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

Style: 
Hardcore techno
Best known for: 
'Raise Your Fist'
Tune of the year: 
Angerfist & Outblast feat MC Tha Watcher 'Catastrophe'
Breakthrough DJ/Producer of 2012: 
Miss K8
If you were a superhero, what would your superpower be: 
The ability to shoot rum from my wrists like Spiderman shoots webs, so I can turn any Coke into a rum and Coke.
Should you play to the crowd or for yourself: 
You should present your own vision and definition of what music should sound like. But you gain the support of your fans by the sounds you shape and create.
What does EDM mean to you: 
It's the essential ingredient of my existence. I don't want to sound dramatic, but the noise I create and spread is because I simply must.
Should celebrities be DJs: 
I'm the last guy on Earth that will tell other people what they should or should not do.
Have you ever been thrown off the decks: 
No. But does jumping off stages and ON people also count?
Are you a DJ if you don't beat match: 
It all depends on the definition of 'DJing', in my opinion
Where's the next dance music capital: 
Tell me and I'll be there! The goal is to take over the world, and the benefit from that is that all cities will be dance capitals eventually!

In terms of Dutch hardcore, it doesn't get much hardcore-r than leading exponent Angerfist, mixing techno with gabber, euphoria, industrial and straight-up hardstyle, accompanied by MC Prozac's dark stylings.

"I have been doing all year what I would dream of, if I was not," says Angerfist of 2012. This included touring Asia and the Americas in support of 2011's 'Retaliate' album, and releasing the "more experimental", demonically breakcore-ish 'Buckle Up And Kill' EP. It has also been "the year of anthems" for Angerfist, collaborating on official tracks for Dominator Festival (Netherlands) and Syndicate (Germany).

Finally, does Angerfist think he deserves his nickname, 'The King Of Hardcore'? "Although I am honoured, I can tell you there is nothing royal about me! I do sleep in a king-size bed, though." There you have it.

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