan is finding the right venue. Additionally, the UK Laserface is one of three currently in the works, so it seems like we’re in for quite a treat the next few months. Its important for Emery to focus on perfection for these shows, a lot of work goes in but its worth it. When asked what his favorite show of the years was, Gareth had this to say:
Check out the full reddit AMA here and let us know what you think.