Published Aug 21, 2013Dutch trance music producer Armin van Buuren is one of the most prominent contemporary DJs, topping DJ Magazine's fan poll five times in the past seven years. His fifth studio album, Intense, is another entry in his extensive discography spanning nearly 20 years of activity.
van Buuren spoke with Exclaim! TV about the importance of live performance in a DJ show, the stability of trance music, and why trance fans are "the best in the world."
Intense was released in May on Armada Music, and is the follow-up to 2010's Mirage.
Filmed by Katherine Kwan and Issa Shah
Interviewed by Ani Haderaj
Edited by Katherine Kwan