Classic trance (1993-2006) CD compilation series?

Aug 23, 2022
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What are some famous trance compilation series besides the ones listed here? I want to listen to all of them since some have remixes or tracks that never came out on vinyl.

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Not sure what you mean specifically about trance in this context (mostly trance? 80 percent of the comp?). As far as I remember, Trance Europe Express 4 had some breaks in there too.

I'll go with the obvious: Northern Exposure.

Lost Language's first Exhibition CD (maybe even Exhibition II)

The first few from In Trance We Trust maybe? Potentially Distance To Goa?

Edit: derped out and forgot about Dragonfly's Order Odonata. First one goes back to 1994, and the bulk of the releases were from that period. They released two new ones in 2019 and 2023, but that's outside your time frame.
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Before the ASOT compilations, Armin had another compilation series on United Recordings (for which I couldn't find an official name? Discogs lists them as the "Armin van Buuren Series" so I'll stick with that). I got all four of them on CD for my 20th birthday and they were definitely worth the money.
001 - A State of Trance (2000)
002 - Basic Instinct (2001)
003 - In Motion (2001)
004 - Transparance (2002)
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Promo Only Mainstream Club
God's Kitchen
Ministry Of Sound
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The White Disc
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World Of Trance
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