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Roy Gates – Machine For those who care, all his hit singles can be found on more than a million compilation CDs all over the world.

With over 5 successful single releases this DJ is one of the biggest, rising stars in the music industry. Straight from the start of his career, Roy Gates’ debut single How Deep was hailed a Dancesmash on Radio 538 (Holland’s biggest radio station). The track instantly went for the higher regions of the single charts and got put on several playlists of many radio and TV stations worldwide.

With the follow up On My Way as its successor it rapidly became obvious that his career was going through the roof. At that time all of his singles got supported by top DJs like Armin Van Buuren, Tiesto and Randy Katana and got playlisted on TMF and Slam!FM for weeks. To make his 3rd single We Rock Together, Roy Gates started working with DJ/producer E-Craig, who produced a remix for this single. This popular remix actually put Roy Gates on the map all over the world. We Rock Together was playlisted on TMF and Slam!FM. After this, Roy Gates’ track Lose Myself also became a huge hit and got him to performing live in Top of the Pops and in TMF Reaction. Lose Myself became Dancesmash on Radio538, Grandslam on Slam!FM, had high positions in the Top 100 and Top 40 and was playlisted on TMF, Radio538 and Slam!FM.

Towards the end of 2006 Roy released his mega hit Midnight Sun. Including a few great remixes and an outstanding video, this track offered the whole package and delivered! Midnight Sun was proclaimed Dancesmash on Radio 538, Grandslam on Slam!FM, is playlisted on every radio station in the Netherlands and reached up to the higher regions in the Top 100 and Top 40. The music video was put on high rotation at TMF. Almost a year after this release, the track is still played regularly, maybe even daily on Radio 538. In the beginning of 2007, Roy Gates made an awesome remix of Vincent de Moor’s Flowtation. The track was readily playlisted on Slam!FM, reached the Top 100 chart and was supported by Armin van Buuren. He also produced The Queensday Anthem for Radio 538 and shortly after that he produced his monster hit Take u Down! This ravingly wicked record is a mix between Electro and Club. The same year he once again proves his unique producing skills with a remake of the solid hits: NRG 2007 and On My Way 2007 that gained high altitudes in the Top 100 and The Mega Dance Top 30. In November 2007 Roy produces his 7th scintillating success hit. Hey, accompanied by an extremely spectacular music video and 5 Remixes. Together with Dancevilla he releases the successful compilation Mixed Feelings 2 with 32 smashing dance tracks mixed by the master himself. Then his musical success starts bringing him the success in what he truly loves, DJ-ing. His performance at Trance Energy is one of the highlights of his career so far. But it’s the Radio 538 stage during Queensday in Amsterdam that made him a little nervous, 250.000 people gathered to what is the biggest event in Holland. Roy played an outstanding set with all people dancing and singing along on his biggest hits.

Early 2008 Roy meets the vocalist Karen Ires who already worked with ATB. After sharing each others music and thoughts they start working together. This collaboration results in the outstanding hit single (with the beautiful voice of Karen Ires) The world is spinning. In November 2008 Roy Gates produces One Touch, which brings him back at the top of the charts again

(#17 Top100!). This release contains three big remixes Original mix, Main mix and Patrick Rosaka Mix. The Original and Main mix are supported by Armin van Buuren and Sander Van Doorn. The year 2009 will be a very busy year for Roy Gates. There are a lot of new things going on around him and his first release in the new year is Machine. This new track has a mind dazzling ‘sound’ and will definitely be a great success!!