MaRLo has touched the hearts of trance fans around the globe with his uplifting dance music and fairytale romance with wife Jano. We sat down with Australia’s #1 Trance DJ and discussed how he got started, life at Armada, meeting and working with his wife, and his advice for aspiring producers.
Armin’s brands may be major players in EDM, but they never come across as faceless corporations. The music, the artists, the events–all seem to be controlled, run and supplied by people who genuinely care about making, playing and promoting genuinely good music. As a result, even the sub-labels have meaning behind them, and the ASOT [...]
Armada delivered a special Memorial Day treat earlier today with the release of MaRLo’s trance banger Always Be Around. The product of Australia’s Marlo Hoogstraten, the mind that brought us the high-energy Megalodon and the beautiful Just Breathe, the track features the luscious voice of French singer Sarah Swagger. Always Be Around [...]
Electronic Music Conference 2012: A Changing Electronic World
Dec 09 2012
“In the United States, nine million have fallen in love with electronic music over the last year–a massive increase. The grand total is now 73.8 million dance fans. It’s immense.” – David Boyle, EMI Worldwide Not many know that Australia is home to the third largest music market in the world. Australia produces more festivals per [...]
Dutch star Sied van Riel may have had his feet firmly planted in trance camp for the past few years, but with his new compilation Rielism he is ready to explore new sounds outside of his first genre of choice. Read more about SvR’s musical expansion in our exclusive interview.
Ferry Corsten’s a sure-fire game changer, outright producing some of the most epic dance anthems on the planet. More often than not, I find myself humming his tunes in my head with no need for a cue. I recently was pondering why his classic Punk (video below) hasn’t been spun more often at events, but lo and behold, a classic revival [...]