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EDITORS’ NOTES

$11.58 from the sale of the album featured on this page will be donated to the Global Fund.

Global powerhouse DJ and producer Tiësto has aligned with (RED) to present an album of top house and dance tracks to coincide with World AIDS Day 2012. The album is a celebration of big bass and ground-shaking beats and is a veritable overview of EDM’s greatest producers circa 2012. Check out the tracks from Tiësto, Diplo, Martin Solveig, Afrojack and more . . . the list, much like rhythm, goes on and on.



(RED) was founded in 2006 by Bono and Bobby Shriver to fight AIDS in Africa. To date, (RED) has raised $200 million for the Global Fund to invest in AIDS programs—100% of that money goes to work on the ground. Global Fund grants that (RED) supports have impacted more than 14 million people with prevention, treatment, counseling, HIV testing and care services. (RED) is currently focused on the fight to deliver an AIDS Free Generation by 2015.

EDITORS’ NOTES

$11.58 from the sale of the album featured on this page will be donated to the Global Fund.

Global powerhouse DJ and producer Tiësto has aligned with (RED) to present an album of top house and dance tracks to coincide with World AIDS Day 2012. The album is a celebration of big bass and ground-shaking beats and is a veritable overview of EDM’s greatest producers circa 2012. Check out the tracks from Tiësto, Diplo, Martin Solveig, Afrojack and more . . . the list, much like rhythm, goes on and on.



(RED) was founded in 2006 by Bono and Bobby Shriver to fight AIDS in Africa. To date, (RED) has raised $200 million for the Global Fund to invest in AIDS programs—100% of that money goes to work on the ground. Global Fund grants that (RED) supports have impacted more than 14 million people with prevention, treatment, counseling, HIV testing and care services. (RED) is currently focused on the fight to deliver an AIDS Free Generation by 2015.

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About Tiësto

Born Tijs Michiel Verwest in the small Dutch city of Breda in 1969, Tiësto went on to become more than just a world-famous electronic musician—he largely created the model for a powerhouse DJ in the 21st century. He got his start in the mid-’80s, when the skeletal sounds of Belgian new beat ruled Holland’s clubs, but it was trance—sleeker and more emotive—that moved him. His first proper DJ mix , 1997’s Magik One (First Flight), showcases his signature style in dreamy synth melodies drawn out above tough but streamlined drum grooves. As trance’s foremost ambassador, he pioneered stadium raving with solo DJ concerts in sports arenas; in 2004, he played for millions at the Summer Olympics opening ceremony in Athens. And his Club Life weekly radio show and mix series, one of trance’s premier global platforms, became synonymous with the genre itself. But you don’t become the world’s No. 1 DJ by sitting still. By 2011’s Club Life: Volume One Las Vegas, Tiësto was following through on a shift that had begun with his 2009 album, Kaleidoscope, a blend of high-energy trance and airy pop melodies that heralded the next big rave revolution: EDM. With 2014’s A Town Called Paradise, he made good on EDM’s anything-goes promise with a collection encompassing soaring toplines, massive drops, and other big-room thrills without turning his back on the aching melodies that made his name. As the decade drew to a close, playful collabs with a new generation of producers who had come up in his wake—The Chainsmokers, Oliver Heldens, DJ Snake, Hardwell—only served to confirm his versatility and cement his legacy.

HOMETOWN
Breda, The Netherlands
GENRE
Dance
BORN
17 January 1969

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