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Questions Top100 DJs 2012 - admin - 2015-06-30 17:11

Style: 
Electro-house/progressive house
Best known for: 
Being a real live performer and a DJ singer.
Tune of the year: 
Bingo Players 'Rattle'.
Breakthrough DJ/Producer of 2012: 
Fred Lilla
If you were a superhero, what would your superpower be: 
I would fly to the moon to organise a massive party on it, hoping that Laidback Luke joins me with his superhero friends!
Should you play to the crowd or for yourself: 
Of course for the crowd!
What does EDM mean to you: 
That's what I live for. EDM has the power to inspire some immeasurable sensations, a real connivance between the DJ and the audience.
Should celebrities be DJs: 
Some celebrities think that, as it's trendy, they can take three lessons and play in the biggest festivals with the huge help of the sync button or their computer. It's killing the job.
Have you ever been thrown off the decks: 
Luckily, never yet
Are you a DJ if you don't beat match: 
It's a fundamental asset to be a DJ. You can go further and propose other sides of the job, but one day, if you cheat, the crowd will know.
Where's the next dance music capital: 
To my mind it's still Ibiza for now.

A DJ who can actually sing? Surely not. Though Quentin Mosimann is hardly your average DJ - for one thing, he's a former winner of French TV reality show Star Academy, so his singing ain't too shabby.

Mosimann's energetic live performances, across Europe, Russia and the US, have taken up much of his year. He also released 'All Alone', with fellow singing coach on The Voice Belgique (A Belgian TV talent show), Tara McDonald.

"It was an awesome year," says Mosimann. "I played worldwide, I met different crowds from countries all over. Each set was a new experience and it allowed me to improve as a performer and as a producer."

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