Besides having girls smitten, these young guns have a lot more to offer!

17-year-old Dutch producer, Martin Garrix, recently broke Beatport records! He’s the youngest artist to top the charts all on his own with his track ‘Animals’. The industry has lately seen a breakthrough in the number of young DJs entering the scene – with the youngest being only 16-years old!

The Sherp lists down some of the amazing fresh talents in the current dance music scene who are not more than 21 years of age:


Andrew Rayel – 21 years

This Moldovan trance producer has been creating electronic music since he was 13! His career began in 2005 when he was 17. Signed under the Armada music label, he combines a mix of classical sounds with his music. In 2012, he was ranked number 77 in DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJs. He accompanied Armin van Buuren during the ASOT 600 Expedition tour as one of the performing artists.

How Do I Know (OriginalMix) – Andrew Rayel feat. Jano



Tomas Heredia – 21 years

This youngster from Bueno Aires started producing music at the age of 16 with inspiration from artists like Jean Michael Jarre, Vangelis, Armin van Buuren and Dash Berlin. He recently played brilliant sets at Ultra Music Festival and ASOT 600 Sao Paulo. Looks like a bright future ahead for this trance starlet.

When I’m With You (Original Mix) – Tomas Heredia



KhoMha – 21 years

His music has been creating shockwaves through dance music circles. A wide range of some of the biggest labels have approached this budding talent such as Armada, Ultra Music, Black Hole Recordings, Spinnin’ Records and many others!

KhoMha – Hydra



Audien – 21 years

Audien’s tracks have appeared on popular shows such as Armin van Buuren’s A State Of Trance, Above & Beyond’s Trance Around The World (now called Above & Beyond Group Therapy), Tiesto’s Club Life and Corsten’s Countdown. In a span of 3 years, he has gone from worshiping van Buuren to sharing a stage with him! Talk about dreams coming true!

Audien – Wayfarer



Porter Robinson – 20 years

This American electro-house producer began producing music at age 13, imitating sounds he heard from video games! His single ‘Language’ topped all chart positions including Beatport and iTunes Dance chart. In 2012, he was voted number 40 on DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJs List, from 96 in the year 2011 – making him the highest climbing artist! At only 20 years of age, he is conclusively on dance music’s career fast-track!

Unison – Porter Robinson


The list seems to increase every day! Other extraordinary youngsters who have made their mark and have a massive fan following include:
Dyro – 21 years
Simon O’Shine – 20 years
Matt Bukovski – 20 years
Wach – 18 years
Erik Arbores – 16 years
Chris Schweizer – 21 years
Juventa – 18 years
Julian Jordan – 16 years
Martin Garrix – 17 years
Madeon – 18 years
Danny Avila – 18 years
Porter Robinson – 20 years
Alesso – 21 years
Crizzly – 21 years