Thursday, November 17, 2011

Top 10DJs IN THE WORLD 2011-2012

David GuettaDavid Guetta
When we track down David Guetta in Paris, he's already been told by his manager about his Top 100 victory. "I'm very happy of course, I was thinking it was going to be impossible for an...
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Armin van BuurenArmin van Buuren
Dutch powerhouse DJ/producer and scene leader extraordinaire Armin van Buuren has historically been the highest performer in the Top 100 poll, holding onto the No.1 spot for an unpreceden...
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TiëstoTiësto
He won DJmag's Top 100 DJs poll three times in the early noughties (2002-4), but if anything, Tijs Verwest aka Tiësto is bigger than ever now. "The whole year has been one amazing highli...
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Deadmau5Deadmau5
Deadmau5 holds steady at No.4 in the poll this year, despite not campaigning whatsoever (and moaning on Twitter about others who did). But is it right that he appears at all? As he mentio...
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Above & BeyondAbove & Beyond
For Paavo Siljamäki, Jono Grant and Tony McGuinness, 2011 has been all about 'Group Therapy'. Which, of course, was the name of their second album (or third if you count 'Sirens Of The Se...
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Non Mover
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AviciiAvicii
One of the big success stories of the last couple of years in dance music has been the unstoppable rise of Avicii. The Swedish house star may not be part of any mafia, but he is certainly...
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AfrojackAfrojack
“Of course, it's been a fucking great year!” says Afrojack, aka Dutch producer Nick Van de Wall. “I think we can all agree on that! I mean, 'Take Over Control' started out as a dance trac...
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Dash BerlinDash Berlin
While the past few years have seen the polished productions of Dash Berlin take centre stage after the release of 'The New Daylight' album, the past 12 months have seen DJing become the f...
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Markus SchulzMarkus Schulz
There's a whole greased-up machine behind the workings of a DJ like Markus Schulz, but thankfully it's not changed him one little bit. “It's always an honour and I always say it's the f...
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Swedish House MafiaSwedish House Mafia
The notion of the 'supergroup' belongs with kaftans and interesting tricks with Mars bars in the antediluvian annals of rock music. Sure, there have been stellar studio-bound collaboratio...
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