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Questions Top100 DJs 2013 - admin - 2015-06-30 17:18

“The harder side of hardstyle.”
Best known for: 
“'The Haunter of the Dark'.”
Tune of the year: 
“Ran-D & Digital Punk 'Rebel to the Grave'.”
“The hardstyle scene doesn't really have crazy high DJ fees. But I read and hear about these numbers in the mainstream dance scene. It's just the market, someone gets what he/she is worth.”
Have DJs' fees got out of hand?: 
“I think so. DJs are pop stars right now and the EDM breakthrough in the USA has played a big role in this.”
Has dance music become the new pop?: 
“A lion. My birthday is the 29th July so in astrology I'm a lion. Since I was a kid, lions have fascinated me. And also I like the candy bars too!”
If you could be any animal, what would you be?: 
“I don't care if other DJs do, but it's not for me. It doesn't fit my style of music or personality.”
Should DJs do "heart hands": 
“I don't think it's a duty. But of course the opinion of some DJs would matter to some fans. So if some DJs have something wise to say about drugs, why not?”
Do DJs have a duty to speak out about drugs?: 
“Unlimited Lion bars!”

“My year so far has been a roller-coaster ride,” Adaro tells DJ Mag. “It's been non-stop producing during the week and touring on the weekends.” If that sounds like a lot to take in, then you obviously haven't reckoned with the capabilities of the Dutch hardstyle sensation.

So what does it feel like to make the Top 100? “It's really a dream come true. The hardstyle scene has got a really dedicated fan-base and I am so thankful for all those who voted for me.”

While he's remaining relatively tightlipped about his future plans, what Adaro can tell us with some certainty is that he's working on a number of “exciting things”, both solo-wise and as Gunz For Hire. It seems we'll be hearing his name for some time yet...