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The legend that is L.S.G. returns to Bonzai Progressive with the full-on techno grooves of Freakwaves which is the fourth single to be released from his 2017 album Double Vision and features an Oliver Lieb remix as well as a Maxi Version. Since 1988 this guy has been at the cutting edge wowing us with his unique electronic music creations. He boasts an exhaustive back catalogue under several guises, moving effortlessly between genres while always delivering quality. L.S.G. is Oliver’s most famous project, but he is also renowned for Paragliders and Spicelab among many other aliases as well as working in several very successful groups. He has released on labels including Superstition, Harthouse, Hooj, JOOF and Platipus as well as our very own XTC, Bonzai Trance Progressive, Tripomatic and Tranceportation. His CV includes a plethora of remixes including Faithless, Moby, Human League and Mory Kante to name a few. Recently Oliver has embraced social media, engaging with his fans, sharing interesting and funny stories from back in the day as well as uploading some cool images of old analogue gear he used to make some of his memorable classics. An outstanding talent we are proud to have here at Bonzai Progressive.
Ultraverse aka Sasha Skiff debuts on Bonzai Progressive with the fantastic Astropilot EP which is backed up with two quality remixes from Cherry (UA) and Vitaly Shtrum. Sasha has had a very strong passion for electronic music since going clubbing in London. It was at Club UK where he knew he wanted to be a DJ and, influenced by Sasha & Digweed, Lee Burridge, Depeche Mode and others, he did just that. He moved to Dublin, Ireland and finished out his studies into sound engineering before embarking on his career as a music producer and DJ. He currently runs A&R for the popular BC2 Records and he has seen his music released on the likes of Pro B Tech, Balkan Connection South America, Mystique Music, Incepto Deep, OLD SQL Records, NUBE and Morninglory Music. Great to have him on board.
Romanian born Alex Twin debuts on Green Martian with the superb two tracker titled Senin. From a young age he has made the wheels of steel his vocation in life which has taken him to exotic locations around the world. A hard-working DJ, he was resident at Cala Bassa, Elephant and Café Mambo before settling in UAE with residencies at top venues in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and then on to Sardinia and Monaco. A producer with a growing reputation, his EPs have recently been supported by Ibiza DJs Amine Edge, Iban Mendoza and many others. Alex Twin continues to do all the right things in his growing DJ and production career and it’s great to have him on board.
German DJ and producer Tom Wax returns Bonzai Progressive alongside fellow countryman Dan Hillson with the superb Don’t Stop. For Tom, this one follows his last effort Jippa Jappa while Dan is making his debut. Tom has always been a leading figure in the electronic music scene in Germany since 1988, he has also inspired a lot of DJ’s and producers around the world with his unique sound. After more than 25 years behind the DJ booth he is still on a mission as he releases tracks on labels such as Great Stuff, Toolroom, CR2, Bitten, Bush, Suara, Armada Deep, Toca 45 and Phuture Wax. At the height of the European techno and trance era, Tom was responsible for a vast number of classics under his Arpeggiators, Microbots and DJ Tom & Norman guises. His tracks found their home on R&S, Harthouse and Overdrive Records. He partnered with Thorsten Adler on AWeX and found international fame with It’s Our Future on Plastic City. Dan Hillson aka Hillson is a relative newcomer on the scene. He has several releases over the last few years on quality labels and his unique sound is something that is grabbing attention. Hopefully we will hear much more from him in the future.
We welcome Mendexx back to Bonzai Progressive with his latest effort titled Alcazar which comes backed up with a solid remix from Paul Hamilton. For the last 4 years Mendexx has been carving out a niche within progressive house and, he’s done this with a plethora of quality tracks here on Bonzai as well as other labels. He has achieved numerous Beatport Top 100 positions and several number 1 slots on other portals. He is quickly rising through the ranks and already he has caught the eyes and ears of many giving him a solid reputation on the scene. On the DJ front he has found himself playing at top venues in some of the worlds most exotic locations outing him among the best jocks. Always great to have him deliver new material.
Our popular Club Traxx series continues with Progressive House 23 which boasts a plethora of top-notch quality vibes for the serious collector and working jock. 20 of the hottest cuts to come out of Bonzai Progressive over the last several months are present in this expertly compiled contemporary pack. We’re proud to include upcoming and established artists, with each delivering their own unique sound such as, Airwave, L.S.G., Manu Riga & Hypnotized, Gai Barone, Tom Wax, Following Light & K.Oshkin, Sunlight Project, Enertia Sound, Crocy, Matan Caspi, Cherry (UA), Rick Pier O’Neil & Chris Gavin, Solee, Stan Kolev, Ewan Rill, Ricardo Piedra, Koschk, Thomas Schwartz & Fausto Fanizza, Greg S, AudioStorm, Iga Dep, Alan Ibanez, Wolfson, Ruslan Jaafreh, Chelakhov, Ivan Lu and Christian Monique.
