Rowen Reecks (NL)

After meticulously honing his skills behind the decks and in the studio, Rowen Reecks’s thirst for domination in the scene has led to a swift acceleration up the ranks over recent years. Since meeting industry goliath Hardwell after winning the prize spot on a DJ contest, Rowen set his sights on a full time career as a DJ. With a wealth of releases on powerhouse imprints and shows at an array of prestigious venues, his platform is set to surge further towards elite territory in 2016. Mastering his craft in the studio over the past 6 years , Rowen’s on point production skills have gone on to net him a momentous output on imprints including Armada Deep, Flashover Recordings & Big & Dirty . With a mantra of ‘practice makes perfect’, his dedication as a forward thinking purveyor of dance music has delivered support from commanding forces in the scene including Hardwell, Oliver Heldens, Afrojack, Fedde Le Grand, Dyro, Blasterjaxx, Showtek & Ferry Corsten . Nurturing a flair for building groove and movement in his work, a growing technical expertise has made him one to watch across the dance music landscape, incorporating a signature take on perfecting the core, essential components in a dance track with a masterfully crafted precision . Taking influences from artists such as Oliver Heldens , he has gone on to forge his own, powerful sound with a high calibre of releases. Highlights under his belt include the energetic, dancefloor ready ‘ Dust ’ on Flashover Recordings , making waves on Hardwell’s ‘ Hardwell On Air ’ series as well as a spin from the likes of Ferry Corsten and Deniz Koyu . Other heavy hitters in the armoury include the powerful bass driven roller ‘ Tourist ’ with Waysons featuring Lizzie Dent , as well as the slick house cut ‘ Elephant ’ alongside Nick Double which has gone on to receive support from Showtek , Dyro and more. 2016’s release pedigree has continued to impress across all dimensions of the electronic music spectrum, with showcase tracks including ‘ Press Play ’ catching the ears of artists such as Blasterjaxx and Gregor Salto, as well as the ‘ Work From Home ’ remix with Chasner backed by Afrojack . On top of his graft in the studio, Rowen’s tour profile has taken him on a trip around Chicago including hitting the mainstage of SAMF Festival , a set before Zeds Dead at Concord Music Hall and a show at the MID before Borgeous . Adding to the list of huge performances has been sets at Essential Festival and OMG Festival, as well as showcasing his power driven, fast paced DJ style with a mammoth SLAM! FM Mix Marathon set in 2016. Delivering a hard hitting collection of tracks already this year, as well capitalising on support from the industries elite, Rowen Reecks is set to explode further up the dance music ranks. With an unstoppable drive and determination to push forward, whilst developing his sound in new, exciting directions, 2016 shows no sign of slowing down for the rising Rowen Reecks .
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