Above & Beyond and Armin van Buuren thrill fans with long-awaited first-ever collab

Above & Beyond and Armin van Buuren thrill fans with long-awaited first-ever collab

For so many years, fans have been dreaming of a legendary link-up between Above & Beyond and Armin van Buuren, and that moment has finally arrived today.
Written by Remco on 4 March 2019 in Releases. Comments: 0

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Driftmoon live at Epic Prague, remember the night?

Driftmoon live at Epic Prague, remember the night?

“Yep, there’s always gotta be something unique in there!” chuckles Juraj Klička. Generally speaking Driftmoon’s passing comment on his approach to albums. More specifically though it’s about ‘Remember The Night’ - his just-announced third collection.
Written by Remco on 2 March 2019 in Releases. Comments: 0

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Degenerate Records turns towards the future with a complete rebrand as well as a clever new name

Degenerate Records turns towards the future with a complete rebrand as well as a clever new name

In a surprising move, and after developing his relatively new label “Degenerate Records” over the last couple of years, Sean Tyas is now looking to change things up and break away from the darker side to fully embrace every aspect of why the trance world noticed him in the first place.
Written by Remco on 1 March 2019 in News. Comments: 3

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Masterclass week sparks titanic collaboration between Ørjan Nilsen, Dennis Sheperd, Nifra and Estiva

Masterclass week sparks titanic collaboration between Ørjan Nilsen, Dennis Sheperd, Nifra and Estiva

When several of Progressive Trance’s finest artists get together to teach electronic music production, great things are bound to happen.
Written by Remco on 28 February 2019 in Releases. Comments: 0

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Will Atkinson's remix captures JES's 'Imagination'

Will Atkinson's remix captures JES's 'Imagination'

Seeing the light in 2008, ‘Imagination’ was amongst the first post-‘Rush Comes’ solo material from the now universally renowned artist, JES. Originally remixed for clubfloors by Tiësto, Kaskade and others, the track spearheaded a monster solo breakout for the American singer, swiftly hitting the #1 spot on Billboard’s Dance Airplay chart.
Written by Remco on 26 February 2019 in Releases. Comments: 0

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Armin van Buuren lifts fans higher with 'A State Of Trance 900 (The Official Album)'

Armin van Buuren lifts fans higher with 'A State Of Trance 900 (The Official Album)'

One day prior to the kick-off of the ‘A State Of Trance 900’ world tour, fans from all over the world have been offered a taste of the impending ASOT 900 madness.
Written by Remco on 25 February 2019 in Releases. Comments: 0

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ASOT 900 takes over Utrecht with record-breaking festival

ASOT 900 takes over Utrecht with record-breaking festival

Over 35,000 trance lovers from more than 100 countries were in attendance at Utrecht’s Jaarbeurs venue on Saturday night as global dance event organizer ALDA hosted a night that was brimming with an electric atmosphere, surprises and magical moments, at A State Of Trance 900. The event broke multiple records with it selling out 7 weeks in advance.
Written by Remco on 24 February 2019 in Events. Comments: 0

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A message to Airbase fans

A message to Airbase fans

Hello all, Jezper here. It’s been a while. If you keep track of my work, you’ve surely noticed that I’ve slowed down my output considerably over the past couple of years. I thought I’d let you in on why, my way of thinking and what the future holds.
Written by Remco on 23 February 2019 in News. Comments: 2

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Key4050 release documentary

Key4050 release documentary

Number of Key4050 tracks in the public domain in December 2018: zero. Number by February of this year… 32. How so? Well, in one form or another, they’ve been in production for sixteen years.
Written by Remco on 22 February 2019 in Releases. Comments: 0

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TrancePodium Awards 2018 Results!

TrancePodium Awards 2018 Results!

After giving it a very long thought, TrancePodium sadly had to decide that we will no longer be able to organize the TrancePodium Awards. In the past 10 years we've seen it grow from 25 voters in 2008 to almost 1,100 this year. We'd like to thank everybody who voted and promoted our awards over the years and helped us making it what it is today.
Written by Remco on 21 February 2019 in Site News & Announcements. Comments: 8

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The story behind 'Carlos - The Silmarillia' with Carlo Resoort

The story behind 'Carlos - The Silmarillia' with Carlo Resoort

In 1997 Dutch producers Carlo Resoort (also known from 4 Strings) and Piet Bervoets (also known from Rank 1) teamed up for the trance classic "The Silmarillia", which came out via the Basic Beat Recordings' sublabel "Karma" under the project name "Carlos".
Written by Remco on 20 February 2019 in Interviews. Comments: 1

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SHINE Ibiza reveals season 2 dates & line-up

SHINE Ibiza reveals season 2 dates & line-up

Paul van Dyk-headlined Ibiza night flies in host of trance heat for 2019's 11 show run. Aly & Fila, Menno de Jong, Cosmic Gate, Giuseppe Ottaviani, Alex M.O.R.P.H., John O'Callaghan, John 00 Fleming, Bryan Kearney and Jordan Suckley amongst those set to appear.
Written by Remco on 18 February 2019 in Events. Comments: 2

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Darude drops first of three possible Eurovision Song Contest entries: 'Release Me'

Darude drops first of three possible Eurovision Song Contest entries: 'Release Me'

Shortly after accepting the invitation to represent Finland at Eurovision Song Contest 2019, multi-platinum-selling, award-winning DJ/producer Darude has launched the first of three possible entries for the globally renowned song contest.
Written by Remco on 16 February 2019 in Releases. Comments: 0

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Menno de Jong 35th Birthday UNHCR Fundraiser

Menno de Jong 35th Birthday UNHCR Fundraiser

About five years ago when Menno de Jong turned thirty he organized a small charity event in Amsterdam and played an extended classics set to raise funds for kids with cancer. Finding himself half a decade older and wiser Menno thought it was the right time to do something to give back to the world again.
Written by Remco on 14 February 2019 in Events. Comments: 0

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Cosmic Gate & Forêt - Need To Feel Loved, next vanguard release from upcoming album

Cosmic Gate & Forêt - Need To Feel Loved, next vanguard release from upcoming album

The closing days of 2018 saw Cosmic Gate break news of sweeping plans to commemorate 20 years of artistic partnership. Now, following Ilan Bluestone’s reworking of the Emma Hewitt-sung classic ‘Be Your Sound’, Cosmic Gate deliver their next LP trailblazer.
Written by Remco on 12 February 2019 in Releases. Comments: 0

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