Rinzen Introduces New Mix Series with ‘Story Of Rinzen: Chapter 1’


Rinzen has left a lasting impression with his stunning soundscapes and now he’s taking listeners on a new journey with the ‘Story of Rinzen’ mix series.

One of the artists in the realm of melodic techno and progressive sounds who has been making some major moves in the scene lately is Rinzen. Based out of Los Angeles, he’s been carving out his place in the scene with releases on labels like mau5trap and Desert Hearts Black while also taking his fans on a trip with his fantastic performances at festivals and nightclubs. Now, he’s gifted us all with a new mix series: Story Of Rinzen.

If you’ve been following Rinzen over the past few years then this mix series should come as no surprise. He’s always been one to explore the more cinematic side of house and techno dating back to his earliest releases like the Forbidden City EP that also showed off his unique, world-building style.

Related: Want to dive deeper into the mind of Rinzen? Check out our interview with him to learn more about this rising star in the scene!

Now, he’s kicking it up a notch and is putting his passion for storytelling of full display as he blends elements of Sci-Fi with house and techno sounds to take listeners to a state of electronic bliss. Speaking about the series, he stated, “I’ve been wanting to do a larger mixtape series for a while, but wanted to do something that stayed true to the larger vision of my project: which is to build entire worlds with my music.”

Press play on the mix below to embark on the near-two hour journey, read on for the first chapter of the story, and stay tuned for more from Rinzen!

Stream the Story Of Rinzen: Chapter 1 on SoundCloud:


He awoke to find himself in a different world.

How long had he been wandering?
The Sands of Time were vast, infinite maybe.

What he sought — what we all seek —
was to be unraveled.

There, in the formless night,
Divorced from the past,
He caught a glimpse of the divine.

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Grant has been listening to electronic dance music since the early 2000s. Actively involved in the EDM community, Grant is an admin for the EDC & Coachella subreddits and their Facebook groups. Previously he has been part of several EDM startups and promotion companies such as Shamele55, Electric State of Mind and Q-Dance. Originally listening to trance artists such as ATB, Armin Van Buuren and Paul Oakenfold, Grant has expanded his listening experience to include a full set of genres ranging from hardstyle to deep house and has been regularly attending both festivals and club events since 2010.

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