DJ Coone (begian hardstyle & jumpstyle dj)
Legal name: Koen Bauweraerts
Koen Bauweraerts, more commonly known as Coone, (born 30 May 1983) is a Belgian jumpstyle and hardstyle producer, and DJ. He has been producing since the year 2002, when he started with hard house productions. Now, he is the owner of the label Dirty Workz, which releases jumpstyle and hardstyle music. He Also has a project with DJ Fenix called "Ambassador Inc". In addition, he has been featured in DJ MAG's Top 100 DJ's with his first entry at #41 in 2011. Coone has recently signed with Dim Mak Records (Steve Aoki's Label) for upcoming music, however, he is not leaving Dirty Workz. Coone currently said Scotland was one of his best venues. Coone began in 1998, at age 15, with producing and mixing music. He released his first EP in 2002, "Protect The Innocent". Under the pseudonym "The Artist Also Known As", he broke out into the scene with "Eating Donuts", a remix of "Song 2" by Blur.
He formed his own record label, Dirty Workz, in 2006.
Coone recently released a track with Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike entitled "Madness" which featured vocals from Lil Jon on Dim Mak Records, this led to further Coone releases on Dim Mak Records. His second album "Global Dedication" was released in November. Coone collaborated with Steve Aoki on a song entitled "Can't Stop The Swag" and also made a remix for the Linkin Park X Steve Aoki song A Light That Never Comes in January 2014. Coone recently released "150 BPM" with Jim Ferren on Dim Mak Records in February 2014.
In 2015 Coone started his own monthly podcast named "Global Dedication". Coone was ranked #49 in the DJ Mag 2015 Top 100 DJs making him the highest ranked Hardstyle DJ. He also released a track named Love For The Game, in which he shows his love and dedication to hardstyle and his fans and also it was kind off track to make people shut up about all the rumors regarding Coone going commercial and leaving hardstyle. He also released a track named Sound Barrier which was a collab with Bassjackers featuring GLDY LX.Near the end of 2015, he released "Mixtape Sampler" consisting of 3 tracks,1.Beat On My Drum (NSCLT Remix), 2.THIS featuring MC Sik-Wit-It, 3.Universal Language (Cyber Remix).
On 2 May 2016 Coone announced through various social media that he has an album coming up named "Less Is More" (www.djcoone.com/lessismore). On 18 May 2016 he released the official video of track named ROBOTZ, taken from the album, which is set to release on 24th July 2016.