Most overrated DJ's?

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Post by Mutu » 28 May 2008, 20:32

i saw it like one week or two..
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Post by daherbst » 28 May 2008, 21:10

I haven't heart any Deadmau live set yet - so I can't say anything about that...

I also wouldn't say his productions are bad, eg I sometimes really enjoy listen to the Mixmag CD - really deep stuff...
In fact he is a talented producer for sure - but still (for me), like the thread says - overrated...

LBL's prod. are also not really my taste, except "It's been a long time" - but this track is def a Sweedish thing - just compare it to "555" (the last good Angello&Ingrosso for me).

I also think these two guys should take a little bit more care... not because of being overrated, but of becoming "out"...

I remember back when Angello made this fantastic tribal tracks, which still influences the SHM style - and I really miss them.
The point is: they are technically really good - and the really know how to produce - so why don't they do that?
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Post by Dirty Sanchez » 29 May 2008, 16:56

I think Tiesto's overrated. I don't find him bad, just not that good...
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Post by choggerz » 13 Jun 2008, 12:23

tiesto is definitly not overrated! if u have seen him live...he's fucking amazing. saw him live in melbourne this year, was the second best night of my life (1st was daft punk ;) ) sadly i was sick last time axwell was here so i've never got to see him live :cry:
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Post by Dirty Sanchez » 13 Jun 2008, 13:04

I saw him live and I think he's good... just not as good as he is usually said to be... He's often compared to PvD, well I've seen both live and I liked Paul quite a bit more...

Also, I think Guetta, Sinclar and all the DJs that most purists are 'hating' lately should be praised for bringing new audiences to House music. Without a Guetta or a Sinclar, lots of people would have never known Axwell ;)
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Post by ANDREA » 13 Jun 2008, 13:16

I hate trance, tiesto, van buuren, van dyk ecc. :twisted:
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Post by daherbst » 13 Jun 2008, 14:46

@ Andrea: Also OXL? :D ;)
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Post by ANDREA » 13 Jun 2008, 15:31

DAHERBST: yes, also OXL Ferry Corsten (alias: System F e Gouryella), Armin van Buuren (alias: Perpetuous Dreamer e Rising Star), Tiësto, BT, Judge Jules, Menno de Jong, Blank & Jones, Ace Da Brain (alias: Ace's Delight e Pervading Call), Airbase, Alex M.O.R.P.H., Alkemia, Woody van Eyden, Rank 1, Solar Stone, M.I.K.E. (alias: Push e Plastic Boy), 4 Strings, Pedro Del Mar, Dj Shah, Carl B, Selu Vibra, Dj Danjo & Rob Styles, Jonas Steur, T4L, DJ Lansan Megara Vs. Dj Lee, Ian van Dahl, Lasgo, Milk Inc., Sylver, Alex Megane, CJ Stone, Dj Shog Alysium, Infected Mushroom, Raja Ram, Gms, Gigamorphosys, Astrix, Chemical Crew, Neelix, Xibalba, Peace-ka,Fr@sky, EMY-SpaceIndalo Dance 2 Trance, Jam and Spoon, Sven Väth Armin Van Buuren, Paul van Dyk, Tiësto, Above & Beyond, Gabriel & Dresden, Markus Schulz, York, The Thrillseekers, Tenthu, Blank & Jones. TRANCE SUCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Post by daherbst » 13 Jun 2008, 16:11

OXL was Axwell as far as I know...

I hope you know that he started with trance... ;)
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Post by Halcyon » 13 Jun 2008, 16:20

daherbst wrote:OXL was Axwell as far as I know...

I hope you know that he started with trance... ;)
I heard he started with the name Quazar too, and that he did the music of the game Worms also. I don't know if it's fake informations or not :?