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SEBASTIAN BUSTO featuring PAULA MELICCI – TEMPTATION FEATURED BY BEATPORT

Innovative Argentine DJ and producer Sebastian Busto debuts on our Green Martian imprint with the superb Temptation which features a wonderful vocal from fellow Buenos Aires native Paula Melicci. The Original Mix sets out with a cool percussion led intro before a nice and solid kick drum joins in. A lush offset bass comes through and gives the track a nice classic feel as those drums continue to build up a steady flowing rhythm. Warm pads float overhead as various one shot synths come in to tease us. The break throws up a real smooth acoustic guitar riff over a fantastic vocal from Paula that drips with charm and sophistication. A stand out track with a stunning vocal you will not want to miss.

Sebastian Busto featuring Paula Melicci – Temptation, out this week on Green Martian, is featured by Beatport in the Staff Picks section at the Progressive House genre page!

#beatport #greenmartian #sebastianbusto #paulamelicci

21 April 2016 UPDATES Read more

SEBASTIAN BUSTO FEATURING PAULA MELICCI – TEMPTATION (GREEN MARTIAN)

Innovative Argentine DJ and producer Sebastian Busto debuts on our Green Martian imprint with the superb Temptation which features a wonderful vocal from fellow Buenos Aires native Paula Melicci. The Original Mix sets out with a cool percussion led intro before a nice and solid kick drum joins in. A lush offset bass comes through and gives the track a nice classic feel as those drums continue to build up a steady flowing rhythm. Warm pads float overhead as various one shot synths come in to tease us. The break throws up a real smooth acoustic guitar riff over a fantastic vocal from Paula that drips with charm and sophistication. A stand out track with a stunning vocal you will not want to miss.

A highly regarded figure on the circuit – Manu Riga aka Adriaan Baussens steps up for remix duty with his Progrezz Remix. With an ever growing fan base Manu Riga continues to ply his trade using only the finest quality sounds in everything he touches. 2016 is shaping up to be an exciting one with his first album as Manu Riga scheduled for release this Summer, and we don’t mind telling you that it is a special one. Stay tuned for more from this guy as he never disappoints. Manu beefs up the sound here as his remix takes a direct line to an in your face progressive stomper. Big powerful kicks are flanked by cool percussions that dish out a steady rhythm with a bubbling deep bassline lurking underneath. The vocals get a makeover with added dynamics as that bassline intensifies. On the break the track peters out to leave just swirling pads that soon make way for that stunning vocal from Paula. A monster track from the master, a definite must have no doubt.

Russlan Jaafreh is up next on remix duty and once again he delivers the good in style. Russlan marked his Green Martian debut back at the end of 2015 with Pluto To Mercury, which gained great support, so we drafted him in on the remix for more of his sublime progressive goodness. On the remix Russlan takes us on a smooth tripped out progressive journey filled with a plethora of sounds that blend together effortlessly. A super tight drum section leads the way and is accompanied by a warm bassline that sits perfectly on the low end commanding the groove. Paula’s vocal stands out wonderfully adding cool textures that contrast nicely with the deeper elements of the track. Great stuff that will definitely grab a lot of attention.

#sebastianbusto #paulamelicci #greenmartian #manuriga #russlanjaafreh

18 April 2016 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

DYRON – TOGETHER EP (GREEN MARTIAN)

Dyron aka Lucas Bika returns to Green Martian in fine style with this superb three tracker entitled Together EP. His last outing was way back in May 2015 with Beyond Horizon which gained great support from many quarters and we’ve no doubt this sublime take on progressive house vibes will follow suit.

The title track – Together, intros with a bustling flair of beats and percussions that set up a steady rhythmic flow that gets the body moving. Cool house chord stabs sit on the offbeat and give the track a wonderful textured layer. A deep pulsing, throbbing bass gives the sound a smooth groove that will definitely keep the floors filled. The big hitter here are those stunning vocals that project beautifully through the sound. The vocals deliver a solid character to the track that will appeal to many for sure, a must have.

