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Category: In Depth

In-Depth Interview with Sean Tyas

Sean Tyas dropped by to discuss the festival season, studio life, and the return of trance legend Activa! Sean Tyas kickstarted his career in the best possible way. It’s hard to find a 2006 trance set from a big party without Sean’s first major single “Lift”. Such was the success of the track, that when Sean opened up a remix competition, more than 250 producers took their take on the original. Over the years, Sean’s name became synonymous with productions of the utmost quality. It’s one of the main reasons why his fanbase remains faithful to this day. With the...

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In-Depth Interview With Ferry Corsten

Ferry Corsten stops by to discuss his recent performances at Tomorrowland, his new album Blueprint, and loads more! Ferry Corsten, a name that is synonymous with trance since its infancy. The man behind world renowned projects, such as Moonman, Gouryella and System F, is responsible for what many believe to be the rise in Dutch Trance. His impact has engulfed trance for more than 20 years. We had the great honour to speak with the man himself about his double performance at Tomorrowland on Weekend 1, his new Blueprint album, upcoming projects and a few other interesting topics! Watch...

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In-Depth Interview With HALIENE

Go in-depth with electronic music’s newest muse, HALIENE! You’ve heard her voice all over for the last few years but 2017 has HALIENE’s name all over the new releases. You can find her featured on many tracks with various artists from ATB to Illenium. With emotional lyrics, HALIENE showcases strong songwriting and a powerful voice. Her music often hits me in the heaviest of places but lifts me up as well. For many fans, her work with Gareth Emery and Standerwick on “Saving Light” proclaims the emotions within her creativity. Her earlier works under her legal name, Kelly Sweet, ingrained...

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In-Depth Interview With Simon Patterson

Simon Patterson ‘Opens Up’ About EDCLV, His Career, & New Releases! The name Simon Patterson should be familiar to most trance aficionados. Between endless chart-topping releases and headlining major events, Simon’s success is unquestionable. His name has become synonymous with cutting edge trance, techno, and psytrance ever since his concept Open Up was launched. However, when we were given the opportunity to do an interview with him, we wanted to expose you to how he reached the place he’s at right now. From working for labels to becoming an artist that constantly pushes the boundaries of what’s new, to...

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Markus Schulz Talks ‘The Nine Skies’, EDC Las Vegas, & More!

Markus Schulz discusses Dakota, The Nine Skies, EDC, his love for San Francisco and more! This past week, Dreamstate San Francisco was the talk of the town in the trance world. This latest iteration of the massive trance-only event curated a list of artists that included many sub-genres included psytrance, uplifting, and classic trance. One such performance that has been talked about heavily is that of Markus Schulz presents Dakota. Schulz’s work in the electronic music scene extends farther than merely being a DJ.  His influence and work are seen in all areas of the music industry. Schulz is...

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In-Depth Interview With Shane 54

Shane 54 talks about life as a solo artist, International Departures, “First Time”, and more! Shane 54 is a true testament to all that defines an artist with unwavering passion, relentless drive, and supreme talent! Since the release of his first solo track, “Paradise”, that was quickly followed up by his debut solo performance at ExchangeLA just this past December, his momentum has not faltered for even a second. With a vision to fuse elements of trance, progressive, and house, Shane 54 has developed his own sound, dripping with his own personality. He is ready to take his faithful fans on the...

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