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Position: 
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Questions Top100 DJs 2010 - admin - 2015-06-30 17:29

Style: 
House
Best known for: 
Touring my ass off, making lots of bootlegs/edits for my DJ sets
Tune of the year: 
Swedish House Mafia 'One'
Gig of 2010: 
Electric Daisy Carnival, Coachella and Ultra Music Festival were all amazing
Breakthrough DJ/Producer of 2010: 
AN21 & Max Vangeli.
Best new club visited this year: 
Avalon, Los Angeles
Favourite non-dance album of 2010: 
Ruben Haze 'One Way Ticket'
Essential three suitcase tour items: 
MacbookPro, Blackberry, SD cards
Which actor would play you in a film of your life: 
Johnny Depp
Best thing about being a DJ: 
Putting smiles on people's faces
Best end-of-the-night tune: 
Stardust 'Music Sounds Better With You'. Still such a classic and the reason why I fell in love with house music

Born in Croatia before relocating to Australia, Dragan Roganovic AKA Dirty South has become a highly sought-out remixer for big hitters including U2, Depeche Mode, Snoop Dogg and David Guetta. Now, though, it seems he's on the move once again. "It was my first time playing at Avalon in Los Angeles. I loved it so much I'm going to start a residency there and also move to LA," excites Dragan who, also his year, has played to his biggest crowd yet - no less than 80, 000 people at Coachella, California, back in April. 2010 has also been a year in which Dirty South has taken his on-the-fly live and improvisational gigs (which include all manner of house mash-ups and signature edits) to all corners of the globe; has been nominated for a Grammy and has continued his good work in the studio. Said work has included a remix (alongside his good friend Sebastian Ingrosso) of a track 'Silvia' by the hotly tipped Miike Snow, as well as plenty more. "This year has been amazing for me. Lots of touring, some studio work in-between the hectic travels and I got to finally launch my record label, Phazing, with a new single I have recently managed to finish." Always keen to evolve and improve, Dirty South has big plans for 2011 including an album, some top-secret collaborations and the continued development of his label.

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