Hook n Sling

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Hook n Sling
Hook n Sling @ Villa Nightclub (20 6 2009) (3694101296).jpg
Background information
Birth name Anthony Maniscalco
Born 12 November
Sydney, Australia
Origin Sydney, Australia
Genres House
Occupation(s) Songwriter, producer, DJ
Years active 2007–present
Labels Spinnin' Records, Axtone Records
Associated acts Galantis, Axwell, Sam Feldt
Website www.hooknsling.com

Anthony Maniscalco, better known by his stage name Hook n Sling, is an Australian multiplatinum ARIA-nominated record producer, songwriter and DJ residing in Los Angeles, California.

Musical career[edit]

In 2007 he received an ARIA Music Awards nomination,[1] a DMC Buzz Chart #1 and several Pete Tong plays for his breakout tune “The Bump”, and later achieved both club and of sound have had Hook ilations including the prestigious Ministry of Sound Annual in 2010. Hook n Sling has played at venues and festivals across the world including Pacha, Space Ibiza, Global Gathering, Future Music Festival and Stereosonic. In 2011 he toured the United States and played with Wolfgang Gartner at the infamous Music Box in Los Angeles.[2] In February 2012 he sets off on an extensive tour across the United States, Dominican Republic and Canada.[3]

In 2011 he claimed a Hype Machine number one with the track "Take You Higher" with Goodwill.[4]

In 2014 his single "Tokyo by Night" was released with a remix from Swedish DJ Axwell, on his label Axtone. The remix was premiered on 18 April 2014 and gained BBC Radio 1 support from Danny Howard. It topped the Beatport charts the week after its release.

Hook n Sling is published by Kobalt for the world, and managed by Dave Frank, Nat Esten and Lucas Keller at Milk & Honey.


Extended plays[edit]

Year Title Release Date Label
2004 "Number Cruncher" Nov 30, 2004 Hussle n Bussle
2007 "Silver Service" Jun 15, 2007 Hussle n Bussle
2008 "Plastic Wrap" Feb 7, 2008 Hussle Recordings
2009 "Highball / Another Night" Mar 4, 2009 Hussle Recordings


Year Title Release Date Label Note
2008 "The Best Thing (2008)" Jul 21, 2008 Hussle Recordings
2009 "Working Kings Cross" (with Adam K) Jul 20, 2009 Hussle Recordings
2010 "Gotta Make a Move" (featuring Snob Scrilla) Feb 7, 2010 Astrx
2011 "Diamonds in the Sky" (with TV Rock featuring Rudy) Mar 18, 2011 Flamingo Recordings #12 DMC Ade Buzz Chart
"Edge of the Earth" (with Richard Dinsdale & Sam Obernik) Jul 12, 2011 Stealth Recordings
"Take You Higher" (with Goodwill) Jul 28, 2011 Astrx #1 Hype Machine, Gold Sales in Belgium, #1 iTunes (Main Singles Chart) in Belgium, #1 iTunes (Electronic Singles Chart) in Italy
2012 "Surrender" (with Evermore) Jun 25, 2012 Spinnin' Records #7 Beatport (Progressive House Chart)
"Reason" (with NERVO) Sep 7, 2012 Spinnin' Records #2 Beatport (Main Chart), #4 Hype Machine
2013 "Don't You Know" Apr 26, 2013 Spinnin' Records #3 ARIA Club Chart, #9 Beatport (Progressive House Chart)
"Magnet" (with Chris Willis) Aug 5, 2013 Spinnin' Records
2014 "Celebrate" (Hook n Sling Remix) (vs. Empire of the Sun) Feb 25, 2014 Capitol Records
"Tokyo by Night" (Axwell Remix) (featuring Karin Park) Apr 28, 2014 Axtone Records #1 Beatport (Main Chart)
"Tokyo by Night" (featuring Karin Park) Oct 20, 2014 Diversion Recordings
"Momentum" Nov 10, 2014 Doorn Records #1 DMC ADE Buzz Chart (Oct 16, 2014)[5]
2015 "Break Yourself" (featuring Far East Movement and Pusha T) Aug 14, 2015 Polydor
2016 "Love on Me" (with Galantis) Sep 30, 2016 Big Beat Records
2017 "Open Your Eyes" (with Sam Feldt) Feb 24, 2017 Spinnin' Records

