|dj Profile: Thomas Gold|
|dj Profile: Thomas Gold|
|Written by Administrator|
|Wednesday, 07 July 2010 11:54|
“Few remixers are as good as Gold” Mixmag 2009 “Thomas Gold is set for producer big league after a massive 2009” Future Music In the last 12 months Thomas Gold’s profile has soared skywards. Thomas’ music has swept club charts the world over, whilst his djing has seen him circumnavigated the planet with rousing appearances throughout Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East and North America.
And this meteoric rise hasn’t gone unnoticed as Beatport recently earmarked him ‘One to watch in 2010’ and Toolroom records snapping him up as both a label artist and residents dj. So from the turn of the new decade Thomas will be part of the infamous ‘Toolroom Knights’ party crew.Hardly surprising considering the impact Thomas had in 2009.
His first track of the year ‘Everybody Be Somebody’ (MoS) topped the international charts from Spain to Canada, and was later followed with even more success when his single ‘Shake It’ (Cr2) wedged itself firmly at the top of the Beatport charts. The track went on to become an Ibiza anthem and rank among Beatport’s Top 10 best selling tracks of 2009!
Continuing this trend in 2010, Thomas has once more been topping the Beatport charts when ‘The Button’ (Toolroom records) went straight to #1! A flawless talent as a producer, Thomas’s studio output has the prowess of a savage tiger when unleashed onto the dance floor.
In four short years he has built an impressive back catalogue that counts BBC Radio 1’s Pete Tong, Mark Knight, Axwell, TV Rock, DJ DLG, Vandalism, Prok & Fitch, Norman Doray, Antoine Clamaran, Robbie Rivera and David Tort, among the many clubbers and promoters, as loyal supporters.
From club bangers to radio friendly successes, the music of Thomas Gold has it all. Most notable releases include ‘The Button’, ‘Shake It – Move A Little Closer’, Just Because feat Amanda Wilson, ‘In Your Face’, ‘Don´t You Want Me’ and ‘Everybody Be Somebody’ to name but a few.
In 2009 the German based artist was nominated for Beatport’s ‘Best Progressive House Artists’, and eventually went onto win the coveted Beatport award in the category ‘Best Progressive House Track’ for his remix of Delerium ‘Silence’. Since then Thomas has gone on to rework tracks for many of his peers such as Erick Morillo’s ‘Say The Word’, Ian Carey´s ‘SOS’ and Paul Van Dyk´s classic anthem ‘We Are Alive’.
So successful has his remix work been to date that his credits read like the who’s who of the global dance scene… Constantly travelling the world with his unique ‘Golden TG Set’; an exclusive performance featuring many of his own productions, remixes and special edits. Thomas has created a sound that is just as at home in the big room environment of a festival or dance arena, as it is in the more personal surroundings of club lands grittier underground settings.
So it goes without saying that the demand for Thomas’ music has led to him headlining many of the world’s best venues such as Ministry of Sound and Pacha, whilst touring has seen him rock parties in cities from Los Angeles to London and Paris to Moscow and of course being a feature in Ibiza where he’s played El Divino, Space and Privilege. Besides a busy tour schedule, he also finds the time to do his regular radio show which is syndicated across 11 countries around the globe of which includes Australia, Brazil, Canada and France.