Noisecontrollers

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Noisecontrollers
Birth nameBas Oskam
Also known as
  • Pavelow
  • Killer Clown
  • SMD
Born (1980-08-14) 14 August 1980 (age 38)
Veenendaal, Netherlands
GenresHardstyle
Dutch house
Occupation(s)DJ, musician, record producer
Years active2005–present
Labels
Websitenoisecontrollers.com
MembersBas Oskam (2005–present)
Past membersArjan Terpstra (2005–2013)

Bas Oskam, better known by his stage name Noisecontrollers, is a Dutch DJ and hardstyle music producer based in Veenendaal, Netherlands.[1] Noisecontrollers was formerly a duo before Arjan Terpstra left the project prompting Oskam to continue as a solo act.[2][3][4] They are regarded as the pioneers of hardstyle music.[2] Since leaving the project, Terpstra has been producing music using the stage name Bloqshot, focusing on different musical styles.[5]

Career[edit]

Noisecontrollers produces melodious hardstyle sound.[6] They debuted on DJ Mag's annual Top 100 DJs ranking at 90th in 2010.[7] They have released songs on Fusion Records, Scantraxx Records and on their own label Digital Age.[6] They released their debut album titled "E=Nc² (The Science Of Hardstyle)".[6] In 2012, Noisecontrollers created the Defqon.1 anthem collaborating with Wildstylez and Headhunterz.[6] In 2013, they created the Decibel anthem collaborating with Alpha Twins.[6] In 2014, Oskam released All Around, the first album since Terpstra's departure from the project.[3][8][9] In 2014, he performed at the Defqon.1 festival in Sydney, Australia.[10] In 2015, he performed at the TomorrowWorld music festival.[11] In August 2015, he performed at Decibel Outdoor Festival.[12] In 2016, he performed with Sander van Doorn at Defqon.1.[13]

They founded the label "Digital Age" with Joram Metekohy, also known as Wildstylez.[14]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

The table below shows a list album titles and their details
Title Album details Peak chart positions
NL
[15]
E=Nc² (The Science Of Hardstyle) 60
All Around
  • Released: 14 March 2014
  • Label: Q-dance Records
  • Formats: CD, digital download
43
All Night Long
  • Released: 22 April 2015
  • Label: Noisecontrol Records
  • Formats: CD, digital download
10 Years
  • Released: 12 December 2015
  • Label: Noisecontrol Records
  • Formats: CD, digital download
Chapter One
(with Bass Modulators)
  • Released: 15 July 2016
  • Label: Headliner Music, Q-dance Records
  • Formats: CD, digital download

Compilation albums[edit]

Title Album details
Qlimax 2014 the Source Code of Creation

Extended plays[edit]

Title Album details
Creatures / Against All Odds
Crump / Marlboro Man / Aliens
Shreek / Venom / Rushroom
Ctrl.Alt.Delete (In Qontrol Anthem 2009)
Tonight
Yellow Minute / Sanctus / Revolution Is Here / Attack Again
Surge of Power Part 1
Surge of Power Part 2
Jaydee

(featuring Toneshifterz)

Paranoid / Diffusion / Diavoli
Unite (Defqon.1 Festival 2011 Anthem)
Faster 'n Further
Bass Mechanics

(with Psyko Punkz)

Charted singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
NL
[15]
BE
[16]
"World of Madness"
(with Headhunterz and Wildstylez)
2012 98 Non-album singles
"Get Loose"
(with Showtek)
2013 32 79
"—" denotes a single that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Awards and nominations[edit]

DJ Mag[edit]

Top 100 DJs Ranking[edit]

Position Year Movement Source
90 2010 New entry [17]
35 2011 Up 55 [18]
27 2012 Up 8 [19]
66 2013 Down 39 [20]
67 2014 Down 1 [21]
107 2015 Down 40 [22]
119 2016 Down 12 [23]
2017 N/A
147 2018 Re-entry [24]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Noisecontrollers". Partyflock. Retrieved 2016-12-14.
  2. ^ a b "Noisecontrollers: The Pioneer of Hardstyle". Pulse Radio. 12 February 2014. Retrieved 2016-12-14.
  3. ^ a b Deupree, Hannah (31 January 2014). "Noisecontrollers Announces New Album "All Around" & North American Tour". Magnetic Magazine.
  4. ^ Jarvis, Nick (21 November 2013). "Noisecontrollers split: "We're both going to focus on the music we love most"". In The Mix. Retrieved 2016-12-14 – via Junkee.
  5. ^ Irion, Tina (14 February 2016). "Dyro is Calling the Shots". Dance Music NW. Retrieved 2016-12-14.
  6. ^ a b c d e "Noisecontrollers - Biography". Hardstyle-Industry. Retrieved 2016-12-14.
  7. ^ "Top 100 DJs 2012". djmag.com. Retrieved 2016-12-14.
  8. ^ "Noisecontrollers, nouvel album 'All Around' en Mars !". www.djmag.fr (in French). Retrieved 2016-12-14.
  9. ^ Wunsch, Jessica (17 February 2014). "DJ Spotlight: Noisecontrollers Bas Oskam's Album Mix Premiere". Vibe. Retrieved 2016-12-14.
  10. ^ Baroni, Nastassia (22 September 2014). "83 Drug-Related Arrests At Sydney's Defqon.1 2014 - Music Feeds". Music Feeds. Retrieved 2016-12-14.
  11. ^ Marro, Ashley (9 September 2015). "TomorrowWorld 2015: 10 Must-See Acts". Stoney Roads. Retrieved 2016-12-14.
  12. ^ Lawrence, Jesse. "Decibel Outdoor Festival Tickets Sold Out On Primary Market For 13th Straight Year". Forbes. Retrieved 2016-12-14.
  13. ^ "Sander van Doorn verrast Defqon.1-publiek - Partyscene". Partyscene (in Dutch). Retrieved 2016-12-14.
  14. ^ "Digital:Age". Hardstyle-Releases.com. Retrieved 2016-12-14.
  15. ^ a b Hung, Steffen. "Discografie Noisecontrollers - dutchcharts.nl". dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved 2016-12-14.
  16. ^ Hung, Steffen. "Dutch Charts - dutchcharts.nl". dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved 2016-12-14.
  17. ^ "Top 100 DJs 2010". djmag.com. Retrieved 2016-12-14.
  18. ^ "Top 100 DJs 2011". djmag.com. Retrieved 2016-12-14.
  19. ^ "Top 100 DJs 2012". DJMag.com. Retrieved 2018-11-04.
  20. ^ "Top 100 DJs 2013". djmag.com. Retrieved 2016-12-14.
  21. ^ "Top 100 DJs 2014". djmag.com. Retrieved 2016-12-14.
  22. ^ "Top 100 DJs: 101-150". DJMag.com. Retrieved 2016-12-14.
  23. ^ "THESE ARE THE DJS WHO JUST MISSED OUT ON 2016'S TOP 100 DJS". DJMag.com. Retrieved 2016-12-14.
  24. ^ "Top 100 DJs poll 2018: The next 50". DJMag.com. 2018-11-04. Retrieved 2018-11-12.