Giuseppe Ottaviani has not been kidding around this year. 1 conceptually innovative album, 9 single releases and gigs whose count is pushing triple digits have all been worked into the 365 of his 2019. In fact better make that 10 singles, as the Italian’s about to sign the year off with his first post-‘Evolver’ album material.
How does Solarstone follow the month that saw the release of his landmark ‘3’ album, the ‘One’ LP boxset and ‘Pure Trance Vol. 8’!? Well, no more aptly or fitting a way than through the singling out of his first co-production union with ‘Pure Trance Vol. 8’s co-mixer, Activa!
Paul van Dyk. SHINE. Berlin! If the question you’re asking right now is ‘how hasn’t this happened already!?!’, well, we hear ya! Having shone over Belgium’s Tomorrowland, Amsterdam’s ADE and - for two seasons now – Ibiza, SHINE’s set to rock another European club-hub.
Still buzzing from the success of smash hits such as ‘Aftermath’, ‘Allies’, ‘Sirens’ and the stadium-quivering ‘A.D.D.A’ (with Artento Divini), Davey Asprey jumped up to deliver another slam dunk today. Together with vocalist Evan Henzi, Davey unleashed ‘ALIEN’ onto Armin van Buuren’s ASOT label, sending Trance fans worldwide into raptures.
With his second helming of an ‘In Search Of Sunrise’ complete and on full release, the next few weeks will see Markus Schulz place the spotlight on the music he purpose built for the album. Over successive Fridays the club-expanded versions of ‘Sunrise Over The Bay’, ‘Bells Of Planaxis’ and the Talla teaming ‘Mainhattan’ will dawn.
Twan from Muzikxpress sat down with legendary Grammy Nominated composer / producer BT. He spoke to him about his track 'Flaming June', a beautiful production he did back in the year 1997, which is now considered as one of the most well known trance classics ever.
Back in 2011 we covered the news that DJ/Producer Nicholas Antony founded Pulsar Recordings. Now, eight years later, Pulsar reached the milestone of 300 releases!
It has gotten fans buzzing with excitement ever since the initial announcement during Amsterdam Dance Event 2019, and it has finally arrived today: the official anthem for A State Of Trance 950, ‘Let The Music Guide You’.
Euphonic's concept has always been geared towards quality over quantity. So it's taken almost 23 years to go from Euphonic catalogue number 1 to number 300! The Euphonic 300 album is compiled and mixed by label heads Kyau & Albert.
Never one to stop experimenting or collaborating with industry veterans such as Paul van Dyk, Ferry Corsten & Paul Oakenfold, British export Jordan Suckley is adding to his melting pot of sounds once again; with the sole purpose of distilling his own blend of Techno & Progressive records to supplement his main stage sets.
In the year 2000 Stuart Langelaan a.k.a. Lange teamed up with The Morrighan for the trance classic "Follow Me". Which means that it is turning 20 very soon, so... a good reason for Twan from Muzikxpress to sit down with him to ask him about the story behind "Follow Me".
It's that time again! For the 4th executive year in a row, Trance Podium proudly presents the official FSOE Wonder Of The Year 2019 poll!
When the first Pure Trance album was released, the genre’s landscape was a remarkably different. Nefarious hands had again been at work, cynically drip-feeding poppy-pollutants into trance’s system. Inorganic quick-hit sugar highs that threatened its otherwise rich ecosystem, someone had to stand up, blow the whistle and become the countermeasure.
After selling out his first three dates at Amsterdam’s Ziggo Dome, Armin van Buuren has announced an additional ‘This Is Me’ show, set to take place on Saturday 23 May.
Think you know Christina Novelli? Well, you do… but not nearly as well as you’re about to! The penultimate month of 2019 sees the release of a longplayer that dispenses with the ‘featurings’, ‘&s’ and ‘withs’ and places her work centrestage under a single-beam-spotlight.