Johan Gielen begins his walk of life at seventeen at a Dutch club.. Not long after that period he leaves for Japan for two years to work as resident DJ at club Velfarre in Tokyo. Johan’s reputation runs ahead of him and after his return to The Netherlands his career skyrockets, both nationally and internationally.
Johan harvests worldwide hit records and strikes gold with titles like “The Beauty of Silence” en “Twisted”. By that time the amount of remix assignments for artists like, amongst others, Tiësto, Boy George, The Thrillseekers, Chicane and Delirium, has gone through the roof. Countless Top10 positions follow, all with global success and especially in Germany, Austria, France, Switzerland, U.K. and his land of birth Belgium. Johan’s Productions receive support from all the major DJs and are played everywhere.
In 2006 Johan launched his debut album “Revelations”, which is released by Black Hole Recordings. With this release he brings his fans not just trance, but also progressive and techno. From that moment on it is clear for everybody that Johan Gielen can no longer be seen as merely a Trance DJ, but also as an artist who knows how to make the perfect combination of hou...