Got your Trance shoes on?

Coming to you with some new music updates. Mark Sixma‘s remix of Almost Home, turning a chill tune into a mainstage Trance-floor killer, Heaven’s Cry collab with Julie Thompson, tune filled with plenty of melodic chord lines and Assaf bringing you big ambiences and symphonic sounds. Sultan + Shepard feat. Nadia Ali & IRO – Almost Home (Mark Sixma Remix) After seeing …

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“Trance unifies, it’s a unifying style” – Interview with Sander van Doorn

It was back in 2011 when Sander van Doorn released his last “Purple Haze” track which was ‘Timezone’ featuring Frederick. Ever since, there was no sign of a Purple Haze return nor Sander, who went on experimenting new sounds and suddenly, in 2017, news about a Purple Haze return surfaced the internet, leaving Trance enthusiasts eagerly waiting for some Sander music. We …

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‘Trance has a very dedicated following’ – Interview with Ferry Corsten

Gouryella, which means “Heaven” in the Australian aboriginal language, was once a team consisting of Ferry Corsten & Tiesto, who later left. Arguably one of the greatest Trance projects of all time, Gouryella was reborn almost 2 years ago when Ferry decided it was time to bring the project back to life. Speaking about bringing Gouryella back, Ferry Corsten clearly …

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A State Of Trance Yearmix 2017

What a year it’s been. From the opening of the radio studio in Amsterdam and the massive celebrations of ASOT 800 to the 14-hour madness that shook Amsterdam Dance Event in the form of A State Of Trance episode 836, the year of 2017 saw Trance music become even more of a staple than ever before. Those glorious moments have …

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‘I need to tell the story of The Nine Skies’ – Interview with Markus Schulz

Having rocked the Transmission stage for years, Markus Schulz is no stranger to this spectacular event, with a very special edition this year performing for the first time in Transmission under his alias “DAKOTA”. The first thing that comes to our mind is Markus’s thoughts about bringing back Dakota to full force this year. Markus clearly stated: ‘I just felt that …

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TRANSMISSION 2017 Theme is finally here!

In perhaps the most time-honoured tradition in 20+ years of event theme history, this November sees Markus Schulz deliver Transmission its 2017 night-defining anthem. First marking his ambassadorship of the Prague-based arena colossus with ‘The New World’ back in 2008, this year’s composition represents Markus’ ninth consecutive Transmission theme in as many years. 2017’s theme also serves a dual role, …

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Armin van Buuren unleashes ASOT850 Anthem!

Anticipated since Armin van Buuren himself announced its forthcoming arrival during the 14-hour-long, ADE special of A State of Trance (episode 836), the anthem for the A State Of Trance 850 world tour is finally here. This year’s theme and mission: “Be In The Moment“. The sonic embodiment of ASOT 850’s empowering message, “Be In the Moment” was premiered at …

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Countdown to ASOT850 Anthem…

Are you getting ready for ASOT850 Festival in Utrecht? The countdown has started for the anthem to drop… During the waiting time, make sure to check out these brand new releases on Armada Music. Marco V – Aranck Fresh from crafting up the ‘Lost World Anthem 2017’ alongside Signum, Marco V returns to up the ante with ‘Aranck’. Ravaging from …

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Pure Trance Vol.6 is here!

The Earth’s year ends December 31st. This, we know. Pure Trance’s calendar, however, resolves itself a couple of months earlier. The end of October is its spiritual nigh, for it was that month six years ago, that Richard Mowatt first drew up the blueprint for Pure Trance. With Volume 1, he cast the dye and placed its foundation stone; purity-absolute …

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Darude remixes Max Millian’s ‘You Are The One’

One of this summer’s biggest vocal tracks is about to get the legendary treatment it deserves. Max Millian delighted fans this summer with his brand new vocal smash ‘You Are The One’. Now it’s back with a remix from none other than Darude. A DJ and producer who needs very little introduction, with a plethora of iconic tracks a productions …

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ADE Trance Aftermath

Still recovering from ADE’s marathon? It was a long exciting week and what could be better than some quality Trance from Armada for an after-party? BT – Four Off the back of ‘The Upside Down’, BT returns to Armind. His new single starts off with ethereal soundscapes and lush textures, slowly building towards a mash of sounds that captivates all. …

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DJ Mag Top100 DJs 2017 Results

Martin Garrix (Non-Mover) – Highest House Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike (Non-Mover) – Highest Duo Armin van Buuren (+1) – Highest Trance  Hardwell (-1) Tiesto (Non-Mover) The Chainsmokers (+12) – Highest Live Act David Guetta (-1) Afrojack (+2) Steve Aoki (-2) Marshmello (+18) Don Diablo (+4) – Highest Future House Kshmr (Non-Mover) Oliver Heldens (-5) W&W (-1) Calvin Harris (-1) …

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Hot tracks for October’s coldness

Limelght – Don’t Leave Me Now Sure to touch a nerve in audiences across the world, ‘Don’t Leave Me Now’ is an outpouring of emotion that makes for remarkable moments. A brilliant mash of Limelght’s outstanding production and the heartrending vocals, this brand-new Armin release will make it hard for any Trance fan to hold back the tears. David Gravell …

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Celebrating Chloe’s Birthday with a special feature!

In a record-breaking time, Chloe became one of the most requested vocalists in the Trance Scene and currently hold an amazing record of collaborations with the likes of MaRLo, Ben Nicky and more. But, you might wonder, why we’re doing this feature? Chloe is indeed from Australia, however, she’s got a second home, Lebanon. Yes, Chloe is half Lebanese and …

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Markus Schulz Pres. Watch The World (Deluxe Version)

Whilst ‘Watch The World’ was electrifying airwaves & delighting fans last spring, it was also having another, altogether subtler side effect. Intentionally or otherwise, it was bringing about a shift in the understanding of who Markus Schulz, the musician, is. Markus surely is an artist who delivers a masterpiece in full! Markus Schulz presents the deluxe version of his album …

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