Watch Martin Garrix Perform the Olympics Closing Ceremony
EDM has always hit a bit a snag when it comes to monster scale promotional performances like at The Grammys or televised performances. Half the excitement a DJ set is the energy the crowd all moving in unison to the music, and course the excellent production as well.
With Martin Garrix‘ Olympics , those shortcomings are very visible. The mini-mix style set was almost more like exit music, as people stream out the stadium during the performance. Sure the production is epic and Martin is having the time his life, but beyond that the experience is pretty awkward. There’s a few isolated circles people having a good time, but generally the crowd is just idly walking around.
Regardless the awkwardness the spectacle, Garrix certainly has plenty to be proud . Check out the full video below what went down.