Alexander Popov is the one of the few Russian music producers and DJs well known in the world. IDMA nominie he is an artist of the Dutch record label Armada Music. Within past several years he has managed to visit more than 40 countries on five continents around the world, performing at the most prestigious events and venues: Ushuaia Ibiza, Space, Privilege, Hi Ibiza, WMC (Miami Music Week), Amsterdam Dance Event.
He has released a studio album, four compilations, and in 2017 - introduced his own label “Interplay” under the wing of Armada Music. He has made a great number of successful collaborations with Dash Berlin, Cosmic Gate, Andrew Rayel, Christian Burns, and others. "Steal You Away”, the song created with world-known project Dash Berlin was in the rotation on MTV UK, and in 2014 he gained his nomination as a "Best Trance Track" on IDMA in Miami. His solo projects are also success, the singles “Quantum”, “Multiverse”, and "Lost Language” were at the top of the charts, and his author compilation “Alexander Popov - Interplay 2016” made it to the top of Beatport list.
Alongside studio work and gigs, Alexander hosts his own podcast and weekly radio-show “Interplay”, as well as goes on tours consistently. Hundreds of guest appearances in the best clubs of Europe and Asia are behind him, as well as participation in the world’s largest festivals: ASOT, Global Gathering, Electronic Family, Alfa Future People.
Binary Finary shot to fame after their track ‘1998’, with that killer riff became the first electronic dance trance track to enter the UK Top 30. It subsequently climbed to Number 1 and a decade and a half later is still one of the greatest uplifting trance tracks ever to hit dance-floors. Binary Finary is Australian based Stuart Matheson and Sasha Vatoff. They combine creative, technical and musical talents and embrace the latest technologies to form a full live show or DJ set using an impressive technical set up not before seen or heard in the trance arena to create a unique mix of old and new material which differ with each performance at events such as Future Music Festival, Godskitchen, Stereosonic, United Colours of Trance, Cream, and more recently on support for Paul Oakenfolds – Four Seasons Tour.
Chris Schweizer has the world at his feet with his trademark big bassline sound fusing the boundaries between the big room sounds and trance. Signed to the mighty Armada Music label in Holland his releases are getting support from the biggest headliners across the globe including Armin Van Buuren, Paul Van Dyk, Ferry Corsten & Gareth Emery. His latest productions have been getting regular airplays on the worlds biggest trance radio show ‘A State Of Trance’ as well as entering the beatport trance top 5 chart! With many more slamming productions forthcoming this year as well as major worldwide tours planned 2018 is going to be the year of Chris Schweizer!
Scottish born Trance DJ and producer, David Rust is a name on the rise and someone who is following in the footsteps of fellow Scottish Trance heroes such as Mark Sherry, David Forbes and Will Atkinson. There is absolutely nothing rusty about David's skill set, in fact this slick DJ/Producer hailing from the city of Glasgow is without a shadow of a doubt one of the most promising new age trance artists.
A DJ first and foremost, taking a huge influence from the blistering technical Decks ’n’ FX styles of DJs such as Eddie Halliwell and Jordan Suckley. He is a true performer who fuses various upbeat styles on the more intense end of the trance spectrum. David's passion for music past and present is evident as he takes his main musical influences from the likes of Mario Piu & Mauro Picotto’s BX-R days, Randy Katana, Fred Baker and Scot Project.
Driftmoon is one of the most consistent, productive and forward thinking musical duo which has emerged in past years. With musical output and creativity that is unparalleled, Driftmoon is now planning his 2nd album, and with it, the Invictus Album World Tour. His music can be defined as melodic arena trance with wide variation in both trance and uplifting trance. Tracks like ‘Howl At The Moon’, ‘Leviticus’ or recent ‘Lights Will Guide You Home’ are already classed as future trance classics, and with never ending support of new material you can be sure the hits will keep coming!
In little over a year, Eddie Bitar has established himself in amongst the ranks of the world’s most respected DJs. Born in Canada but with Lebanese roots, Eddie’s sound of futuristic cutting edge trance, that seamlessly blends the best elements from tech and psy, has seen him receive huge support from the likes of Armin van Buuren, Paul Van Dyk, Simon Patterson, John O’Callaghan, Aly & Fila and many more. Eddie's future is bright, with a debut album ahead of him for 2018.
