Archive | Trance

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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Greenhaven DJs make impressive Wake Your Mind Records debut

Nicolas Mendoza-Conner and Trevor Haimes of Greenhaven DJs are known for their tech infused trance music. The duo have been gaining considerable momentum in the trance scene as of late, and will only continue on the heels of their two new releases, “The Unexamined” and “The Hall of Records.” The duo spoke to DA about […]

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The Radar 106: Monoverse

It’s rare in today’s climate to hear of reputable new trance acts rising out of the United States. Monoverse is one of those few, and is helping lead a new generation of producers who crave sounds of trance that aren’t currently dominating the market. He’s additionally known an incredibly hard worker, building his brand through […]

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John O’Callaghan and Cold Blue create blissful atmosphere in latest Subculture Compilation

The time of year has arrived to showcase the current ethos of Subculture, John O’Callaghan‘s reputable trance imprint. The head honcho elects rising talent Cold Blue, who in the past two years has established himself as a prodigious new addition to the uplifting and tech circuits, to join him in mixing together the two-disc compilation. […]

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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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Premiere: Ferry Corsten & Eric Lumiere – Something To Believe In (Saad Ayub Remix)

In a new remix coming out Jan. 19 on Flashover Recordings, Ferry Corsten and Eric Lumiere‘s “Something To Believe In” gets a gorgeous reworking from Canadian producer Saad Ayub.Ayub classifies his interpretation of trance as “combining the light and dark sides of the genre,” something the listener sees showcased in this remix for Corsten and […]

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Alpha 9 – You and I

Arty released the majority of his music in 2017 under his Alpha 9 trance moniker, and it is looking like a similar start for his 2018 releases. The Russian icon is back with a touching new release titled “You and I.”The groovy and upbeat introduction of the song borders on commercial pop, but immediately gives way into mystical, trance-inspired […]

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Jauz – Feel the Volume (Ben Nicky Remix)

“Feel The Volume” is undoubtedly one of the tracks that propelled Jauz into the forefront of the bass community. Despite being released in 2014, the track remains a favorite of remixers.Ben Nicky has just released his take on “Feel the Volume,” and has completely transformed the drop and added psy elements to it. Ben Nicky […]

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Mark Sherry & Tempo Giusto forge a raunchy tech trance mix in Prism Volume 2

Mark Sherry knows how to knock his audiences back with his raunchy selection of techno and trance, and shows no mercy on his latest Outburst compilation. He comes out swinging on his portion on Prism’s second iteration, opening with a raunchy “Any Time”— an original he made alongside David Forbes under their newly-minted moniker, Thick As Thieves. […]

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The Thrillseekers pres. Hydra – Amber (Vintage & Morelli Remix)

Egyptian duo Aly & Fila‘s label FSOE Recordings has seemingly remained committed to releasing quality trance music in 2018, as the label marked the start of the new year with a selection of captivating trance singles and mixes. Perhaps the most eye-catching of the tracks on display is Serbian duo Vintage & Morelli’s rework of Trance legend […]

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Arty releases trance-packed mix under his Alpha 9 moniker

At the very tail end of 2017, Arty pulled off a surprise by releasing an hour-long trance mix under his Alpha 9 moniker.It’s been nearly a year since the Russian producer revived the Alpha 9 name and began putting out tracks like “The Night Is Ours” and “Skin.” He cited creative reasons for bringing the […]

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Ferry Corsten – Lonely Inside (Extended Ferry Fix)

Earlier this year, Ferry Corsten released hit track “Lonely Inside” as part of his Blueprint album release. The Dutch producer has now released his extended ‘Ferry Fix’ of the track, lengthening it with more sci-fi sonic additions to the release.A mysterious trance opening propels the song forward for the first two minutes of “Lonely Inside,” giving the resonating […]

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Andrew Bayer & Ilan Bluestone – Destiny (Original Mix)

When Andrew Bayer and Ilan Bluestone link up, the end product is a veritable trance phenomenon.The Anjunabeats originators merge talents on “Destiny,” a single nothing short of sublime in its comprisal of resplendent synths that collectively climb to give way to a tranquil melodic centerpiece. “Destiny” treats listeners to an unexpected sweet spot at the […]

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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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Maor Levi is back with new solo single ‘Aurora’

Maor Levi is back with his first, and long-awaited, solo track release of 2017. Levi has a rich history of releasing uplifting and melodic trance tracks, which ascended him into notoriety within the electronic music scene. Recently, the Anjunabeats protégé’s releases have been put on hold due to Levi joining producer/DJ group Bad Royale.This fall it was announced that Maor Levi was leaving Bad […]

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Joe Bermudez ft Louise Carver – Crazy Enough (Retrovision Remix)

Joe Bermudez and South African vocalist Louise Carver have teamed up for melodic trance progressive fusion “Crazy Enough,” marking the duo’s second collaboration. Their first collaboration, “Sunrise,” hit the top spot on Billboard’s dance chart last summer, and “Crazy Enough” certainly has the capacity to do the same.French DJ and remixer Retrovision has taken the […]

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Gabriel & Dresden make impassioned return on emotive new work ‘The Only Road’ [Album Review]

There’s much to be said for musical groups who know when it’s time to call it quits. A level of respect, integrity, transparency, and a heightened sense of curational awareness is put on display when artists makes this move. In 2008, progressive trance mavens Gabriel & Dresden came to this difficult decision themselves. The duo had […]

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Markus Schulz as Dakota explores the path to enlightenment in new album ‘The Nine Skies’ [Album Review]

Markus Schulz and Dakota may be one in the same, but sonically they could not be more different. A euphoric and optimistic trance producer, Schulz revealed his Dakota alias when he struggled to find an outlet for his darker side amidst the trance and commercially relevant Schulz releases. Where Schulz fans thrived on fast paced […]

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