Tim Goth

Meet EDM Identity Team Member Tim Goth in this week’s #IDSpotlight!

Name: Tim Goth
Rave Name: Woody
Age: 31
Hometown: Muncie, IN
Current City: Indianapolis, IN
Occupation: IT Security Management
Twitter: @TiMau5
Facebook: Tim Goth
Instagram: @_TiMau5

What was your first electronic music event?

My first electronic music event was also my first concert: deadmau5 @ Soldier Field, Chicago on July 2, 2010.

What/who influenced you to attend your first event?

Fellow EDM ID Editor Erin Cropper and her husband Ben.

What is one moment from an event that was special and why?

TomorrowWorld 2015 aka Mudfest. The venue was a complete and total mess but everyone made the most of it and saw some amazing music.

Tim Goth

What is your favorite festival or event?

Dirtybird Campout

What is your favorite electronic song and why?

“Strobe” by deadmau5. The song is the quintessential deadmau5 track and it causes me to feel like I’m right back there at my first show experiencing it again for the first time. “Strobe” always has a way of calming my nerves and re-centering my being.

Who are your favorite artists?

deadmau5, Bassnectar, Above & Beyond, Green Velvet, Claude VonStroke, Justin Martin, Porter Robinson, Madeon, Foo, Fighters, Chris Lake, Chase & Status, Eric Prydz, Pryda, Cirez D, Audien, Mat Zo, Aly & Fila, Myon & Shane 54, Disclosure, Gareth Emery, Arty, Gramatik, RL Grime, Clockwork, 12th Planet, Markus Schulz, Laidback Luke, Doctor P, Flux Pavilion, Zedd, STS9, Kill The Noise, Arcade Fire, Nine Inch Nails, Korn, Lacuna Coil, Styx, Justice, Daft Punk, Pink Floyd, Queen, Wolfgang Gartner, Greenday, The Killers, Earth, Wind, and Fire, Mumford & Sons, MGMT, Muse, M83, Friendly Fires, Skrillex, Feed Me, How To Destroy Angels, Johnny Cash, Caspa, Tool, Nero, Rusko, Chicago, DragonForce, System of a Down, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Coldplay, Linkin Park, Incubus, Disturbed…

Tim Goth

What are your favorite genres?

house (electro, progressive, and classic), trance (uplifting, vocal, tech, driving), and techno (minimal, industrial, dark)

What do you feel your “Identity” is in the electronic music community?

Just like the rest of my life, my identity is to live a life that is filled with friends, good vibes, and awesome experiences.

Is there anything else you would like to add about yourself for the readers?

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Grant has been listening to electronic dance music since the early 2000s. Actively involved in the EDM community, Grant is an admin for the EDC & Coachella subreddits and their Facebook groups. Previously he has been part of several EDM startups and promotion companies such as Shamele55, Electric State of Mind and Q-Dance. Originally listening to trance artists such as ATB, Armin Van Buuren and Paul Oakenfold, Grant has expanded his listening experience to include a full set of genres ranging from hardstyle to deep house and has been regularly attending both festivals and club events since 2010.

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