Born in Germany and moved to Miami, Markus Schulz travels the world exciting crowds with his remixes and dark-shadowed trance style. Florida Chapter caught up with the master DJ at Winter Music Conference 2014 and discussed his long-running radio program Global DJ Broadcast, the ready-to-go minimal gear that he needs, and what he looks for in talent. "I see dance floors from all over the world," Schulz said, explaining that he feeds off the club crowds' energy. He puts "drama and theatrics" in his music and his sets, "peaks and valleys," to "give the crowd different soundscapes." He also believes the new fans who've flooded into dance music are a generation whose tastes will evolve and mature over time, deepening their ability to experience dance music and its potential.