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etcetc-avalon-002 edmOrange County and Los Angeles have ridiculous talent in the electronic dance music (EDM) scene. It’s time you get familiar to the dudes behind the DJ booths, and pay attention to their EPs and albums.

Yeah you got Skrillex and Deadmau5, but now take a closer look into the upcoming producers from SoCal along with established producers who have already landed their mark on the Grammy nominations.

Did you know the producer to Bruno Mar’s “Bubble Butt” is from Los Angeles? Needless to say, SoCal is in good hands with great musical talent representation.

5- Ookay

Ookay is from San Diego and recently moved to Los Angeles. This dude went from house parties to playing Insomniac’s Electronic Daisy Carnival in such a small time span.

4- Dillon Francis

He started in a room studio outside his parent’s house to now collaborating with huge names in the industry like Calvin Harris and Diplo. You can catch his entertaining and humorous videos on his personal Instagram where he impersonates distinct and relatable characters.

3- Valentino Khan

The recent OWSLA artist came out with his EP earlier this year and performed HARD Summer and Day Of The Dead. Talk about huge deals! Khan has also produced for huge names like T.I., Bruno Mars and Iggy Azalea, to name a few.

2- ETC! ETC!

ETC! ETC! has played a huge festivals from Insomniac’s Electric Daisy Carnival to HARD events. He has recently traveled to Europe and will be playing selected venues in Australia as the year closes. The producer blends Latino influences in his moombahton that makes a huge impression to the L.A. crowd.

1- Steve Aoki

This man is from Orange County and has collaborated with huge names like and Lil Jon. He has been nominated for the Grammy’s and charted Billboard lists. From Newport Beach area to the world.