Faruk Sabanci (TR)
Born June 18th 1992, Turkish DJ/Producer and label honcho, Faruk Sabanci is certainly one of the most impressive young artists in the new generation. After studying Piano from an early age, Faruk then drew his attention towards DJing which is his first love. The Electronic Dance Music of the late nineties and early noughties had him instantly hooked, predominantly the explosion of the TRANCE genre worldwide! The next few years, growing up and becoming increasingly obsessed with EDM, Faruk's trial and error, self-taught method, whether mixing or producing, got him his first signing with Paul van Dyk’s Vandit at the tender age of 16. His proudest moment as a youngster came when Paul van Dyk played hit-single 'Leaving Ankara' on the Mainstage of Trance Energy in Utrecht, Holland. Add to this, continued support from highly successful artists such as Armin van Buuren, Tiesto, Above & Beyond, Sander van Doorn, Markus Schulz, Judge Jules and many more, it was clear that Faruk Sabanci was the new face of trance in Turkey who was on his way and determined to reach the next level. Sabanci became fascinated by the label side of the industry so teamed up with Joseph Areas from Miami to form the Arisa Audio label group which has become one of the most successful upcoming Trance labels of today, receiving massive support by all the major trance DJ's on the globe together with sub-label Harmonic Breeze Recordings being very well received by the trance elite and fans alike.
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