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13 Aussie Producers to Watch in March

In this new regular feature, we’ll exclusively showcase the latest from our local Australian trance & progressive artists. Whether it’s new music, artist news or updates , if it’s hot, you’ll find it here.

In this edition we caught up with Astrade, Nick Arbor, Digital Dreamerz, Tygris, Pinkque, Rodman, Avian, Ahmet Atasever, Amy Parnell, Simon Lovell, Exis, Illuminor & D6.

Astrade March 2015 ArtistAstrade

They may only be 15, but the young Brisbane duo ‘Astrade’ are gaining a strong foothold in the world of trance music. Josiah and Jye teamed up two years ago after being introduced to Armin van Buuren’s ASOT radio show by an older brother and fell in love with the genre ever since. Inspired by the sounds of Paul van Dyk, Cosmic Gate and Above & Beyond, the Aussie duo have produced many mixes and mashups, and will soon be releasing exclusive bootlegs and remixes later this month.

Check out their Facebook page here and make sure to follow them on Soundcloud.

 

Nick Arbor March Artists 2015Nick Arbor

One of Sydney’s leading artists, Nick Arbor recently rocked the crowd at A State Of Trance 700 in Sydney, providing ASOT fans with the perfect tunes alongside local act, Thomas Hayes in an unforgettable B2B set. Nick is now back in the studio, working on several new projects with Thomas Knight and Simon Lovell and he’ll soon be releasing his remix of Ferry Tayle’s ‘Rescue Me’ (with Simon Lovell) and Luke Bond’s ‘Fear’.

Make sure to check out his current remix of ‘Faces’ – glover with Bobby Neon…out now on Beatport.

Nick Arbor’s Soundcloud.
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dD-March-Artist-2015Digital Dreamerz

Expect to hear all new original tracks and remixes from trance duo, Digital Dreamerz this year.

The Melbourne duo are currently collaborating with local artists and have recently been working on a lot of edits/mash ups which have been used throughout their sets.

After the outstanding year in which the duo have toured alongside big names in the industry, and with more big shows forthcoming, It’s hard to imagine the duo going anywhere but up from here.

Digital Dreamerz merchandise will be available soon.

Digital Dreamerz Soundcloud.
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Tygris March Artist 2015Tygris

Coming off a year that saw Tygris being featured in MaRLo’s successful Armada compilation, ‘Visions’ – what could be next for the Aussie artist? Two new incredible collaborations! Tygris is currently working with APD (Slovakia) and Disco’s Over (England/Scotland).

Click here to keep up to date with the latest from Tygris. Follow Tygris on Soundcloud.

 

 

 

Pinkque March Artist 2015Pinkque:

Pinkque is an Australian producer who’s all about authenticity. Her sound has earned her placement in the upcoming Extrema 400 Australia Tour with Manuel Le Saux and Darren Porter, and recently made her debut on Manuel Le Saux’s Extrema Global Music with ‘Reborn’. The uplifting track has seen recent support from MaRLo during his incredible set at ASOT Festival Utrecht.

She is back in the studio, working on a new collaboration with Ferry Tayle and an original track whilst working on two upcoming tours in the U.S. and Europe!

Click here to listen to ‘Reborn’. Extrema 400 tickets are on sale now.

www.pinkqueofficial.com
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Avian Rodman March Artist 2015Rodman & Avian

Rodman & Avian have joined forces and begun recording a brand new podcast called ‘Spectrum’, showcasing the very best music from a broad range of genres, ranging from trance and progressive to uplifting and psy, and everything in between – something which isn’t being done by others. The new concept was inspired by the recent upturn in popularity amongst some niche sub genres of trance. ‘Spectrum’ successfully launched the first episode in February – click here to have a listen.

The Sydney-based DJ’s have been playing across the local trance scene for many years, becoming regular’s at Voodoo, Digital Therapy and Beatz.

Follow Spectrum on Soundcloud for all the latest updates — we hope you enjoy this month’s episode!

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Ahmet-March-Artist-2015Ahmet Atasever

Ahmet Atasever has had a stellar year so far – recently signing a new track as a follow-up to ‘Traversing’ with Black Hole Recordings, featuring vocals from Canadian singer, Amy Kirkpatrick and gaining support from Matt Darey, the mastermind behind the trance anthems ‘Liberation’ and ‘Game Master’, who is currently working on a remix of the upcoming single.

