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PHI6 – TRIPEZONES EP (BONZAI PROGRESSIVE)

Phi6 aka producer duo Inaki Albert and Oswaldo Garrido debut on Bonzai Progressive with the superb three track EP entitled Tripezones. The guys joined forces while studying a sound degree and are Influenced by artists such as Hans Zimmer, Trentemoller and Mendieta to name just a few. While Inaki already boasts several releases on various labels, Oswaldo is a relative newcomer to the scene. One thing is for sure though, these guys have a serious talent that will most definitely grab a lot of attention. Delighted to have them on board and hopefully we’ll see more from them soon.

Tripezones is up first and dishes out a solid progressive flavour with trappings of techno blended in. This one embarks on a hybrid journey filled with quality vibes and infectious grooves that will captivate the mind. Chunky kick drums and a tight percussion section ensure the rhythm prevails while deep basses lurk on the low end. Energetically charged synths mesmerize while the bassline chugs, driving the groove. A real beauty of a track that will give you the perfect weapon for any set.

Next we have Toob which is quite simply a stomper of a track. The intro boasts a pounding kick drum with a surreal atmospheric pad hanging in the background. The rhythm is let loose with the introduction of tight percussion patterns and shuffling hats. A hypnotic bass dominates the track for the duration and keeps this one firmly in the dark zone making this a definite must have.

Corp rounds up this superb pack and does so in epic style. Progressive vibes ooze out of this one right from the get go as punchy kick drums lead the way alongside a plucky synth hit and building percussion patterns. Deep droning bassy pads lurk in the background while bright crispy hats slice through. You can feel the tension rising as synth chords stab their way into the sound creating wonderfully layered textures. The break serves up an expertly crafted sequence filled with lush sounds and some funky elements to tip the balance. Superb stuff that is not to be missed.

#phi6 #bonzaiprogressive

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EUGENE BECKER – VETO (BONZAI PROGRESSIVE)

Russian producer Eugene Becker aka Eugeny Dolzhenko returns to Bonzai Progressive with another round of top notch progressive vibes with Veto. His debut for us came back in the Summer of 2016 with Butterfly and quickly gained a great deal of support. Prior to this he has released several tracks on various labels. His first release was in 2009 on the German label No Border Recordings with his project Z Robot. The main aim of this project is producing electronic music in different styles such as deep, progressive, house and trance.

Veto sets off with a dramatic punchy kick drum that leaves a nice bass trail lingering in its midst. Crispy hi hats are offset against a sharp click that lands on the beat as various percussions build to form a solid rhythmic flow. Deep rumbling basses dominate the low end as a sinister vocal comes in creating a tangible tension in the sound. The break throws up a maelstrom of sound that climaxes with some seriously energetic risers. A superb slice of the darker, tougher edge of progressive that will not disappoint.

Dream takes us on a sublime journey through progressive house filled with an array of melodies that blend effortlessly together creating a dream-like state. The track is powered by some very nice chunky kicks and a solid percussion arrangement alongside a droning bassline that cuts a tight groove. Cascading arps dish out wonderfully rich melodies that mesmerize and hypnotize while keeping feet firmly rooted to the floors. A fine slice of progressive that you will not want to miss.

#eugenebecker #bonzaiprogressive

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BONZAI BASIK BEATS 334 – MIXED BY PHI PHI

Bonzai Basik Beats regular Phi Phi is back for another set that takes us deep in the progressive world. This guy’s seletion of joins always excites and this time around he’s chosen only the finest choice cuts. Expect top notch tunes from Manu Riga, CJ Art, Tikis, Nico Parisi, Rise and Fall, John Talabot, Affkt, Guy J, Bizen Lopez, Hugo, Taster Peter, Gel Abril and Sascha Dive. Get your weekend off to a great start, you will not be disappointed.

