Pavel Khvaleev presents PARAFRAME & Abra Taylor - Sappho Blend

Pavel Khvaleev presents PARAFRAME & Abra Taylor - Sappho Blend

PARAFRAME is the new artist designate from writer, director, producer, composer & consummate artistic all-rounder, Pavel Khvaleev. In its original forms, PARAFRAME releases consciously uncouple from the club, refocusing instead on other electronic music quarters.
Written by Remco on 27 December 2020 in Releases. Comments: 0

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Christina Novelli - Numb (Extended & Bobina Remixes)

Christina Novelli - Numb (Extended & Bobina Remixes)

‘Numb’ is the final act in the single-saga birthed by ‘Through My Eyes’ - Christina Novelli’s outstanding, acoustically-based 2019 album. Again it puts into the sharpest focus the singer’s ability to draw from deep within and - filter-free - express her innermost through word & voice.
Written by Remco on 26 December 2020 in Releases. Comments: 0

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Armin van Buuren releases 7-track 'Euthymia EP'

Armin van Buuren releases 7-track 'Euthymia EP'

Barely a month has passed since Armin van Buuren teamed up with Duncan Laurence and got the world acquainted with ‘Feel Something’, but the five-time #1 DJ in the world isn’t touted as one of dance music’s most prolific acts for nothing.
Written by Remco on 22 December 2020 in Releases. Comments: 0

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Ferry Corsten drafts in fans from around the world to work with him on 'Free'

Ferry Corsten drafts in fans from around the world to work with him on 'Free'

Ferry Corsten started his UNITY project in 2018, with a view of hardening the sense of community praised in the trance world. At the peak of the pandemic, when millions of people were in lockdown, Ferry had an urge to foster a sense of togetherness with his fanbase and find a new way to connect with them through his music.
Written by Remco on 20 December 2020 in Releases. Comments: 0

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Craig Connelly - A Sharper Edge: REDUX

Craig Connelly - A Sharper Edge: REDUX

With a seasonal symmetry so perfect it might even have been planned, Craig Connelly brings a winter REDUX to his summer-released ‘A Sharper Edge’. Drawing to a close the-year-that-was in the most uplifting of ways, through the twin prisms of the remix and his own spinning work he brings new aspects & angles to his much-applauded second longplayer.
Written by Remco on 19 December 2020 in Releases. Comments: 0

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AH.fm End Of The Year Countdown 2020

AH.fm End Of The Year Countdown 2020

The end of the year is approaching fast and that means it's time for the Afterhours.fm countdown! This year's End Of the Year Countdown will start on the 19th of December! The full timetable is here.
Written by Remco on 16 December 2020 in Radio Shows. Comments: 20

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The story behind 'Cygnus X - Superstring' with Matthias Hoffmann

The story behind 'Cygnus X - Superstring' with Matthias Hoffmann

Matthias Hoffmann is a German producer and composer. He is known for projects under names such as Brainchild, Odyssee Of Noises and of course Cygnus X. Back in the year 1990 Matthias started one of the very first ever trance labels in the world, together with Heinz Roth and Sven Väth. The legendary Eye Q Records.
Written by Remco on 14 December 2020 in Interviews. Comments: 2

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Armin van Buuren releases 17th edition of annual year mix: 'A State Of Trance Year Mix 2020'

Armin van Buuren releases 17th edition of annual year mix: 'A State Of Trance Year Mix 2020'

Looking back, one can only emphasize how strange of a year it’s been. The global pandemic helped realize how important it is to look out for one another, that standing together is the only way to make a difference.
Written by Remco on 12 December 2020 in Releases. Comments: 1

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Menno de Jong's last gift to you: a 3 CD Collected Works album

Menno de Jong's last gift to you: a 3 CD Collected Works album

Menno de Jong has been working on something very special during these strange times, something that he felt was missing in order for him to call his career as a Trance DJ and producer complete.
Written by Remco on 10 December 2020 in Releases. Comments: 2

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New holiday track "The Christmas Song" from JES

New holiday track "The Christmas Song" from JES

JES evokes inviting memories of the holiday season, with an updated classic that is the perfect soundtrack for your festive holiday moods this year.
Written by Remco on 8 December 2020 in Releases. Comments: 0

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Greg Downey + Beatman & Ludmilla - The Art Of Skullduggery Vol. II

Greg Downey + Beatman & Ludmilla - The Art Of Skullduggery Vol. II

Gambits & chicanery, intrigue, ploys ‘n’ subterfuge – who doesn’t like a bit of the deep down ‘n’ dirty in their musical lives!!? Bang on cue the Skullduggery crew are back to provide us with precisely those types of thrills!
Written by Remco on 6 December 2020 in Releases. Comments: 0

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New label EDCT launches with killer release from Stoneface & Terminal's Gundamea alias

New label EDCT launches with killer release from Stoneface & Terminal's Gundamea alias

Tempo & tone over type, ‘feel’ rather than genre, freeform as opposed to pigeonhole - new label EDCT is here to break us out of our echo chambers. The brainchild of former Flashover Recordings lynchpin Celwin Frenzen, EDCT offers a label-haven for producers akin to one area, but with ideas in another.
Written by Remco on 5 December 2020 in Releases. Comments: 0

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The story behind 'Your Own Reality' with Kai Tracid

The story behind 'Your Own Reality' with Kai Tracid

Kai Tracid is a project from German DJ and producer Kai MacDonald. In the year 1996 he released the very first Kai Tracid track, which was the single 'So Simple'.
Written by Remco on 3 December 2020 in Interviews. Comments: 0

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AFEM present Code Of Conduct Against Sexual Harassment & Gender Discrimination

AFEM present Code Of Conduct Against Sexual Harassment & Gender Discrimination

A powerful response from the industry for the industry, this CoC is launched with support from AFEM membership of over 220 companies, including SheSaid.So, ADE, Mixmag, DJ Mag, RA, Beatportal, Attack Magazine to help prevent sexual harassment and gender / gender identity discrimination within the electronic music industry.
Written by Remco on 30 November 2020 in News. Comments: 0

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Giuseppe Ottaviani launches his Producer Masterclass Series

Giuseppe Ottaviani launches his Producer Masterclass Series

Giuseppe Ottaviani is a musician who has long been regarded as ‘the producer’s producer’: a man renowned for sonically superior recordings and the hit-rate to substantiate them. Simply, with Giuseppe, music comes before all.
Written by Remco on 28 November 2020 in News. Comments: 0

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