Astrix is a unique phenomenon in the trance world, a leading DJ & producer, who came from the underground psychedelic scene, have been performing in the biggest festivals and venues, reached # 18 on the DJ Mag poll, and yet, chose to always stay true to the underground trance movement.
Avi Shmailov has been dividing his life for more than a decade between constant studio work and non-stop touring around the globe. With more than 15 years of releasing music and more than a 1000 concerts all over the world, he continues to bring his musical message of psychedelic emotional uplifting trance to the leading festivals such as EDC, Burning Man, Escape From Wonderland, Beyond Wonderland, Summer Music Festival, Paradiso and Dreamstate (USA), SW4 and BoomTown Fair (UK), Tomorrowland (Belgium), OZORA (Hungary), Psy Fi and Dance Valley (Netherlands), Weekend Festival (Finland & Estonia), Airbeat One (Germany), Universo Paralello, Tomorrowland, Tribe and XXXperience (Brasil), Hilltop (India), Solstice Music Festival, Discovery, The Gathering (Japan), Emmaboda (Sweden), Inox (France), BAT (Argentina) and to the world’s top dance clubs such as Brixton Academy, Alexandra Palace, Ministry of Sound, O2 Arena, Pacha, Privilege, Exchange, Avalon, AgeHa, Zepp Tokyo and many more.
Devoted to his art and a true perfectionist, Astrix is known for his massive hypnotic explosive sets on the dancefloor and for his precise detailed production in the studio. Both always laced with tons of feel and musicality. His music has been topping the charts, his albums are considered milestones and his fanbase, which is already over a million on facebook, increases daily.