DGN 013 – Hour 2: Sander van Doorn Exclusive Guest Mix + Interview (August 2013)

DGN 013 – Hour 2: Sander van Doorn Exclusive Guest Mix + Interview (August 2013)

I caught up with Sander van Doorn in his hotel room just before he headed out to play a gig at Create Nightclub in LA. Listen to this month’s guest hour with an exclusive guest mix from Sander van Doorn + a full 10-minute interview!

Read a transcript of the interview, available nationwide through the Clear Channel network on Evolution.

Tracklisting:

  1. Sander van Doorn – Neon (Intro Mix)
  2. Sander van Doorn vs Eurythmics – Sweet Koko Dreams (Sander van Doorn Mashup)
  3. Dannic vs Junior Jack – E Samba Clobber (Sander van Doorn Edit)
  4. Style of Eye – After Dark (Sander van Doorn Mashup)
  5. Mark Reeve vs Joe Brunnings – Phobia’s Workout (Sander van Doorn Mashup)
  6. Inpetto vs Promise Land – Boys & Rulez (Sander van Doorn Edit)
  7. Gregori Klosman & Bassjackers vs Romero – Flag vs Symphonica (Sander van Doorn Mashup)
  8. Maarcos vs SVD & Jordan – Blaze vs Kangaroo (Sander van Doorn Mashup)
  9. Sander van Doorn & Mark Knight vs Underworld – Ten
  10. Sander van Doorn – Joyenergizer
  11. La Fuente & SL8 – Fancy Fair
  12. Mighty Fools – Put Em Up
  13. ID – Tsunami
  14. Quintino & Blasterjaxx – Puzzle
  15. Yves V – Umami
  16. Ivan Gough & Jebu – Kukatu
  17. Mercer – Supreme
  18. Afrojack – Jack That Body

About Sander van Doorn:

Thought to be a technical and musical genius by many, Sander van Doorn is without a doubt one of the world’s most essential, influential and popular DJ/Producers in dance music today. Sander has become synonymous with excellence – both production wise and in front of the thousands he plays to, nightly. He is truly one of the strongholds in dance music. A generation defining artist, that reshapes our perception of what dance music can be and he does it all with that electrifying Sander van Doorn-smile.

With two full length albums, numerous hit-singles, remixes of the worlds biggest artists, sold out gigs in all major venues and festivals worldwide, his own successful record label ‘Doorn Records’ and a weekly radio show, it’s almost impossible not to have come across the name Sander van Doorn at least once in your life.

Every successful artist’s story reads as a fairy tale and Sander’s begins back in 2004, with the release of ‘Loaded’. The production skills he showed in his first releases literary ignited an earthquake in the international EDM community and catapulted him in the top-10 of biggest DJ’s worldwide.

Hailed and hyped by all the big names, his typical ‘SvD-style’ productions topped the club charts worldwide and resulted in his first full length album ‘Supernaturalistic’ (2008). More big names started knocking on his door and via collaborations with Robbie Williams (Close my Eyes), his renowned remix of Sia’s ‘Girl on Cocaine’ and international radio hits like; ‘Love is Darkness’ and ‘Koko’ which was premiered by Pete Tong on BBC Radio 1, reached the #1 position on Beatport, The Cool Cuts Chart and the DMC UK Buzz Chart. Sander continued to work hard and the fruits of his labour resulted in his second album ‘Eleve11’ (2011). This gained him even more stardom and allowed him to perfect his already infamous live performances.

While most artists take a short break after releasing an album, Sander kept spitting out A-class releases like ‘Chasin’, ‘Nothing Inside’, ‘What Did I Do’ with Block Party singer Kele, ‘Drink To Get Drunk’, ‘Who’s Wearing The Cap’ with Laidback Luke and ‘Kangaroo’ with youngster Julian Jordan.

In January 2013, Sander released ‘Joyenergizer’, a monster hit with a perfect balance between techy tribal intro beats, an incredible progressive melodic break and deep electro house sounds. ‘Joyenergizer’ truly offers the best of three worlds and reached the top of all Dance Charts globally; #2 in Beatport’s main chart and a #1 position in the DMC UK Buzz Chart.

In March 2013, Sander unleashed ‘TEN’ together with Mark Knight vs Underworld, which stormed directly into the top ten in Beatport’s main chart and we mustn’t forget to mention the beautiful artwork that was done by MM (Maxim from The Prodigy). Back from Miami playing at Ultra Music Festival, Sander’s new release ‘Into The Light’, collaboration with DubVision is set for April 29th.

Headlining all the big festivals around the globe, producing new tracks & with special collaborations coming up, 2013 looks like it’s going to be another big year for Sander.

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2-Day White Wonderland NYE Festival @ Anaheim Convention Center (CA)

If you haven’t already, add this to your list of incredible NYE events going down in Southern California! Headlining White Wonderland are Kaskade, Steve Angello, Paul van Dyk, Dada Life, and — one of my top picks for this year’s producers — Thomas Gold! 

2-Day White Wonderland NYE Festival @ Anaheim Convention Center (CA)

Tickets go ON SALE December 1, 2011

Insomniac is excited to kick off 2012 by inviting fans to attend an all-new 21+ music festival “White Wonderland.”  The two-day, all-white winter wonderland themed festival will take place at the Anaheim Convention Center on December 31, 2011, and January 1, 2012, and will feature world class headliners Kaskade and Steve Angello along with a dazzling display of magical effects and artists guaranteed to provide fans with a White Wonderland experience they won’t forget.

“I’m excited to be able to deliver an Insomniac New Year’s event to Southern California,” said Pasquale Rotella, CEO and founder of Insomniac Events. “Our fans have been asking for a New Year’s festival and I am thrilled to be producing an all-white event to introduce our newest festival brand, White Wonderland.”

White Wonderland will be a two-day 21+ event hosting a massive stage of music, theatrics and state-of-the-art production. Joining Kaskade to help Insomniac ring in the New Year will be Benny Benassi, Paul Van Dyk, and Dada Life. Joining Steve Angello to celebrate New Year’s Day 2012 with Insomniac will be AN21 & Max Vangeli, and Thomas Gold.

“With the White Wonderland theme comes an all-white dress code for our attendees to participate in,” added Rotella. “I’m looking forward to bringing the first grand-scale white party concept to the U.S. White party EDM events occur all over the world, and America deserves to have one too.”  Fans will be required to dress in all-white attire. For more information on the dress code policy, please visit www.whitewonderland.com as the date approaches.

Tickets for White Wonderland will be available in single-day or two-day packages with a VIP option and will go on sale on Thursday, December 1, 2011 at noon. Two-day General Admission tickets start at $140, with New Year’s Eve single-day tickets at $80 and New Year’s Day single-day tickets at $75. Two-day VIP tickets start priced at $250, while New Year’s Eve single-day VIP tickets are $150 and New Year’s Day single-day VIP tickets are $120.

The White Wonderland VIP Experience will include expedited entry, access to VIP viewing decks, a VIP lanyard, and two drink tickets on each day.

To purchase tickets and keep up with the latest announcements related to White Wonderland NYE, please visit www.whitewonderland.com

DETAILS:

  • White Wonderland, a two-day Insomniac New Year’s Celebration
  • Anaheim Convention Center
  • December 31, 2011 & January 1, 2012
  • Tickets On Sale Thursday, December 1, 2011
  • 21+ and White Attire Mandatory
  • 6 p.m. – 2 a.m. Saturday, 7 p.m. – 2 a.m. Sunday
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