Pretty Lights Is Amazing! Check the Stats

Pretty Lights is a man from Colorado. His name is Derek Vincent Smith. He makes party music. And he has built a legion of dedicated fans all around the world.

His blend of hip-hop and funk with glitched-out EDM has literally changed the game. It set him apart from the EDM masses and inspired a whole new urban-hippie raver movement. How many producers can say that?

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Smith also runs the Pretty Lights Music label, a showcase for friends -- including Michael Menert, Break Science, Gramatik, Paul Basic, Super Vision, Paper Diamond, and Elliot Lipp -- who make like-minded beats.

The Pretty Lights crew's energetic and eclectic approach to jamming out makes Smith and his pals perfect for music festivals. Their sample-heavy style and sophisticated yet trippy stage design sets it off every time.

From his humble beginnings in a Colorado college town to becoming the mastermind of this funky glitch-hop movement, Smith has done everything he can to keep it real. His honest approach to the music business has struck a chord with fans and brought him more success than he could have ever imagined.

Want proof of Smith and crew's EDM preeminence? Just check the stats. This is Pretty Lights by the numbers.

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