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Psytrance

Live @ Open To Close

Many asked if I recorded the set from my Open To Close last Saturday, and the answer is yes! The full set in high-quality streaming is up on SoundCloud now.

Due to some personal events, it was probably the most emotional set for me ever, and you can clearly see the reflection of this in the tracks I’ve played. Thank you everyone for staying with me all five hours long, from start to finish.

Listen to the first three hours especially closely as this is where I am musically at the moment for the most part, and you’ll see me doing more like this.

Tracklistings

0:00:00 Matteo Monero — Anunnaki (Hot TuneiK Remix)
0:06:52 Da Luka — Focus (Original Mix)
0:12:41 Latin Intelligent — The Last Night On This Planet (Original Mix)
0:17:58 Phi Phi — Breaking Danger (Roddy Reynaert & Phi Phi Remix)
0:24:27 Amol Reon, Nosh, SJ — Fairy Tales (LoQuai Remix)
0:29:11 Kamilo Sanclemente, Mauro Aguirre — Hera (Original Mix)
0:34:57 Darko De Jan, Matan Caspi — Black Street (Original Mix)
0:39:40 Chris Sterio — Zen (Matter Remix)
0:44:21 Don Argento, Paul Angelo — Final Sentiment (Alfonso Muchacho Remix)
0:48:46 Matan Caspi, Ziger — Templar (Original Mix)
0:53:27 Aves Volare, Citizen Kain — Balance (Original Mix)
0:57:43 Dylhen — The Upside Down (Extended Mix)
1:02:39 Beckers, D-Nox — Polyacid (Original Mix)
1:08:23 D-Formation, Rick Pier O’Neil — Odisey (Original Mix)
1:13:35 Rick Pier O’Neil — Throaty (Original Mix)
1:19:21 Bastian Bux, Hxnter — Edenvale (Original Mix)
1:23:44 Aaron Cullen, Tommy Conway — Glack (Original Mix)
1:27:37 Balthazar, Jackrock — Purple Antelope (Original Mix)
1:32:15 Ettica — Phantom Guide (Original Mix)
1:37:56 John 00 Fleming — Looking Back. To Look Forward (Ziger Remix)
1:41:40 Phil Martyn — Come On (Kastis Torrau Remix)
1:47:37 Dylhen, Paul Thomas — Diablo (Extended Mix)
1:52:15 Phil Martyn — Storm (Original Mix)
1:56:54 Township Rebellion — Monocloque (Original Mix)
2:03:12 Jiggler — Rising (Original Mix)
2:06:58 E’sh, Matan Caspi — Eidothea (Original Mix)
2:10:35 Union Jack — Cactus (Jonno Brien Remix)
2:15:11 Klaark, Sisko Electrofanatik — Onium (Original Mix)
2:19:45 David Granha — Savala (Original Mix)
2:23:49 Antimatter, MVMB — Odyssey (Original Mix)
2:29:28 Bart Skils — Ocean Drive (Original Mix)
2:34:01 Hell Driver — Shorebreak (Original Mix)
2:39:18 Rudosa — Run Riot (Original Mix)
2:44:49 Stiv Hey — Control (Original Mix)
2:48:42 Spektre — Carnival Of Souls (Original Mix)
2:53:12 A*S*Y*S, Dominik Schwarz — Destruction (Original Mix)
2:57:57 Raito — Acid Overflow (Original Mix)
3:02:27 Tom Laws — Hold On (Giovanni Carozza Remix)
3:07:12 Reaky — Never Say Never Again (Reakson Remix)
3:10:11 Subliminal Codes — Moonwatcher (Original Mix)
3:15:15 Daniel Lesden — Surreal (Part 2)
3:20:29 Ectima — Immortalize (Original Mix)
3:24:34 Captain Hook, Liquid Soul — Liquid Hook (Zentura Remix)
3:30:31 Vertical Mode — Lazer Shot (Original Mix)
3:35:42 Outsiders, Symbolic — Life On Earth (Original Mix)
3:40:22 E-Clip — Aurorae Tales (Original Mix)
3:44:50 Daniel Lesden — The Last Of Our Kind (Original Mix)
3:51:08 V-Society — The Creator (Original Mix)
3:55:24 CPU, Mad Maxx — Shiva On Acid (V-Society Remix)
4:00:50 Photosynthesis — The Empty Space (Original Mix)
4:05:47 Nertum — Transcending Dimension (Original Mix)
4:11:25 Faders, Mental Broadcast — Psychedelic Theory (Original Mix)
4:15:28 Avalon, E-Clip — Isotonic Tuning (Original Mix)
4:19:45 Starlab — Mission Simulator (Original Mix)
4:25:06 Sonic Species, Volcano — Riding The Wave (Original Mix)
4:31:18 Deedrah, Talamasca — Transwave (Original Mix)
4:35:13 Hypnocoustics, Relativ — Final Frontier (Original Mix)
4:39:24 Xerox & Illumination — Paranoia (Symbolic Remix)
4:43:22 Neuroplasm, Relativ — Moon Ritual (Original Mix)
4:48:31 Cosmic Tone, Freak Control, Static Movement — Inevitable (Original Mix)
4:52:09 Astral Projection, Raja Ram — Dance Is The Answer (Original Mix)
4:55:17 Radiotrance — Plasma (Original Mix)

