The act of writing music is simultaneously the most introverted and extraverted thing a person can do.
In 2011, they first landed on our planet and brought the ASOT virus. In 2012, they called for back-up, and invaded our hearts with music. Last year, the cadets went on an expedition to bring the love for music to every corner of the earth.
Creating the perfect, musical recap of our year in music – is Armin van Buuren. Keeping up on tradition, he proudly presents the official A State Of Trance Year Mix of 2013. Who’s ready to enter the rabbit hole, once again?
I don't think this event needs an introduction, but in a few words it's the World's Biggest Online trance event! This year AfterHours.fm will hit back with 300+ World's best known DJs, who will deliver amazing 1-, 2- or 3-hour sets to finish off the year of 2013. This year's EOYC only expect things to be Better, Bigger, Stronger.
To honour his wife Amelia who suddenly passed away, Ram joined forces with composer Geert Huinink and vocalist Susana. With RAMelia as result RAM's new single has made an incredibly huge impact in the world-wide Trance Community.
When you put Romanian DJ/producer vixen Claudia Cazacu and the suddenly-everywhere Jace Williams in the studio together inevitably you're playing with fire! That's just what VANDIT have done though and from the flames has risen the club destroying 'Phoenix'.
With ‘Endless Forever’ kicking the year off (“Tune of the Month” proclaimed MIXMAG – “a track that fills every square inch of the biggest room!”) and the similarly colossal ‘Welcome Home’ ushering in the summer, the last 12 months formed a renaissance year for Airscape.
With his Vangelis homage ‘Love Theme From Blade Runner’ firmly established as a hot favourite in end-of-year polls, Solarstone’s next single excursion sees the Pure Trance guardian dip back into the sonic riches of his latest album.
The last 50 weeks have seen Sied van Riel track-blasting his way around the electronic dance universe’s most prominent clubs, arenas and festivals. December 16th will see him transit 2013/2014 through the release ‘Rielism 2’.
One month ago, Pure Trance Vol. 2 got released and with the help of some of our members, TrancePodium interviewed Solarstone for this special occasion.
52 weeks, 52 radio shows, transmitted around the world on 60 + leading stations, in which Paul van Dyk brought over 600 tracks to the ears of VONYC Sessions ever-ready listenership in 2013. That though was the easy part!
This year's Quest4Trance event, originally scheduled for 30th November, has been rescheduled to a yet unspecified date. Following is the full statement released by the Quest4Trance staff.
Now you don’t need me to tell you that dance music has evolved beyond recognition over the past 10 years or so. DJs and producers can no longer be pigeon-holed into one genre.
2013 is slowly but surely coming to an end, which means it's time for 2 things on TrancePodium: the "TrancePodium Awards" ánd the "TrancePodium Top 20 Tracks Of The Year" polls.
The last few years have seen composer, producer, DJ and A&R man Ad Brown keep the EDM universe supplied with a steady flow of highly polished, broad-span-appealing electronic music.