American DJ, record producer, and musician; Grammy-Nominated Audien hails from Mystic, Connecticut, from a musical household where his mother is a jazz aficionado. In 2008, he was introduced to electronic dance music through trance songs in video game soundtracks. Fascinated by the sound of trance, he learned to recreate songs from Armin Van Buuren's A State of Trance podcasts. Following the release of his first single "Rise & Shine" on Ferry Corsten's Flashover Recordings, Audien continued with a string of releases on Anjunabeats, Armada Music, Spinnin’ Records, and Astralwerks. Audien has established himself as a fixture in the dance community, known for his production prowess and unique propensity for uplifting melodies.