20 Interesting Facts from Eric Prydz’s Reddit AMA

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Yesterday, Eric Prydz hosted his first ever official Reddit AMA. Over 1,000 questions were asked. Prydz confessed some really crazy stuff, from being a Depeche Mode fan, to losing arm hair thanks to pyro blasts at Ultra.

Eric’s fans went berserk, some even shot 11 questions at one go. What we have here is a list of really interesting facts, that we gathered thanks to the blizzard of questions aimed at Prydz.

Fifteen Interesting Facts from Eric Prydz’s AMA

1. His remix of CHVRCHES’ “Tethers” will see the light of day.
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2. 90% of the music he plays at EPIC 3.0 will be new.

3. EPIC shows are about passion and Prydz is ready to lose money for it.

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4. Fiol Lasse, Swedish Folk artist is actually Eric Prydz.

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5. Our man, Prydz is a Johnny Digweed fan.

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6. He’s letting Cirez D out of the cage for EPIC 3.0.
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7. Prydz secretly wanted to be a chef.

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8. He and Mau5 have been cooking something special for their HARD Day of the Dead set.
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9. This won’t be the last EPIC… the show will continue to grow and change.

10. Prydz and crew have been preparing for EPIC 3.0 for nearly a year.

11. The manpower of 60 people is required to get this show on the road.

12. He sang the vocals on the Pryda track “You”.

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13. Jeremy Olander will be opening up for him at EPIC 3.0.

14. The stage and visuals are being custom-built for Madison Square Garden featuring a 60ft hologram.

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15. He’s got a special announcement regarding Jeremy Olander and Pryda Recordings.

16. He’s always wanted to steal president Obama’s Hard Drive

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17. He’s really stoked that Game Of Thrones’ Hodor is one of his fans

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18. Even Eric thinks the Pryda Snare is a joke

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19. Cirez D is going to be let out of the cage during Epic 3.0

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20.  EPIC 3.0 is a New York only event.

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For those who’d like to dig deeper, and find out all the dirty secrets that got out, can find the AMA here:

http://www.reddit.com/r/electronicmusic/comments/2g0x14/i_am_djproducer_eric_prydz_ask_me_anything/

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