Feeling sets out with a pumping kick drum and sharp hi hat combi as various percussions begin to form up bringing a cool rhythm. A beautifully warm synth bass come through and suddenly you find yourself locked into a vibe that makes you wish the summer was here already. A wonderful cascading melodic arp fills the track delivering a spritely upbeat kinda groove that hooks you in for the duration. The perfect track to get you in the mood on a warm sun-kissed beach or terrace.

Dream Of You intros with a dark pad and sharp bright snares alongside crispy hats and a punchy kick drum. A warm melodic arp flows through the track and is soon joined by a superb probing bass that drives the track brilliantly. A raspy vocal comes though and makes way for a stunning, fresh vocal that provides an uplifting quality. The music and the vocals are the perfect match making this a perfect track for those late night sets.

#dyron #greenmartian

4 April 2016 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

AFTERHOUR TRAX 19 FEATURED BY BEATPORT

After Hour Trax 19 offers up a fresh selection of some of the very best in deep progressive and house vibes. Enhance your personal collection or give your sets a boost from a choice of 20 infectious grooves. Tracks and remixes from the likes of John 00 Fleming, Manu Riga, Youngen, Audio Noir, Gai Barone, Mendexx, Rise and Fall, Luciano Delgado, Mathov, Alexey Lisin, Rick Pier O’Neil, Alex Vidal and Matt Holliday, among others, are on hand to satisfy your thirst for quality sounds and get the weekend moving in the right direction.

Afterhour Trax 19, out this week on Green Martian, is featured by Beatport in the Progressive House genre page!

#beatport #greenmartian #gaibarone #alexvidal #altek #manuriga #audionoir #rickpiero’neil #ruslanvashkevich #youngen #john00fleming #lokkavox #mendexx #dharmalogy #chandrama #alexeylisin #alexandrapride #experimentalfeelings #mattholliday #abity #riseandfall #mathov #quantus #vinceaoun #timaaron #vladad’shake #persya #seconds #lucianodelgado

30 March 2016 UPDATES Read more

AFTERHOUR TRAX 19 (GREEN MARTIAN)

After Hour Trax 19 offers up a fresh selection of some of the very best in deep progressive and house vibes. Enhance your personal collection or give your sets a boost from a choice of 20 infectious grooves. Tracks and remixes from the likes of John 00 Fleming, Manu Riga, Youngen, Audio Noir, Gai Barone, Mendexx, Rise and Fall, Luciano Delgado, Mathov, Alexey Lisin, Rick Pier O’Neil, Alex Vidal and Matt Holliday, among others, are on hand to satisfy your thirst for quality sounds and get the weekend moving in the right direction.

#greenmartian #gaibarone #alexvidal #altek #manuriga #audionoir #rickpiero’neil #ruslanvashkevich #youngen #john00fleming #lokkavox #mendexx #dharmalogy #chandrama #alexeylisin #alexandrapride #experimentalfeelings #mattholliday #abity #riseandfall #mathov #quantus #vinceaoun #timaaron #vladad’shake #persya #seconds #lucianodelgado

28 March 2016 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

ALEX PHILIPP – BUDDHA HIGHWAY (GREEN MARTIAN)

Russian producer Alex Philipp returns to Green Martian the superb Buddha Highway. He first showed up at GM back in the Summer of 2014 with his debut Parallel Crosspoint, and this time round you will see that the quality remains with a strong progressive house vibe.

Buddha Highway gets right into a deep progressive groove from the outset as pounding drums are met with a deep bassy atmosphere. Swirling pads fill the background as stabby chords join in alongside a wonderfully lush low end bassline that is laced with a sophisticated groove. Brighter synths come into play and stand is cool contrasts the lower frequencies. Tight drums and crispy hats keep the rhythm flowing as we get totally hooked on this one for the duration. Top notch stuff and well worth adding to your collection.

Helena Wants It intros with a superb punchy kick drum and crispy closed hat alongside a deep droning pad. A superb probing bass makes its way into the sound and surges the track forward and locks it into a solid progressive groove. Sweeping synths are littered throughout delivering a complete kaleidoscope of colourful textured sounds. A real nice slab of prog that will sit beautifully in any late night set.

