Stino, as Stijn van Dijken is known on stage, was born on 18th June 1996 in Apeldoorn, a medium-large city located centrally in the Netherlands.He began as a DJ at school and birthday parties in 2010.
Soon afterwards, he was invited to perform at all kinds of festivals and in various clubs such as Club Manzo (Apeldoorn), Club Panama (Amsterdam), Summerloverz Festival, and the Dutch Olympic Stadion.
After starting to work on his own productions, Stino was invited to present his new track in the Slam FM studio in Hilversum in that same year.
Stino has created a mix of ‘tech and progressive house’ which has become popular in various clubs and at festivals by now.
Alongside his DJ work, Stino has also focussed on producing music.
His tracks are regularly played by well-known DJs including Martin Garrix, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Blasterjaxx, Dannic, Ferry Corsten, Julian Jordan, MAKJ, Tom Swoon, Vato Gonzalez and others.
In 2013, Stino produced a track titled ‘Threesome’, which was subsequently released by Ferry Corstens Flashover Recordings. He did so together with Jule and Kiholm, a well-known Danish producer.
In 2015 Stino released his track ”Feel the Power” with Julian Jordan on Spinnin’ Records. Feel the Power is already supported by Martin Garrix, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Blasterjaxx, Makj, Tom Swoon and more. He also signed a record deal with Armin van Buuren’s label, Armada Music. His newest track ”I Need You” will be released this march on Armada Music.