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Krewella Talk ESL One New York, Mixtape Cock-Blocking & 'Post-EDM'


In honor of their scheduled performance at ESL, Krewella sat down with reporter Emilee Lindner to discuss gaming, their new live tour and their opinion on whether music should be free.

This article originally appeared on FUSE

The duo will perform at the huge gaming tournament in Brooklyn on Oct. 2, and you can still get tickets

If you use Krewella's high-energy mixes to amp up your gameplay, you may be excited about this news: the electronic sister duo are playing at one of gaming's biggest tournaments, ESL One New York.

And what's cool about that is that Fuse has teamed up with ESL to make Krewella's stage happen at the event, which runs Oct. 1 to 2 at Brooklyn's Barclays Center. Fuse will also be airing a half-hour special around our ESL coverage, so stay tuned about that.

So, I know what you're thinking: HOW DO I GET TICKETS? Click here for one-day tickets to ESL, where you can catch Krewella's set that Sunday.

We caught up with Krewella's Jahan and Yasmine Yousaf to talk all things about ESL One, their current, appropriately named Sweatbox Tour and what it means to have free music on the internet. Read up, ravers!

What drew you guys to the ESL event?
Krewella: The coordinator Seven reached out to our team because he really likes our music, which we’re so honored about. He thought that we’d be a really good fit with the gaming community because our music is so high energy, and a lot of the times when you see those videos that people post on YouTube of them gaming, they’re always listening to this intense music because it keeps them focused. We are not gamers ourselves, but we have a lot of fans who are gamers. We have a lot of people who put our music to their gaming videos. I remember we had an unreleased song a year ago that someone ripped from a mix we made and put it to a Call of Duty video. It’s an unreleased song that had 200,000 hits from this gaming video. So you can see how amazing that community is...

... Read the full interview by Emilee Lindner at fuse.tv

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