• DJs like Laidback Luke are opening up about their struggles with mental health and 'burnout' in the aftermath of Avicii's death - here's why the industry puts people at risk

    24 days ago - By Business Insider

    Olga Heijns, who manages high-profile dance music artists like Laidback Luke and Blasterjaxx, told Business Insider the death of Swedish DJ Avicii in April has "accelerated change" in the industry.
    Avicii's death was by suicide. Two years prior, he had retired from touring after repeatedly warning that the lifestyle was going to kill him , but that he was being pressured to continue.
    A number of other dance artists, including Laidback Luke , have publicly experienced "burnout" and have even quit the tour circuit because of it.
    A 2016 study showed that 69% of musicians had experienced...
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