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Uplifting Swedish house music
Best known for:
Being Steve Angello
Tune of the year:
For me as a solo artist, 'Knas'. As Swedish House Mafia, 'One'.
Gig of 2010:
There's so many... Creamfields, Electric Daisy, Closing of Masquerade Motel, SIZE Matters Pool party at WMC and the free SIZE party at Ibiza Rocks
Breakthrough DJ/Producer of 2010:
My brother AN21 had an amazing year! First big one for him since his career kicked off.
Best new club visited this year:
I played a club in Montenegro that was unbelievable. Open-air, 5,000 people, an amazing vibe and great crowd
Favourite non-dance album of 2010:
Jay-Z 'The Blueprint 3'
Essential three suitcase tour items:
SD cards, headphones and laptop. I couldn't do without them. I'd rather go naked than music-less
Which actor would play you in a film of your life:
Best thing about being a DJ:
Being able to bring joy to people's lives. It's an unbelievable feeling
Best end-of-the-night tune:
The Paradise 'In Love With You'. Classic!
If 2009 was hailed by many as the year of the Swedish House Mafia, then what the hell was 2010, with the monster SHM hit 'One'? Steve Angello clarifies. "It's been everything I wished for and a little more. 2010 has been a much bigger year for us than '09. And that includes gigs, singles, love, fun and amazingness." But despite the runaway commercial success of 'One', Angello is still very much a solo artist as well as an SHM member ("SHM affected my solo stuff for the better and I'm super happy about that! And solo work is definitely equally important to all of us," he says), as proven by some of his 2010 singles, including the fidget-house groove of 'Knas', the chunky synth-stab techno of 'Rave 'n' Roll' and a Magnetic Man remix. So, can 2011 possibly top 2010 for Angello? Probably. "There's A LOT happening," he confirms. "I'm ghost producing and writing a lot, so loads of huge pop acts will have an SA stamp this coming year." An uber-hip seal of approval, if ever there was one.