The world’s top DJs and producers, some of which have played in Kuala Lumpur before in festivals and clubs, are rallying their thoughts and condolences following Malaysia Airlines’ tragic #MH17 incident. Most uttered shock and sheer disbelief over the news while others readily offered prayers and support.

Dutch dance music maestro and DJ Mag’s #1 DJ for 5 non consecutive years previously, Armin van Buuren, was one of the first to reach out via his Twitter account upon hearing the news.

Armin van Buuren’s cousin, also co-host for the “A State of Trance” (ASOT) radio show and fellow DJ/producer, Ruben de Ronde shared this heart-wrenching sentiment:

Swedish producer Eric Prydz, on the other hand, who is known for his fear of flying, responded to fellow American producer Thomas Pentz aka diplo’s tweet:

Orjan Nilsen, who was just here slightly more than a month ago for his set at Zouk Club Kuala Lumpur, tweeted his thoughts:

DJ Carnage, who also made a stop in Malaysia to play at Zouk Club Kuala Lumpur a month ago tweeted his speechlessness:

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Young Dutch DJ/producer, 25-year-old Nicky Romero conveyed utter disbelief in response to the news of the crash:

Doorn Records’ Sander van Doorn offered his support to the families and friends of the #MH17 passengers:

The formidable Swedish DJ and electronic dance music producer Sebastian Ingrosso, who was once part of the Swedish House Mafia trio, posted the following on his Twitter account:

Sidney Samson, famed for his “Riverside” track, is no stranger to Malaysia as he has been here a couple of times. He posted up the following tweet as soon as he heard the news:

Last but not least, we also heard from Afrojack, who was just here in December last year to play for Thirst 2013 in Sepang:

Meanwhile, we’ve created a special Spotify playlist in remembrance of the lives that were lost today. Also, for more timely and verified updates, please visit Malaysia Airlines’ official website and follow their Twitter account.

Families of passengers and crew may contact +603 7884 1234 (Malaysia) or +31703487770 (Netherlands).

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