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MUSTAFA GEDIK – RIHE EP (BONZAI PROGRESSIVE)

Mustafa Gedik debuts on Bonzai Progressive with the wonderful Rihe EP which is backed up with three exceptional remixes from Manu Riga, JoC H and John Lead. Mustafa is a DJ and producer from Istanbul, since 2008 he has been very active on the music scene having shared the stage with top DJ’s and artists as well as performances on many international radio stations. During this period he continued to development himself and has released lots of EP’s on various labels including Baroque Records, Plusquam Records, Virtual Love, Proton, Weekend Music, Lohit and many more. In the studio has worked with many likeminded artists such as 21street, Andrea Bertolini, Minimize, Rafael Osmo, G-Mohris, Mr.raf, Sterbai and Strigata to name a few. A hugely talented artist we are glad to welcome on board at BP

First up we have the Original Mix which is as pure as progressive can get thanks to lush grooves filled with warm bass tones, swirling atmosphere’s and subtle melodies. A distinct Eastern flavour oozes from the sound which is no surprise given Mustafa’s location in the world. One thing that will stand out here is the captivating vocal which alone makes this a must have track. The original is accompanied by a Dub Mix which strips out most of the vocal leaving only teasing snippets in its place. The dub is a standout track with an emphasis on the synth work and is also a not to be missed cut.

First up on the trio of remixes we have Belgium’s progressive house maestro and Bonzai stalwart Manu Riga with his Technotized Remix which puts a firm tech stamp over the track. Not Manu Riga’s usual approach but we think it’s a winner with its warping basses, tight drums and beautifully arranged vocal. A solid driving ‘technotized’ progressive stomper and a must for the collection. JoC H is up next with his remix and once again we’re reminded just how talented this guy is. The progressive vibes ooze out of this one as beautifully tweaked synths deliver that rich sound alongside the deep, hypnotic bassline. The vocal works wonders in the groove and will definitely draw lots of attention. John Lead aka Lisbon, Portugal based DJ and producer Joao Apell is next on the remix roster and he delivers a fantastic slice that will get the progressive taste buds tingling. Here he sticks to a driving, solid formula to get the floors rocking as those chunky kick drums and shuffling percussions combine alongside warping synths and that stunning vocal. Intricate arpeggios litter the sound creating cascading melodies that light the track up beautifully. Excellent stuff you do not want to miss out on.

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MANU RIGA – YOUR SILENT CRIES FEATURED BY BEATPORT

Manu Riga aka Adriaan Baussens returns to Bonzai Progressive with the fantastic two track slice Your Silent Cries. As ever we’re treated to some sublime progressive moments from this guy who is relentless in his consistent approach to top quality grooves. His last outing here – Disconnected – featured the amazing vocals of Mandy Jones and gained a lot of support from across the board. This time around Adriaan took inspiration from watching a documentary about abuse toward women and the taboo that still surrounds it which will go some way to explain the deep and emotive sounds found within. Two stunning tracks that will be a welcome addition in any collection.

Manu Riga – Your Silent Cries, out this week on Bonzai Progressive, is featured by Beatport in the Progressive House genre page!

#beatport #manuriga #bonzaiprogressive

22 March 2017 UPDATES Read more

WMC 2017 FEATURED BY BEATPORT

Time to shake off the Winter bite and get ready for this year’s WMC in Miami, Florida, and if you’re not heading over to the event itself – to bask in the glorious sunshine – then we have just the thing to get the heat rising in your party. We’ve selected some of the finest examples of expertly crafted grooves from our vast catalogue of works, conveniently wrapped in a mega pack that will add a much needed boost to your crate. We have 70 original and remix tracks on offer here that will cater to all your progressive needs from artists such as Airwave, Jam El Mar, Phi Phi, Manu Riga, Nico Parisi, Stan Kolev, Matan Caspi, Thorin, Gabriel West & Ricardo Piedra, Gai Barone, Don Longton, Blufeld, AudioStorm, Cryss, Iga Dep, Koschk, Phi6, Kevin Vega, Robert R. Hardy, Rise and Fall, Ruslan Vashkevich, Rick Pier O’Neil, Andy Leavy, Jakhira, Steve Sai, Ewan Rill, Audio Noir and Crocy to name just a few. A definite must have collection that will provide hours of Winter warming fun.

