Dutch legend Ferry Corsten updated his 2008 track Radio Crash with a modern take and a new name, Festival Crash. The original was almost subtle, with a slightly psy-trance influence about it, but Festival Crash is all about making those massive riffs jump out–true to the original but polished, refined, and confident. As the name [...]
With the art of collaborating becoming bigger than ever, more and more artists have found themselves working alongside some of the most iconic and gifted producers in the industry. That is the case for 20 year-old Loopers. Following the release of his big room, electro-step remix of The Disco Fries’ Heartbeat and his newest single [...]
House music has continued to soar in popularity in 2012, and as a result of all the competition, the bar for quality continues to rise. As always, the best producers have met the challenge and come out on top, and LessThan3 has you covered with our selection of the Top 15 house tracks that made you jump and shout all year long.
Solid drumwork is one of the key differences that still separates increasingly electronic-sounding pop music from true EDM. A Dutch producer who truly understands and appreciates the importance of building a beat off an excellent set of drums is Jacob van Hage. Last year he dealt serious destruction with his track Convoi that fires off [...]
Heartbeat pres. Jacob van Hage
Apr 25 2012
Calling all ragers! Welcome to another edition of our Heartbeat podcast and boy do we have a real treat for you this week as we proudly present one of the most heavy hitting producers from the Netherlands, Jacob van Hage. We’ve been fans of his beastly productions for a while now and last year he earned a lot of international fame for [...]
When it comes to heart-stopping drops on the big stage, one name comes to mind: Jacob van Hage. As one of the first trance producers to successfully merge with genres like dubstep and electro house, it’s taken less than a year for the young man to put his name on the global DJ map. Not just an innovator but a talented dance producer with [...]
2011 was quite the year for trance as the genre continued to see tremendous innovation from all over the world. Old and new producers alike have stepped up the game, raising the bar on what is expected of a hit track. In the process, the experimentation has introduced such a great variety of new sounds into the genre that our list of 15 [...]
In the midst of an identity crisis, trance loyalists will take little comfort in the arrival of Jacob van Hage. His music has been described as a “special blend of rough and raw beats mixed with a euphoric sound straight from his heart; a perfect blend for the dancefloor.” Among the first producers to get trancestep–the integration of [...]
Veteran trance producer Marcel Woods is not a fan of subtletly. His sound can generally best be described as trance, but it is surely trance on steroids, full of high energy and engulfing synths. Given the current state of trance, Marcel’s sound is not only a viable contender in the genre, but also prime target for some enormous [...]
LessThan3’s got you covered with another dose of trancestep. After Dutch label Spinnin’ dealt the first taste of the genre, Ferry Corsten’s Flashover Recordings is getting in on packing wubbed out drops into trance songs. The latest genre collider is Destroy The Zombies by Urry Fefelove & Abramasi. Beginning like a haunted night on [...]
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