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Style: 
Beyond EDM
Best known for: 
Pushing and fusing music and technology.
Tune of the year: 
Ambivalent 'Snowblind' (M-nus) and Dexter Ford 'Our Sun' (Deep)
Breakthrough DJ/Producer of 2012: 
Dexter Ford
If you were a superhero, what would your superpower be: 
Aquaman, since I love being underwater and would love to be able to stay under all the time.
Should you play to the crowd or for yourself: 
DJing is a fine balance of the two, entertaining while educating and moving things forward.
What does EDM mean to you: 
Electronic Dance Music, but perhaps the D is too emphasized and is pigeon-holing the next generation of producers.
Should celebrities be DJs: 
Anyone who has good taste in music should feel free to select and celebrate the music they love... doesn't mean we all have to listen to it, though.
Have you ever been thrown off the decks: 
Yes, Space, Ibiza in 1995 and Cocorico, Rimini, Italy in 1991.... both of which I now fill and/or have a residency at.
Are you a DJ if you don't beat match: 
DJing is more about the music and how you program it... these are both things that you need to feel at your core.
Where's the next dance music capital: 
India