Trance producer Ferry Corsten weaves through Denver, Chicago

Dutch trance producer Ferry Corsten will make several US appearances this month before finishing the year with dates in Russia, the UK and other European stops.

Ferry — ranked 22nd on DJ Mag’s 2012 Top 100 DJs list — has been tearing up dance floors for over 20 years with his self-produced trance anthems and remixes. Don’t miss your chance to catch Ferry’s performances in these EMW cities:

Thurs., Nov. 8 – Denver, Co – Beta Nightclub
Sat., Nov. 17 – Chicago, Ill. – The Mid

Electronic Midwest caught up with Ferry after his set at Spring Awakening Music Festival in Chicago earlier this year. He talks at length about his start in the industry, describes the electronic music scene of the 1990s in Europe, and discusses the evolution of the music business ever since. Check it out in the video interview below:

Ferry also hosts “Corsten’s Countdown,” a radio show syndicated in over 50 countries and recently launched a new radio show named “Ferry’s Fix.” He’s also well known for his “Full On Ferry” tour concept, which features back-to-back sets by Ferry and many of his superstar DJ friends.

Here’s an hour-long piece of Ferry’s “Full On” performance at the recent Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) 2012:


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