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Matan Caspi returns to BP in 2021 with the excellent, Darkness. Last time out he gave us a sublime remix for Theus’ Get Away, which followed his previous release Eunoia. In between, he’s appeared on several of our compilations. The last several years has seen Matan’s profile grow, breaking into new ground with new fans coming thick and fast. This is all down to his dedication and the way he works his grooves on the floors. He started experimenting with music when he a was little kid, playing the guitar and the keyboard, mostly thanks to his father who pushed him in that direction. He later played in some rock bands before finding electronic music somewhere in late 1999 which led to his interest in production. With constant practice on some music production programs he understood that this is what he wanted to do and this proved to be his calling as the many years of quality tracks will show.
Award winning international DJ, producer, Paul Hamilton marks his full debut at Bonzai Progressive with the fantastic Alpha Waves, alongside fellow debutant Celene. No stranger to us here, Paul has delivered no less than four quality remixes for us since the end of 2018. Considered a powerful force in electronic music, Paul has over 20 years’ experience and has won several awards during this time. A plethora of releases across several labels, has seen his status soar, and countless residencies in top venues gained him a solid rep amongst his peers. He is the first Maltese, Dubai/Abu Dhabi based Progressive artist to be hand-picked by Armin Van Buuren, Ruben De Ronde and David Lewis Productions to play the biggest indoor festival in the world, A State Of Trance 850 Progressive Arena in Utrecht, The Netherlands. Chris Alex aka Celene was born in Serres, Greece. At an early age he realised music was his life’s path. He learned to play the piano and after some years he started playing electronic music at local clubs. 2020 saw him release his first tracks with great reactions. He is an active, core member of the promoting and event hosting team called NoLove. His music is characterized by out-of-this-world atmospheres and dynamic grooves.
Loortex aka Russian DJ and producer Denis Grebenkov debuts on Bonzai Progressive alongside singer, songwriter Natasha Syberia, with this release also marking their collaborative debut. Denis has been around for a while now; he has seen releases under several aliases including Keksu and Denart. He also runs his label Escenda where he has released 3 albums already. Loortex has the sounds and the production skills to stamp out a solid mark, we’ve no doubt the world will be seeing much more from him. Natasha is also no stranger to the scene. Under her Syberia guise, she was the lead singer in the Once in Milano rock band. She has been involved in music since her childhood, mastering the piano and violin. Delighted to have both on board.
Night Shift Master dishes out his seventh full release on Bonzai Progressive with the superb Mad World. He’s also been responsible for a raft of top-notch remixes, the latest being a solid interpretation of Anthony Spallino & Aurelien Stireg’s Positive Vibrations. NSM has been churning out some tasty cuts over recent years. He is shaping his own sound with his unique signature of cosmically charged grooves. He 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 various styles. Vlad has also been composing music for movies, commercials, performs as a DJ and participates in many other music projects. During his DJ sets, he incorporates performance that are special and unique. Always one to watch, we’re delighted to see him back once again.
John Dare returns to Bonzai Progressive with El Mallahah which follows his well-received debut – Universo EP, and a solid remix on Nico Parisi’s Prego. Based out of Barcelona, Spain and with numerous releases on other labels such as Minisketch, Beatwork, Wake Up, Suruba and many more, John Dare aka Ricard Pastor started out his electronic music career in 1995. Throughout the years he has nurtured his own style, sometimes merging genres and always delivering solid results. His back catalogue is hugely impressive and is ever-growing which is a testament to the talent this guy has.
Yuriy From Russia is back at Bonzai Progressive after a short hiatus, and this time he delivers the fantastic Lost War alongside singer, songwriter Fleriin. Yuriy has been a constant force at BP 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. He has a unique take on music and he also has a knack for finding the most beautiful voices for his tracks. His current discography is extensive and he shows no signs of letting up anytime soon. Fleriin is singer, songwriter Tamara Flerinskaia from St Petersburg, Russia. A relative newcomer on the scene, her writing and vocal skills are getting noticed. We’re delighted to have her on board and we’ve no doubt she will become a major voice on the scene.
