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Position: 
93

Questions Top100 DJs 2011 - admin - 2015-06-30 17:10

Style: 
House
Best known for: 
Playing and producing big room house.
Tune of the year: 
Save The World' by Swedish House Mafia.
Breakthrough DJ/Producer of 2011: 
Alesso
What's the future of DJing: 
The future is kind of right now with SD cards and CDJs. I'm sure they will make even smaller devices to DJ with in the future.
Favourite app: 
iTeleport, because I can control my Mac Pro by using this app on the iPad from a totally different room while in the recording studio.
Discovery of the year: 
Lavo Restaurant… Best meatballs, and fried Oreo cookies for dessert
Rediscovery of the year: 
Awkward Moment: 
“Getting pushed out from a full elevator by Jay-Z… There was room for three more at least.”
Style or substance: 
“Substance, because styles go out of fashion eventually.”
Pet Hate: 
Strangers that try to chat to me on planes… because flying is annoying enough.
The summer has been all about the White Isle for Dragan Roganovic, better known to us as Dirty South, the Serbian-born big-room house DJ from Australia ripping up dancefloors worldwide ever since he burst onto the scene remixing anything from Soulwax to Evermore back in 2005. “I've spent quite a bit of time in Europe, mainly Ibiza,” Dragan explains to DJmag. “It's been a great summer with guest spots at Pacha Ibiza with Swedish House Mafia and Pete 'The Boss' Tong. I also had my first label night at Cream, Amnesia, together with Steve Angello's Size label party. Another highlight was playing at Ushuaia.” Hands-in-the-air appearances at Creamfields (UK & Ukraine), Global Gathering (UK), Tomorrowland, Mysteryland and, his personal favourite of 2011, Nocturnal Wonderland in California have come with continued remix success, particularly for his redux of Diddy Dirty Money, 'Coming Home', and a collaborative rework of The Temper Trap alongside Axwell, which earned him a Grammy nomination. This, combined with the eagerly anticipated new single on his Phazing imprint, 'Walking Home', getting hyped to the rafters and picked as an essential tune by the Swedes on Pete Tong's show last month, it's easy to see the stars are aligning. 2012 is destined to be bigger, even dirtier, for this guy. ADAM SAVILLE

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