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Questions Top100 DJs 2012 - admin - 2015-06-30 17:19

Best known for: 
'Spacer', 'Discorecord', 'Dream Dust', 'Symbols' and my long arms!
Tune of the year: 
Noisecontrollers 'Break The Show'. Love the build-up and melody, and it sounds just so awesome! Great!
Breakthrough DJ/Producer of 2012: 
Headhunterz, as he took being on the top to a new level.
If you were a superhero, what would your superpower be: 
I already feel like a superhero for having so many people like my music!
Should you play to the crowd or for yourself: 
I would definitely play for the crowd. I'm addicted to the energy I receive back from the crowd when I play my tunes, and everyone goes wild on it!
What does EDM mean to you: 
As you can figure, it means the world to me. I spend every day in the studio and every weekend in clubs.
Should celebrities be DJs: 
Well, if they happen to be good producers, why not? If they only use their fame to play a record, I think they should stay on the other side of the decks.
Have you ever been thrown off the decks: 
No, but someone threw a full bottle of water at my head at Defcon.1 Australia. I don't know why but I kept playing and everyone loved me for it!
Are you a DJ if you don't beat match: 
Sure! Beat matching is easier nowadays with technology. But if my crowd goes crazy it's because I play the right tracks at the right time, that's what DJing is all about. Anyone can make tracks run sync.
Where's the next dance music capital: 
I don't know! I think we woke Las Vegas up with hardstyle at EDC.

Barry Drooger's irrepressible enthusiasm has seen him take his love of hardstyle around the planet.

"This year I've seen Las Vegas for the first time!" he exclaims when asked by DJ Mag to name some highlights of the year, also mentioning "