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Jungle & Juice return to Bonzai Progressive with the superb Ahnentanz, which follows their debut here a short while back with Ringmakers. Based in Vienna, this DJ and producer duo have gained a huge following on the scene. Both artists have a musical background, playing various instruments themselves such as guitar, bass guitar, classical piano, synths and drums. They first met in 2015 and since then they engaged in their musical journey, founding their own label called Leisure Music Productions. They love releasing and playing music with a happy vibe and they’re well versed in several genres.
Serbian DJ, producer Vladimir Ryabchikov aka VA O.N.E. debuts with us on Bonzai Progressive with the fantastic single, Hijack. From a young age, Vladimir has had a passion for music, becoming involved in electronic music in particular. For several years he perfected his sound and, in 2016 he made his first release. Since then he has churned out a seriously impressive release count on several top labels with support coming in from all quarters. We’re delighted to have him on board at BP.
Synthesizer and all things analogue loving artist duo, Deafman, join the After Dark ranks with a solid three track techno joint titled Outbreak EP. Gert-jan van Campen and Glenn van Steelandt share a passion for vintage synthesizers which led to them getting together to build tracks and a live experience. They play live sets delivering electronic music varying from acid rave to electro while presenting the potential of analogue machinery. They first met about 10 years ago, but it was only 5 years later, in 2009, that their mutual interests made them build a studio. Lost in the jungle of cables and noisy circuitry, tampering buttons and knobs, they‘re like two kids in a candy store. In 2014 they released their debut album which featured nine tracks and was made available on Soundcloud. We’re delighted and excited to have this duo on board at AD and we hope to see and hear much more from them in the future.
Portugal based, Brazilian DJ, producer Matheus Ferreira debuts on Bonzai Progressive with the fantastic Get Away, which features two solid remixes from Matan Caspi and AudioStorm. Matheus has been producing music since 2017. He is an artist with focus, he’s attended many clubs and festivals, getting a feel for the sound so he can find his own way and uniqueness. He is inspired by melodic and progressive nuances of House and Techno. Being part of huge clubs and parties in Brazil and Portugal, he is always ready for a great performance, knowing how to read the dance floor and getting the audience to immerse in his musical experience.
Olivier Pieters and PCP debut on Bonzai Progressive on a trip down memory lane with the superb Boccaccio Life (Chapter 1). Olivier Pieters is Boccaccio’s most famous Sunday resident’s which he held from the late 80’s until the closure of the venue. He has been responsible for some top tracks also over the years, with releases on R&S, Music Man and several other top labels. He’s also credited with work on Bonzai tracks including Insider’s Boots On The Run and Trial Bells. A legend in our midst and we’re delighted to have him here with a tribute to one of Belgium’s most cherished institutions. PCP aka Pieter Claeys is another oldskool jock who is considered with legendary status. While Olivier was ripping it up at Boccaccio, Pieter was destroying the roof at Balmoral (and still is), another famous Belgian dance music utopia. He also held a long-term residency at The Temple (formerly Boccaccio). Over the last several years, he’s released a raft of tracks on various labels, including his own, Rewritable Records. Great to have him join the ranks at BP.
Maltese DJ, producer Cathy K aka Cathy K Attard, debuts on Bonzai Progressive with the superb Saraswati. Cathy has been DJing for the past 15 years and producing for the past 4 years. She incorporates styles such as house-tech house-afro house and progressive, melodic house and plays in the most frequented clubs and events alongside top Maltese and foreign DJs. In her free time, she spends time at the studio making music, her productive style incorporates various sounds however her major passion is creating various rhythms with ethnic and African percussions. For her, producing is her therapy since she loves getting lost in music to feel the joyful emotions that stir into her chest. In 2019 one of her tracks named, Mohabbat made it into the charts at Beatport among other portals. She has much more planned for the future, so keep an eye and an ear out for this talented artist.
Analog Jungs aka Argentinean DJ, producer duo Claudio Cornejo and Gustavo Ruarte debut on Bonzai progressive with the superb, Plectrum. These talented young people have received great recognition from digital stores and in their short career they already have releases on several top labels. In their constant growth in so little time, they have managed to position themselves among the names most sought after by the record companies. They have a style that fuses Progressive, Tech and Deep House sounds, with great sonic versatility and ideal rhythms for the dance floor, influenced by artists such as Guy J, Dmitry Molosh, Henry Saiz, and Cid Inc. Their music is championed around the world with top jocks offering support. Great to have the guys on board, and we hope to see more in the future.
Scott Rotton is back on Bonzai Progressive with the fantastic, Into The Light. This one follows his debut, Acid Souls, which was very well received indeed. Scott’s passion for electronic music started in the 90’s, he grew up in the UK listening to 90’s trance. Gatecrasher One was on his doorstep and that’s naturally where he spent most of his early clubbing days, this influence can clearly be seen in his music productions today. Understanding the intricacies of club music has helped Scott become a truly versatile DJ, because of this he has been a staple DJ for some of the world leading brands including 5 consecutive years for Space Ibiza On Tour. His productions are often a modern blend of techno, progressive house and trance, carefully infused into a precisely crafted sonic package, this is something he delivers consistently.
Ricardo returns with the fantastic Heeey, which features two sublime progressive house track for our listening pleasure. This one follows his remix on Stradivalli & Night Shift Master’s Space Motion and is certainly on course to gain just as much attention as the former. Over the last few years Ricardo has racked up quite an impressive back catalogue across several labels, gaining a solid rep on the scene. We’re always super impressed with his output and it’s always an exciting time when his latest efforts come through the office. He is a very much sought-after collaborator and everything he turns his hand to is sublime.
Andrew Cash is back with another superb offering on Bonzai Progressive in the form of his latest two tracker titled, X Cape, which follows the fantastic, vocal driven, Time. Over the last number of years, he has carved out a solid niche in the narrow gap between trance and progressive. Known for creating dreamy, uplifting melodies and steady basslines, his works have gained a great deal of support from top jocks and artists alike including Paul Van Dyk, Manuel Le Saux, Dash Berlin and Armin Van Buuren. Always a delight when his latest works come through the office.
Madrid based artist Jesus Gonzalez aka Jacob Singer makes a welcome return to Bonzai Progressive with the superb 8 Years. It’s been a while since he was last here for us, but as always, the wait is well worth it. 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.