Dance Music Reacts To Hardwell's Retirement
With the news breaking last night that Dutch artist and multiple #1 DJ Hardwell will be indefinitely retiring from touring as well as concluding any deadlines including releases and other obligations for a period of time. You can read his announcement here.
Many artists have showed support for Hardwell, commenting on his Instagram and Facebook as well doing seperate posts. With most of it being positive support, deadmau5 on the other hand wasn't as nice.
Posting just after Hardwell's announcement seems like this is definitely a dig at the Dutch DJ, however deadmau5 claims he has no idea about Hardwell. Knowing deadmau5, you can just interpret this tweet in either way.
Alternatively, Gareth Emery expressed his thoughts with this Instagram post.
A close friend and frequent collaborator Dannic posted kind words on Twitter:
Fellow Dutch artist Afrojack:
Close friend Dyro shared his thoughts:
Legendary Dutch DJ Laidback Luke with some wise words:
Australian vocalist and frequent collaborator Amba Shepard shared her words of support:
On Hardwell's Instagram announcement, there was a lot of support from fellow dance music artists as you can see below: