Armin van Buuren is getting all Christmasy with the announcement that he has released a Christmas carol, the first for any electronic DJ and producer.
The Dutch trance star has reworked his summer single 'Summer Days' into a Christmas carol with the help of the track's original vocalist, Josh Cumbee.
“A few weeks ago, someone from the office asked me if I had ever toyed with the idea of turning ‘Sunny Days’ into a Christmas song," explained the trance icon.
Armin van Buuren and his wildly successful Armada Music have announced that they will be launching their own video platform, dubbed Your Armada, on 1st December — a world first for an independent label.
The video platform will be accessible to fans on desktop or via an app and they're promising everything from live sets from the Armada office to exclusive video content.
Armin Van Buuren has released a new video series with learning platform MasterClass. In 20+ tutorials, Armin shows viewers how he makes his music in Logic Pro X, collaborating with different singers and producers inthe studio, making a track from scratch, and talks generally about his approach to music making, DJing and touring over the past 20 years. He explains “Nowadays, to be a successful artist and DJ, it's not enough to just know how to spin records.
Armin van Buuren has released new track ‘Be in the Moment’. You can listen to it below.
Van Buuren first revealed news of the track during his 14-hour special A State of Trance 850 episode last month (October).
He later premiered it at premiered at Ultra Mexico.
You can also check out 10 moments that defined Armin van Buuren.
Listen to his new track, ‘Be in the Moment’, here.
The Top 100 DJs poll results always make for interesting reading. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably realised by now that Martin Garrix has again been voted the world’s No.1 DJ, while in the upper echelons there’s not a great deal of movement — bar a few significant exceptions.
The Top 100 DJs poll results always make for fascinating reading. As you’ve no doubt realised by now, Martin Garrix has again been voted the world’s No.1 DJ, while in the upper echelons there’s not a great deal of movement — bar a few significant exceptions.
On the night when Martin Garrix reclaimed the title of world's number one DJ, Hardwell and Armin van Buuren were also in attendance and performed a special back-to-back set at last weekend's Amsterdam Music Festival — and we've got the footage.
Van Buuren, who is this year's highest placed trance DJ (who placed at number three), played alongside the former Top 100 DJs winner Hardwell (who placed number four) for the very first time ever.
Armin van Buuren has been revealed as the winner of the Highest Trance category in this year’s DJ Mag Top 100 DJs poll. Armin came in at No. 3 overall.
When it comes to long-term success in the Top 100 DJs, every other DJ in the poll could learn a thing or two from Armin van Buuren.
First placing way back in 2001, the Dutchman jumped in at No. 27. The next year he made it all the way to fifth place, and hasn’t left the top five ever since!
Armin van Buuren has shared seven hours of trance highlights from his Ultra Mexico set earlier this month (October).
The playlist, which you can listen to below, features a full tracklist of music including a high number of van Buuren’s own productions.
Ultra Mexico took place from 6th to 8th October 2017.
Armin also shared a 19-minute recap of his biggest solo show ever at Amsterdam Arena earlier this month (October).
Armin van Buuren hit the Amsterdam Arena with his biggest solo show ever earlier this year, and now the trance legend has released a 19-minute recap of the historic event.
A gathering of 80,000 fans from 97 different countries, the performance — which happened back in May — showcased appearances from Gavin DeGraw, Mr. Probz, Trevor Guthrie, Kensington, Christian Burns, Laura Jansen, Betsie Larkin, Susana and BullySongs, many of which are featured in the epic recap.