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33

Questions Top100 DJs 2011 - admin - 2015-06-30 17:09

Style: 
Big, brassy house music
Best known for: 
“His 'Love Generation'
Tune of the year: 
Swedish House Mafia 'Save The World'
Breakthrough DJ/Producer of 2011: 
Reboot
What's the future of DJing: 
“A young guy I'm producing called Michael Calfan. I believe a lot in him
Favourite app: 
I never buy any applications, sorry!
Discovery of the year: 
All I do is music and tennis
Rediscovery of the year: 
Harry 'Choo Choo' Romero's 'I Go Back', with Robert Owens. I've been playing it all summer
Awkward Moment: 
A young lady gave me her telephone number written on her g-string. It was very embarrassing for me
Style or substance: 
Style. Image is everything
Pet Hate: 
When I go into a club and the DJ is just mixing record after record with no vibe, and he's forgotten that he has the best job in the world
Bob Sinclar will remember 2011 as the year that he went into the nightclub business. It's surely the logical progression for the flamboyant Frenchman to go into the hospitality trade and as such, by the time you read this, his new venture in Miami should be up and running. But why Miami and not his native territory? “Because in Miami, there's 365 days of partying in the year!” he explains. “It's just the best place to start a club.” The venue was called Amnesia 20 years ago, but has since been known as the Opium Garden. Sinclar is taking it back to its original name. Not only that, but he's juggling the opening with the release of his new album, the follow-up to last year's 'Made In Jamaica', which he crafted with legendary reggae dons Sly & Robbie. (“For me to spend three weeks in Kingston with them, it was like an injection of happiness,” he says of the project). The new album will be called 'Disco Crash', and it's taking him back to his roots, as well as coupling himself with the likes of Snoop Dogg and Sean Paul. “It's around the disco sound, but all mashed up with hip-hop,” he says. “I still want to surprise people. Always.”

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