For those of us who were into dance music back in the mid-00s, there are several tracks that we remember being everywhere. We couldn’t go to the gym or shopping for clothes without hearing them. Every time we went to the Virgin Megastore when we went to the Dance section we would find compilation CDs and those songs were there too.
It took a shade under 30 months for Pure Progressive to rock past its 100th release. That was time enough for the label to bring music from near enough every prog operator of note through its doors and onto floors. Barone, O’Glue, Saint-Jules, Schossow, Driftmoon, label honch Solarstone (naturally) - you name ‘em, they’ve all received their PP pin.
Giuseppe Ottaviani is gifting us with an amazing track yet again! ‘Till We Meet Again’ is filled with soaring synths and beautiful harmonies.
The tech-trance aficionado returns to home soil with his first solo single since Confirm Humanity.
With 'Ocean Drive' still going strong, gaining support from a wide range of DJs, the Dutch duo Disfunktion return to Avanti once again, teaming up with labelmanager Kris O'Neil for the cheeky collaboration 'Stemmen'.
"I Won't Let You Fall" was one of the most hotly anticipated tracks on Aly & Fila's "It's All About The Melody" album. With the Uplifting Mix receiving worldwide support from fans and DJs alike, the Original Mix has become one of the most requested tracks in their sets.
This July, W&W will mark their first performance for a live audience since the COVID-19 pandemic enforced a halt in events around the globe. On 11 July, W&W are set to perform their first Rave Culture show of 2020 live in Germany at the Lanxess Arena, Cologne to a very limited audience of 1400 lucky fans.
Cenk Basaran is back with another classy 2 track EP of smooth-as-silk techno.
Jonas Steur is a Belgium based DJ and producer. He’s known for trance tracks such as “Tales From The South”, “Travels”, “Red Shores” and “Flow”, which all came out under his alias Estuera. But he also produced several tracks under his own name Jonas Steur.
‘Mo Chara’ is a track about friendship and comradery by Ferry Corsten and Ciaran McAuley. ‘Mo Chara’ shines hope and light into the darker days.
Daniel Wanrooy, fresh founder of Elpida Music starts the label with his Once In A Lifetime.
Journey north out of Perth and you’ll find a post-gig need-to-see rep with DJs travelling out that way. Don’t let that title fool you though, as this place delivers profound experiences of a less-simian and more dolphin-communing variety. Ones profound enough too it seems for Solarstone to tag his latest track with it.
Let’s clap this man in please! Having spent the last few years really crafting his sound and his ever growing UV imprint, Paul Thomas teams up with the absolute legend Mr. V to showcase what can only be described as a #REALPROG anthem on Zerothree Recordings.
Hailing from Glasgow in Scotland, the production duo Smith & Brown have been steadily gathering speed over the last 2 years - with releases on FSOE Clandestine, Nocturnal Knights, Pure Trance, Grotesque.. and now Twilight!
Resting in that hard to define space between cool and commercial, this new mix seems sure to find its way onto mainstream dance radio and terrace sets this summer.