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Position: 
22

Questions Top100 DJs 2012 - admin - 2015-06-30 17:21

Style: 
An eclectic mix of house and trance.
Best known for: 
The variety of my productions and my DJ style.
Tune of the year: 
Ferry Corsten feat Betsie Larkin 'Not Coming Down'
Breakthrough DJ/Producer of 2012: 
Shogun
If you were a superhero, what would your superpower be: 
Time travelling. Then I could beam people back to their most favourite night ever.
Should you play to the crowd or for yourself: 
You should do both. Keeping the crowd happy is as important as experimenting with music and playing new stuff for yourself.
What does EDM mean to you: 
Endless dimensional music.
Should celebrities be DJs: 
If they do it for the right reasons and not just because it's the in thing now, then sure, why not?
Have you ever been thrown off the decks: 
Nope, never!
Are you a DJ if you don't beat match: 
You can still call yourself a DJ if you don't beat match. In the end it's all about the music.
Where's the next dance music capital: 
Somewhere in the US.

"This year has mostly been taken up with the release of my latest album 'WKND'," says superstar Dutch DJ Ferry Corsten.

"I've been focusing on all the singles that have come from the album." But it's not all been about studio antics. "I've been all over the world DJing this year," he says. "I still love doing it so much." The thing that makes Ferry's career keep heading to the ascendant is his unquenchable desire for what's coming next. "What really excites me about dance music today is the blend of genres," says Ferry. "I love digging out tracks that make use of elements from any genre. I think it's where the lines blur that things get really interesting."

Tucked under the 38-year-old's belt are a string of awards, accolades, blistering dance music hits and epic gigs. And, as the year comes to a close, we're still getting releases and fresh mixes of previously-released cuts from 'WKND'. But, in classic Ferry style, he's onto the next thing. "I've been doing a lot of collaborations and remixes recently," he signs off.

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