The Guest Mix @ Prostranstvo on Megapolis FM

Music genres often exist in parallel worlds. Ask psy-heads what they think of Progressive House and most say it’s pop and cheesy; for the Techno people ‘Psytrance’ is a bad word, and so on.

But I have a love and passion for all kind of underground music: from groovy and hypnotic to driving and heads-down. I believe that Progressive House, Trance, Techno, and Psytrance can be blended together within one DJ mix, or even within one event, ultimately creating a whole new level of the musical journey.

Yesterday I had a privilege to play my guest mix on a Russian nationwide radio Megapolis FM in Prostranstvo show, hosted by Michael Demos and Miss YoYo, and I thought it would be a perfect opportunity to showcase my vision.

You’ll see me doing more of this later this year at my 5-hours open-to-close set, but for now, enjoy a sort of ‘condensed’ version of Progressive-to-Psy in this 1-hour guest mix aired yesterday:

Tracklistings

00:00 Boris — Can You Hear Me (Enrico Sangiuliano Remix)
03:02 Emok, Human Element, MVMB — Bao Bao (Original Mix)
06:34 John 00 Fleming, Eeemus — Drop From The Vile (Original Mix)
09:50 Eeemus — Yunzjah (Original Mix)
14:11 Subliminal Codes — Acid Memories (Original Mix)
17:06 Allaby — Hiding To Nothing (Original Mix)
20:42 Hedustma — Existence (MVMB Remix)
25:01 John 00 Fleming — The Dark Ranger (Original Mix)
26:27 Yoake, Doppler — Imagination (Original Mix)
29:03 E-Clip — Dreamcatcher (Original Mix)
33:26 Redrosid — Infra.Red (Original Mix)
38:07 SpaceNoiZe, Vertical Mode — Psychological Biological (Original Mix)
41:52 Aioaska, Gipsy Soul — Space Of Being (Original Mix)
46:27 Cambium — Infinity (Original Mix)
50:52 AudioFire — A Billion Neurons (Original Mix)
54:38 One Function, Yestermorrow — Microdose (Lyktum Remix)
 No comments    16   3 mon   Guest mixes   Progressive House   Progressive Psy   Psytrance   Techno

Live sets from Moscow

My two recorded live sets from the last weekend are up online on SoundCloud.

I rarely upload live sets as home listening never feels the same as when you experience this on the dancefloor, but this time I’ve decided to make an exception. The event production was so huge, so I wanted to share at least a piece of the vibe with the people that weren’t there.

And yes, as I played not one, but two sets on the same event, something that practically never happens.

Here’s a quick backstory.

Initially, I was booked as a closing DJ. Two days before the event I contacted the organisers saying that I would like to arrive at the venue in advance, before the doors open – I always do this when I can, to listen to the sound system, get familiar with the DJ booth and the crew. Everything was fine and agreed, and then the promoter said: “If you have enough strength and have a desire, you can also open it.” I didn’t think long and agreed.

