” I don’t really look at the charts at all. If anything, I try to out-do what I’ve done before. I try to make music that I like and I trust my own judgement with what will work with a wider audience. If you compare yourself to the charts, you lose perspective on what you’re doing and why you’re doing it. “


” I have a hard time writing music when I’m on tour. “


” I’ve always had a fascination with making your own music but never have been skilled enough to play the instrument, so to be able to make music without the ability was awesome. “


” I actually only started listening to house music around the time I started making it. I got hooked both to making music and to house music. “


” There’s always so much music around me now, it seems like everything has to be something with music, so in my spare time I try not to listen to anything. It’s so hard for me to listen to something without trying to see a benefit in it: ‘Maybe I’ll make my own version of that track or maybe I’ll do this or that. “


” Obviously there is stuff that I wouldn’t play in a club that I play at festivals, and vice-versa, but my sets are still dominated largely by my own music. I think that’s what makes me stand out a bit. My music is also festival- and club-friendly, so it generally works out well. “


” I grew up listening to a lot of Ray Charles and ’60s rock, thanks to my father, and then my brothers got me in to KISS and whatnot, so I guess that’s where I got my first taste for music. “


” When it comes to electronic music, I started listening to a lot of Daft Punk, way before I knew what house music was, and then progressed into a lot of Steve Angello, Eric Prydz, Axwell, Sebastian Ingrosso, and Laidback Luke. “


” House music originated in America, and it has always been around, but I guess it just got a tighter hold on Europe and other parts of the world. “



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I have a hard time writing music when I


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I actually only started listening to house music around the time I started making it. I got hooked both to making music and to house music.
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Obviously there is stuff that I wouldn
I grew up listening to a lot of Ray Charles and
When it comes to electronic music, I started listening to a lot of Daft Punk, way before I knew what house music was, and then progressed into a lot of Steve Angello, Eric Prydz, Axwell, Sebastian Ingrosso, and Laidback Luke.
House music originated in America, and it has always been around, but I guess it just got a tighter hold on Europe and other parts of the world.
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