1. Altair

    Ordinary People (The Lords & Ladies of Shamballa) - Mahatma [1996]

    In the mid-late nineties, Marc Mitchell was ON FIRE. He made numerous incredible examples of the "trance epic" - long playing tracks with clear evolving movements - under names like Sunday Club and Human Movement. This one-off is probably his most obscure (the label only existed for this one...
  2. Altair

    DuMonde - Never Look Back [2001]

    "Hard trance" at its BEST. I'm curious to ask any German-speakers what the phrase is that the vocalist whispers throughout the track (and then sings over the chorus). Never been able to find that in the official lyrics online, and it doesn't seem to be a German translation of the English...
  3. Altair

    Altair - Wild and Free [2019]

    This is a track that I once posted on the old forum, so I thought I'd repost it here too. Was something originally inspired by a pirated Kesha vocal stem (from which I synthesized the pad sounds), and which I sat on for about three years before I buckled down and finished it. At one point an old...
  4. Altair

    Global Warming - Surrender [2007]

    A little-known cut from 2007, but one that goes very hard IMO. I first encountered this in high school (late 2009-early 2010) on a long-since defunct YouTube channel that posted obscure trance with space art. Many years later I made my own album art for it (using an artwork I found on...
  5. Uplifted

    Will Rees ft. Tara Greene - Spiralling [Subculture]

    It's been 10 years since I've discovered Will Rees in 2013, and he still is on fire. I rarely enjoy any vocal trance these days, but this one is pretty epic. As always, his melodies are out of this world \o/ Will Rees ft. Tara Greene - Spiralling (starting from 38:07) + slowed down version...
  6. Uplifted

    OUT PROJECT DINO - Music from Where We Go To (Artist Album)

    I've just encountered this album from a new name for me - Dino Biedermann aka Project Dino. Mr. Ricky aka The Digital Blonde sent it to me and said "It's not me", lol. The first track in this album definitely reminds me of him, it's really amazing. Other tracks from the album are not too...
  7. Trance-M

    Lisaya - Aftermath [Lisaya Music]

    After several recent chill out releases under his Roan Portman alias together with the spoken word musician Shane Beck (poet), Dutch producer Lisaya now released a new uplifting trance track. As he's also 3D artist making videos with Unreal he now made a video using AI, more details in the...
  8. Altair

    John Dopping - Words in Colour [2014]

    One of the most energetic melodies I've ever heard in a trance track; the climax of this just keeps going hard far longer than it needs to and I love it for that. A perfect number for raving in the dark, and I hope I can be a DJ who drops this live in just such a context one day.
  9. Altair

    Lolo - Sunset [2002]

    Trance from the heart. There was also an ambient mix from Adrien Aubrun in 2008: And I made my own custom artwork a number of years ago:
  10. Altair

    Ultimate - If We Were [2013]

    All of this guy's stuff sounded essentially the same, but he had a great, spacey style, and in this case the melody was equally spacey. Really great tune for dancing under the stars ✨
  11. Altair

    Shogun - Space Odyssey [2011]

    Say what you will about this artist, but IMO the uplifting tracks released under his name that were almost certainly ghosted by Beat Service during 2010-12 were some of the best examples of trance 2.0, and of those this probably takes the cake. SO many goosebumps during that breakdown and build...
  12. Altair

    Altair - Frozen Fire

    This is my first fully original track in almost four years, and the first I made using all four of my hardware synthesizers. My favourite music always elicits certain environments in my head, so I aimed to capture more or less the same that's in the artwork. I also went for some Jon Hopkins...
  13. No Return

    Ronksi Speed - E.O.S (+ Positive Ways Mix) [2004]

    In my opinion it's the Positive Ways remix that shines the brightest. It has a more relaxed spirit but still brings the emotion. It's an amazing track. Positive Ways Mix Original Mix
  14. Magnevi

    OUT Aerium pres. Avalon 62 - Yura (Incl. Magnevi Remix) [Legacy Of Trance]

    Today the brandnew Aerium (@jetflag) single is released on Legacy Of Trance Recordings. You might know him mostly for his ambient and tasteful downtempo trance music, but he also creates some great uplifting under his Avalon 62 moniker. And here is his new one! On the digital b-side you'll...
  15. D

    Ferry Tayle & Static Blue - Trapeze [2010]

    The original is my preferred version. A stunning track that delivers melody, emotion and a breakdown to die for. Uplifting yet tinged with sadness, this track is one of the best in class from an era when Enhanced was prolific. Original Daniel Kandi’s Emotional Remix Arty Remix
  16. BS_BlackScout

    OUT Craig Connelly feat. Tara Louise - Time Machine (Extended Mix) [Blackhole Recordings]

    Reminds me of Sirens of The Sea... Awesome track though
  17. Uplifted

    Reconceal & Andy Blueman - The World To Come (incl. Remixes) [2009]

    Perceptive has always been one of my favourite uplifting trance labels in terms of emotional intensity. Labels like these which are always supporting little-known artists and releasing these underground gems are always in my priority - too bad they usually don't last long... Andy Blueman mix...
  18. flund

    OUT Flund - Too Far Away [Yeiskomp Records]

    Shameless self promotion-alert! I produced this track for my better half as we're in different countries, and thus can't see each other due to the current situation. I hope it brings some joy to your speakers :) Exclusive date (Beatport): 08.11.2020 Release date (All Stores): 22.11.2020
  19. Hensmon

    A.M. - Arise (Hammer & Funabashi Remix) [2006]

    For whatever reason, its the most played Trance track in my library. ISOS 5 Memories. Was there even an original mix? I have no idea. What a beautiful, emotional and uplifting track. Hammer & Funabashi Remix
  20. Magdelayna

    OUT Magdelayna - Anthology II (2020 Artist Album) [Bandcamp]

    LINK >> Anthology II (Artist Album), by Magdelayna Tracklist :: 01 The Ashen Light Of Venus 02 Sunset On San Antonio 03 Tears For Adagio (Club Mix) 04 98 Returning 05 Rings Of Saturn (2019 Remake) 06 Stasis 07 Dark Atoms 08 The Voyage To Neptune