When the global dance music industry hit it’s $7.1 billion net worth in 2016 — — conversations began over the EDM bubble as well as . Fans electronic music, once considered to be outsiders the mainstream, started seeing their music in Hollywood film as their favorite EDM producers began working with A-list pop/rock vocalists like and .
The flexibility electronic music, however, proved to be great, as the playwright Evan Harris wrote A Whale Named and tapped Mr. Carmack and Jacuzzi, among others, to score his comedy stage play, ficially ushering EDM into live theater. The two producers are joined by 813, Kero Kero Bonito, , and others for the first play in history to use electronic music. Speaking to his script’s use the bright, glitchy future bass style that reached peak popularity somewhere in 2014, Evan Harris says he long wanted to adapt dance music to the live stage:
A Whale Named Dolphin battles a celebrity chef who has been hired to save a fledgling sushi restaurant with his signature Dolphin Roll. The play is in paperback.