Armin Van Buuren

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25 Leiden) December 25, 1976 in the small Dutch town of Leiden (Leiden) was born a boy, who at the turn of the millennium was destined to make a huge contribution to the development of a new wave of music on a global scale and bring the perception of dance music to a new level. Armin van Buuren) It is no coincidence Armin van Buuren (Armin van Buuren) was born into a musical family – is largely caused him a strong interest in the future of music. Since childhood, namely electronic music captured his thoughts – the long haul! Jean-Michel Jarre), Oxygene” Armin avidly enjoys originating in those days, new trends, pioneered by French musician Jean-Michel Jarre (Jean-Michel Jarre), whose revolutionary album “Oxygene”and to this day remains one of my favorite albums of the Dutchman is for him an inexhaustible source of creativity inspiration. On the second place of the children’s interests were Armin computers and new technologies. His mum won a computer when he was 10 years old, and that was the beginning of the computer era Armin. He also enjoys football, and later, becoming older – likes to drive a car. Yet the main drag prevail, and soon Armin, starting with the simplest mixtapes, stubbornly begins to develop the potential of technology in recording and mix-music. AKAI S-01 When he turns 14, he bought his first sampler and with the help of his father’s mono-synth AKAI S-01 begins to make more serious steps, trying to create their own tracks. Ben Liebrand), Passion for creativity Librando Ben (Ben Liebrand), minimiksy which aroused considerable interest in Man, leads to the fact that having met with a spirit Armin sends him to his record. Feeling capacity Man, Ben offers to give lessons to musical excellence. Librando much Armin told about the producer and DJ techniques, asked the right direction and has greatly contributed to the development of his musical tastes. Nexus. Get useful tips professional Armin becomes more determined and finds a job as a DJ in a small club Leiden Nexus. After graduating in 1995, school, Armin starts teaching at Leiden University (by the way, the oldest in the Netherlands) in the specialty”Jurisprudence”, which is due to the employment of music was delayed longer than its peers – a busy DJ schedule for a long time was at variance with the opinion of the conservative teachers. Due to the fact that the very first of sent them a demo of work falls into a collection of dance music, for which he receives a certain fee, it is possible to equip a small music studio, and from that moment Armin starts more seriously engaged in writing songs that would soon begin enjoy a certain popularity. Blue Fear” (Cyber Records Xtravaganza Recordings; Touch Me” (Rising Star), “Communication” (The first big success are the singles “Blue Fear”(released in 1997 on Cyber ​​Records and Xtravaganza Recordings; later, this work will be called the standard of trance music!), “Touch Me”(released in 1999 under the alias Rising Star),”Communication”(which created a furor in Ibiza in the summer of 1999, and the following year entered the UK charts at number 18 m). Later these works were reprinted many times and became the hallmark of a musician for many years. trance-The pendulum of success is starting to gain momentum – comes the golden time trance-music. The period 1999-early 2003 was full of many wonderful events for the future of trance culture. Armind . Thus, in early 1999, Armin opens his small label at the time Armind. One” Gig; the first release on vinyl which become “One”with four own work under the pseudonym Gig; Armada Music, Armind until 2003, the label was used exclusively for the production of works of its founder, and in 2003, when opened Armada Music, Armind sublabel becomes larger brethren. Tiesto (Alibi – “Eternity”, Major League – “Wonder?” / “Wonder Where You Are?”), Ferry Corsten (Exhale”), Adrian Broekhuyse & Ed Moore – Fuel 2 Fire (Perpetuous Dreamer c The Sound of Goodbye” . Olav Basoski (Wodka Wasters). At that period it is necessary and the most significant collaboration with colleagues music shop – Tiesto (lovers of trance music is unlikely to forget their projects Alibi -“Eternity”, Major League -“Wonder?”