Armind veteran Andrew Rayel certainly knows how to kick out an epic trance record, and his latest track Followed By Darkness is another fine example of his own unique take on what it means to be uplifting. The Moldovan producer has managed to carve himself a niche by writing tracks that have a certain flavor about them and Followed By [...]
It’s rare that a talent as captivating as Andrew Rayel rolls around. He’s got more musical training under his belt than 90 percent of his electronic contemporaries, and this is displayed throughout his music in the form of brilliant melodic progressions that are well-suited for even the most high-brow of orchestral settings. It seems [...]
As far as interesting titles go, EIFORYA is certainly up there–almost a description of the track itself–like a distorted version of “euphoria” with a quirky edge. The brainchild of two of trance’s biggest stars, this is the debut collaboration between Andrew Rayel and Armin van Buuren (pictured). EIFORYA is big room trance Armada style. [...]
PREMIERE: Andrew Rayel – Dark Warrior (Original Extended Mix) [Armind]
Nov 29 2013
If you haven’t realized Andrew Rayel is the next big thing in trance music at this point, now is the time. With tremendous support from Armin van Buuren and the whole Armada crew, the young Moldovan is set to follow in the footsteps of W&W as the next superstar of the Armada Music empire. Dark Warrior has been the track on everyone’s [...]
Truly the rising star of trance, Andrew Rayel, aka Andrei Rata, has moved onto a global platform with support from Armin van Buuren, many hit tracks, and a new compilation called Mystery Of Aether. Andrei talked to us about the Moldovan music scene, his Classical influences, and the festivals he’s most excited to play in the US.
What’s the LT3 Team Got On Repeat? Find out with Friday Favorites, our weekly playlist of awesomeness. Josh Bennett Big Room | Zedd feat. Foxes – Clarity (Andrew Rayel Remix) Not another Clarity remix, right? Well keep calm cuz this one’s the best one yet, IMHO. Having been used as a secret weapon in Armin van Buuren’s sets for months [...]
In case you need a reminder amid a sea of trouse and big room thump, the genre of trance at its definitive core is one of the most “musical” genres in electronic music, with chord progressions and melodic sequences pulled from some of the greatest composers of the Baroque and Classical eras of music. Many trance tracks could easily be [...]
Trance grew ever stronger in 2012, with Armin van Buuren’s return to the #1 spot on the DJ Mag poll, dedicated trance stages at most major festivals, and continued support from DJs both inside and outside of the trance genre. LessThan3 has the fifteen best uplifting, tech, and vocal tracks that defined every trance lover’s year. Step [...]
Photo Credit: Lexi Lambros for Lavo NY Armin van Buuren is the #1 DJ in the world, and everyone knows it. Picture this: The cool composure of Lavo NY’s glittering and notoriously well-heeled crowd–a sea of suits, stilettos, and slinky dresses–collapses in mere minutes and turns into a frenzied field of camera phones leaping to the air, [...]
Armin van Buuren has returned this fall with the sixth chapter of his Universal Religion! What a great name for a mix compilation series, seeing as trance has grown into a worldwide phenomenon and the passion its followers have can certainly be described as spiritual. Continuing with the sci-fi/fantasy astronaut theme for the art cover, [...]
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