Rocketing into the Top 100 in 2017 at No.26, Belgium’s Felix De Laet has loved an equally rocketing profession trajectory since he broke into the big-time together with his breakthrough 2014 smash, ‘Are You With Me’. Establishing a partnership with Armin van Buuren’s iconic Armada camp, the place he dropped his ‘Less Is More’ album a number of years later, together with breakthrough hits ‘Reality’ and ‘Are You With Me’. Felix says the most important improvement this yr was his reside debut at his nation’s Tomorrowland pageant.
“This yr has been actually huge for me,” he tells DJ Mag. “I’ve been working onerous on my very first reside present, which concerned no DJ gear on the stage in any respect! The debut at Tomorrowland was 100% the spotlight of my summer time. Other than that, I’m ending my second album, which will probably be a bit of bit extra digital than the primary one, although it’s nonetheless rocking these melodies I often work on.”
Additionally, Felix factors to the launch of his Found Frequencies label as a spotlight and supporting upcoming acts like Two Pauz, Mordkey & Mastrovita and Petit Navire. “I can’t wait to indicate everyone what’s arising subsequent!”
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Wankelmut 'One Day'
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Avicii & Philgood 'A New Hope'
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Marshall Jefferson 'Move Your Body (Tchami Tribute)'
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Fisher 'Losing It'
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Netsky 'Iron Heart'
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Zonderling 'Tunnel Vision'
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Eric Prydz 'Opus'
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