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

Style: 
“Everything from progressive house to drum & bass to hardstyle.”
Best known for: 
“'Alive'."
Tune of the year: 
“Calvin Harris feat Florence & the Machine 'Sweet Nothing'.
From: 
“If an artist is going to raise their show fee there better be a good fucking reason — they better be working their ass off for it!”
Have DJs' fees got out of hand?: 
“Putting music into genres is putting art into a box. 'Pop' can be music defined by melodic writing, repetitive hooks, and catchy writing. Or it can mean music that is just popular. What about pop music becoming dance?”
Has dance music become the new pop?: 
“An animal that is spry... powerful... sexual... and loves being touched...I'd say a young black cat.”
If you could be any animal, what would you be?: 
“It's a beautiful way of showing gratitude towards fans at shows. If a simple gesture can make someone's day, why not?”
Should DJs do "heart hands": 
“Given the tragedies that have occurred, we personally feel compelled to encourage EDM fans to educate themselves and surround themselves with caring friends before they explore their desires to be under the influence.”
Do DJs have a duty to speak out about drugs?: 
“Cats, our family, a masseuse, and a tattoo artist. Nice and simple. They'd all join us on the road.”

Few groups embody the EDM generation quite like US trio, Krewella. Born and raised in house music stronghold Chicago, their eclectic take on EDM sees them incorporate everything from house to drum & bass to hardstyle into a sound that's proving a heady concoction with the masses.

They released their first full album, 'Get Wet', on mega-label Columbia recently — a telltale sign that EDM has risen far out of the underground.

“It was our fans who inspired us to write the album,” they tell us. “This past year has felt like a comedy/action/drama movie, and we're constantly being creative and thinking on our feet.” With the hysteria surrounding this trio growing bigger with every passing day, it's a new way of life that they'd do well to get used to.

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