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Dancing Astronaut’s 2020 Label of the Year: Anjuna

Words by: Natalie Pereira, Mitch Rose, and Jessica Mao In a year that struck industries down in a snap, dance music has shown true resilience in its ability to combat and overcome the obstacles presented by COVID-19. Despite this year’s numerous setbacks, esteemed trance giant Anjuna has come out as a trailblazing champion, deservedly earning […]

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Ilan Bluestone issues trance conversion of Tritonal, Dylan Matthew, and Au5’s ‘Happy Where We Are’

Seven years have passed since Ilan Bluestone‘s first re-imaginative outing on Enhanced Recordings, a rework of Tritonal and Underdown‘s 2013 Metamorphic I inclusion, “Bullet that Saved Me. In a return that could justifiably be dubbed “long overdue,” Bluestone now brings his remixing acumen back to the label for a take on Tritonal, Dylan Matthew, and […]

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Elysian aim to reimagine nostalgic trance with EP, ‘Water’ [Roundtable Interview]

Put to sea in the midst of a bustling era, the Elysian project has declared trance is still alive and well. Consisting of Ilan Bluestone, Maor Levi, and Emma Hewitt, the supergroup surfaced unannounced in April of this year with debut “Moonchild,” which witnessed three of the most formidable scene players coalesce for a new […]

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Ilan Bluestone reunites with Gid Sedgwick for trance anthem, ‘Paid For Love’

In continuation of his “tronce” movement, Ilan Bluestone has returned to Anjunabeats with another vocal-powered weapon. Enlisting collaborator Gid Sedgwick, the UK producer unveils the latest heavy-hitting track from his arsenal, “Paid For Love.” Making its first appearance during Above & Beyond‘s milestone Group Therapy 400 live stream in September, the melodic number sees Bluestone […]

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Ilan Bluestone reunites with Gid Sedgwick for trance anthem, ‘Paid For Love’

In continuation of his “tronce” movement, Ilan Bluestone has returned to Anjunabeats with another vocal-powered weapon. Enlisting collaborator Gid Sedgwick, the UK producer unveils the latest heavy-hitting track from his arsenal, “Paid For Love.” Making its first appearance during Above & Beyond‘s milestone Group Therapy 400 live stream in September, the melodic number sees Bluestone […]

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Through the years 2000-2020: Anjunabeats’ metamorphosis in 20 seminal releases [Stream]

In 2000, two producers by the names of Jono Grant and Paavo Siljamäki set out to fulfill their then-university project by name of Anjunabeats. Shortly after, the duo was joined by Tony McGuinness, then forming a trio that would go on to become globally recognized as one of the defining trance acts of the decade. […]

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Through the years 2000-2020: Anjunabeats’ metamorphosis in 20 seminal releases [Stream]

In 2000, two producers by the names of Jono Grant and Paavo Siljamäki set out to fulfill their then-university project by name of Anjunabeats. Shortly after, the duo was joined by Tony McGuinness, then forming a trio that would go on to become globally recognized as one of the defining trance acts of the decade. […]

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Seven Lions to be joined by Ilan Bluestone, Gabriel & Dresden, and more for ‘Visions’ live stream

Seven Lions has always had the unique capability to produce music that appeals to dubstep, trance, and bass fans alike. Since May, the producer has been playing biweekly festival-like livestreams under the Visions umbrella in order to give fans the live experience they can’t currently have. For the next installment of Visions, a live series […]

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NMF Roundup: Kaskade, Sad Money, and Sabrina Claudio link, GRiZ reveals ‘Bangers[5].Zip’ EP + more

It’s most important day of the week: New Music Friday. With the overwhelming amount of tunes hitting the airwaves today, Dancing Astronaut has you covered with the latest edition of The Hot 25. 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 […]

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NMF Roundup: Kaskade, Sad Money, and Sabrina Claudio link, GRiZ reveals ‘Bangers[5].Zip’ EP + more

It’s most important day of the week: New Music Friday. With the overwhelming amount of tunes hitting the airwaves today, Dancing Astronaut has you covered with the latest edition of The Hot 25. 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 […]

