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Questions Top100 DJs 2012 - admin - 2015-06-30 17:22

Style: 
(Raw) hardstyle
Best known for: 
My collection of caps
Tune of the year: 
Zatox 'My Life', that track is special to me - you can imagine why.
If you were a superhero, what would your superpower be: 
For some reason people sometimes announce me as the 'Italian Stallion'. As long as I can fly I'm fine with any superpower; it'll save me so much time if I don't have to step on planes all the time.
Should you play to the crowd or for yourself: 
You can't play for the crowd; they come to be guided by you. I've followed my own heart for so long and it brought me here. Still, I make a lot of edits after I see people react to a certain part of a track; why not play that part again, or harder?!
What does EDM mean to you: 
That is American English for 'Dance Music'.
Should celebrities be DJs: 
No! I don't want to see paparazzi shots in the newspaper every time I wear the wrong shirt.
Have you ever been thrown off the decks: 
Does that happen?
Are you a DJ if you don't beat match: 
Sure; just a lousy one.
Where's the next dance music capital: 
It will still be Amsterdam for another couple of years. A lot of other cities just pay tons of money to fly headliners over, but that does not make you the capital.

Having smashed his way into the chart last year, Italian hardstyle DJ, Zatox, has again pummeled his way into the Top 100. Having showcased his unrelenting, electrifying sound on his 'My Life', 'Winter' and 'Fuck You Up' singles, Zatox says his year has been "Hectic! The past 12 months have been one big, crazy story". Holidaying in and touring Australia was a high point.

"It was incredible to see such beautiful nature and the country itself makes you feel at peace," he says, but his biggest highlight of 2012 was imminent when we spoke to him.

"I am hosting a stage at the annual Thrillogy event by b2s. I will have thousands of people coming to see me and the guests I have invited; how's that for anticipation?"

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