Dimitri: Can you mention your 3 biggest achievements in your music career in 2016?
Maglev: Most productive year until now, support by major DJ's (A&B, Paul van Dyk, Cosmic Gate, etc) and made a lot of new friends in the Trance & Progressive scene.
Dimitri: Overall 2016 was a positive, neutral or maybe negative year for you and why?
Maglev: Positive year! Made a lot of progress.
1) Best Track:
Maglev: Jason Ross - Coaster
2) Best Artist (Dj & producer):
Maglev: Jason Ross
3) Best Remix:
Maglev: Hans Zimmer - S.T.A.Y. (Maor Levi Remix)
4) Best Remixer:
Maglev: Sunny Lax
5) Best New Talent (Dj or producer):
Maglev: Daun Giventi
6) Best Electronic Music Album:
Maglev: deadmau5 – W:/2016ALBUM
7) Best Electronic Music Compilation:
Maglev: Way too many
8) Best artwork/cover of an Album or Compilation:
Maglev: Anjunabeats Volume 12 Sampler
9) Best Lyrics in an Electronic Music track
Maglev: Jason Ross ft. Lauren Ray - Me Tonight
10) Best Vocalist/Singer featured on Electronic Music track:
Maglev: Justine Suissa
11) Best Electronic Music Label:
12) Best Online Social media for communication with your fans:
13) Best music composition software:
Maglev: Logic Pro X
14) Best Club Event or Open Air Festival:
Maglev: Above & Beyond - Group Therapy 200
15) Best personal Dj Gig:
Maglev: Trance Academy Prague
16) Best Dj set of the year from other fellow Dj:
Maglev: Andrew Bayer & ilan Bluestone - ABGT200
17) Best country that you have visited to perform with the most up for it crowd:
Maglev: Czech Republic
18) Best Radio show:
Maglev: Group Therapy
19) Best Radio station:
Maglev: Digitally Imported
20) Best Online Record shop that you purchase your music:
21) Best music related website that you visit frequently:
Maglev: Flux BPM, KVR Audio
22) Best Smart phone or smart phone application:
23) Best Dj equipment (software or hardware):
Maglev: Pioneer CDJ/DJM Nexus
24) Best tip that you learnt this year for your Djing techniques or music composition:
Maglev: More EQ'ing :)
25) Best piece of advice you got in relation to your career in 2016:
Maglev: Work hard!
26) Best hobby or activity that you spent a lot of time in 2016:
27) Best Electronic Music magazines in printed form not online:
Maglev: Interface (NL)
28) Best online/PC/video game of the year that you have played this year?
Maglev: Battlefield 1
29) Best soundtrack for video game of the year:
Maglev: Battlefield 1 OST
30) Best joke you heard this year related to electronic music:
Maglev: Way too many funny ones haha
Dimitri: Finally, 2017 is ahead of us would you like to tell your plans with your future releases, tracks, albums, collaborations, Dj gigs.
Maglev: A LOT of releases coming your way and some very interesting collaborations as well.
Many thanks to Duncan Newell at Alter Ego records for arranging the interview.