WMC 2017, out this week on Bonzai Progressive, is featured by Beatport in the Staff Picks section at the Progressive House genre page!

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22 March 2017 UPDATES Read more

WMC 2017 (BONZAI PROGRESSIVE)

Time to shake off the Winter bite and get ready for this year’s WMC in Miami, Florida, and if you’re not heading over to the event itself – to bask in the glorious sunshine – then we have just the thing to get the heat rising in your party. We’ve selected some of the finest examples of expertly crafted grooves from our vast catalogue of works, conveniently wrapped in a mega pack that will add a much needed boost to your crate. We have 70 original and remix tracks on offer here that will cater to all your progressive needs from artists such as Airwave, Jam El Mar, Phi Phi, Manu Riga, Nico Parisi, Stan Kolev, Matan Caspi, Thorin, Gabriel West & Ricardo Piedra, Gai Barone, Don Longton, Blufeld, AudioStorm, Cryss, Iga Dep, Koschk, Phi6, Kevin Vega, Robert R. Hardy, Rise and Fall, Ruslan Vashkevich, Rick Pier O’Neil, Andy Leavy, Jakhira, Steve Sai, Ewan Rill, Audio Noir and Crocy to name just a few. A definite must have collection that will provide hours of Winter warming fun.

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21 March 2017 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

MANU RIGA – YOUR SILENT CRIES (BONZAI PROGRESSIVE)

Manu Riga aka Adriaan Baussens returns to Bonzai Progressive with the fantastic two track slice Your Silent Cries. As ever we’re treated to some sublime progressive moments from this guy who is relentless in his consistent approach to top quality grooves. His last outing here – Disconnected – featured the amazing vocals of Mandy Jones and gained a lot of support from across the board. This time around Adriaan took inspiration from watching a documentary about abuse toward women and the taboo that still surrounds it which will go some way to explain the deep and emotive sounds found within. Two stunning tracks that will be a welcome addition in any collection.

Your Silent Cries is a sublime cut that takes on deep progressive grooves in true Manu Riga fashion. A solid driving arrangement sets the course as tight drums lead the way with a bubbling bassline lurking on the low end. The attention to detail in the drums is outstanding, subtle snare rolls and shuffling hats combine beautifully to give off a rhythmic vibe. Warping synths dish out cool melodics as distant voices loiter in the background. The break contains a beautifully crafted melody from rich sounding instruments adding wonderful colours to the groove. A deep and evocative sound that will appeal to many, a must have for sure.

Point Of No Return intros with a solid punchy kick drum that has a very subtle bassy tail that adds roundness to the sound. Rhythmic percussions soon follow and the track takes us to the floor. A deep and penetrating pulsing bassline fills the groove with a warming glow as swirling pads create a surreal ambience overhead. The track oozes emotion that provoke thought and on the break this is more true as we’re met with a spine tingling vocal. The drums return and get us back on the progressive trail for the duration making this an absolute stomper that is not to be missed.

#manuriga #bonzaiprogressive

 

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AFTERHOUR TRAX 21 (GREEN MARTIAN)

Afterhour Trax continues on its run of delivering top quality progressive grooves and, volume 21 is no exception. We’ve gathered together 20 of the finest cuts from our latest releases so you can get them straight into your live crates. Tracks and remixes from Stan Kolev, Airwave, Jam El Mar, Matan Caspi, Nico Parisi, Gai Barone, Manu Riga, Anthony G, Crocy, Platunoff, Kˆschk, AudioStorm, Nico Parisi, Naxound, G Rubens, Man on the Moon, Michael Berklin, Steve Sai, Ruslan Vashkevich, Daniel Curotto, Traveltech, Samotarev, Jamie Baggotts, Dofamine, Jadeck & Margolin Whirlpool, Config & Stemvork, Persya, Don Longton and Mendexx, will guarantee satisfaction from the floors.

