Nowadays, DJs and producers are more than just musicians. They are businessmen and -women through and through. No matter if it’s Hardwell with his own label Revealed Recordings, Don Diablo with Hexagon or number 1 DJ in the world Martin Garrix with STMPD RCRDS. When it comes to Trance music, however, there is no bigger icon and legend than Armin Van Buuren. The 42-year old ‘King Of Trance’ from Holland is not only a mastermind in producing music but also in marketing music of others. He owns not one but two labels. Armada Music, that focuses on all kinds of electronic music, and, of course, world-renowned A State Of Trance. Next, then just being a label, it is also a radio show with more than 850 shows – and counting. Now, Armin Van Buuren has released the ‘A State Of Trance Ibiza 2018’ compilatiuon. Mixed by no other than the king himself.
In this yearly compilation, the whole spectrum of trance music is represented. From newly released ‘Our Origin’ by Shapov and Armin himself to emotional tribute to Avicii by Arty, ‘Tim’. Other prominent names of featured on the compilation are Super8 & Tab, ALPHA9, and Alexander Popov. Of course, Armin takes the honor to end this stunning compilation with his festival anthem ‘Blah Blah Blah’.
The 5th edition of the A State Of Trance Ibiza sampler goes hand in hand with Armin Van Buuren’s own residency at Hï Ibiza, together with Sunnyery James & Ryan Marciano. Every Wednesday the three are joined by other heavyweights like Above & Beyond, Fedde Le Grand, Sam Feldt, and Ben Nicky. And, just like his massive 7-hour set at Untold Festivals a few weeks ago, Armin Van Buuren also plays multiple hours set his residency in Ibiza.
Check out the stunning A State Of Trance Ibiza 2018 compilation mixed by Armin Van Buuren below!