Producer and DJ Sjoerd IJpelaar, better known as Suyano, grew up in Breda where other heavyweights like Tiësto, Hardwell, Dannic & R3hab also have their origin. At the age of 8 he started playing drums. And now, at 26, this musical education is one of the many things that makes him stand out as a DJ. His DJ-sets go way further than turntables and a mixer. Suyano is playing the crowd by using his drumpad during his shows. His shows are much more than just a DJ-set. He makes a live performance that is as energetic and thrilling like watching a real drummer pouring his heart out on a drum kit.
Suyano’s sets are full of energy and have a unique style. House music that is progressive, fresh and accessible with a flow that will get you hooked. Instantly. That is why he also played next to a impressive line-up of DJ’s such as Hardwell, Afrojack, Quintino, Nicky Romero, Chuckie, Firebeatz,Baggi, Bassjackers, Lucien Foort, Laidback Luke, Shermanology, Billy The Kit, Gregori Klosman and many more…
As a producer, Suyano started to develop his own style at the age of 17. Laying out the groundwork for later hits such as Airplay and Pippa, both tracks were ‘Demo Of The Week’ during Hardwell On Air, and Airplay was played in Klosmania, Gregori Klosman’s radioshow and in the podcast from Max Vangeli and Congorock. Pippa entered the dance tunes top 100 and even reached the top 10, got supported by Steve Aoki, Dj Jean and many more. The elements of his tracks are as progressive as his DJ-sets; Electro and House. With these unique features Suyano appeared on NOPEISDOPE.
After that he got signed to Spinnin’ Records and later on he released several tracks on Wall Recordings (Afrojack), Blackhole Recordings, Armada Music (Armin van Buuren). In 2015 he was asked to do an official remix for Pitbull and Shaggy from their track What is Love. His tracks received support by David Guetta, Martin Garrix, Hardwell, R3HAB, Showtek, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Bassjackers, Nicky Romero, Quintino, Ummet Ozcan, Firebeatz, Sick individuals, W&W and many more. Afrojack also showed his support by playing Suyano’s track “Switch up” live at Ultra Music Festival 2016.
In 2016 Suyano released 1 track at Armada Music and 5 tracks on Hardwell’s Revealed Recordings and he got signed to Hardwell Publishing. Suyano already signed a lot of new tracks for 2017.
Suyano hosted the Revealed radioshow and he made a weekendmix for BALR. At the end of 2016 he mixed “The Sound of Revealed” which is a mix compilation of all the Revealed tracks from the year 2016.
According to Beatport’s analytics Suyano is #29 best selling artist in the Beatport Bigroom charts. Suyano also became the most booked international DJ in China.
With a lot of gigs in the Netherlands, Austria, France, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, Greece, Turkey,Czech Republic, China and Asia in perspective you can say Suyano’s star is definitely rising fast!