When it comes to diverse and confusing genres, EDM surely takes the crown. Since house first erupted out of the US in the ’80s, dance music has grown and evolved to the point where it’s hard to categorize tracks. The recent influence of trance on house and vice-versa has led to a new phenomenon, with a name that some consider to be a [...]
Mike Shiver & Samuel Jason - Trouse (Original Mix) [Captured]
Raise your clenched fists in the air and prepare for a beastly electro house tune by Armin van Buuren. The aptly titled We Are Here To Make Some Noise shows absolutely no mercy as it slams down with full-force kicks, aggressive basslines, and ravey airhorns. The track is so wild that it’s been crowned the official anthem of the European [...]
Armin van Buuren - We Are Here To Make Some Noise (Extended Mix) [Armind]
Sweden’s Sebastian Ingrosso, one third of the Swedish House Mafia, has become quite the tastemaker through his imprint Refune Records. Last year he catapulted his protégé Alesso into all the hottest dancefloors and nearly everyone’s headphones with the irresistible track Calling. Since then, he’s been pumping out pure gold on his label [...]
Otto Knows - Million Voices (Original Mix) [Refune]
Swanky Tunes vs Matisse & Sadko - The Legend (Original Mix) [Refune]
Alesso - Raise Your Head (Original Mix) [Refune]
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 [...]
Nicologik & Zephyr - Arrive to Schiphol Plaza (Jacob van Hage Remix) [Trouse]
Jacob van Hage - Sunset Canon (Original Mix) [Graygoo]
It’ll probably startle you. It might make you quite upset. Or, as it did for me, it could just rock your world. So, what’s up? American EDM mainstay Brian Wayne Transeau, better known as BT, and Canada’s own progressive stalwart Adam K have collaborated to bring you a track that launches a full-scale assault on what’s remaining of the [...]
BT & Adam K - Tomahawk (Original Mix) [Armind]
Hailing from Western Ukraine, 27 year-old Tigran Oganezov is showing off his creative muscle this year with his Day & Night EP. Released on rising trance label Freefall, the driving title tune, and the EP as a whole, make me wish more producers could deliver breakdowns this epic. Well influenced by Eastern Europe’s tech trance, Tigran’s [...]
Tigran Oganezov - Day & Night (Original Mix) [Freefall]
Tigran Oganezov - Ziggurat (Original Mix)
Tigran Oganezov - Raptor (Original Mix) [High Contrast]
Often confused for today’s trance, progressive house has grown very popular within the last four years. Brought to the forefront of attention initially by Deadmau5 and Kaskade’s genre-defining 2008 tune I Remember (video below), the genre can best be divided into two sub-styles. On one hand we have the “big room” type which has had some [...]
Elysion - Miles Away (Original Mix) [Arrival]
Dunkan - Flying Flowers (Original Mix) [Nueva Digital]
Arno Cost - Lise (Original Mix) [Refune]
With any successful artist comes a time where they need to reinvent themselves and find a new direction. Ferry Corsten is no different. He’s been around dance music for over ten years simply because of his curiosity to experiment with new styles and sounds. From his epic trance style of Out of The Blue, to his electro infused L.E.F.…and [...]
Ferry Corsten - Feel It (Original Mix) [Flashover]
A constant staple for trance and EDM fans alike, Markus Schulz is the quintessential role model for many aspiring DJs and producers and has defined for many what the trance genre is all about. Learn more about the legend in our exclusive LessThan3 interview.
Markus Schulz - Future Cities (Original Mix) [Coldharbour]