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Questions Top100 DJs 2013 - admin - 2015-06-30 17:19

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<p><span style="font-size: small;">“Hardstyle.”</span></p>
Best known for: 
<p><span style="font-size: small;">&nbsp;“[Our] big-room sound, high energy level, 10 years of hardstyle.”</span></p>
Tune of the year: 
<p><span style="font-size: small;">“Crypsis ‘Break Down Low’.”</span></p>
From: 
<p><span style="font-size: small;">“It is more like a trend than something that got out of hand. People love to party and a big group of people don’t really care about the costs.”</span></p>
Have DJs' fees got out of hand?: 
<p><span style="font-size: small;">“Basically it is. The production of almost every pop song is a dance production.”</span></p>
Has dance music become the new pop?: 
<p><span style="font-size: small;">“Definitely a bird. Wouldn’t it be amazing to just take off and fly wherever, whenever?”</span></p>
If you could be any animal, what would you be?: 
<p><span style="font-size: small;">“Sure why not?”</span></p>
Should DJs do "heart hands": 
<p><span style="font-size: small;">“We don’t think they have. We are not really the ones that need to educate the people in front of us, we just want to give them a good time.”</span></p>
Do DJs have a duty to speak out about drugs?: 
<p><span style="font-size: small;">“Always the best crowd! We are in it for the people, so if we get the best crowds out there guaranteed, we would be the happiest people alive!”</span></p>

Long regarded as one of hardstyle’s key acts, D-Block & S-Te-Fan have had a huge year, not least because of increased interest in the genre they represent. 
“We did some tracks which inspired the scene to create different varieties of songs within hardstyle. Besides that, hardstyle got more and more recognised… they are finally accepting it.”

Even aside from scene developments, D-Block & S-Te-Fan have encountered great success in 2013, racking up 35 festival appearances, an Australian tour and more live shows then ever, alongside new releases such as the highly melodic — yet still thumping — ‘From the Hard’.

The duo will, as ever, continue to use their music to feed the genre they love, aiming, they say, to “create a scene, in which everyone who loves this music has a city or club nearby that they can visit to hear hardstyle. This kind of music is there to dance to and hear LOUD!”

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