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Questions Top100 DJs 2011 - admin - 2015-06-30 17:08

Progressive house/progressive trance
Best known for: 
My tracks 'Around the World', 'Kate', and a remix of Ferry Corsten's 'Punk
Tune of the year: 
Axwell 'Heart Is The King'
Breakthrough DJ/Producer of 2011: 
What's the future of DJing: 
More performance like video, lights and playing music live - it's becoming more popular each day
Favourite app: 
Melodyne - you can do whatever you want with the vocal.
Discovery of the year: 
My girlfriend! I can spend every day with her and it's always different.
Rediscovery of the year: 
Orbital 'Halcyon', a track that will always stick in my head.
Awkward Moment: 
Thank God there aren't any awkward moments this year that I still keep in mind.
Style or substance: 
Substance, for sure.
Pet Hate: 
My cat hates closed doors in my home and hates to be alone
The Top 100 throws up many familiar faces but the supersonic rise of Russian artist Arty, who barely looks legal to be allowed in a club, let alone play to thousands around the world, demonstrates that fresh talent does make its way into the top echelons. “I didn't expect that this year would be much bigger in terms of shows or how well my tracks did,” he says happily when we congratulate him on the news that he's raced up the list. “It's been wonderful.” With his single 'Around The World' supported by Guetta and licenced to a forthcoming Swedish House Mafia compilation, Axwell's Axtone label has just signed a release, while his collaboration with fellow Anjunabeats youth Mat Zo, 'Rebound', (“We're working on two or three tracks”, Arty reveals, one of which is forthcoming on 'Anjunabeats Volume 9') appeared on his first major DJ mix for the 'Anjunabeats Worldwide 03' compilation. “For me the result isn't so important,” he concludes philosophically, “it just shows me that people like my music. I see the smiling faces at the front of my gigs, so thank you all for your support.”