After closing out a year of UNITY releases with ilan Bluestone in December, Ferry Corsten has been busy releasing solo music for the first half of 2019. Now Ferry picks up the UNITY project where he left off, as he drafts in another high-profile name in BT for the first UNITY release of 2019 with ‘1997’.
Though they have both been mainstays in the Trance scene for a very long time, Ben Gold and Richard Durand have never joined forces on the productional front together. Until now. Today, the U.K. melody master and Dutch Trance titan teamed up to indulge fans worldwide with a special slice of collaborative magic: ‘A Thousand Times’.
In light of her 15th anniversary Dutch vocalist Susana - known for chart topping collaborations with artists such as Armin van Buuren, Aly & Fila and Ram - presents Susana|15: a celebration of her career and an ode to the vocal trance genre. The event will take place in The Netherlands on November 9th 2019 at Poppodium P60 (Amstelveen).
Thanks for letting us throw some ‘Confirm Humanity’-sized questions at you, Mark – let’s talk!
Winter is long, spring seems shorter by the year, but what’s important right now is that summer looks pretty much eternal! Yup, we’ve reached the time of year where all eyes hearts, minds (and everything else of importance!) turn to face the sun.
For this week's vlog Twan from Muzikxpress sat down with DJ / producer Mark Sherry, to talk with him about the track "Operation Blade (Bass In The Place...)"; a hard trance / acid classic Mark did back in 2000 under the project name "Public Domain".
For the sake of the good old times, Luminosity will host a very special intimate event at the beloved venue Beachclub Fuel in Bloemendaal!
Taking place at the International Music Summit (IMS Ibiza) 2019, it was highlighted that UK festivals produce 23,500 tonnes of waste with audiences consuming 10 million plastic bottles per year. Key music industry members met to discuss the reduction of single-use plastics within the industry.
From his ‘Skygarden’ debut to this March’s ‘Bexley Square’, Daxson’s been making the loud & clear case for tenacious trance for several years now. The alias/brainchild and now primary studio outlet for Manchester-based producer Dan Dobson, his work on Coldharbour has delivered an impossible-to-miss broadside to tougher clubfloors.
Trance luminary Sander van Doorn is back with a brand-new single via his Purple Haze alter ego. ‘We Come In Peace’, his sensational collaboration with Colombian producer KhoMha, is out now via Armind.
Rob Stevenson has been in the trance scene for over a decade now, mainly under the guise of Activa. He has released countless tracks that stand up only too well to the test of time today. We wanted to take some time to get in the head of the prolific entity and see what he is all about.
In this week's vlog you'll see Twan van Loon from Muzikxpress doing a depth interview with Ferry Corsten, about the track "Gouryella" (which came out exactly 20 years ago!), the history of the Gouryella project and the collaboration with Tiësto, the brand new Gouryella track "Surga", some System F stuff, Ferry's UNITY project, Stillpoint and more!
The briefest of glances outside your window will tell you all you need to know on the ‘is spring/isn’t spring here?’ question. Should you still need convincing however, here’s Markus Schulz to make it empirical. Out of the dark, into the light, through his annual Global DJ Broadcast In Bloom show, spring mainlines.
After his ‘Buenos Aires’ inaugural popped Afterdark’s mixcomp cherry last August, the spring of 2019 sees label honcho Sneijder ready for a second drop. Doubling down, the album expands to two discs and finds Afterdark bringing the sound of the underground to Los Angeles.
Laurent Véronnez, one of Belgium’s iconic underground dance music gurus, celebrates 20 years of Airwave this year. For this occasion he already released the 'Airwave 20 years' album and the 'Progressive Reworks' version of it.