Tiësto is a name that no longer needs an introduction. He is synonymous with the best of electronic music, and continues to inspire a generation of up-and-coming young artists through Your Shot USA. In addition to two Grammy nominations and a Grammy win in 2015, Tiësto has been named the #1 DJ by Rolling Stone, voted “The Greatest DJ of All Time” by Mixmag, ranked the #1 DJ in the world three times by DJ Mag, and was recently awarded the Edison Pop Oeuvre Lifetime Achievement Award (an honor he shares with David Bowie, Quincy Jones and U2 among others).
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The pair of Brisbane-grown musicians have progressed from local DJs to one of the most prominent electronic acts to grace the music scene in recent years, with an ever-growing list of successes including being voted Australia’s #1 DJ duo (inthemix 2015), producing multiple Gold-selling records, hitting the one million followers mark on Facebook and achieving viral video success for their infamous ‘mashups’ almost too many times to count and continue to make waves around the world combining music, multimedia and exhilarating live-electronic performances. Since meeting each other in 2014, the classically trained pianist and drummer merged as a duo with a mission to defy what is considered to be ‘normal’ in electronic music.
Since competing in Your Shot, Tigerlily finds herself among Australia’s elite performers with the public voting her in the top 5 DJs for both 2014 and 2015 and the #1 female DJ three years running. Undeniably captivating from the moment she enters the room, Tigerlily’s electrifying stage presence and drive to transcend the traditional expectations of a DJ sees her in a league of her own. A true entertainer taking the world by storm.
J-Trick has made an impact in the music industry due to his consistent flow of quality original productions and remixes . Since Your Shot, he has gained a support base that includes Afrojack, Chuckie, Fatboy Slim, Diplo, Crookers, Laidback Luke, Dillon Francis, Kissy Sell Out, MSTRKRFT, Joachim Garraud, Congorock, Felix Cartal, The Partysquad, LA Riots, AC Slater and TJR to name a few!
Signing early to electronic label, and global tastemaker in dance music, Sweat It Out, it didn’t take long before some of the worlds biggest artists took note as Go Freek shot from label young bloods, to Sweat It Out main men.
With an ARIA Club Chart #1 on their 2015 single “Define” with Dom Dolla, and #2’s on their recent releases ‘Put It Down’ (2017) and ‘Call Out’ (2016), the boys have shared similar success on digital music platforms, accruing over 25 million online plays and numerous beatport top 10s.
Over the years Hydraulix has received airplay from Triple J and BBC’s Radio 1, Diplo & Friends as well as support on his tunes from some of the biggest artists in bass music such as Herobust, Excision, Snails, Bassnectar, Flux Pavillion, DJ Snake, Kill The Noise, NGHTMRE and many more.
As well as gaining a wide fanbase for his production, Hydraulix is still renowned as one of Australia’s best DJ’s when it comes to Bass Music.
Nyxen’s dynamite drop of records has led to enviable shows from Field Day and Output, to a national Listen Out festival run leading to more recent highlights with Big Pineapple Music Festival, Snowtunes and an undeniably solid spot with Golden Features on his highly anticipated 2018 national tour. The atmospheric and alluring stage presence is notable with Nyxen, delivering influential setlists from spot to spot with tech house and electronica fueled play, fused with the occasional darker taste of techno.
There is no denying that party’s and music go hand in hand and the top priority for Queensland’s Bonka is just this.
The duo made up of Lachlan and Connor is two flamingly excited DJ/producers who have been known to tear down walls in clubs upon the delivery of their slick main room and mashup wars on the frequent. Notably one of Australia’s most sought-after lords of mash-up, Bonka has it nailed with paragons like The Chainsmokers, Timmy Trumpet, Deorro, Tujamo, Tommy Trash, TJR and more sprinkling their sets with a well infused Bonka lead while also owning their explosive live shows across the country.
Jesabel is on her highway to electronic success, striking from ear to ear and embracing a divergent sound with an ever-evolving talent. Drawing a bubble of inspiration from her offshore icons right through to Australia’s local dance music premiers, the Sydney based lady behind those lashes- Jessica, is proposing the right route in the music industry taking electro and house beats with her.