Dennis Sheperd releases the 1st great album of 2021: Find The Sunrise

Dennis Sheperd releases the 1st great album of 2021: Find The Sunrise

A fair amount is made in music’s realm of ‘the personal album’. In truth though all artist albums are inherently personal - the only distinction being to what degree. By his own acknowledgement, Dennis wrote his third longform predominantly for fans, but also - in part – for himself.
Written by Remco on 11 January 2021 in Releases. Comments: 0

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John O'Callaghan feat. Sarah Howells – Find Your Self (Scorz Remix)

John O'Callaghan feat. Sarah Howells – Find Your Self (Scorz Remix)

Armada Music discovered Scorz in their demo box and he is up and coming and ready to battle. Showing that again with his remix of this timeless classic.
Written by Remco on 9 January 2021 in Releases. Comments: 0

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The story behind 'Dance 2 Trance - Power Of American Natives' with Jam El Mar

The story behind 'Dance 2 Trance - Power Of American Natives' with Jam El Mar

Dance 2 Trance was a project from Rolf Ellmer a.k.a. Jam El Mar, together with Dag Lerner a.k.a. DJ Dag. In the year 1990 the very first ever Dance 2 Trance record got released; a 2 track vinyl with the song 'Dance 2 Trance' on side A and 'We Came In Peace' on side B.
Written by Remco on 5 January 2021 in Interviews. Comments: 0

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Dennis Sheperd x EKE - Playing With Fire

Dennis Sheperd x EKE - Playing With Fire

The final single action ahead of the January 2021 release of ‘Find The Sunrise’ – Dennis Sheperd’s third studio album - sees the German producer ‘Playing With Fire’. Created in concert with Dutch singer/songwriter Eke (who previously worked with Ruben de Ronde and others), the track was sparked over musings between the pair on relationships past.
Written by Remco on 30 December 2020 in Releases. Comments: 0

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The story behind 'Drax - Amphetamine' with Thomas P. Heckmann

The story behind 'Drax - Amphetamine' with Thomas P. Heckmann

Thomas P. Heckmann is a DJ and producer from Mainz in Germany. He's the founder of the label Trope Recordings and he's also responsible for acts such as Exit 100, Knarz, Silent Breed, Electro Nation, Age and of course Drax.
Written by Remco on 28 December 2020 in Interviews. Comments: 0

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Pavel Khvaleev presents PARAFRAME & Abra Taylor - Sappho Blend

Pavel Khvaleev presents PARAFRAME & Abra Taylor - Sappho Blend

PARAFRAME is the new artist designate from writer, director, producer, composer & consummate artistic all-rounder, Pavel Khvaleev. In its original forms, PARAFRAME releases consciously uncouple from the club, refocusing instead on other electronic music quarters.
Written by Remco on 27 December 2020 in Releases. Comments: 0

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Christina Novelli - Numb (Extended & Bobina Remixes)

Christina Novelli - Numb (Extended & Bobina Remixes)

‘Numb’ is the final act in the single-saga birthed by ‘Through My Eyes’ - Christina Novelli’s outstanding, acoustically-based 2019 album. Again it puts into the sharpest focus the singer’s ability to draw from deep within and - filter-free - express her innermost through word & voice.
Written by Remco on 26 December 2020 in Releases. Comments: 0

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Armin van Buuren releases 7-track 'Euthymia EP'

Armin van Buuren releases 7-track 'Euthymia EP'

Barely a month has passed since Armin van Buuren teamed up with Duncan Laurence and got the world acquainted with ‘Feel Something’, but the five-time #1 DJ in the world isn’t touted as one of dance music’s most prolific acts for nothing.
Written by Remco on 22 December 2020 in Releases. Comments: 0

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Ferry Corsten drafts in fans from around the world to work with him on 'Free'

Ferry Corsten drafts in fans from around the world to work with him on 'Free'

Ferry Corsten started his UNITY project in 2018, with a view of hardening the sense of community praised in the trance world. At the peak of the pandemic, when millions of people were in lockdown, Ferry had an urge to foster a sense of togetherness with his fanbase and find a new way to connect with them through his music.
Written by Remco on 20 December 2020 in Releases. Comments: 0

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Craig Connelly - A Sharper Edge: REDUX

Craig Connelly - A Sharper Edge: REDUX

With a seasonal symmetry so perfect it might even have been planned, Craig Connelly brings a winter REDUX to his summer-released ‘A Sharper Edge’. Drawing to a close the-year-that-was in the most uplifting of ways, through the twin prisms of the remix and his own spinning work he brings new aspects & angles to his much-applauded second longplayer.
Written by Remco on 19 December 2020 in Releases. Comments: 0

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AH.fm End Of The Year Countdown 2020

AH.fm End Of The Year Countdown 2020

The end of the year is approaching fast and that means it's time for the Afterhours.fm countdown! This year's End Of the Year Countdown will start on the 19th of December! The full timetable is here.
Written by Remco on 16 December 2020 in Radio Shows. Comments: 20

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The story behind 'Cygnus X - Superstring' with Matthias Hoffmann

The story behind 'Cygnus X - Superstring' with Matthias Hoffmann

Matthias Hoffmann is a German producer and composer. He is known for projects under names such as Brainchild, Odyssee Of Noises and of course Cygnus X. Back in the year 1990 Matthias started one of the very first ever trance labels in the world, together with Heinz Roth and Sven Väth. The legendary Eye Q Records.
Written by Remco on 14 December 2020 in Interviews. Comments: 2

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Armin van Buuren releases 17th edition of annual year mix: 'A State Of Trance Year Mix 2020'

Armin van Buuren releases 17th edition of annual year mix: 'A State Of Trance Year Mix 2020'

Looking back, one can only emphasize how strange of a year it’s been. The global pandemic helped realize how important it is to look out for one another, that standing together is the only way to make a difference.
Written by Remco on 12 December 2020 in Releases. Comments: 1

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Menno de Jong's last gift to you: a 3 CD Collected Works album

Menno de Jong's last gift to you: a 3 CD Collected Works album

Menno de Jong has been working on something very special during these strange times, something that he felt was missing in order for him to call his career as a Trance DJ and producer complete.
Written by Remco on 10 December 2020 in Releases. Comments: 2

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New holiday track "The Christmas Song" from JES

New holiday track "The Christmas Song" from JES

JES evokes inviting memories of the holiday season, with an updated classic that is the perfect soundtrack for your festive holiday moods this year.
Written by Remco on 8 December 2020 in Releases. Comments: 0

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