Armada University and Rodg launch brand-new contest

Armada University and Rodg launch brand-new contest

Hot on the heels of a particularly popular contest with Norwegian dance music icon Ørjan Nilsen, none other than Statement! regular and Progressive Trance trailblazer Rodg takes over the reins to launch a similar contest on Armada University, the new producer platform operating under the wing of Amsterdam-based record label Armada Music.
Written by Remco on 2 January 2019 in News. Comments: 0

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Paul van Dyk joins SHINE Ibiza for season 2

Paul van Dyk joins SHINE Ibiza for season 2

Hot off the back of the freshly-released ‘Music Rescues Me’ album, Paul van Dyk has more good news for fans today. Having enjoyed a highly successful 11-week debut run, The Supernova Group confirmed that Paul van Dyk will be joining the SHINE family for another season in 2019.
Written by Remco on 30 December 2018 in Events. Comments: 0

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The TrancePodium Podcast 040 with Alexander Popov & Stettiner

The TrancePodium Podcast 040 with Alexander Popov & Stettiner

Recently Alexander Popov released his 2nd artist album called 'Intention'. To celebrate this release we dedicated The TrancePodium Podcast 040 to it. Alexander made a beautiful mix with the highlight of that album. The 2nd mix is coming from forum member Stettiner.
Written by Remco on 29 December 2018 in Site News & Announcements. Comments: 2

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The Gallery 2019 Opening Party: Menno Solo

The Gallery 2019 Opening Party: Menno Solo

We’re back with a BIG one for January 4th, as MENNO DE JONG makes his first appearance at Ministry of Sound in two years. So to celebrate opening our account for 2019, Menno will perform ALL NIGHT LONG for an inaugural occasion at The Gallery – giving opportunity to expertly guide his performance towards those punchier BPM levels.
Written by Remco on 28 December 2018 in Events. Comments: 0

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Cosmic Gate - 20 Years: Forward Ever, Backward Never

Cosmic Gate - 20 Years: Forward Ever, Backward Never

In 2019 Cosmic Gate will mark a milestone: twenty successive years of music-making union. It’s a period that has given rise to dozens of club classics, genre-shaping hits & outright anthems, 50+ career remixes and 8 (soon to be 9) albums.
Written by Remco on 27 December 2018 in Releases. Comments: 0

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Omnia feat. Robin Vane - Guide You Home

Omnia feat. Robin Vane - Guide You Home

Omnia is back with a stellar track to finish off 2018 - ‘Guide You Home’ will be the first track released on his own label ‘Omnia HQ’ which has just been launched.
Written by Remco on 24 December 2018 in Releases. Comments: 0

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The story behind "La Guitarra" with Ørjan Nilsen

The story behind "La Guitarra" with Ørjan Nilsen

In this week's vlog you will see the interview Twan van Loon from Muzikxpress did with Ørjan Nilsen, where they talk about his beautiful track "La Guitarra", which is a tribute to his late brother Ernst Ove Nilsen.
Written by Remco on 22 December 2018 in Interviews. Comments: 0

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Kyau & Albert's 6th studio album 'Neverlost'

Kyau & Albert's 6th studio album 'Neverlost'

Creative team Ralph Kyau & Steven Albert, Euphonic Records founders and label mates professionally known as Kyau & Albert, are no strangers to the electronic dance music empire.
Written by Remco on 20 December 2018 in Releases. Comments: 0

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Cosmic Gate receive first GRAMMY nomination

Cosmic Gate receive first GRAMMY nomination

With this month’s announcement of its nominations, Cosmic Gate were delighted to receive their first nod in the GRAMMY awards. Amongst the five remixes judged by the institution’s illustrious panel to be the best of the last twelve months was Cosmic Gate’s expansion of Gabriel & Dresden’s ‘Only Road’.
Written by Remco on 18 December 2018 in News. Comments: 0

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'The Track That...' with Daniel Wanrooy

'The Track That...' with Daniel Wanrooy

Producing since 2002 and known for tracks like Ocean Terrace and Bangalore which featured on the ISOS series, Technophobia, Different Day, Different Light and many others. Or for his ITWT 014 mix compilation. He's been on fire lately again and that's why the 27th episode of our exclusive 'The Track That'-series is with Daniel Wanrooy!
Written by Remco on 17 December 2018 in Interviews. Comments: 0

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Armin van Buuren - A State Of Trance Year Mix 2018

Armin van Buuren - A State Of Trance Year Mix 2018

It’s almost impossible to put into words just how amazing the year of 2018 has been for A State Of Trance and Trance music as a whole. After drawing over 70 million listeners to the live broadcast of the previous year mix...
Written by Remco on 16 December 2018 in Releases. Comments: 0

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Grotesque 350 mixed by RAM, Alex M.O.R.P.H. & Alex Di Stefano

Grotesque 350 mixed by RAM, Alex M.O.R.P.H. & Alex Di Stefano

Where else can you find a Brazilian-style carnival in Europe in the thick of December and (just to hedge our bets!) taking place in a former grain silo?!! Yes indeed, in a riotous blaze of colour, clamour and glamour Grotesque’s year-sign-off fiestas its way back into Rotterdam’s Maassilo complex this month.
Written by Remco on 14 December 2018 in Releases. Comments: 0

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Pavel Khvaleev - 'Sonder' - The album

Pavel Khvaleev - 'Sonder' - The album

This December will see the release of ‘Sonder’ – the sophomore solo LP from Moonbeam founder Pavel Khvaleev. Following his 2017’s ‘Rebirth’ debut, ‘Sonder’ is a continuation of effectively his life’s work: breaking down the barrier between what we hear and what we see.
Written by Remco on 13 December 2018 in Releases. Comments: 0

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The story behind "Chicane - Offshore" with Nick Bracegirdle

The story behind "Chicane - Offshore" with Nick Bracegirdle

For this week's vlog Twan van Loon from Muzikxpress sat down with Nick Bracegirdle a.k.a. Chicane, about his trance classic "Offshore", his new artist album "The Place You Can't Remember, The Place You Can't Forget", his "Sun:Sets" radio show and more!
Written by Remco on 10 December 2018 in Interviews. Comments: 0

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Giuseppe Ottaviani feat. Clara Yates - Why

Giuseppe Ottaviani feat. Clara Yates - Why

There are few absolute certainties in life. Night does indeed follow day, autumn makes way for winter, trance is eternal and – in no way coincidental - another Giuseppe Ottaviani floor-rapturer is only ever around the corner. A man who hasn’t broken his production stride in a dozen+ years has had another nonstop 365 of it in 2018.
Written by Remco on 8 December 2018 in Releases. Comments: 0

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