Friday, 24 November 2023 – Dutch dance music legends Quintino and AFROJACK have combined their forces for the new single ‘The Beach’ (AFROJACK edit), released on Tomorrowland Music today! Coming together again for the first time since ‘Selecta’ in 2011, the boys deliver an energetic production with true rave energy and fast-paced beats – a memorable project and a guaranteed crowd pleaser. Making waves for over fifteen years already and having cemented a place on the list of the most reliable producers in the game for cranking out festival & club bangers, Quintino and AFROJACK have created another classic timeless anthem with ‘The Beach’ (AFROJACK edit), sure to create absolute mayhem on the dancefloor.
Quintino: “It’s been over 1+ years since AFROJACK and I released a song together! It is finally time for a new one. ‘The Beach’ combines the best of our styles and it has been going off in our sets ! I’m so hyped for this song to play it in my upcoming shows. Lets go!”
Highly talented Dutch DJ and producer Quintino is one of the leading forces in the global dance music scene today. With an established reputation for his live performances, Quintino continues to be a staple on the main stage working alongside legendary names such as Tiësto, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Steve Aoki, Afrojack, Nervo, Alok and Hardwell.
Mastering the fundamentals as a DJ in the Dutch club scene, the young DJ started making big steps in 2011 when he released ‘Epic’ with Sandro Silva which became platinum and one of the most played club tracks of the year. In recent years Quintino has had major club hits like ‘Freak’ (150m streams) and ‘I Just Can’t’ (100m streams) with fellow Dutchman R3hab. Quintino has also previously collaborated with Steve Aoki too on their club hit ‘Mayhem’ which surpassed 65 million streams.
Continuing his star-studded lineup of collabs, Quintino and Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike have presented four tracks to the world including their huge remix of Regard’s hit ‘Ride It’. The future looks bright for both Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike and Quintino who have been teasing new ID’s all summer of 2022.
Spotlighted on his 2019 Bright Lights album, Quintino’s collaboration with Alok titled ‘Party Never Ends’ caused quite a stir in the dance world now sitting at 41 million streams on Spotify as well. And together with his longtime friend Hardwell, the pair have released a number of tracks together over the past years and with the return of Hardwell to the mainstage a new collaboration is already on its way coming soon.
Over the past years Quintino has shaped his big room progressive sound to be at the forefront of electronic dance music. Known for his big sing along vocals and skills on stage, Quintino continues to prove why he is remained in the top tier and will be for years to come.
“I want to take things further, whether it’s the music merchandising or highly produced shows” Quintino emphasizes. “My performance has become so much more than I started out with. I’m in the big league now and want to present myself as the creative artist that I am”. Set to hit the mainstages of Tomorrowland, Neversea, World Club Dome, Parookaville, Medusa and many more in the summer of 2022 Quintino is ready to get at it.
As one of the most innovative and sought-after artists, GRAMMY Award-winning producer and electronic dance music icon AFROJACK continues to shatter boundaries that push music in bold new directions. Since making his breakthrough with the multi-platinum-selling single ‘Take Over Control’, the Dutch-born musician has lent his production skills to tracks that bend genres and laid the foundation for major hits for artists such as Beyoncé, Pitbull, Will.i.am and more. In the last few years, AFROJACK was named one of the 50 Most Important People in EDM by Rolling Stone and placed on the Forbes ‘30 Under 30’ music list. In 2010, he was one of the first DJs to secure a Las Vegas residency, and continues to entertain global audiences as a headlining resident artist for the Hakkasan group. In 2010, he won his first GRAMMY award for Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical for his remix of David Guetta & Madonna’s song ‘Revolver.’ In 2011, he nabbed two more GRAMMY Nominations for Best Rap Song for his part in Chris Brown’s ‘Look At Me Now’ and for Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical for his remix of Leona Lewis & Avicii’s ‘Collide’. AFROJACK travels the world performing at the biggest clubs/festivals while producing new music with his label WALL Recordings. In 2020, his song ‘All Night’ (feat. Ally Brooke) reached number 1 on the US dance radio chart through amassing an impressive 40+ million streams, to date. His most recent worldwide hits such as ‘Lose You’ with James Arthur, ‘Trampoline’ with David Guetta, Missy Elliott, BIA, and Doechii, and ‘Push It’’t’ with Hardwell, add to an impressive repertoire spanning over a decade as a global performer and multi-platinum selling artist. In 2022, AFROJACK received his fourth GRAMMY nomination, this time for Best Dance/Electronic Recording for his inspiring pop-edm crossover Summer song “Hero,” which came out during the pandemic with David Guetta. Moving forward with an increased focus on artist development, AFROJACK recently completed construction of his new 800,000+ Sq Ft multi-building WALL Recordings studio & office compound with multiple state-of-the-art studios, sleeping quarters, office spaces, stages, and more on the backdrop of the stunning Belgium countryside. Along with this, his label WALL recently announced a new partnership with The Tomorrowland Academy, Tomorrowland’s official music academy. WALL and AFROJACK will be developing the brand-new premium component of the Tomorrowland Academy, the PRO area. As a coach, AFROJACK will be using his over fifteen years of award-winning experience in the music industry to provide tutorials in production, mixing, mastering, DJing, marketing, managing, mentality and more.
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Stay tuned for a stellar line-up of renowned artists from all different levels who can’t wait to release their music on Tomorrowland Music, encompassing a multitude of genres.