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87

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

Style: 
Progressive, electro, big room.
Best known for: 
My mash-ups and energetic shows.
Tune of the year: 
“Tenashar ‘Bird of Prey’.”
From: 
“They haven’t got out of hand in my humble opinion. DJs that command a high fee, are also the DJs that bring a strong and large following.”
Have DJs' fees got out of hand?: 
“Not at all. Mainstream pop is still very much apparent, and EDM holds true to its passionate roots.”
Has dance music become the new pop?: 
“I would be an octopus. I’d have enough arms to spin, go mental on the drums, as well as sync the fireworks and visuals!”
If you could be any animal, what would you be?: 
“I think DJs should use whatever symbol helps them communicate with their fans.”
Should DJs do "heart hands": 
“DJs have a duty to rock the decks, taking drugs is a personal decision.”
Do DJs have a duty to speak out about drugs?: 
“It would include a philharmonic orchestra, and the Blue Man Group.”

“It’s beyond words how ecstatic I am!” Tenashar tells DJ Mag when we present her with the news that she’s entered the Top 100 DJs poll. Even shedding a few tears, she’s clearly blown away with the excitement of it all. “I live for being a DJ and there really couldn't be a better reward than celebrating with my fans.” Her very earliest roots in performing to a crowd started when she was a drummer in a band at six-years-old.

She lives in Hong Kong but because she has a Spanish grandmother, has spent many years in Spain. “Being in Ibiza and going mental on a console only seemed like a natural progression,” she says of her early club experiences. Tenashar might be described as a 'model DJ' but her heart is set on rebelling against premixed, commercial pop music. “My passion is EDM and I intend to stay true to that,” she reveals. “DJing comes first of course, but like every DJ, we do need to do photoshoots to promote albums, tracks and flyers.”

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