The year is about to end and all of us are already gearing up to celebrate the event all excited! How we all wish we could watch these DJs live and know them even more closely. Here are a few facts you need to know about your favourite DJs who will be performing at Sunburn 2017 in Pune.
DJ Snake, known for his tracks like “Bird Machine,“ “Let Me Love You” and the double platinum single “Turn Down for What” is the only artist in the EDM industry who has the benefit to play ‘Arc De Triomphe’ in Paris and has produced for hip hop artists like Lady Gaga, Akon, Pitbull, etc. DJ Snake made it to the Forbes List of ‘30 Under 30 in Music’ in 2016. Whoa! Did you even know that?
Martin Garrix is ranked at number 3 on the DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJ’s list. He started his music career with “BFAM” and “Just Some Loops”. Martin gained fame through his solo release “Animals” in 2016 on Dutch record label Spinnin’ Records and was the youngest one to reach the No.1 spot on Beatport. In August 2016, the legend made his 1st live performance on the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
KSHMR is known for producing songs for Selena Gomez, Enrique Iglesias, Pitbull, Jason Derulo and Snoop Dogg. He was the highest entrant in the DJ Mag rankings of 2015, at #23. His charting singles include “Karate,” “Secrets” and “Heaven”.
The Clean Bandit group was featured on the Vodafone Big Top 40 with “Rather Be” by Jess Glynne at number 1 for four weeks, moving 1.13 million units. The 4-piece group consisting of Jack Patterson, Luke Patterson, Grace Chatto and Milan Neil Ann-Smith is famous for melding classical music with contemporary pop and EDM. “Rockabye” gave Clean Bandit its second top 40 hit.
Nucleya’s debut EP was unlike anything any Indian DJ had every put. He released his 1st album, “Bass Rani” last year and became a huge Hit. He rose to fame as the co-founder of the music group ‘Bandish Projekt’. His other famous songs are “Aaja” and “Mumbai Dance”.
Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike won #1 spot at DJ Mag Top 100 DJs in 2015. Producing hip hop music is in their blood, they got their big break in 2009 after their debut remix “Work That Body”.
Afrojack is the first DJ in history to ring the NASDAQ bell. Snoop Dogg’s famous song “Last Night” was remixed by him. His first music production intro was with the remix program Fruity Loops at the age of 11, but the song that made Afrojack popular was ‘Take Over Control’ in 2007.