As Regenerate records boss and VII figurehead Sean Tyas does every so often, August ’19 saw him nurturing an old anthem back to health with his remix of Rapid Eye’s “Circa Forever” on Armada Captivating.
For this week's vlog Twan from Muzikxpress spoke to Ralph Kyau & Steven Moebius Albert a.k.a. Kyau & Albert, about their classic "Velvet Morning". A track they did together with Damea. This version came out back in 2003 via the label "Club Culture".
With the contrail left by his Lostly collab ‘Landmark’ still visible in the rearview, Solarstone signs his summer off with another debut teaming. This particular meeting of musical minds however is of the producer x singer variety, as Jonathan Mendelsohn brings new single ‘This Is Where It Starts’ its candidly honest, emotionally stirring song.
The end of August saw the release of “Parhelion” by Italian producer Diago on Digital Society Recordings AKA DS-R. What makes this one work? [We’ll get to that melody]
Five-time #1 DJ in the world unveiled the name and full tracklist of his seventh artist album. ‘Balance’, which follows on previous albums ‘76’, ‘Shivers’, ‘Imagine’, ‘Mirage’, ‘Intense’ and ‘Embrace’, is set for release on October 25.
Pure Trance and Amsterdam go hand in hand. It’s a love affair that was first ignited in 2012, when Solarstone celebrated the official launch of the Pure Trance movement.
Ferry Corsten has been in fine form in 2019 on the release front, and that hot streak continues with his latest outing, ‘Hear It Now’, alongside fresh talent Johnny B.
‘The producer’s producer’, as Giuseppe Ottaviani’s often referred, released his fourth artist album and he’s sought to remove the producer/audience fourth wall down to its last brick. Grab the chance to win a copy here on TrancePodium!
‘Fiji’, ‘Atlantis’: if these words are transmitting some attractive images to your mind, safe to say it’s nothing compared to what the track itself’s gonna do! That may already have happened however, as ‘Fiji’ - a release that came whisper close to all-out classic status - has lain largely dormant since its year 2000 chart run.
Twan from Muzikxpress recently sat down with Robert Smit to talk with him about "The Navigator", a hardcore classic that came out back in 1992, under the project name "The Tellurians".
This fall two of the strongest forces in the Trance scene will unite at Amsterdam Dance Event to bring you the longest running and most spectacular 'all nighter' concept known to the genre.
Armin van Buuren and the island of Ibiza are simply made for each other. Having both been instrumental in shaping the future of dance music, they have connected countless times over the years for massive live shows, phenomenal summer residencies in clubs such as Hï Ibiza and a series of mix albums that has gotten the whole world addicted.
“The trick isn’t so much being lucky, but more recognising luck when it happens” suggests Nic Chagall. “Nic & I could have gotten talking in the reception area of that studio in 1999 and – looking back – might have just gone our separate ways, contemplates Bossi. “That’s not what happened though, is it?!” smiles Chagall.
‘Deeply personal’ is a phrase often used to describe artist’s releases. In the respect of ‘Ave Maria’ though it takes on a greater meaning. Following the loss of his mother in the early spring, Markus Schulz instinctively opted to celebrate her life in the most natural manner imaginable – through music.
Aly & Fila return to their label Future Sound Of Egypt with their fifth single of 2019. Featuring none other than the vocals of Chris Jones, their latest production “Breathe” is the next fantastic instalment from their forthcoming artist album, “It’s All About The Melody” which is to be released this autumn.