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Questions Top100 DJs 2010 - admin - 2015-06-30 17:07

Various forms of trance
Best known for: 
Pioneering and shaping trance
Tune of the year: 
Andy Moor 'She Moves'
Gig of 2010: 
Cream, Amnesia, ASOT450 in New York or Balaton Sound in Hungary. I can't pick between them
Breakthrough DJ/Producer of 2010: 
Favourite non-dance album of 2010: 
Justin Beiber's latest… played 800% slower
Essential three suitcase tour items: 
Laptop, a copy of New Scientist mag, headphones
Which actor would play you in a film of your life: 
Russell Crowe
Best thing about being a DJ: 
The free drinks
Best end-of-the-night tune: 
Lange feat Sarah Howells 'Out Of the Sky'
While so many enduring producers - particularly in the trance scene - tend to run out of creative steam or get stuck in a rut, Lange is one old school name that continues to push the boundaries. While his glistening 1998 anthem 'Happiness Happening' is unlikely to lose its status as a timeless trance classic anytime soon, the UK producer has never basked in former glories and his second artist album 'Harmonic Motion' - released this year - was another timely reminder of this fact. Showcasing his skills in a diverse array of forms, the album traversed deeper gems, uplifting anthems and vocal efforts, as well as club-ready, groove-fuelled monsters like the standout title track itself. "I'm still very much a trance producer," he tells us. "But I think trance has widened a lot in the last few years, there's a bit of house in there, a bit of electro. I would say I am a trance producer willing to try different sounds - from melodic stuff to the groove stuff as well." With a DJ diary that reads like the departures board at Heathrow, Lange has also enjoyed one of his busiest years behind the decks, with sets across the USA, Europe, Canada and beyond, as well as a long-overdue debut at Ibiza's trance stronghold Cream at Amnesia. "There's a mix CD on the cards, but I can't say too much about it right now," he teases on future projects. "I'll do another 'Inter City' CD too, and the next single from the album will be 'All Around Me' with Betsie Larkin