On the one hand, playing two sets at the beginning and at the end of the event is difficult, but it was interesting to accept such a challenge to evaluate my own strength (especially considering that the opening set turned out to be an impromptu as I found out about it just two days before the event).

On the other hand, I wanted to show how to open a Trance event: not from the “140 BPM progressive,” as many Psytrance DJs think is right, but in a proper way — nice and deep, with music that greets guests and sets the mood for the rest of the night. I have already spoken about the role of the opening DJs and I will speak more for sure, I believe this is such an important topic.

Anyway, here’re my sets, I hope you enjoy. Feel free to drop a comment, what do you think?

Opening set

11 PM Progressive:

0:00:00 Graumann — The Ants (Extended Mix) FSOE UV
0:05:25 Ran Salman — December (Original Mix) Ein2
0:09:48 Mathov — Nabrisa (Ettica Remix) JOOF Aura
0:16:46 Vibrasphere — Isolation (Original Mix) Tribal Vision
0:22:25 Relaunch — Night Train (Original Mix) Bonzai
0:27:36 Rise & Fall — Second Chance (Luke Porter Remix) Temporum Music
0:33:32 Ewan Rill — Hunters (Original Mix) JOOF Recordings
0:38:11 Basil O’Glue — Shrine (Early Mix) JOOF Recordings
0:43:21 R3cycle, Roy Lebens — Hello (Original Mix) Iono Music
0:48:00 Michael & Levan and Stiven Rivic, Rick Pier O’Neil — Obsession (Darin Epsilon Remix) Perspectives Digital
0:52:46 Rick Pier O’Neil — Up To The Groove (Techno Mix) JOOF Recordings
0:56:54 Matteo Monero — Anunnaki (Hot TuneiK Remix) Balkan Connection
1:02:04 Paul Hamilton — Time (Subandrio Remix) Baroque Records
1:08:23 Der Dritte Raum — Hale Bopp (Boris Brejcha Remix) Harthouse
1:14:46 Ivanshee — Orbital Throb (Alessandro Spaiani Remix) JOOF Aura
1:18:23 Max Graham — Redemption (Tim Penner Remix) Cycles
1:24:34 Dylhen — The Upside Down (Extended Mix) Coldharbour Recordings
1:30:31 Dylhen — Apogee (Extended Mix) FSOE UV

Closing set

5 AM Psytrance:

Rave Podcast 100

A special episode

The 100th episode of the monthly radio show. Do I need to say anything else? I was on tour without the Internet, I was sick, I worked, and celebrated my honeymoon, but I didn’t miss a single episode. Feeling proud and thankful.

For such a special occasion, I recorded a two-hour mix with a smooth build-up. Definitely check that out.

Tracklistings

0:00:00 Chris Sterio – Zen (Matter Remix)
0:05:11 Cid Inc – Arcane Thoughts (Original Mix)
0:09:20 Paul Hamilton – Time (Subandrio Remix)
0:14:13 Max Graham – Redemption (Tim Penner Remix)
0:18:51 Rick Pier O’Neil – Throaty (Original Mix)
0:24:02 Pryda – Stay With Me (Original Mix)
0:26:08 Enrico Sangiuliano – Hidden T (Original Mix)
0:30:43 Basil O’Glue – The Mars Project (Original Mix)
0:35:32 John 00 Fleming – We Close Doors (Eeemus’s Black Lodge Remix)
0:40:11 Atmos – Instant Cargo (Original Mix)
0:43:13 Subliminal Codes – Backmasking (Original Mix)
0:46:12 Rnx – Atoms (Extended Mix)
0:49:55 Julio Navas – Organic (Alex Stein Remix)
0:52:56 Christopher Lawrence, John 00 Fleming – Dark On Fire (Insert Name Remix)
0:56:00 Ectima – Human Race (Original Mix)
0:59:20 Ticon – Less Is More (Robert Elster Remix)
1:05:06 Ticon – Stimulant (Original Mix)
1:08:55 Yahel – Deep Feelings (Original Mix)
1:12:00 Arhetip, Zyce – Sons Of The Future (Original Mix)
1:14:49 Daniel Lesden – The Last Of Our Kind (Original Mix)
1:21:14 Future Frequency, Vertical Mode – The Real Reality (Original Mix)
1:25:11 Sonic Entity – Orbital Spin (Original Mix)
1:28:52 Divination – Caper Town (Original Mix)
1:31:52 Yestermorrow – Visions Of The Future (Original Mix)
1:35:07 Daniel Lesden – Structured Chaos (Original Mix)
1:40:11 Flegma – Become One With The Drum (Original Mix)
1:42:30 Arhetip, Nerso – Nada Brahma (Original Mix)
1:46:10 Daniel Lesden – Technological Singularity (Original Mix)
1:51:54 Daniel Lesden, Mechanimal – Confront Reality (Original Mix)
1:56:01 Orkidea – Nana (Waio Remix)

