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ASOT 900 Utrecht

Sometimes, we will’t assist however marvel: “what’s it that Armin van Buuren has, that all the things he touches turns to gold?” Well, we nonetheless don’t have a solution for that, however we’re definitely blissful that it’s working this manner. Last weekend, to rejoice the 900 episodes of his radio present A State Of Trance, Armin threw a mega-festival with out precedents: ASOT 900. EDMTunes was fortunate sufficient to be part of the festivities, and we’re right here to let you know all the things about it!

With a record-breaking attendance of 35,000 festivalgoers from 161 nationalities, ASOT 900 has been, by far, the most important version of an ASOT competition. The Utrecht venue hosted 5 completely different levels with completely different trance types to suit everybody’s style. Some of the artists on the invoice included Vini Vici, MaRLo, Estiva, Giuseppe Ottaviani, Allen Watts, Whitenoise, Dezza, Ruben de Ronde, Luke Bond and extra. But the competition wouldn’t have been full with out some implausible perks and surprises that occurred via the evening:

Armin enjoying three completely different units throughout the evening: This is none aside from Armin’s personal competition. He conceived it from the very starting when ASOT was solely a weekly radio emission. Armin was feeling like at residence, just about in his very personal yard, and he performed three instances: originally, throughout the peak hour and at his signature stage, Who’s Afraid of 138?! So even should you couldn’t catch him on one set, you didn’t have to fret. You might at all times catch the subsequent one.

ASOT radio present stay from the competition: Yes, that radio sales space was all the things. Just think about your self, having fun with the very best artists within the first row of the gang, after which going to seize a drink whereas watching all the things that’s occurring at ASOT’s radio sales space. That’s what we name an immersive expertise!

New collaboration with Above & Beyond: And that is what we’ve all been ready for ages! Our favourite brits and the King of Trance dropped this much-awaited new single collectively ‘Show Me Love‘. The Trance Family dreamed about this for a very long time. And the dream turned actual at ASOT 900.

ASOT 900 coming to the Bay Area, California: West coast Armin’s lovers, should you have been dissatisfied that the one technique to catch an ASOT 900 present was both flying to Europe or to Ultra Miami, excellent news have come your means. Armin introduced throughout the competition that the ASOT 900 crew is coming to the Bay Area to maintain partying like there’s no tomorrow. So should you stay in San Francisco, you’ve gotten been warned!

Conclusion: If ASOT 900 was such an epic manufacturing, we will solely think about what ASOT 1000 goes to be. Teamed up with ALDA, the most important digital music promoter within the Netherlands that’s now related to Insomniac Events, Armin has the world in his fingers, and the hypothesis for the 1000th episode is already rising. What is it going to be? We don’t know but. But within the meantime, you possibly can catch ASOT 900 in some of these other amazing locations!

 

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Words by Alba Smith
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