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  • Andrew Rayel Returns This Time With A ‘Summer Smash!!’


    Adam Madd
    • Category: Music Review
    • Andrew Rayel studied Orchestral Music and began his career at 13 years of age
    • Signed to Armin van Buuren’s Label ‘Armada Music’
    • Regularly featured on the biggest radio show in the world: ‘A State of Trance’
    • Andrew Rayel’s tracks include: '550 Senta,' 'How Do I Know' ft. Australian vocalist Jano, 'Aeon of Revenge,' 'Once in a Lifetime Love,' ' My Reflections,' 'Horizon,' 'I’ll Be There,' ‘Dark Warrior,’ ‘One in a Million’
    • Andrew Rayel has remixed tracks for some of the world’s biggest DJ / Producers, including: Armin van Buuren, Tiësto, W&W, Dash Berlin and more
    • Andrew Rayel has performed at many international events, such as: Kazantip, Global Gathering, Creamfields, A State of Trance, Trancefusion, Transmission, Tomorrowland, Ultra Music Festival, Electric Daisy Carnival, Ball En Blanc and more
    • Andrew Rayel has played at many prestigious clubs around the world, including: New City Gas, Exchange LA, Marquee New York, Ruby Sky San Francisco, Zouk Kuala Lumpur & Singapore, Colosseum in Jakarta, Ushuaïa, Amnesia, & Privilege in Ibiza, Las Vegas Residency at the age of 21 at Marquee Las Vegas
    • Andrew Rayel was voted Top 100 DJs in the world, ‘Breakout DJ & Producer’ and ‘Highest Climber’ at the Annual IDMA (International Dance Music Awards) in Miami during Winter Music Conference
    • Andrew Rayel’s debut Artist Album: ‘Find Your Harmony’ featured his hit collaboration with Armin van Buuren: ‘EIFORYA’
    • Andrew Rayel has created his own label imprint at Armada Music called: ‘inHarmony Music’

     

     

    Showing a whole other side to his artistic brilliance, Andrew Rayel teams up with super producer Garibay for this new, steamy and pop-scented single.  With Jake Torrey on vocals and a flurry of laidback grooves and catchy guitar plucks to boot, ‘Last Summer’ is bound to be the best one yet!

     

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    About Andrew Rayel:

    He's the modern-day Mozart -- today's leading talent in the ever-growing electronic dance music scene.  He's the pride of Moldova, known for his unique and very own sound.  He is Andrei Rata, better known as Andrew Rayel.

     

    Born on July 21st, 1992, his young age never stopped him from taking the lead amongst the next generation of EDM producers.  Developing strong musical skills, he studied orchestral music and kicked off his producing career at only 13 years of age.  It didn't take long for the passionate music lover to translate his ideas into sounds.  He created a truly unique sonic signature - one of piano power, harmonic balance, and euphoric tales.  And so, years later, his originals and remixes are praised by many and loved by more.  But, rest assured, the Andrew Rayel story has only just begun.

     

    “Trance was the perfect solution, as it is a combination of melody, harmony and energy, elements that I prefer the most," says Andrew Rayel.  Having Armin van Buuren supporting his tracks on the world famous ‘A State of Trance’ radio show had always been a dream of Andrew’s.  Sometimes, dreams come true.  His tracks: '550 Senta,' 'How Do I Know' ft. Jano, 'Aeon of Revenge,' 'Once in a Lifetime Love,' ' My Reflections,' 'Horizon,' 'I’ll Be There,' ‘Dark Warrior,’ ‘One in a Million’ and much more all made it to the show, often voted ‘Tune of the Week’ and ‘Future Favourite.’ The trance scene embraced Andrew's refreshing sound, giving him a very warm welcome.

     

    Andrew’s tracks found a solid home on the ‘A State of Trance’ and ‘Armind’ labels, both part of the Armada Music family.  With such impressive originals, it didn't take long until the Rayel sound became hot property for remixes.  Andrew was lucky enough to take on remix duties for tracks by: Armin van Buuren, Tiësto, W&W, Dash Berlin and many more. Earning the support of the DJ elite, the Rayel sound has spread all across the globe, from underground clubs to mainstream festivals.

