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Questions Top100 DJs 2013 - admin - 2015-06-30 17:17

“Uplifting, euphoric driving trance.”
Best known for: 
“Future Sound of Egypt record label, radio show and events.”

Tune of the year: 
“Simon O' Shine & Sergey Nevone ‘Apprehension (Aly & Fila Mix)’.
“It always depends on the market you are addressing.”
Have DJs' fees got out of hand?: 
“Depends what genre of dance music. Our own style is dance music, and not pop.”
Has dance music become the new pop?: 
“Lions, to organise the jungle we are living in.”
If you could be any animal, what would you be?: 
“We have done it a couple of times when the crowd have been doing it to us while on stage, we feel that it would be not nice to return it back to them.”
Should DJs do "heart hands": 
"While it’s not a duty, whenever you can you should give advice that they [the fans] can still enjoy the music without risking their lives.”
Do DJs have a duty to speak out about drugs?: 
“We are happy with the rider we have, no need to make the promoter’s life hard.”

Egyptian trance titans Aly & Fila released their second artist album this year, ‘Quiet Storm’. 
“We’re really happy with the feedback it has received,” they tell DJ Mag. 2013 also saw their radio show, Future Sound of Egypt, reach its 300th broadcast in August, and to celebrate this landmark they hosted five big FSOE 300 events worldwide. These took place in Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt), Mexico City, Amsterdam, Buenos Aires and Prague and included live broadcasts of each event from the FSOE 300 Broadcast Centre. 2014 will see them celebrate FSOE 350 with more events.

The last 12 months has also seen them release several singles including Aly & Fila vs John O'Callaghan ‘Vapourize’, Aly & Fila feat Chris Jones ‘Running Out of Time’, Aly & Fila feat Sue McLaren ‘Mysteries Unfold’ and Aly & Fila vs Fady & Mina ‘The Journey (FSOE 300 Anthem)’. They kept their hands in remixing, too, released tracks on their Future Sound Of Egypt label every fortnight, and DJed in many countries.

“We have been very fortunate to meet so many amazing people, fans and clubbers and also to have visited so many amazing places,” they say."