Anton Zaslavski (born September 2, 1989) known primarily by his stage name Zedd is a German electronic dance music producer and DJ from Kaiserslautern, Germany. He primarily produces in the electro house genre, but has branched out, drawing influences from Progressive house, Complextro and Dubstep. Anton is a classically trained musician, born from two musicians, who began playing the piano at the age of four, and began producing original d up the drums at age 12, and in 2002 began playing for the German post-hardcore/rock/metal trio Dioramic, signed by Lifeforce records. Anton's interest in producing electronic music was piqued after hearing '_' by French electronic duo Justice. He began producing electronic music in 2009. Under the name 'Zedd', Anton has produced a wide variety of remixes and originals. He first made waves in the scene when he won two different Beatport remix contests; his first original release, 'The Anthem', broke into the Beatport Electrohouse Top 20.
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