BiographyThe house scene today would be unimaginable without DJ Antoine. Always well turned out and being wooed by top sponsors (Paco Rabanne, Hummer (General Motors), Campary, SKYY Vodka, Moonlight, Chupa Chups, J. Lindeberg, Y3, Podspeakers, Numark etc.), this trendsetter is also an attention-getter.
Following a 10-year sprayer career as a bad boy in Basel's hip-hop scene, Antoine was gripped by the pumpin' house wave and has ridden it to the max ever since. Antoine is an unparalleled phenomenon with over 430'000 CDs sold, 12 Golden Awards as well as his famous Houseworks and Egoïste labels, making him the leading male DJ in Switzerland. And the latest news, there are two new CD's at start: the Double-CD “DJ ANTOINE – LIVE IN ST.TROPEZ” and the CD “DJ ANTOINE – MAINSTATION 2006”, now available.
DJ Antoine also ranks among the world's elite since his triumph at the Ericsson Dance Music Award 2001. It's no wonder that he is in demand among presenters around the world (Canada, Norway, England, Holland, Germany, Austria, Italy, Spain, France, Ukraine, United Arabian Emirates, etc.)
Along with partner and friend Fabio Antoniali – alias Mad Mark – DJ Antoine has mixed countless international hits. Many famous artists, such as Mary J. Blige, Cyndi Lauper, Roberto Blanco, Puff Daddy, P. Diddy, Robin S, David Hasselhoff and Ivana Trump collaborate with the duo and have their songs exclusively remixed by the two.
Since 2000, the label Houseworks has catered and promoted its glamorous events at some of the most well-known and popular addresses in the International club scene, with fire and passion. Houseworks is characterized by its unique, representation of lifestyle and extravagant taste.
Particularly in the Swiss House scene this Label is top. Houseworks not only sets constant trends - it is the alpha and omega for all events and caters to a clientele that is stylish, opened viewed, festive, dynamic and between the ages of 18 to 35. Houseworks' inspiring members have very high standards regarding the ambience, music, luxury and lifestyle. The success of this label brings in
over 100'000 visitors annually, among them considerable prominent clients.
DJ Antoine and his partner Mad Mark tour the most prominent Swiss clubs monthly (Kaufleuten Zurich, Pravda Lucerne, Prestige Berne, Mad Lausanne, Love Boat Montreux etc.) Recently one of their goals “HOUSEWORKS GOES INTERNATIONAL“ was successfully realized with DJ Antoine‘s last CD Compilation “DJ ANTOINE – HOUSEWORKS 6 – MAKES ME CUM“. It reaches such destinations like the top metropolises of MOSCOW, MIAMI, DUBAI, KIEV and various stations in POLAND. Since established, the Houseworks label has enjoyed a large and trendy customer base.
Together with the extreme success of the Vinyl and party label Houseworks, DJ Antoine has already released some CD Compilations under the name Houseworks, which has rapidly sold 430‘000 CD‘s and has brought in 12 Gold awards. And the latest news, there are two new CD's at start: “DJ ANTOINE – LIVE IN ST.TROPEZ” and “DJ ANTOINE – MAINSTATION 2006”, out now.
In 2002 a successful partnership with the label Paco Rabanne was developed to market the exclusive label for Perfume. Other renowned companies recognized the advantages provided by the successful relationship between DJ Antoine and Houseworks, thus partnerships with Moonlight, Chupa Chups, Hummer, Campari, SKYY Vodka, J. Lindeberg, Y3, Numark etc. followed.
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