ARIA DJ Of The Week: Will Sparks
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ARIA DJ Of The Week: Will Sparks

October 29, 2018

Meet the Melbourne DJ/producer.

At 25 years of age, Melbourne-born tastemaker Will Sparks has well and truly earned his placing as one of the most esteemed and exciting electronic acts to break out of Australia this decade.
 
In his short career, Will Sparks has won the title of ‘Best Breakthrough Artist’ [inthemix – 2013], Australia’s #1 DJ [inthemix – 2014], one of ‘Billboard Magazine’s 10 most exciting young talents’, #73 DJ in the World [DJ Mag Top 100 – 2016], embarked on countless world tours, playing roughly 300 shows every year across all corners of the globe, with residencies at some of the world’s most famous venues – Paradise Club - Mykonos, XS - Las Vegas and Pacha - Sydney to name a few - and hitting some of the biggest stages in the world including Tomorrowland, Electric Daisy Carnival, Ultra Music Festival and TomorrowWorld.
 
Since his genre-defining track, ‘Ah Yeah!’ hit #3 on the Beatport overall charts at the tail end of 2012, Will Sparks has been unstoppable, curating a catalogue of highly esteemed, energizing repertoire by producing hit after hit and gaining recognition from a number of dance music heavyweights and the biggest names in the industry and winning him multiple Gold and Platinum records to decorate the walls with, including FOUR top 10  Beatport records before May, 2017 alone.
 
His SoundCloud page stands as testament to his phenomenal influence as a producer, racking up millions of plays on a single release alone and his countless original productions have spent weeks inside the Beatport top 10 in addition to signature remixes of global hits such as Major Lazer’s ‘Be Together’, Robin Thicke’s ‘Blurred Lines’, The Chainsmokers’ ‘Selfie’ and a sync deal that saw his hit track ‘Ah Yeah’ featured as the main promotional track for hit US TV series ‘Ballers’ with The Rock.
 
To add to his impressive resume, Will Sparks has curated his own record label ‘Bourne Recordings - a joint venture with Lucky Ent and Ministry of Sound Australia, which has a mission of supporting young talent and emerging artists, as well as acting as a home for his releases. Bourne now boasts multiple Beatport overall Top 10’s.

Will's Top 10 tracks this week:

1 Meiko Back In The Game Will Sparks Remix
2 Joel Fletcher & Reece Low Feat. Savage Lose Your Mind Original
3 Lucille Croft & Swarm Psycho Original
4 Dimatik & Krunk Elevare Original
5 Horizon In The Morning Original
6 Dimatik & Uberjakd Shakuchi Original
7 JDG Lessons Original
8 Brynny Don't Say You Love Me Original
9 Tigerlily Feat. Luciana Kick Boom Orignal
10 Harpoon Feat. Ido Be With You Always Kate Fox Remix