Armin Van Buuren
Armin Van Buuren was born in Leiden, Netherlands in 1976. His family hails from Koudekerk aan den Rin. He started taking interest in music from an early age and was creating his own compositions by the age of fourteen. He often cites well known French musician Jean Michel Jarred as his major influence. Buuren went to college and graduated in law. During his college days he started playing music as a DJ at various local clubs. Buuren is a man of diverse talents. He is not just a DJ but also a pianist, composer, song writer and music producer. He can fluently play a number of instruments. As his primary occupation is DJing so he mainly incorporates genres like progressive house, progressive trance and uplifting trance in his music. For creating music he uses tools like Logic Pro, Ableton, Pro Tools, various types of synthesizers and drum machines. He has been associated with major recording labels including Ministry of Sound and the Vandit and Armada Records.
Armin Van Buuren’s first studio album was titled 76 and it hit the music stores in 2003. The album was released by the United Recordings. Buuren went on to release yet another fine album in 2005 named Shivers. This proved to a good effort by Buuren and managed to land at a better position than the previous one on the Dutch charts. Shivers was released by the Armada Records. The third studio album by Buuren was Imagine that was released in 2008. This was his first album that managed to enter the Mexican as well as the US Billboard charts. Till date it remains the only record by Buuren to have topped the Dutch Charts. In 2010 Mirage was released that instantly got popular among the fans across different countries. Mirage reached number tem on the Belgian Charts, twelve on Mexican and third on the Dutch Charts.
The latest album by Buuren is Intense that was released in the middle of 2013. This album made history by becoming the first one by Buuren to receive a Gold certification in Poland. Armin Van Buren has been regularly releasing his A State of Trance Series albums every year since 2004. He has also released some hit singles including “Yet Another Day,” “Burned with Desire,” “The World is Watching Me,” “The Sound of Goodbye,” “Never Say Never” and “Not Giving Up On Love.” He has performed in cities like Mumbai, Kuala Lumpur, Madrid, Beirut, Mexico City, Moscow, Sao Paulo and Sydney.
Armin Van Buuren has been touring with a number of famous artists. In this leg of his tour he will be in your city to treat his fans with an exhilarating music experience. You must be having a complete collection of his music but if you want to be a part of the dancing crowd then you should get Armin Van Buuren tickets booked in advance.