Work hard! Party harder! And now imagine a party without professionals who play recorded music for audiences. DJ as they are called keeps them updated on the latest music and tracks and remixes them with impressive add-ons. They are the soul of discos, nightclubs and various music festivals.
DJ has become a very respectable profession today. The well known ones grab huge success at both national and international level with their remixes. We have come up with the top 10 best DJs in America. Have a look:
1. Markus Schulz
The completely flawless DJ Markus Schulz tops our list of America’s best DJ. He has a unique and efficient capacity to make people groove to his songs. His love for his work made him collaborate with various known faces in to Hollywood to come up with greatest remixes of all times. He is passionate about music which is his greatest quality. He won the America’s Best DJ title in 2012.
Favorite Genre: Trance and the Progressive House
Hit singles: Digital Madness, Saints, Go and Dark Heart Waiting
Skrillex is Sonny John Moore known for his big releases like “Scary Monsters and Nice Spirits” and the rest. Also known as Twipz and Sonny this big shot DJ is based in Los Angeles, California. He started his career in 2004 and ever since has been no looking back and is considered as one of the best DJ’s in the US.
Favorite Genre: Dubstep, Progressive House and Electro House
Hit Albums: My Name is Skrillex, Leaving and Make It Bun Dem after Hours
3. Porter Robinson
Porter Robinson is based in North Carolina and is one of the youngest DJ in the United States. He started his career in 2013 and has also performed with big shots like Lady Gaga, Afrojack, Tiesto, Deadmau5 and Moby. His debut album was Spitfire and ever since there has been no look back.
Favorite Genre: Electro House
Hit singles: My Name, Hello, Language and Easy
Z-Trip is Zach Sciacca in real. Based in Phoenix, Arizona he is one of the most successful DJs of the country. He won the America’s Best DJ Award in 2009. He is known to be the ruler of live performances. He has been in this field for long twenty-four years now and has delivered some unmatchable performances.
Favorite Genre: All genres
Hit singles: Attack the Block, Victory Lap and Party for Change
A-Trak is a Montreal Canadian DJ who owns his own record label, Fool’s Gold. This particular professional by the real name Alain Macklovitch is gifted with unique sense of taste that will keep you motivated all night long. He has been able to bag the World Championships of DJ five times and three major DJ competition in the United States.
Favorite Genre: Hu Disco, Indie House and Electro House
Hit Albums and singles: Landline, Landline 2.0, Ray Ban Vision, Infinity+1
DJ Diplo with birth name Thomas Wesley Pentz is based in Philadelphia, United States. He was born in Mississippi on 10th November 1978. This successful music producer and rapper started his career in 2003. He believes in experiments and exploring the new and the latest.
Favorite Genre: Electronic, Hip Hop and Electro House
Hit Albums and singles: Florida, Decent Work for Decent Play, Express Yourself EP 2012, Up (Earthquake) and Midnight Club Los Angeles
Lorin Ashton or as people call him Bassnectar hails from Santa Cruz, California. He is internationally acclaimed for his beautiful light shows that run as background during live performances. He started his journey from 2002 with metal band Exhumed.
Favorite Genre: Breakbeat, Trap and Dubstep
Hit Albums and Songs: Divergent Spectrum, Vava Voom, Freestyle EP, Up All Night, Magical World, Float and Freestyle Mixtape
8. Steve Aoki
Steven Hiroyuki Aoki is from Miami, Florida. He has been in this industry since 1996 and is numbered as one of the most active DJ in United States. He is a man of experience and founder of the famous Dim Mak Records. What makes him the most lovable is because of the fact that he plays according to the choice of the people.
Favorite Genre: Electro House and Indie Dance genre
Hit singles: I’m in the house; beat down, singularity and Livin’ my love
Brian Wayne Transeau or BT based in Rockville, Maryland was nominated at the Grammy Awards. He started his career 20 years back and today has reached the zenith in the music industry. You cannot but help tapping your foot on the ground listening to his tracks. He is a master in stutter edit.
Favorite Genre: Trance and Progressive House
Music for Movies: Monster and The Fast and the Furious
10. Wolfgang Gartner
Joseph Thomas Youngman or Wolfgang Gartner is from Austin, United States. He owns his own record label, Kindergarten. He is known for his awesome collection of rock and trance music performances at various music festivals round the globe. He has also collaborated with Britney Spears, Black Eyed Peas and Timbaland and helped them remix their tracks.
Favorite Genre: Electro House
Hit Albums and singles: Shapes EP, Weekend in America, Back Story
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