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Position: 
50

Questions Top100 DJs 2009 - admin - 2015-06-30 17:28

Style: 
Diverse
Best known for: 
My productions.
Tune of the year: 
Marco V 'Unprepared' (In Charge)
Gig of 2009: 
Every In Charge party.
Breakthrough DJ/Producer of 2009: 
Sultan and Ned Shepard.
The track that changed your life: 
My own tracks 'Simulated' and 'Godd'. They made my international DJ career possible."
What makes a good DJ great: 
"You have to play what the crowd likes without being cheesy and be prepared to stick to your own style of music.
Most underrated DJ: 
Benjamin Bates
Biggest challenge this year: 
I moved house this year and created my perfect dream studio space - now I find it hard to come out of there!
Top tech toy: 
The Pioneer DVJs have been a great addition to my set-up.

To say that Marco V has been prolific this year would be something of an understatement. The veteran Dutch DJ/producer has released eight singles on his In Charge label that join the dots between energetic trance, big room techno and electro. He also released his 'Propaganda' album. And although he's one of the world's most popular spinners, Marco says that his favourite event this year was Mysteryland in Holland. "Go and see yourself next year," he says. While he says that his DJ sound is slower than before, Marco firmly believes that "it's definitely got the same energy as it's always had". He also sees the role of the DJ changing and feels that the boundaries will continue to blur between producer and performer. "In five years' time, everyone is going to be DJing with Ableton or something similar," he predicts. "The whole DJ/producer thing is going to be much bigger in the future. You cannot get away anymore with playing other people's records and becoming the hero DJ - you have to make your own now," he advises. Taking his own advice to heart, 2010 will see Marco release the second instalment of the 'Propaganda' album series on In Charge.

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