Solarstone Taps Stoneface & Terminal for Pure Trance Volume 9!

Solarstone and Stoneface &Terminal

After taking a year off, Solarstone has returned with the ninth edition of his acclaimed Pure Trance compilation series!


When dance floors around the world became quiet due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Solarstone – the man behind the Pure Trance brand – decided to suspend the annual series of compilations and focus on his other creative efforts, such as Electronic Architecture. The world is steadily heading back to a semblance of normalcy, and with it, crowds are returning to nightclubs and festivals. As such, Solarstone decided fans of trance should get back into the creative energy of Pure Trance with a brand new compilation.

For its ninth edition, Solarstone tapped long-time trance brethren Stoneface & Terminal. Residents of the illustrious euphonic trance label for the first decade of their career, Matthias Gierth (Stoneface) and Henry Nix (Terminal) hail all the way back from the vinyl era of DJs. Today the duo also contributes works under their more progressive styled alias Gundamea.

The album is a mix of wonderful music from both established producers and exciting new names. I love giving upcoming artists a platform (and occasionally ‘a first break’) for their work on these comps. Whilst searching for the music, I came across some amazing talent, which is something more rewarding than words can convey.

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In Pure Trance Volume 9, these two goliaths of the trance market collide to bring fans another sweet, succulent, tasty treat. Spread over two mixes and two CDs, each artist takes the reins of driving home the Pure Trance mood as we walk forward and beyond 2021. Solarstone graces his mix with a plethora of tunes in either rework or retouch mode from the deftly brilliant hands of a seasoned veteran. For his part, he weaves in the sounds of Adam Nickey, Hel:sløwed, and Paul Ryan with his own touches. Stoneface & Terminal include plenty of external love as well – harnessing not only their sounds but plenty of friends along the way. See Lost Witness, Corin Bayley, Robert Nickson, and the immaculate M.I.K.E. Push as fellow journeyman on the second mix!

This mix is a reflection of who we are and what we like when it comes to melodic and driving music. We think it’s a great complement to Solarstone’s mix.

Stoneface & Terminal

Convinced you need a copy? Save your own on the platform of your choice – or better yet grab a physical version on Bandcamp or directly from the Solarshop!

Stream Pure Trance Vol. 9 (Mixed by Solarstone and Stoneface & Terminal) on Spotify:


Pure Trance Vol. 9 (Mixed by Solarstone and Stoneface & Terminal) Tracklist:

Disc 1 – Mixed by Solarstone
  1. Adam Nickey – Reflections
  2. ZOYA – Nostalgia (Solarstone Retouch)
  3. Foxhill – Waiting on the Beach (DJ Mix)
  4. Hoopoe – Matahari (Balearic Mix – Solarstone Retouch)
  5. Hel:sløwed – Bashed
  6. EverLight – The Long Road Home (Sinful Biz Remix – Solarstone Edit)
  7. Lostly – Violet (Solarstone Edit)
  8. Aerium – Something More (Solarstone Retouch)
  9. Solarstone – S3000 (island version)
  10. Lustral – Everytime (Danny Stubbs Remix – Solarstone Edit)
  11. Akkima – Moments (Solarstone Retouch)
  12. Paul Ryan – Stars
  13. Sunscreem – Love U More (Solarstone Pure Mix)
  14. Robert Nickson – Delyo’s Voyage (Solarstone Edit)
Disc 2 – Mixed by Stoneface & Terminal
  1. Cosmic Baby – Loops of Infinity (Gundamea Rework – Intro Version)
  2. Basil O’Glue & Nomas – San Giljan
  3. Pico Boulevard – Another Time
  4. Stoneface & Terminal & SinSonic – Spaceglide
  5. Martin LeBlanc – Lagom (Activa Rework)
  6. Paul Denton – Ricochet (Stoneface & Terminal Remix)
  7. M.I.K.E. Push vs Trinitro – Endless Balance (Stoneface & Terminal Remix)
  8. Corin Bayley presents R3B0RN3 – My Kaleidoscope
  9. Stoneface & Terminal with Robert Nickson – From the Sun
  10. Solarstone with Stoneface & Terminal – Mist on the Hill (Stoneface & Terminal Mix)
  11. Lost Witness – Lateott
  12. Sam Laxton – Life in Trance
  13. Stoneface & Terminal – Frontlines (Book Series Version)
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MyStro's been embedded for years in dance music industry - finding the passion during the early years of the internet when in 6th grade. Since the passion began, he's done a bit of everything - DJed in Ibiza, promoted and thrown his own parties, VJed, created promotional material, worked A&R for labels, and of course, wrote for blogs. Now he is here with EDM Identity, ready to make waves with his honest and unique perspective honed through years of varied experiences in the industry.

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