Ariyan (Ariyan Kharaghani) was born on September 21, 1990 in a city that has a rich music history – Montreal, Canada. From a young age, Ariyan had a deep interest in music. But not just a listener, Ariyan grew a passion for the finer details of music and how the music was made specifically. As a young teenager, Ariyan’s family decided to make a move to Ottawa (Canada’s capital). This was a tough transition for Ariyan moving away from a city so immersed with music to a city that was seen as a bit more conservative. This did not stop Ariyan from striving for his dream, and in the end would help his career grow to new heights. Within a few years Ariyan picked up a residency with the fast rising Ottawa based event production company DNA Presents, this is where his career began to rise.
Opening for virtually every major artist that came through Ottawa including Tiesto, deadmau5, Axwell, Fedde Le Grand, Thomas Gold and many more, Ariyan finally found himself on the big stage at Escapade Music Festival – where his inspiration grew to new heights, having played on the mainstage since it’s inception. Since then he has also toured all over Canada, the US and Mexico including having been featured on a number of Life In Color events in North America.
The past year has been a big one for Ariyan, having really focused on his production he attended the famous NYC Dubspot electronic music production school, his music grew to new heights. As a result, his tracks have been played by major artists at some of the biggest events in the world such as Tomorrowworld and Sensation in 2013. 2014 will be a big year with plans to have multiple collaborations with some of the worlds top touring artists released on major labels. The sky is the limits for this youngster still only at the age of 23, there are big things in store for Ariyan.