Stalks & Talks

Netherlands: A Production Line for Top DJs

It is a well known fact that Netherlands is the motherland for some of the biggest DJs that have seen the light of day. It’s not happened by accident, that there’s a saying: it isn’t much if it isn’t Dutch. And of course it’s not exactly true, good music is produced and played all around […]

The Official Global DJ Rankings’ statistics: Age

Have you ever stopped to think how long guys like Guetta and Tiesto have been around? Maybe you’ve wondered how old you have to be to DJ or when it’s too late to play music in clubs and festivals? Well, now there’s a really good source for drawing conclusions. DJ Statistics in The Official Global […]

Marvelous DJ Madeon – Youngest on The Official Global DJ Rankins top 1000

Known by his stage name Madeon, Hugo Pierre Leclercq is only 18 years old! That makes him the youngest DJ in the top 1000 of The Official Global DJ Rankings. While the music prodigy was born in the spring of ’94, he currently finds himself on the 94th spot in the rankings. You can’t even […]

Ageless Grandmaster Flash, oldest DJ in The Official Global DJ Rankings Top 1000

Joseph Saddler a.k.a. Grandmaster Flash may be the oldest DJ (born 01.01.1958) in the top 1000 of The Official Global DJ Rankings, but that doesn’t mean he’s outdated. You can’t write off the veteran DJ, as he’s on a remarkably high 985th position in The Official Global DJ Rankings.  In 2007, Grandmaster Flash & the […]

No more Skrillex & Ellie Goulding

A trip to Splitsville for Ellie Goulding, one of the most appreciated female vocalists in pop music and Sonny Moore aka Skrillex, the superstar dubstep DJ/producer. After clicking in the start of the year, the couple, has decided to call it quits. The romance started when Ellie Goulding was sought out to record vocals for […]

Rusko handing out freebees

Rusko alias of Christopher Mercer came from a musical family and was bound to become a musician from day one. What he didn't account for is the drama sometimes involved with the profession of DJ/producer. In the first half of year 2012 Rusko declared his grievance somewhat politely at first: “Try and keep something under […]

Steve Aoki – a relentless entrepreneur

Steve Aoki  founded Dim Mak Records when he was 19, back in 1996. Right away he started to support an eclectic roster of artists. One of the success stories is Bloc party, which was found in 2003. After that they started giving out Bloc Party remixes and hosting Dim Mak label parties in LA. Remixing […]

Armin van Buuren in a constant State of Trance

Armin van Buuren toured the globe to celebrate 11th birthday and 550th episode of his beloved radio show 'A State of Trance' in March and in five years perspective hopes to have his own 24/7 radio station with nothing but the best in trance and progressive. No wonder as the guy reached 2nd place in […]

Tiesto transcending music genres

World famous DJ Tiësto is a performer that has transcended musical genres. His achievements include a Grammy nomination, numerous MTV awards, and performing at the opening ceremony of the 2004 Athens Olympic Games to an audience of billions. He has a globally syndicated Club Life radio show and a Club Life iTunes artist podcast and […]

Swedish House Mafia – Dream team of house

Swedish House Mafia is a house music group consisting of three extremely popular DJ’s and producers – Axwell, Steve Angello and Sebastian Ingrosso. Officially formed in 2008 and released their first major single “One (Your Name)” in 2010, Swedish House Mafia was ranked to the 2nd place in the ‘DJ Magazines Top 100’ 2011. In […]

Paul van Dyk played house before it was cool

For the Forbes Magazine gave a short interview Matthias Paul, better known as DJ Paul van Dyk. He is a German Grammy Award-winning DJ, musician and record producer. He was one of the first artists to receive a Grammy nomination in the newly added category of Best Dance/Electronic album for his 2004 release Reflections. He […]

Kaskade – Unleashed freak of house

Kaskade aka Ryan Raddon is as big as they come. He’s released 7 studio albums, with the latest ‘Fire &Ice’ scoring 9 top 10 hits on the Billboard’s Hot Dance Airplay chart. He had a record-breaking tour called Freaks Of Nature with 70+ North-American shows in just over 3 months. This isn’t that unusual for […]