TRANCE NEWS

Trancefam's own "fam" scores release on Sied van Riel's label 'Maple Valley'

Hello Trancefam! Please forgive the nature of this post as it has been flagged editorial because of the obvious self-promotion! Writing about one’s home town is always a bit hard. However, if you listen to ‘Maple Valley’ (out now on Rielism Records) then you will experience the track named after a town I grew up in. The song is a collaboration between XiJaro & Pitch featuring Artifi, including vocals from

Deltawerk

Deltawerk is the newly Amsterdam based project of Pascal Terstappen aka Applescal and Polynation member Hessel Stuut. Together they are releasing their debut full length LP, entitled “Passages”, June 16th through Atomnation. Applescal has to date released on labels including Ghostly International and Traum Schallplatten, while the efforts for his own label Atomnation have seen him welcome music from the likes of Gidge, Weval, David Douglas and Sau Poler. Voted

Trance Pioneer Dies at Age 47

Is this just a dream or are we hearing Robert Miles’ ageless classic ‘Children’ being played from the heavens? Best known for his emotion-evoking melodies, the true king of trance piano has reportedly passed away due to a disease he has been battling. Robert Miles was only 47-years-old, residing in Ibiza where he had spent his last several years devoting his talent and love for music on his radio station, OpenLab.

paul van dyk trance news

With his ensemble single ‘Everyone Needs Love’ still visible in the release rearview, March sees Paul van Dyk swiftly back into the production swing. By contrast to ‘Everyone’ though, new single ‘Touched By Heaven’ finds him in solo, instrumental mode… and reflective, introspective mood. Life is the ultimate inspiration, something that Paul is ever more acutely aware of these days. Following the events that he experienced in February of 2016

pharmacy

Fergie & Sadrian are on a mission, releasing original tracks and remixes across both Pharmacy and Pharmacy Plus at a rapid fire pace. Gravity Bong and Yama had just fallen off the charts when their remix of Vita’s Victorious dropped. Now they are back with an original tech trance banger titled Blow Out with support in from Paul Van Dyk, Alex M.O.R.P.H. and Judge Jules to name a few. Blow

Gabriel and Dresden

Beats Drop Cancer, a 501(c)(3) tax exempt charity, today announced that they will present and host Gabriel & Dresden’s album release party in San Francisco at The Public Works on May 18, 2017. Following the success of a fully funded Kickstarter project in December, trance pioneers Gabriel & Dresden returned to their Oakland studio in early January to begin production of their first NEW album in 10 years. The Official

USC'S OFFICAL TRANCE EVENT IS COMING BACK THIS YEAR

With Future Sound of Egypt taking the stage at the Tacoma Dome late last March and Above & Beyond: Group Therapy 250 throwing its first two-day outdoor escapade at The Gorge Amphitheater later this summer, it is without a doubt that trance in the Pacific Northwest has made 2017 its year. But let’s not forget the OFFICAL USC trance event-of-the-year that made its debut last year. AWAKENING AGAIN, this year,

Resolution 2017: The Night of Bass, Crytrance, and Cooties (Review)

While people across the globe were making their New Year’s resolutions & saying goodbye to 2016—The Emerald City (Seattle, WA) played host to nearly 14,000 attendees gathered together to make resolutions together. Excitement filled the air around the WaMu theatre as partygoers walked to the venue in all sorts of rave attire. In the freezing rain nearly two blocks away, ravers were zig-zagging in and out of traffic with their

'Tis the Season for TRANCE

THINK YOU’VE HAD ENOUGH OF HOLIDAY MUSIC?? THINK AGAIN! It’s that time of year again! We are well into the month of December, and you know what that means: holiday music… everywhere. Holiday music on the radio, holiday music at the grocery store, holiday music being sung by your kids at home, holiday music playing at the department store you work at during your 8 hour shift… you can’t escape

Seattle's New Year's Eve BUTTON PUSH

November has finally come to an end and everyone has already begun to throw on their footsie pajamas, sing along to holiday music, drink egg nog, and lounge around in their festively decorated house with the Hallmark Channel constantly playing in the background. With this being said, this is not quite the image we get from the EDM lovers of the Pacific Northwest. Music festival attendees are gathering their rave fam,

Trance Legends Make Kickstarter Return

TRANCE IS DEAD? THINK AGAIN!! Trance pioneers Gabriel and Dresden are back with an exciting new album project after a decade-long hiatus. This time, they are leaving it in the hands of their fans as they launched a Kickstarter campaign on November 18th, 2016. The Kickstarter project is aimed at raising the capital needed to produce the 10 tracks and release it to the public independently. Some of the Kickstarter

Armin van Buuren Announces His BIG News

ARMIN HAS BEEN LEAVING HIS FANS IN SUSPENSE. HERE’S WHAT HE HAS TO SAY: Yesterday morning, Armin van Buuren released a video onto his social media to tell the world that he had a big announcement that he would be sharing with the world within the next 24 hours. The video featured clips of the legendary DJ back from when he was first declared as the No. 1 DJ of the

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WATCH ALPINE UNIVERSE SET UP HIS ENTIRE LIVE RIG 28 years old, French film composer Andy Favre, better known under his stage name ALPINE UNIVERSE just revealed a new video explaining his entire live set up. Four cases and a frame make up the basis and he explains in detail how everything is set up. Using time lapse we see Alpine set up the rig. The frame comes from Gibraltar and

DANNY & KULA EXPLAIN HOW THEY COME UP WITH NAMES FOR THEIR TRACKS

NEW SINGLE ‘SPACE BETWEEN’ SHINES WITH MOVING LYRICS The age of the internet makes collaboration a whole lot easier. International artists Danny Q Parker (Hamburg) and Kula Borelly (Toronto) had longtime plans for a collaboration and finally moved on the idea Spring 2015. Space Between is a success on AtomicSky Recordings. We had a chat with the two of them to talk about the music and their lives as artists. What