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Ricky Stone
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Position: 
68

Questions Top100 DJs 2007 - admin - 2015-06-30 17:27

Style: 
Progressive
Best known for: 
Conquering Asia and now beyond.
Tune of the year: 
'Moan' by Trentemøller. It's a great track with great vocals.
Producer of 2007: 
Deadmau5 have had a great year.
Breakthrough DJ/Producer of 2007: 
Jason F, a Hong-Kong DJ who is really talented, and Neon Stereo, a producer from Sydney.
Your musical inspiration: 
Kraftwerk. They got me interested in electronic music at a young age and led me to listen to stuff like early Warp Records.
Best festival on the planet: 
The early years of Loveparade.
Best bit of kit: 
The Pioneer DJM800 mixer. I have had such a great time with it these past 12 months on tour. Looking forward to taking the new 700 out and about next year.
What tune makes you cry: 
Anything by The Backstreet Boys.
Naughtiest thing you've done this year: 
The naughtiest is probably the one I can't say here. My Mum reads this!

"Since last year's Top 100 results, I've hardly been in Hong Kong," says Ricky Stone, the Sheffield-born DJ who's been making big waves in China since moving there in 2005. "I've been touring for the last 12 months."

In between travelling across America, Asia and Europe, Ricky has set up new label, 852 Recordings, and had releases on labels like Cr2. His DJ talents grace the latest instalment of the 'Bar Grooves' compilation series and he continues to run his fortnightly radio show, Sounds of the Orient.
"I also did a gig for Formula One to 10,000 people on the Great Wall of China last week," he adds.

Back home in Hong-Kong, Ricky's been plastered across the papers.
"The South China Morning Paper has been running a campaign for me for seven weeks," he says. "We've had a lot of votes so I'm interested to know whether I'm higher or lower than last year!"

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