DJ style: Big room house/EDM
Swedish House Mafia are back! If you’ve managed to miss that fact over the course of 2018: where exactly have you been? After months of rumours, denials, speculation, mysterious posters, more rumours, social media purges, confirmations and, yes, even more rumours, Swedish House Mafia took to the stage at Ultra Music Festival in Miami with a show that was streamed worldwide, five years after disbanding in 2013. Following the event, they stated, simply, “it was time”, and have since confirmed a 2019 world tour is set to be announced.
The trio — made up of Steve Angello, Axwell and Sebastian Ingrosso — have also revealed they are to put their separate projects on ice to focus on Swedish House Mafia next year. After it was rumoured that they dropped two new tracks at their Ultra reunion show in March, the only thing that remains to be seen is when the new music the trio have since confirmed they have been busy in the studio working on will be released.
As it is, from just that one show, the guys have leapt back into the Top 100 DJs poll — demonstrating just what a powerful brand SHM is.
Words: ROB MCCALLUM