Ten fun facts about Swedish House Mafia
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The supergroup placed at number ten on the DJ Magazine Top 100 DJ Poll 2011 and has been regarded "the faces of mainstream progressive house music."
In the DJ Magazine Top 100 Poll 2012 they were ranked at number twelve.
On June 24, 2012, the group announced via their website that their current tour would be their last together. They have officially broken up as of their final appearance at the Ultra Music Festival on March 2013.
The first production released was "Get Dumb". It was produced with Laidback Luke and released in 2007.Fact 5
The trio, consisting of Swedes Steve Angello, Sebastian Ingrosso, and Axwell, got together in the early 2000s to play house music and grew to become one of the most successful artists.Fact 6
Swedish House Mafia got their name accidentally. As Angello, Axwell and Ingrosso began attracting attention beyond their home country, other artists provided them with the moniker that stuck.Fact 7
They believe their breakup announcement increased their popularity. The guys said that under normal circumstances, they wouldn’t have been popular enough to headline a world tour. However, their breakup announcement created so much buzz, that otherwise uninterested fans began taking notice.Fact 8
Forbes noted that Swedish House Mafia were the first electronic artists to headline at Madison Square Garden.Fact 9
One of their earliest regular concert venues was a pizzeria. Early on, Swedish House Mafia found it difficult to get gigs, so they couldn't be picky. Hungry patrons who wanted a little house music to go with their pepperoni were in luck when the trio began DJing at a Stockholm pizza parlor.Fact 10
Swedish House Mafia collaborated with John Martin on two Grammy-nominated hits.John Martin is best known as the voice on the trio's hit 'Don't You Worry Child,' which earned a Grammy nomination for Best Dance Recording. Go to more people facts ❯
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