Paul Van Dyk @ Avant Gardner NYC | Music Rescues Me Album Release | Event Review
It's December eighth and trance legend, Paul Van Dyk, has simply launched his ninth studio album. That evening I arrive to The Great Hall, an area inside Avant Gardner, Brooklyn's latest multi-club venue that has develop into NYC's epicenter for dance music over the previous 12 months (additionally dwelling to Brooklyn Mirage and Kings Hall) prepared for the present a lifetime.
To kick issues f Paul had Aly & Fila opening up for him, every would have three hours on the decks to take New York City on a wild trip by means of the evening. Aly & Fila performed a progressive trance set to get the chilly metropolis warmed up, and Fadi ( Aly & Fila) made certain it was additional toasty earlier than handing the ropes over to PVD round 1am.
First f, there's one thing to say about Paul's efficiency model. Even within the age we reside in, he nonetheless performs with a reside setup and reads/interacts with the gang he is enjoying to. That's one thing I am going to at all times respect about him — he is a real musician, not only a DJ.
Paul introduced power proper out the gate and seeded songs from his album Music Rescues Me all through the three hour marathon. Favorites mine to listen to reside from the album have been Aurora and Moments With You. The full album is phenomenal to say the least, and value a full pay attention from begin to end. If you have not listened but – stream it under, or linked right here. The album climbed as much as #1 on iTunes dance charts all over the world inside simply hours it is launch.
Throughout Paul's set we additionally heard lots his more moderen hits reminiscent of Inhale, From Then On, and Stronger Together. Some PVD classics have been added to the combo to get everybody charged up, reminiscent of Home, the place the gang sang alongside, and course dropping his 2007 hit New York City reminding us why Paul Van Dyk can at all times name our metropolis ‘dwelling'.
Paul closed the evening out by enjoying his single f the brand new album, Music Rescues Me (a large hit), round 4am with the gang nonetheless 100% engaged and leaving us chanting ‘Paul Van Dyk' for extra as soon as it was throughout.
Thank you for blessing New York City as soon as once more, Paul. Come again dwelling quickly.