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Author: Sebastian Rusu

5 Trance Artists To Watch In 2017

Check out some trance artists to watch in 2017, hand selected by members of the EDM Identity Team! As we enter into the new year, it is time to also begin exploring some new artists that are set to make their mark on the electronic music scene! Usually, when a new year begins or one ends you’ll see lists of artists to watch that are new and on the rise. This is a great way to learn about new acts and fresh talent, but it also has it’s fair share of problems too. Many of these genres have been...

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Mark Sherry #OutburstMontreal || Event Review

Mark Sherry is a name that’s synonymous with quality trance for over a decade. At a time when many trance artists felt compelled to explore more commercial avenues, Mark Sherry has steadied the ship and is reaping the rewards by being the leading figure of the tech-trance genre. And by that, I mean back to the roots techno and trance. The type of music that feels gritty and raw. Music that has drive and energy on the dance floor. And that is not afraid to take chances. Over the past couple of years, we have seen a resurgence of shows that...

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Dreamstate SoCal 2016 || Sebastian’s Introspective

Dreamstate: A word that might mean quite a lot of things to different people. Ecstasy, euphoria, an outer space journey, a trip down memory lane, being put in a state of trance. The list can go on and on. To help give you some context, I’ll try my best to explain what I think the word Dreamstate represents by reviewing’s Insomniac’s latest trance only festival: Dreamstate San Bernardino!

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Paul Van Dyk: The Return @ BKWRHS || Event Review

Trance maestro Paul Van Dyk returned to Brooklyn on November 12th for an epic night full of trance! Paul Van Dyk. The inspiration for not just me, but millions of electronic music fans across the world. His music has moved us, both on the dance floor and the on inside, for close to 25 years. A DJ, a music producer, a philanthropist, a Grammy winner, but most importantly, someone with a lot of passion for the line of work he does. Paul has been the instrument of change regarding my musical taste for the last 18 years. His tracks and...

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