Dutch trance demigod Armin van Buuren brought his mythical power to bear on a different realm today, sharing his remix of The Game Of Thrones theme song during A State Of Trance 716. AvB’s official remix first appeared during his headlining set at Ultra Music Fest and has since been a mainstay of his major performances. The original, as [...]
Armind veteran Andrew Rayel certainly knows how to kick out an epic trance record, and his latest track Followed By Darkness is another fine example of his own unique take on what it means to be uplifting. The Moldovan producer has managed to carve himself a niche by writing tracks that have a certain flavor about them and Followed By [...]
The Armada name is a byword for decent trance music nowadays, especially when it comes to the Armind imprint and their stable of established, forward-thinking artists. One such name is Omnia, the young Ukrainian producer who has become a solid presence on the label thanks to tracks like his latest release, Tomorrow People–dedicated to [...]
Armin Van Buuren’s Ping Pong started off as a bit of a gimmick, but has unintentionally become a massive track in its own right, to the point it now has a video to go with it. Fresh off the back of the massive Hardwell remix released at the end of April, it seems this “joke track” has become a little more serious than was initially [...]
Hardwell Smashes Armin van Buuren’s ‘Ping Pong’
Apr 28 2014
Sometimes, it’s good to be the king. Hardwell, the current #1 DJ in the world, can attest to that. So can the former #1, Armin van Buuren. Today, Hardwell returns with an official remix for Armin, tackling his newest single, Ping Pong. The results, as expected, are glorious. Hardwell had the crowd suffering from collective apoplexy when [...]
It says something quite special about a producer when they can make a track as a so-called “gimmick”, yet it still sees a full release due to endless high demand. That’s exactly what happened when Armin Van Buuren spent two days making a track initially intended as a joke, in tribute to Pong, the classic video game that was a big part of [...]
Nowadays you’ll see Armin Van Buuren plugging a USB stick or an SD card into the decks before a performance, but this week he reconnected with his vinyl beginnings by getting very up close and personal with some wax–and a lot of wax, at that. Curators at Madame Tussauds have spent months creating an exact wax replica of one of the [...]
Ukrainian prodigy Omnia has already set the trance scene alight with The Fusion, The Light, and Immersion. Always providing a fine balance between uplifting and progressive trance, his latest release provides something somewhat different. This time, he’s teamed up with London-based trio Everything By Electricity for Bones, a vocal track [...]
Russian producer Denis Kenzo first burst onto the scene with his track Lullaby Lonely, which featured on Armin’s ASOT 2013 compilation. Now signed to Armada, his latest track is almost a sequel, and features more progressive trance vibes and another vocal from Sveta B. Lullaby For Two is a fine example of taking uplifting trance and [...]
Truly the rising star of trance, Andrew Rayel, aka Andrei Rata, has moved onto a global platform with support from Armin van Buuren, many hit tracks, and a new compilation called Mystery Of Aether. Andrei talked to us about the Moldovan music scene, his Classical influences, and the festivals he’s most excited to play in the US.
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