As successful DJ's, these men and women really know how to portray their unique sense of style to the public and have created a distinctive image for themselves. A lot of these DJs agree that especially with the competitive nature of the field today, a one-of-a-kind style is everything and making sure you stand out from the crowd is key. Take a look at these popular Dj's that are making a statement with their fashion.
Nicknamed the ‘Voice Belgique’ (the Voice of Belgium), Quentin Mosimann is making a name for himself internationally as one of the few existing DJ-singers. Known for his use of various instruments and his wild and unpredictable performances, Quentin sat down with Joonbug at the Perry Hotel in South Beach to talk about his favorite names in music, his beginnings as a jazz singer, and his current international tour.
You’re probably best known for your success in the French reality TV show, Star Academy France. What were you doing before the show?
Following the recent release of his third full-length album, In The Air, Morgan Page has accomplished much to be proud of in the last couple of months. In addition to a widely successful album tour, a performance with Calvin Harris at Coachella that garnered rave reviews, and the release of a #1 hit on Billboard’s Hot Dance Airplay chart (Morgan’s track, In The Air, remained in the Top 10 for 25 weeks), the American progressive house producer just recently announced a new residency for 2012 at Las Vegas’ lucrative nightclub XS.
A two-time Grammy recipient, Morgan has earned musical support from artists like Sasha, Dany Tenaglia, John Digweed and Deep Dish. We got to catch up with him as he prepared his weekly radio show for Sirius XM.
When they're not performing as the electro-bass dynamo Hot Pink Delorean, DJ's and producers Matt Simmers, Chris Barlow and Jon Spero are better known for their bass music hits as Terravita. Having produced tracks that have topped music charts on Beatport (their remix of Tremourz and J. Rabbit's "Sexy Party" held the #1 spot on the D'n'B chart for over a month), Terravita has earned the support of artists such as Bassnectar, Datsik and Borgore.
We got to catch up with Jon and Chris before a performance at Gainesville's Spannk nightclub about their love for D'n'B, the evolution of electronic music and the surrounding culture that has emerged
With great music comes great responsibility—to throw equally explicit fiestas! Miami’s Ultra Music Fest (March 23rd-25th) is the upper echelon of EDM musical events; commandeering the city in one awesome sweep of bass, illicit paraphernalia, and righteous tuneage! Headlined by the maestros of the scene—Tiesto, Skrillex, Avicii, Afrojack, Benny Benassi, and David Guetta (to name but a few)—Ultra Music fest is the one stop shop for musical nirvana.
For those in the market for a riotous night of luscious tunes and debacherous endeavors, look no further than Amnesia’s “Weekly Magic Circus Party." This week’s installment features prominent, Aria-Award Nominated DJ Tommy Trash spinning hot fire that’s destined to incite boundless pleasure in the aural orifices. Reigning electro dance authority in his native Australia, this recent import has set his sights on global domination one venue at a time—seize the chance to be a part of the movement!
Musings have run rampant the past few days concerning the potential unveiling of EDCNYC (Electric Daisy Carnival). Preliminary sources are claiming the fest is indeed stopping our way the weekend of May 18th. Metlife Stadium (New Jersey) is the supposed staging ground for the three day cacophony of electro/dub madness.
If last year’s line-up is any indication, electro posterboys David Guetta and Skrillex could potentially grace the stage once again. EDC typically amasses a crowd over a 100k strong, so come May, the bass drops could potentially be reverberating through us all.
Only time shall tell, but an official announcement seems imminent—as the proposed date is less than 3 months away!
This Just In: Goldfrapp is set to release their new album 'The Singles' on February 7th, 2012 under the Astralwerks label. The Singles, is the band's first compilation, best described as fusing the "electronic balladry of the Mercury-nominated debut album Felt Mountain, the distorted-dancefloor follow-up Black Cherry, the glitterball glamour of the Grammy nominated, worldwide million selling dance pop of Supernature, the critically acclaimed electro-folk of Seventh Tree and last year’s Grammy nominated album, the hands-in-the-air, retro-futuristic Head First."
(Photo courtesy of The D.O.T.'s Facebook Page)
Following the announcement earlier this year that he would no longer make music under the moniker, “The Streets,” there was reason to wonder what Mike Skinner would do next. Creative forces like Skinner don’t just ride off into the sunset and disappear. The answer arrived this week in the form of The D.O.T., Skinner’s new project with Rob Harvey, formerly of The Music.
Although The D.O.T. started uploading videos to YouTube back in August, news of the group’s formation slipped beneath the radar until Skinner released a statement to The Guradian on Monday. Skinner described the project to The Guardian as follows: "It's like one of those buddy movies from the 80s where the dream is impossible until they both make each other see things in themselves that they previously didn't know." Skinner did not reveal what the acronym "D.O.T." stands for.
Labor Day: Grilled chicken, hamburgers, tofu (you got all the bases covered).
All that's left is the question: who's supplying the music?
Hey, the aptly named Labor Day implies an utter break from work (let your kid man the grill for once) while you ... oh, hell, forget the BBQ and just head to Vegas!
In less than three weeks, DJ Reza will attract quite the crowd to Sin City. Founder of the GoVentures team (the masterminds behind Love Festival and Monster Massive) DJ Reza makes the party, spinning that progressive house sound, complete with soaring ascensions and electro breakdowns. And of course, a much-loved cheesey vocal here and there. His diverse DJing sound puts spontaneity in the party atmopshere and works in perfect pairing with the crowd's energy.