Tracklisting – Episode 334: mixed by Phi Phi

1º Manu Riga – Moments of Sobriety (Cj Art Remix)
2º Tikis – A Midnight Mass (Original Mix)
3º Nico Parisi – Attica (Rise and Fall Remix)
4º John Talabot – Machine (John Talabot’s Synthedit)
5º Jimi Jules – 01 Hundeblick (Original Mix)
6º Affkt – Afronauts (Original Mix)
7º Guy J – Octavia (Original Mix)
8º Bizen Lopez – Una Noche Sin Cafe (Hugo Remix)
9º Taster Peter – Autunna (Original Mix)
10º Gel Abril – Optical (Original Mix)
11º Sascha Dive – 02 Lab #2 (Original Mix)

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27 January 2017 RADIOSHOWS Read more

CHERRYMOON TRAX – THE HOUSE OF HOUSE – JAM EL MAR REMIX FEATURED BY BEATPORT

2017 marks a milestone year for us at Bonzai, we’re 25! To mark this momentous occasion we’ve got some amazing surprises that are coming your way over the next 12 months. We kick off the celebrations with a tantalising remix of an absolute classic from an absolute legend, Jam El Mar goes to work on one of Bonzai’s most famous releases – The House Of House by Cherrymoon Trax. First released in 1994 on Bonzai Records – catalogue number for the trainspotters is BR 94054 – THOH fuelled the beginning of a new wave of harder edged sounds and tracks that build and build with epic climaxes.

Cherrymoon Trax – The House Of House – Jam El Mar Remix, out this week on Bonzai Progressive, is featured by Beatport in the Progressive House genre page!

#beatport #bonzaiprogressive #cherrymoontrax #jamelmar

25 January 2017 UPDATES Read more

SONSEZ – COSMOS FEATURED BY BEATPORT

Sonsez debuts on Bonzai Progressive with the superb Cosmos which comes backed up with remixes from Yuriy From Russia and Manu Riga. Based in Germany, Serder Sonsez Dumlu has an impressive list of releases behind him on top notch labels including Baroque Back Catalogue, Deepsessions Recordings, Fraud Recordings and more. We saw him way back in 2013 on our Progrez imprint with his track Balance on the Progrez 10 compilation. Great to have him back with more of his impressive talents and hopefully we’ll be seeing more in the future.

Sonsez – Cosmos, out this week on Bonzai Progressive, is featured by Beatport in the Progressive House genre page!

#beatport #bonzaiprogressive #sonsez

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CHERRYMOON TRAX – THE HOUSE OF HOUSE – JAM EL MAR REMIX (BONZAI PROGRESSIVE)

2017 marks a milestone year for us at Bonzai, we’re 25! To mark this momentous occasion we’ve got some amazing surprises that are coming your way over the next 12 months. We kick off the celebrations with a tantalising remix of an absolute classic from an absolute legend, Jam El Mar goes to work on one of Bonzai’s most famous releases – The House Of House by Cherrymoon Trax. First released in 1994 on Bonzai Records – catalogue number for the trainspotters is BR 94054 – THOH fuelled the beginning of a new wave of harder edged sounds and tracks that build and build with epic climaxes. Cherrymoon Trax were a veritable who’s who in the Belgian electronic music scene, borne out of the phenomena that was New Beat, a collection of artists including Bjorn Wendelen, David Brants, Eddy Weyns, Franky Kloeck, Ilya Depuydt, Kris Vanderheyden, Nico Deleu, Pascal Quatretemps, Peter Schiettekatte, Philip Dirix, Youri De Pauw, Yves Deruyter got together and the rest is history. Although the group members have changed over the years the legacy remains. While all this was going on, Jam El Mar aka Rolf Ellmer – alongside his long time friend and studio partner, the late great Mark Spoon aka Markus Löffel, were taking electronic music to new heights as Jam & Spoon with the likes of Follow Me and Stella among many others. So we just knew that he was the perfect candidate to get this party started in style. Keep an eye out for more info as each month we will have a new classic remixed by the cream of the electronic music crop.

The remix delivers a solid techno fuelled ride filled with nostalgia and a burning dancefloor agenda. We’re taken deep with this one and from the intro we’re locked on. A steady pulsing bass note and percussion hit combo trails a fading in “the house of house” vocal. A hypnotic synth pluck comes in before the monster kicks take hold with a powerful bass landing on the beat. The classic synths that we all know join in and, while slowed down still carry the same obsessive, infectious groove that digs deep into your soul. After an intense build up we find ourselves completely spaced out as those synths work their magic. A superb tribute to a much loved classic that will keep the legacy stronger than ever.