UK based Genix has built up a reputation as one of the most fresh EDM artistes with cutting edge production and DJ sets that have cemented his name on the biggest events around the world, standing shoulder to shoulder with the likes of Armin Van Buuren, Tiesto, Paul Van Dyk, Ferry Corsten and Sander Van Doorn. His 10 year + DJ career has taken him across the globe, playing at the elite clubs and brands across the UK, Europe, USA, Asia, Middle East, Ibiza. Genix is the former Resident & promoter for Passion @ The Emporium in the UK where he has warmed up for the DJ elite such as Tiesto, Paul Van Dyk, Armin Van Buuren, Ferry Corsten, Eddie Halliwell and is hugely experience after over 10 years behind the decks. In the studio Genix has developed his own sound – a unique fusion of Tech, Trance, Progressive, House and Electro… it’s hard to define the Genix sound but you know when you hear it! Groovy and infectious basslines and stomping beats combine with uplifting and electronic elements!
Jorn van Deynhoven has emerged as one of the hottest names in global trance in recent years. Following an amazing run of releases that also saw him remix the likes of Armin van Buuren and Dash Berlin, arguably his biggest production accolade to date came when his ‘New Horizons’ track was voted as the official anthem for A State Of Trance 650 at the start of 2014, beating off some fierce competition from the likes of Andrew Rayel and MaRLo in the process. ‘New Horizons’ had all the hallmarks of a timeless anthem, combining Jorn’s distinctive driving groove, classic melodies and arranged into a dramatic composition that was a fitting centrepiece for the ASOT 650 world tour.
Lange is recognized as one of the most influential dance artists of the past two decades; a DJ who has remained at the forefront of the scene throughout his career and a producer that continues to push all boundaries. After an exhausting list of achievements, counting among them 20 UK top 40s, featuring on a film soundtrack, and remixing mainstream artists such as The Pet Shop Boys and Faithless, Lange remains one of the world’s leading EDM producers. Alongside Lange’s exceptional and successful studio work, he is a prolific international DJ, making appearances for some of the best club brands in the world including Insomniac, Cream, POP and Gatecrasher as well as performing for prestigious events such as such as Tomorrowland, EDC, Global Gathering, Dreamstate, Sziget, Balaton, South West Four, ASOT and marked by his sustained appearance in the influential Top 100 DJ Poll for 8 years. His eclectic, stimulating and driving sets pull influences from across the dance music spectrum from trance, progressive, techno and electro.
Living in Rome, and championing the sound of full-on euphoric trance across Europe, Manuel has become known for uplifting peaktime trance, and his vast list of productions and remixes speak for itself. Known by his fans to play trance that no other DJs are playing has given Manuel a recognizable identity of his own. With releases on Recoverwold, Discover, A State Of Trance, Extrema Global Music, Enhanced , and Digital Society Recordings, it’s evident that Le Saux’s Extrema radioshow on afterhours.fm is one of the most listened to trance shows online.
Mario Più is a dj-producer from Livorno, Italy. Mario is a professional dj who was able to remain on the European music scene for over than fifteen years. His unmistakable sound has had an evolution, from the techno sound, well, house and electronic sound. And don't forget that Mario is one of those famous Italian djs from Toscana who gave their contribute to the techno sound confirm, with the Insomnia and the Bxr Superclub. Among his greatest successes we can remember "Mas Experience", "No Name", released with Mauro Picotto, "Dedicated" and the collaboration with More for "All I Need", "Sexy Rhythm" and "4Ever With Me". Then "Communication (Somebody Answer The Phone)", the track released with a gsm cellular interference, which conquered first the top of the Italian charts, it was remixed by Yomanda and finally it reached the 5th position in the Uk Sales Charts.
Since the success of their remix of “Sunrise”, Dan and Jules went on to remix Accadia’s “Blind Visions” which received numerous ASOT plays from Armin Van Buuren and heavy support from Paul Van Dyk, Aly and Fila, Bryan Kearney, Simon Patterson and Paul Oakenfold, who still supports the remix today. Another successful remix of Neptune Project was of Bryan Kearney’s “Ong Namo” featuring Snatam Kaur, which again had numerous ASOT plays and was also coined one of Bryan Kearney’s and Aly & Fila’s tunes of the year. Another track on their long list of successes was their track with John O’Callaghan “Rhea”, which again received many ASOT Plays and live support from Armin Van Buuren. From the point of inception of their career, Aly & Fila have supported practically every single track or remix they ever made, mainly through live sets & of course support of Future Sound of Egypt Radio.
