A State of Trance, a pilgrimage for trance fans from all around the globe, has evolved from inauspicious beginnings into being the world's largest gathering for devotees and DJs alike.
Armin van Buuren 'Sail'
Ruben De Ronde 'Madrigal'
Armin van Buuren has shared a full set from a State of Trance 900.
The one-and-a-half hour performance took place as part of the festival in Utrecht, Netherlands. Stream it below.
Above & Beyond and van Buuren teased their first collaboration with van Buuren, 'Show Me Love', at this year's festival.
As well as van Buuren and Above & Beyond, Estiva, Dezza, Futurecode and Luke Bond were among the many acts that played this year's outing.
Above & Beyond debuted their first ever collaboration with Armin van Buuren on Saturday (23rd February) at A State Of Trance 900, Utrecht.
Remarkably, the ASOT don and the iconic UK trio have never collaborated on a track before, but ‘Show Me Love’ looks set to officially drop this Friday 1st March. It will be released via both Armind (Armada) and Anjunabeats.
During his set at the festival, van Buuren invited Above & Beyond back on stage to introduce the track with him. You can watch a video of the track being premiered below.
Paul Van Dyk has announced the full line-up for the second season of Shine Ibiza.
Taking place every Thursday from 11th July to 19th September in San Antonio club Eden, the trance icon will headline each party. He will be joined by an array of guests including Cosmic Gate, Ben Nicky, Bryan Kearney and Jordan Suckley throughout the 11-week series.
Above & Beyond have shared a new track called 'Distorted Truth. You can hear it via the video below.
The track follows on from 'Flying By Candlelight', which was the first song to be unveiled from the trio's 'Common Ground Companion' EP, a three-tracker which will be released on March 29th. Another track from the EP, which is called 'There's Only You' and features vocals from Zoë Johnston, is yet to be released.
Armin Van Buuren will give a presentation on the "the state of trance" at this year's Winter Music Confererence.
The Dutch superstar will give the keynote speech at the annual event, which takes place at Faena Forum in Miami Beah across 25-28th March. The presentation is based on A State of Trance, one of the world’s biggest and most popular dance music brands that has evolved from a small radio show into a wide-ranging brand with various different spin-offs
Paul van Dyk has been awarded over $12 million dollars following a near-fatal fall at A State Of Trance festival in February 2016.
During a performance at Armin van Buuren’s A State of Trance festival in Utrecht on 27th February 2016, the trance legend fell from the stage, suffering a severe brain injury and damage to his spine.
Paul van Dyk began consuming music by listening to forbidden Western radio stations and smuggled mixtapes. After German reunification he was perfectly placed to start DJing at the city’s clubs and raves, pioneering the trance sound which emerged from techno as the ‘90s progressed. His crucial place in trance has been well documented — from huge anthems like ‘For An Angel’ and his Gatecrasher residency, to winning the Top 100 DJs poll in 2005 and 2006, he’s always pushed forwards.
Armin van Buuren has announced initial details of his biggest London show to date.
The legendary Dutch producer and DJ will play the city Easter Thursday (April 18th) next year. The venue is yet to be announced.
You can sign up to be among the first to discover the venue - as well as snap up early bird tickets - here.
van Buuren shared he news to his 1.6 million followers earlier today (Thursday, November 22nd):
German trance legend Paul van Dyk took to Facebook live to broadcast a teaser of his forthcoming ninth album, 'Music Rescues Me'.
Having already shared the album's title cut, Van Dyk posted the teaser of the LP’s individual tracks, writing: “Music has the power to clear your head, heal your heart and lift your spirits. It's a remarkable, limitless force in our lives and unites us with people from around the world.