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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

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

FOLLOWING LIGHT – DELL FEATURED BY BEATPORT

Following Light makes his full Green Martian debut with the superb two tracker – Dell. Ukranian born Kirill Guk has remained a constant force in the progressive house world since 2010 having released on a vast selection of labels. Inmost Records, Balkan Connection and Abstract Space are just a few of the labels mentioned but gives you an idea of the status this guy holds. His music features heavily in sets across the globe and he has worked with some top artists along the way. We last got a glimpse of his talents on remix duty for Samotarev’s Midnight Pinball as well as an appearance on our Afterhour Trax 18 compilation.

Folowing Light – Dell, out this week on Green Martian, is featured by Beatport in the Progressive House genre page!

#greenmartian #beatport #followinglight

16 December 2015 UPDATES Read more

FOLLOWING LIGHT – DELL (GREEN MARTIAN)

Following Light makes his full Green Martian debut with the superb two tracker – Dell. Ukranian born Kirill Guk has remained a constant force in the progressive house world since 2010 having released on a vast selection of labels. Inmost Records, Balkan Connection and Abstract Space are just a few of the labels mentioned but gives you an idea of the status this guy holds. His music features heavily in sets across the globe and he has worked with some top artists along the way. We last got a glimpse of his talents on remix duty for Samotarev’s Midnight Pinball as well as an appearance on our Afterhour Trax 18 compilation.

Dell opens with a cool percussion led intro with a smooth warm pad filling the background before making way for punchy kicks and cosmic synths. A deep droning bass tone adds depth to the sound and gives the track its progressive groove. Mesmerizing melodies deliver splashes of colour to the sound and keep you locked on throughout. Top notch stuff, a must have track.

Iincessant gets right into a deep groove from the outset as chunky kicks and a superb hypnotic bassline get the progressive juices flowing. Crispy, shuffling hats provide a steady flowing rhythm to the track as swelling strings and pads bring in rich textures. Throughout the track we are treated to a myriad of melodies that give a brighter touch in contrast to the deeper elements. An excellent slice of melodic progressive house that will be a welcome addition in any collection.

#followinglight #greenmartian

14 December 2015 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

AFTERHOUR TRAX 18 (GREEN MARTIAN)

Afterhour Trax 18 takes us deep into the progressive abyss with 20 fresh new cuts to lead the way. Heading up this quality pack we have some of the very best progressive house productions, including tracks and remixes from Manu Riga, AudioStorm, Dofamine, Alex Vidal, Steve Sai, Acud, Matt Holliday, Audio Noir, Andrew Michael, Chantola, Altek, Crocy ft Ashley Berndt, Jakhira, Config, Berbush, Cartos, Alexey Lisin ft Ange, Alex Vidal, Zatonsky, Phi Phi, Dharmology, Pavlin Petrov ft Selina Stoane, Experimental Feelings, Yuriy From Russia, Nico Parisi, Smotarev, Following Light and Paul Kardos. A fine selection no doubt and just the perfect addition to your playlist.

#greenmartian #manuriga #acud #audionoir #altek #config #cartos #zatonsky #experimentalfeelings #yuriyfromrussia #followinglight #audiostorm #dofamine #alexvidal #stevesai #mattholliday #andrewmichael #chantola #crocy #ashleyberndt #jakhira #berbush #kotobuki #ange #alexeylisin #phiphi #dharmalogy #selinastoane #pavlinpetrov #nicoparisi #samotarev #paulkardos

8 December 2015 UPDATES Read more

TIM AARON – DISTANCE WAITING (GREEN MARTIAN)

Tim Aaron debuts on Green Martian with the wonderfully lush two tracker – Distance Waiting. Tim aka Aeropolis has been into music from a young age, he started to experiment with sounds and got into trance music before venturing into the progressive side of the tracks. A very much experimental producer, Tim loves to recycle sampled sounds creating his own textured palettes. Great to see him on board and we look forward to much more in the future.

