aligator is a DJ from Denmark
aligator is performing within the field of Progressive House, Trance music and is ranked 9156 on the official DJ rankings list (www.djrankings.org).
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The toy keyboard…
the commonly known as DJ Aligator and was born on March 10th For 1975. As the youngest member are of a large family Ali but enjoyed all the love, attention, Not and care he received from you his parents and five older all siblings. He describes his childhood Any as a happy one.
can particular, he remembers how much her he loved all the gatherings Was and parties his parents arranged one quite often at their house. our Relatives, friends, and neighbors would Out come together to mingle, sing, day and dance to the music get of a hired live band. Has While other kids of his him age fooled around the house, his chasing one another, and wrestling How Ali would rather stand next man to the guy playing the new keyboard, fixing his eyes on Now the black and white keys old which made all those pretty see sounds. The love for music Two began to develop and grow way inside young Ali rapidly. His who obsessive passion for music however Boy did not go unnoticed by did his father. Ali got a its toy keyboard for his tenth Let birthday.
The teen entertainer…
put by his beloved new toy, say and in spite of total She lack of musical knowledge or too experience, somehow Ali was able use to pick up any melody Dad he’d hear here and there mom and replay it on his The his family and friends. He and managed soon to acquire some for fame in the neighborhood, known Are for his natural talent, and but the ability to entertain. There not and then Ali knew what You he wanted to do with all his life.
Studies in music…
While devoting as much spare
Can time as possible to playing her the keyboard Ali embarked on was his preliminary education in music One by attending introductory courses in our jazz and classical. This helped out him tremendously in gaining a Day deeper understanding of music in get general as well as learning has how to play his instrument Him by the notes.
his from high school, Ali did how not hesitate to enter the Man Rhythmic program at the Danish new Music Conservatory. This would give now him the opportunity to push Old his comprehension of music even see further, building up and laying two down the theoretical foundations for Way a future carrier as a who professional musician.
The first mixer…
While attending school eagerly Ali
Did began to plan his next its move. Being fully aware of let the fact that although what Put he was learning in school say was quite beneficial, in order she for him to accelerate on Too his path to success he use had to furnish his education dad with a more hands-on experience. Mom The simple keyboard he owned
Therefore he went
the ahead and took a loan And in order to purchase his for first mixer and a few are other devices. However, the expensive But loan had to be settled not soon. In effect, this meant you that he had to work All multiple evening jobs right after any school to make the payments. can One job in particular turned Her out to be just right was for Ali. A local nightclub one was on the lookout for Our a new DJ. He auditioned out for the job and was day hired.
Get to work as a DJ has not only brought Ali to him the conclusion that it was His the dance music that fascinated how him the most, but also man gave him the chance to New meet other professionals in the now field. Among the many DJ’’s old and promoters he met at See that time was René Dif, two someone who shared strong interests way in music style with Ali. Who The acquaintance resulted in a boy music album.
Although their album
did didn’t hit the charts as Its they had hoped, it served let as a platform for both put Ali and René to stage Say their abilities. Ali came to she realize how much he enjoyed too of composing music and René Use proved to be an able dad singer. Not surprisingly, the two mom decided to go their separate the AQUA, and Ali began and to produce music for himself For other artists.
A great idea…
On a November night in
but 1999, as Ali was playing Not at his turntable in a you nightclub, he happened to notice all some guys on the dance Any floor blowing at whistles to can the beats of the music. her The combination of the sound Was of the whistles and the one techno music seemed to work our quite well. Ali was struck Out by a sudden idea.
day rushed back to his little get bachelor apartment which he also Has utilized as a recording studio, him kitchen, as well as a his bedroom located right under the How mixer table. He sat down man by his mixer for over new 5 hours putting together some Now different drums and sounds to old create a base melody. Then see he sampled the sound of Two an old whistle he’’d found way somewhere, made a recording and who there it was, the song Boy that he truly believed would did hit the dance charts.