/”Wonder Where You Are?”), Ferry Corsten (song “Exhale”), Adrian Broekhuyse & Ed Moore – Fuel 2 Fire (famous project Perpetuous Dreamer c work of “The Sound of Goodbye”. release where he Armin long been considered the best for their creative achievement), and even Olav Basoski (project Wodka Wasters ). Dance Valley 2000 . Sensation White . For success in prodyusinge must first invitation to a major festival – Dance Valley in 2000. Two years later, Armin became a regular at major dance get-togethers – Sensation White. Global Gathering, MysteryLand Godskitchen, Gatecrasher Ministry Of Sound . a major UK festival Global Gathering, MysteryLand series of parties and Godskitchen, Gatecrasher and Ministry Of Sound. Essential Mix BBC Radio1 9 With such a rapid development of the first time he was invited to be a guest of the famous Essential Mix on BBC Radio1 February 9, 2003. A State Of Trance DI.FM 1 The most important turning point in the modern history of trance is to start your own radio show A State Of Trance waves DI.FM on June 1, 2001. At first, the show was meant only the Dutch audience and was conducted in Dutch, but soon by raising Armin reputation as a DJ and producer, he spoke in English, and tracks for airplay began to arrive from all over the world. Tiesto Ferry Corsten), While many DJs in the first place developed and became known for its live performances, after which created their own radio show (for example, so did Tiesto and Ferry Corsten), the Armin van Buuren went the other way – that radio show, to which he devotes a substantial part of their time, contributed to the growth of his popularity and brand recognition. It is very thought out and was the concept of the show. Tune Of The Week, Future Favorite Track Usually Armin represented two-hour set, full of new works, and among them chose the Tune Of The Week, giving listeners choose Future Favorite Track from among sounded in the previous edition of the works; Year Mix Top 20. also at the end of the year students are determined by the best tracks, which are then compiled Year Mix and Top 20. Only in rare cases radio show format changed. Bloomingdale, Jon O’Bir, Marco V (Harry Lemon. After a couple of years – in June 2003, when he went on the air the 100th edition of the radio show, Armin invited many guests to celebrate this event in the Dutch Bloomingdale, and his DJ sets then presented Jon O’Bir, Marco V (then still in trance style) and Harry Lemon. Later, the celebration of the anniversary edition of the radio show has become a good tradition of … trance progressive-trance Developing as a musician, Armin always liked to emphasize that he stands apart from the stylistic demarcation, believing that trance music can include elements of electro, minimal, and indeed anything but a bias towards trance and progressive-trance always felt in it releases, radio shows and DJ sets. Armada Music – His contribution to the development of trance music is hard to overestimate, and the opening of a new megagiganta recording industry in June 2003 – Armada Music – was the next important step towards achieving their goals. Tiesto, Ferry Corsten Paul van Dyk, Maykel Piron, A&R Warner Music) David Lewis, Received recognition at home (good, trance wave on the crest of which was then Tiesto, Ferry Corsten and Paul van Dyk, has long been swept Holland and all over Europe), Armin was able to develop, they have had considerable support – the founder of the label, along with himself actor Michael Piron steel (Maykel Piron, a former head of A & R from Warner Music) and David Lewis (David Lewis, personal manager Armin). Armin, Maykel David. By the way, the name of the new label was derived from the names of its founders – Armin, Maykel and David. That’s what guys talk about this step: “We wanted to create a company that could offer artist all: PR agency for ticketing, and, in fact, a recording studio. Musicians can choose whether they want to get all of it or just let the track or play a few sets. Armada Armada allows musicians to choose what they want, not pointing to what they do. “Armind A State Of Trance (Thus, a new major label as a child included Armind and A State Of Trance (this sableybl became responsible for the release of the best works, fell into a radio show). Armada Night ID&T, DJ Tiesto. Later, as a result of numerous acquisitions and mergers of smaller labels, it was composed of a lot of record companies, have been held theme parties Armada Night and other interesting events – it was already a serious challenge industry giants ID & T, who promoted DJ Tiesto. 2003 Yet Another Day” – Stiltskin Genesis – Ray Wilson), was a landmark in the producer’s career, Armin van Buuren, and if to this success accompanied his single (shortly before it thundered across the world”Yet Another Day”- the fruit of the famous vocalist Stiltskin and legendary Genesis – Ray Wilson), the by June 2003 Armin risen to the release of his first album. The album”76″. Burned With Desire” (Justine Suissa), “Yet Another Day” . “From The Heart” (Ferry Corsten), “Communication” . “Blue Fear 2003″ (re-work the name of which corresponds to the year of birth musicians, including a plurality of the now legendary works: “Burned With Desire”(with vocals incomparable Justine Suissa),”Yet Another Day”. “From The Heart”(collaboration with Ferry Corsten),”Communication “.”Blue Fear 2003″(re-work one of his first songs) – a total of 13 works. United Recordings (Ferry Corsten “TranceMatch” – A State Of Trance – Armada