SOK (real name Patrick de Visser) was born in 1983 in Rotterdam and grew up in Spijkenisse.
At the age of 16 I first came into contact with Trance music through the CDs of Tiesto and Ferry Corsten live at Innercity 1999.
After years of being a devotee to various parties and clubs, I decided in 2012 to run myself to share my passion for Trance music. Partly because the style trance changed more and more by the emerging EDM genre.
After a year of practicing and having played at various private parties, my first DJ gig was at a party in 2013.
Real name is Nico Groot (2.03mtr) That’s why it’s Biggest DJ , born in 1966 and discovered trance early 2000.
Started just as a visitor to several trance parties but after a while a good friend told me about being a dj himself, he made me enthusiastic about making your own sets.
First I got a small pioneer controller but not much later I bought myself the real deal, and now i have my own gear like 2x Pioneer CDJ-2000 nexus and a Pioneer DJM-900 nexus mixer.
DJ/producers who i like to see play are several like, Menno de Jong, Steve Allen, Factor B and Chris Metcalfe, i prefer the uplifting/vocal trance that gives me goosebumps all over.
Played at several beachparties last few years at Quest4Trance
On the 27th of April 1985 in Venlo, The Netherlands, baby Robbie burst into life. He may not have known it, but that baby was born not only ready to be pleasantly overwhelmed by trance music, but to gradually become the uplifting- & tech-trance DJ and producer we see before us today. Over the years Rob’s heart developed into a 138+ beat machine and his mind expanded to equip itself with a synthesized piano.
Rob Binner (both real name and artist name) started his trance journey in 2003, becoming infected by effervescent tunes from artists like Armin van Buuren and Paul van Dyk with their classics ‘Nothing But You’ and ‘Shivers’. He started frequenting parties like Trance Energy and A State of Trance, spending only half of his total partying time running from stage to stage to see and hear artists play pure pounding beats and uplifting melodies.
Inspired by his favorite artists, Rob Binner started DJing in 2011, attuning his critical ear all the while. In 2016, he began to develop his abilities in the only field missing from his skillset, and the only thing holding back his ambition: the technicalities of music production. Even in this area Rob’s intimate knowledge of both the genre and the trance scene meant his learning curve was never steep. He put all this expertise into a blender and, eventually, his patience, effort and countless hours of hard work paid off. The biggest highlight so far is his first solo release which landed in May 2018: ’Discover’.
Rob Binner has been resident DJ at Beats2Dance radio since May 2018. Each month witnesses a broadcast of his ‘Hyper Focus’ show, packed with the best uplifting- & tech-trance releases of the previous month. ‘Hyper Focus’ is a quickfire, bitesize listening experience for those who want to stay in sync with the genre. Focus on one hour, one month and one style!
More info soon!!