While fans mainly see the glitz and glamour of DJ-ing, being a DJ also has a darker side, according to Dutch DJ Armin van Buuren. Many DJs struggle under the workload, the constant traveling and the mutual competitiveness, he said on Jinek. "Everyone acts tough towards each other and says that everything is fine, but in between you hear that they are seeing a coach or psychologist", Van Buuren said during the show.
Rotterdam DJ April Grey was attacked twice by the same man over the past months. Both attacks happened early on a Sunday morning, after she was done playing at club Nora on Coolsingel in the city. And both times the man tried to maim her face. On Tuesday the police shared the man's description on Opsporing Verzocht, in the hope that information from the public will lead to an arrest.
Dutch DJ Martin Garrix will be giving a benefit show for charity War Child in Amsterdam's Paradiso on February 21st. All proceeds for this once-off show will go towards the organization, which helps children in conflict zones, AD reports.
Martin Garrix was named the best DJ in the world by DJ Mag Top 100 during the opening of the Amsterdam Dance Event on Wednesday. DJ Tiesto handed him the prize. The 20-year-old Dutch man is the youngest DJ ever to be awarded this title
Dutch DJ Martin Garrix will be performing two shows at the RAI Amsterdam for the Amsterdam Dance Event this year. First a solo performance, and the an all-ages show aimed specifically at his fans who are too young to attend his regular shows in clubs and at festivals
Music discovery service 22tracks announced their first-ever music festival, 22Fest, scheduled for July 18. The Amsterdam-based company is holding the outdoor event in the nearby Diemerbos in Diemen, near Amsterdam Southeast.
The 20th anniversary edition of the Amsterdam Dance Event will be held in 2015. The festival, billed as the “biggest club festival in the world” for electronic music, expects to draw 365,000 visitors, the organization said Tuesday.
Armin van Buuren cancelled his planned journey into space after the recent crash of Richard Branson's spacecraft.
Dutch DJ Armin van Buuren has reached a million followers on Spotify, making him the first Dutch artist to reach this milestone. This was announced by Van Buuren's record label Armada Music, on Tuesday.
At the Rotterdam café Beurs, a DJ incited the crowd to chant homophobic slurs to be chanted in the club last weekend. A visitor filed a complaint with the ant-discrimination office Radar, Algemeen Dagblad reports.
Madame Tussaud's is going to add Armin van Buuren to their lineup of celebrity wax statues. The museum's studio in London had the world-famous DJ pose in front of sculptors and photographers to capture his likeness.
The variant of the "Glass House," set up in Drenthe has been abruptly aborted, after de three DJ's became ill, presumably due to problems with the air filtering.
The 25-year-old Hardwell from Breda is according to the DJ Mag Top 100, world’s best DJ of 2013. The organization announced this on Saturday evening during the yearly Amsterdam Dance Event.
Hardwell, in real life called Robbert van de Corput, is the youngest DJ ever to become world’s best DJ.
Right after the announcement of the British magazine DJ Mag, the young world star immediately started with playing music for the more than 20,000 attendants.
Last years’ best DJ, Armin van Buuren, also from the Netherlands (Leiden) dropped to the second place.
Dutch DJ Nicky Romero is the main act at the sold-out Sensation Amsterdam festival this weekend.
Prince Willem-Alexander has known for about a year and a half that he is going to be crowned on April 30 of this year. 3FM DJ Gerard Ekdom says that he heard this directly from the Crown Prince during the “uitblinkers” lunch at Noordeinde Palace, according to a report by the NOS.
“The prince was almost sitting next to me, so I had a very nice talk with him,” Ekdom said in the Coen & Sander Show. “Frankly speaking, I know it already for one and a half years,” Ekdom quotes the prince.