Since 1998 Sterbinszky has been at the forefront of the Hungarian DJ scene. He is regarded by thousands of young music lovers in Hungary as ‘the DJ of international stature'. His unique style of music and recognition both in Hungary and on the international music stage make him one of the highest profile and acclaimed artists in the local music industry. His releases, remixes, bootlegs/mash-ups are regularly played by several international DJ heavyweights such as Tiesto, Ferry Corsten, Paul Oakenfold and Jaytech. He makes regular guest appearances in Romania, Slovakia, Italy, the United Kingdom and Switzerland. His new releases are distributed on Beatport and in every major online music store. The recordings of his live performances feature on numerous popular party websites, offering fans a sneak preview of the unique setup of his upcoming live sessions. A musician who always brings something new to his genre, Sterbinszky releases DJ sets, nearly half of which feature his own tracks, remixes or collections of exclusive recordings. In addition to his current accolades, Sterbinszky has earned numerous awards during his career, including four Hungarian Gold Record Awards, an Arany Zsiráf (Golden Giraffe) award by MAHASZ, Hungary’s music industry association, local representative of IFPI and a special prize from local music TV channel Z+ (currently VIVA TV). He has also been awarded “DJ of the Year” title in Hungary on several occasions, such as at the Ballantine's Music Awards where he won both the People’s Choice “DJ of the Year” and RADIO FACE TOP DJ awards both in 2011 and 2012. He also won TOP DJ title of AudioMAX.hu in 2012. Sterbinszky rose to international prominence in 2001 with his music video entitled Discography, as it was broadcast in the Party Zone show of MTV Europe, making him the first ever Hungarian disc jockey whose music is played by MTV. His popular track was shortly followed by Discography II. and was regularly played by Carl Cox at live gigs who, as a resident DJ, subsequently invited Sterbinszky to perform a show at Ibiza’s Space Club. A year later Sterby collaborated with yet another legend by joining Tiesto for the third time for a set on the party cruiser Cinderella on Swedish waters.
DJ Sterbinszky is a regular performer at all major Hungarian and several European music festivals. He also wrote and performed remixes of songs by the likes of Neoton Família and Janicsák Veca during super concerts. In addition to his notable achievements in EDM, thousands of music fans visit his Classic House parties to enjoy his house and trance renditions of the electronic classical music genre. As a truly approachable DJ, Sterbinszky offers every opportunity to his fans to catch a glimpse of his everyday life, his latest favorite music acts and get an insider’s view of his visionary DJ sets.
His Facebook fan page (www.facebook.com/sterbinszky) has nearly 71,000 likes in record time. Apart from his homepage www.sterbinszky.com, Sterbinszky is also on Twitter (www.twitter.com/sterbinszky) and MySpace (www.myspace.com/sterbinszky). Sterby’s podcasts have earned him further recognition in the charts and are often ranked in the TOP4 of iTunes Music Podcasts.
On 24 December 2012 Black Hole Recordings released two versions of Sterbinszky & Coddie‘s remix of TIESTO’s single, Lethal Industry.
In 2013 he won DJ of the Year Special Award at the Transylvanian Music Awards.
Check out Sterby’s own compositions, mash-ups/bootlegs and remixes even pre-release on the recently launched www.soundcloud.com/sterbinszky which has already reached 347,000 downloads, or listen to his hour-long podcasts at http://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/sterbinszky-official-podcast and http://www.mixcloud.com/karolysterbinszky/.