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Questions Top100 DJs 2008 - admin - 2015-06-30 17:24

Style: 
Trance is the widest description of our sound but we also do a lot of chill-out/ambient stuff so we're very open-minded.
Best known for: 
Uplifting DJ sets that rock the crowd and move the people.
Tune of the year: 
Audionatica 'Fruehlingserwachen' (E-Junkies Recordings)
Producer of 2008: 
Sied van Riel
First record you ever brought: 
Piet: Kim Wilde 'Kids in America' Jaspa: Umberto Tozzi 'Gloria'
Weirdest thing you've seen all year: 
We see strange and beautiful things every single week!
Top gadget of 2008: 
Hercules DJ Control Remix - it allows us to be so much more creative in our DJ sets.
Your year in five words...: 
The album 'Logic of Pleasure'.
Most important thing you've learnt recently: 
We learned again and again to back-up our hard disks! When you are in the creative flow it's hard to remember these things — we are always losing files!

As well as wholeheartedly embracing digital technology to enhance their creativity behind the decks, veteran German trancers Piet Blank and Jaspa Jones have completed their latest studio album 'Logic of Pleasure. "We have been working on this album for three years," reveals Jaspa, "so it is a great feeling to see it released." The pair have also been busy maintaining their global fan-base with a hectic worldwide DJ schedule, including a highlight gig at Seoul's Next Floor festival. "It was the biggest outdoor event we have ever played," says Jaspa. "We were there with Pendulum and Hybrid," recalls Piet. "It was pouring down with rain so we had to keep all the equipment covered up, but it was the most amazing experience!" Next year the duo celebrate 10 years since the career defining 'Cream' smashed clubland and propelled Blank & Jones into the UK charts. Watch out for a big celebratory announcement in 2009.

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