Music. Before that Armin did to mix compilation almost exclusively for United Recordings (we can remember together with Ferry Corsten “TranceMatch”- a mix of 2000, as well as 001 A State Of Trance – actually a promotional first issue radio show), the 2003 Armin was able to produce own DJ mixes directly to the Armada Music. Universal Religion Chapter One” . The first of these was a collection of “Universal Religion Chapter One”. which appeared in November 2003. Following this Armin realized the idea of ​​releasing the annual two-disk compilation of its promotional radio show that began to appear regularly since 2004. DJ Mag The result of constant hard work was the fact that for the first time Armin was at the end of the prestigious DJ Mag poll of the top three (in 2001 it was 27, famously burst into the world a hundred, and in 2002 moved immediately to the 5th position). The third position, he was also voting in the next two years. Rembrandtplein Recognition at home and served as the fact that a national holiday Queen’s Day Armin performed with DJ sets on the central square of Amsterdam Rembrandtplein two consecutive years – 2003, 2004. 2004 MIKE Intruder” / “Pound” Universal Religion 2004, Live From Armada At Ibiza” . The year 2004 was marked not so grandiose producers’ success – collaboration with veteran trance scene MIKE to work on vinyl “Intruder”/”Pound”and the output of the second collection of”Universal Religion 2004, Live From Armada At Ibiza”. but it was full of stormy DJ activities. Serenity” Sensation White, Shivers” . But the next becomes another landmark year for Armin – his track “Serenity”became the anthem of the famous Dutch festival Sensation White, and he released his second album”Shivers”. Wall Of Sound” (Justine Suissa, Airbase), “Shivers” (Susana), “Zocalo” (Gabriel & Dresden), “Who Is Watching” (Nadia Ali – IIO), “Control Freak” (Sander van Doorn-Serenity” (uplifting-which included a lot of interesting work: “Wall Of Sound”(with vocalist Justine Suissa, later remixed Norwegian Airbase), “Shivers”(with vocals by Susana), “Zocalo”(and teamwork – the famous duo Gabriel & Dresden),”Who Is Watching”(featuring Nadia Ali – vocalist known project IIO),”Control Freak”(the track is not very bright, then significantly and successfully processed Sander van Doorn-th) and”Serenity”(the bright melodic uplifting-work). Dutch Release Dance Awards Edison Awards. This album was subsequently received an award for”Best Album”by Dutch Release Dance Awards and the prestigious Edison Awards. Tiesto In Concerte. One of the most important events of the year becomes the organization November 12, 2005 show a bright image and likeness Tiesto In Concerte. AHOY Rotterdam, Armin Only – The Next Level” The show was held in AHOY Rotterdam, was named”Armin Only – The Next Level”and had to mark the transition of its author to the next level. Tickets were sold out at him almost immediately that predopredililo his success and caused a lot of requests to repeat something similar in the near future. The following year, the first Ukrainian music lovers an opportunity to see their favorite live – April 22, 2006 with great success held the first coming Armin on fertile Ukrainian land. Godsckitchen Ukraine, open-air Global Gathering Then Armin comes to Ukraine annually – his performances also took place May 8, 2007 and 14 February 2009 in the framework of the festival Godsckitchen Ukraine, as well as Ukraine’s largest open-air festival Global Gathering in July 2008. Asta Jonas Steur, MIKE John Askew, Rank 1 Menno de Jong. A month after the first performance in Ukraine in the Dutch city of Asta passed a major celebration of the 250 th issue radio show with Jonas Steur, MIKE John Askew, Rank 1 and Menno de Jong. Love You More” (Racoon) Sail” . In the same year there is fast gaining popularity the work”Love You More”(with Dutch rock quartet Racoon) and impressive depth prochuvstvovaniyu “Sail”. Saturday Night” (Herman’Brood’Also, there is the work of “Saturday Night”(trans remake of one of the tracks Herman’a Brood’a). Years” . For the tenth anniversary of his work, Armin released in late 2006, a collection of his best works (which were, and remixes of his tracks) under the artless title”10 Years”. DJ Mag Top 100 TheDJList.com 2006 Paul van Dyk, A voting DJ Mag Top 100 and TheDJList.com 2006, he took 2nd place, behind only Paul van Dyk, although other polls championship Armin fans dance movement recognized back in 2005. Trance Awards Best DJ, Best Compilation, Best Resident, Paul Van Dyk. Also in 2006, an honorary ceremony at the Trance Awards Armin takes itself awards Best DJ, Best Compilation, Best Resident, overtaking on the number of nominations of Paul Van Dyk. CD. Armin gradually develops new technology to replace the traditional vinyl and CD. Logic Ableton. Walking in the forefront of the music industry, it starts to move to software