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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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Above & Beyond unveil touching new documentary trailer [Watch]

Above & Beyond offer fans a glimpse at their upcoming documentary, Above & Beyond Acoustic –– Giving Up The Day Job, in a new trailer released by the film’s producers. The film is set to make its theatrical debut in New York in late January, then opening the next month in various cities to fit alongside their 2018 US tour.The concert […]

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Dancing Astronaut proudly presents the 2017 Label of the Year

Runners-UpForeign Family Collectiveby Katie DaubertThere is no doubt that Grammy-nominated duo ODESZA claimed their status as some of the more cutting-edge producers in the dance music realm over the years. Following the release of their sophomore album, In Return, the team launched their own musical outlet, Foreign Family Collective, in 2015 in an effort to showcase a myriad […]

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What will Coachella’s EDM programming look like this year?

 1What will Coachella's EDM programming look like this year?Coachella‘s status as a music festival has grown into become larger than life since its humble, European-inspired beginnings in 1999, and their yearly lineup is both a cultural statement regarding the current state of music and a presage to future trends.The behemoth brand has always integrated electronic […]

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Genix releases Ripsaw/100 miles EP on Anjunabeats

Genix has released his Ripsaw/100 miles EP on Anjunabeats. The UK-based producer originally gained notoriety in 2005 for achieving a Guinness world record for the longest DJ set in world history, clocking in at 84 hours.Genix fuses influences from tech house, trance, progressive house, and electro. True to its character, “Ripsaw” cuts to the listener […]

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Above & Beyond announces MMW date alongside Seven Lions to conclude upcoming NA ‘Common Ground’ tour

While the formidable trance trio Above & Beyond has yet to embark on their forthcoming “Common Ground” tour in honor of their upcoming album of the same name — to be released in January —the group’s already announced an incredibly exciting denouement of the tour.Fans of the ensemble can expect a cinematic deliverance from the three, now set […]

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