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Questions Top100 DJs 2012 - admin - 2015-06-30 17:24

Best known for: 
Being the brother of Steve Angello
Tune of the year: 
Steve Angello & Third Party 'Lights'
Breakthrough DJ/Producer of 2012: 
Third Party
If you were a superhero, what would your superpower be: 
If I could teleport myself to all the shows, I'd be able to do double-ups every night!
Should you play to the crowd or for yourself: 
I always try to tell what the crowd needs, and control them. But sometimes I throw something really crazy in just to see how they react.
What does EDM mean to you: 
It's so hard to tell these days, I think there's a bit of EDM in everything. Even in my mum's cooking.
Should celebrities be DJs: 
I think they should be focusing on what they actually can do
Have you ever been thrown off the decks: 
I've been thrown off the decks by both cops and the military!
Are you a DJ if you don't beat match: 
With today's technology it's so easy to beat match, it's almost like cheating. So I think the DJs should put their energy and time into doing something more creative instead.
Where's the next dance music capital: 
If anything can bring more DJs than Miami, it's got to be Las Vegas. But who knows? Maybe we can all go to Mars one day?

Antoine Joseffson is Steve Angello's brother (Angello also has Joseffson in his name), and although he says that's what he's probably best known for, it's as AN21 that he's been making waves in international house music circles.

Ever since he used to jump on his older brother's decks, Antoine has caught the house music bug and he's now a key figure in the Size Records clan alongside his brother and Max Vangeli, Third Party and Tim Mason.

With his brother winding up titanic triumvirate Swedish House Mafia at the end of this year to devote more time to Size Records matters, expect to see even more of AN21 at various festivals next year, where the label will be hosting arenas themselves. "Finishing my 'People Of The Night' album with Max Vangeli was definitely the highlight of my year," says the house jock, who named his album after the collaboration with Tiësto that appears on the long-player. "It took us two years to finalise everything, but it was worth it. The day it got released was the day my dream came true."