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  • 2013 Top 50 - America's Best DJ
    4th Place Bassnectar By combining sound and force with weight the Bassnectar experience engulfs the senses The experience of Bassnectar is more visceral than auditory as the music sets any stage for an adventure without rules or limitations On Bassnectar s stage there is no hesitation in fusing the familiar with the strange or the classic with the cutting edge 5th Place Porter Robinson Porter Weston Robinson is an American electronic dance music producer and DJ from Chapel Hill North Carolina He primarily produces and DJs in the electro house genre Robinson began producing at the age of 13 using Sony ACID Pro emulating sounds he heard from video games especially the Japanese Dance Dance Revolution He later began producing hands up under the alias Ekowraith using FL Studio 6 Steve Aoki Steve Aoki the DJ Producer among many traits also founded his own label Dim Mak Records in 1996 The label has released music by other electro house artists such as Datsik Infected Mushroom Dada Life Zeds Dead his own collaboration with Tiesto MSTRKRFT The Bloody Beetroots Felix Cartal and Mustard Pimp as well as by Bloc Party Battles The Kills The Gossip Klaxons Scanners Whitey and Mystery Jets to name a few The label has released over 250 records so far 7 A Trak Very few DJs can jump from club sets to high profile festival performances to Kanye West s larger than life stadium shows with ease In today s DJ culture A Trak holds a truly unique place He and partner Nick Catchdubs founded America s most trendsetting new label Fool s Gold launching the careers of artists such as Kid Sister and Kid Cudi 8 Wolfgang Gartner Where Joey Youngman the one time party kid from San Luis Obispo CA and another time househead old soul has been electro house s dark work horse Weekend in America his debut full length for Ultra Music is Wolfgang Gartner becoming dance music s one man parallel universe outpacing electro house and outdoing himself 9 Z Trip Z Trip is not just a DJ He is more than a producer He is a musical pioneer And sits at the helm of the highest echelon of DJ royalty As a performer Z Trip is revered as one of the best live performance DJs in history by both fans and peers It s no surprise fans voted him America s Best D in 2009 beating out over 100 other DJ s in DJ Times highly acclaimed annual readers poll 10 DJ Vice While he s still a young man Vice is also an industry veteran approaching his 20 year mark The LA native discovered his passion for spinning records at the age of 12 when he bought his first turntables Like most musically precocious kids he came into that world by hearing and falling in love with what his older brother and older sister were playing I d borrow from my sister s collection of Air Supply Blondie Depeche Mode

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  • 2012 Top 50 - America's Best DJ
    Recently he collaborated with Canadian dubstepper Datsik additionally he s been serving as the tour DJ for rap legend LL Cool J 5th Place BT More than a major electronic DJ producer Brian Transeau is an accomplished composer for games and films like the Oscar winning Monster and an innovative software developer his portable remixing app Sonifi was developed through his company Sonik Architects In clubland he s created six artist albums including his latest These Hopeful Machines and he remains an in demand DJ and electronic artist 6 Porter Robinson This 19 year old talent has been touted by his peers read Tiësto Skrillex and Deadmau5 as one of the nu breed saviours of electronic music and having only experienced the limelight for just a few months his achievements paint the picture of a super bright future 7 Wolfgang Gartner I have to make something that s never been made before have to make the best thing that I ve ever done in my life otherwise it gets stagnant or worse says producer DJ Wolfgang Gartner Whether or not his progressively more maximilist take on electro house is your bag or not you have to respect his exponentially steep rise through the electro house ranks 8 A Trak From his astonishing early days as a DMC world champ by age 15 to his acclaimed DVD Sunglasses Is A Must to releasing 2007 s monumental Dirty South Dance mix Obey Montreal born and New York based DJ A Trak has consistently exceeded all expectations of a traditional DJ His greatest claims to fame are launching his own record label Fool s Gold Records and touring the world non stop as a solo artist and as Kanye West s DJ 9 Diplo Thomas Wesley Pentz born November 10 1978 better known

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  • 2011 Results - America's Best DJ
    of nowhere Skrillex aka Sonny Moore was EDM s American sensation in 2011 But his Scary Monsters Nice Sprites EP was everywhere After exhaustively touring America and finding new fans from ocean to ocean the LA based Skrillex was nominated for Grammy Awards and took home trophies in three categories Best Dance Electronica Album Best Dance Recording and Best Remixed Recording Non Classical For Skrillex it s just begun 3th Place Z Trip A previous America s Best DJ winner he took the title in 2009 Z Trip aka Zach Sciacca remains one of our most skilled turntablist artists He s rocked clubs all over the world done remixes released 5 full length albums a half dozen EPs and soundtrack music for film Recently he collaborated with Canadian dubstepper Datsik additionally he s been serving as the tour DJ for rap legend LL Cool J 4th Place BT More than a major electronic DJ producer Brian Transeau is an accomplished composer for games and films like the Oscar winning Monster and an innovative software developer his portable remixing app Sonifi was developed through his company Sonik Architects In clubland he s created six artist albums including his latest These Hopeful Machines and he remains an in demand DJ and electronic artist 5th Place Steve Aoki The party starts right here The LA based founder of the popular Dim Mak Records has taken his music to the world from Asia to Ibiza and America in between On his recent Wonderland album Aoki collaborated with such international stars as Afrojack Laidback Luke Nervo and LMFAO No doubt he ll be coming to your town soon 6 Diplo 7 Wolfgang Gartner 8 A Trak 9 Bassnectar 10 Designer Drugs 11 DJ Pauly D 12 Moby 13 Jazzy Jeff 14 LA Riots 15 DJ

