I had a few different bands on my roster. One of those bands was a band called From First to Last, which had a young guy in it named Sonny Moore who was the lead singer. Sonny and I ultimately left From First to Last, and Sonny became Skrillex.

Tim Smith, Moment of Clarity[1]

Sonny Moore, also known under his stage name Skrillex, is an American electronic dance music producer, DJ, and singer-songwriter. He is good friends with Zedd.

Friendship Edit

  • Zedd had first contacted Skrillex via MySpace.[1] After listening to a song of Zedd's, Skrillex contacted Tim Smith and told him about it. Smith described himself as being "blown away".[1]
  • Zedd posted a picture of himself with Skrillex and three other people onto Instagram on July 13, 2012.[2]
  • Skrillex performed with him in late December 2012.[3]
  • More images of the two of them together were posted onto Instagram in June 2013[4] and October 2013.[5]
  • Zedd posted an image of Skrillex giving him a ride on his shoulders in January 2014.[6]
  • Tiësto, Zedd, and Skrillex attended Holy Ship together in 2014 also.[7]
  • On May 22, 2014, Zedd nicknamed Skrillex "Schkrölli".[8]
  • The two of them visited Zedd's home country in August 2014.[9]
  • Zedd masqueraded as Skrillex for Halloween in 2014.[10]
  • Skrillex and Zedd were together on Skrillex's 27th birthday.[11]


Breakn' a SweatEdit

Main article: Breakn' a Sweat

Zedd's remixed version of Skrillex's "Breakn' a Sweat" is included on the deluxe edition of Clarity.

Trivia Edit

  • "Shave It", one of Zedd's first singles, was released via Skrillex's record label, OWSLA.


References Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Zedd - Moment of Clarity". ZEDDVEVO. YouTube. December 18, 2014. Retrieved February 13, 2015.
  2. Zaslavski, Anton (July 13, 2012). "Hanging out with my OWSLA dawgs before the show.". @zedd. Instagram. Retrieved August 4, 2015.
  3. Zaslavski, Anton (December 23, 2012). "Me n @skrillex , flying the Mothership, shooting lazers n stuff!". @zedd. Instagram. Retrieved August 4, 2015.
  4. Zaslavski, Anton (June 13, 2013). "With my superdawg @Skrillex!". @zedd. Instagram. Retrieved August 4, 2015.
  5. Zaslavski, Anton (October 16, 2013). "With the godfather of dawgs!". @zedd. Instagram. Retrieved August 4, 2015.
  6. Zaslavski, Anton (January 11, 2014). "No title". @zedd. Instagram. Retrieved August 4, 2015.
  7. Zaslavski, Anton (January 14, 2014). "Holy ship with holy dawgs! @tiesto @skrillex". @zedd. Instagram. Retrieved August 4, 2015.
  8. Zaslavski, Anton (May 22, 2014). "With my brother @skrillex aka SCHKRÖLLI!". @zedd. Instagram. Retrieved August 4, 2015.
  9. Zaslavski, Anton (August 16, 2014). "My dawg @skrillex and I in my homecountry!!! 🇩🇪". @zedd. Instagram. Retrieved August 4, 2015.
  10. Zaslavski, Anton (October 31, 2014). "Ready for Halloween! @skrillex". @zedd. Instagram. Retrieved August 4, 2015.
  11. Zaslavski, Anton (January 15, 2015). "Happy birthday to one of the best human beings on the planet: @skrillex !!! Love u dawg!!!". @zedd. Instagram. Retrieved August 4, 2015.