Take a plunge into the Moscow River with Giuseppe Ottaviani!

Take a plunge into the Moscow River with Giuseppe Ottaviani!

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.
Written by Remco on 16 December 2019 in Releases. Comments: 1

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Christmas ‘Spirit’ reimagined by Solarstone & Activa

Christmas ‘Spirit’ reimagined by Solarstone & Activa

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!
Written by Remco on 13 December 2019 in Releases. Comments: 0

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SHINE-time Berlin! Paul van Dyk reveals details of first hometown SHINE event

SHINE-time Berlin! Paul van Dyk reveals details of first hometown SHINE event

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.
Written by Remco on 11 December 2019 in Events. Comments: 0

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Davey Asprey and Evan Henzi deliver soaring trance anthem: 'ALIEN'

Davey Asprey and Evan Henzi deliver soaring trance anthem: 'ALIEN'

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.
Written by Remco on 9 December 2019 in Releases. Comments: 0

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Markus Schulz released extended versions of his ISOS 15 singles

Markus Schulz released extended versions of his ISOS 15 singles

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.
Written by Remco on 8 December 2019 in Releases. Comments: 0

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The story behind 'Flaming June' with BT

The story behind 'Flaming June' with BT

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.
Written by Remco on 5 December 2019 in Interviews. Comments: 1

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Pulsar Recordings presents its 300th release by the label founder, Nicholas Antony

Pulsar Recordings presents its 300th release by the label founder, Nicholas Antony

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!
Written by Remco on 3 December 2019 in Releases. Comments: 0

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Armin van Buuren drops anthem for A State Of Trance 950: 'Let The Music Guide You'

Armin van Buuren drops anthem for A State Of Trance 950: 'Let The Music Guide You'

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’.
Written by Remco on 1 December 2019 in Releases. Comments: 0

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Euphonic Records celebrates 300 releases with 'Euphonic 300' mixed by Kyau & Albert

Euphonic Records celebrates 300 releases with 'Euphonic 300' mixed by Kyau & Albert

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.
Written by Remco on 29 November 2019 in Releases. Comments: 0

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Jordan Suckley presents Tech and Prog alias Chester Cat

Jordan Suckley presents Tech and Prog alias Chester Cat

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.
Written by Remco on 28 November 2019 in Releases. Comments: 0

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The story behind 'Follow Me' with Lange

The story behind 'Follow Me' with Lange

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". 
Written by Remco on 27 November 2019 in Interviews. Comments: 0

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FSOE Wonder Of The Year 2019

FSOE Wonder Of The Year 2019

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!
Written by Remco on 26 November 2019 in News. Comments: 1

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Solarstone presents Pure Trance Vol. 8, mixed by Solarstone & Activa

Solarstone presents Pure Trance Vol. 8, mixed by Solarstone & Activa

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.
Written by Remco on 23 November 2019 in Releases. Comments: 0

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Armin van Buuren announces new 'This Is Me' date following triple sell-out

Armin van Buuren announces new 'This Is Me' date following triple sell-out

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.
Written by Remco on 22 November 2019 in Events. Comments: 0

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'Through My Eyes', Christina Novelli's own vision of her music

'Through My Eyes', Christina Novelli's own vision of her music

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.
Written by Remco on 21 November 2019 in Releases. Comments: 0

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