Matti joins us at Bonzai Progressive with a superb debut slice titled Black Sun. A relative new comer to the scene, Matti aka Turkish artist Ozgun Yasar Bakir started getting into to music in his secondary school years, with encouragement from his family. He began playing guitar for local folk and blues groups in his hometown. Soon after he got into electronic music and from here, he honed his skills, creating his own unique sound. This three tracker will certainly gain a lot of attention due to the quality production on offer and, we hope to see more from this hugely talented artist in the future.
Fresh off the back of remix duties for Bob The Groove’s My First Day Beyond The Sky, Night Shift Master aka Vlad Medvedev returns with the acid laden Code Red which is backed up with a superb remix by Manu Riga. Israeli DJ and producer Vlad started to study in a music school when he was 6 years old. After completing his studies at the music school (focusing on Violin and Piano), he graduated from the music academy of his home town, when he was 16. While getting his B.A degree in audio technology and sound engineering, he produced music in the styles of Deep House, Tech House, Progressive House, Progressive Trance. Vlad has been also composing music for movies, commercials, performs as a DJ and participates in many other music projects. During his DJ sets, Vlad incorporates performance that are special and unique.
We welcome Bob The Groove back to Bonzai Progressive with his fourth outing titled My First Day Beyond The Sky which is backed up with two solid remixes. This one follows his superb remix on Anthony Yarranton’s Meridian and proves once again that the Frenchman knows how to produce the goods. A mysterious character, Bob The Groove lets his music do the talking. He has seen releases on several labels over the years like AH Digital, Abstract Space Records, 238w, D&R Digital, Aeriform, Hydrogen and 3xA Music. As always, it’s a pleasure to have him on board.
Checco Esse returns to Bonzai Progressive with the superb Marta’s Theme. We normally see this guy paired up with Adriano Dodici but this time he is flying solo. Checco first got into music in the early 90’s. He started to DJ in local clubs, quickly becoming a well-known name on the local scene thanks to support from the likes of Alex Neri who got him to play at his club. In 1995 he released his first production titled Poseidon which gained a lot of support and radio play.
Dani Sbert marks his Bonzai Basiks debut with powerful techno grooves on the two track Fidelity EP. Spanish born DJ and producer Dani was always destined to be in the music business having been seduced by rhythms from a young age. At just 14 years old he got his first set of Technics which enabled him to hone his skills and amass a large collection of classic vinyl. He has graced the decks all around the world and many venues, playing alongside a host of top jocks. On the production front he boasts a hugely impressive release count which cover a multitude of labels. He has had more than 500 Top 100 Beatport entries and his music is championed by many on the big stage and the small stage. Dani has a long, detailed and very fulfilling music career and we’re delighted to have him here at Bonzai Basiks.
Ivan Nikusev and Steiss debut on Bonzai Progressive with the superb Rising which is backed up with two solid remixes. These guys have been working together for a number of years now, boasting several releases on a host of labels with great support from across the board. Macedonian DJ and producer Ivan hails from the old school progressive scene and this one marks his full BP debut, he has appeared on a few compilations for us in the past and it’s great to have him on full release duty. In 2011 he founded OLD SQL Recordings which has built a solid artist and fan base across the world. His experience as a DJ took him to many countries and their festivals as well as guest spots on many radio shows. His own tracks have been championed by the cream of the crop and have been released on top labels including JOOF Recordings, Perfecto and Enhanced to name just a few. His friend and studio partner Steiss aka fellow countryman Daniel Trajkovski is more of a mysterious character who has worked extensively with Ivan in the past. He has also appeared on several labels and his distinct sound resonates through the scene. We’re delighted to have both guys here.
Cherry (UA) aka Ukraine based DJ and producer Oleh Cherkes returns to Bonzai Progressive with the epic Hello. This will be his third outing here with his last effort titled Alma gaining great support. He also delivered a stunning remix on Gai Barone’s Flash which became a hot favourite among many as well as charting on Beatport. No stranger to the scene, Oleh has several releases on various labels and his music enjoys a lot of support from across the board. He is also known for his dynamic, building sets that always pleases the crowd.
Popular Brazilian DJ duo E-Light aka Emerson Ramos and Gilmar Santos debut on Bonzai Progressive with the superb two tracker titled Controversy EP. This dynamic duo is responsible for some seriously rocking parties throughout Brazil and beyond. The formed E-Light and have notched up a solid rep since then. With more than 13 year’s experience in the music world between them, we’re delighted to have them on board.
Madrid based artist Jesus Gonzalez aka Jacob Singer makes a welcome return to Green Martian with the two track EP titled Elohim. This one follows his last effort, Urantia over on our flagship Bonzai Progressive imprint. Jacob started out in music playing the guitar and was heavily influenced by rock and metal bands for many years. After he discovered electronic music however, he soon realised that this is where his passion lay. Now a veteran on the progressive scene he has churned out many noteworthy releases on various labels and it’s always great to have him here.