Don Pepijn Schipper, known better by his stage name Don Diablo, is a Dutch DJ and musician who creates amazing electronic dance music. He is from Coevorden and is also a very talented record producer and songwriter.
He is one of the pioneers of the future house genre and was ranked sixth in the Top 100 DJs – 2020 list by DJ Mag. His creative and innovative style has earned him critical acclaim, and he was ranked number one Producer of the Year for 2018 by 1001Tracklists. In 2016, he was ranked the number one Future House Artist of the Year on Beatport, cementing his place as a leading figure in the genre.
Don Diablo’s music has been enjoyed by club-goers and festival-goers all over the world, including at Glastonbury, Lowlands, Creamfields, and Ministry of Sound. Between 1995 and 2005, Don Diablo not only produced music for other acts and bands, but also released his own music under different aliases, such as “Dave Mitchell,” “The Raven,” and “Batteries No.”
The project had two hits, “The Music, the People” credited to Divided featuring Diablo in 2004, followed by “Easy Lover” in 2005, credited to Diablo presents Divided. This dance remake of the joint hit of Philip Bailey and Phil Collins in 1985 came after twenty years of the release of the original.