The yearly DJ Mag Top 100 survey has been a polarizing develop in move music for a long while. While there are certainly some universal markets which still perceive the rundown’s authenticity, its distinction has been outperformed by its reputation all through a significant part of the US and European scenes.
Throughout the years, the Top 100 has been reprimanded by numerous as a notoriety challenge which craftsmen can control through faulty crusade techniques. DJ Mag seems to have perceived with this issue with their current presentation of the “Best of British” and “Best of North America” grants. As opposed to positioning “champs” through an open, write-in stage which pits live entertainers, makers, and DJs against each other, the neighborhood grants presents staff-chose designations in an assortment of classes.
Today, as voting opened for the Top 100, DJ Mag reported the victors for the “Best of North America” grants. The craftsman part of the outcomes mirror a superior portrayal of both underground DJs and craftsmen whose aptitudes show most outside of the stall. Watchman Robinson deservedly was chosen as “Best Live Act,” following his current victories with Madeon on the Shelter visit and his own particular solo Worlds appears.
Somewhere else in the champs’ circle, club veteran Green Velvet is delegated as the mainland’s “Best DJ,” while eminent dubstep maker twelfth Planet takes the honor for “Best Producer.” In the achievement classifications, Lauren Lane and Eli Escobar win the titles in DJing and creating, separately. Profound house ancestor Kerri Chandler is respected as the honors’ “Extraordinary Contributor,” setting him in the organization of Carl Cox, who took the proportionate title in the British honors.