Rave Podcast 099

Recorded live from London

Wow, we’re getting close to a 100th episode, and to start celebrating this I’d like give you a sneak peek of what happens on my gigs. For the next two hours please enjoy my recorded live set from London.

Tracklistings

0:00:00 MVMB – Interstellar (Original Mix)
0:05:27 Hedustma – Existence (MVMB Remix)
0:09:25 John 00 Fleming – Tik Tok (Part 1)
0:14:07 Chris Oblivion, Robert Vadney – Lost Language (Stripped Mix)
0:16:30 John 00 Fleming – The 10th Life (Artifact303 Remix)
0:20:55 Relativ – Space Crash (Original Mix)
0:26:01 Avalon, Tristan, Vini Vici – Colors (Original Mix)
0:29:35 Sideform – The Ritual (Original Mix)
0:34:39 GMS – Monolith (Original Mix)
0:37:56 Daniel Lesden – Pangea Proxima (Original Mix)
0:43:26 Symbolic – Grim Sleeper (Original Mix)
0:48:28 Faders, Vertical Mode – Optical Illusion (Original Mix)
0:52:55 Relativ – Out Of My Mind (Original Mix)
0:57:54 Dual Resonance – We Are Universe (Original Mix)
1:02:00 Daniel Lesden – Ignition (Original Mix)
1:06:34 Manmachine – Synthesize (Original Mix)
1:11:48 Daniel Lesden – Enuma Elish (Original Mix)
1:18:10 Daniel Lesden – Structured Chaos (Original Mix)
1:23:09 Daniel Lesden – Technological Singularity (Original Mix)
1:29:45 Future Frequency – Freakuencies (Original Mix)
1:34:45 Sonic Species – The Force (Original Mix)
1:40:12 AudioFire – Fact Or Fiction (Original Mix)
1:44:44 Avalon, Burn In Noise – Galactic Groover (James West Remix)
1:49:26 Tristan – Enlightenment (Outsiders Remix)
1:53:27 Astral Projection – Mahadeva (Faders Remix)
 No comments    15   9 mon   Dance:Love:Hub   Gigs   Live sets   Psychedelic   Psytrance   Rave Podcast   Techno   United Kingdom

Rave Podcast 098

Special guest of the month: Datacult

July’s show is quite unusual: as you know I’m a Psytrance music producer, but I also have a love and passion for a deeper side of music which I would like to showcase for you today. I like how the Psytrance labels now embrace that deeper sound as well, as we see more of such music coming out from the names like Nano Records, Iono Music, JOOF, Iboga etcetera, they all seem to realise how fresh it now.

And for the second hour, we have a guest mix from Datacult, a very talented German producer and sound designer.

