Every EDM DJ worth his wobbles is throwing a massive party on Friday, aka the winter solstice, aka the end of the world. The ambitious ones are doing it near Mayan ruins on Mexico's Yucatan peninsula. The even more ambitious ones are venturing to the Great Pyramid of Giza, which is where the Do Lab is setting up shop on 12/21.
But for the really, really ambitious ones that's all a bunch of bullshit. Skrillex, for example, contemplated having his on the moon.
As Sam Bloch reported in his story on L.A. DJs heading down to Mexico for the apocalypse:
Phil Reyneri, a visual tech who recently toured with Skrillex, says the prince of EDM wanted an interstellar coronation after his fall stadium tour, aptly named the Mothership. Specifically, he considered flying 100 partiers to the moon…
Unfortunately this proved logistically infeasible, presumably, even in the fairy-dust and Transformers world everyone's favorite dubstep DJ inhabits. In the end, the crew settled on a spot next to Tlachihualtepetl, the great pyramid of Cholula, which is located in Puebla, Mexico.
“We feel pretty confident that if the aliens do in fact fly down and destroy us all, we'll be on the front lines,” Corey Johnson, Skrillex's stage designer, told Bloch.
Skrillex could not be reached for comment, and his manager declined comment as well.
Too bad. Because we've heard that you can get seriously dubtarded in zero gravity.