#cherymoontrax #bonzaiprogressive #jamelmar

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SONSEZ – COSMOS (BONZAI PROGRESSIVE)

Sonsez debuts on Bonzai Progressive with the superb Cosmos which comes backed up with remixes from Yuriy From Russia and Manu Riga. Based in Germany, Serder Sonsez Dumlu has an impressive list of releases behind him on top notch labels including Baroque Back Catalogue, Deepsessions Recordings, Fraud Recordings and more. We saw him way back in 2013 on our Progrez imprint with his track Balance on the Progrez 10 compilation. Great to have him back with more of his impressive talents and hopefully we’ll be seeing more in the future.

The Original Mix is a wonderfully crafted slice of prog filled with lush sounds and trippy FX. The track chugs away with a raw energetic flavour that will draw you in and keep you locked on for the duration. Pumping kick drums lead the way while a deep powerful bass bubbles along the low end. Beautifully textured layers combine effortlessly that set the groove alight and have you heading straight to the floor. A definite must have track.

The ever impressive Yuriy Kolomiytsev aka Yuriy From Russia returns to Bonzai Progressive on remix duties and once again he serves up a tasty treat for our listening pleasure. This guy has been a constant force at Bonzai Progressive for the last number of years. As well as his own material he has contributed a raft of remixes for a plethora of top artists with critical acclaim coming in from all angles. His current discography is extensive and he shows no signs of letting up anytime soon. Here he settles us into his beautifully defined progressive groove right from the off as swirling pads and FX take hold. A powerful kick drum takes over alongside a myriad of colourful percussions that dish out a solid rhythm. A deep probing bassline generates a pure energy that will force you to move along with the progressive groove. Subtle melodies weave through the sound creating a hypnotic vibe as that bassline dominates. An absolute stomper that will not disappoint.

Prolific Belgian artist and Bonzai stalwart Adriaan Bausenns aka Manu Riga is up next with his Cosmic Bells Remix and proves yet again that he is a force to be reckoned with when it comes to creating masterpieces. Adriaan kicks off his 2017 in style with this one and if 2016 is anything to go by then we’re in for another superb ride with his productions. With a very much respected repertoire among his peers and an ever expanding support base we’ve no doubt he’ll deliver in the only way he knows how, with sheer quality. Here he dishes out a solid progressive mover that will certainly gain attention on the floors. The intro boasts a pumping kick drum and sharp hi hat combo alongside rising bass tones and some tough FX that generate a tangible intensity. Cool synth hits litter the sound as the track takes on its hypnotic prowess. Cosmic vibes run through the sound with the use of those superb synths and sublime pads making this a track you will not want to miss.

#sonsez #bonzaiprogressive #yuriyfromrussia #manuriga

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BONZAI BASIK BEATS 333 – MIXED BY KUSH

The impressive Kush delights us once more with his second Bonzai Basik Beats guest mix. First time out he delivered a solid set and this one most definitely follows suit. Tracks and remixes from Dany Deep, Jay Lumen, Adam Beyer, Ida Engberg, Mazu, Nicole Moudaber, Marco Bailey, Jel Ford and some tasty techno from Kush himself are all on hand to get the party started for the weekend.

Tracklisting – Episode 333: mixed by Kush

1º Kush – Drive (Original Mix)
2º Dany Deep – Just Numbers (No Vocal Mix)
3º Jay Lumen – Project 94 (Original Mix)
4º Adam Beyer – Salvage Dub (Original Mix)
5º Ida Engberg – Junoverse (Original Mix)
6º Mazu – Temple Transfer (Nicole Moudaber Remix)
7º Nicole Moudaber – Contents Of My Head (Original Mix)
8º Marco Bailey – Watergate (Original Mix)
9º Jel Ford – Backyard (Original Mix)

#bonzaibasikbeats #bonzaiprogressive #kush

 

20 January 2017 RADIOSHOWS Read more

EDMTOR INTERVIEWS AIRWAVE

“Airwave a.k.a. Laurent Veronnez hails from Brussels, Belgium and is one of the most gifted artists of our time. He possesses a passion for his craft which drips from every track he has produced since his musical inception 20 years ago. He is well-respected amongst his peers for his opinions on, and vision for, the trance music industry and he speaks honestly about how he feels and where he sees his musical vision taking him. Versatility and great skill in the studio has led him to collaborations with: Jurgen Leyers with Fire & Ice and E.N.E.R.G.Y., Marnik Braeckevelt with Antidote, Yves Deruyter, M.I.K.E., Armin Van Buuren, Marcus Schulz, JES and producer John 00 Fleming…”

edmtor interviews Airwave following his latest outing Amber Sky, out now on Bonzai Progressive!