His latest release, ‘Traversing’ was released on the sub-label ‘In Trance We Trust’, gaining huge support from Armin van Buuren on ASOT episode 685, and other big names including Cosmic Gate, MaRLo, Ruben de Ronde and Johan Gielen.

The Melbourne producer is also currently seeking vocalists to work on new material – click here to contact him.
Podcast: www.voyagetovalinor.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/ahmetataseverdj
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/ahmetatasever
Soundcloud: http://soundcloud.com/ahmetatasever
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/ahmetatasever

 

Amy-Parnell-March-Artist-2015Amy Parnell

Recently supporting Freedom Fighters in Sydney, we caught up with Amy Parnell to find out more about her upcoming productions!

Amy Parnell: “I’ve just started two originals, one with an uplifting vibe and the other is a techy, psy-infused track. I’ve also recently set myself a goal to be the first female to release on Mental Asylum Records!”

Catch Amy play at ‘Rehab’ March 20 – click here for more info.

 

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Twitter: @realamyparnell

 

Simon-Lovell-March-Artist-2015Simon Lovell

Not only is Simon one of the driving forces behind Sydney’s biggest trance club nights, he’s also a successful DJ and has just finished producing a scorching new track that will be debuted at Bryan Kearney’s sold out show in Sydney this March. Simon will be releasing his remix of Ferry Tayle’s ‘Rescue Me’ with Nick Arbor – out on Enhanced Recordings later this month.

Simon Lovell: “Currently, the Sydney scene is going from strength to strength! 2015 for Genesis and Voodoo is looking to be our biggest year so far! Major upgrades in production are being put into all of our events across the board and the line-up of this year’s artists is world class. This will be a year to remember for everyone in the Sydney Trance scene!”

Follow Simon Lovell on Souncloud.
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www.simonlovell.com.au

 

Exis-March-Artists-2015Exis

Having received recent support from artists including Australia’s MaRLo and Arisen Flame, Exis is an artist to watch in 2015!

‘The Ensemble’ appeared in MaRLo’s Armada compilation, ‘Visions’ and got played during his ASOT 700 set in Sydney. Exis will also release an uplifting trance original on Tangled Audio (Alter Ego Records) in April.

You can catch Exis play at trance events in Melbourne including Sanctuary Saturdays at Room 680 and make sure to check out his podcast called ‘Euphoric Moment’s, showcasing his latest favourite tracks – click here to listen.

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Illuminor-March-Artist-2015Illuminor

Illuminor continue to forge ahead. The Perth duo comprised of Joe Benger and Michael Ware have been working on loads of new material including a tune aimed at the Enhanced Progressive imprint, and have been delving into some new, bigger sounds!

Most recently, Illuminor have finished a remix for the mighty Jaytech. Their remix of ‘Tank Logic’ has seen massive support from Above & Beyond and is out now on Beatport – grab your copy here.

As always you can catch their monthly radio show, Symbiosis Radio, on the first Saturday of every month at afterhours.fm (7pm WST), showcasing all the melodic gems the duo are most passionate about, exclusive bootlegs, mashups and original productions

Follow Illuminor on Soundcloud.
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Check out their Instagram.

 

D6-March-Artst-2015D6

Aussie DJ, D6 will be celebrating the 100th episode of his podcast, Sleepless Nights tomorrow night at Transcend in Adelaide. We recently caught up with D6 to talk about this huge milestone in his career:

How does it feel to have reached 100 episodes of SN?
It feels awesome! When I first started mixing 4 years ago, I never thought that I would have my own podcast. I began mixing after being tired of listening to the long intros and 2-3 minute outro’s of most tracks whilst driving. A friend let me try mixing and compile my own CD…I was hooked from there! 4 years later and here I am.

What can people expect from the upcoming celebration event on March 6?
March 6 will be huge! I’m closing out the night with my 100th episode, playing all my favourite tracks since Episode 1 plus a whole lot of ID’s I’ve collected and kept secret until now. There will also be some of Adelaide’s finest local DJ’s showing their stuff! I have been looking forward to it for a long time and can’t wait!

Click here for event details.
Check out ‘Sleepless Night’s’ here.
Like D6 on Facebook.

 

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