#alexphilipp #greenmartian

14 March 2016 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

ANTONE – ENGINE (GREEN MARTIAN)

Russian DJ and producer Anton Batukov aka AnTone debuts on Green Martian with the wonderful two tracker entitled Engine, which is a super fine slice of tech and progressive house that will surely get any floor rocking. Anton has been DJing since 2005 and moved to producing music since 2010 using the likes of Reason as his main tool alongside VST plug-ins. He likes to dabble in many different genres and can turn his hand to trance, house, techno and disco. Definitely a talent to keep an eye on.

#antone #greenmartian

7 March 2016 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

ENLUSION – INNERVATE EP (GREEN MARTIAN)

Russian DJ and producer Kirill Smirnov aka Enlusion debuts on our Green Martian imprint with his Innervate EP, a superb two track progressive trance workout that would fit beautifully into any set. This young artist is making his mark on the progressive scene with some gusto, in just a very short space in time he has notched up quite an impressive back catalogue with releases on labels such as Unique Sound, Abstract Space, OLD SQL Recordings and Mystic Carousel. Towards the end of 2015 he was on remix duty for our very own Blufeld’s Letting You Go on Sunstate Records. In January 2016 he announced a new record label called Forescape Digital which intends to focus on the progressive, trance and techno genres, exciting times indeed we’re delighted to have him on board at Green Martian.

Innervate sets out with a real epic building theme that hooks you right in from the off. Chunky kick drums and bright crispy hats keep the rhythm flowing as we are carried along by warm pads and droning basses that deliver a fresh almost Spring vibe. A beautiful melodic sequence comes through and provides the perfect narration on this superb solid slice of progressive. Just the tonic needed in the middle of Winter, this one will warm up any venue.

Memories intros with a cool percussion led sequence which takes us up to the pumping kicks and a wonderfully lush bass that wraps you up in its warmth. In the background we get a taste of some cool and complex layers that blend effortlessly together, while up top a sweet melody sweeps through the sound. The break delivers more of those Spring-like melodies alongside that fantastic bass drone before slipping right back into the main track for the duration. Brilliant stuff here that will bring a lot of joy in the dark months.

#enlusion #greenmartian

22 February 2016 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

SCANFIX – MIRRORS EP (GREEN MARTIAN)

Russian producer Scanfix aka Shamil Gaisin debuts on Green Martian with the superb three tracker Mirrors EP. Born in the Republic of Bashkortostan, Russia, he really started to listen to music in the early to mid nineties. U96, The Prodigy and Scooter where some of his favourite artists. When he heard PPK he made the switch to trance and then Goa and Psy before discovering progressive sounds in 2005. In 2001 he started to explore producing on DAW’s like Cakewalk 6 and later FL Studio and Cubase SX2. 2009 saw his first release as a remix for Alexander Polyakov on iRecords before he made his full release debut on Mistique Music with Memoirs and then later an appearance on JOOF’s Progressions Of Trance in September 2015.

Breath Part A intros with a pacey kick and sharp hats delivering the perfect set-up for the track to build. Super cool snares grace the downbeat before a riser crashes out and reveals the sublime bassline that accompanies us on this fantastic progressive fuelled journey. This track has a lot going on and the sounds combine beautifully, from acid lines to melodic synths and high strings, we get locked into it all. The icing on the cake though is the super tight drum arrangement that keeps the rhythms flowing and the dance floors pumping.

Breath Part B takes the tempo down slightly and focuses more on the beautifully crafted synths and swirling atmospherics. The drum section packs a huge punch with that solid kick and rhythmic hat combi. Bright synths form into cool melodies and are the perfect match for the superb bassline that powers through the sound controlling the groove. A late night stomper for sure, not to be missed.

Mirrors eases into existence with a soft pad and swirling FX as a chunky kick fades in and takes control. Cool percussions build up and bring a steady flowing rhythm as various sound go off in the background. The bassline bursts out and settles into a full on driving progressive groove that hooks you in for the duration. This one is relentless and continues to drive forward unloading subtle melodies on its way. A superb slice of prog here and a definite must have track.