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Ilan Bluestone and Andrew Bayer team up for trance demolition on ‘Black & Blue’ [Stream]

Two of Anjunabeats‘ staples Ilan Bluestone and Andrew Bayer have collided once again for their sophomore collaborative effort, “Black & Blue.” Having turned in their second tag-team since the 2017 “Destiny“, the pair reunite for a synergetic display of progressive trance that has continued to capture the hearts of fans worldwide. Opening with heavy-hitting beats […]

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Ilan Bluestone and Andrew Bayer team up for trance demolition on ‘Black & Blue’ [Stream]

Two of Anjunabeats‘ staples Ilan Bluestone and Andrew Bayer have collided once again for their sophomore collaborative effort, “Black & Blue.” Having turned in their second tag-team since the 2017 “Destiny“, the pair reunite for a synergetic display of progressive trance that has continued to capture the hearts of fans worldwide. Opening with heavy-hitting beats […]

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NMF Roundup: deadmau5 and Steve Duda reunite for new BSOD material, Diplo and Wax Motif link + more

It’s most important day of the week: New Music Friday. With the overwhelming amount of tunes hitting the airwaves today, Dancing Astronaut has you covered with the latest edition of The Hot 25. 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 […]

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NMF Roundup: deadmau5 and Steve Duda reunite for new BSOD material, Diplo and Wax Motif link + more

It’s most important day of the week: New Music Friday. With the overwhelming amount of tunes hitting the airwaves today, Dancing Astronaut has you covered with the latest edition of The Hot 25. 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 […]

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NMF Roundup: deadmau5 and Steve Duda reunite for new BSOD material, Diplo and Wax Motif link + more

It’s most important day of the week: New Music Friday. With the overwhelming amount of tunes hitting the airwaves today, Dancing Astronaut has you covered with the latest edition of The Hot 25. 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 […]

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Ilan Bluestone, Maor Levi, and Emma Hewitt join forces as Elysian on their Anjuna debut [Stream]

In accordance with Anjunabeats‘ twentieth anniversary, a new trance supergroup has emerged. Joining trance heavyweights Ilan Bluestone and Maor Levi with one of the genre’s most recognized vocalists, Emma Hewitt, Elysian is the latest act to materialize on the cornerstone label. With virtually zero details disclosed about the project leading up to its reveal, the […]

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Spencer Brown and Ilan Bluestone team up for a scintillating collaborative EP, ‘Gatekeeper’

Spencer Brown and Ilan Bluestone have released a collaborative EP, Gatekeeper, on Anjunabeats after joining the label bosses on their monumental Above & Beyond ABGT350 show in Prague earlier this month. The extended play comes with six tracks, three originals, and their edit counterparts. “Pooperling” has a resounding cool ambiance that touches trance with fairly tropical […]

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NMF Roundup: Gesaffelstein reveals new EP, JOYRYDE drops ‘Selecta 19’ + more

It’s most important day of the week: New Music Friday. With the overwhelming amount of tunes hitting the airwaves today, Dancing Astronaut has you covered with the latest edition of The Hot 25. Gesaffelstein surprised the world once again by announcing on Oct. 3 that a new six-track EP would be released the following day. Also making this […]

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NMF Roundup: Gesaffelstein reveals new EP, JOYRYDE drops ‘Selecta 19’ + more

It’s most important day of the week: New Music Friday. With the overwhelming amount of tunes hitting the airwaves today, Dancing Astronaut has you covered with the latest edition of The Hot 25. Gesaffelstein surprised the world once again by announcing on Oct. 3 that a new six-track EP would be released the following day. Also making this […]

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NMF Roundup: NGHTMRE and ZHU link for new single, JOYRYDE reveals ‘MADDEN’ + more

It’s most important day of the week: New Music Friday. With the overwhelming amount of tunes hitting the airwaves today, Dancing Astronaut has you covered with the latest edition of The Hot 25. NGHTMRE and ZHU have linked with Kidd Keem to deliver the delectable “Man’s First Inhibition,” and Seven Lions, MitiS, and RBBTS join forces on “Break […]

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