NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that Grammy®-Award winning DJ Afrojack will perform a live DJ set in the SiriusXM studios in New York City, to kick off SiriusXM's new "Electric Aquarium" series.
The live DJ set, which will feature Afrojack mixing his just released Annie's Theme along with other new remixes, will air live on Electric Area, channel 52 on Tuesday, November 13 at 7:00 pm ET. The performance will kick off Electric Area's new series, "Electric Aquarium," live in-studio interviews and DJ sets performed by today's biggest DJs in front of an audience of SiriusXM listeners in SiriusXM's state of the art, glass enclosed "fish bowl" studio. Upcoming "Electric Aquarium" sets are scheduled to include Dirty South and Ferry Corsten.
"Our new series brings some of the world's most acclaimed DJs right to our studios to perform live," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. "EDM is always about a great live experience, so we are thrilled to offer lucky listeners attending the live, in-studio set the unique, up-close-and-personal opportunity to be part of a renowned DJ's performance. We are constantly developing and creating new world-class live programming and 'Electric Aquarium' is an example of what is resonating with our listeners nationwide."
Electric Area is home to today's biggest DJs— Tiesto, Armin van Buuren, David Guetta, Avicii, Fedde le Grand, Afrojack, Arty, Ferry Corsten, Dada Life, Hardwell, Steve Aoki and Sander van Doorn all host shows on the channel. SiriusXM's Electric Area also broadcasts live from many of North America's biggest electronic music festivals: Ultra Music Festival, Electric Daisy Carnival and Electric Zoo.
Electric Area plays electronic dance music, house, trance, electro, progressive, dubstep, along with the biggest DJs in the world. Listeners will hear Tiesto, Armin van Buuren, Afrojack, Deadmau5, Avicii, Swedish House Mafia, Above & Beyond, Fedde le Grand, Sander van Doorn, Eric Prydz, Bingo Players, Steve Aoki, Nicky Romero, Hardwell, Thomas Gold, Benny Benassi, Gareth Emery, Dirty South and more.
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