Mark Sixma

Mark Sixma

Sixma performing in a club 2015
Background information
Also known as
  • M6
Born (1983-02-25) 25 February 1983
Breda, Netherlands
Years active 2006–present
Associated acts

Mark Sixma is a Dutch trance and house music producer and a DJ. In his career Sixma has among others working for his collaborations with Armin van Buuren, Faruk Sabinci and W&W.


Mark Sixma made his first notable trance music production with Def Tactical whilst also releasing a Project 6 E.P at Five AM Records.[1] This was followed up by a release called Destination 6 and received 'Tune of the Week’ status on Armin van Buuren’s radio show, A State Of Trance.[2] His next single led him signing up to record label Armada Music, 'Fade 2 Black' made him once again earn a 'Tune of the Week' status on A State Of Trance.[3][4]

Armin van Buuren has selected Sixma's tracks for his annual A State Of Trance compilation for three years.[5][6][7] Armin also featured one of Sixma's tracks on his Wii Game[8] and also gave him the opportunity to remix Minack, the collaboration between Armin Van Buuren and Ferry Corsten.[9]

In 2013 Sixma released a single called 'Requiem' on W&W's 'Mainstage Music' label which it made it to the top in the Beatport trance chart and was the most played trance track in 2013.[10] He also remixed the iconic song called 'Adagio for Strings' in which was supported by many artists like Markus Schulz, Cosmic Gate and Andrew Rayel.[11]

He toured around the globe with A State of Trance Festival alongside Ferry Corsten, Armin Van Buuren and other DJs,[12] and also performed at Ultra Music Festival.[13] He has not entered the DJ Mag top 100 DJs poll.














  1. "Mark Sixma as Project 6 released in 2007". KrypteriaIV. 2015. Retrieved 2015-10-22.
  2. "ASOT 322 tracklist (Tune of the Week)". KrypteriaIV. 2015. Retrieved 2015-09-22.
  3. "Fade 2 Black released under Armada Captivating". KrypteriaIV. 2015. Retrieved 2015-09-22.
  4. "ASOT 353 tracklist (Tune of the Week)". KrypteriaIV. 2015. Retrieved 2015-09-22.
  5. "Mark Sixma's Amazon Dawn featured in A State Of Trance 2008". KrypteriaIV. 2015. Retrieved 2015-10-22.
  6. "Mark Sixma's Paradise Lost featured in A State Of Trance 2009". KrypteriaIV. 2015. Retrieved 2015-10-22.
  7. "Mark Sixma's Days of Wonder featured in A State Of Trance 2010". KrypteriaIV. 2015. Retrieved 2015-10-22.
  8. "Mark Sixma Ultra track featured in Armin Van Buuren: In The Mix Wii game". KrypteriaIV. 2015. Retrieved 2015-10-22.
  9. "Minack remixed by Mark Sixma". KrypteriaIV. 2015. Retrieved 2015-10-22.
  10. "Mark Sixma's Requiem the most played 2013 trance track". 1001tracklist. 2015. Retrieved 2015-12-02.
  11. "Mark Sixma's Adagio for Strings played by many DJs". 1001tracklist. 2015. Retrieved 2015-12-02.
  12. "Armin Van Buuren ASOT 700 Utrecht". KrypteriaIV. 2015. Retrieved 2015-09-22.
  13. "Mark Sixma Ultra WMC 2015, Miami". KrypteriaIV. 2015. Retrieved 2015-09-22.
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