It’s this attitude to innovation that also saw him launch hisspectacular HI-LO side project, whichpushes his intricate and forward-thinking productionaesthetic to its limits through the filter of hyperactive bass music.His career has been a whirlwind of mind-boggling success since he signed to Spinnin’ Recordsin 2013 aged just 18. After a run of successful singles with the Dutch powerhouse, Tiësto pickedup his massiveGecko, which became his major breakthrough track. Pete Tong’s FFRR imprintsnapped it up and took it to the UK No. 1 spot with a vocal from Rudimental collaborator BeckyHill, with the record eventually receiving Platinum sales status. It also hit No. 2 on Beatport andstayed at No. 1 in their Deep House chart for a month, while follow-upKoala (Last All Night)hitNo. 5 in the UK chart and achieved Silver sales certification. Remixesfor Coldplay, MartinGarrix, Robin Thicke, Disclosure and Calvin Harris followed, and his tour diary continued to getbusier and busier–with EDC, Tomorrowland, Glastonbury, Stereosonic and Coachella just afew of the world-leading events to receive theHeldenstreatmentincluding his famous shuffleover the last few years.As well as his globally broadcast Heldeep Radio sessions, he currently holds down one of therotation slots on BBC Radio 1’s prestigious Residency show. His residencies at Omnia LasVegas and Ushuaïa Ibiza also continue, placing him at the epicentres of the global DJ circuitand spreading the eclectic, high-octane sound of his style behind the decks to hundreds ofthousands of clubbers throughout the year. With his hilarious social media high jinx and antics to add to all this, he ensures that he’s at the forefront of his loyal and burgeoning fanbase’s
minds at all times.
He may only be 21, but he’s already achieved more in three years than
he could ever hope for
nd exceptionally talented, it’s clear that he’s just getting started.