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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Three Must-Listen Tracks From This Week!

Another week means new releases on Armada Music’s catalog of Trance! This week’s must-listen tracks are from BT, Omnia and more. BT – Yahweh Captivating listeners with a mere flick of the wrist, BT knows how to get his audience enthralled. With ‘Yahweh’, the American award-winning producer and composer offers a well-balanced cut that’s as capable of performing wonders as …

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Gai Barone -‘In The Mix 006 – Progressive Sessions’

Be you trance, progressive or house, if the name ‘Gai Barone’ didn’t pass your lips in 2017, well better bet it will this year! Why? Well, foremost, his intrinsic sound is at a tipping point in 2018. Making professional strides through tracks like ‘Shiny’ and ‘There’s A Lady’, his DJ performances have become evermore a clubbing-year essential. “From the top …

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2018, Promising year for J00F!

Master of the deeper/darker/cooler trance arts, John 00 Fleming (J00F) began the New Year with news of his first early ‘18 operations. Top of the info-drop was confirmation of a fourth volume in his eminent ‘Editions’ compilation series. With the first three each having posted top #1 positions on Beatport’s all-genres album chart, the expectation x anticipation axis for 4 …

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First Trance Update of 2018!

Time goes fast when you listen to good music, it is 2018 already! Like last year we will keep providing you with fresh new Trance-tunes, starting this first week with three strong ones. Rodg X Roovel – Fast Lane Showing the leap-and-bounds growth of the Rodg empire, ‘Fast Lane’ marks a marvelous team-up between the rare-breed Dutchman and fellow-countryman Roovel. …

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Prism Volume 2 mixed by Mark Sherry & Tempo Giusto

What fresh madness is this!? Yup, coming ‘atcha in a hardwired burst of 3D, 4K, 5G, kaleidoscopically synthesized madness, Outburst’s colourfully-explosive second trip through the ‘Prism’ beams this month!! Putting a flaming torch to trance’s natural order, ‘Prism 2’ picks up where other trance compilations leave off/dare not tread. Overseeing this devil-may-care hard-tech ride to the genre’s wild side is …

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Grotesque 300 mixed by RAM, Marco V & Darren Porter

Had it somehow escaped your attention, of late Grotesque has been in overdrive. Within just the last month alone the label side of RAM’s marque has notched up a hat-trick of Beatport #1s. On the mix-comp front, RAM is a man whose largesse likewise knows no limits!! Fresh off the back of last month’s killer ‘Reworked & Remixed’ outing, with …

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Gabriel & Dresden – The Only Road (Artist Album)

After 11 years, emotional Dance Music veterans Dave Dresden & Josh Gabriel, aka Gabriel & Dresden, return with their latest artist album, “The Only Road”. The album comes in time as a perfect Christmas gift from the legendary duo on their home label, Anjunabeats. Funded by fans via a successful Kickstarter campaign, ‘The Only Road’ features singles ‘This Love Kills …

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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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