Eric Prydz

Eric Prydz (SE)

Artist
Of all the DJs present in the Top 100, few are as versatile as Eric Prydz. The Swedish jock might have burst on to the scene over a decade back with the Marmite chart invader that was ‘Call on Me,’ but ever since then; he’s cleverly straddled the mainstream and the underground; the latter most notably as a result of his well-trodden aliases, Cirez D and Pryda. What all this means is that he’s rapidly expanded his fan-base in the process, while a recent move to Los Angeles has only seen his popularity soar even further amongst the EDM elite. On a production note, Prydz is still widely influential too. One glance at the Beatport Top 100 showcases the fact, as the likes of Martin Garrix and Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike have both adopted similar song structures in their music. But then imitation is the highest form of flattery, and Eric Prydz has always been a leader rather than a follower. Just don’t expect him to change any time soon.
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