Chris Liebing on EDM in America: "It'd Be Cool if People Got Into More Underground Styles"

There is EDM and then there is electronic dance music.

What's the difference? The former has been co-opted by the U.S. media to describe any electronic music that's popular these days -- from Swedish House Mafia to David Guetta to Skrillex -- with little, if any, distinction between acts.

But if you are looking to find the up-and-coming, you're going to have dig a little deeper into the European dance music scene, which thanks to Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week, will be out in full-force at Miami-area nightclubs.

See also:

-Maceo Plex on Ultra Music Festival Debut: "I'm Going to Bring Everything I've Got"

-Flume on Death, Hard Miami, and Getting High

-George FitzGerald Talks Ultra Debut: "The Lineup Is Insane, It's Humbling"

-Eric Prydz Talks Ultra 2013, WMC 2013, Cirez D: "I Will Bring Tons of New Music to Miami"

-Radiq on EDM, Film Scores, and His Miami Debut at Foreign Exchange WMC 2013

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