MaRLo and Super8 & Tab strike again!

As April comes to an end & “A State Of Trance 2017” got released, it’s about time we highlight two amazing releases released exclusively on the compilation. It’s MaRLo and none other than the mighty Super8 & Tab. MaRLo & First State – Falling Down MaRLo teamed up with First State to present to you “Falling Down”. Exclusively featured on Armin …

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Interview with Game Chasers: Shant & Clint Maximus

Shant & Clint Maximus, aka Game Chasers, are back with a beautiful collaboration with JES on Magik Muzik/Black Hole Recordings, set for release on April 28th and featuring a Markus Schulz Remix + a Deeper Mood Mix and we had the pleasure to have a quick interview with the boys to talk a bit about their release, production & more. …

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Andrew Rayel – ‘Moments’ (Artist Album)

After starting his career at just 13-years-old, Andrei Rata, aka Andrew Rayel, is producing the sound of the future. This young producer from Moldovia is a well known for his releases on Armada Music, Armind, and A State Of Trance, and now he even hosts his own radio show titled after his debut album, Find Your Harmony but that’s not …

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Solarstone Presents .—- (Artist Album)

You’ve seen the signs lately, read them well and decoded them accurately. Those instincts will serve you better than you know as Solarstone’s fifth album project gears up. It’s been five years since the trance maven last released a studio album. It’s fair to say though that his hands have been plenty busy meantime. Let’s not forget though the launching …

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Armin van Buuren – A State Of Trance 2017

The yearly tradition of ‘A State Of Trance’ compilations continues as this year Armin van Buuren reveals the latest addition to the collection, ‘A State Of Trance 2017’. When it comes to ‘A State Of Trance’, there’s no desire stronger. We need it in order to make the most of life, to fill the gap that would otherwise remain unfilled. To …

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Ferry Corsten – Blueprint

After ‘Hello World’ in 2015, it’s about time he reveals a new artist album but this time, the Dutch Trance veteran Ferry Corsten is set to release a Sci-Fi concept album titled ‘Blueprint’ labeled as the ‘most ambitious artist album to date’ by the man himself. For some, the vision of a concept album often lacks that atmosphere enhancing quality …

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Solarstone – A State Of Mind

In times where the urge to re-join the Trance Scene from the ones who left is increasing, the least thing we can do is giving credit to one of Trance’s patrons, who stayed and saw its ‘renaissance’ 5 years ago and via his Pure Trance revolution, Solarstone helped turn prophecy into reality. What then does Solarstone do for an encore? …

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Markus Schulz Pres. Dakota & Koen Groeneveld – Mota-Mota

The hissing vent of the open hi-hat, the smack of the clap, metal-on-metal percussion – something wicked this way comes. Going by the name ‘Mota-Mota’, its deeper bass frequencies underpin prowling rhythms, cut with truculent synths, which are spliced in turn with ethereally warped hunting horns. It doesn’t exist in any tech/trance node or tech-house crawlspace. This is the most …

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Armin van Buuren visits Junkie XL’s Studio

Armin van Buuren recently took a trip to meet veteran film music composer Junkie XL, also known as the guy behind popular movies such as Deadpool and Mad Max, and had a small visit to his Studio. Two world’s clashed as both iconic musicians dived into the ‘paradise’ of music production with all the synthesizers in the studio. The two …

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Mark Sherry Pres. OUTBURST 500

Time flies. Especially when you’re doing what you love, and that’s undeniably the case for Mark Sherry and his radio show. For 10 years, his Outburst outreach has done more than any other to develop and advance the nexus between Trance and Techno and to celebrate 500 episodes, Mark has painstakingly selected and mixed a sonic portrait of his last …

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Throwback to Armin Only – Mirage, Beirut

It all started in 2005 when Armin van Buuren held the first ever ‘Armin Only’ show in The Netherlands under the title of “Armin Only – The Next Level”. In the past few years, Armin Only has evolved beyond a solo-show concept and into a full-fledged dance music experience. From “Armin Only – The Next Level” to “The Second Edition”, “Imagine” …

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The Journey – JOOF Editions Vol.3

Calling John’s life in Electronic Music anything less than extraordinary would be a considerable understatement. Over the last two decades, he’s been behind 30 music compilations and artist albums, which have sold in excess of 10 million copies. Labeled “a national treasure of Trance Music” by Radio 1’s Pete Tong, John has dropped his brand of underground science at more …

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Relive A State Of Trance Festival in Utrecht – #ASOTFESTNL

Just like every year, Armin van Buuren celebrates another milestone for his “A State Of Trance” radio show. This year’s edition was hosted in Utrecht with 4 different stages: Mainstage, Who’s Afraid of 138, Road to 1000 and PSY – #ASOTFESTNL. For 16 years, ASOT was and still is the beacon of Love in Trance and attending this event is …

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Grotesque revisits the roots of the Amsterdam dance scene

On Saturday April 22nd, Grotesque lands its new edition at a remarkable place: Warehouse Elementenstraat in Amsterdam. 25 years ago, the legendary Multigroove parties thrown in this particular warehouse unlocked the house madness – and kick-started the Amsterdam dance scene. With her Music Night, Grotesque brings an ode to the oldskool raves, by returning to the real underground feel, in …

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ARTY, Sander Van Doorn and W&W make return to Trance

2016 was a big year when some of the biggest Trance projects were revived from which we can name “Oceanlab” and “Gouryella“, however, things are about to change in 2017. Many of the artists who drifted away from Trance are announcing their return with their side projects. Starting with Arty, one of the most talented producers in the Electronic Music …

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