He’s well known for turning radio-friendly pop songs into sensational electro-house dance tracks, but this French DJ is perhaps less well-known for his penchant for Marc Jacobs and Adidas sneakers. After starting out as a resident DJ at Crystal in London, he now travels the world and counts Jean-Roch, Bob Sinclar and Shaggy among his collaborators. He proved a huge hit at Crystal in Beirut for spinning his signature dance tracks and throwing in some Arabic tunes – we’re hoping for the same at his Dubai gig. Priyanka Rajgopal.
Sylvain Armand plays XL Beach Club on Thursday June 30.