Only a few South African producers enjoy the success that DJ and Producer Nate Raubenheimer, better known to most as Protoculture, has had over the last 12 years of his career. Hailed by many of his piers as South Africa’s biggest dance music export, he has also left his mark on the international dance scene with his trademark blend of melodic and emotionally charged compositions and DJ sets.
Recognized as one of the true pioneers of the Trance music scene, Scott Bond has been credited with shaping the sound that we all know and love, by contributing as a DJ, producer and promoter. Perhaps he is best known for being the co-promoter and driving force behind one of the most successful clubbing brands in the World – “Gatecrasher”. This earned him the title of “World’s Finest Resident” as voted for by readers, in the Mixmag Dance Music Awards, as well as reaching an all time high position of 34in the Annual DJ Mag poll, thanks to his acclaimed Gatecrasher residency. Exploring Scott’s discography is like opening a Trance treasure chest. He has been responsible for mixing 15 Trance albums. Most have been with Gatecrasher, including the ground-breaking “Black”, “Red”, “Wet” and “Disco-Tech” which helped position the sound of the club, both in terms of musical and artistic direction.
Shadow Chronicles is Nate Raubenheimer of Protoculture fame. Protoculture needs no introduction as far as the Psy Trance genre goes, having headlined major festivals in all four corners of the globe. In 2010, Nate’s musical journey set him on a different path, experimenting with new styles and genres which grew Protoculture into the household name it is today, stabled at Armada music alongside Trance heavyweights such as Armin van Buuren. Shadow Chronicles was born out a longing to return to Nate’s more underground offerings pre 2010, and looks set to once again take over dance floors with his infectious blend of psychedelic trance and euphoric melodies.
With a career spanning 15 years, DJ and Producer Nate Raubenheimer has been hailed by many of his piers as one of South Africa’s biggest dance music exports. With an impressive list of credentials ranging from remixes and collaborations with Armin van Buuren, Paul Oakenfold, Markus Schulz as well as mainstream artists like Bryan Adams and Goldfish, he has most definitely left his mark on the international dance music scene with his trademark blend of melodic and emotionally charged compositions and DJ sets.
Protoculture’s extensive career as a touring DJ has landed him at major festivals in four corners of the globe ranging from the legendary Tomorrowland, Fuji Rock and Glastonbury Music Festivals as well as renowned venues such Ministry of Sound London, Ushaia Ibiza and Ageha Tokyo. His energetic performances and blend of styles ranging from progressive house through to trance and psy are a pleasure to be hold and will have crowds desperate for more.
The sound of the legendary Signum has been resounding in the dance scene for 15 years. With a discography that most would only dream of, a collection of ultimate trance classics, and creating one anthem after another, Signum is a name born in the golden years that has stamped its authority on trance ever since. In recent years, Signum has unearthed pure magic from his studio, releasing bomb after bomb. All tracks and remixes ride that typical, unrivalled Signum sound that is adored the world over by back in the day and new fans!
Levente Márton surely better known as Sunny Lax was born on the 6th of August 1986 in Romania but has been living in Hungary since he was four years old. As a young thirteen year old Levente was a keen enthusiast when it came to making electronic music, and it was only a matter of time before the hobby that was became a full time profession. Soon he had gain all the experience necessary when it came to employing the latest production techniques, something he is now famed for.
Jarin Love is a Los Angeles-based DJ, promoter and tastemaker-in-the-making, who’s leaving her indelible impression on Southern California nightlife. Since making the jump to the pro DJ circuit in 2012, Jarin Love has elevated the local scene to national acclaim through her unique bookings with cutting-edge artists and talent as well as her own future-forward sets and performances.
A multi-faceted creative, Jarin Love has amassed an impressive list of accomplishments and accolades in a matter of three short years. As a current artist on Deepaura Music, a leading underground label in southern California, she pushes deep cuts and hustles bouncy tracks, which hark back to the golden age of house and techno. She also rolls with the Modern Disco Ambassadors crew, an events and promotions collective that hosts regular events and party series across Los Angeles and Orange County, as a resident DJ at their weekly club night at La Cave in Costa Mesa, CA.