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

Style: 
“Alien electro/bastard pop.”
Best known for: 
“Mash-ups/bootlegs/remixes/rock 'n' roll.”
Tune of the year: 
Snoop Lion 'No Guns Allowed'.
From: 
“It's just the market. If soccer matches have 100,000 people paying for a ticket, they can make big money. It's nothing strange — it's just economics.”
Have DJs' fees got out of hand?: 
“EDM is everywhere now. You work/study all week, and when the weekend comes, you want to forget about everything and just dance. That's the vibe in the air these days...”
Has dance music become the new pop?: 
“A platypus! They swim, but they can walk. They're mammals, but they lay eggs. They look like a duck, but also like a rat. They're definitely the animal projection of what we try to do with music: contamination.”
If you could be any animal, what would you be?: 
“It's so clichèd.”
Should DJs do "heart hands": 
“It's the parents and politicians who should speak to the kids. DJs are just entertainers — it's sad that artists are expected to shoulder responsibilities that society can't handle.”
Do DJs have a duty to speak out about drugs?: 
“A friendly backstage panda, a sushi buffet, local live bands to jam with, a beachside location — and at least two days off in every city we play!”

Las Vegas' EDM scene is big business these days, and one such pairing who've really benefited from Sin City is DJs From Mars. The duo, comprising of Max Aqualice and Luca Ventafunk, enjoy a special and reciprocal relationship with the city, with their longstanding residency at Vegas' globally renowned Hard Rock Cafe the epitome of the fact.

“It feels like shit is just getting serious,” they giddily tell DJ Mag. “We've been touring and releasing music for over four years, but entering the DJ Mag Top 100 is like a graduation. Now, when people ask us what we do, we can finally tell them we're DJs — and prove it!”

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