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3 March 2017 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

PHI PHI – IN THE MIX 004 – PROGRESSIVE SESSIONS (BONZAI PROGRESSIVE)

We continue our In The Mix sessions with another outstanding two part mix which has been beautifully crafted by none other than Phi Phi. This series is proving popular among many, each mix goes deep into the realms of progressive grooves, throwing up unexpected, surprising and intriguing twists and turns. With each session comes a master of their craft and Phi Phi is highly ranked as a master of all when it comes to stringing together a tight set. This guy retains his legendary status among a burgeoning DJ scene and, it’s little wonder given his pedigree and where he cut his teeth on the wheels of steel. At The Villa, Fuse, Boccaccio, Oxygene, Tour & Taxi, Cirao, Extreme, Pulp and Barocca are just some of the infamous venues to have welcomed him to the stage. He is also a major player on the retro circuit and features heavily in many Bonzai Retro events as well as many other club nights and festival events. Phi Phi also continues to dish out quality tunes on our Bonzai Progressive imprint and regularly teams up with other producers with stunning results.

In The Mix 004 features several tracks from Phi Phi himself as well as tracks and remixes from the likes of Manu Riga, C J Art, Art Of Trance, Gai Barone, Roddy Reynaert, Kevin Vega, Davi, Rick Pier O’Neil, Darko Dejan, Matan Caspi and Ruslan Vashkevich among others in Part 1, which sets us on course for a mind blowing trip into the progressive abyss. Part 2 throws up some serious dancefloor fodder in the form of tracks and remixes from Herman Cattaneo & Guy Muntzur, Robert Babicz, Jam El Mar, Airwave, Matt Holliday, Nico Parisi, Nick Curly, Cid Inc Vs Darin Elipson and Gorge to name a few. This one delivers an energetic punch that will set your party alight and keep the groove rocking long into the night.

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28 February 2017 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

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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CONCRETE WAVES – NORTHERN DAWN (BONZAI PROGRESSIVE)

Russian DJ and producer duo Tkachenko Vitaly and Vladimir Pavlov make up Concrete Waves. The guys make their Bonzai Progressive debut with the fantastic Northern Dawn which is backed up with two superb remixes from Manu Riga and Crocy. Concrete Waves was formed in May 2016 when the guys got together through their passion for music. They both enjoy listening to and creating Deep House, Tech House, Techno, Progressive, Hip-Hop and House. Their first release came out in June 2016 on Emotional Noise and other works, including compilation releases, soon followed. They are still working on finding their niche and perfecting their sound while working on their first album. A hugely talented up and coming project that is definitely one to watch.

The Original Mix treats us to a sublime deep progressive trip full of beautifully crafted layers. A solid pumping kick drum leads the way alongside bright hi hats and rhythmic percussions while a wonderfully lush bassline meanders through the track creating a deep groove. Tantalising synth arps weave intricate patterns drawing us deeper into the groove. On the break sweet melodies are revealed to the backdrop of rich pads that capture the imagination before we are thrust back into the main track for the duration. Excellent stuff that will not disappoint.

Manu Riga is back once again with another one of his top notch remixes and, once again we are blown away by this guy’s superb talent. Belgian music maestro Adriaan Baussens is now a household name in the music production world, he has gained an army of followers over the years and is still reaching out to new recruits with every release. His talent lies in perfecting everything he touches which translates to those who simply appreciate “good music”. Here he shoots straight to the floors with a beautifully constructed progressive slice. Nice and chunky kick drums lead the way while crispy hi hats and shuffling percussions create a solid rhythm. A hypnotic vox loiters in the background as a prominent arpeggio delivers the lead sound. Throbbing basses deliver that pure prog vibe that keeps you hooked throughout. Simply stunning stuff that is a definite must have for any jock.

