The long-awaited Armin van Buuren GAIA album is finally here. Armin van Buuren and Benno de Goeij rebooted the darker trance alias this past fall during ADE with their Moons of Jupiter showcase. After some Instagram teasing over the past few weeks, Armin dropped the bomb on Thursday’s ASOT episode.
GAIA: Moons of Jupiter will be released on June 21, and Armin shared 3 singles from the album on the ASOT radio show. The singles are all named after Jupiter’s moons and the first is “Euporie“. He also played “Europa” and “Carpo“. The album consists of 21 brand new tracks! As Armin has told us before, GAIA focused on darker, heavier, techier trance and you won’t be finding any vocal singles on this album. He meant for the album to be a journey and explore his roots with ambient, melodic techno, dark techno, and more. Take a listen below.
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You recently just put out a new song, can you tell us more about it and what was the steps you took to produce it?
I have a new song and it’s called Layla. I was a little bit afraid when I released it but eventually it’s good to do some different stuff as well for me personally. I got the vocal and that was like 108 BPM or something so it really was slow, and I just did my thing around it. No rules. Literally, I got the vocal and made everything around it, so I love to work like that, but I need to learn how to record vocals with someone when I already have an idea.
Do you foresee yourself continuing in this kind of thing, or is it just kind of one time?
Maybe sometimes, but of course I have a lot of club tracks as well, because that’s what I do. I would like to take another journey sometimes to another style or something, but yeah I just want to do everything, just around the club stuff.
Do you feel like it’s hard for you to focus on any one genre when you kind of make it all?
No, because I have so much house tracks that it’s just nice for me to do different stuff. And house music for me, I have been doing it for four and a half years, so I know how to approach it, it’s so fun.
What kind of music do you usually listen to and draw inspiration from?
Well, personally, my Spotify playlist is full of just really quiet, chill music. I like really unknown artists. Vivio is really chill music. Guitar stuff. John Mayer. He’s another one. Just stuff like that, I like to listen to it because I’m in house music so long when I make it, I just want to listen to someone else. Coldplay I love their approach to chords and stuff. They have a trick where they have two notes overlapping, but it’s possible, and I love that type of things.
What is your mentality when you release tracks? Are they usually on every couple of months?
It’s weird, because I used to have not that many tracks lined up, so when I released a track I would have nothing to release after it, so I had to hurry and make something new, but right now I have so much that we planned for the whole year, I had two really good months where I was really inspired, and I make seven new tracks or something like that.
What’s one of the craziest things that has happened to you while you were DJing?
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