Armind is a Dutch Trance record label and sublabel of the famous Armada Music empire, whose forefront face in the public is the founder, dutch DJ Armin Van Buuren. Armada Music was founded in June 2003 by Armin van Buuren, Maykel Piron and David Lewis, whose names stand for ArMaDa. Throughout the years, the record company has brought countless quality releases within the wide spectrum of electronic dance music. Outstanding releases in trance, House, progressive, techno and even the pop genre make Armada Music a label that stands out. In 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013, the Dutch label was awarded the Best Global Dance Label title from the International Dance Music Awards in Miami. Working with and managing some of the biggest names in the dance music industry, Armada is home to amongst others W&W, paul oakenfold, Aly & Fila, dash berlin, max graham, cosmic gate, chicane, Andy Moor, Mischa Daniels, and of course, Armin himself. Investing in rising talents such as Protoculture, Toby Hedges and Andrew Rayel, Armada Music is able to nurture aspiring artists until they reach the top of the game.
Under the Armada Music umbrella are some of the industrys biggest imprints, including Oakenfolds Perfecto Records, W&Ws Mainstage Music, Andy Moors ava recordings, and naturally, Armin van Buurens Armind, a state of trance and Whos Afraid of 138?! labels. More than 25 sub-labels reside under Armada, building a solid reputation in the global dance scene. And it doesnt stop there.
As the first imprint of Armada, Armind has a special place in the heart of Armada. With the sweet little Armind Angel as its trademark, Armind is a recognizable and beloved imprint. The founder of the dutch level, Armin Van Buuren. selects the best and most special tunes, often instant classics or glorious future favourites. To top that off Armin chose Armind as the home of all his own productions. The very first release, Motorcycle As The Rush Comes, turned out to be one of the most loved trance tracks ever released. From big monster tunes Synergy Hello Strings and Mark Otten So Serene to exclusive remix packs and tunes that deserve that Armind halo on top.
In its short life, Armind had released tracks in the electronic and trance music scenes becoming synonymous with massive progressive anthems from artists such as : Armin Van Buuren, Andrew Rayel, Orjan Nilsen, Shogun, Omnia, Alexander Popov, and many others.