Charlotte De Witte
Charlotte de Witte is one of the most recognizable techno DJs on the planet, and in ordinary times plays hundreds of gigs a year. Rather than reveling in time off during the pandemic, though, she kept on working to expand and evolve her KNTXT empire.
What hasn’t already been said about Carl Cox? Not much — but we’re gonna try anyway! Surrey-raised and Hove-based when he isn’t in Australia, Cox has been a shining light for electronic music lovers for over three decades, playing clubs, stadiums and festivals world-over and promoting the sound wherever he’s had the chance.
The ever-mysterious Claptone consolidates his place in the Alternative Top 100 this year. Since winning the Highest House award in the 2019 main Top 100 DJs poll by reaching No.53, and climbing ever since the golden mask-wearing act continues to reach dizzying new heights in his career.
Reliability, professionalism and a standing ovation are guaranteed when Sarah Presley performs. They are perfect for weddings, birthdays and any other type of private function and their talent and enthusiasm will ensure your guests have an unforgettable time.
In the summer of 2019, Boris Brejcha played his first shows on the White Isle: at Ushuaïa, with techno icon Sven Väth, and Hï Ibiza, with his FCKING SERIOUS label mates Ann Clue, Deniz Bul and Theydream. With his trademark mask, inspired by the Carnival of Rio de Janeiro, and self-styled “hi-tech minimal” sound, Brejcha marked himself out as a unique prospect for Ibiza’s packed summertime calendar of mega-clubs and festivals.
As anyone with half an eye on dance music trends will know, hard and fast techno has been having a moment for a minute. Whether it’s coming from New York warehouses, sex clubs in Copenhagen, or indeed mega-clubs like Labyrinth in Belgium, the hypnotic thunder of lean and muscular techno has clubbers all over the world in its grip, and there are few figures as synonymous with the scene as Amelie Lens.
Jamie Jones has long since proved to be an unstoppable force of nature in the music industry; from his early days on the DJ circuit in London to headlining clubs and festivals the world over, co-founding the globally recognized label Hot Creations to launching the highly successful party Paradise that enjoyed a long-standing residency at DC-10 in Ibiza, he’s been unstoppable.
Swedish DJ and producer Adam Beyer’s Drumcode empire has become inescapable, spawning its own Amsterdam-based festival in 2018 and being heard in massive venues around the world — Beyer’s DJ sets alone reaching from Berghain to EDC Las Vegas. Arguably, nobody has helped techno become a global phenomenon with as much streamlined professionalism.
In a few short years, Australian DJ/producer FISHER has cemented himself as a renowned artist. Since his massive ‘Losing It’ elevated him from unknown to headliner, FISHER’s continued upward trajectory has made him one of the world’s most sought-after DJs. Though he’s spent the year “playing shows, hanging out with family and friends and getting music ready to release”, the surfer-turned-selector allowed the last 18 months to be a break after a whirlwind few years.