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Unread Tuesday, Aug 24th 2010, 03:11 PM #1 Portrait: Fedde Le Grand @ Electric Zoo 2010
Back in 2006 there was a little track which made its way through clubland called "Put Your Hand Up For Detroit" from a young Dutch producer named Fedde le Grand. The track exploded to #1 positions in multiple countries, as well as receiving "Best Underground Club Track" awards from IDMA and CWA, also providing Fedde with the IDMA for "Best Breakthrough DJ". This track was a not so humble introduction to the world of jet setting DJ status which has seen Fedde steadily grow to one of the premier DJs in the game. His debut album Output hit 60 countries last year and went on to include a slew of successful singles including the massive "Back & Forth". He has collaborated with superstars Madonna and and is set to go into the studio with the likes of Tiesto and Mark Knight, amongst others. He is also the head of the acclaimed Flamingo Recordings which boasts a slew of production material, as well as some of the best club nights around the world. Always keeping busy, Fedde has just released his latest club banger "Rockin High" featuring remixes from superstars David Guetta and Laidback Luke and is in the middle of another packed festival season bringing him to events around the globe. In September, his busy schedule brings him back to New York City where he will be making a Main Stage appearance at Electric Zoo on Sunday, September 5th.

Fedde Le Grand will be performing at Electric Zoo - Main Stage on Sunday, September 5th. Click [URL=""]here[/URL] to attend his set!

Your NYC event

Top 3 summer festival survival tips
-Take plenty of water
-Be prepared for any weather!!!
-Figure out who you want to catch before you go

Favorite non-clubbing pastime in New York City
Going shopping

Favorite NYC restaurant and why
Go to the restaurant at the Rivington Hotel, that’s amazing and great food

Obsolete item you can't part with

Clothing item you can’t live without

Favorite electronic gadget
My iPod, it’s been one of my best travel companions!

Best recent gift
My Tom Ford sunglasses

Next big purchase
Building a new studio

Most underrated producer

What you miss most about home when abroad
My family

Your traveling routine on the plane
get my Ipad or laptop out, watch a movie or work on a track

Indispensable travel item

Favorite holiday vacation spot
I’m traveling most of the year that’s why I like to stay at home

Favorite touring memento
This summer me and my crew traveling through Europe with the jet

Beach reading this summer
Have you seen my schedule this summer? I just about have time to do interviews!

What’s on your drink rider
The usual – Bacardi is a must, Coke, mixers, some fruit juice and plenty of water

Craziest thing witnessed from the DJ booth this summer
An old guy only wearing a thong at the street parade in Zurich. Let me tell you, NIGHTMARES!

Biggest track of the summer
Funkerman remix of Red Hot Chili Peppers and my intro mix of "Back and Forth"

What’s on your iPod playlist
-Aloe Blacc – "I Need a Dollar"
-Planet Funk – "Chase the Sun" original version
-Jimpster - "Sleeper"

Favorite iPhone App
iFedde, no really, it is. It keeps me in touch with my community

Besides music I like to go to the gym and practice martial arts

Personal hero
James Brown

Earliest musical memory
Me in my diaper dancing in front of the TV and I’ve got the video to prove it.

What did you want to be when you were a kid
Archeologist like Indiana Jones

Fictional character you identify with
The Flash because I’m so quick on the decks.

Most cherished record
New Order – "Blue Monday", because I’ve the original on floppy disc sleeves on vinyl

New for you in 2010
"Rocking High"... Working on a lot of collaborations with Tiesto, Green Velvet, Mark Knight and others and some remixes.

Saturday & Sunday, September 4-5, 2010
Made Event presents


New York Electronic Music Festival

Randall’s Island Park
Open Air Festival
11am-11pm Each Day, All Ages
[URL=""]Two Day Passes & Single Day Tickets[/URL] Available

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