Logic, and Ableton. Armin Only . Determined to continue the success of the first Armin Only. armadovsky team organizes the second grand concert in Rotterdam on 11 November 2006, the audience of which were 12 thousand people. DVD-Again, soon comes out with a collection of DVD-video from the concert, which diverges worldwide. open-air Den Boss, In May next year the 300th-issue radio show marked another major open-air party – on an island in the shape of a star Den Boss, in the south of Holland. Aly & Fila, Sean Tyas, Menno de Jong, Markus Schulz, Marcel Woods. In the bright show was attended by Aly & Fila, Sean Tyas, Menno de Jong, Markus Schulz, Marcel Woods. Rush Hour” At about the same time his new single, “Rush Hour”elected official theme UEFA European. 2007 DJ Mag Tiesto Paul van Dyk (will be marked by the capture of the highest peaks – Armin first time ahead in the ranking of the prestigious DJ Mag Tiesto and Paul van Dyk (and this in spite of the output in the year Album of the great musicians!), And becomes the best DJs of the world at the age of 31 years. It voted for by more than 350 thousand people around the world, and it was a worthy reward for his work for more than ten years as a DJ and producer, and most importantly – for his loyal love for dance music and the role of its ambassador on all continents. Buma Cultuur Pop Award . In January 2008, Armin was awarded a very prestigious award in the Netherlands – Buma Cultuur Pop Award. Beatport Music Awards and after that followed the election of the best trance musician and a prize from the Beatport Music Awards in March. 25 Winter Music Conference The Best European DJ Best Radio Show A State of Trance (March 25, 2008 at the annual electronic music week in Miami Winter Music Conference Armin joins a growing list of awards like The Best European DJ and Best Radio Show for A State of Trance (second consecutive year). FM-KissFM ), This is understandable – the popularity of his show reached its climax: it is now broadcast in more than 40 FM-radio stations of the world (including in Ukraine – KissFM), as well as satellite and Internet radio every week listening to him many millions of listeners, to Moreover, recently it has become a go-podcast versions, which gathered some of the most interesting works of the radio show. Not so long ago Armin himself admitted that radio show brings him income, and work on it – and it includes listening to many new compositions, a continuous stream of incoming Dutchman from all corners of the world – takes time. live-Basic earnings as Armin and his team prepared to conduct live-performances. But success requires – and he was not rested on their laurels and continued to work! DJ Shah (Chris Jones – “Going Wrong” . Announced at the end of 2007 their new album, Armin at the beginning of 2008, produces a good aperitif to it – working with DJ Shah (who, by the way, Armin provided substantial support to the establishment) and singer Chris Jones -“Going Wrong”. Imagine” . Following its triumphant march around the floor of the world Armin in April 2008 he released his third artist album “Imagine”. While fans were discussing the style of the new album, he manages to take off in the first place in the Dutch chart the best musical album – a result that is unique to the history of dance music! Going Wrong” A single, “Going Wrong”takes the fifth position in the Dutch singles chart, which is also very significant. Jaarbeurs Armin Only: Imagine” . Almost immediately after that – 19 April 2008 – in large the Jaarbeurs in Utrecht more than 16 thousand fans become participants of the third nine-hour live concert with a set of Armin van Buuren – “Armin Only: Imagine”. Imagine”, which was broadcast on Dutch National TV, and the main idea of ​​the evening was a demonstration show with tracks from “Imagine”, described by Armin as “the celebration of our feelings and emotions in real life and in music.”Jaren Cerf, Jennifer Rene, Eller van Buuren, DJ Shah & Chris Jones, Susana, Benno De Goeij (Rank 1), Sharon Del Adel, Jacqueline Govaert, Audrey Gallagher, Cathy Burton Elles De Graaf. Armin attracted the performance of his singers, as well as to assist him in preparing a new album – Jaren Cerf, Jennifer Rene, Eller van Buuren, DJ Shah & Chris Jones, Susana, Benno De Goeij (project Rank 1), Sharon Del Adel, Jacqueline Govaert , Audrey Gallagher, Cathy Burton and Elles De Graaf. DVD-At the end of the grand show was released on DVD-ROM, which sold quickly around the world. live-By the way, the actor plans to export his live-performances and other countries, and performances to promote the album in 2008 have already been on several continents. A State Of Trance” Almost immediately after this 350th episode and the seventh anniversary of the popular radio show”A State Of Trance”was celebrated in May 2008, an eight-hour broadcast of the Belgian Antwerp, more