Virtual Self’s Porter Robinson Breaks Down What Makes a Perfect Dance Record: Watch

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What does it take to put in writing a traditional dance tune? According to Porter Robinson, "drums."

"A nice hook is actually crucial," the producer instructed reporters on the Grammy pink carpet. "It's all about struture in dance music. it's all concerning the second one thing is revealed. Tension and launch is the secret."

Robinson's facet venture Virtual Self was up for greatest dance recording, and though the award in the end went to Diplo and Mark Ronson's Silk City venture for its single "Electricity" with Dua Lipa, Robinson was greater than honored to have Virtual Self acknowledged.

"This venture was me clawing my means out of this inventive wrestle I used to be having underneath my very own venture and desirous to do one thing that basically subverted expectations and stunned and scared some folks," he stated. "For this to get the Grammy nom, it was so removed from what I anticipated."

He additionally gave shout-outs to some artists he thinks are pushing the sonic envelope, and provided some perception into the world of marathon DJ units.

Check out Robinson's full Grammy pink carpet interview under.

Virtual Self's Porter Robinson Breaks Down What Makes a Perfect Dance Record: Watch