Sometimes life can be really inscrutable. Poor boy with a rebellious character and its own view of the world becomes the star of the big stage, and one of the most popular musicians in his own style ... Sounds like the plot of the movie? Maybe. But it was a life of Sonia Moore better known under the alias Skrillex. It seemed that life was not just trying to break it, but in the end of any battle, he always won. His inner feelings turned into new songs. A knock wildly beating heart - once the music a bit. He lived the music, breathing music, to once and for all be it something common.
CHILDHOOD of Skrillex
Sonny Moore was born in 1988 in a suburb of Los Angeles. When the future musician was two years old his parents moved to San Francisco. It was the first time the boy to go to school. However, relations with peers ladilis, the boy is often beaten, but because a child Sony constantly had to move from one class to another.
At nine years old his parents gave her son a guitar. However, at first, much interest she had not caused. Tool gather dust in the corner of almost three years as long as the Moores family again moved to Los Angeles. During this period, the boy began to withdraw into themselves, disappearing for days in his room. He has almost no friends, and his only outlet is music. Download software FL Studio, Sony was the first to create your own tracks, experimenting with rhythms and electronic sounds. Using the self-instruction manual on the Internet, Moore without anyone's help learned to play guitar. Plucking the strings, he again tried to write music, creating something new, mixing guitar melodies with electronic sounding software. Around the same period, he often run on different rock show in the eastern suburbs of Los Angeles. He admired the music finally starting to understand what its true purpose.
Skrillex ESCAPE AND FIRST STEPS TO GLORY
At the age of fifteen years Sonia Moore met on the Internet with another young musician Matt Hood. Friends began to communicate, and after a while Matt told Sonia that the band in which he plays an urgently needed a new guitarist. Sony doubted.
However, a powerful impetus for the decision was the recognition of his parents that he was not for their native son. Sony adopted, and the news was driving him crazy. Abandoning backpack only the most necessary, he ran away from home and went to the nearest airport, from which immediately flew to Valdosta - a small town in the southern state of Georgia. It was here that he lived his friend Matt Hood, it was a conscious career started here two musicians.
«FROM FIRST TO LAST»
Boys worked together quickly, and soon became a full member of the Sony Group. The team was called «From First To Last». Moore wrote songs for him and performed all the guitar parts. Sony is quite happy with his role in the group, but some time later, when they heard him sing, the other band members insisted that it was he who took the role of lead singer. Soon, all pre-existing song «From First To Last» overwritten Some time later, on the shelves of music stores appeared the first album «Dear Diary, My Teen Angst Has a Bodycount». The yard was 2004. The album was a success, and FFTL began touring band. Moore made his peace with his family. Things were going uphill. It was during this period in various music publications interview Sony began to appear under the alias Skrillex. It is noteworthy that the word does not carry absolutely no sense. At least, so says the actor. There is a version that "Skrillex" - is the "improved" version of a friendly nickname musician (his friends calls him Skrill or Skrilli).
In 2006 the band released Sonia Moore's new studio album. The album «Heroine» team made popular in all parts of America. The team once again went into a prolonged tour, but at the height of his Skrillex said he wanted to leave the band. Such unexpected decision was explained by the desire to start a solo career.
Solo career of Skrillex
After parting with the group, Sony recorded three demo songs that are posted on the Internet. Tracks were a great success, and soon became Skrillex performing solo. Although the "solo" in the full sense of the word his performances have never been. Early in his career musician he has collaborated with harpist Carol Robbins. Later, gathered around him a whole group. In 2007 he embarked on his first solo tour of the Club of America. In this round, he was accompanied by the American rock band Strata, and Monster in the Machine. From 2009 to 2011, Skrillex has released 12 (!) Records, collaborating in parallel with the performer Noa Shane as a producer and songwriter. Soon Sonia appeared on the cover of Alternative Press, where he headed the annual ranking of the "100 groups of which you should be aware." In 2011, he was first nominated for a Grammy. Besides, once in five categories. Then reward bypassed by his side. However, a year later Skrillex got just three Grammy Awards. His album «Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites» was the best in its genre. Three awards went to the executor and a year later. In 2012, Skrillex was second in the ranking the highest paid DJs.
PERSONAL LIFE of Skrillex
About Sony Moore's novels know very, very little. As can be seen on the issues of the American press, the most vivid and lasting romance was the contractor with the British singer Ellie Goulding. Meet two young men began with a short letter Skrillex, in which he admitted (in a very peculiar form) about her sympathy for the work of Ellie. Celebrities began corresponding, and soon Golding during a tour of the United States held their private meeting. Two lovers started dating. However, because of a busy touring schedule and the fact that they reside in different countries, their romance did not last long. On the new novels Sonia Moore do not know anything.
After releasing the Gypsyhook EP in 2009, Moore was scheduled to record his debut studio album, Bells, with producer Noah Shain. However, he ceased production of the album and began performing under the name Skrillex, distributing the My Name Is Skrillex EP for free download on his official MySpace page. Subsequently, he released the Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites EP in late–2010 and More Monsters and Sprites EP in mid–2011, both of which have since become moderate commercial successes. On November 30, 2011, he was nominated for a total of five Grammy Awards at the 54th Grammy Awards, including Best New Artist and won three: "Best Dance/Electronica Album", "Best Dance Recording", and "Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical". On December 5, 2011, the BBC announced that he had been nominated for their Sound of 2012 poll. On December 12, 2011, he was also named MTV's Electronic Dance Music Artist of the Year. Skrillex has won a total of eight Grammy Awards and holds the world record for most Grammys won by an Electronic Dance Music artist. Skrillex has collaborated with Diplo, Boys Noize to form the groups of Jack Ü and Dog Blood respectively. On Moore's 29th birthday in 2017, he reunited with From First To Last to release a single named "Make War".