The city is getting hot and turning to be a hub for top dance music performers. Yesterday, it was Infected Mushroom at Hitex, and today, the No. 1 DJ in the world. Dutch DJ/Producer, Armin Van Buuren's maiden India tour kickstarts at Poison, and his Hyderabad gig will be followed by another in Delhi on 7th November. Opening the sets in Hyderabad with him are DJ Nikhil Chinnappa and DJ Pearl.
Armin Van Buuren is a trance producer and DJ, born in Leiden, Netherlands, and brought up in Koudekerk aan den Rijn. He pursued his career as a professional musician despite the promise of a career in law in his native country, where he completed his law degree in 2004. Armin started working as a DJ in a local night club called Nexus, finished high school in 1995 and went on to university to study law.
In 2007 and 2008, he was voted the number one DJ in DJ Mag's annual Top 100 vote. He hosts a weekly radio show, 'A State of Trance', which mostly consist of trance. The show completed its 350th episode in May 2008, running for over 7 years. 'A State Of Trance-2008' is the fifth album in the compilation series mixed by him.
Regularly nominated as one of the most popular DJs in the world, he is usually found sharing the top three slots with Paul Van Dyk and Tiesto. His debut album, 76, was nominated for a Dancestar Award in 2004, in the Best New Artist Album category.
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