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Questions Top100 DJs 2008 - admin - 2015-06-30 17:22

Trance, progressive and electronic music.
Best known for: 
Never playing boring DJ sets.
Tune of the year: 
Every single track on my album 'Pure Devotion' (Euphonic).
Producer of 2008: 
Kyau & Albert. I was also excited about Stoneface and Terminal, there is no set of mine without their tracks.
First record you ever brought: 
Starlight 'Numero Uno' back in 1989 on BCM Records.
Weirdest thing you've seen all year: 
The chance to fly and the chance to play in Mongolia.
Top gadget of 2008: 
My hamster Elmo.
Your year in five words...: 
Busy, amazing, interesting, challenging, nice.
Most important thing you've learnt recently: 
That there could be a really awesome Batman movie!

With Euphonic - the label he signed to when his career kicked off - commemorating its 10th anniversary last year, East German trance DJ/producer Ronny Schneider, aka Ronski Speed, has had a lot to celebrate recently. And this year has seen him finish off his artist album. "It's been a great year," he says. "I could finally finish my artist album and I did a few nice remixes, like 'Daydream' for Markus Schulz and Andy Moor," Schneider explains. Schneider's also played gigs this year in countries he had never visited before, like the Dominican Republic, Argentina, Moldavia, Japan and Mongolia. But despite his hectic schedule, Ronny maintains that it's vital to remain grounded in reality. "I'm always trying to find the balance between playing and producing. And I try to stay at home one weekend a month for friends and family," he says. At the same time, he believes that travel is vital to his work as it plays a key role in developing musical ideas. "My style is always changing with new inspirations from my gigs, it keeps my style original and unique," he says. For the rest of 2008, Ronny plans to promote his album in more territories and release "a bunch of singles from it - many tracks have great potential".