Welcome To Our Top Trance Picks For August/ September 2017

Welcome To Our Top Trance Picks For August/ September 2017

Welcome To Our Top Trance Picks For August/ September 2017

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Every month, we’ll take a look back at the top 10 trance tracks that shook our world from the previous 4 weeks. This is a no fuss curation of some of the biggest sounds from around the world in the trance scene – enjoy and dig in!

The Top Trance August/ September 2017 – Tracks 1-5

1. Dave Neven – Moon Shadow

Dave Neven is back with a new EP featuring Moon Shadow, an eerie darklifting melodic trance track.  It’s a perfect fit for Coldharbour.  I’m particularly a fan of the rolling and evolving bassline, the gated lead, and that little bit of funkiness in the bass pluck.  Great track and making the rounds by Markus Schulz frequently.

 

2. Cold Blue – Bliss

This has really been Cold Blue’s year.  Bliss is his latest release on FSOE and doesn’t disappoint.  It’s the perfect uplifting track for that transition into peak hour.  Love the keys in this one, too!

3. Signum & James Dymond – Keep On Moving Up

Love this collaboration out now on FSOE.  The vocals give it a classic feel while remaining a clearly modern track.  The supersaw chord progression is one of the more unique ones lately and really drives the track forward nicely.  Expect to hear this one a lot!

4. Mark Sherry & Dr. Willis – Here Come The Drums (ReDrive remix)

Where would I be without mentioning this absolute banger.  ReDrive killed it on this remix with HUGE support all of the world.  Love the psytech bassline, the drum complexity, the builds, and that breakdown!  Great work by ReDrive on this one!

5. Simon Patterson – Spike (Vertical Mode remix)

Any time you take Simon Patterson’s psytech sound and let a psy producer remix it, you’re bound to get something special.  This one is no different.  It pays homage to the original track but amps up the energy for VII’s Red Chapter.

The Top Trance August/ September – Tracks 6-10

 

6. Symbolic & Sonic Species – Horizon

I’m more and more of a fan of Symbolic and Sonic Species with every new track.  Horizon is a dance-ready psytrance track that’s a bit more upbeat and lighthearted than many deep dark psy bangers.  For me, the breakdown is the gem of this track.  Love the distorted lead!  It’s out of this world.

7. Aly & Fila and Paul Thomas – UV

UV is a bit more downtempo than my usual taste but proved to be a perfect fit in an opening set I recently played before ATB.  It’s a great transition track with a solid driving bassline, killer arps and plucks, and a catchy groove.  I’ll definitely play this one again!

8. Steve Allen – Metamorphasis

Steve’s debut track on Damaged is some serious uplifting!  I’ve really enjoyed watching Steve’s solo evolution including this track.  It’s pure trance mixed with some psy elements, making it a perfect fit for Damaged.  As usual, his breakdown is the centerpiece of this track, plucks, arps, and all.

9. Bryan Kearney pres. Karney – Smiler

Kearney’s Karney alias has always been full of surprises.  I enjoyed how Smiler is a simpler, more minimal tech trance track.  It’s dark.  It’s groovy.  It’s funky.  This is a great end of the night, down the rabbit hole kind of track.

10. Bryan Kearney – Superlouder

FREE DOWNLOAD ALERT!  Superlouder has been a staple in Bryan’s sets for the past few months and now it’s out as a free track.  If you have ever wanted to sample Carnage’s ill-fated Razor demo, well, Bryan beat you to it.  I crack up every time.  Great track!

 

Did we miss any of your favorite tunes for July?  What do you think of Won Fordy?

Let us know in the comments below!

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Aaron Davidson Contact: DJAirborne1@gmail.com Like me on Facebook at www.facebook.com/djairborneofficial Airborne (Aaron Davidson) is a Chicago-based producer and DJ who specializes in progressive house and trance originals. He also produces under the moniker Airborne presents ZeroSum. Airborne holds a monthly residency at Sound-Bar in Chicago, rated as one of the top clubs in the US. He has also been featured with guest mixes on Pineapple Digital Melodic Progressions Radio on di.fm, WKQX Q101's Electric Playground, and more. Born in Mequon, WI, Aaron started his music career learning classical violin and piano starting at age 4 and advanced through to train with the lead violist of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. Aaron's passion for electronic music began in the late '90s with The Crystal Method, Paul Oakenfold, Nine Inch Nails, and Aphex Twin. Today he loves to listen to artist such as Eric Prydz, Jeremy Olander, Fehrplay, Armin van Buuren, Markus Schulz, Jordan Suckley, Astrix and many more.