Skrillex, born Sonny John Moore (*1/15/88), is an electronic music producer and a former singer/songwriter from Los Angeles, USA. He creates songs that are considered Dubstep/Brostep, Electro House, Progressive House, Moombahton and Glitch. Although some songs might contain actual intstruments, mostly they are comprised of electronically-created sounds and vocoded vocals.
After releasing his first EP Gypsyhook under the name Sonny he scheduled to make a studio album named Bells but it was cancelled and he started to perform under the name Skrillex.
In late 2011 he was nominated for five Grammy Awards and won the "Best Dance Recording", "Best Remixed Dance/Electronica Album" and "Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical" awards.
In December 2011 he relased his fifth EP Bangarang.