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Australian DJ, songwriter, and producer tyDi is a conservatory-trained musician whose eclectic trance and house tracks have earned him a globally dominant profile. Born Tyson Illingworth in Mooloolaba, Australia in 1987, tyDi first became drawn to trance and other types of techno in his early teens. Although he played drums while in high school, he eventually procured a set of DJ turntables and by age 16 won first prize at the Brisbane DJ Wars. After high school tyDi relocated to Brisbane, where he earned his Bachelor of Music Technology from Queensland Conservatorium of Music. While at school, tyDi still found time to perform, building a loyal following with his regular appearances at the Brisbane nightclub The Family. In 2008 he maximized this attention by becoming the youngest artist ever to win the InTheMix Top 50 DJs in Australia contest. After graduating conservatory in 2009, tyDi released his debut album, Look Closer, which rose to the number two slot on the Australian Dance Charts. Two years later he returned with his sophomore album, Shooting Stars, which hit number one on the dance charts in Australia, Canada, and the U.K. and showcased collaborations with several vocalists including Tania Zygar, Brianna Holan, and Audrey Gallagher. In 2012 he curated the dance mix compilation album Global Soundsystem 2012: California, and the following year he delivered a compilation of his own chillout, non-dance-oriented material, Hotel Room. In 2014 he released his fourth solo album, Redefined, which showcased a more stylistically varied electronic palette and included vocals from Dashboard Confessional's Chris Carrabba and the Ready Set's Jordan Witzigreuter. ~ Matt Collar
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  2.   If I Stayed
  3.   Live This Lie by Carmen Keigans
  4.   All I Ever Knew
  5.   Something About You by Kerli
  6.   Let The Rain Fall In by Jennifer Rene
  7.   Box Of Lego
  8.   Make It Last
  9.   Die Without You
  10.   Black Wine
  11.   Somebody For Me
  12.   Until I Met You
  13.   The Prestige
  14.   Vanilla by Tania Zygar
  15.   MinD Games
  16.   Lay Me Down
  17.   Fold
  18.   Carry You by Jennifer Rene
  19.   Give Ourselves Away
  20.   Apollo
  21.   Perfect Crush by Kerli
  22.   So Alone
  23.   The Closer I Get by Dashboard Confessional
  24.   Shipwreck
  25.   Redefined
  26.   Untraceable
  27.   Goin' Solar by Carmen Keigans
  28.   Stay by Dia Frampton
  29.   Racing Kites
  30.   Not That Beautiful
  31.   Forever
  32.   Nothing Really Matters
  33.   Lost
  34.   Die This Way

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