DJ Zany

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Raoul van Grinsven
Origin NetherlandsVeldhoven, Netherlands
Genres Hardstyle, hardcore techno
Years active 1993 - Present
Labels Fusion Records
Associated acts Donkey Rollers, The Beholder, Shadowlands Terrorists

DJ Zany (or just Zany; real name: Raoul van Grinsven) (born 11 May 1974, Veldhoven) is a disc jockey[1] and former member of Shadowlands Terrorists, now specialising in hardstyle. He is currently the owner of Fusion Records.


Zany lives in Veldhoven, near Eindhoven. After training as a chef, Zany worked for ten years in an Eindhoven record store. He started as a producer of techno and trance before he started focusing on hardstyle. He has toured abroad both with the Shadowlands Terrorists and performing under his own name.

From 2001, using a variety of pseudonyms, Zany produced EPs and remixes for the Fusion label.

In 2002, Zany started a new project under the name Donkey Rollers, which was aired at the Defqon.1 Festival as an act in 2005.

In 2005, Zany gained third place at the Dutch Dance Awards.


  1. ^ "Programmes - Kutski, Zany Guest Mix & DJ Promo Hardest Record". BBC Online. BBC - BBC Radio 1. 11 September 2010. Retrieved 31 October 2010. 

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