Adaro (DJ)

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Born (1980-07-29) July 29, 1980 (age 38) [1]
GenresHardstyle, Raw Hardstyle
Years active2008-present
LabelsA2 Records, Roughstate Music
Associated actsGunz For Hire A² All Stars, Driftwood, Roughstate Showcase & Shocksteady
MembersThijs Ploegmakers

Thijs Ploegmakers (born 29 July 1980), performing as Adaro, is a Dutch DJ. He produced several electronic music styles, however in 2008, he began producing hardstyle with Ran-D which resulted in their first release on A2 Records "My Name Is Hardstyle." Adaro continued releasing his music on A2 Records until 2014. In March, 2015, alongside Ran-D, B-Front and Frequencerz, Adaro is one of the founders of hardstyle record label "Roughstate Music".

In addition to his solo releases, Adaro has collaborated with many artists within the hardstyle genre such as The Prophet, Digital Punk, B-Front and Crypsis.

Adaro is also a part of the hardstyle act Gunz For Hire together with Ran-D, which was created in 2011.

Adaro has grown to perform at some of the largest hardstyle events such as Decibel Outdoor Festival, Defqon.1 Festival (Netherlands & Australia), Qlimax, Mysteryland, Q-BASE, Reverze and many other Q-Dance run events.


Name Artist(s) Label Year
My Name Is Hardstyle Ran-D vs Adaro A2 Records 2008
Under Attack / Struggle For Existence Ran-D & Adaro A2 Records 2010
Hit You With That Bang Shit Adaro A2 Records 2011
Gangsters Don't Dance Gunz For Hire A2 Records 2011
The Haunter of the Dark Adaro A2 Records 2011
Put It On / Evolution Complete Gunz For Hire A2 Records 2011
The Italian Tribute Adaro Titanic Records 2012
Air (Dance Air Anthem 2012) The R3belz & Adaro Scantraxx Special 2012
No Time To Sleep Adaro A2 Records 2012
Kings of the Underground Gunz For Hire A2 Records 2012
Bolivia Gunz For Hire A2 Records 2012
Another Sh*t Track Crypsis & Adaro Minus Is More (Cryptology) 2012
Natural Born Killers Adaro & Digital Punk A2 Records 2013
Worth Fighting For (Qapital 2013 Anthem) B-Front & Adaro Q-Dance 2013
Sorrow Gunz For Hire A2 Records 2013
Answers (Adaro remix) Chain Reaction Minus is More 2013
History Adaro A2 Records 2013
Everyday Adaro & Digital Punk Self Released 2013
For The Street Adaro A2 Records 2013
I'm The King Adaro & The Prophet Scantraxx Recordz 2014
Swagger Gunz For Hire A2 Records 2014
My Soul To Take Adaro Roughstate 2015
Raggamuffin Adaro Roughstate 2015
Open The Gates Adaro & E-Force Roughstate 2015
Dark Universe Adaro & Rob Gee Roughstate 2015
Oldschool Flow Adaro & E-Force Roughstate 2015
Whiplashed Digital Punk & Adaro A2 Records 2015
Plata O Plomo Gunz for Hire Roughstate 2016
I'm A Criminal Gunz for Hire Roughstate 2016
Ik Wil Gewoon Muziek Horen Adje Van 'T Padje Free release 2016
Rock Now Adaro & B-Front Roughstate 2016
Executioner Style Gunz for Hire Roughstate 2016


  1. ^ Thijs 'Adaro' Ploegmakers in Schoikse Minse, 1 July 2014

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