ASOT Ibiza 2017

Ibiza is a wondrous island, overflowing with a vibrant club culture and more dance music flavors than you can possibly count. It is the reason why so many Trance fans travel to the island when summer arrives, not only to see Armin van Buuren perform at Hï Ibiza, but also to dive headfirst into all of the music the White …

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What happened after Armin van Buuren’s set at UNTOLD?

You’ve probably seen all the videos and news about Armin van Buuren performing a DJ set at ‘UNTOLD’ festival in Romania where he played a 5.5 hours set rather than his scheduled 3 hours and it ended leaving him in tears. That moment truly describes what Trance is all about, the core of our music and the ultimate connection with …

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When legends collaborate ..

The meeting of two (or three, depending on how you look at it!) great trance minds, Cosmic Gate and Markus Schulz are out with ‘AR’ – their first collective studio reckoning. From its outset ‘AR’s urgent riffs – tightrope-tense in their delivery – are flanked by stormy drums and super-low frequency bass. Rising to a mighty crescendo in the drop, …

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Brand new tunes from GAIA, Andrew Rayel, KhoMha & more.

Ever found a chest and when you opened it found lots of gems? Well, this is how it feels looking at those brand new tunes on Armada Music. Gaia – Saint Vitus The holy grail of all things Trance, ‘Saint Vitus’ is happy to make its acquaintance. A classic trancer that fuses hypnotic arpeggios with fierce synths, this miraculous cut …

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Oliver Lieb’s Netherworld gets a contemporary touch!

Oliver Lieb created a piece highly ahead of its time in “Netherworld,” and it continues to stand as one of the most iconic Trance and progressive singles in existence. Its first incarnation, written under Lieb’s L.S.G. moniker, was released twenty-one years ago, quickly becoming a favorite among Sasha & Digweed and helping to influence many other artists since. A new renaissance of progressive …

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Darude is BACK with a main stage Trance anthem.

Dance music hall-of-famer Darude has teamed up with Australian rising star Zac Waters on a huge new offering ‘Singularity’. Out now via Bourne Recordings, the track marks another main stage trance anthem for the multi-platinum star. ‘Singularity’ paints a picture as Enya Angel’s stunning vocals are paired with emotive chords, subtle guitar leads & dynamic arpeggiators that build up into …

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Blazing tracks to cope with blazing August!

With August around the corner, maybe it’s time to reveal some tracks who will equal this month’s hotness! Super8 & Tab – Quest Trance legends Super8 & Tab make their return to Armada with their newest work “Quest.” This high-energy melodic release will absolutely make its way into trance sets around the world this festival season. Estiva – Little Planet …

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Sied van Riel pres. Rielism Vol. 4

Yep, it’s been longer-than-the-average since the mix-comp world received its last Rielity check. Not without noble cause though! The hands of its mixer-in-chief have been anything but idle in the interim. The release of its third edition, two + years back, coincided with the launch of Sied’s Rielism Records imprint. The intervening months and years have all passed with one …

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Cosmic Gate announce Materia Chapter 2!

Still buzzing from Cosmic Gate‘s Materia Chapter 1? Well, the boy has some great news for you! As with all good stories, as one chapter closes, another opens; Chapter 2 is around the corner! By just looking at the album’s tracklist, we can definitely say that this is going to be some monumental material for all Trance fans worldwide. Ever …

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Brand new tunes from Ashley Wallbridge and more!

Halfway through July and there’s no stopping for the great releases on Armada Music. This time we’re featuring three brand new releases from Ashley Wallbridge, Mark Sixma and Fatum. Ashley Wallbridge – Strings Packing a bassline that has got to be among the most gargantuan you’ve ever heard, this next cut from Ashley Wallbridge is more than just a record. …

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Alexander Popov presents Interplay 2017

2017 has already shaped up to be quite the year for Alexander Popov. The Russian DJ and studio magician launched his own label, churned out some of his most monumental records to date and now drops the third installment of his acclaimed mix compilation series to complete his ‘Interplay’ hat-trick. Filled out with exclusive records and insane originals and remixes …

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Kyau & Albert – Matching Stories

The German duo of Kyau & Albert are no strangers to dance music. Having formed their very successful partnership over 20 years ago, Kyau & Albert have amassed quite a dedicated fan-base along with an impressive discography of music. During the last couple of years, Kyau & Albert performed several times in Beirut and their sets were ones to remember. …

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Dakota’s Mota-Mota remixes revealed!

Just when you thought the original was enough, Markus Schulz reveals 2 remixes for his Dakota single Mota-Mota by Talla 2XLC & Arkham Knights. Extra crunch to the percussion, added impetus to her tempo, greater stalk to the bass and even more menacing murk to its mainline! Who dares twist ‘Mota-Mota’ into something even moodier, dirtier and more industrial?! That …

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Welcome July with these great tracks!

Passing half the year, we welcome the month of July with three brand new releases on Armada Music by none other than Alexander Popov, Omnia and the mighty Protoculture. Alexander Popov – People Starting with #ASOT820’s ‘Tune of the week’, Alexander Popov’s new offering to Armind is a record that unites us all. Loaded with emotion, it is a track …

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Magic Island Vol.8 mixed by Roger Shah

Musically encapsulating the summertime is something that’s held musicians’ rapt for decades. To some an art form, to others something approaching a science even, but to Roger Shah, it’s more like a calling. In his career that purpose has manifested in many forms. None have been more steadfast and successful than his ‘Magic Island: Music For Balearic People’ compilation series …

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