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  • 2010 Results - America's Best DJ
    1 tracks on Beatport He s also been an in demand remixer for A list artists like Black Eyed Peas and lately his collaborations have gained plenty of attention Conscindo with Mark Knight and Animal Rights with Deadmau5 With a recent deal to join the Ultra Records fold the future s plenty bright 6 Jazzy Jeff DJ Jazzy Jeff Townes was born in West Philadelphia and developed a love of music at an early age Jeff was just 10 years old when he started spinning records at parties using his family s basement as a training ground for his expert mixing Since 1985 DJ Jazzy Jeff has wowed us with his flawless turntable skills innovative production and musical versatility From the success of DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince with partner Will Smith to the critical acclaim of his production company A Touch of Jazz Jeff proved time and time again that he would always be a force to be reckoned with 7 Steve Aoki The party starts right here The LA based founder of the popular Dim Mak Records has taken his music to the world from Asia to Ibiza and America in between On his recent Wonderland album Aoki collaborated with such international stars as Afrojack Laidback Luke Nervo and LMFAO No doubt he ll be coming to your town soon 8 DJ Pauly D Paul DJ Pauly D DelVecchio is recognized for his musical talent as well as his reality star status on MTV s highest rated show Jersey Shore which premiered in December 2009 Quickly a fan favorite MTV announced Pauly as the first cast member to receive his own spinoff 9 Roonie G Two time Club World Award Winner and 2008 nominee for America s Best DJ Roonie G controls the DJ booth with

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  • 2009 Results - America's Best DJ
    of the EDM scene as an original recording artist and in demand DJ for more than a decade He has released seven studio albums scored nine Top 10 hits on Billboard s Hot Dance Airplay Chart created chart topping remixes for everyone from Lady Gaga to Beyoncé appeared at all the major summer festivals and has performed between 150 and 200 headlining shows a year for the last 10 years building a name for himself as an innovator of the EDM scene as we know it today 5th Place Scotty Boy Voted one of the Top 10 DJ s in America the past few years by Pioneer DJ DJ Times Magazine and ranked in the Top 100 DJ s in the world on TheDJlist com DJ Scotty Boy is now putting his over 20 years of crowd rocking experience to work in the studio In 2009 Scotty Boy teamed up with Houston s DJ Red and the duo has released several tracks including 4am in Vegas Zombies On The Dancefloor What The Fuck Discoteka Wonderland Warface and Go Fuck Yourself just to name a few In 2011 Scotty Boy good friend Revolvr had a Billboard Dance Chart 1 hit with the remix of Luciana s I m Still Hot When not busy playing on the road Scotty Boy can be found at Marquee Las Vegas playing along side some of the biggest DJ s in the world For more info go to www ScottyBoy com 6 DJ Shadow Joshua Paul Josh Davis born June 29 1972 better known by his stage name DJ Shadow is an American music producer and DJ He is a prominent figure in the development of instrumental hip hop and first gained notice with the release of his highly acclaimed debut album Endtroducing He has an exceptionally large personal record collection with over 60 000 records He is the cousin of singer and guitarist Richie Kotzen 7 Danny Tenaglia The tale of Danny Tenaglia s love affair with music and the world s subsequent romance with him is one of the critical veins in the body of dance music He is every dancer s secret discovery a random purchase at the record store a reluctant night out that unexpectedly turned magic Explosive success came not behind a major label release or a world tour or a radio hit remix It happened when enough people had the private Tenaglia experience for themselves 8 Cedric Gervais Gervais was born in Marseille and was the youngest resident ever at Paris s Le Queen Club In 1998 he moved to America s South Beach Despite being only 15 years old when he left for Miami he soon held residencies at Crobar now Cameo and the famous Nikki Beach before taking over the Club Space Terrace His first single Burning was with Ultra Records In 2006 his debut album The Experiment featured the single Spirit in My Life also on Ultra Records His production credits include working with Lenny Kravitz Deep

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  • 2008 Results - America's Best DJ
    Scotty Boy teamed up with Houston s DJ Red and the duo has released several tracks including 4am in Vegas Zombies On The Dancefloor What The Fuck Discoteka Wonderland Warface and Go Fuck Yourself just to name a few In 2011 Scotty Boy good friend Revolvr had a Billboard Dance Chart 1 hit with the remix of Luciana s I m Still Hot When not busy playing on the road Scotty Boy can be found at Marquee Las Vegas playing along side some of the biggest DJ s in the world 6 Tommy Lee DJ Aero As DJs and producers Tommy Lee DJ Aero s sound is dirty filthy nasty electro house and since their musical tastes are not constrained to one genre the duo often veers into techno progressive breakbeat and even hip hop territory Today Tommy Lee and DJ Aero are essentially remixing music live on the fly when performing as DJs They re also creating manipulating and incorporating visuals into their live DJ sets This is deejaying as a multi media show bordering on performance art 7 BT More than a major electronic DJ producer Brian Transeau is an accomplished composer for games and films like the Oscar winning Monster and an innovative software developer his portable remixing app Sonifi was developed through his company Sonik Architects In clubland he s created six artist albums including his latest These Hopeful Machines and he remains an in demand DJ and electronic artist 8 Sticky Boots Sticky Boots is a nationally recognized DJ emcee and entertainer best known for his nationally syndicated radio mix show The HyperMiXx which airs in over 20 markets in North America and Europe via FM Internet Cellular and TV networks He has been voted as one of the Top 20 DJ s in the

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  • 2007 Results - America's Best DJ
    s Best DJ George Acosta George was featured in the April 2008 issue of DJ Times where he spoke about his experience winning America s Best DJ in 2007 Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be

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  • 2006 Results - America's Best DJ
    s Best DJ Jonathan Peters Jonathan was featured in the April 2007 issue of DJ Times where he spoke about his experience winning America s Best DJ in 2006 Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be

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