#scanfix #greenmartian

8 February 2016 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

EXPERIMENTAL FEELINGS – BETWEEN THE STARS FEATURED BY BEATPORT

Experimental Feelings aka Spanish DJ and producer Toni Gonzalez returns to Green Martian with the fantastic three tracker entitled Between The Stars. This one comes after a successful debut back in September 2015 with his Indian Trip EP and more recently he showed up as a guest remixer on Audio Noir’s – Your Love. Prepare to get lost in a world of beautifully deep melodic progressive house on this one.

Experimental Feelings – Between The Stars, out this week on Green Martian, is featured by Beatport in the Progressive House genre page!

#greenmartian #beatport #experimentalfeelings

27 January 2016 UPDATES Read more

EXPERIMENTAL FEELINGS – BETWEEN THE STARS (GREEN MARTIAN)

Experimental Feelings aka Spanish DJ and producer Toni Gonzalez returns to Green Martian with the fantastic three tracker entitled Between The Stars. This one comes after a successful debut back in September 2015 with his Indian Trip EP and more recently he showed up as a guest remixer on Audio Noir’s – Your Love. Prepare to get lost in a world of beautifully deep melodic progressive house on this one.

Between The Stars intros with a deep vibe that settles us into a solid progressive groove. Chunky kicks and crispy hats are met with a deep sweeping pads and an equally deep probing bass that dominates the low end beautifully. Subtle melodies can be heard but are overshadowed by the deep nature of the track. The break allows the melody to come through for a short time before we are consumed once more by the deeper elements. A top notch track that will sit perfectly in those late night prog sets.

Underwater Love sets out with a real nice kick and a rich string in the background that delivers a cool melody. A deep throbbing bassline comes through and takes us deeper into the progressive abyss as brighter sounds keep the track fresh up top. A wonderfully crafted sweeping melodic sequence comes in and stays the course on the break before the bass takes control once more and we are led back to this solid groove for the duration. A fantastic display of the deeper side of prog house that is not to be missed.

Don’t Be Afraid intros with a solid kick drum which is joined by cool shuffling hats and a mesmerizing string that hangs beautifully in the background alongside spacey FX. The bassline bubbles up from below and takes the sound deep into progressive with ease. This one stays deep, the subtle melodies keep the track locked into a deep groove. On the break we get blown away by a wonderfully intense sequence complete with a stunning spoken vocal before the main track kicks back in. A real progressive treat here that will be a welcome addition in any set.

#experimentalfeelings #greenmartian

25 January 2016 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

RUSSLAN JAAFREH – PLUTO TO MERCURY FEATURED BY BEATPORT

Russlan Jaafreh marks his Green Martian debut with the superb two tracker – Pluto To Mercury. This guy has racked up a quite impressive back catalogue in just a few short years. His tracks have graced top labels such as Mistique Music, Mystic Carousel, BQ Recordings, Green Snake, Innertek Recordings and Deepsessions to name a few. His tracks have featured on many radio shows across the globe and have been given the remix treatment by several top artists including Timewave, Yuriy From Russia, Experimental Feelings and Hady Tarek. He is a modest producer who ‘just makes music’, but we think he is something special and these two tracks will prove just that.

Russlan Jaafreh – Pluto To Mercury, out this week on Green Martian, is featured by Beatport in the Staff Picks section of the Progressive House genre page!

#greenmartian #beatport #russlanjaafreh

13 January 2016 UPDATES Read more

RUSSLAN JAAFREH – PLUTO TO MERCURY (GREEN MARTIAN)

Russlan Jaafreh marks his Green Martian debut with the superb two tracker – Pluto To Mercury. This guy has racked up a quite impressive back catalogue in just a few short years. His tracks have graced top labels such as Mistique Music, Mystic Carousel, BQ Recordings, Green Snake, Innertek Recordings and Deepsessions to name a few. His tracks have featured on many radio shows across the globe and have been given the remix treatment by several top artists including Timewave, Yuriy From Russia, Experimental Feelings and Hady Tarek. He is a modest producer who ‘just makes music’, but we think he is something special and these two tracks will prove just that.

