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Hardstyle DJ and producer Frontliner (Barry Drooger) is well known for his versatile approach to the genre. His latest album Producers Mind (2011) is a showcase of versatility and recent monster hits such as ‘Dream Dust’ and Lose ‘The Style’ are direct proof of his skills to both feel and surprise his fans. And while he normally makes his appearance high above the crowd, on just about every known mainstage, he is very much ‘one of the guys’.

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Wizeguy (Tim Schut) was born on 20-01-1981 in Dordrecht, near Rotterdam (NL).He discovered housemusic when he was about 13 years old and was hooked right away. Hardcore music was his thing and he needed more...So when the time was there, he made his first track, a hardcore tune made in screamtracker (DOS platform).Later on he moved on to Fasttracker 2.0, and when things became more serious in the end moving up to Cubase and various hardware.After the hardcore music he moved on to play and produce (hard)trance. He produced and played that for a few years and then discovered his real passion, hardstyle, around 2003.Interested by the complexity of the productions and the high quality of the sounds he decided to go only for producing and playing hardstyle. This is where the heart is on the right place.In the summer of 2009 he signed at cloud 9 dance music. This lead to his first Wizeguy release on the Hooligan sublabel in fall of that same year. The E.P. with the tracks "imagine" and "velocity" was compiled on compilations such as the Hardstyle top 100 2009. The next release is scheduled for april 2010.More info on: http://www.wizeguy.nl

View chart (06.2013)
Digital Punk

Digital Punk, born as René de Bruijn in 1985, in Dordrecht, has become a respected DJ/Producer in the Hardstyle scene. With his own recognizable sound and unique DJ sets this energetic DJ knows how to get the crowds wild and euphoric, time and time again, which results in a growing number of followers.In his career as DJ he has made name through successful gigs such as Defqon 1, Decibel, In Qontrol, Hardbass and Emporium… and with releases such as “Bringin the Funk”, “Rock the Party”, “Loose Control” and “Dark Symphony” that were instant hits. He also remixed the “Hardbass Anthem” of 2010 which is released on TillT! Records.Hardstyle lovers will be more than satisfied at his shows and this year Digital Punk will keep on rising and attract the crowds with his stunning performances!

View chart (03.2013)
Bass Modulators

Bass Modulators is a cooperation between Roland Evers and Rick Buijtenhek which started in 2006. Two friends since high school, both with a great passion for music, started their musical career both in their own way. Rick began to produce mostly trance and hardtrance music at the age of 17. Roland had a passion for the turntables and became a DJ at that age. In the beginning he played multiple styles from trance, hardtrance till hardstyle, and a few years later he started to focus especially on the harder styles. He also started to produce music by himself from that moment.In the meanwhile Rick also began to produce more hardstyle and that was the point where the cooperation really started. They both shared a passion for uplifting melodies combined with hard and rough sounds, and made some tracks with this formula. They began to realize that they made a perfect team, because they both had their own specialties that worked out very well together. From that point it only became better. They put some tracks on the internet, and by accident it was found by some people who where very excited about it. After a lot of great and positive responses they were approached by Tatanka, the point where this great adventure started.After a few successful releases on DJ’s United Records They managed to get their own sub-label called Dj's United Orange.In the summer of 2011 Dov Elkabas aka The Prophet approached them to join Scantraxx Recordz, this was an offer they couldn't refuse. After joining Scantraxx things went up pretty quickly. They played all over the globe and at all major parties and festivals from the known big organisations.2013 will be a good year for these two. With many awesome bookings ahead, and alot of quality stuff done in the studio, these guys will be heard more than ever before!

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Adaro is born in 1980 in a village in the south of the Netherlands. He produced several electronic music styles, his alias for Hardstyle is DJ Adaro. Since he first heard the sounds of Thunderball’s “Bonzai Channel One” in 1993, he was hooked! He got a feeling that he’d never felt before, he immediately fell in love with that hard beat. He loved to watch his heroes behind the wheels of steel and he went to lots of big raves and clubs the following years. He started spinning with some friends and collecting lots of great vinyls. He wanted to create music too, so around the year 2000 he started producing all kinds of electronic music.In 2008 he started producing hardstyle together with his good friend Ran-D, and early 2009 this resulted in their first release on A2 Records; “Ran-D vs Adaro – My Name is Hardstyle”. In 2009 he played at the Q-Base festival in Germany. Their track “Ran-D & Adaro – Under Attack” is considered as one of the most popular hardstyle tracks from 2010 (#2 in the Hardtraxx Top 5 of 2010). Their Other tracks like”Struggle for Existence” and their bootleg remix of “In for the Kill” were heavily supported by all major jocks.Adaro’s solotrack “Hit you with that Bang Shit” was supported by DJ’s like Crypsis, Zany, Ran-D, Alpha Twins, Headhunterz and B-Front. His track “The Haunter of the Dark” is very well received by almost all big names in the scene. Both tracks appear on the A² Records album “Unleashed” and there is a lot more to come! As a result of his tracks his DJ-Schedule is growing and in the summer of 2011 he will perform on major harddance events like Defqon.1 festival, Dreamfields and The Qontinent (BE). Early 2011 Ran-D and Adaro created a new track called “Gangsters Don’t Dance”, which is supported by DJ’s like Headhunterz, Zany, The Prophet and Alpha Twins. They released it under their new project name “Gunz For Hire”. Their newest G4H-track “Put It On” is just finished. They have big plans with their new project, so beware!

