Saad Ayub is a Canadian - Bangladeshi DJ and producer. Starting his musical career at the age of 18, Saad was an influencer in the dance music scene in his birth country of Bangladesh, landing him gigs there with the Ministry of Sound World Tours. He has firmly established himself as one of Canada’s top touring producers through original releases and remixes.
Saad’s style has evolved to incorporate a wide range of musical influences, particularly from the ever-evolving world of techno and its many forms. Founding VRTN Records in late 2019, Saad is cultivating a platform for like-minded artists to release music that pushes the conventions of musical genres and develops the sonic landscape of the future. His recent releases are getting regular support from Richie Hawtin, Paco Osuna, Marco Carola and many others.
In the past, Saad has gained industry recognition for his collaborations and support from dance music legends such as Paul van Dyk, Ferry Corsten, Armin Van Buuren and Markus Schulz. He was also crowned as the breakthrough artist of the year by Paul Van Dyk in 2019 on DJ Mag and his track “Remember” was crowned tune of the year by Ferry Corsten in 2018 on DJ Mag.
Saad’s persona and taste has evolved to au courant melodic Techno, and his dynamic interpretation of dark underground techno coupled with his trance background is guaranteed to leave destroyed shoe soles on dancefloors for years to come.
“Saad incorporates a distinctive pulsating sound that invigorates his audience, creating a charged atmosphere that will put you in a euphoric state of mind” - DJ MAG