Leading up to July 4, this summer season is hitting the fast lane with a new Paul van Dyk single, “The Ocean,” which teams him up with Russia’s Arty. Released, Monday, July 2 via Beatport, the track (accompanied by mixes by Las Salinas and Eddie Bita) is just as deep and expansive as its title suggests, and is taken from Evolution (Vandit), PvD’s acclaimed sixth studio album.

Previous singles “Verano” roared and “Eternity” soared, but now dive deep into single #3 from legendary sound designer and all-around audiologist, Paul van Dyk. Together with one of the hottest young EDM talents to rise in recent years, he and Arty have crafted a musical work that is iridescent, mesmeric and über-inviting.

“I met Arty in Russia sometime in 2010 and we talked at that point about making music together.” says PvD. “On ‘The Ocean,’ I was sent over some strings and sequence patterns, which I was really feeling. I then came back in with other elements and it turned into this big back-and-forth mechanism. We both felt very strong about the parts that had gone in and I then took it and began to properly produce it.”

To cast your vote for PvD on the annual DJ Mag poll, log on to djmag.com/top100. For more on Paul van Dyk, visit his official site at paulvandyk.com.

Evolution is available now on iTunes.

1. “The Ocean” featuring Arty (Album Mix)
2. “The Ocean” featuring Arty (Radio Edit)
3. “The Ocean” featuring Arty (Extended Mix)
4. “The Ocean” featuring Arty (Las Salinas Remix)
5. “The Ocean” featuring Arty (Eddie Bitar Remix)

Paul van Dyk’s North American tour dates include:
Sat 7/14  Dallas, TX – Lizard Lounge
Fri 8/17  San Francisco, CA – Identity Tour @ Shoreline Amphitheatre
Sat 8/18  San Diego, CA – Identity Tour @ Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre
Sun 8/19  Phoenix, AZ – Identity Tour @ Ashley F. H. Pavilion

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