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Erik began his adventure into electronic music in the early nineties. In 1995 he bought his first set of turntables and soon he was invited to show his dj skills at several parties in and near Amsterdam. After a successful performance at one of the first Qlubtempo parties in 2002 he became a well known guest at hardstyle parties in the Netherlands.   After a break of almost three years he sharpened his sound, upgraded his producing skills and started a new project called Artic. He experimented with a harder and rougher sound and found a new home for his musical direction. Artic is not afraid to cross genres to create his own unique sound for his dj sets and productions.This year (2010) the first Artic E.P. was released on Deepack's Hardcopy Recordings and there are more releases to come!   More information:http://www.djartic.nlhttp://www.twitter.com/djarticnlhttp://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1380473093

View chart (02.2013)

Arkaine is a new upcoming artist group from the Netherlands, with the 2 brothers Casper & Koen Pijnenburg. In November 2009, they created their first track together. After that many followed and with success. Late 2010, the guys signed at X-Bone Records, the new record label for upcoming hardstyle artists, to show their creations to the world.   First, Casper only loved trance music. But when he heard hardstyle music for the first time, he started experimenting with this style. Koen joined him in hardstyle.   Their music consists of euphoric melodies, hard kicks and an experimental sound. With their music, they’re trying to reach the top, and they want to give their own twist to the hardstyle scene.  

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Cedric "Brainkicker" Grosius is the leader of the french hardstyle scene. He is the main producer on his label DJ's United Black, in Italy, since several years. He also collaborated with many big names on many co-productions. After introducing hardstyle in France, he's playing at many parties all over europe.

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Pepijn Hol founded Frequencerz in 2005. He used this alias for the tracks he produced. But since Pepijn was, at that time, not able to perform as a DJ, he started the search for a skilled DJ. This quickly resulted in the second member of the group, Niels Koster. Pepijn and Niels knew each other through the Internet and had developed a close friendship.Niels and Pepijn visited a lot of big parties back then and they quickly came to realize that they wanted their music to be more than just a hobby and decided to take their career to the next level. Both of them producing the tracks as well as performing as Frequencerz.After a lot of experimenting in the studio together, they developed their own style and it didn’t take long before other deejays started playing their tracks. Even in this early stage, Frequencerz got some massive support from guys like Deepack and D-Block & S-Te-Fan. Deepack even played Frequencerz – Tomorrow and Beyond while closing down the main stage of Defqon.1 Festival 2008. For Niels and Pepijn this was a sign that they were on the right track and the drive to play the big stages grew even stronger!In July 2009 all of their hard work paid off, the legendary Fusion Records made the Frequencerz an offer they couldn’t refuse and signed the boys to the label. From here on, things went really fast. Since then Niels and Pepijn have rocked stage after stage, leaving a trail of devastated dance floors behind them. With Defqon.1 Festival 2010, Q-Dance presents Fusion in the amazing Heineken Music Hall, The Qontinent 2010 and Bassleader 2010 being the absolute highlights.Also their first release on Fusion Records, “Phaser/Driver”, saw the light of day and got hammered by a lot of big deejays.With new tracks coming up and a lot of gigs in their schedule, Frequencerz are ready for the future! Are you ready for them?

View chart (01.2013)

The B-Twinz are a group founded in 2009 by two italian guys, Morgan  and Flower. After several years playing in clubs, they decided to take a different way. Thanks to the common passion for hardstyle music, the B-Twinz founded their own label: White Blood Records.The first vinyl was an ep, that contains "Sex FM" and "Showroom", two tracks produced by an old Pentium 4 laptop without any kind of equipment. After two new vinyl releases "The Empire Of The Hardest Styles" and "The Universe 691", they decided to buy a more professional equipment: a new mac based computer, professional audio card and a couple of studio monitors. All at once the two young guys will stop the vinyl production and pass to a the digital format.Their unique style of production is always in evolution: the B-Twinz makes a very big footsteps from the first release to nowadays. In 2012 it's time to the first album, that is still in production. The future is an open door and that's only the beginning!Stay tuned with the Twinz! SWITZERLAND BOOKINGS:http://www.scorpio-division.commelody@hardice.chINTERNATIONAL BOOKINGS: bookings@b-twinz.com

View chart (09.2012)