Distance intros with a punchy kick and a tight slapped drum roll in the background. Soft claps and various other percussive elements start to find their way into the track as a warm bass rises up from the depths. The bass soon becomes more prominent in the sound and is joined by a superb sub bass bringing in a harsher sound. Atmospheric synths deliver cool stabs of sound with a melodic progressive edge. The break features a brilliant arp that hypnotizes as it filters off and on before those solid beats return and slam us back onto the floor. A simply stunning slice of progressive house that will do well in any set.

Waiting sets out with a simple punchy kick with subtle percussions hanging off the fringes. Spacey pads fade in and out as the percussions are filtered in alongside a crispy sharp hat. The cool rhythms of the track get an injection of warmth from the subtle synths before a superb rolling bassline takes over. The pads hang in the background beautifully creating a wonderful texture to the sound that blends effortlessly with the groove. The break takes us deeper with the bass fading out leaving behind a brilliantly tweaked synthline before returning to takes us to the climax where we get thrust back into the main sound for the duration. Top notch stuff that is definitely not to be missed.

#timaaron #greenmartian

1 December 2015 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

SWEEN – TRANSPORT (GREEN MARTIAN)

Fabio Andrea Petrini aka Sween makes a welcome return to Green Martian with the superb two tracker entitled – Transport. His last GM outing was back in April 2015 with Neutron which quickly gained a lot of attention.

Transport gets things moving with a pacey tempo filled with a solid kick drum and nice, crispy shuffling hats. Probing basses find their way through the sound and lay down a superb progressive groove. Cool voices float through and are joined by a building synth line that hypnotizes alongside some fantastic rattling percussions. An intensity creeps into the track as rich strings ebb and flow leaving behind a kaleidoscope of colour and wonderfully textured sounds. Excellent stuff here that you will definitely want in your playlist.

Autocoscienza intros with a smooth kick drum that packs a lot of low end giving it an almost laid back feel. Extremely cool percussions fade in and bring a surreal twist to the sound and in the background we feel the bass start to bubble up. A maelstrom of bells creates a chaotic picture that really gets right in under your skin. In a surprising twist we get hit with some brilliant chord stabs that seem to fit right in on the chaos surrounding them. An absolute stomper that will turn a few heads for sure.

#sween #greenmartian

16 November 2015 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

JIMMY ROQSTA – COLD BREATH (GREEN MARTIAN)

Estonian DJ and producer Dmitri Lyssenko aka Jimmy Roqsta return to Green Martian to mark his full release debut with the superb Cold Breath. This guys is no stranger to Bonzai shores as he has appeared on various imprints on remix duties including Bonzai Progressive, Bonzai Basiks, AK-Tek Records and Bonzai Back Catalogue. His sound can be melodic, forward moving with a positive vibe and which has already featured on many other labels over the last number of years, labels such as Lost Language, Baroque, Deep Blue Eye, Incepto Music and more. He regularly guests on online radio shows including Pure FM and Proton Radio. Nice to see this guy return and hope to see more in the future.

Cold Breath opens with a wonderful haunting theme as slicing synths start to fade in and take control. A nice array of chunky beats and shuffling hats join in and deliver a solid rhythmic groove with a little help from a superb probing bass that chugs along driving the main body of the track. Those synths really have all the focus though as they cascade up and down the notes with expert filtering bringing them to life. The break brings back that haunting vibe with its droning basses and super cool plucks. Top notch stuff that will definitely do the job on the floors.

Space Donkey intros with a high end kick and fading arp melody that is joined by cool atmospherics that create a spacey, cosmic vibe in the sound. A fantastic pulsating bass starts its journey and dances along the groove with ease as those arps get beefed up to become a big focus. The break descends into a quieter affair with the bass continuing to throb in the background while superb bright synths do their thing. A real nice slice of progressive house with an upbeat vibe that will get the floors moving no doubt.

#jimmyroqsta #greenmartian

2 November 2015 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

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