Tracklistings

0:00:00 R3cycle, Roy Lebens – Hello (Original Mix)
0:05:06 Michael & Levan and Stiven Rivic, Rick Pier O’Neil – Obsession (Darin Epsilon Remix)
0:08:24 Eli Spiral – Planet 9 (Original Mix)
0:14:10 All In, MVMB – Sun Electric (Original Mix)
0:18:12 Spektre – Carnival Of Souls (Original Mix)
0:22:30 John 00 Fleming – Floating (Extended Mix)
0:27:17 ID – ID unreleased
0:30:18 Gary Delaney – Little Groovy Plucks (Original Mix)
0:34:05 ID – ID unreleased
0:38:02 Sideform – Web Of Life (Float Remix)
0:40:26 Ascent – Positive Vibes (Original Mix)
0:43:04 Freaked Frequency – Solar (Original Mix)
0:46:57 Whirloop – Salvation Slumberland (Original Mix)
0:52:18 Human Blue – Galactic Fire (Original Mix)
0:57:25 Man With No Name – Teleport (Sabretooth Remix)

Datacult guest mix

1:02:36 The Key – Tridimensional Abstractions (Datacult Remix)
1:09:12 Sabretooth – Driven (Datacult Remix)
1:14:32 Datacult – Aliyah (Original Mix)
1:20:07 Dark Nebula & Datacult – Beyond That Door (Datacult Remix)
1:25:40 Datacult & Takttrauma – Subspace (Original Mix)
1:31:16 Datacult – Maschine (Original Mix)
1:36:49 Datacult – Schizophrenia (Original Mix)
1:42:51 Datacult – Falcon (Original Mix)
1:48:11 Klopfgeister – Seven Days (Datacult Remix)
1:53:17 Datacult & GMO – Dragon (Original Mix)

Rave Podcast 097

Special guest of the month: Ekahal

June’s podcast starts with some kind of a Techno’ish psytrance, which I believe we’ll hear more in the future as these two genres will emerge into something new and underground. Also, this episode featuring some well-known artists as well as some very new producers who just made their first track, it really warms my heart when I find such amazing talents.

And for the second hour, we have a really psychedelic guest mix from a Greece artist Ekahal. He just released his debut album on Digital Nature Records, and this guest mix is his album presentation.

Tracklistings

0:00:00 Allaby – Hiding To Nothing (Original Mix)
0:07:26 Triforce – Lifeblood (Original Mix)
0:10:32 Coyu & Antonio Pocai – Transportador (Coyu Raw Mix)
0:12:55 Martin Vice & Michael Banel – Interstellar (Original Mix)
0:15:55 E-Clip – Qoom (Original Mix)
0:19:43 Impact – Essence Of Life (Original Mix)
0:23:58 Waveform – Artificial Life (Original Mix)
0:27:59 Nerso – The Source (Original Mix)
0:31:52 Visua & Norma Project – Fractality (Original Mix)
0:36:41 Freqfield – Addicted (Original Mix)
0:42:08 3 Of Life – Be Square (Original Mix)
0:45:24 Ctrl4 – Circus Cheese (Original Mix) Unreleased
0:46:48 Zen Mechanics & Audiotec – Mechanical Dreams (Original Mix)
0:49:50 Dreamcast – Horizon Down (Original Mix) Unreleased
0:54:03 Sideform – Reflection (2018 Edit)

Ekahal guest mix

1:00:27 Ekahal – 12th Dimension (The Final Realm)
1:06:46 Ekahal – Ayahuasca (Live Mix)
1:11:45 Ekahal – Kiddo Weirdo (Original Mix)
1:18:47 Ekahal – Mr. Purple (Original Mix) Unreleased
1:25:43 Ekahal – A Bright Star in the Sky (Original Mix)
1:29:34 Ekahal – Haze Runner (Original Mix)
1:33:39 Ekahal – God (Original Mix)
1:46:22 Ekahal – Twisted Magic (The Wizard Mix)
1:53:51 Ekahal – A Moment of Clarity (Original Mix)
 No comments    8   11 mon   Progressive Psy   Psytrance   Rave Podcast   Techno

Rave Podcast 096

Special guest of the month: Shadow Chronicles

This month’s show features one of the previously recorded mixes I played at Trance Psyberia show, and for the second hour, we have a man who needs no introduction: Protoculture returns to the Psy scene under his new alias, Shadow Chronicles.