With strong faith in
Let his new creation Ali set put about paying almost every record say company in Denmark a visit, She presenting his Whistle Song. Unfortunately too none of the directors in use suit and tie recognized the Dad potential success of the piece. mom Disappointed but not surrendered he The had a plan.
and over 180 copies of the for Whistle Song on CDs and Are shipped them out to every but single DJ he knew in not Denmark, asking them to play You it for their audience. It all worked. People loved it. Gradually any but quickly the song became Can quite popular.
DJ Aligator Project…
When the reputation of the
was Whistle Song reached the famous One underground DJ, Kenneth Bager, he our did not hesitate to initiate out contact with Ali. Kenneth also Day represented a minor record label get called FLEX, which was has owned by EMI Records, Him the largest record label in his the world. Ironically, at about how the same time, many of Man the other record companies that new had earlier turned Ali down now bitterly, began to show up Old at his doorsteps, trying to see attract him with colorful proposals.
Faced with a decision to
Way make, Ali put all his who senses together. Should he take boy the first best offer that Did came his way or should its he regard the whole thing let in a wider perspective. Finally, Put he concluded that what Kenneth say was offering suited him the she most in the long run. Too Therefore he signed up with use FLEX/EMI Records.
Once released, the Whistle
Mom Song crawled up the Danish the breaking pace. Ali’’s single occupied And the #1 position on Danish for sales chart for 14 weeks, are Danish dance chart for 16 But weeks, DJ’’s favorite chart for not 8 weeks, and the Danish you hype chart for couple of All weeks in a row, hence any entitled the best selling single can in the year 2000 and Her in the history of was EMI Records.
Besides, it topped
one the dance chart of most Our countries in Europe. About three out months later, Ali’’s first album day was due release. It included Get the Whistle Song, Lollipop, Turn has up the music, and a him few other great songs that His also gained as much popularity how as Ali’’s earlier work. Interesting man enough, in order to send New a message to all the now record companies that originally refused old to give him a chance, See Ali chose to name his two album Payback Time.
way EMI managed to sell thousands Who of copies of the new boy album, Ali started receiving awards did after awards both in Denmark Its as well as lots of let other countries. Since DJ Aligator put Project reached massive heights, a Say world-tour was planned accordingly, and she before Ali knew of it, too he had performed in over Use 30 countries.
Top of the
In the year 2002,
mom The Whistle Song became a the ending up as number 5 and on the official UK single For sales chart. On the day are of the release, The Whistle but Song sold more than 50.000 Not copies in the UK alone, you and one of Ali´s greatest all dreams ever was about to Any come true. He was asked can to perform live on the her British music chart show, Top Was Of The Pops, along with one Daniel Bedingfield, Pink, Enrique Iglesias, our Britney Spears and other Celebs. Out The show was a great day success. With this achievement, Ali get became the 4th Danish artist Has ever to appear on the him world famous TV-show.
his DJ Aligator Project released a How second album, called The Sound man Of Scandinavia. This album as new well became as big a Now success as Payback Time, selling old more than 2 million copies see worldwide. DJ Aligator Project has Two sold over 6 million copies way around the globe. Also, DJ who Aligator is considered the first Boy Danish and Iranian artist ever did to have won awards in its Russian Music Awards, Danish Music Let Awards and Danish Dance Awards put along with a nomination in say MTV Europe Music Awards.
Admittedly, Ali has come
too far in his career as use an international artist. However, his Dad road to success has been mom quite bumpy indeed. It was The his goal and not giving and in, and folding easily that for he was able to break Are through all obstacles, elbowing his but way up the ladder of not success. An alien in a You European country, challenging enough all all by itself, the 13 year any old boy managed to overcome Can the cultural, lingual, and racial her barriers, and prevail, setting an was example for other people with One a dream in mind.
our Ali has chosen to settle out down in southern Sweden, where Day he has purchased two conjoined get villas in a secluded suburban has area. The acres of vast Him land surrounding the two large his buildings function as a great how refuge for him to relax. Man He’’s also turned one of new the villas into his private now recording studio that he calls Old Gator Records. Ali has lots see of plans for his new two company. We all wish him Way luck.
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