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Mumbai, India based artist Raunaq Sandhu debuts on Bonzai Progressive with the excellent Cold Heart which takes us on a deep, moody, uplifting journey. Also known as Mr Sandhu, Raunaq is an experienced electronic music producer who is now beginning to shine by spreading his music far and wide. Great to have him on board, this guy is definitely one to watch.
Spanish DJ and producer Toni Gonzalez aka Experimental Feelings returns to Bonzai Progressive with the superb A New Opportunity which follows his epic remix on Koschk’s True Romance from earlier this year. Toni has been churning out quality cuts for us across our main imprint and Green Martian as well as a host of other works including remixes and appearances on various compilations. Toni’s productions regularly feature in many sets from DJ’s around the world and it’s no surprise given his extensive back catalogue that spans many labels. So much more to come from this guy, well worth keeping an eye and an ear on.
As the summer approaches and revellers head to the White Isle, let us provide the soundtrack to your party season with 60 of the hottest cuts on Ibiza 2019. We’ve carefully selected these tracks for maximum effect, to give you the tools required to make sure the crowd keeps moving. Alternatively, you can fire this one up in the car or at the pool side and enjoy the pure progressive house vibes. Tracks and remixes come from the likes of Airwave, Manu Riga, Cortex Thrill, Matan Caspi, Following Light, Lily Pita, Ewan Rill, Gai Barone, Koschk, Rafa Alcantara, Cheery, Stan Kolev, Rise and Fall, Night Shift Master, Phi Phi, Tom Wax, MacroVision, F-Act, Iga Dep, Hisham Sabbah, Rick Pier O’Neil, Bilboni, Bob The Groove, Kush, L.S.G., AudioStorm, Ricardo Piedra, Nico Parisi, Blufeld and many, many more. Get this one in your collection, you will not be disappointed.
Celebrated Dutch DJ and producer Jaydee aka Edgar Robin Albers dusts off his 1996 cut Underground City, originally released on Zounds and Bonzai Trance Progressive Italy under his Chemistry guise, for a 2019 makeover. A long-established artist, Edgar played in clubs all over the The Netherlands and later went on to national radio. Five times he organized the annual Dutch Mixing Championship, and in the past years he hosted various music and sports programs on national TV. He has performed all over the world at countless festivals and parties. For three consecutive years his radio show For Those Who Like To Groove got voted Best Dutch Dance Show, a unique accomplishment for which in 1992 he received an industry award. Besides his musical activities as Jaydee, which gave us the iconic Plastic Dreams among others, Edgar also had several other successful aliases which dominated the 90’s. Great to have him back after all these years.
Night Shift Master aka Vlad Medvedev returns to Bonzai Progressive with the fantastic Gravity which is backed up with a superb remix by Nico Parisi. This one follows the equally fantastic Tribalistic which gained a lot of support and continues a string of quality cuts thus far. 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.
Sydney based artist Jim Wilson aka Somersault, debuts on Bonzai Progressive with the impressive three track The Upsetter EP. Somersault’s music is uncompromising. Heavily influenced by the shuffling rhythms of dark UK garage, atmospheric techno and deep melodic house, Somersault straddles the line between the delirious highs and murky lows with a sound that takes his unique sets to some of the most respected outdoor festivals and underground clubs across Australia. The talented producer has come a long way from session guitarist to forging a signature brand of house, progressive and techno. He has released his works on a plethora of top labels with support from top jocks, worldwide. Great to have him on the books at BP.
Colombian DJ and producer John Niño aka Zalvador marks his Bonzai Progressive debut with the excellent Chronology which is backed up with a quality remix from Ewan Rill. With a wealth of experience on the DJ circuit, John decided to step into the studio in 2016 to explore his sound and form an identity he can translate into clean, melodic progressive sounds. Since 2018 he has released a few tracks and is currently working on more. A rising talent we’re delighted to have on board.
Fatih Kosar and Eren Eren debut on Bonzai Progressive with the superb Lock-In which features a fantastic remix from Manu Riga. Hailing from Istanbul, Fatih and Eren have carved out a solid reputation on the dance music scene. Faith’s passion for underground music during his early years, led him to electronica and, a job at the popular Twenty club. From here he started to gather dance records, gaining experience and forming a party collective called Groove Therapy. He remains an underground DJ and he loves the deeper sounds of house and progressive. Eren is obsessed with spreading sound frequencies that expand the sonic boundaries of the present by feeding off the past and future roots of culture. A lover of several genres, his sets are innovative and raw. He’s held residencies as top Istanbul clubs, playing alongside a host of world-renowned jocks and ha has presented his own radioshows. Great to have both of these super talented artists on board at Bonzai.
Fresh off remix duties on Platunoff’s Unbreakable, Rafa Alcantara returns to Bonza Progressive with the superb Himalaya EP. Also known as DJ Killer, Rafa is one of the most influential DJ’s in Spain having been instrumental in building the electronic music scene there. From the early 90’s he has been a constant presence on the local scene as well as playing on the world stage at top festivals and clubs. He co-founded Negritta Records in 2000 and quickly became noticed by the likes of Pete Tong who offered great support on BBC Radio 1. Great to see him back once again.
Russian DJ and producer Igor Platunoff is back at Bonzai Progressive after a short hiatus with the superb Unbreakable, which is backed up with two quality remixes from Stan Kolev and Rafa Alcantara. This one follows the equally impressive Primavera and a successful collaboration with Blufeld on their superb cut Tiefe Gedanken back in May 2016. Igor has also appeared on several of our compilations over the years and has seen a plethora of releases on various other imprints. Always a pleasure to hear his latest offerings and we hope to see more soon.
Marcin Stepien aka Neptun 505 is back at Bonzai Progressive with the fantastic Event Horizon. This two tracker follows his last effort here with Lunar EP which gained great support. Since then he’s been busy with lots of releases on various labels, great to see him back once again. Growing up Marcin listened to music from hip-hop to dance. Over time electronic music took his interest so he started to study the roots of this type of music. Artists like Michael Cretu (Enigma), Kraftwerk and Jean-Michel Jarre are the people who had the greatest impact on him. He started to make own music in 1999 but 2008 was a real breakthrough year for him with original and remix releases on labels like Magnetide Records, UDTK Records, and then later on Dirty Stuff Records, Electronic Tree, Mistique Music, Smart Phenomena Records and Passion Fruit Recordings. He has also delivered quality cuts over on our own Green Martian imprint. Always one to watch, a hugely talented artist indeed.