Tracklistings

0:00:00 Daniel Lesden at Trance Psyberia

Shadow Chronicles guest mix

0:59:54 Shadow Chronicles – Singularity (Original Mix)
1:07:29 Shadow Chronicles – Love & Light (Original Mix)
1:12:35 Shadow Chronicles – Black Magic Woman (Original Mix)
1:17:28 Shadow Chronicles – The Matrix (Original Mix)
1:22:06 Shadow Chronicles – Supernature (Original Mix)
1:26:58 Astrix – Dharma (Off Limits Remix)
1:32:06 1200 Mics – Ecstasy (Makida Remix)
1:38:35 Shadow Chronicles – g.AI.a (Original Mix)
1:43:27 Astrix & Freedom Fighters – Burning Stones (Original Mix)
1:49:19 Shadow Chronicles – Another Earth (Original Mix)
1:53:57 Protoculture – Out of Reality (Shadow Chronicles Remix)
 No comments    7   1 y   Progressive Psy   Psytrance   Rave Podcast

Confront Reality is out now

A new collaboration · Digital Om Production

You won’t hear triplets, Indian motives or pitch rising effects in this track — It’s a straightforward 142 BPM melodic track that you can actually dance to. Here’s our collaboration with Mechanimal which is out now on Digital Om Productions.

Here’s what Christopher Lawrence said about it:

Great track! Good groove and heaps of complementary melodies.

Written and produced by Nick Sagar-House and Daniel Sokolovskiy
Mastering by Nick Sagar-House @ Mechanimal studio
Artwork by Point Zero Productions

 No comments    12   2018   Confront Reality   Psytrance   Release

Rave Podcast 094

Special guest of the month: Altered State

The show starts off with some nice deep Trance and even Techno which surprisingly sound really fresh to me despite the fact some of these tracks are pretty old actually, I hope you’ll like it too.

On top of that, we have some of the best Psytrance around, including new music Lyktum (a track taken from his new album which is absolutely gorgeous), a collaboration of Mechanical and Sabretooth, Vini Vici, Perfect Stranger, Volcano, X-Noize, Sonic Species and more.

And for the second hour, we have a great guest mix from an uprising star of the Irish Psy scene, a Dublin based DJ and producer and A&R at Critical Overload, Altered State.

Tracklistings

0:00:00 John 00 Fleming & Roby M Rage – The Devil’s Gates Of Heaven (Original Mix)
0:05:36 Don Ruijgrok – Awake (Original Mix)
0:08:31 Psychosonic – Beta (Original Mix)
0:14:49 Subliminal Codes – The Chase (Original Mix)
0:17:43 Perfect Stranger – W (Klipsun Remix)
0:23:03 Vini Vici & Pixel – Flashback (Original Mix)
0:27:15 Lyktum & Solar Kid – Dreamer (Original Mix)
0:32:12 Neutro & Doppler – Shankra (Original Mix)
0:36:45 Norma Project – Velediction (Original Mix)
0:41:23 Maitika – Cross The Border (Original Mix)
0:46:03 Mechanimal & Sabretooth – Quantum Fluctuation (Original Mix)
0:50:38 Volcano, Sonic Species & X-NoiZe – Future DMT (Original Mix)

Altered State guest mix

0:56:22 Captain Hook & Dj Gula K – Consciousness (Original Mix)
1:00:22 Gaudium & MVMB – Natural Mechanics (Original Mix)
1:05:00 Ritmo & Gaudium – Keep It Minimal (Original Mix)
1:08:28 Liquid Soul – Out Of The Blue (Multiphase Remix)
1:13:56 Divination & Liftshift – Inside You (Original Mix)
1:17:09 Cabal – Whatever (Altered State Remix)
1:20:42 Mindbernderz – Another Galaxy (Original Mix)
1:26:06 Inner State – New World Order (Altered State Remix)
1:30:39 Sonic Species & Symbolic – Horizon (Original Mix)
1:36:36 Indra – Flashback (Original Mix)
1:43:45 Ace Ventura & Rocky Tilbor – Dr Lupo (Rising Dust Remix)
1:48:25 Imaginarium – 100 Billion Neutrons (Original Mix)
1:53:52 Captain Hook – Vertebra L2 (Pitchbend Mix)
 No comments    5   2018   Progressive Psy   Psytrance   Rave Podcast   Techno
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