Armin van Buuren teams up with renowned street artists for release of seventh artist album: 'Balance'

Armin van Buuren teams up with renowned street artists for release of seventh artist album: 'Balance'

A week after scoring his 18th consecutive Top 5 spot in this year’s DJ Mag Top 100 DJs poll, Armin van Buuren finally unleashed his new album: Balance. To celebrate the release of his 7th artist album, Armin teamed up with three well-known street artists and unveiled three ‘Balance’-themed murals in New York, Mexico City and Amsterdam.
Written by Remco on 27 October 2019 in Releases. Comments: 0

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The story behind 'Jurgen Vries - The Theme' with Darren Tate

The story behind 'Jurgen Vries - The Theme' with Darren Tate

"The Theme" is a production from DJ/producer Darren Tate, which came out under the project name "Jurgen Vries", back in September 2002. This instrumental trance track got picked up by lots of the key DJs back then, plus it even made it to the #13 position of the UK singles chart!
Written by Remco on 26 October 2019 in Interviews. Comments: 1

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Trance Family X Rogue: Two Worlds Unite

Trance Family X Rogue: Two Worlds Unite

TranceFamily X Rogue: Two Worlds Unite stands for a night filled with the greatest of trance, progressive, melodic techno, deep-house and tech-house.
Written by Remco on 24 October 2019 in Events. Comments: 0

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Ørjan Nilsen released highly anticipated album 'The Devil Is In The Detail'

Ørjan Nilsen released highly anticipated album 'The Devil Is In The Detail'

Norwegian trance powerhouse Ørjan Nilsen has officially dropped his highly anticipated fourth studio album The Devil Is In The Detail via Armada Music, available for streaming now.
Written by Remco on 22 October 2019 in Releases. Comments: 0

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ASOT950 theme and first names on lineup  announced at ADE

ASOT950 theme and first names on lineup announced at ADE

The biggest trance festival in the world, A State of Trance (ASOT), has revealed the theme for its highly anticipated ASOT950 Utrecht festival which is set to take place on 15 February 2020 in the Jaarbeurs in Utrecht.
Written by Remco on 20 October 2019 in Events. Comments: 0

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In Search Of Sunrise 15 mixed by Markus Schulz, Jerome Isma-Ae & Orkidea

In Search Of Sunrise 15 mixed by Markus Schulz, Jerome Isma-Ae & Orkidea

Outta-nowhere, last year’s surprise 'Sunrise' caught the scene at large with a classic ‘gotcha’. Cloaked throughout its production, “the greatest trance series of them all” sprang back from the release wilderness. While it’d received a new triple mix reshape, what hadn’t changed was its greatest characteristic: ISOS’s inimitable musical identity.
Written by Remco on 18 October 2019 in Releases. Comments: 1

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The story behind "Love Shines Through" with Chakra

The story behind "Love Shines Through" with Chakra

In 1999, this year exactly 20 years ago, the Chakra track "Love Shines Through" got released. A beautiful trance classic, written and produced by Ricky Simmonds and Steve Jones, with vocals from the hands of Kate Cameron.
Written by Remco on 17 October 2019 in Interviews. Comments: 0

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Interview: Misja Helsloot

Interview: Misja Helsloot

A lot of things have been going on in Misja Helsloot's musical life lately. Reason enough for Trance Podium's Michelle Christiansen to have a chat with Misja about the release of his new artist album on November 8, his special release party, being the new A&R Manager of Grotesque Music and more.
Written by Remco on 15 October 2019 in Interviews. Comments: 0

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Solarstone '...--' & 'One' albums released this November

Solarstone '...--' & 'One' albums released this November

So here we are… and here it is. The culmination of a project that now comprises 27 pieces of music, delivered over a 3-album/4-year arc - all heralded by many a meaningful dot and dash.
Written by Remco on 14 October 2019 in Releases. Comments: 0

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Markus Schulz & Alina Eremia's 'You Light Up The Night' landed with reworks from Richard Durand & Dustin Husain

Markus Schulz & Alina Eremia's 'You Light Up The Night' landed with reworks from Richard Durand & Dustin Husain

Who doesn’t like to finish on a high?! 12 months to the day since ‘We Are The Light’ debuted, Markus Schulz presents the final single action from his seventh album. Following a flood of online appeals, and now (alongside its official video) sporting a deuce of club-bound remixes, ‘Light Up The Night’ does precisely that today!
Written by Remco on 12 October 2019 in Releases. Comments: 0

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It's SHINE-time for Amsterdam Dance Event!

It's SHINE-time for Amsterdam Dance Event!

It has taken all of 18 whip-quick months for the PvD-led SHINE night to establish itself as the new go-to home for pure-form trance lovers. Pulling off its first festival stage this summer at Tomorrowland and having only last month completed a second sell-out run of Ibiza shows, SHINE’s ready to spread its geographical wings again.
Written by Remco on 10 October 2019 in Events. Comments: 0

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'The Track That...' with Robert Nickson

'The Track That...' with Robert Nickson

This month saw the release of Robert Nickson's first longplaying collection, 'Tellurian'. Reason enough to discuss his personal favorite tracks for the 30th episode of TrancePodium's exclusive 'The Track That...' series.
Written by Remco on 9 October 2019 in Interviews. Comments: 2

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Armin van Buuren launches exclusive Escape Room in Amsterdam

Armin van Buuren launches exclusive Escape Room in Amsterdam

With only a few weeks to go until the official release of ‘Balance’, Armin van Buuren has gone the extra mile with an extraordinary, one-of-a-kind experience to celebrate his long-anticipated seventh artist album.
Written by Remco on 7 October 2019 in News. Comments: 0

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The story behind "Spiral" with Robert Nickson

The story behind "Spiral" with Robert Nickson

In 2004 Robert Nickson's debut solo release "Spiral" came out. A beautiful trance track which got released on "A State Of Trance", one of the sub-labels of Armin van Buuren's "Armada Music". The track turns 15 this year and is considered as one of the biggest classics on the ASOT label.
Written by Remco on 6 October 2019 in Interviews. Comments: 1

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The TrancePodium Podcast 046 with EJ & Remy Kalda

The TrancePodium Podcast 046 with EJ & Remy Kalda

After a long summer break, we're back with a new episode of The TrancePodium Podcast. This time we have EJ, the official DJ for Formula E. He's probably the most famous DJ nobody heard of. Only few people even know what country he’s from, but he DJs to crowds around the world and regularly plays to audiences of 20 million people.
Written by Remco on 5 October 2019 in Site News & Announcements. Comments: 1

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