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Questions Top100 DJs 2008 - admin - 2015-06-30 17:25

Style: 
Electronic music with nice harmonies.
Best known for: 
Production and fortnightly podcasts.
Tune of the year: 
Glenn Morrison 'Circles (Cinnamon Flava)'
Producer of 2008: 
Josh Gallaghan
First record you ever brought: 
Either something by Jean Michel Jarre or Enigma.
Weirdest thing you've seen all year: 
It was my first time travelling without vinyl and CDs to gigs. I'm now playing with a new data medium!
Top gadget of 2008: 
The iPhone. There are opportunities to make beats on it. I'll try to use it as an instrument in the future.
Your year in five words...: 
Touring… studio... vacation… touring... studio.
Most important thing you've learnt recently: 
To be patient. This is very important.

Andre Tannenberger is flying the flag for future trance. While many still associate the DJ/producer with mega hit '9pm (Till I Come)', he's eager to stress that his style has expanded far beyond these parameters, subsuming new styles in the process. "If you listen to my style now, listen to the music, the style has changed," Tannenberger asserts. A prolific producer, with six albums of original material to his name, 2007's 'Trilogy' continued his run of hit records, and a new longplayer is due in spring 2009. His embrace of electro and rock elements has seen him win new fans all over. Just as likely to slip Nirvana's 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' into his set as the latest electro trance anthem, it's in the live arena that he truly comes to life. Indeed, this year's Global Gathering gig was particularly pivotal. "A highlight from earlier in the year was when I played Global Gathering in the UK. It was really great, it was kind of like a comeback," says Tannenberger. An Australian tour is planned for the end of the year and look out for new music soon.

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