Armand Van Helden

House music, Record Producer

1970 –

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Who is Armand Van Helden?

Armand van Helden is an American DJ and producer of electro house music from Boston, Massachusetts. He was one of the main proponents of the genre speed garage, remixing various artists such as Katy Perry, Daft Punk, Britney Spears, David Guetta, Bloc Party, Janet Jackson, Juliet Roberts, KRS-One, and Sneaker Pimps among others with this musical style. He is closely linked to the electronic music scene of New York.

Van Helden often remixes and uses samples of funk, soul, rhythm, blues and rap. He also uses filters and dub progressions, as in NYC beat, dancehall and reggae samples.

His greatest successes have been the remix of the song "Professional Widow" by Tori Amos, "My My My" featuring Tara McDonald, as well as "U Don't Know Me," which is van Helden's own work and topped the UK Singles Chart. He also featured in "Bonkers" by UK rapper Dizzee Rascal, which also topped the UK Charts.

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Born
Feb 16, 1970
Boston
Also known as
  • Arman Van Helden
  • Armand Val Helden
  • Arman'Van Helden
  • Amand Van Helden
  • Armand Van Heldon
  • Armand van Helden presents Sahara
  • Armand Van Helden Presents Jungle Juice
  • Armen Van Helden
  • Armand van Helden
  • Helden, van, Armand
Ethnicity
  • Indonesian American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Boston University
Lived in
  • Boston

Submitted
on July 23, 2013