Dutch DJ Martin Garrix was born in Amstelveen, Netherlands on the 14th of May 1996 with a real name Martijn Garritsen. Martin Garrix developed his passion for music as he learned playing guitar at the age of four. At an Olympic game, he saw one of the greatest DJs playing, DJ Tiesto. After that he became inspired in becoming a DJ when he was eight years old. Garrix is a currently a student at Herman Brood Academy, a production school located at Utrecht. He is a very talented musician that can play Guitar, Keyboards, Turntables and more.
He has these following singles by 2012: Keygen, Registration Code, and BFAM. He also released a remix singles of Christina Aguilera’s “Your Body” and Roy Gates’ “Midnight Sun 2.0”. And by 2013, his hit single “Animals” was released together with other singles titled Torrent, Gamer and Wizard. He also released a remix his singles Stellar, Project T and Animals. And then this year, 2014, released five singles with song titles Helicopter, Proxy, Tremor, Gold Skies and Backlash. He also has a remix of his single Crackin and Backlash.
His single “BFAM” earned him the “FM DJ Talent of the Year Award” at an awarding body called “SLAM!” 2013 is the year of his breakthrough. His song “Animals” that is released on the 16th of June 2013 with Spinnin Records became a big hit all over Europe and was able to be in top 10 in more than ten countries. This song reached the number one spot in Ireland, Belguim and United Kingdom. He is also the youngest person to earn the top spot on Beatport. He is also reached the 40th spot top 100 DJs on a Magazine. He also performed at 2014 Ultra Music Festival. In appreciation of his fans for his success the previous year, he released Proxy on iTunes for free. Wizard, his 2014 single, was successful in different countries as well.
He was able to work with labeling companies of Spinnin’, Musical Freedom and DOORN. Aside from being a musician, he is a producer as well. Electro House, Big Room, Trap, Dutch House and Drop House are his genres for his singles.
For four years he has been doing a lot and getting more popular and discovered in other countries of the world. There is so much to expect from Martin Garrix. He is young, talented and passionate musician.