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Eric Prydz
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Position: 
46

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

Style: 
Electronic dance music
Best known for: 
Pryda, Cirez D and all the big Eric Prydz singles
Tune of the year: 
Azari & III 'Hungry For The Power (Jamie Jones Ridge Street Remix)
Breakthrough DJ/Producer of 2011: 
Jeremy Olander
What's the future of DJing: 
Hopefully most DJs will start DJing again in the future
Favourite app: 
Deutsche Bahn's train app. Can't travel without it!
Discovery of the year: 
Fish Shack in Sa Punta, Ibiza. No bullshit, just good fish
Rediscovery of the year: 
? “Legowelt 'Disco Rout'. An amazing record and every time I hear it, it takes me back to the summer of 2002
Awkward Moment: 
“I got food poisoning en route to Ibiza. I had 40 friends from Sweden coming to see me play, and had to cancel the show
Style or substance: 
Substance
Pet Hate: 
I try not to hate, it's really the hater that suffers. But I do hate not seeing my daughter for weeks when touring
Hosting an Ibiza residency isn't something to enter into lightly - you've got to know you can deliver the goods. Fortunately, for Eric Prydz that isn't a problem, proven when he launched Tonight at Amnesia (hosting names such as Tiga, Crookers and A-Trak), which proved a demanding-but-rewarding labour of love. “2011 has been the most hectic summer in my career,” he confirms.“Taking on my own night at Amnesia Ibiza every Tuesday has been super fun, but also A LOT of work and travel.” Further live fun characterised Prydz's 2011. He premiered his aptly-named EPIC (Eric Prydz In Concert) show, combining music, film and holographic visuals in an elaborate package - a “unique experience”, says Prydz. But for all the club action, Prydz couldn't let 2011 pass without a hit record: the euphoric '2Night'. “It was by far the biggest record in my sets at our night in Ibiza,” he says. “Every time I played it the dancefloor on the terrace would sit down and jump up as it dropped. Crazy!

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