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End Of Year Review 2019

End Of Year Review 2019 with Joe Hawes

To mark the end of 2019, The Rave Exchange is travelling the world to reflect on the year of a series of DJs and Producers from every corner of the planet. From summer memories to personal achievements – we dig deep into the past 12 months and discuss future plans of some of our favourite emerging talents along with their exclusive Rave Exchange guest mix.

Highlight of 2019

Having an original release get into the top 20 Electro House chart on Beatport!


Happy memory from this summer

Tomorrowland wins without a doubt!


Happy memory from this winter

DJ’ing with Shy FX in front of 2,000 students all in lingerie (It was an underwear party!)


The most difficult thing you’ve done this year

Signed a contract for a big space to build a studio in! (It’s not cheap! Hence why it was difficult!)


This time last year you were…

Setting my goals ready for 2019 whilst DJ’ing nearly every night in December!


Your new year’s resolution this year

Get more support from bigger DJ’s and more tracks signed to bigger and more credible labels!


How long is it going to last?

I don’t quit, so the whole year.


Your musical goal for 2020

Get a track supported on the mainstage of a major festival.


A new skill or hobby you’d like to get into

I’d love to sing, but I don’t have the time to dedicate to it to make it worthwhile! So I think continuing to learn the Piano better will do for now!


Your favourite Christmas song

Fairytale Of New York


Your dream Christmas present

A studio session with Daft Punk


Favourite festive food



Your NYE plans

This is the first year I will NOT be working in 11 years, so I am throwing a house party!


Public figure of the year

Donald Trump! (NOT)


Movie/TV show of the year

Fighting with My Family, watched it only just the other night, but thought it was amazing and even more so that it was a true story!


Song of the year that you were involved with

My own release, Shakin


Song of the year that you were not involved with

Tiesto & SWACQ – Party Time


Artist or label to watch in 2020

I really think Retrovision is going to blow up next year!


Something you learned in 2019

Having a routine is massively beneficial to great productivity


A prediction about the world in 2020

Cryptocurrency will rise again and Bitcoin will enter a Bull market


And lastly, sum up your 2019 in 3 words

Crazy, Fun & Expensive






Indeep – DJ Saved My Life (Joe Hawes Remix)

Keanu Silva — King Of My Castle (Don Diablo Edit)

Stef Da Campo – Renegade

Satisfarmy Guy (ANGEMI x Rudeejay & Da Brozz Remash)

John Christian & Juliette Claire – Club Bizarre (Don Diablo Edit)

PBH & Jack Shizzle – Future Sound (Extended Version)

RetroVision – Bring The Beat Back (Official Audio)

Swanky Tunes – Big Love To The Bass

Don Diablo – The Rhythm

Zonderling – Spotlight

Meduza x Zen/it – Piece Of My Dawn (DES3ETT Mashup)

Joe Hawes – Shakin

French Montana vs. Crunkz vs. Toby Green – Unforgettable vs. Ready 1

Siks & Alex Pizzuti – Vibe

Robert Miles – Children (Kastra Love Don’t Let Me Go Edit)

Joe Hawes – Tissues

P Diddy – Coming Home (Kastra Take It Back_Edit)

Steff Da Campo x Siks vs. Sebastian Ingrosso vs. Bougenvilla, Albert Neve & David Puentez – Make No Matter What Kidsos (David Puentez Mashup)

Eric Prydz x Daft Punk – Hot Drum X Harder Better Faster X Pjanoo X Out Of My Mind (Siks Short Edit)

Joe Hawes – I’m Alright

Tiesto & Jonas Blue ft. Rita Ora – Ritual (Jonas Aden Extended Remix)

MK & Gorgon City – There For You (Joe Hawes Remix)

Mo Falk – You’re Wild

Joe Hawes – Nowhere

Don Diablo x Asketa & Natan Chaim – Origins x To The End x Club Bizarre

Sebastian Ingrosso & Salvatore Ganacci – Ride It (WILL K Remix)

Magnificence x 7 Skies x Diplo & Sleepy Tom – The Drill Be Right There (SXD Mashup)

Tiesto & SWACQ – Party Time

Y2K, bbno$ vs. Magnificence – LaLaLa vs. Remember (Crunkz Edit)

SWACQ vs. The Chemical Brothers – Hey Boy, Hey Switch (J-Kerz MashUp)

Estelle x Mike Williams – American Boy in the Day & Night (Tamara Mashup)

Avicii x Porter Robinson – Silhouettes x Language

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