Mark Sixma

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Mark Sixma
Mark Sixma performing at a club.jpg
Sixma performing in a club 2015
Background information
Also known as
  • M6
Born (1983-02-25) 25 February 1983 (age 35)
Breda, Netherlands
Genres
Occupation(s)
Instruments
Years active2006–present
Labels
Associated acts
Websitewww.marksixma.com

Mark Sixma (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈmɑr(ə)k ˈsɪksma]) is a Dutch trance and house music producer and a DJ. In his career Sixma has among others working for his collaborations with Armin van Buuren, Faruk Sabanci and W&W.

Career[edit]

Mark Sixma made his first notable trance music production with Def Tactical whilst also releasing a Project 6 E.P at Five AM Records. This was followed up by a release called Destination 6 and received 'Tune of the Week’ status on Armin van Buuren’s radio show, A State Of Trance.[1] His next single led him signing up to record label Armada Music, 'Fade 2 Black' made him once again earn a 'Tune of the Week' status on A State Of Trance.[2][3]

Armin van Buuren has selected Sixma's tracks for his annual A State Of Trance compilation for three years.[4][5] Armin also featured one of Sixma's tracks on his Wii Game[6] and also gave him the opportunity to remix Minack, the collaboration between Armin Van Buuren and Ferry Corsten.[7]

In 2013 Sixma released a single called 'Requiem' on W&W's 'Mainstage Music' label which it made it to the top in the Beatport trance chart and was the most played trance track in 2013.[8] He also remixed the iconic song called 'Adagio for Strings' in which was supported by many artists like Markus Schulz, Cosmic Gate and Andrew Rayel.[9]

He toured around the globe with A State of Trance Festival alongside Ferry Corsten, Armin Van Buuren and other DJs,[10] and also performed at Ultra Music Festival.[11] He has not entered the DJ Mag top 100 DJs poll.

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

2007[edit]

  • "Destination 6" (Mark Sixma presents M6)
  • "Invictus" (with Def Tactical)

2008[edit]

  • "Fade 2 Black"
  • "Visionary"
  • "Amazon Dawn / There And Back Again" (Mark Sixma presents M6)

2009[edit]

  • "Piranha" (with Re:Locate)
  • "Into The Unknown / Byte Me" (Mark Sixma presents M6)
  • "Interplay" (Mark Sixma presents M6, with B.E.N.)
  • "Origin" (Mark Sixma presents M6, with Willem van Hanegem)
  • "Paradise Lost / Opus Sectrum" (Mark Sixma presents M6)
  • "Terminal 69" (with Willem Van Hanegem)
  • "Deep Inside" (Mark Sixma presents M6)
  • "Silverback / Ultimatum" (Mark Sixma presents M6)

2010[edit]

  • "Hidden Light" (Mark Sixma presents M6, with Klauss Goulart)
  • "The Flow" (Mark Sixma presents M6)
  • "Walking Away" (Featuring Dee-On)
  • "Forsaken"
  • "The Rising / Obscura" (Mark Sixma presents M6)
  • "Genesis / Inferno" (Mark Sixma presents M6, with Willem van Hanegem)
  • "Want To Fly" (with Klauss Goulart, featuring Outono Em Marte)
  • "Days Of Wonder" (Mark Sixma presents M6)

2011[edit]

  • "Unspoken / Forgotten Shores" (Mark Sixma presents M6)
  • "Twist" (with W&W)
  • "Fair & Square" (Mark Sixma presents M6)
  • "Arrivals"

2012[edit]

  • "Cupid's Casualty" (Featuring Amba Shepherd)
  • "Starbust" (with Faruk Sabanci)
  • "Perlas" (with Fisherman & Hawkins)

2013[edit]

  • "Requiem"
  • "Rio" (with Klauss Goulart)
  • "Tripod" (with Faruk Sabanci)
  • "Character"
  • "Refused" (with Jerome Isma-Ae)

2014[edit]

  • "The Saga" (with Chris Schweizer)
  • "Shadow" (W&W edit)
  • "Adagio For Strings"
  • "Rise Up" (with Kill The Buzz)

2015[edit]

  • "Vendetta"
  • "Panta Rhei" (with Armin Van Buuren)
  • "Stellar"
  • "Connected" (Mark Sixma presents M6, with Audyon)
  • "Restless Hearts" (featuring Emma Hewitt)
  • "Chased" (with Andrew Rayel)

2016[edit]

2017[edit]

2018[edit]

  • "Prime" (with Husman)
  • "Sinfonia"
  • "Sphere"
  • "The Clock"[12]

Remixes[edit]

2018

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ASOT 322 tracklist (Tune of the Week)". KrypteriaIV. 2015. Retrieved 2015-09-22.
  2. ^ "Fade 2 Black released under Armada Captivating". KrypteriaIV. 2015. Retrieved 2015-09-22.
  3. ^ "ASOT 353 tracklist (Tune of the Week)". KrypteriaIV. 2015. Retrieved 2015-09-22.
  4. ^ "Mark Sixma's Amazon Dawn featured in A State Of Trance 2008". KrypteriaIV. 2015. Retrieved 2015-10-22.
  5. ^ "Mark Sixma's Paradise Lost featured in A State Of Trance 2009". KrypteriaIV. 2015. Retrieved 2015-10-22.
  6. ^ "Mark Sixma Ultra track featured in Armin Van Buuren: In The Mix Wii game". KrypteriaIV. 2015. Retrieved 2015-10-22.
  7. ^ "Minack remixed by Mark Sixma". KrypteriaIV. 2015. Retrieved 2015-10-22.
  8. ^ "Mark Sixma's Requiem the most played 2013 trance track". 1001tracklist. 2015. Retrieved 2015-12-02.
  9. ^ "Mark Sixma's Adagio for Strings played by many DJs". 1001tracklist. 2015. Retrieved 2015-12-02.
  10. ^ "Armin Van Buuren ASOT 700 Utrecht". KrypteriaIV. 2015. Retrieved 2015-09-22.
  11. ^ "Mark Sixma Ultra WMC 2015, Miami". KrypteriaIV. 2015. Retrieved 2015-09-22.
  12. ^ "The Clock - Single by Mark Sixma on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 2018-11-29.
  13. ^ "Trance Reborn (Fyh100 Anthem) [Mark Sixma Remix] - Single by Andrew Rayel & David Gravell on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 2018-09-17.

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