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Armin van Buuren: ‘I’m focusing on the future of trance’, Arts

Armin van Buuren: ‘I’m focusing on the future of trance’

Armin Van Buuren is possibly the world’s biggest trance DJ. He has landed the top spot in DJ Mag’s top 100 DJs poll five times, hosts a weekly radio show that attracts over 20 million listeners per week and was the first Dutch dance music artist to land a No.1 album in the Dutch charts with 2008’s ‘Imagine’. Last year he got together with Philips to work on creating a pair of DJ-friendly headphones and they will soon be launching, so I spoke to him about the product and what he’s been up to lately…

By | Arts, Music | Thursday, 24 April 2014 at 3:25 pm

AIR’s head of music Tom van Wijk on Amsterdam’s club scene, Arts

AIR’s head of music Tom van Wijk on Amsterdam’s club scene

Ahead of next week’s ADE event in Amsterdam, I spoke to the head of music at one of Amsterdam’s best-known clubs, AIR, to find out more about the club’s history and to get the lowdown on the club scene in Amsterdam.

By | Arts, Music | Friday, 11 October 2013 at 5:00 am

Interview with Axwell: ‘There’s no point in everyone doing the same thing’, Arts

Interview with Axwell: ‘There’s no point in everyone doing the same thing’

“It was like your last day at school,” Axel Christofer Hedfors tells me as he reminisces about Swedish House Mafia’s final ever gig.

By | Arts, Music | Monday, 9 September 2013 at 4:00 am

Ultra Music Festival invades Europe, Arts

Ultra Music Festival invades Europe

It’s just gone midnight in midsummer Croatia and Stadion Poljud, home of Croatian football team Hajduk Split, has been thumping to electronic beats for the best part of eight hours already.

By | Arts, Music | Thursday, 1 August 2013 at 11:00 am

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