The ClubPlanet Interview: TV Noise

The ClubPlanet Interview: TV Noise

by DJ Ron Slomowicz

There is a whole new generation of young Dutch producers exploding around the world – Martin Garrix, Erik Arbores, Julian Jordan, DeeWayne, and duo TV Noise. Jasper Gerlderblom and Jelmer ten Hoeve, both under the age of 20, met through friends and bonded through a shared sense of humor.  That kind of fun energy is most prominent in their dynamic DJ sets as well as their production and remixes.  They’ve remixed everyone from Martin Solveig, Rebecca & Fiona, and Daddy’s Groove, and collaborated with their friends Martin Garrix and Julian Jordan.  As a duo on the rise, watch for their tracks and remixes to make their way into the sets of the biggest DJs and onto your mp3 player.

RS: So how did the snapbacks turn out?
Jel: Oh wow, you are really up to date! We are working hard on the design right now and it is coming together. We are really excited about it because we love art and designing things and it is a combination of both.

RS: Where did the name TV Noise come from?
Jasper: We had been searching for a name for a couple of months. One day we had the TV on and it shut off, so we heard that annoying noise and figured it would be a good name for us.

RS: I saw the picture of you guys with Erik and Martin. As the next generation, do you guys keep in touch a lot and support each other?
Jasper: Yes, we speak to Martin and Erik every week.
Jel: It’s funny because we are always logged onto Martin Garrix’s SoundCloud. We both put things on SoundCloud so that we can stay up to date with what each other is making.

RS: Aside from the “Just Some Loops,” “Oxford,” and “Childish Grandpa” with Julian Jordan, are there any other collaborations that are in progress?
Jel: Yes, we have some big things coming up and some of our own stuff as well.  There are a couple tracks that are going to be really cool but we can’t say a lot about it.

RS:   What is your dream collab? Who would you like to work with that you have not worked with yet?
Jasper: Ellie Goulding and Calvin Harris because they are so good at the crossover between radio and club and we really admire that.

RS: When you first heard “Animal” by Martin Garrix did you have any idea that it would be as big as it is?
Jasper: No. I thought that it really sucked at first. It wasn’t very good, but the hype and all the animal stuff made it a really good track.
Jel:   He put a little clip of the original version for us to check out on SoundCloud, but we didn’t like it at all. He showed us the new version and we thought that perhaps it could be something great and the next thing we knew the whole track exploded. The crowds go nuts over it, it’s sick!

RS: Which one of you said “We couldn’t dance so we became DJs”?
Jasper: I think that I did. It is the truth, we can’t dance! We were 16 years old and all of our friends knew how to dance but we couldn’t, so we decided “fuck it, let’s just be DJs!” It is not only a hobby but our job now, it’s really weird.

RS: How did the two of you meet each other?
Jel: We met at school, we were friends for two years and then we started making music together.
Jasper: We didn’t know each other until our friends became friends with each other and we stayed in touch and got together at parties. We discovered that we laughed at the same jokes at the same moments even when no one else laughed and we knew that it would lead to a great friendship.

RS:  How often do you do the Error Podcast and how do you choose the songs for it?
Jel: We do it once a month and we put the songs that we like on the radio show.
Jasper: We don’t only play house and electro music. For the 20th edition in March, we played deep house, trap music and other stuff that we really like. We don’t play the Beatport Top 10 though.

RS: So is the radio show a representation of what you play in your sets?
Jasper: We play some of the tracks in our sets but some of them we can’t play during our sets. We try not to limit what we play to what is hot right now because there is so much talent out there that is not being discovered.  We try to play new tracks in our sets and podcast.

RS: When you play live what percentage is your own music and what percentage is other people’s music?
Jasper: There is a big difference because we don’t play a lot of our own tracks because we don’t have a lot of them but we do play a lot of our own remixes and try to mash it up with other tracks.
Jel: It is probably 40%. We really like a lot of tracks so it is hard to choose what we want to play.

RS: One thing that confused me was those flower headbands, what was the story behind those?
Jasper: Our fans made them. We have the craziest fans in the world, they make things like flowered headbands and put our heads on Barbie dolls but we like it, that’s why we posted it.

RS: As avid gamers, of all of the tracks that you have made which one do you think would sound the best in Grand Theft Auto?
Jel: That’s a great question. Probably the “Stellar” remix for Daddy’s Groove. If you drive aggressively in that game it will go well.

RS: Which remix of yours has been the most challenging?
Jel: The Christina Aguilera remix, The BPM was different and we had 48 hours to make the remix so it was very challenging. It was also one of the most fun remixes that we did because it was fun to make it and there was so much stress and motivation behind it.

RS: What is coming next from you guys?
Jel: We have five new singles and possibly some new remixes and we are going on tour in America.
Jasper: We got our visa so we can perform in the US and we already have some big bookings so we are really excited!

Interview conducted during Winter Music Conference 2014.

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