Fedde le Grand Bio

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Fedde le Grand bio

Whether he’s demolishing legendary State-side festival Coachella on his debut appearance, racking up a straight hat-trick of Beatport #1’s in the overall charts with Autosave, Control Room and his massive remix of EBTG’s Missing, completing the year with So Much Love and the massive remix of Colplay’s Paradise, or touring most of the known world devastating clubland as he goes—le Grand is the name on everyone’s lips. No biography of the Dutch artist could pass without mentioning 2006’s Put Your Hands Up for Detroit, which took one of Holland’s most successful DJs and propelled him to international stardom. The track was number one in five countries (Spain, Russia, Finland, Bulgaria, UK) and earned him numerous awards including Best Underground House Track, Best Breaks/Electro Track, Best Breakthrough Solo Artist at the IMDA and, Club Banger of The Year at the 6th Annual Club Awards in Miami. Releasing through Flamingo Recordings, Fedde cemented his reputation as a leading force in house with tracks like Let Me Think About It, The Creeps, 3 Minutes To Explain, Let Me Be Real, Back & Forth and Rockin’ High. He received remix requests from Will.i.am, Robbie Williams and then Madonna came knocking on Fedde’s door asking for a le Grand-style reworking of her hit Give It 2 Me. As early as April 2006 he began experimenting with his darker, more minimal tech-house sound. Tracks like Aah Yeah, the Bad Ass EP, Just Trippin’, F1, Amplifier, Pink Bird and The Joker won him an elite group of fans and confirmed his position as one of the most versatile producers of our time and a true master of both the underground and over ground sounds. In 2009, the world waited as news that Fedde was taking time out to produce his first studio artist album began to filter through. Output featured house, electro, hip-hop, funk and jazz and fashioned a piece of work that was both incredibly personal and dance floor dynamite. Successfully released to 60+ countries around the world, it yet again proved Fedde could consistently push himself past his previous successes and was hungry for more. From world exclusive residencies at Ministry of Sound London and Pacha Ibiza, to roadblock events throughout the world, Fedde truly has an international presence. The constant traveling and hard work more than paid off in October 2011 when he climbed seven places on the influential DJ Mag Top 100 DJs Chart from 21 to 14.

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