When is an artist album not exactly an artist album? When, for that matter, is a mixcomp by no means a straight-forward mixcomp!? Well, for one, when Subculture does them! For their upcoming long-player, the label has rolled the central elements from both mediums into one compelling collection, meaningfully and …Read More »
Goes without saying (but we’ll do it anyway!) that together, PvD & Mr M.O.R.P.H. have proved themselves the most potent of studio forces. In 2016 ‘We Are’ enjoyed a record-busting four-week run at the top of the Beatport trance chart and now the two German legends are back with a …Read More »
South Africa’s best trance export – Lostly – announces a new album! And you can win a copy and exclusive merchandise!
Outburst Records introduces their new album concept ‘Spotlight’ that will shine a light on some of their most prolific artists… and show the world their full musical potential! First to the stage, and spotlight, truly flexing his trance muscles is the uber-talented Lostly, who’s prepared an artist album for us of epic …Read More »
Cosmic Gate Is Ready With ‘Wake Your Mind Sessions 003’ This March + New Single ‘If Not Now’ w/JES Out Now!
With matters ‘Materia’ to attend to, Cosmic Gate’s ‘Wake Your Mind Sessions’ series went on hiatus last year. Absence, as they say, only makes the heart grow fonder and today the news those left bereft in ‘17 wanted, nay needed to hear… ‘WYMS’s back, baby!! Reinstated to its traditional …Read More »
Achieving big through his solo ‘Higher State’ release and the show-stopping PvD team-up ‘Together Forever’, Pierre Pienaar ranked up last year. When it comes to his first of 2018 – well title-wise, everyone’s favourite Namibian-based trance merchant came within a whisker of having us foxed! If you imagined his newie …Read More »
Into 2018, and Paul Oakenfold maintains the singles pressure built by the likes of last year’s ‘Dreamstate Theme’, ‘Amnesia’, & ‘Deep Space’. Never one to let the artistic grass grow under his feet, ‘Love Escape’ sees him pivot again, with a more contemporary house themed/song-based cut. To give voice to …Read More »
So, let’s take stock… So far this January VANDIT have served you ‘Summer Love Story’ from Alex M.O.R.P.H. (“heartening elevation” echoed EDMSauce) and Talla 2XLC’s every-bit-as-thrilling ‘The Time Is Now’. Two trance legends were promptly followed by comparatively newer talent in the form of Mohamed Bahi, with his ‘Hope For …Read More »
From here… to way, way up there, few could miss Cold Blue’s ascension last year. Trance apprenticeship served, throughout 2017 his studio went into overdrive, delivering a release convoy for heavy-hitters including Subculture, Kearnage, Pure Trance, FSOE and Damaged. With a hard drive full of release-primed audio, a co-mixing slot …Read More »
Had it somehow escaped your attention, of late Grotesque has been in overdrive. Within just the last month alone the label side of RAM’s marque has notched up a hat-trick of Beatport #1s. Their events arm meanwhile have just brought word of a 2018 international expansion, with Grotesque shows confirmed …Read More »
Subculture caps off its anthem-packed 2017 run by welcoming Mr. Ottaviani back to its ranks. As with his ‘Crossing Lights’ production for the label back in 2015, the Italian’s gone way, way off his traditional reservation. The result? Well ‘Legacy’ is every bit as surprising as it is spectacular! When …Read More »