Archive | Above & Beyond

Another destination festival meets its demise, as Above & Beyond cancel ‘Anjunabeach Riviera Maya’

A destination festival, when well-executed, is a dreamy experience indeed. Those lucky enough to make it to one often find themselves surrounded by natural beauty they rarely, if ever, get to see, and equally inspiring sets by artists on the bill. However, as proven by Fyre Festival and the multitudes of other failed attempts at […]

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Above & Beyond details their own an all-inclusive destination festival is in the works

Above & Beyond might just be the next group to launch their own all-inclusive island festival. Though such a feat hadn’t proved successful for the dumpster fire, known quite aptly as Fyre Festival, it still proves to be a promising and attainable idea if the interest is there. Recently, on their own dedicated subreddit, AnjunabeatsHQ […]

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NMF Roundup: Yellow Claw bring the heat, Elephante tugs at heartstrings, SLANDER remix Above & Beyond, and more

The most important day of every week: New Music Friday. As each week brings a succession of new music from some of electronic music’s biggest artists, here’s a selection of tracks that shouldn’t be missed. Sydney producer JVLY teams up with the sultry SARAI to create a groovy atmospheric tune full of pulsing synths and clean high […]

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Aussie police to combat illicit drugs via presence of drug dogs at A&B Sydney show

New South Wales (NSW) police will implement a tight admission policy to combat illict drug use at Above & Beyond’s Common Ground show, scheduled for June 9 at Sydney Olympic Park’s Exhibition Halls at Sydney Showground. In a post recently published to the force’s official Facebook page, NSW police notified attendees that drug detection dogs […]

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Good Morning Mix: Neptune Project spin 3 hours of Anjunabeats Classics

Who can appreciate an energizing bit of nostalgia set at a high tempo to kick off the morning? We certainly can. Behold — trance duo Neptune Project have released their three-hour Anjunabeats Classics set in full, which they recorded at a boat party in Australia earlier in the year. They’ve spun quite a walk, or should […]

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Above & Beyond name new track after the locale of its debut: Red Rocks

Simplicity is key with Above & Beyond‘s naming convention for their newest single, “Red Rocks.” The track is named after the legendary Colorado outdoor amphitheater, the place where they first dropped the song. “Red Rocks” has a pulsing rhythm and dynamic synthesized vocal accents, adding variation to their infamous trance sound. The track has a […]

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Oliver Smith – Lovingly ft Amy J Pryce

After a series of memorable inclusions in both Above & Beyond  and Oliver Smith‘s own DJ sets, Smith has finally released his progressive trance track, “Lovingly,” with his longtime label, Anjunabeats. A prolific and strategic remixer with official remixes for Mat Zo, Arty, and Above & Beyond themselves, Smith is also the only artist (other than […]

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Relive your favorite sets of Ultra Music Festival 2018

Festival season is officially in full swing as Ultra Music Festival (UMF) has officially wrapped its 20th anniversary event in grandiose display. The ever-expanding franchise recently announced its acquisition of Winter Music Conference, along with their expansion into China with Ultra Beijing and Ultra Shanghai. Living up to its promise to “expect the unexpected” in 2018, UMF capped off a lofty […]

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Paris Hilton loses engagement ring during Above & Beyond’s ‘Common Ground’ Miami show

Above & Beyond’s emotive brand of dance music is that which demands many ‘hands in the air’ moments of joy during their shows. It turns out these moments are so intense for some that they end up losing valuable possessions — specifically, their wedding rings. Such a an ironically tragic incident befell Paris Hilton on […]

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Above & Beyond – Cold Feet (feat. Justine Suissa)

There are few acts who meet Above & Beyond‘s impeccable standards for vocal tracks. Not only are their lyrics relatable and well-written, but the group’s regular vocal contributors each provide a unique edge that make a song distinctly “Above & Beyond.” One such vocalist, the venerable Justine Suissa, rejoined the trio for several songs on […]

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Gabriel & Dresden whip up deliciously entrancing MMW mix [also, ENTER TO WIN Anjunabeats mega-prize package]

Deep passion manifested itself into a triumphant return for Gabriel & Dresden, whose crowdfunded album The Only Road exceeded already high expectations from trusting fans to become one of the top trance releases of 2017. The beloved duo have since been taking their new work on the road with them, attending to their global following’s craving […]

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Good Morning Mix: The Midnight – Group Therapy Mix #247

What better way to wake up than to some relaxing, retro synthwave? This past September, Above & Beyond hosted Los Angeles-based duo The Midnight on their iconic Group Therapy show. Over the course of 30 minutes, The Midnight bring back the 1980s with their dreamy electro-influenced tracks, brought to life by ethereal vocals. Citing artists ranging […]

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Anjunabeats launch new 24/7 YouTube channel

Anjunabeats has launched a brand new 24/7 YouTube channel. The channel will stream dance music from the Anjuna archives worldwide, all day, every day. Anjuna Radio will feature such trance and progressive stalwarts as Above & Beyond, Armin van Buuren, Ferry Corsten, Mat Zo, Porter Robinson, Seven Lions, Andrew Bayer and Ilan Bluestone, as well as a […]

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Creamfields announces unmissable 2018 lineup

Creamfields announced their 2018 lineup and it’s looking to be behemoth year for the Cheshire-based extravaganza. Rich in both depth and considerable breadth, the festival will bring together 300 artists across 30 stages from August 23–26. Techno don Carl Cox will be making his return to the festival for the first time in over a decade, where […]

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Above & Beyond release their fourth LP, ‘Common Ground’ [Stream]

The wait for Above & Beyond fans is over as the venerable trance trio have finally released their fourth album, Common Ground.The 13-track product was preceded by a number of, like “Northern Soul” and most recently, “Always,” partnered with eleven other tracks brand new to the public’s ear. Vocalists Zoe Johnston, Richard Bedford, and Justine Suissa are central […]

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Above & Beyond release their fourth LP, ‘Common Ground’ [Stream]

The wait for Above & Beyond fans is over as the venerable trance trio have finally released their fourth album, Common Ground.The 13-track product was preceded by a number of, like “Northern Soul” and most recently, “Always,” partnered with eleven other tracks brand new to the public’s ear. Vocalists Zoe Johnston, Richard Bedford, and Justine Suissa are central […]

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Above & Beyond team with Zoë Johnston for a lucid acoustic composition, ‘Always’ [WATCH]

Above & Beyond have been a fixture in trance around the globe for 18 years. When the London-based trance moguls make a move, the dance music world tunes in with intensity and fervor. On the heels of their North American “Common Ground” tour announcement, the trio have also been releasing a steady stream of singles from their fourth full-length studio […]

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Apple Music’s Beats 1 Radio kicks off the year with ‘Welcome 2018’ mixes from 20+ DJs

Apple Music’s Beats 1 Radio is ushering in the new year with 24 hours of new DJ mixes, featuring ‘Welcome 2018’ cameos from some of the top names active in the electronic industry. The ‘Welcome 2018’ roster sees leading artists of 2017 Martin Garrix, Zedd, Above & Beyond, Sub Focus, Illenium and more face off […]

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Above & Beyond shares Part One of Best of Group Therapy 2017 mix

In 2017, Anjunadeep shepherded a dazzling array of artistic deliverances. Old and new artists graced the label, including a slew of releases from acts like Alpha 9, Above & Beyond, Ilan Bluestone, and Oliver Smith — to say nothing of a storied return of the beloved progressive house and trance amalgamators Gabriel & Dresden. It’s more than […]

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