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Questions Top100 DJs 2012 - admin - 2015-06-30 17:10

Progressive trance and house.
Best known for: 
'Piercing The Quiet'
Tune of the year: 
Zedd 'Spectrum' or Tritonal 'Still With Me'
Breakthrough DJ/Producer of 2012: 
Seven Lions
If you were a superhero, what would your superpower be: 
Chad: "The selfless part of me would want to be able to cure disease and heal millions of people around the world. The selfish part would like to be able to fly and live forever!" Dave: "Anything I touch, I would immediately know how to use and what it's for."
Should you play to the crowd or for yourself: 
Both. It takes two to tango, baby!
What does EDM mean to you: 
Everything! It's my life, and I embrace it completely!
Should celebrities be DJs: 
If you have talent and passion, I say yes. If there are other motives, maybe not.
Have you ever been thrown off the decks: 
Not to date!
Are you a DJ if you don't beat match: 
Although we still beat match records on CDJs, there's so much more to DJing that just beat matching records!
Where's the next dance music capital: 
I'd say LA, Vegas or Miami.

The Tritonal hitlist for 2012? A whopping six No.1 singles on the Beatport trance chart, their epic 'Piercing The Quiet: Remixed' double-disc compilation, plus gigs everywhere from ASOT 550 in Holland, to Creamfields in Australia and Tomorrowland in Belgium - not to mention Ultra Music Festival and Electric Daisy Carnival, in their newly EDM-invigorated home country of the US.

"We've accomplished and surpassed so many of our long-term goals in such a short period of time and feel so blessed," say the Texan duo of Chad Cisneros and Dave Reed.

"It's amazing to see that as we've gained momentum, so has the US. Right now, many of our favourite festivals and clubs are literally a two-hour flight from home, so it makes things really easy." The pair have been so prolific in the studio that their sets now consist of 75% Tritonal tracks, and they've wholeheartedly embraced the more adventurous side of the trance sound. "We began incorporating influences from electro and house in our tracks a long time ago