June 29, 2012

Gareth Emery Fights Critics After Including Guetta Track In Podcast

Gareth Emery had to deal with a load of criticism from fans after he decided to include a track by David Guetta in his podcast. This was his response: “Haven’t written a lengthy monologue for a while, so here goes. It both amuses and annoys me when people simply look at the tracklist from my […]

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June 28, 2012

Davi: Rising Star in the Night Scene

By Damen Smith-Draeko — Davi of Perspectives Digital is a lucid dreamer. Although his Progressive House tracks take us on a wandering journey through id, ego, and libido, there is a fundamental grounding and stability to his productions. Tracking down any video on any of his performances or studio sessions was almost not happening. I […]

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June 27, 2012

Trance Guest Reviews By Allure

Since the release of ‘Kiss From The Past’ on June 13th 2011, the rumor mill on the internet forums has been in overdrive. Allure was back – and how! A full-on artist album, distributed in over 20 countries: no less than 14 pure unadulterated trance tracks featuring familiar former Allure vocalists like Christian Burns, JES […]

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June 27, 2012

ITS Podcast feat. Dim Mak Artists Joachim Garraud and Alesia

Welcome to the ITS podcast for June 2012. It is Inside the first and we’re pretty excited. They will undoubtedly get (ahem) finer tuned as we progress with presenting more over time. Still, I’m happy with this as my first foray into the podcasting realm. This episode’s featured artists: Joachim Garraud and Alesia: Hillside West […]

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June 27, 2012

Ché Armstrong Kills It With Assassin Release on Axon Recordings

A new release from Axon from the hands of label manager/A&R, Ché Armstrong. Having previously released on labels such as Full Tilt and Neuroscience, his releases have seen the support of DJs including Dubfire, Paul Oakenfold and Chris Lake. Two tracks. ‘Onda Fuerza’ doesn’t really move us. This release is all about the second track […]

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June 24, 2012

DJ Track Lists, Should They be Mandatory?

By Damen Smith-Draeko — A few days ago, a DJ announced to his social network on Facebook that he was removing his mixes from Mixcloud (http://www.mixcloud.com/). Mixcloud is one of the many websites, like SoundCloud,( http://soundcloud.com/) and Mix.dj (http://mix.dj/), that allows a DJ to upload mixed music sets so that a wider range of listeners can enjoy them […]

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June 22, 2012

Mariano Favre: Progressive House Paragon

By Damen Smith-Draeko — Progressive House is EDM’s emo family member. It’s the music of dancing in angling boughs of sunshine in a damp room on the northern side of the house. Mariano Favre captures that sunshine with Universe (original mix). This was my first impression of him and of his talent, the first track […]

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June 20, 2012

DJ King Sams New Single Dancin on Air Hits iTunes

After a car accident in February 2012, Moroccan-French DJ, producer, and radio personality DJ King Sams makes a strong return with a true summer anthem. Dancin On Air is his first Pop Dance track under his own label OG Music and ready to hit the global radio waves. Sams decided to make a change from […]

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