America’s love affair with EDM has the rest of the world scratching its head and thinking, “What took you so long?” America invented Disco – why have they shunned all genres of dance music since the Death To Disco days of the late ’70s? Clive Martin writing in Vice magazine years, while you guys were listening to Creed, we’ve been reaching for the lasers and asking strangers if they are ‘having a good night’. You thought this made us all homosexual… Your party scene was content with smashing ‘brewskis’, smoking ‘doobs’ and blasting the music of Kid Rock and 2 Live Crew… listening to House music was akin to listening to Judy Garland live albums. Now it’s the done thing. Something’s in the water and it might well be MDMA.”
Kids in America have discovered dance music, which they call Electronic Dance Music, and they’re turning on to MDMA, which they call Molly.