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

“Big-room stuff.”
Best known for: 
“Hair, hair and more hair.”
Tune of the year: 
“Nom De Strip ‘Techno Saturday’.”
“Interest in dance music has exploded over the last few years. DJ fees have increased in direct correlation with that.”
Have DJs' fees got out of hand?: 
“Some of the sounds are influencing pop music heavily, and dance music is more of a part of mainstream culture than ever in the US.”
Has dance music become the new pop?: 
“Stupid question, a monkey of course. I love bananas even more than Dada Life.”
If you could be any animal, what would you be?: 
“If they are feeling the love, then I guess so… each to their own.”
Should DJs do "heart hands": 
“I’m not a massive fan of DJs hopping on Twitter and preaching from their high horse about how awful drugs are. I’d encourage those who have a platform to use it to educate kids on the realities of drug taking and how to be responsible.”
Do DJs have a duty to speak out about drugs?: 
“A pass letting me choose which interview questions I answer for life!”

Tommy Trash and his curly bouffant have hit the road hard in 2013, touring the US and Europe and hitting various huge festivals, including EDC Vegas, Tomorrowland, UMF and Creamfields, with India and Mexico to follow.

These festivals have been highlights for the Australian DJ (who describes his sound as “A little bit electro, a little bit progressive, very big room”), as well as his residency at colossal Vegas club, Hakkasan, and his shows at Ibiza’s Ushuaia.
He also found time to produce singles for Mau5trap, Dim Mak and Refune, the latter releasing his hugely successful ‘Reload’ collaboration with Sebastian Ingrosso and John Martin.

“I’m really happy with how [2013] has gone so far. The shows this year have been brilliant,” says Trash. However, he remains tight-lipped when asked about the trashiest thing he’s done all year: “Now I live in America, I’m exercising my right to plead the Fifth…”