     

    Although Andrew’s career is still in its early stages, Andrew has already DJ’d at the world's most legendary clubs and massive festivals. From Kazantip, Global Gathering, Creamfields, A State of Trance, Trancefusion, Transmission, Tomorrowland, Ultra Music Festival, Electric Daisy Carnivals, Ball En Blanc and much more.  Not to forget performing and selling out world-wide venues such as: New City Gas, Exchange LA, Marquee New York, Ruby Sky San Francisco, Zouk Kuala Lumpur & Singapore, Colosseum in Jakarta, not to forget the magical Island ‘Ibiza’ in which he has performed at clubs such as: Ushuaïa, Amnesia, & Privilege and more, as well as earning a Las Vegas Residency at the age of 21 at Marquee Las Vegas.

     

    As a result of his hard work and dedication, fans voted him to become one of the Top 100 DJs in the world, as well as breakout DJ & Producer and highest climber in the poll voting, alongside many world-wide nominations such as the IDMA (International Dance Music Awards) which is hosted yearly in Miami during Winter Music Conference week.

     

    2014 was the year that saw the first ever artist album from Andrew Rayel entitled: ‘Find Your Harmony’ which has taken the world by storm, alongside his sensational hit collaboration with Armin van Buuren: ‘EIFORYA.’ Andrew Rayel is now an artist that has released 2 artists albums on his home label ‘Armada Music.’ In 2014 ‘Find Your Harmony’ was released as the first ever artist album, followed up by ‘MOMENTS’ in 2017 and establishing his own record label under the Armada umbrella in 2018 with ‘inHarmony Music.’

     

    The road to success has just begun and Andrew Rayel is ready to take on the world in the years ahead. "I believe music is a universal language that unites people with nothing but love.  I intend to make sure that my tracks are all about emotions and happiness.  That's what's driving music, making the world a better place," says Andrew Rayel.

     

    Listen to Andrew Rayel’s ‘Find Your Harmony’ Radio show on Spotify (recently celebrating 113 Episodes): http://andrewrayel.net/blog

     

    Listen to his latest track "Last Summer" here: https://armas1416.lnk.to/LSPR

     

     

    Current Global Tour Dates: http://andrewrayel.net/tour

     

    For more info, go to:

    Website: http://andrewrayel.net

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Andrew.Rayel

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/andrew_rayel

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/andrew_rayel

    Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/andrewrayel

    Edited by AdamMadd




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      I don't think people realise that within dance music or DJing as a career, there is no maternity pay, no sick pay, no pension - it can be pretty precarious, especially for those just starting out. 
       
       
      If you had the power to change one thing in the electronic music scene, what would that be and why?
      I think awareness of the things I mentioned above is important - and recently there has been a bit more of a discussion around mental health which is helpful. 
      This scene has become a way of life for so many people - and as an industry happens to generate a huge amount of money globally - so respect and support is needed for those in our industry - not just the superstar DJ's and artists but all those who make their job possible. 
       
       
      What would be your most memorable gig to date?
      I've been very lucky to have had so many memorable gigs - most recently playing a festival in Sarajevo was very emotional for me - I'd never played there before - but before the show I was speaking to people about their experiences during the war when they were under siege - which was very powerful and humbling. 
      There were also bullet holes in many buildings - a stark reminder of the snipers that lined the streets so recently -I dont think we can't begin to imagine how terrifying it was being shot at on a daily basis, and how normal life was just impossible. 
      Its very rare I tear up during a DJ set - but the lyrics - especially of the Faithless music I played that night felt extra resonant - and extra urgent as many parts of the world seem to be plunging into a very hateful place!  
       
       
      What are your current top 3 records right now?
      Like most of the world top Oz boy Fisher's "Losing It" is a dance floor weapon,  The Chemical Borthers are back on form with " Free Yourself" and a lovely sunrise number called "Together" from R&D 
       
       
      Are there any artists that you would recommend our readers check out?
      Really liking Circle Sky, also a rapper called Gaika, and on the pop side loving Christine & the Queens. 
       
       
      Lastly, can you tell us some interesting or unusual story from your (over) 20 years of touring?  (Our readers are pretty open minded, so no need to hold back)
      There are plenty I could tell you but what goes on tour, stays on tour!
       
       

      Faithless DJ Set - Tickets available below
       
      Perth:
      Saturday 1st December:  http://bit.ly/OneFineDay2018
       
      Sydney: (Rodd Richards Presents)
      Sunday 2nd December: https://bit.ly/2MplyHs
       
      Wellington:
      Thursday 6th December:  Sold Out
       
      Auckland:
      Friday 7th December: Sold Out
       
      Melbourne:
      Saturday 9th December: http://revolverupstairs.com.au 
       
       
       
       
       
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