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Director Release Date Label Note
2008 "The Best Thing (2008)" Nicolas Randall & Scott Otto Anderson Jul 21, 2008 Hussle Recordings
2011 "Take You Higher" (with Goodwill) Benn Jae Nov 6, 2011 Nettwerk Music Over 8.7 million views[6] on YouTube
2012 "Reason" (with NERVO) Alex de Bonrepos & Kyle Padilla Sep 7, 2012 Spinnin' Records Over 6.9 million views[7] on YouTube
2014 "Tokyo by Night" (featuring Karin Park) Teun van der Zalm & Daan Verbiest Oct 24, 2014 Diversion Recordings


Year Artist Title
2006 Sarah McLeod He Doesn't Love You (Hook N Sling Vocal Mix) & (Hook N Sling Dub Mix)
Martijn ten Velden & Paul Harris I Wish U Would
WhoMadeWho Out the Door
2007 Darren Hayes Step Into The Light
Tonite Only Danger (The Bomb) (Hook N Sling & Kid Kenobi Remix)
Stanton Warriors Shake It Up
Nasty Tales Come On-A My House (Hook N Sling's 'Dump Your Dealer' Remix) & (Hook n Sling's 'Fly Boy' Remix)
Bass Kleph Coup D'état
Subsource This Town
Toby Neal Do You Really (Want My Love)
2008 Cadence Lazy Love
James Harcourt Mea Culpa
Calvin Harris I'm Not Alone
Cobra Dukes Leave the Light On
The Potbelleez Are You with Me
2009 Miike Snow Silvia (Hook n Sling & Goodwill Remix)
Miami Horror Sometimes
La Roux vs. Dataworx In for the Kill (Hook n Sling Edit)
Style of Eye featuring Stephen Simmonds Galore
Fedde Le Grande featuring Mitch Crown Let Me Be Real (Hook n Sling & Goodwill Remix)
David Vendetta She Turns Around
Sam La More I Wish It Could Last
2010 Pocket808 featuring Nathan Hudson Ghostship
Chris Sorbello So Lonely
Paul Harris featuring Amanda Wilson Caught Up
Rhythm Masters and MYNC featuring Wynter Gordon I Feel Love (Hook n Sling & Goodwill Remix)
Bass Kleph Where Do We Go
Ou Est Le Swimming Pool Jackson's Last Stand
2011 The Aston Shuffle feat. Lovers Electric Start Again
Hard Rock Sofa and St. Brothers Blow Up (Hook n Sling & Goodwill Remix)
Wolfgang Gartner featuring will.i.am Forever
NERVO featuring Afrojack and Steve Aoki We're All No One
Flo Rida Good Feeling
2012 Michael Calfan Mozaik
2013 The Presets Fall
Kaskade Atmosphere
2014 Lana Del Rey Ultraviolence
2015 Sultan + Ned Sheperd featuring Denny White Don't Let Me Down
2016 Matoma & Becky Hill False Alarm
2017 Cheat Codes & Demi Lovato "No Promises"

Mix compilations[edit]


  1. ^ "This year's ARIA nominations are in". TheVine. 8 October 2009. Archived from the original on 18 April 2012. Retrieved 2 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Tickets and Event Information @ FONDA THEATRE - Los Angeles, CA". Wantickets. Retrieved 10 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "Hook N Sling - Bandsintown - Facebook". Facebook. Retrieved 10 December 2014. 
  4. ^ "Hook n Sling". Ministryofsound.co.au. Retrieved 10 December 2014. 
  5. ^ "ADE BUZZ CHART - NIGHT Part 1". Dmcworld.net. Retrieved 10 December 2014. 
  6. ^ "Goodwill & Hook N Sling - Take You Higher [Official Music Video]". YouTube. Retrieved 10 December 2014. 
  7. ^ "NERVO & Hook N Sling - Reason (Official Music Video)". YouTube. Retrieved 10 December 2014. 

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