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How 5 Famous DJ's Got Their Names

HOW 5 FAMOUS DJ'S GOT THEIR NAMES AVICII Avicii, real name Tim Berglings, came up with his DJ name when a friend told him "Avici" was a level of Buddhist Hell. The extra "i" was added because the username Avici was already taken on MySpace. deadmau5 deadmau5, real name Joel Thomas Zimmerman, used to make music under the title "Halcyon441". One day while changing the sound card in his computer he found a dead mouse. After blogging about it, other users started to call him dead mouse. He shortened it to deadmau5 because dead mouse was too long to fit as an IRC name. TIESTO DJ Tiesto, real name Tijs Michiel Verwest, After friends nicknamed him Tiesto, he began to use it as his stage name. Interesting Fact: Tiesto said in an interview he would have probably become a chef had he not become a dj. daft punk Daft Punk's, real names Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter, DJ name came to be after a reviewer called one of theirs songs "daft punky trashy". SKRIIEK Skrillex, real name Sonny John Moore, came up with his stage name Skrillex by using an old AOL username. He has also mentioned in several interviews that it was an old nickname he stuck with. WHITELOTUS E VE N T S Infographic made by White Lotus DJ & Events Sources: ABsto

How 5 Famous DJ's Got Their Names

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We found when doing research online one of the most common things Googled about DJ's is "how did they get their name". So we did some research and a little design work to put together this awesome inf...


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