Sander Van Doorn’s ‘Drink To Get Drunk’ Gets Remix Treatment
2011 marked a pivotal point in the electronic dance music landscape, and Sander van Doorn’s monumental masterpiece ‘Drink To Get Drunk’ served as the main anthem for the genre for quite some time. Ten years later, the smash hit has already received the remix treatment from London-based techno duo Eli & Fur. This time around, Doorn has enlisted remix duties from fellow Dutch talents, the DJ/production duo Avao and Laura van Dam. Out now via DOORN Records, their propulsively driving remixes of ‘Drink To Get Drunk’ are available to listen to across all streaming platforms.
Kicking things off with a sonic punch, Avao’s rework immediately begins with atmospherically entrancing soundscapes, luring the listener in with its audibly unique, enticing ambiance. The beat is quickly introduced into the space, and is characterized by its propelling nature and hard-hitting intensity. A festival-ready hit, their new take on the classic single transforms it into a high-octane, big room-leaning offering that is primed and perfectly fit for 2021’s mainstages the world over.
Laura van Dam takes the reins next, and effectively instills her powerfully profound signature production elements throughout her reinterpretation. Throughout the entirety of its runtime, one can clearly hear that the track sounds like quintessential van Dam at her finest, while also harkening back to its source material in all the best ways. Adding edgy sensibilities from start-to-finish, she also provides a newfound bouncy flair that is maintained with ease through several buildups and bass drops.
ABOUT AVAO — Avao, consisting of members Levi Kotten and Stijn Rutte, is a DJ/production pair hailing from Amsterdam. Emerging onto the scene eleven years ago, the unstoppable duo have since combined their seasoned experience in both house music and trance to release new, unique music together as Avao.
ABOUT LAURA VAN DAM — Laura van Dam is a fellow Dutch DJ/producer who is also based out of Amsterdam. Since beginning her career in the field at 17, she has gone on to grace the decks at some of the world’s biggest events and venues such as Ultra Europe and Miami, Groove Cruise, Ibiza’s Privilege, and many more. Her music has also received support from industry legends the likes of Armin van Buuren, Above & Beyond, Nicky Romero, and Ferry Corsten, to name a few.
ABOUT SANDER VAN DOORN — Sander van Doorn is a venerated creative force who has been single-handedly dominating the electronic dance music industry for quite some time. Over the last year, the renowned talent has participated in several livestreams and has also released new, deeper sounds under his Purple Haze alias. His last single, ‘Jonson’s Play’ with Armin van Buuren, has since gained over 1.7 million total hits across all streaming platforms since its release in mid-June.
With a hefty slew of releases slated for the remainder of the year, Sander van Doorn’s avid fans and eager listeners alike can expect much more from the esteemed musician throughout 2021 as he continues to effortlessly prime himself as an inimitable force to be reckoned with.