Bonzai stalwart Crocy is up next with his remix and as you’d expect he delivers the goods once more. We’ve seen a multitude of outstanding work from this guy over the years and he always produces to the highest standard leaving the listener wanting more. His last outing was on remix duties for Manu Riga’s Surrounded Remixed which came not long after his own Valve back in July 2016. Always a pleasure to get this guy’s work in the mail box and no doubt we’ll see much more in the future. The remix opens with a solid punchy kick drum and shuffling hi hats combi. Raspy bass notes accompany the tight drums as spacey pads fade in. Intricate synth patterns make an appearance alongside a sublime hypnotic bassline that sits perfectly on the low end. An array of FX add wonderful textures while on the break we’re treated to a simplistic and effective melody that keeps you locked in. Top notch stuff perfect for any late night set.

#concretewaves #bonzaiprogressive #manuriga #crocy

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MANU RIGA & MANDY JONES – DISCONNECTED FEATURED BY BEATPORT

Manu Riga returns to Bonzai Progressive with a sublime two tracker Entitled Disconnected. This time round he enlists the stunning vocal talent of Mandy Jones who adds a whole new dynamic to the progressive sound. As ever Manu Riga delights with his attention to detail revealing his passion for quality music with everything he touches. A string of top notch cuts, a superb album and a slew of delicious remixes have made 2016 one of his best years yet and we’ve no doubt that next year will be even better. USA born Mandy Jones makes her first appearance on Bonzai and she brings her wonderfully rich and soulful voice along for the ride. Over the last few years she has released several tracks across various labels. She possesses a beautifully rich voice which she is able to adapt to suit different musical styles. Nice to see her on board and we hope to hear more from her in the future.

Manu Riga & Mandy Jones – Disconnected, out this week on Bonzai Progressive, is featured by Beatport in the Progressive House genre page!

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21 December 2016 UPDATES Read more

MANU RIGA & MANDY JONES – DISCONNECTED (BONZAI PROGRESSIVE)

Manu Riga returns to Bonzai Progressive with a sublime two tracker Entitled Disconnected. This time round he enlists the stunning vocal talent of Mandy Jones who adds a whole new dynamic to the progressive sound. As ever Manu Riga delights with his attention to detail revealing his passion for quality music with everything he touches. A string of top notch cuts, a superb album and a slew of delicious remixes have made 2016 one of his best years yet and we’ve no doubt that next year will be even better. USA born Mandy Jones makes her first appearance on Bonzai and she brings her wonderfully rich and soulful voice along for the ride. Over the last few years she has released several tracks across various labels. She possesses a beautifully rich voice which she is able to adapt to suit different musical styles. Nice to see her on board and we hope to hear more from her in the future.

Disconnected intros with a very nice pounding kick drum as shuffling hats form up into a solid rhythmic flow. A deep and probing bassline soon finds its way into the sound as percussions start on their intricate journey. The track takes on a real deepness early on which is further enhanced by the stunning vocals from Mandy. Sultry, melancholic and dynamic, the vocal tells an interesting story that fits perfectly with the groove. In contrast to the deeper elements we find a sweet melodic arpeggio that washes over the sound. A definite must have that will not disappoint.

If Only is up next and we’ve no doubt that this one will become a firm favourite among many. Right from the off we’re drawn into its grasp. Nicely rounded kick drums lead the way against a very cool percussion arrangement complete with shuffling hit hats that really get the feet tapping. The big hitter here is the vocal, a simply sublime delivery with a very intriguing narrative that digs deep into your soul. The vocal blends effortlessly with the melancholic groove created by subtle tones and expert attention. Captivating and enlightening, this one is most definitely not to be missed.

#manuriga #mandyjones #bonzaiprogressive

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CLUB TRAXX – PROGRESSIVE HOUSE 19 (BONZAI PROGRESSIVE)

We continue our Club Traxx series with Progressive House 19 and once again we deliver only the finest progressive sounds that will enhance your collection and give you the tools control the floors. 20 top notch originals and remixes from the likes of Manu Riga, Nico Parisi, Matan Caspi, Rick Pier O’Neil, Kush, Robert R Hardy, AudioStorm, Ewan Rill, Blufeld & Platinoff, JoC, Jamie Baggotts and more are on hand to boost your set with their rich, quality grooves that will definitely keep the party rocking. A must have for the serious progressive jocks.

