|Originally posted by Kilixpree |
I will not lie, after knowing that he likes the orb that much almost gives me hope for him doing something decent in the future lmao
He's expressed his fondness for ambient during interviews way back in the past, even implicitly as a preference to trance. I think this interview was taken some time around 2006 or 2007:
5. Your live sets and ASOT radio show has grown so diverse, all the genres of EDM can be found from minimal to house, why has this evolution occurred ?
Armin van Buuren: I DJ for the crowd, not for myself, if it was for me the music would be real ambient, weird sounding. These track lists are for the crowd. I want to make sure the people are dancing and into the music, sometimes you have to play a track that's different...
Nearing the end of his career, and with the decline of trance, I get the feeling that it's more for the crowd now than it ever was before.
'He traded sand for skins, skins for gold, gold for life. In the end, he traded life for sand.' Afari, Tales