Why Armin van Buuren Almost Ended ASOT, and What Changed His Mind

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Miami Beach, Fla. – It’s the week before Christmas and I pile into an SUV with Armin van Buuren and crew at the Fontainebleau Hotel. Before we know it, we’re streaking north up I-95, discussing van Buuren’s whirlwind year. Like many of his recent professional escapades, this trip will represent ...

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GIVEAWAY: Kraak & Smaak “Chrome Waves” CD, Vinyl & More

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DJ Times has partnered with Dutch production trio Kraak & Smaak, aka Oscar de Jong, Mark Kneppers and Wim Plug, to give away a few different versions of their fourth album release, Chrome Waves, released on Jalapeno Records on October 28th. The giveaway is only open to residents of the USA, ...

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The Dutch Touch

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Amsterdam—Over 3,800 DJs and dance-music pros attended Holland’s Amsterdam Dance Event this past Oct. 17-21. And, as always, DJ Times was there to monitor and participate in the conference portion of the show, attend the evening events at 75 area venues, and network the week away outside ADE’s ...

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