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

Style: 
"Unicorn slaying trance.”
Best known for: 
"Slaying unicorns and marathon DJ sets.”
Tune of the year: 
Fisherman & Hawkins ‘Apache’.”
From: 
"I don't handle that part of the business. That's why we have agents.”
Have DJs' fees got out of hand?: 
"Yes, this is the sound of the new generation, and with it they have given it new twists. It is an exciting time.”
Has dance music become the new pop?: 
"One of my dogs, they are spoiled, live well, and get to hear the best music before anyone else.”
If you could be any animal, what would you be?: 
“If you can’t show your appreciation and affection for the fans supporting you then there is something wrong.”
Should DJs do "heart hands": 
“If you can’t show your appreciation and affection for the fans supporting you then there is something wrong.”
Do DJs have a duty to speak out about drugs?: 
"I think it's a conversation that not just DJs should be involved in. Promoters, clubbers, VJ s... everybody needs to speak up about responsibility.”

This year two stadium-sized titans came together for some special shows that saw them play back-to-back. Although both Markus Schulz and Ferry Corsten have been decidedly trance until now, they billed themselves as an EDM duo and offered a broader sonic picture as a result.

Going under the New World Punx banner, the pair played their first show at Madison Square Garden, promise many more future dates and have even been collaborating in the studio.

As well as also touring plenty of far-flung territories on his own, Schulz also hooked up with The M Machine — a dance band who have previously released on Skrillex’s label — for a month-long tour of the States. Somehow, also this year the man known as a Unicorn Slayer (because of his harder, darker style of trance) has been putting the finishing touches to his fifth album, 'Scream II', due for release soon.

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