If there is one man who can create a killer remix, it is the one and only Armin van Buuren. Have a listen to some of his remixes for some inspiration.
Hailing from Netherlands, he is a well known DJ, remixer and music producer. Armin is well known for trance music genre in which he also plays and produces Uplifting, Vocal and Progressive Trance. He also plays house music and electro house genre.
In 2007 Armin was named No.1 DJ by Mixmag. He is also known as Problem Boy, Misteri A, Rising Star, Hyperdrive Inc, Gig and by many other names. In Dutch music history he is the 1st dance artist who got directly into Dutch album chart at No.1 position for his album ‘Imagine’. Armin also holds a law degree and he dated Erika for Nine years before he got married to her in 2009.
From 2008 to 2010 he was named as The Best Trance Artist at Beatport Music Awards. Armin is hosting the most popular weekly radio show “A State of Trance” since 2001; this show is broadcasted in more then 40 countries and it is tuned-in by more then 30 million people.
From 2007 to 2011 he was named No.1 DJ by DJ Magazine and he is the first DJ who has got top billing 5 times in a row. Armin has worked for different labels and has tasted huge success with all of them. When he was 19, Armin tasted amazing success with Cyber Records for ‘Blue Fear’.
He started making music at the age of 14 and started his DJ career at a club called Nexus while studying law. He wanted to become electronic music composer as he was inspired by French composer Jean Michael. Armin met his idol in 2009 when he was No.1 DJ in the world.
He got into the UK chart with ‘Euro Trance blueprint’. In 1999, he rocked Ibiza with ‘Communication’. Through Dave Lewis he got recognition as DJ in US and UK. He got instant recognition after that and was placed at No. 27 by DJ Magazine in the Top 100 DJ list.
Armin has habit of playing sets for long hours from his early days. At Nexus he used to play each set for 7 hours. He has participated in many summer festivals and has travelled in more then 26 countries to play his brand of music.
At Dancetheater in Netherland he played a set for twelve and a half hour which is a record. In UK he is a well known face in clubs and he often performs at Slinky, Godskitchen, Golden, Ministry of Sound, Gatecrasher and Passion
With United Recordings he started his own label called Armind through which he released Gig -‘One’ and then under Rising Star he released ‘ Touch me’ for Ministry of Sound.
Armin started ID&T Radio in 2001. He came out with his first studio album called 76 in 2003. He has worked with his guitarist brother Eller on his album ‘Imagine’ and also on ‘Together As One’.
In collaboration with his own Armanda label and Cloud 9 music, a music game called ‘In The Mix : Featuring Armin van Buuren’ is being produced. He won the prestigious Dutch music award called ‘Buma Cultuur Pop Award’ in 2008. Golden Gnomes presented Armin with The Most Popular International DJ award in 2010.