Top 30 South African DJs 2012 :: DJ Mag Top 100 *UPDATED!


I was just sent a small surprise about ten minutes ago! It seems DJ Mag have filtered out the top 30 South Africa artists/DJs as voted for in their world renowned “DJ Top 100” list. The list features some of the greats we would expect to see and it’s awesome to see how close some of them came to making the final the top 100.

I’m not going to let my personal taste in music influence my opinion of the list but I do think there are some acts missing and a few who I’d never have put anywhere near the top 30 but it’s a democratic process and it’s all the more reason for all of us to vote next year!

I think we as a nation need to get our shit together and get a few of these names in the final “Top 100 list” where they belong, it can be done!

What do you think of the list?


So we got sent a few correction’s to the list by one of our readers and after checking them we’ve discovered that they’re valid. The list is automatically generated by filtering DJs associated with specific countries so there is always room for errors. We’ve added the new names to the list.

Welcome Dean Fuel, DJ Black Coffee, Commercial Hippies and Ryan Dent

The top 30 South African DJs are..

1 – Protoculture – 253 – [Trance / Progressive]
2 – Goldfish *312 [Tech / House / Electro]
3 – Lady Lea *368 [Tech / House / Electro]
4 – Haezer *1081 [Tech / House / Electro]
6 – Jason Van Wyk *1685 [Trance / Progressive]
5 – Headroom *1950 [Psy-Trance]
7 – Grimehouse *2020 [Drum & Bass / Dubstep]
8 – Nick Supply *2114 [Tech / House / Electro]
9  – Justin Vee *2133 [Tech / House / Electro]
10 – Euphonic *2444 [Tech / House / Electro]
11 – Mark Stent *2465 [Tech / House / Electro]
12 – Crazy White Boy *2496 [Tech / House / Electro]
13 – Roger Goode *2598 [Tech / House / Electro]
14 – Counterstrike *2729 [Drum & Bass / Dubstep]
15 – Niskerone *2749 [Drum & Bass / Dubstep]
16 – Kyle Watson *2882 [Tech / House / Electro]
17 – DJ Black Coffee -2909 – Correction by Dont Party
18 – Pascal & Pearce *3208 [Tech / House / Electro]
19 – Dean Fuel *3473 – Correction by Dont Party
20 – Commercial Hippies -3643 – Correction by Dont Party
21 – Dino Moran *4116 [Tech / House / Electro]
22 – Broken Toy *4249 [Psy-Trance]
23 – Dino Bravo *4351 [Tech / House / Electro]
24 – Ryan Dent *4530 – Correction by Dont Party
25 – Frozen Ghost *4744 [Psy-Trance]
26 – Shift *5003 [Psy-Trance]
27 – Milkshake *5828 [Tech / House / Electro]
28 – SFR *6736 [Drum & Bass / Dubstep]
29 – Artifakt *6981 [Psy-Trance]
30 – Hyphen *7079 [Drum & Bass / Dubstep]

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Off the list after updates!

31 – Rubix Qube *7243 [Psy-Trance]
32 – Small Paul *7264 [Tech / House / Electro]
33 – Shaun Duvet *7604 [Tech / House / Electro]
34 – Ricardo Da Costa *7944 [Tech / House / Electro]

* The number after each name is where they placed on the overall list!

*Please note, to check an artists’ ranking you can go to , click search and type the artists name to see their rankings*


*Thanks EDM South Africa for the email :)


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