Those who are familiar with the musical vision of Mike Hawkins know he’s always been one who tries to stay ahead of whatever sound has the world of dance music buzzing. Instead, he challenges himself to change the face of electronic music, to level the playing field in
Aiming to widen the landscape of electronic music,
“It has to be cool, and it has to make sense. If it doesn’t have character, it’s not on the label”, explains Mike Hawkins. “Of course, I’m working the label as an industry insider through my network and that of Armada. But first and foremost, I’m approaching
“It’s somewhat of a dream come true for me to be able to have a company as massive as Armada give me the reins to push out the music that I find personally fascinating. I’m really looking forward to working closely with a lot of amazing, up and coming artists.”
Maykel Piron, CEO of Armada Music: “Electronic music isn’t just evolving in one single direction. There are lots of artists out there who steer clear from the beaten paths and try to find their own way through the dance music jungle.
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