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Best Of 2016 Interview with the upcoming duo Noise Zoo from Norway

Your Name:
Noise Zoo aka Thomas Jacobsen & Richard Gjerdin

Your location(country,city)
Fredrikstad & Drammen, Norway.

Dimitri: Can you mention your 3 biggest achievements in your music career in 2016?
Noise Zoo: 20 projects in 8 months since we started the project in February 2016.

Overall 2016 was a positive, neutral or maybe negative year for you and why?
Noise Zoo: It has been a positive year so far. Starting with our first project which was Spectre. We made it in a couple of days and after two weeks it was sent in as a demo. It has almost reached 350.000 streams on spotify, and that is good for our first tune which we not really was so into when we made it. 

1) Best Track:
Noise Zoo: Sunny Lax & Aneym - Everything Is A lie

2) Best Artist (Dj & producer):
Noise Zoo: Jason Ross

3) Best Remix:
Noise Zoo: Above & Beyond - Alone Tonight (Jason Ross Remix)

4) Best Remixer:
Noise Zoo: Jason Ross

5) Best New Talent (Dj or producer):
Noise Zoo: Sollito & Seawayz

6) Best Electronic Music Album:
Noise Zoo: Sirens of the sea remixed

7) Best Electronic Music Compilation:
Noise Zoo: Anjunabeats volume series

8) Best Lyrics in an Electronic Music track
Noise Zoo: Jason Ross feat. Lauren Ray - Me Tonight

9) Best Vocalist/Singer featured on Electronic Music track:
Noise Zoo: Lauren Ray

10) Best Electronic Music Label:
Noise Zoo: Anjunabeats

11) Best Online Social media for communication with your fans:
Noise Zoo: Facebook

12) Best Twitter or Facebook message or Instagram message you received from a fan or friend or you have read on someone else’s account:
Noise Zoo: That they love Spectre

13) Best music composition software:
Noise Zoo: Studio One

14) Best Club Event or Open Air Festival:
Noise Zoo: Group Therapy Shows

15) Best personal Dj Gig:
Noise Zoo: Book us?

16) Best Dj set of the year from other fellow Dj:
Noise Zoo: Jason Ross ABGT 200

17) Best Radio show:
Noise Zoo: ABGT

18) Best Online Record shop that you purchase your music:
Noise Zoo: Beatport

19) Best music related website that you visit frequently:
Noise Zoo: Beatport

20) Best Smart phone or smart phone application:
Noise Zoo: i-phone

21) Best Dj equipment (software or hardware):
Noise Zoo: Pioneer Decks

22) Best new sound or sample that has been used in Electronic Music this year perhaps introduced first by you?
Noise Zoo: We love Serum

23) Best tip that you learnt this year for your Djing techniques or music composition:
Noise Zoo: It's so many. We can't tell.

24) Best piece of advice you got in relation to your career in 2016:
Noise Zoo: Always pursue your dreams.

25) Best hobby or activity that you spent a lot of time in 2016:
Noise Zoo: Studio One

26) Best holiday destination for 2016 that you manage to visit this year either to relax or to perform in a club or festival:
Noise Zoo: Miami

27) Best Electronic Music magazines in printed form not online:
Noise Zoo: Flux BPM maybe? We don't read so much magazines.

28) Best online/PC/video game of the year that you have played this year?
Noise Zoo: Battlefield 1

29) Best soundtrack for video game of the year:
Noise Zoo: Battlefield 1

30) Best joke you heard this year related to electronic music:
Noise Zoo: Dj Mag?

Dimitri: Finally, 2017 is ahead of us would you like to tell your plans with your future releases, tracks, albums, collaborations, Dj gigs.
Noise Zoo: We are constantly working on new music in form of new originals and remixes. 2017 will be our year with releases.

Thanks to Rory at Enhanced Music for organising this interview.

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