Sunrise In Pluto opens with a very cool expansive sound that befits the title of the track in every way. Rich pads open up and creating a real smooth texture. Soft edged warm bass notes come through before turning to a more rugged, gritty bassline that dominates the track beautifully. Those pads layer up against a sweet melodic pluck that just sends the track higher and higher. The break enhances those melodies beautifully with twangy synths that melt together perfectly. A real smooth slice of mesmerizing progressive house, top notch.

Sunset In Mercury intros with a muffled kick alongside swelling pads and a subtle arpeggiated note. Cool percussions start6 to form up and provide a nice flowing rhythm as we are drawn into the sound. The kicks break loose and are joined by a beautiful warm bass the flows effortlessly along the low end. Alien style FX litter the background as the cosmic vibe gathers pace and takes us deeper into the groove. On the break we are treated to a sublime display of melodies that weave colourful patterns that evoke that sunset feeling. A fantastic slice of prog to warm up the coming Winter nights.

#russlanjaafreh #greenmartian

11 January 2016 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

2016 – HAPPY NEW YEAR

The entire Bonzai Progressive team wishes all of it’s artists and fans a happy new year. Here’s to more progressive sounds and beats with a lot of exciting releases coming up in 2016.

#bonzaiprogressive #happynewyear #nye #2016 #bonzaibasiks #bonzaielemental #bonzaiclassics #bonzairetro #eyepatchrecordings #pistonrecordings #progrez #greenmartian #monogrecords #soundsrusrecordings #beattalkrecords

31 December 2015 UPDATES Read more

EXPECTED MIRAGE – OBSERVERS EP (GREEN MARTIAN)

Expected Mirage returns after a hiatus of almost 5 years with the fantastic three tracker, Observers EP. We last got a taste of this guys progressive grooves back in 2010 with These Satellites which went on to appear on many compilations under the Bonzai banner. Prior to this he had cuts on Progrez, starting in 2008 with Old Castle and in 2009 with Reflective EP. Remixes also came thick and fast during this period for artists such as Blufeld, Arto Kumanto, Joost Glazenburg, L.A.V.I, D.E.E.P and Zakat Project. Great to see this guy back at the helm and we hope to see more in the future.

Time Does Not Exist opens with a stuttering percussion pattern that branches out into a solid progressive groove with the introduction of a punchy kick and a rising synth that warms the track beautifully. The bassline soon takes over and we find ourselves locked on to a deep lush groove. The chords deliver a subtle classic feel to the track while on the break we are faced with a sublime chorus of melodies and a hypnotic key that takes us back into full on mode for the duration. Superb stuff and a definite must have.

Morning Scene offers up a wonderful trek into a melody driven pure progressive house cut. A beautifully crafted construction awash with a myriad of colourful melodies that cascade through the sound effortlessly. At the backend we have a solid chugging groove that will rock out any floor, while up front we are treated to those fantastic melodies that will surely brighten up the start of any day. A perfectly chosen title for an epic sound, one to watch here.

Origins Of Reality intros with a subtle percussion arrangement before the kickdrum filters in to deliver its punch and get the track moving. A pulsating bass resonates right through the sound and becomes a big focus with its hypnotic draw. As the layers build we feel the anticipation rising with short sharp synth hits echoing throughout. Suddenly we’re engulfed with the most amazing arpeggiated synth line that just goes on and on and on, creating a magical vibe that takes us back in time. A classic progressive groove ensues that is reminiscent of the hey days of proper progressive with a sprinkling of trance. On the break we enter the rabbit hole as swirling pads and beautifully tweaked melodies build a wall of textured sounds before we get slammed right back into the main track. An epic monster of a tune, and at just over 11 minutes this one will dominate any set, a future classic for sure.

#expectedmirage #greenmartian

28 December 2015 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

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