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KARIM S featuring LOUNASAN – PILOTS OF THE MILLENNIUM (BONZAI PROGRESSIVE)

Belgian DJ and producer Karim Sghaier aka Karim S debuts on Bonzai Progressive with the superb Pilots Of The Millennium which features two tracks alongside two fantastic remixes. Karim started his musical career in the early 1990’s singing and acting in theatre while also learning the piano and synthesizer, nourishing his love of music. He also began to buy his first records and shortly thereafter was inspired by Chicago house music, Detroit techno and Mayday. He started to DJ at many parties in his local area before breaking out and playing all over Belgium.

If you’re looking for some serious progressive beats then Pilots Of The Millennium is for you. This one delivers the goods in style with a solid lush bass at its core. Right from the get go we are entranced with the groove as it draws us in with a superb bassline and intricate percussion patterns. A very subtle and simple melody from just a few notes is enough to pique your interest as we embark on this epic journey. Bubbling acid lines fade in as magical strings are introduced bringing a cosmic vibe to the sound. The break throws up a divine sequence with wonderfully hypnotic melodies climaxing in a kick drum roll before slamming back into full on mode. A definite must have.

Manu Riga continues his exhaustive 2016 with another fine remix that is directed squarely to the floors and the deeper recesses of the mind. The remix intros with a hypnotic thumping kick drum and offset bass combo with a shuffling hat sequence up top providing a steady rhythmic flow. The probing bass digs deep into your mind as the layers build creating a tight arrangement. Club style chords slot in perfectly against a backdrop of some very cool spoken vocals. Mesmeric strings and synths weave their intricate patterns through the sound and on the break we are graced with a beautiful ethnic female vocal that sends shivers down the spine. Another epic slice form the master of the beat, not to be missed.

The Original Mix of Parazard is a brilliant slice of club progressive featuring a stunning, catchy diva inspired vocal. A solid kick drum and rhythmic percussion section gives this one maximum dancefloor appeal and when you throw in a deep probing bassline then you’ll have no choice but to get down. If that wasn’t enough we are treated to some excellent vocals that blend perfectly into the prog style with a distinct house flavour. Top notch stuff that will not disappoint.

The ever popular Experimental Feelings delivers yet another fine cut with his remix of Parazard. A solid progressive performance ensues with punchy kick drums and shuffling hi hats alongside a deep bubbling bassline at the forefront. The diva fuelled vocal that rings out dominates the track brilliantly adding that special club appeal to the sound. Mysterious pads and FX give off a wonderfully rich vibe full of cool textures while a beautifully subtle synth line runs through the track. A real stomper here that will generate a lot of attention for sure.

#karims #lounasan #bonzaiprogressive #manuriga #experimentafeelings

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MATAN CASPI – DISTANT MUSE (BONZAI PROGRESSIVE)

For the last number of years we have seen nothing but the very best sounds from Matan Caspi, and today is no exception. Here he delivers his latest offering, Distant Muse which comes backed up with remixes from Manu Riga and Persya. Apart from giving us super fine cuts Matan is running the label Outta Limits together with his good friend and production partner Stan Kolev. He is also busy with touring and concentrating on his future productions, where you will find original, raw and innovative material. His last outing for Bonzai Progressive – Brain-Storm was well received and this was followed up by a double appearance on the ADE 2016 Compilation from Bonzai. All of the above doesn’t leave a doubt that Matan’s music will be heard on the most popular dance floors around the world.

The Original Mix is a sublime trek deep into the progressive sound, full of wonderful subtleties and nuanced elements that combine beautifully to bring that rich sound evident in Matan’s work. Chunky kick drums lead the way as crispy hi hats and shuffling percussions form up alongside a deep and lush bassline. A myriad of FX and one shot synth hits are perfectly placed for maximum effect enhancing the stabby, more prominent layers. On the break we are treated to some excellent key work that bring in rich melodies before the synths are slowed down and then sped up to a brilliant climax and the back into full on mode for the duration. Top notch stuff indeed.

