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Showtek
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"Busy, hectic, phenomenal, like a rollercoaster, so amazing!" These are just some of the words that high-flying Dutch hardstyle duo Showtek aka brothers Wouter and Sjoerd Janssen use to describe 2010. Performing in the US, Canada, South Africa and Australia as well as their usual dates across Europe, they also cite Asia and particularly South Korea as the place that got switched onto the Showtek sound this year. "On New Year's, we played at Seoul, which was awesome. We're going to go back there by the end of this year," they say. Despite all the globetrotting, it is surprising that they also managed to release a string of singles on their own Dutch Master Works label. So how did they manage to balance touring and producing? "Luckily, we made time to spend some quality hours in our studio. Producing is like breathing, producing your own music gives you the international exposure you need as an artist. It also brings us all over the world and we try not to miss a single day. This summer, we even took extra time to produce instead of touring," they admit. Apart from releases on their own label, Showtek also have tracks on a new compilation, 'Fuck the System', released this month on Ministry Of Sound. With a new artist album due in 2011, expect Showtek to keep showing fans of high-octane hard dance a good time.