Broiler (music producers)

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Broiler
Broilernorwaycup.png
Photo: Christopher Lunde
Background information
Also known asDJ Broiler 2011-2013
OriginDrammen, Norway
Genres
Years active2011 (2011)–present
Associated actsFreddy Kalas
Websitewww.broiler.com
MembersMikkel Christiansen (1992)
Simen Auke (1991)

Broiler, formerly known as DJ Broiler, is a Norwegian electronic music record producer and DJ duo made up of Mikkel Buxrud Christiansen (born 22 April 1992) and Simen Auke (born 22 April 1991). In 2011, they found online success with their dance tunes consisting of comical elements, but have since focused on professional remixing and music production.

Music career[edit]

Broiler performing in 2018
Photo: Tore Sætre

Early career[edit]

In 2011, Mikkel Christiansen had some success with "Navy Seals" featuring F. Genius. The same year, Simen Auke had major success with his song "Cannabus" under the pseudonym SimenA, who charted on the Norwegian Singles Chart for two weeks.

2012–13: The Beginning[edit]

DJ Broiler released several singles and got famous for their funny videos, which often portrayed and parodied the life in the suburbs and local cities around Drammen.[1] They released "Afterski" in November 2012, which instantly became a hit and charted on the Norwegian Singles Chart, peaking at number 3.[2] In May 2013 they released "Vannski", which reached number one in its third week of charting and became their first number one hit in Norway. "En gang til" was released in June 2013, reaching number 8 on the Norwegian Singles Chart. Their debut studio album The Beginning was released on 4 November 2013, reaching a peak of 6 on the Norwegian Albums Chart. The album also includes the single "Bonski", which reached number 5 on the Norwegian Singles Chart. On 29 November 2013 Broiler released the Episode 1 EP, which peaked at number 19 on the Norwegian Albums Chart. The EP includes the single "Colors", which later reached number 18 on the Norwegian Singles Chart.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions
NOR
[2]
The Beginning 6

Extended plays[edit]

Title Details Peak chart positions
NOR
[2]
Episode 1
  • Credited as: Broiler
  • Released: 29 November 2013
  • Label: Universal Music
  • Format: Digital download, CD
13

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
NOR
[2]
AUT
[3]
BEL
(Fl)

[4]
BEL
(Wa)

[5]
DEN
[2]
FRA
[6]
US
Dance
"Afterski" 2012 3 The Beginning
"Vannski" 2013 1
"En gang til"
(with Sirkus Eliassen)
8
"Bonski" 5
"Colors" 18 Episode 1
"Get Drunk"[7]
(featuring Dirt Nasty and Andy Milonakis)
2014 non-album singles
"Fuck Everybody"[8]
(featuring Dex Carrington)
"Rays of Light" 11 2
"Wild Eyes"
(featuring Ravvel)
1 70 4 25 11 138
"For You"
(featuring Anna Bergendahl)
21
"Fly by Night"
(featuring Tish Hyman)
2015 4
"Money"
(featuring Bekuh BOOM)
2016 3
"Lay It on Me"
(with Ina Wroldsen)
2
"Daydream" 19
[9]
"Amazing"
(featuring Kurt Nilsen)
2017 20
[10]
"Goodbye to Love"[11]
(with Nico Santos)
"Undercover"
(with Voli)
31
[12]
"Mirror" 2018 28
[13]
"A Little Longer" 28
[14]
"Do It" 2019 12
[15]
"Good Idea"[16]
(with Bekuh Boom)
"—" denotes a single that did not chart or was not released.

Remixes[edit]

Title Original artist(s) Year Peak chart positions Album
NOR
[2]
"Happy Home" Hedegaard 2014 Non-album remix
"Shots" Imagine Dragons 2015 4 Smoke + Mirrors
"It's You" Syn Cole 10 Non-album remixes
"I Can't Say No!" Lea Rue 17
"Hurts So Good" Astrid S 2016
"What Do You Love" Seeb
(featuring Jacob Banks)
2017
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Per Christian Selmer-Anderssen (28 November 2012). "Det glade liv som DJ Broiler". dt.no. Retrieved 14 December 2012. (in Norwegian)
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Discography DJ Broiler". Norwegian Charts Portal. Hung Medien.
  3. ^ "Discografie Broiler". Austrian Charts Portal. Hung Medien.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "Discografie Broiler". Belgium (Flanders) Charts Portal. Hung Medien.
  5. ^ "Discografie Broiler". Belgium (Wallonia) Charts Portal. Hung Medien.
  6. ^ "Discography DJ Broiler". French Charts Portal. Hung Medien.
  7. ^ Get Drunk (feat. Dirt Nasty & Andy Milonakis) - Single by Broiler
  8. ^ Fuck Everybody (feat. Dex Carrington) - Single by Broiler
  9. ^ "VG-lista - Topp 20 Single uke 21, 2016". VG-lista. Archived from the original on 5 July 2016. Retrieved 28 May 2016.
  10. ^ "VG-lista - Topp 20 Single uke 11, 2017". VG-lista. Archived from the original on 18 March 2017. Retrieved 18 March 2017.
  11. ^ "Goodbye To Love" on Spotify
  12. ^ "VG-lista – Topp 20 Single uke 24, 2017". VG-lista. Archived from the original on 11 July 2017. Retrieved 17 June 2017.
  13. ^ "VG-lista – Topp 20 Single uke 12, 2018". VG-lista. Retrieved 24 March 2018.
  14. ^ "VG-lista – Topp 20 Single uke 19, 2018". VG-lista. Retrieved 12 May 2018.
  15. ^ "VG-lista – Topp 20 Single uke 16, 2019". VG-lista. Retrieved 20 April 2019.
  16. ^ "Good Idea (feat. Bekuh Boom) - Single by Broiler on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 19 May 2019.

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