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 [...]
Pulse & Sphere - The Lost Stars (Original Mix) [Future Focus]
Jaytech feat Steve Smith - Stranger (Kyau & Albert Remix) [Anjunabeats]
Nhato feat Hiroyuki ODA - Moonquake (Original Mix) [LessThan3]
Ummet Ozcan - The Box (Original Mix) [Reset]
Arnej - The Second Coming (Original Mix) [Coldharbour]
Gareth Emery - The Saga (Original Mix) [Garuda]
Heatbeat - Extra Bacon (Original Mix) [Captivating Sounds]
Markus Schulz vs Ferry Corsten - Loops & Tings (Original Mix) [Coldharbour]
W&W - Shotgun (Original Mix) [Mainstage]
Mat Zo feat Linnea Schossow - The Sky (Club Mix) [Anjunabeats]
Emma Hewitt - Rewind (Mikkas Remix) [Armada]
Arty, Nadia Ali & BT - Must Be The Love (Original Mix) [Armind]
Andrew Rayel feat Jano - How Do I Know (Club Mix) [Armind]
Above & Beyond feat Richard Bedford - On My Way To Heaven (Above & Beyond Club Mix) [Anjunabeats]
Omnia & IRA - The Fusion (Original Mix) [Coldharbour]
The future of trance has arrived, and his name is Nhato. We at LessThan3 have been die-hard ambassadors of the sound of Nhato since we first came across Tokyo Blue Pipe near the beginning of our site’s life. Now that he has presented a snapshot of the full breadth of his talent with his debut album Etude, we almost feel like proud [...]
Nhato - Gossip (Original Mix) [LessThan3]
Nhato feat Hiroyuki ODA - Moonquake (Original Mix) [LessThan3]
Nhato - Etude (Original Mix) [LessThan3]
While hard gritty basslines have their time and place, there’s nothing quite like chilling out to deep progressive house. A solid fusion of deep house and trance elements, its growth in the last few years was greatly accelerated by artists like Deadmau5, Kaskade, and labels like Anjunadeep. It may not be as popular in the clubs as its [...]
Andrew Bayer - Counting the Points [Anjunabeats]
Tom Fall feat Jwaydan - Untouchable (Original Mix) [Pilot 6]
Jaytech - Paradox (Original Mix) [Anjunadeep]
EDX - Embrace (Original Club Mix) [Toolroom]
Gabriel & Dresden pres. Andain - Promises (Soundprank Remix) [Black Hole]
Josh Gabriel pres. Winter Kills feat Meredith Call - Hot as Hades (Francis Preve Remix) [Different Pieces]
Michael Cassette - Pangaea (Envotion Remix) [Anjunadeep]
Boom Jinx & Andrew Bayer - By All Means (Solarity Remix) [Anjunadeep]
BT feat Kristy Hawkshaw - A Million Stars (Original Mix) [Nettwerk]
Late Night Alumni - In the Ashes [Ultra]
Deadmau5 - HR 8938 Cephei (Original Mix)
Eric Prydz - 2Night (Original Mix) [Pryda]
Hiroyuki ODA - Submarine (Tomoyuki Sakakida Remix) [Otographic Music]
Matt Lange - Rift (Andrew Bayer Remix) [Anjunadeep]
Spooky - Belong (Soundprank's Bootleg Edit)
After much delay we finally got some time to put the finishing touches on the Top 20 Trance of 2010 Countdown Mix. This time around LessThan3 DJ/producer Proto counts us down from 20 to 1 in a similar fashion to our previous countdown mixes, such as the Top 15 Dubstep of 2010 Countdown Mix. Together with Kid Alien & Starchild, a mix has [...]
LessThan3 - 2010 Top 20 Trance Countdown
Further underscoring the worldwide trance phenomenon is the recent wave of astounding Japanese productions on the label Otographic Music. Coming from a nation known for the best quality cars, video games, and electronics, debuting March 2nd are Hiroyuki ODA’s latest uplifting jewels. Highlighting Hiro Kanzaki’s astonishing attention to [...]
Hiroyuki ODA - Impulsion (Original Mix) [Otographic Music]
Hiroyuki ODA - Ignite (Original Mix) [Otographic Music]
Trance had an absolutely explosive year of music in 2010. We saw the rise of many new talented producers as well as high quality releases from the veterans in the scene. In this countdown we’ll review our picks for those tracks that pushed the boundaries of trance and those that became instant classics. Hit the continue button below and [...]
Laidback Luke feat Jonathan Mendelsohn - Till Tonight (Original Mix)
Filo & Peri feat Audrey Gallagher - This Night (Original Mix) [VANDIT]
Who.Is - We.Are (Original Mix) [Anjunabeats]
Ferry Corsten pres. Pulse - Festival (Original Mix) [1605]
Juventa - Beauty Catch (Club Mix) [Enhanced]
Eco - And We Flew Away (Original Mix) [Tone Diary]
Jon O'Bir feat Fisher - Found A Way (Joint Operations Centre Remix) [Spinnin']
Tritonal feat Cristina Soto - Forgive Me, Forget You (Ashley Wallbridge Remix)
Marcel Woods - Tomorrow (Original Mix) [High Contrast]
Wezz Devall - Monster Wave (Original Mix)
Lange feat Emma Hewitt - Live Forever (Mat Zo Remix) [New State]
Marco V - Solitary Confinement (REVIXED)
Tasadi & Nhato - Time Ticks Away (Original Mix) [Tone Diary]
Dash Berlin - Never Cry Again (Amurai's Los Angeles Mix) [405]
Tyler Michaud & Interstate feat Jessy Greene - Junkie (HeatBeat Remix) [VANDIT]
Greg Downey - Global Code (Scot Project Remix)
Above & Beyond vs Kyau & Albert - Anphonic (Original Mix) [Anjunabeats]
Hiroyuki ODA - Oceanus (Taishi Remix) [Otographic Music]
Yoji - Surrender (Nhato Remix) [Hellhouse]
BT & Andrew Bayer - The Emergency (Original Mix)
LessThan3 partner label Otographic Music has put out a remix album of Hiroyuki ODA’s latest work, Thirty, and I want to be the first to tell you: it’s very special. Many different artists on the label have contributed remixes, including LT3 favorite Nhato, KaNa (whom we recently interviewed), Shingo Nakamura, and many others. The whole [...]
Hiroyuki ODA - Submarine (Tomoyuki Sakakida Remix) [Otographic Music]
Hiroyuki ODA - Oceanus (Taishi Remix) [Otographic Music]