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Best known for:
Tune of the year:
First Of The Year' by Skrillex
Breakthrough DJ/Producer of 2011:
Zedd, a young producer from Germany.
What's the future of DJing:
Just becoming bigger and better. We're here to stay
FlightTrack. It tells you the gate numbers before anyone else, how many seats on the plane… if you miss your flight, it tells you how to redirect. Everything.
Discovery of the year:
Masterchef. The Israeli version. We're massive foodies
Rediscovery of the year:
Bust A Move', Infected Mushroom. An old track of ours. We've been putting it on again, and it's sounding great.
Fighting against two women in a wrestling arena in Argentina shooting our last video. The crowd was all girls watching us get beaten. Very awkward
Style or substance:
Style, because you have to have a style of your own.
Squirrels. They drive me insane. They throw stuff at my dog and they eat my lawn
Infected Mushroom, aka Erez Eisen and Amit Duvdevani, had something of an epiphanic show this year, among the most important of their careers. The Israeli production duo were invited personally by the mayor of Jerusalem to play an unheard-of gig in the ancient city. The LA residents, though originally from Haifa in the north, could not refuse. “We didn't know what to expect, but it drew 14,000 people, religious and non-religious, all jumping in one place,” says Amit. “Hopefully it will now be a tradition in Jerusalem, and we can bring some international acts with us to show them how it is. We do shows in Tel Aviv and Haifa, but to do it in this holy city, it was so special.” As if that wasn't enough, they're flipping their style for their next album, due out early next year. The last saw them flirting with heavy metal, but this time, it's pure electronic, taking in dubstep, electro and drum & bass along with their trademark psy-trance. “We've always liked to experiment, and we like some of the artists that are bringing dubstep to the dancefloor,” he says, citing US star Skrillex as a producer to have blown them away this year. “So we thought, 'let's give it a go'.” And why not?