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Best known for: 
Running Toolroom Records.
Tune of the year: 
Mark Knight, D Ramirez and Underworld 'Downpipe' (Toolroom)
Gig of 2009: 
Yalta Summer Club, Sunny Beach, in Bulgaria, with Martijn Ten Velden.
Breakthrough DJ/Producer of 2009: 
Matt Samuels
The track that changed your life: 
My remix of 'Strings of Life' was the record that pushed things over the edge.
What makes a good DJ great: 
It's 90% psychology, the ability to read and adapt to the crowd. That's what makes a great DJ.
Most underrated DJ: 
Martijn Ten Velden. He still deserves to be bigger.
Biggest challenge this year: 
Trying to balance a massively busy studio life and career with a personal life.
Top tech toy: 
Logic. It's one of those programmes you use for years and still find things out about.