As you enter the “Higher Cognitive Process,” you are immediately hit with a sense of wonder as to what you are about to hear, to feel, to experience. The layered synth melodies combined with the pulsating baselines of “Paracas” grip you firmly and never lets go. “Golden Ratio” begins with a greater emphasis on percussion. As it dives into another series of complimentary primary and secondary melodies, my head is immediately bobbing up and down in line with the powerful driving baseline. The breakdown is as smooth as a newborn’s fanny, and the primary melody is infectious and becomes entangled with a series of secondary synths that come in and out of the aural environment with great fluidity. If you can’t tell this is one of my choice selections off the album. The flawless production aside, the entrancing vibe is what makes this track a highlight for me as a listener and a set staple as a DJ.
Epic new EP from one of my favorite Anjunabeats artists, Ilan Bluestone. Fresh off of his latest hit single “Spheres” he drops a huge 3 track EP featuring entrancing melodies and euphoric synths. Huge support across the industry including legends, Above & Beyond. Been playing “Waves of LA” a lot and really dig the vibes. What’s your favorite?
Ah the changing of the seasons. Back in the city full time. Lots of cool events coming up, so stay tuned. In the mean time, enjoy my new mix series. Going to be going back and forth between ze deep stuff and those sessi progressive vibes you know and love. Here is Vol. 1 and it was highly influenced by my love for all things Eric Prydz. If you are going to either of the upcoming shows in NYC, let me know. Me and Ralphy J will be at both. And it will be glorious. I actually have a half chub thinking about it right now…
Here it is ladies and gents. The last Visions of Summer mix for 2013. Think of it as the grand finale. Yes I could have made it 4 hours, but that seems excessive. So it’s almost 3 hours, and it’s nothing but beautiful productions from some of my favorite artists and labels. Of course there are some from the Anjunabeats camp, as well as several from the hottest rising label in progressive house right now, Ifonika, which has produced killer tracks from Roddy Reynaert and JimiJ…to name a couple. There are some older deep cuts, a couple edits from myself, a new single from The Chainsmokers, and numerous selections from the Enhanced imprints. Maybe if you’re lucky, I will post the tracklist. In the meantime, grab your favorite headphones or speakers and get into it.
It’s been awhile…I knowww. Got a new edit for you kids. The vibe is strong with this one. Sedi puts that magic touch on a sensational original from Vitodito and Matthew Koma‘s vocals just feel right. Throw it on and get that euphoric summer vibe. I will be at Audien and Adrian Lux tonight at Webster melting. Come join me. I’m sure you can figure out how to contact me. Cheers.
This is a very special edition of the Anjunabeats radio show. It’s episode 300, quite the milestone for the young label. And to celebrate, they give us 4 hours of beautiful trance and progressive house (real progressive house…not commercial shit). This is a shining example of what made Ralphy and I both fall in love with this label and its extremely robust arsenal of young, talented producers like these 4 bros. Each plays a one hour mix in this episode, so sit back and enjoy the ride.
Ralphy previewed this collaboration a couple weeks ago, and it’s now released in full HQ format via Armind (Armada) Records and available on Beatport. If you didn’t know prior to this, Arty is next level. His production skills are way beyond his years. Teaming up with a legend in BT and the gorgeous vocal prowess of Nadia Ali, he has produced an elegant trance track that will appeal to the masses and help educate them on the future of the genre.