#bonzaiprogressive #edmtor #airwave

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DARKO DE JAN – REFLECTIONS EP FEATURED BY BEATPORT

Dubai based DJ and producer Darko De Jan debuts on Bonzai Progressive with the superb Reflections EP. A very much established artist, this guy has seen a plethora of releases on various labels over the years. He is the resident DJ at The 27th Floor Bar at the prestigious Burj Al Arab. Previously he held a 5 year residency at the world’s tallest building Burj Khalifa. All this was achieved through hard work and dedication. In 2009 he started to focus on music production where he crafted his cutting edge sound through a fusion of genres. Darko De Jan boasts a large support base around the world including the likes of Erick Morillo, Steve Angelo, Steve Lawler, Danny Howells, Felix Da Housecat, Roger Sanchez, Sasha, Digweed and Pete Tong to name just a few. Delighted to have him on board and we’ve no doubt his sound will grab your attention.

Dark De Jan – Reflections EP, out this week on Bonzai Progressive, is featured by Beatport in the Progressive House genre page!

#beatport #bonzaiprogressive #darkodejan

18 January 2017 UPDATES Read more

HEYSPACE – GIAGUARO FEATURED BY BEATPORT

Russian artist Heyspace debuts on Bonzai Progressive with the fantastic Giaguaro which comes backed up with two superb remixes. Heyspace+is a young and ambitious electronic musician who grew up in St. Petersburg, Russia – a city bursting with creativity from those who live in it. Spending his formative years in a cultural centre of such calibre helped him form his own style of music. Co-operating with leaders of modern electronic music culture, participating in dance festivals and charity concerts brought this young musician to the attention of the world. Combining new electronic technologies with classical methods of musical energy, Heyspace stays true to his mission of giving the audience particles of joy and happiness in every song. Already he has seen several releases on top labels and now we welcome him to Bonzai.

Heyspace – Giaguaro, out this week on Bonzai Progressive, is featured by Beatport in the Deep House genre page!

#beatport #bonzaiprogressive #heyspace

18 January 2017 UPDATES Read more

EDMSAUCE REVIEWS AIRWAVE – AMBER SKY

Musical genius Airwave returns to Bonzai Progressive for 2017 with the delectable Amber Sky which comes backed up with two top notch remixes. As always we’re blown away by this guy’s brilliance, he manages to bring that WOW factor to everything he touches, his productions remain consistently of a very high standard which will continue for a very long time. 2016 was another big year for Laurent Veronnez, he ramped up his DJ profile with gigs all over the world and solidifying his stance among his army of fans. His last outing Pray For Happiness on JOOF Recordings gained a lot of support and we’ve no doubt that this one will follow suit.

edmsauce.com reviewed Airwave – Amber Sky, out now on Bonzai Progressive!

#bonzaiprogressive #edmsauce #airwave

18 January 2017 UPDATES Read more

DARKO DE JAN – REFLECTIONS EP (BONZAI PROGRESSIVE)

Dubai based DJ and producer Darko De Jan debuts on Bonzai Progressive with the superb Reflections EP. A very much established artist, this guy has seen a plethora of releases on various labels over the years. He is the resident DJ at The 27th Floor Bar at the prestigious Burj Al Arab. Previously he held a 5 year residency at the world’s tallest building Burj Khalifa. All this was achieved through hard work and dedication. In 2009 he started to focus on music production where he crafted his cutting edge sound through a fusion of genres. Darko De Jan boasts a large support base around the world including the likes of Erick Morillo, Steve Angelo, Steve Lawler, Danny Howells, Felix Da Housecat, Roger Sanchez, Sasha, Digweed and Pete Tong to name just a few. Delighted to have him on board and we’ve no doubt his sound will grab your attention.

Darko De Jan explores the intricacies of techno with Reflections. From start to finish we are drawn into and captivated by this solid mover. Deep bubbling basses rise from the depths while a tight drum arrangement sets the rhythm loose. The break unleashes a sublime synth sequence as a playful arp dances through the sound. Top notch stuff that is not to be missed.

