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Position: 
25

Questions Top100 DJs 2010 - admin - 2015-06-30 17:07

Style: 
In the middle of progressive & electro trance
Best known for: 
First Russian DJ ever in your Top 20
Tune of the year: 
SHM vs Dark Matter 'Absolute One (Bobina Extended Mashup)'
Gig of 2010: 
Two sets at Global Gathering, St. Petersburg, Russia
Breakthrough DJ/Producer of 2010: 
As a producer - Arty (Russia)
Best new club visited this year: 
Zouk, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Favourite non-dance album of 2010: 
Linkin Park 'A Thousand Suns'
Essential three suitcase tour items: 
Earplugs, MacBook, CDs (for everything else there is Mastercard)
Which actor would play you in a film of your life: 
Ian Somerhalder
Best thing about being a DJ: 
Free minibars all over the world
Best end-of-the-night tune: 
PPK 'ResuRection'
Once he begins to reel off his many different projects, you start to understand why top Russian trancer Bobina, aka Dimitry Almazov, speaks quite so fast: he has a lot to say. Having stormed into the highest Top 100 ranking of any Russian DJ in 2009, Bobina has stuck to the promises he made last year by focusing on gigs outside of his homeland in 2010. He's more than half-finished a new album, and continued with his weekly radio show. And started his own TV channel! "This has been a year of work. I haven't done many 12-inch productions because I've been focusing on my album," states Bobina. "I don't like working on the road, in hotels or on trains, I love to produce in my home studio in Moscow, so I've had many gigs in Europe, closer to home. "I think people will be surprised by my album," he posits, "there are some interesting collaborations on it and, because I started as a musician and not a DJ, I think that will also shine through." Wherever he is in the world, though, Bobina religiously records a two-hour radio show that goes out across Russia every Wednesday evening. "It takes me about one day out of every week to record/prepare it if I don't do it live from the Moscow studio, but I love doing it," he asserts. If all that sounds like a lot of work, you might be wondering why the man has decided to start a TV channel… "People in Russia don't believe you when you say you are successful outside this country. Other big Russian DJs in the past lied about where they played. I don't, so I decided to start filming the other countries I go to so I can prove it to them!"

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