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The Thrillseekers
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Position: 
45

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

Style: 
Trance and progressive
Best known for: 
My 'NightMusic' compilation series.
Tune of the year: 
Sean Tyas & Simon Patterson 'Something's Up' (Spinning)
Producer of 2008: 
Martin Roth
First record you ever brought: 
Musical Youth 'The Youth of Today'
Weirdest thing you've seen all year: 
I've got this amazing pineapple slicer in my kitchen. It cores the fruit, cuts off the skin and slices it all in one go!
Top gadget of 2008: 
Weirdest thing you've seen all year? I was caught in the middle of Buenos Aries' first snowstorm in over 100 years. Three generations of people were outside looking up in awe!
Your year in five words...: 
Grey Goose and coke cocktails.
Most important thing you've learnt recently: 
How to blag me and my mates into any club for free. All I need is my record bag and we walk straight in — no questions asked!

It's been another strong year for The Thrillseekers, otherwise known as Steve Helstrip. His 'NightMusic' compilation series has spawned a third volume and the new artist album is written and ready to break out of the studio. Something of a veteran of the UK trance scene, Steve is excited after a year that has seen a return to high quality trance music. "This year has honestly been one of the best that I can remember," he enthuses. "I know people always say that in these interviews, but I genuinely believe that things are really healthy right now. When I DJ I can easily find two hours of brand new quality trance music to play. That didn't happen last year. I was always having to fill things out with tech or progressive tunes." This new wealth of good quality music served Steve well on recent trip to South America where he had an opportunity to play a rare extended set. "I was playing at a club in Buenos Aries called Big One," recalls the 'Synaesthesia' man. "I was a bit concerned because it was Sunday night and I wasn't sure what kind of crowd I'd have. But the place was rammed and I got to play for seven hours! The crowd out there were unbelievable and to play such a long set was a real highlight for me."

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