Manu Riga is up first with his Progrezz Remix and in true Manu Riga fashion, he knocks it outta the park. An extremely busy and in demand artist, this guy remains consistent in his delivery of top quality sounds. His last outing – Unstoppable proved to be popular on the floors and various charts and we’ve no doubt this remix will follow suit. The remix definitely goes straight to the floors with a nice rhythmic drum arrangement along with cool FX and a subtle underlying melody. The track builds nicely with the bassline shoring up the dancey groove and the tougher edged synths keeping things moving. The break is where the magic happens here as a beautifully serene vocal captivates the mind and draws you in deeper before those chunky kicks take us back into full on mode. A must have no doubt.

Bologna based producer Persya returns to BP with a wonderfully constructed progressive house remix. His last outing – Heide EP – was back in June 2016 and made a very good impact on the scene. The intro allows us to dive head first into the deep groove on offer as a fantastic atmospheric sound is generated. Hypnotic melodies draws us in even more as chunky kick drums lead the charge. A deep droning bassline dominates the low end as the intensity increases. The solid groove becomes so immersive you are lost in its ethereal grasp and on the break this is more true. A stunning slice that will not disappoint.

#matancaspi #bonzaiprogressive #manuriga #persya

14 November 2016 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

A.ERYOMIN – YOU’LL NEVER KNOW WHY (BONZAI PROGRESSIVE)

Russian producer Alexander Eryomin aka A.Eryomin returns to Bonzai Progressive with the superb You’ll Never Know Why which comes with a plethora of top notch remixes from top producers within the Bonzai sphere. Alexander’s debut came back in the Summer of 2015 with Lonely Nights which quickly gained a great deal of support. Since then he has been churning out quality vibes on various labels as well as featuring on many compilations. Great to see him back with this stomper which we’ve no doubt will grab a lot of attention.

You’ll Never Know Why has many strands that combine beautifully into a solid slice of progressive house. A distinct retro theme runs through the sound that will definitely grab a lot attention in today’s scene. Nice and chunky kick drums are joined by crispy hats and a superbly crafted percussion arrangement giving off a cool rhythmic flow. The probing bassline comes at us from different angles for maximum effect while a cacophony of synths stack up creating a driving groove. Soft vocals add a real character to the sound while an array of FX give the track cool textures. A definite must have right here.

Accompanying the original we have a host of top remix artists to whet the progressive appetite. First up we have the impeccable Manu Riga with his Deep Tech Mix which takes us deep into the progressive abyss with a wonderful tech edge. ConcreteWaves makes a debut appearance on Bonzai with a much more upfront remix that is sure to fill the floors while regular Bonzai contributor Dennis Franchi dishes out some of his fine deep and pleasing grooves with his remix. Negrol also makes a remix debut with a super deep slice of prog filled with fantastic probing basses and expertly crafted synths while another debutant DJ BF turns up with a wonderful hypnotic slice that takes us on a mesmerizing journey. Rounding up this impressive remix roster we have Angelo Dobric who has made the jump over from Piston Recordings to deliver a superb, driving and highly infectious piece of music that will definitely make the grade in any set.

An impressive pack that covers a lot of ground with plenty to choose from, who will be your favourite?

#a.eryomin #bonzaiprogressive #manuriga #concretewaves #dennisfranchi #negrol #angelodobric

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WEBSITES

RADIO SHOW

bonzaibasikbeats

Listen to our Bonzai Basik Beats radio show with guest mixes and exclusive tracks every Thursday on webradio, Soundcloud and Mixcloud.

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BOOKINGS

djunkee

Book our next generation or old school DJ's & artists via our booking agency.

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MOBILE APP

“Bonzai
Download the Bonzai mobile app for iOS, Android & Windows Phone (coming soon): Bonzai Progressive, Version 1.3

Get the latest Bonzai news as well as tapping into our social media platforms and browse our web store, all on your mobile phone or tablet.

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