The 21 year old Trance producer, responsible for over 80 Radio 1 plays since 2008, with a huge range of A-list support from the likes from Armin Van Buuren (ASOT), Ferry Corsten, John O’Callaghan, Simon Patterson, Eddie Halliwell, Judge Jules, Sean Tyas, Kutski etc! Tracks have been included on CD compilations such as Gatecrasher, Trance Anthems and Judgement Sundays along with forthcoming tracks signed to Perfecto Fluoro, Night Vision, Discover Records and Borderline! Watch this space!
Will Atkinson in his own right, continues to explode through 2011 at quite a speed. So far this year, the 21 year old has had 2 tracks confirmed for CD compilations along with forthcoming releases signed to Perfecto (Armada), Night Vision (Spinnin’) , Discover Records and Borderline Music. His unofficial remix alongside good friend, Nick Callaghan, of Simon Patterson’s classic ‘F16’ has recently turned ‘official’ having been dropped in front of hundreds and thousands at various events from Trance Energy in Holland, to Eurofest in Mexico, Beyond Wonderland in California and even Buenos Aires in Argentina! Last year, at only 19 years of age, Will made his debut appearance at the legendary Digital in Newcastle – oh and for the record, that went out live to millions as part of Radio 1’s In New Music We Trust! Infact, since the start of 2008, he’s racked up over 70 Radio 1 plays from the likes of Judge Jules, Pete Tong, Kutski & Eddie Halliwell… Once again this year, Will has seen airplay from A State Of Trance, Afterhours FM and of course, Radio 1!
Over the last 3 years, His productions have been showcased through some of the world’s leading dance events: Creamfields, Trance Energy, Global Gathering and Judgement Sundays and his previous releases are home to some of the world’s strongest labels in the electronic scene: Armada, Vandit, Spinnin, Maelstrom and Ultra to name a few. Will has also developed a string of A-list fans since 2008. People such as Armin van Buuren, Tiesto, Simon Patterson, Judge Jules, John Askew, Eddie Halliwell, John O’Callaghan, Paul Van Dyk, Sander Van Doorn, Mark Sherry, Kutski, Dave Pearce, Anne Savage, and Pete Tong have all shown support to his music! And, his work continues to appear on world renown mix compilations: Gatecrasher Classics, Judgement Sundays, Dave Pearce’s Trance Anthems and more recently, John Askew’s “Skylab” mix CD.As if holding down his own career as a producer wasn’t manic enough, Will also engineers for a vast amount of up and coming artists and is already responsible for a handful of number 1’s on various digital download sites from himself, and his clients.
Here’s what some of the top player have to say about him!
Anne Savage:- “Future legend in the making.”
Armin van Buuren: “Pumping!”
Dave Pearce: “He has managed to create an energetic tech-trance sound, fuelled with flavour of rave and euphoric trance moments. His tracks are a regular feature in my sets.”
John Askew: “Genious”
Judge Jules : “I probably play more of his productions than any other producer.”
Mark Sherry: “Great to see a fellow Scotsman starting off a very promising career!”
Simon Patterson: “Massive!”
At only 21 years old, Will has achieved goals only some producers can only dream of…