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Questions Top100 DJs 2012 - admin - 2015-06-30 17:21

Stadium house
Best known for: 
No answer
Tune of the year: 
Sebastian Ingrosso & Alesso 'Calling'
Breakthrough DJ/Producer of 2012: 
Tommy Trash
If you were a superhero, what would your superpower be: 
I would love to heal people. That would be awesome.
Should you play to the crowd or for yourself: 
For the crowd, of course. Always.
What does EDM mean to you: 
The word EDM is so funny. But electronic music is my life.
Should celebrities be DJs: 
It depends if they have a hidden talent. I mean, what if Nicolas Cage was a fucking amazing drum & bass DJ? Then happy days.
Have you ever been thrown off the decks: 
Yes. Lots of times. One time in Poland, they just pulled the plug on us at Creamfields because it was after curfew.
Are you a DJ if you don't beat match: 
There are DJs that don't that still put together a hell of a show, so of course.
Where's the next dance music capital: 
It will always be Ibiza. It can't be anywhere else.

When DJ Mag tracks him down, Sebastian Ingrosso is in Las Vegas. He's rehearsing the Swedish House Mafia show for their slot at the iHeart Radio festival, where they'll share a stage with the likes of Rihanna, Usher, Pink and Aerosmith. It seems strange that with his friends Axwell and Steve Angello, they have risen to this level, only to then call it a day. "It's a bittersweet feeling," he says.

"We've been together for more than 10 years. There's so much that we've done, and now we want to breathe all this in." And there is much to breathe in, as they prepare to take on their first - and last - world tour. But after all the hoopla the tour will entail, it sounds like Ingrosso is keen to step out of the spotlight. "We always, and it might sound cliched, had a foot in the underground scene. Even for us, things can be too cheesy and too mainstream, but we want to go back in there again," he says.

"I just want to be making more music. That's my plan, whether it's with Alesso, or Tommy Trash, or Axwell, it doesn't matter. Just see what happens." Sounds like a good place to start.