Grab Armin van Buuren’s chart-topping Blah Blah Blah EP!

It hasn’t even been that long since Armin van Buuren’s ‘Blah Blah Blah’ took the world by storm, but that didn’t stop the five-time #1 DJ in the world from adding three more highly anticipated cuts to the equation. Now also comprising ‘The Last Dancer’ (with Shapov), ‘Just As You Are’ (as Rising Star) and ‘Popcorn’ (with Alexander Popov), the …

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In Search of Sunrise is BACK, ISOS14!

Well call off the search, the Big Kahuna of all trance compilations, (the one that MIXMAG no less hailed “the greatest trance series of them all!’) is on the comeback track. And it’s had a bit of a refit! Following the mix tenures of Tiësto and Richard Durand, series guardians Black Hole have shaken up its system and retooled the …

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EJ takes ASOT by storm with ‘Splitstream’

Having quickly accelerated through the dance music ranks with releases on some of the world’s biggest in dance music, EJ, the exclusive and mysterious resident DJ for the global entertainment brand and race championship Formula E, announces his next velocious offering ‘Slipstream’. Out via Gareth Emery & Ashley Wallbridge’s razor-sharp Garuda label, which turned heads this year with legendary club …

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Cosmic Gate Materia, The Documentary!

Across two Chapters, 2017 saw Cosmic Gate release ‘Materia’ – the most significant and expansive album compendia in their long-playing history. Throughout key points of ‘Materia’s timeline, the ‘How’, ‘What’, ‘When’ and ‘Where’ of its coming-together was captured on film. In ways intimate and surprising, inspiring, challenging and heartening, ‘Materia – The Documentary’ chronicles how the albums of ‘Materia’ were …

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Roger Shah – No Boundaries (Artist Album)

Seven years in the waiting, nearly three in the making and a testament to music’s spiritual capacity to heal, ‘No Boundaries’ arrived. Musically, its creator Roger Shah is a man with a considerable amount to say and a tireless amount of studio energy to do it with. Album-wise, however, it’s not often he does it under his own name. Given …

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Markus Schulz: “Ferry Corsten & I, will do Transmission 2018 anthem”

Markus Schulz, aka. The Unicorn Slayer, is undoubtedly one of the most iconic artists in the worldwide Trance Scene and every time we attend any of his events, we end up with a huge smile and happy memories. As summer approaches, we had the chance to chat with Markus in Dubai to talk about his upcoming projects and more. Starting …

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. . – – – by Solarstone

The opening months of 2017 brought the release of Solarstone’s . – – – – album. Widely praised as a standalone item, its ultimate purpose was (and is) yet to be fully clarified. With one less dash, but an extra Morse dot, one album becomes two next month, and with it another sizeable clue to its endgame. From shocking pink, …

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A State Of Trance 2018 mixed by Armin van Buuren

How would you describe magic to someone who doesn’t see? How do you tell someone about the beauty they cannot perceive? When it comes to music as momentous as Trance, words alone will never cut it. Instead, it needs to be experienced firsthand for others to even begin to grasp what lies beneath the surface. And that experience, the quest …

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Markus Schulz Pres. In Bloom Vol. 1

Be in no two minds, Schulz loves Spring, and following last night’s red carpet rollout for the season, Spring’s sure gotta love Schulz! Throughout were premiere unveilings of four previously unheard studio works, alongside the freshly minted Club Mix of lead track ‘Safe From Harm’ with Emma Hewitt. Each, in their own right, a hail to the new season, collectively …

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April flaming tunes!

Placing the spotlight on song-centric trance, Markus Schulz unveils the first track from his new capsule project. ‘Safe From Harm’ has him on a first time studio-connect with Australia’s Emma Hewitt – a singer/songwriter who has vocally defined the music of many a producer, Chris Lake, Tiësto, Dash Berlin and Cosmic Gate included. ‘Safe’ intuitively finds the equilibrium between Emma’s …

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JOOF Editions 4 is finally here!

To truly push the envelope, logic dictates you must first bin its respective rulebook. In conceiving his JOOF Editions series, that’s what John 00 Fleming did with mixcomp’s rubric. He imagined a higher, more reflective calling for the medium, taking it beyond that of mere DJs’ ‘calling card’. A means to an end, ‘Editions’ convention-busting 4-hour + runtimes provide a …

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Subculture mixed by JOC and Cold Blue

When is an artist album not exactly an artist album? When, for that matter, is a mixcomp by no means a straight-forward mixcomp!? Well, for one, when Subculture does them! For their upcoming long-player, the label has rolled the central elements from both mediums into one compelling collection, meaningfully and emphatically titled ‘Subculture’. Highlighting two of the distinct tones of …

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Ferry Corsten & Paul Oakenfold join forces with “UNITY”

Looking back into the history of Trance Music, one does not simply miss those two legends, Ferry Corsten and Paul Oakenfold. Having released many tracks and albums, these two veterans chose 2018 to be the launch year of their project “UNITY“. Ferry Corsten has long been aware of the power of music and its ability to bring people closer together, …

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Wake Your Mind Sessions 003

With matters ‘Materia’ to attend to, Cosmic Gate’s ‘Wake Your Mind Sessions’ series went on hiatus last year. Absence, as they say, only makes the heart grow fonder and today the news those left bereft in ‘17 wanted, nay needed to hear… ‘WYMS’s back, baby!! Reinstated to its traditional release March slot, it’s ready to springboard you headfirst into Spring! …

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Getting ready for ASOT Festival with new tunes!

With A State of Trance Festival in Utrecht closing in next week, get in the mood with three brand new tunes from Armada Music’s catalog. This week’s tunes are from Andrew Rayel, MaRLo and Rub!k & Ruddaz and premiered on ASOT. Andrew Rayel feat. Lola Blanc – Horizon In collaboration with Lola Blanc, Andrew Rayel delivers yet another blistering record …

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