In need of a new playlist this week? Us has got you covered.
Dutch DJ and producer Armin van Buuren — whose latest hit, “Sex, Love & Water” is out now — mixed a set list of his favorite beats.
“Stay” by Zedd & Alessia Cara
“Zedd has really outdone himself and I love Alessia Cara’s vocals. It’s top-tier on all fronts. There’s just something that makes you want to listen again and again.”
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“Body” by Loud Luxury
“This is without a doubt my go-to record whenever I like to groove a bit. The rhythms in this song take me away. The boys of Loud Luxury did an outstanding job, that’s for sure.”
“Almost Home” by Sultan + Shepard featuring Nadia Ali & Iro
“It seems as if everything Sultan + Shepard come up with nowadays has ‘hit tune’ written all over it. I love how they managed to bring out Nadia Ali’s vocals in such a way. I am not afraid to say this track deserves to go all the way.”
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“Northern Soul” by Above & Beyond
“It’s Above & Beyond, need I say more? These guys are so brilliant musically. They can’t do anything wrong. This is a sterling example of that.”
“Crazy” by Lost Frequencies & Zonderling
“I already knew Lost Frequencies had a knack for creating catchy songs. He’s done it again in collaboration with Zonderling. I just can’t get these vocals and lyrics out of my head. They’re addictive.”
“Sex, Love & Water” by Armin van Buuren featuring Conrad Sewell
“I am over the moon with this collaboration. I had a lot of fun creating this tune, and working with such unbelievably talented individuals truly proved the icing on the cake.”
“Sunrise” by Arty featuring April Bender
“I’m a big fan of Arty, so that makes ‘Sunrise’ one of my favorite records almost straight away. I love the pop-y edge that blends so well with the dance music part. I could listen to this record pretty much nonstop.”
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“Faded” by Alan Walker
“This might be one of the older tracks on this list, but the fact that it’s still one of my favorites after all this time shows how much I love it. Everything comes together in this song and I just love every inch of it.”
His latest, “Sex, Love & Water,” is now available.