Discovered at age 14 by Armin van Buuren and signed to Armada records, Erik Arbores (born Erik van den Boom) is the youngest DJ to ever spin during the Amsterdam Dance Event.??His debut Bliss EP created a lot of buzz and garnered a lot of club support.??He has gone on to collaborate with Esmee Denters and has recently signed to Universal and Spinnin’ records.??Together with Martin Garrix, TV Noize, and Julian Jordan, he is part of a group of teenage up-and-coming producers who are changing the EDM world.
DJ Ron Slomowicz: How old were you when you first discovered EDM?
Erik Arbores: I have been listening to it my whole life, but I started producing when I was 11 or 12 years old.