Recent posts: RELEASES
Russian DJ and producer Virgil Hill debuts on Bonzai Progressive with the superb, 7 Years Of After. A bit of a mysterious character, we do know that Virgil Hill has been running his own weekly radio show called, Land Of Our Dreams, since 2010. He’s also released a plethora of tracks, across several labels, ranging from deep house through to trance with all thing melodic in between since 2014. One thing is for sure, he certainly knows how to turn out a solid tune, and we’re delighted to have him on board.
Gisty follows the very impressive debut (Circle 567) with the equally impressive The Awakening EP. Remaining ever mysterious, Gisty keeps a low profile while letting the music do the talking. A relative new name on the scene with a couple of releases in the bag since 2016, we hope to be hearing much more soon.
DJ, producer duo Anthony Spallino and Aurelien Stireg debut at Bonzai Progressive with the superb Positive Vibrations. Over 20 years ago, Anthony started to grab attention with his energetic sets, this led to him getting gigs at top venues around Belgium. His style is an electronic formula, fused with different styles, creating a unique, sound, all of his own. A passionate artist, he is driven by the desire to express his ambition through music. Aurelien has been a producer for a long time, he started to DJ in 2000 as DJ G-Traxx and performed at many to venues and events. He played several styles and is mostly known for his house sets. A few years later he became a web developer and is responsible for creating apps, known throughout the world. During this time, he was still in the studio, laying down tracks. In 2018 the guys joined forces, and now they have made some tracks together, gaining support from a raft of jocks including Laurent Garnier. Great to have both onboard.
We welcome DJ MacIntyre & Hypnotised to Bonzai Progressive with the superb, The Noetic Experience. DJ MacIntyre is a champion of prog house in its various forms. His music derives from experiences exploring mythology, philosophy and winemaking. His productions are stylistic, boasting quite an impressive back catalogue in a relatively short period of time. His album, Tandava, planted his flag in the electronic music landscape, and subsequent releases have received acclaim from some of the world’s most prominent DJ’s. He is the founder of SLC-6 Music. Kristof Dehantschutter aka Hypnotised, returns to BP. He is the owner of AH Digital, a very well-respected prog label. His tracks enjoy great support from top jocks around the world reaching top spots on Beatport and other online portals. Along with his partner in crime – PatriZe, they showcase their talents on various online radio shows each month.
AudioStorm returns with another sublime three track EP, this time we are treated to the delicious sounds of Rhetoric Monster EP, which comes after his last effort here, Beauty of the Andes. Always consistent in his output, AudioStorm remains a firm favourite in the deeper end of the progressive underworld. His productions show style, carrying solid grooves and being versatile. He’s released a lot with us along with other labels over the years. The passion for making music is strong, ever since he started listening to Depeche Mode, Kraftwerk and Joy Division, he has never let up, always moving forward, bringing out the best he can offer. It’s always a delight to hear his latest works and no doubt there will be much more to come.
Greek artist Stergios Sigma debuts for us at Bonzai Progressive with the fantastic Theros EP. Influenced by groove and psychedelia, he finds balance between different genres, learning the sweet spot and then making his own unique signature sound. He is on the DJ roster of Movement Recordings and is the man behind the Lemnos based event, Reborn Festival. During these events, and other gigs, he has shared the decks with a raft of top jocks from around the world. As a producer, Stergios has released his music on various labels such as Movement Recordings, Uxoa Dutxa Elite and USM Recordings. Always busy in the studio, he has much more planned for 2020. We’re delighted to have him on board.
Manu Riga continues to impress with his latest effort, Last Grain Of Sand. Since the dawn of Bonzai Progressive, he remains a stalwart for us and on the scene. He exudes quality as well as inspiration for others to evolve their own sound. A dedicated artist with an exhausting work ethic, committing himself to various projects with top collaborators alongside managing his own labels – Vesta Records and Vesta Lux. He also provides the tunes on Progressive Beats Radio, with his show, Escape.
Jordan based DJ, producer Mazen aka Mazen Hamid debuts on Bonzai Progressive with the superb Vela. Born in Beirut, Mazen felt a draw towards music from a young age, listening to a wide range of music. His strong passion for music led him to DJing and ultimately producing. He was mentored by G-Mohris at Pur-Vert Studios before he started to land gigs at many parties around his city. He started to study audio engineering in Amman and by 2013 he started his professional career in music. He’s played alongside top jocks from all over the world and has worked with many artists in the studio also. We do hope to be hearing more from him in the future, but in the meantime, enjoy this fine release which comes with two solid remixes.
DJ, producer Black On:yx debuts on Bonzai Progressive with the fantastic Into U. Born to make music, Black On:yx is revered for his now legendary Inmate events, which have been providing quality entertainment since 2014. His ambition to achieve is one of his greatest strengths and his creativity has earned respect amongst his peers. His music career has come a long away in a relatively short space of time, playing alongside top jocks in countries all around the world. He is constantly evolving and strives to be spontaneous and unpredictable.
Airwave is back, and he’s here to give us yet another special track, constructed from his wonderfully creative mind. Flying Paper Planes is his latest creation and once again, he knocks it outta the park, as does Rick Pier O’Neil who returns to Bonzai Progressive on the remix. Airwave remains one of electronic music’s greats. His prolific prowess has stood him well throughout his career, earning him great respect among his peers and his worldwide fanbase. For us, it’s always a pleasure when he turns out new material and, no doubt, we can all say we’ve been extremely lucky to have witnessed his talent for over 20 years, here’s to 20 more.
Pavlin Petrov and Graham Lloris join forces again, reanimating their 2014 cut, Eternal Sky alongside Bonzai Progressive debutant, Miwa. Pavlin started producing in 2005 with a keen interest in ambient before he got more into progressive house. He likes to experiment with every new track and express that deep and dark feeling dedicated to his unique style. He’s been responsible for a raft of quality cuts for us over the years and we’ve no doubt there’s much more to come. Graham Lloris started producing in 1998. He has always had an interest in progressive house, in particular the darker, underground sound. His style has developed over many years and he has established himself as a solid, consistently creative artist. Hiroshima, Japan based vocalist Miwa has made appearances on TV shows and clubs as a dancer and singer. She was introduced to GOTO (from rock band Plagues) and they started to make music together. She has collaborated with a host of artists over the years, thanks to her rich and warm, outstanding voice.