In the space of just a few years, Blasterjaxx have ascended the journey from relatively unknown producers to heroes of the current scene in astounding fashion. With a none-more-energetic sound that’s packed to the brim with huge riffs, enormous builds, killer drops and infectious melody, they have time and time again proved themselves to be amongst the most exciting producers and DJs in the EDM scene. Thom and Idir’s meteoric rise to the top has has brought it’s challenges, but they’ve always stood by each other. Together they have taken electronic dance music to new levels and their sound is still ever-evolving.
Born and raised in The Hague, Netherlands, Thom Jongkind and Idir Makhlaf draw on their home country’s rich heritage in hard-edged dance music to present a sound that interprets that distinctive toughness in a cutting-edge, contemporary fashion. After DJ Chuckie gave the duo their first break with their Carlos Barbosa collaboration Escucha on his Dirty Dutch Music imprint, the biggest dance labels around were soon vying for their output.
From Tiësto’s Musical Freedom (Loud & Proud) Spinnin’ Records (Gravity, Titan) to Hardwell’s Revealed Recordings (Beautiful World) to Steve Aoki’s Dim Mak Records (Snake, Forever) to Doorn Records (Astronaut) to Mixmash (Legend Comes To Life) to Ultra Music (No Place Like Home), they have left few stones unturned. Remixes for the likes of David Guetta, Armin Van Buuren, Tiësto, Steve Aoki and Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike have continued to cement their place at the heart of the global EDM scene, with many millions of plays racking up for their prolific body of work.
Launching their own label, event and radio show concept Maxximize has been the latest major step change in their career. Maxximize Records has given a platform to upcoming as well as more established talents like DBSTF, Boostedkids, Breathe Carolina and Jewelz & Sparkz. The kick-off of their immense series of parties was in Rotterdam after which New York and Miami soon followed suit, inviting stars like Ummet Ozcan, Laidback Luke, Timmy Trumpet, Dannic, Danny Avila and Firebeatz to play alongside them. Even Hardwell was keen to show up for a surprise back-to-back set.
2015 also saw Blasterjaxx go through some important changes internally. In an open letter published on the internet, Idir revealed that he had been struggling with panic attacks brought about by the stress of touring, and that he would no longer play alongside Thom for Blasterjaxx DJ sets. However, continuing to work in his home studio, he remains committed to Blasterjaxx and making it a bigger success than ever.
“Blasterjaxx will always be Thom and me” he said, “just that our roles will change. We’ve completely synched our studio set ups to ensure we can continue our integrated production process as before and I know Thom will be kicking ass on the stage like he always does.”
“Music is our religion” is their motto, and it’s clear with their commitment to keeping Blasterjaxx alive – and with the duo healthier and more focused than ever – that they mean it.
Die zwei Jungs aus Kärnten und der Steiermark mischen seit 2018 die Internationale DJ Szene anständig auf. Ihre Produktionen und Remixe werden auf den größten Festivals der Welt gespielt. Unter anderem werden sie von Acts wie The Chainsmokers, Deorro, Carnage, Ben Nicky, Lost Kings, Gravedgr und vielen mehr supportet und gespielt.
2019 werden JEFF?! noch einen draufsetzen. Die ersten Zusammenarbeiten mit International namhaften Stars stehen schon in den Startlöchern.
Von Hardpsy, Dubstep, Trap bis hin zu Chart Songs gemischt mit Raw & Hardstyle Drops. Solange es Spaß macht, wird es gespielt. Freut euch somit auf ein energiegeladenes Set mit viel
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Chris Armada is an Austrian DJ / Producer who transports his style of music far beyond the borders of the country. In 2012, he signed his first major record deal, which was his start in the professional league.
On more than 100 club & festival shows per year (Electric Love Festival, Austria goes ZRCE, Donauinselfest etc.) he enthuses thousands of his fans.
The DJ/Producer CHRIS ARMADA fascinates with his high-energy show and with this, he puts every club in a state of emergency. The highlight: his Flame-Gun 🔥
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With their unique take on Bass House Music, combining the classic house elements with their weird and crazy signature sound, their first tracks came at the end of 2017 and immediately created a buzz on the scene. Having produced in genres from Dubstep to Chill Vibes, the convergence of their diverse musical influences and different skillsets encouraged them to pull from well what was considered normal.
Quickly gaining the attention of other trailblazers of the likes of Bass House and EDM Pioneer, Sikdope, their tracks have found their way onto dance floors worldwide. I was not long after, in late 2017, Sikdope and ZOOTAH announced their first track together “Bubblegum”, receiving great support and airtime from names such as Don Diablo, MOTi and Yves V.
ZOOTAH have already played at Electric Love Festival and WOW Glacier Love Festival, two of the biggest electronic music festivals in Salzburg, Austria – sharing the same stages as well known Djs including W&W, Benny Bennassi, Dimitri Vangellis & Wyman as well as fellow Austrian Rene Rodrigezz. As rising talents of the EDM scene, ZOOTAH are definitely ones to keep on your radar.
Beatboxerfii lebt die musikalische Unterhaltung. Es bedarf nicht mehr als ein Mikrofon und eine Loopstation um mit Beatbox, Gesang und Rap eine Show mit Improvisationsexperimenten und intensiver Interaktion mit dem Publikum.
Music Entertainment heißt abwechslungsreich zwischen Party, Comedy, Pop und Alternative mit Freude an der Musik und nur mit seiner Stimme erzeugt. Sein individueller Sound und persönlicher Stil wird weltweit geschätzt. Ob als Support, Feature oder bei gemeinsamen Auftritten begeisterte Beatboxerfii unzählige Stars wie Aloe Blacc, Sean Paul, Gentleman, Marilyn Manson, Cro, Kaya Yanar, Klingande, Simply Red, DJ Antoine, Tim Mälzer, Steven Gätjen, Das Bo oder Jose Feliciano.
Der österreichische Künstler wurde auch mit Preisen auszeichnet wie Los Angeles Music Award, World Loopstation Championship, Austrian Dance Award, Kleinkunstkartoffel, Austrian Newcomer Award, Golden Diploma Vokal Total oder eingetragene Bestleistungen für das Guinness Buch der Rekorde.
So ergaben sich auch Einladungen zu Großevents wie Freestyle & Snowboard WM, Zurich Film Festival, Rock to Bethlehem, Holi Festivals, Ski WM, Full Metal Cruise, Electric Love, Lake Festival, Spring Break Europe oder F1 Grand Prix Spielberg. Man darf aber auch nicht die Auftritte bei TV-Shows wie Welt der Wunder TV, Die ultimative Chartshow, X Factor, Das Supertalent, Frankfurt Helau oder Das Schulexperiment.