We welcome AudioStorm back to Bonzai Progressive with Rhetoric Remix Monster. This remix package compliments the original Rhetoric Monster release from October 2020 and the artists involved have really stepped up to the plate. AudioStorm aka Ognjen Vukovic has a thirst for musical knowledge, he’s had it ever since he started listening to iconic bands such as Joy Division, Pink Floyd, Kraftwerk, Depeche Mode and more. After many years of learning and honing his skills, he is a very much respected artist, responsible for his own brand of deep, dark progressive house. His success has garnered hundreds of releases on many labels throughout the world, including the likes of Sudbeat, Baroque, Lowbit, Balkan Connection and Dopamine Music among others. His consistency in putting out quality music has grabbed attention from a host of top jocks, and he continues to provide inspiration on many DJ sets. We’re delighted to present this inspired package and we’ve no doubt there will be a lot of interest.
Nico Parisi is back in fine form, with the fantastic, Prego. This one follows his stellar remix alongside Monotique for AudioStorm’s Rhetoric Monster. A stalwart on the scene, and for us, over the years, Nico continues to produce the goods both in the studio and behind the decks. It all started with a DJ gig at the infamous Atmoz club, from there he enjoyed success playing at Belgium’s top venues as well as travelling the world. He has also brought his skills to many festivals with regular appearances including Bonzai Retro, Legacy Festival, Tomorrowland, Pukkelpop and a host of other notable events. His foray into the production world started with a demo he sent to Antler Subway which was met with success when he saw his tracks championed across the world by the likes of Tiesto, Oakenfold, Cox, Van Buuren and many more. After a period of time with EMI he signed an exclusive contract with the legendary Bonzai Progressive where his brand of smooth, deep, progressive vibes would shine. Nico now boasts a hugely impressive catalogue of original works and remixes which continues to grow with every expertly crafted construction.
We welcome Mexico based DJ, producer Andy Woldman to Bonzai Progressive with his superb debut, Frozen Twilight. Andy has carved out a solid reputation on the underground music scene over the last number of years. He’s seen releases on Perfecto Black, Stripped Digital and many more. He’s played at some of the biggest events in his country, alongside the likes of Dr Motte, Paul Van Dyk and Markus Schulz among others. His exploits have led him to work with many artists. In particular, Pedro Eustache – himself a celebrated artist having worked with some of the biggest names in music. Together they are working on a new genre, creating an atmospheric style full of synths and wind instruments. Great to have him on board.
Hailing from the London club scene, DJ. Producer duo Orphix aka Kris Stewart and Ed James, debut on Bonzai Progressive with the fantastic, How Soon We Change. Always pushing themselves to achieve more success in their music career and looking to perfect their technical abilities and develop their own unique style, Orphix draw upon their Hurricane Studio roots and lifelong passion for music. They have always been musically gifted, from a young age, DJing, performing and producing a variety of genres. Now they’re passionate about developing their sound and theoretical knowledge, and achieving the next level of success. Great to have them here.
We welcome Jon Voorn back to Bonzai Progressive for his full debut, Medinah, which follows his remix on Manu Riga’s Last Grain Of Sand. Better known as the legendary Jon The Dentist, he was responsible for a string of hard house and trance hits from the early 90’s. Long before he laid down the hard beats, he was churning out breakbeat cuts as DJ Freshtrax. While JTD is his most famous moniker, he has released music using several aliases on labels such as Tidy Trax, Sony, Positiva, Nukleuz, and his own Phoenix Uprising, Platinum and Boscaland. He’s worked in collaboration with many top artists, storming the floors with in-your-face tracks. The most popular of these collaborations was with Baby Doc, together they spawned a plethora of tracks, notably their remix of The First Rebirth which found fame on the Prolekult and which Franky Jones himself heralds as his favourite remix. An influential character, his dance music journey is one of intrigue and fascination, we’re sure he could tell some stories. Great to have him here.