Silent Mayhem goes deep into progressive with a sublime effort full of beautifully crafted synths and a wonderfully rhythmic groove. A deep purring bassline wraps us up in a warmth that won’t let got while stabbing synths break through the low frequencies. A high string adds tension as the layers build all around alongside cool vocals that give the track a darker character. Superb stuff that is not to be missed.

#darkodejan #bonzaiprogressive

16 January 2017 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

HEYSPACE – GIAGUARO (BONZAI PROGRESSIVE)

Russian artist Heyspace debuts on Bonzai Progressive with the fantastic Giaguaro which comes backed up with two superb remixes. Heyspace is a young and ambitious electronic musician who grew up in St. Petersburg, Russia – a city bursting with creativity from those who live in it. Spending his formative years in a cultural centre of such calibre helped him form his own style of music. Co-operating with leaders of modern electronic music culture, participating in dance festivals and charity concerts brought this young musician to the attention of the world. Combining new electronic technologies with classical methods of musical energy, Heyspace stays true to his mission of giving the audience particles of joy and happiness in every song. Already he has seen several releases on top labels and now we welcome him to Bonzai.

The Original Mix packs a punch as it straddles the thin line between tech house and deep house creating a solid hybrid perfect for any late night set. Chunky kicks lead the way while bright crispy hats and shuffling percussions add weight to the rhythm. Deep vocal shots add character while deeper synths create a classy groove. Simplistic and highly effective this one is a must have.

IFIR aka Ilyas Fors debuts on Bonzai Progressive with a stunning remix. DJing since 2005 and producing since 2015, Ilyas brings a wealth of knowledge to the table. Based in St. Petersburg he has been prominent in the local music scene for many years having won DJ competitions and gaining notoriety among his peers. He turns his hand to several styles of music with each representing his creative side flawlessly. On the remix here IFIR goes straight for the deep house jugular. Nice, warm house fuelled chords greet us on the intro alongside nice punchy kick drums and cool FX. The rhythm picks up as the percussions come through and we’re locked on for the duration. The subtle bassline lurks on the low end allowing the track to deliver lower frequencies from other areas which creates a real smooth deep house groove. Excellent stuff that is not to be missed.

Rutger debuts on Bonzai Progressive on remix duties and delivers a superb cut for our listening pleasure. Producing since 2015 he has seen a few quality releases on several labels. A talented artist who will be one to watch for the future no doubt. Rutger delivers a solid tech house joint here which will certainly translate well on the floors. Right from the off we get drawn to the upbeat nature from this one. A solid drum arrangement led by a punchy kick drum and crispy hat combo takes hold before some very cool FX and a hypnotic tones come through. Distant synths add wonderful textures as well as that deep and powerful vocal. A subtle bassline keeps the low end interesting and on the break we’re treated to a sublime pad sequence before slamming back into full on mode. A top notch slice that will not disappoint.

#heyspace #bonzaiprogressive #ifir #rutger

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BONZAI BASIK BEATS 332 – MIXED BY THORIN

Thorin returns to Bonzai Basik Beats for his second stint in the guest spot and once again we’re blown away with his superb mixing style and his eclectic choice of sounds. Feast your ears on a host of choice cuts including tracks and remixes from Domased Electronica, LoQuai, Relaunch, Kabalo, Rise And Fall, Matt Holliday, Lonely Sun & Nicolas Agudelo, Rick Pier O’Neil and more. This tight mix will surely get the party juices flowing.

Tracklisting – Episode 332: mixed by Thorin

1º Domased Electronica – Temple Of Art (LoQuai Remix)
2º Relaunch – A State of Full Consciousness (Original Mix)
3º Kabalo – Waiting for You (Rise And Fall Remix)
4º Matt Holliday – Prizma (Original Mix)
5º Lonely Sun & Nicolas Agudelo – Aurora Storm (Original Mix)
6º Rick Pier O’Neil – Signal (Original Mix)
7º AquAdro – Dogma (Rick Pier O’Neil Remix)
8º Rick Pier O’Neil – Teach Us To Wash Up (Original Mix)
9º Progress Inn – Rituals (Rick Pier O’Neil Remix)

#bonzaibasikbeats #bonzaiprogressive #thorin

 

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