DJs May Be the New Rock Stars, But Success Has a Price 

The pressures of being a superstar DJ don't leave artists much room to grow.

Despite the fact that 2012 may go down as one of the biggest years for American electronic music, with DJs becoming the new, young-money rock stars, we may look back on this year as the moment the genre started to die before…

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