We love Trance music

We love Trance music

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Speed1283

1,063 posts

72 months

Sunday 27th March
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Another trance lover here. Kind of rare these days...

I'll check out some of the links.

I came across this a few months/years ago and it's my go to YouTube mix for when I'm working and need to zone out. https://youtu.be/zIjPoj8a4Ko

The tune that starts at 4:18 is just perfect for me... Such bliss.

cherryowen

10,601 posts

181 months

Sunday 27th March
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Clockwork Cupcake said:
cherryowen said:
Yep, love a bit of trance.

The CD changer in the car currently has two discs of this
CD changer? How quaint.
Isn't it just?

Sadly a fifteen year old Saab preludes more modern fripperies, which - for me - is equally offset by the mid-range acceleration.



mikebradford

1,960 posts

122 months

Sunday 27th March
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Grew up listening to trance as well as piano classics

Regbuser

865 posts

12 months

Monday 28th March
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MX500

4,002 posts

152 months

Monday 28th March
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monkfish1 said:
Yes, and yes!

The wilderness years have passed. Plenty of good stuff out there now. But wat to much generic/formulaic crap!
I think that's exactly it.

I find way too much of it formulaic and generic. Strangely, I find the early 90s period (early Renaissance/Northern Exposure type stuff, to give 2 obvious examples) has aged far better than the later 90s and 00s onwards trance. I can still listen to the early stuff whereas I find the latter much harder to jump back into.


I do wonder if my tastes have changed too much to get back into it properly, and my nostalgia for the period and the tracks that I already know and remember are what I actually like and sometimes enjoy revisiting.

KobayashiMaru86

955 posts

187 months

Monday 28th March
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Still listen to it all the time. Used to download ASOT every to listen in the car. It's gone a bit tamer and more progressive but some belters still come out of nowhere. I now use radio.garden and search for Trance stations. There's a fair few and some are superb. If I walk or cycle I put that on and it's great.

FishAndChips

428 posts

46 months

Monday 28th March
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For anyone into the old Renaissance sound, this is a must listen:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0014f21

Dave Seaman stress records special.

Clockwork Cupcake

Original Poster:

69,228 posts

249 months

Monday 28th March
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I listen to the trance channels on https://www.di.fm a lot, especially Female Vocal Trance.

I've also found the mixes on the RazNitzanMusic channel on YouTube to be good.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsoHXOnM64WwLccxT...


FishAndChips

428 posts

46 months

Monday 28th March
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bunchofkeys said:
May i suggest

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a35iQkCe0hI

Oakenfold 1999, still frequently played, absolutely love it.
I happened to be there that night, Lotherton Hall if I remember, it went off. The Space Brothers remix that comes in about 29 min mark still gives me goosebumps over 20 years later. hehe

Edited by FishAndChips on Monday 28th March 11:38

GCCP

894 posts

209 months

Monday 28th March
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Trance Nation 2 - MOS - Every track is top tier!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pZ9qJwFq_sw&ab...


p4cks

6,254 posts

176 months

Monday 28th March
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As compilation CDs go, I couldn't listen to anything other than the Gatecrasher series (still got them all actually!) The mixing was absolutely sublime especially when I'd compare them to MOS/Euphoria or the like which I'd describe more as a 'party' style mix.


The_Doc

4,432 posts

197 months

Monday 28th March
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I bought this 2 CD set in 1999

Disc 2 is particularly good, here's the unmixed track run.

https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PL3ttjaWXsqneHar...

Atlanta - Pete Heller
5.55 - Durango. yes yes yes, all day and all night.

I think Pete Tong mixed it.

Trance is very much still alive. Anjunadeep is particularly good courtesy of Above&Beyond, particularly as the three of them have gone soft over the decades.

p4cks

6,254 posts

176 months

Monday 28th March
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I forgot to add... one of the better trance CDs that I found was Matt Darey's Fast Car mix compilation...



https://www.discogs.com/release/107889-Matt-Darey-...

Track 2 was an absolute monster and still to this day I have not been able to find it on vinyl, anywhere frown

bangerhoarder

361 posts

45 months

Monday 28th March
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For some, modern trance is almost a different genre to classic. I like both, but my favourite era is around 2003 to 2012.

Early Anjunabeats (up to 9) with some good tracks on later albums (that stop being mainly trance after Group Therapy started). ASoT used to be a huge part of my life, but a bit pop-like now. Some fantastic past episodes, pre-750 or so.

I’m a fan of The Thrillseekers Nightmusic compilations, as well as In Search of Sunrise (Tiesto ones). Got into The Grand Sound during lockdown - mixed genres but great curation.

There’s huge choice of new sets out there, all ranging from classic to progressive, but all depends on your interests. Trance producers always seem to want to shift to making pop (and actual money) with a few solid exceptions!

MX500

4,002 posts

152 months

Monday 28th March
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FishAndChips said:
For anyone into the old Renaissance sound, this is a must listen:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0014f21

Dave Seaman stress records special.
Nice, I'll give that a whirl, thanks.


p4cks said:
As compilation CDs go, I couldn't listen to anything other than the Gatecrasher series (still got them all actually!) The mixing was absolutely sublime especially when I'd compare them to MOS/Euphoria or the like which I'd describe more as a 'party' style mix.
I was a huge GC fan, I have the majority of the compilations, apart from the late ones that went a bit cheesy IMO. Some of the best club nights of my life were at GC @ The Republic

The_Doc

4,432 posts

197 months

Monday 28th March
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If we're going proper proper back in time, then you need this from 1995

https://youtu.be/_MhSL4QSUMg

Sasha' Voyage of Ima, by BT

specifically from 21.43 onwards to about 36.00

Vocals you say, vocals on Trance. Never bettered
When I bought this album in '95 I knew I had found a new kind of music

MX500

4,002 posts

152 months

Monday 28th March
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Some of BTs stuff was a big part of my younger days of dance music. I didn't love everything he did though, I was never a huge fan of vocal trance. However, PvD's mix of Remember blew my mind back in the day.

Speaking of that, Vordprung dyk Technik was (still is I guess) one of the gems of my collection. This whole compilation is epic:


CD1

https://youtu.be/0169qWPn-FY


CD2

https://youtu.be/FzvD6vq4q7o


CD3

https://youtu.be/snanxc_u4Ko





Sasha is still a big part of my listening, past and present. I was listening to this a few days ago, it's mega


Sasha, Burning Man 2020

https://youtu.be/7QPLIzcQRws




p4cks

6,254 posts

176 months

Monday 28th March
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MX500 said:
Vordprung dyk Technik was (still is I guess) one of the gems of my collection.
What a shout! In a round tin too IIRC?

MX500

4,002 posts

152 months

Monday 28th March
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p4cks said:
What a shout! In a round tin too IIRC?
Yes I do remember that, but unfortunately I only managed to get the traditional 3 disc case

Chris Stott

9,597 posts

174 months

Monday 28th March
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PVD sets were some of the best around when I was clubbing in the 90’s… I lived in Chesterfield and Gatecrasher was our local big night out for a few years… second only to The courtyard in my memories of massive nights.