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Questions Top100 DJs 2007 - admin - 2015-06-30 17:20

Style: 
Techno based but quite mixed-up.
Best known for: 
Being an electro pin-up boy.
Tune of the year: 
LCD Soundsystem 'Get Innocuous (Soulwax Remix)'
Producer of 2007: 
Duke Dumont
Breakthrough DJ/Producer of 2007: 
Matt Walsh
Your musical inspiration: 
Today it's Aphex Twin and DAF.
Best festival on the planet: 
Sonar is always good.
Best bit of kit: 
It's still a Roland 808. I never get bored of it; it's locked in some primitive part of my brain.
What tune makes you cry: 
There's a Kate Bush song called 'Under the Ivy' that makes me a bit teary.
Naughtiest thing you've done this year: 
I haven't done a single naughty thing all year.

Tiga's been rinsing out dancefloors everywhere this year. It's been a busy time indeed for the self-styled electro pin-up boy.
"There's been a lot of touring, a lot of airports, a lot of gigging and not as much studio work as I would like," Tiga explains. "I did shows in Budapest and Munich that were incredible. I guess lots of it's been great, but I just have no memory, it's all been erased," he smirks.

The biggest impact the Canadian has made this year, though, is with his massive production alongside Zombie Nation, 'Lower State of Consciousness', under the ZZT moniker. Sounding like a malfunctioning fax machine set over twisted beats, it's one of the most bizarre and original tracks to smash a dancefloor in yonks.
"That's probably a highlight of the year, it was a lot of fun to make," admits Tiga.
He's also got a ton of new releases planned for his Turbo imprint, but for now, he's taking a break from DJing to concentrate on his forthcoming album.
"I've finished touring and DJing for the indefinite future. I have a few more shows in Japan, and a new show in South America. From now on I'm going to be working on my album, which will be out at the beginning of next year. It's time to start everything over - new studio work, new inspiration."

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