Kaskade Parents Are Overreacting ... EDM Shows Are Safe

10/20/2013 7:50 AM PDT

Forget the multitude of drug-related deaths, one of the biggest DJs in America firmly believes EDM (electronic dance music) shows are safe for kids ... and he's using himself as a shining example.

Kaskade was out in Hollywood yesterday when we asked what he thought of parents being concerned about the EDM scene -- specifically live performances, given the rampant use of Molly and other drugs -- and he didn't appear concerned at all.

The 42-year-old shrugged, telling us, "I turned out alright."

So we gotta ask ...