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10 COOL THINGS YOU PROBABLY DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT YOUR FAVOURITE DJS

You do your best to keep up with all the latest news on the biggest EDM acts. But did you know these fun facts about your favourite djs and producers?

1. AFROJACK DOESN’T HAVE AN AFRO AND IS NOT NAMED JACK

afrojack_essentialHis real name is Dieter Van Vinkelhausen and he obviously has a shaved head.

2.STEVE AOKI IS ACTUALLY A VERY TALENTED DJ WHO IS SERIOUS ABOUT MUSIC

steve_aoki_homeAoki (who’s real name is Eli Doolittle) has actually won 5 world DMC titles and only stopped djing “as a commitment to the experience of his fans”.

3.AVICII IS A GIRL

Avicii, Ultra Music Festival / 2012Yes, Avicii (who’s real name is Frida Triggurson) is actually a girl. It’s a little known fact that it’s the dj’s own vocals that can be heard on the famous track Levels.

4. PARIS HILTON IS NOT A REAL PERSON

Paris-Hilton-main_1797804aThe famous socialite turned dj (whose real name is Bertha Smitts) actually is a collective nightmare of our society based on cynicism and fear.

5. TIESTO IS ACTUALLY A MAN

102223-tiesto_617_409The famous producer (whose real name is Jorgen Burgenstromstein) may have a feminine touch when it comes to music, but he is definitely a man.

6.DAVID GUETTA IS A DOG

345520-david-guettaSal Zimmerman who is better known to his fans as David Guetta is actually a dog and demands a bowl of every Purina flavour in his rider.

7. A-TRAK IS NOT WEARING A HAT, THAT’S ACTUALLY HIS HAIR

atrakA-Trak (whose real name is Gus Trondstall) likes to shape his hair like a hat “just for fun” he says.

8. DEADMAU5 IS NOT REALLY A MOUSE, HE’S A MAN

deadmau5-640x360Deadmau5, or Bucky Cranston as he’s known to the people close to him, is just a regular person who wears a mouse head “because the mouse was the favourite animal of Einstein, Sir Isaac Newton and Galileo”.

9.PAULY D IS ONE OF THE BIGGEST GHOST PRODUCERS IN EDM

pauly-d-2jpg-e2190cbe8bd58a52Pauly D (whose real name is Constantine Agostopoulos) may seem like a joke on the surface but “It’s all an act” says longtime friend and collaborator Carl Cox. “Show me the 10 most highly regarded electronic albums of the last 10 years and those are all Constantine’s work”.

10. ARMIN VAN BUUREN’S MUSIC IS GHOST PRODUCED BY A PIECE OF TURD

Armin_Van_Buuren_2Armin Van Buuren (the stage name of Gustavio Hogarth) admits that he leaves the producing up to a real piece of turd. “The turd just knows what my fans want” he says.

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