Tom Swoon

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Tom Swoon
Birth name Dorian Tomasiak
Also known as Tom Swoon, Pixel Cheese
Born (1993-06-06) 6 June 1993 (age 24)
Goleniów, Poland
Genres Progressive house, electro house, future house
Occupation(s) Electronic musician, DJ, record producer, radio personality on Dash Radio.
Years active 2009–present
Labels Ultra Records, Zouk Recordings, Protocol Recordings, Revealed Recordings
Associated acts
Website tomswoon.com

Dorian Tomasiak (born 6 June 1993), known professionally as Tom Swoon (previously Pixel Cheese), is a Polish DJ, remixer, and record producer.[1][2]

Tom Swoon currently hosts Lift Off Radio on Electro City on Dash Radio. He finally debuted in the DJ Mag's 2015 Top 100 DJs voting poll as No. 46.

Biography[edit]

Tomasiak was born on 6 June 1993 in Goleniów, Poland. His interest in music started at a very young age. At the age of 17, he discovered electronic dance music and was inspired by artists such as Deadmau5 and Daft Punk. Over the next few years, he taught himself the art of DJing and saved up his earnings and bought a proper DJ setup, transforming himself from a bedroom DJ into an artist with an unrivalled drive for music production.[citation needed]

In late 2011, his first official remix of Gareth Emery's single "Tokyo" was released on Garuda and immediately climbed into Beatport's Top 100 chart. This remix was followed by two other successful remixes for Steve Aoki and Kaskade, two of the pillars of modern electronic dance music. In March 2012, his debut track, "Elva", went out on Ultra Records. Two months later, he remixed Nervo's "You're Gonna Love Again" on EMI, his last release under the alias Pixel Cheese.

Securing over twenty tour dates in his debut year to compliment his original releases and remixes, Tom Swoon ended the year warming up for Avicii on his concert tour and on a tour of India with Steve Aoki. Nominated by Nervo as their 'Breakthrough Artist DJ for 2012', and voted as the "Polish Breakthrough DJ of the Year" by FTB Poland, both MixMag and Billboard Magazine called Swoon an 'Artist to Watch' in 2013.

With his remix of "Bloody Beetroots - Chronicles of a Fallen Love", he received further acclaim. His collaboration with Amba Shepherd, "Not Too Late", was followed with an interesting remix package by Bassnectar & Patrick Reza, Maor Levi, Sebjak and Josef Belani. "Not Too Late" also premiered Tom's first official music video, which was shot and produced in Tokyo. Swoon was called in for another set of remixes for Nervo, Sultan & Ned Shepard's single "Army" and Benny Benassi's collaboration with John Legend called "Dance The Pain Away". In between such duties Tom's fourth single "Wings", was released in July and received massive support from a variety of dance music icons with the remix by Myon & Shane 54 topping the Beatport trance chart at the No. 1 position for several weeks.

In the third quarter of 2013, he released another great collaboration titled "Rollercoaster", an instrumental inspired by his fast paced rise to EDM stardom, together with rising star, Josef Belani. On a non-stop mission to deliver the very best, Tom Swoon made headlines in the world press with his remix for one of the most successful rock bands of all-time; Linkin Park. This track was included in Linkin Park's album Recharged, which was released worldwide on 29 October 2013. In December 2013, Tom Swoon launched his very own weekly radio show and podcast. LIFT OFF Radio is broadcast on several international FM/Digital radio stations including Radio FG Mexico and Poland's No.1 radio station, RMF Maxx, giving his fans their weekly dose of music, as well as through iTunes and Soundcloud.

In late 2013, he released his chart topping "Synchronize", a collaboration with Paris Blohm and Hadouken!, which reached the No. 12 position on Beatport progressive charts and hovered for over a month on the top No. 20. 2014 saw the release of his collaboration Wait with Paris & Simo, released on Spinnin Records. Later that year, DJ Mag also revealed that he had placed 130th in voting for their annual Top 100 DJs poll.[3]

Discography[edit]

Songs[edit]

  • 2017: Shingaling
  • 2017: Helter Skelter (with Maximals)
  • 2017: Atom (with Teamworx)
  • 2016: All The Way Down (with Kill The Buzz)
  • 2016: Phoenix (with Belle Humble and Dank)
  • 2016: Never Giving Up
  • 2016: I'm Leaving (with Quentin Mosimann feat. Ilang)
  • 2015: Stay Together (with Nari & Milani)
  • 2015: Alive (with Ale Q and Sonny Noto)
  • 2015: Last Goodbye (with Swanky Tunes)
  • 2015: Here I Stand (with Kerano featuring Cimo Fränkel)
  • 2015: Zulu
  • 2015: I Am You (with First State featuring Beth)
  • 2014: Savior (feat. Ruby Prophet)
  • 2014: Ghost (with Stadiumx featuring Rico & Miella)
  • 2014: Wait (with Paris & Simo featuring Eyelar)
  • 2014: Holika
  • 2014: Otherside (feat. Niclas Lundin)
  • 2014: Ahead of Us (with Lush & Simon)
  • 2013: Synchronize (with Paris Blohm featuring Hadouken!)
  • 2013: Rollercoaster (with Josef Belani)
  • 2013: Wings (feat. Taylr Renee)
  • 2013: Not Too Late (feat. Amba Shepherd)
  • 2012: Who We Are (feat. Miss Palmer)
  • 2012: Elva (as Pixel Cheese)

Remixes[edit]

As Tom Swoon

As Pixel Cheese

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dominika Węcławek. "Tom Swoon: zapracowany 19-latek" (in Polish). t-mobile-music.pl. Retrieved 28 November 2012. 
  2. ^ Marcin Żyski. "Polak wyróżniony przez Billboard!" (in Polish). FTB.pl. Retrieved 11 November 2013. 
  3. ^ "DJ Mag Top 150". Beatport. Retrieved 21 November 2014.