than 40 radio stations worldwide. Participants formed on the basis of voting of listeners a radio show, a party was free – all this proves once again how important it is for the satisfaction of DJ fans. A State Of Trance” With the increasingly growing popularity of the radio show”A State Of Trance”was the predictable emergence of podcasts step. Weekly podcasts include Armin favorite tracks from the previous release of the radio show, give confidence that the fans would not miss the next episode! By the way, for the moment scheduled enchanting three-day celebration of the 400 th issue of his radio show! The logical result of hard work becomes re-election Van Buren best DJ in the world by DJ Mag in late 2008. This was followed by the presentation of awards Trance Awards. in the vote which was attended by 20 thousand people from 125 countries! Here, Armin won in three nominations: for the best radio show for presentation at Armada Nights Best Resident and as a nomination for Best Album with his”Imagine”. And recently concluded Music Week in Miami – Winter Music Conference 2009 – was defeated in four categories UDMA – Best Progressive House / Trance Track and Best Music Video (song”In And Out Of Love”), Best European DJ and Best Radio Mix Show DJ (for the A State Of Trance – the fourth time in a row!). But after all this, Armin continues to work hard and create new bright ideas for the benefit of the music world. In February 2009, the light appears the best album of remixes on Imagine. He himself was also often seen as a remixer. Despite the fact that it is literally flooded with requests to do remixes on various works, Armin taken only for those who really like him. And rightly so, since the quality should prevail. During his long career he created different interpretations on such works as: Geoffrey Williams -“Sex Life”. Wamdue by Project – “King Of My Castle”. Yahel – “Devotion”. IIO – “Rapture”. Riva – “Time Is The Healer “. Solar Stone -“Seven Cities “. Solid Sessions -“Janeiro “. Motorcycle -“As The Rush Comes “(one of the tracks following Armin), OceanLab feat Justine Suissa -“Sky Falls Down “. Mark Otten – “Mushroom Therapy”. 24 – “The Longest Day”(the soundtrack to the famous TV series, one of the favorite Armin) and others. An indispensable companion Armin van Buuren for life are the joy and pleasure that he experiences, giving happiness to others. As he himself admits, he takes pleasure and energized during their performances. Positive image, smile, friendly fans – all this is not a commercial move, but is very sincere expression of his emotions. Also, by his own admission, the only way to success – a”get satisfaction from the work that you do.” We must not forget that Armin – an ordinary man, with his characteristic qualities of all the people, but a loving commitment and appreciating high quality work and returns to his favorite cause. Thus, he sometimes likes to watch movies, play on the console, cook something delicious, preferring healthy food eating of fast foods, jogging with your iPod-ohm to work in the studio, or chat with friends (one of them, by the way, Armin is a longtime associate Markus Schulz). As he likes to point Armin in his interview,”I do not think his success solely personal achievement – a victory for all those around me all the time.” In fact, its success is rightfully shared a large team of colleagues, associates, sound designers, singers, shoumeykerov and managers. And no wonder almost all his performances are enchanting – whether it’s a club party for friends, crazy summer nights at the club Amnesia in Ibiza, or the world’s largest dance festivals. By the way, a few of his colleagues on the DJ craft can boast performances in as many leading the event, like Armin – Sensation White, Trance Energy, Global Gathering, Dance Valley, ZoukOut, Mysteryland, Coachella, Nature One, Ultra Music Festival, Love Parade, Fort Dance , Summer Days, Godskitchen. Person Armin has become in our time so interesting that to understand the phenomenon of its success decided to Dutch journalist Coen Bom and the results of more than a year traveling after his hero, published in March 2009, a book in Dutch”Een the op Een”(“One on One”). According to the latest news, Armin finally decided to arrange his personal life and, to formalize their relationship with his girlfriend Erika van Thiel (Erika van Thiel), with whom they met during a holiday on the Greek island of Crete almost 10 years ago. Armin himself highly appreciates its role in their lives, believing”that without it he would not have reached the heights that he won today.” The wedding is scheduled for September 2009. Well, we wish him luck and expressed hope that this event will benefit his creative music lessons! According to the materials: extradj.com Original text Contribute a better translation
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