With his sixth critically acclaimed studio album now on general release, Paul van Dyk has begun to bring EVOLUTION’s music live and direct to the people.
EVOLUTION’s tour has already scorched dancefloors around the planet, with sell-out arena and club shows in dance hubs including London, Miami and Sydney.
On May 5th it will touch down in Germany, for a very special Berlin leg. In the surrounds of Paul’s hometown, the virtuoso DJ will present the album’s music firsthand to fans, crafting a night long to be remembered. You’ve heard the album’s tracks, now its time to see what they do to the big rooms! Paul van Dyk cordially invites you to one incredible night in Berlin… for the EVOLUTION Album Release Party.
Date: May 5 2012 Time: 11pm onwards Place: Arena, Eichenstrasse 4, 12435, Berlin
Featuring performances from some very special guests, including Rea Garvey and Caligola’s Björn Dixgård and Gustaf Norén (front-men from Swedish alt-rock sensation Mando Diao), EVOLUTION’s incredible future-proofed music will resound around Berlin. Supported deck-side by turntable heroes John O’Callaghan and Ummet Ozcan, world-renowned DJ, musician and producer Paul van Dyk will deliver the German capital an astonishing sight & sound spectacular. Within the immense confines of the city’s riverside Arena complex, EVOLUTION will come to life, becoming a living breathing experience that van Dyk fans will remember for years to come.
Getting tickets for this unmissible event couldn’t be easier. You can pick them up via the Arena’s official ticketing agents @ www.hekticket.de or go direct to vanditnights.com. This show is guaranteed to sell-out, so don’t delay!
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EVOLUTION: The Album - Following its unique production process – one that for the first time saw audiences innately, interactively collaborating with an artist to create an album - EVOLUTION has arrived. Using a hybrid DJ set-up, van Dyk was able to bring studio versatility to his in-club performances. This allowed him to draw on clubbers intuitive reactions to guide the album’s tracks. Of the EVOLUTION tour, Paul says: “if you’ve come to one of my shows over the last 12 months the chances are your reactions to the music have added to ‘Evolution’ musical orientation. Now I’d love you to come and hear live what you’ve helped direct!”
This farsighted club-becomes-studio approach has opened the way for a new generation of albums - one that has met with widespread praise from press and fans alike. UK dance bible Mixmag says that “van Dyk has achieved ‘Evolution’ in both name and nature here”, while Stateside EDM Magazine declares that: “at some point on ‘Evolution’, your jaw will meet floor!”
About Paul van Dyk: From the origin of a single remix, an extraordinary music career set in motion… Throughout its course, it has given rise to terms including ‘genre creator’, ‘artisan DJ’ and ‘studio maven’, as well as others like ‘activist’, ‘pacifist’ and ‘world-citizen’. All designations regularly used to describe the life of Grammy-nominated DJ/producer and dance music icon, Paul van Dyk.
An masterful DJ, van Dyk circles the globe 16 times per annum, entertaining an average 3 million + music lovers along the way. He has twice taken the title of the world’s no.1 DJ - a feat achieved to-date by just two other spinners. On Barra Beach in Rio, during the 2008 New Years celebrations, he famously spun to an unprecedented (and then record) audience totalling 1.5 million. As a producer Paul’s achieved similar success. In 1994 he recorded ‘For an Angel’, a track that regularly tops trance music’s greatest-ever lists and 3 years later he remixed ‘Age of Love’, which also frequently contends that title. He continues to build upon one of EDM’s most outstanding remixographies. Artists who have received the Paul van Dyk hallmark remix have included mainstream superstars like Madonna, Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears. He’s also reworked more diverse acts, like industrial metal rockers Rammstein, as well as timeless bands like U2, Depeche Mode and New Order. Van Dyk is also a regular film and game score contributor, which has resulted in many notable OST credits. They have included his rework of Hollywood composer Hans Zimmer’s ‘A Poor Choice of Words’ for ‘The Dark Knight’ soundtrack and ‘Still Alive’ for EA’s ground-breaking ‘Mirror’s Edge’ game.