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Andrew Topolsky and Sasha Vasilyev mark their Bonzai Progressive debut with the superb Placebo EP. A mysterious pair, we don’t know too much about them aside from the obvious talent they have for putting together quality progressive house music. No doubt we’ll learn more in the future, but for now, enjoy this fantastic three track EP.
Armenian DJ and producer Hovhannes Darbinyan aka Darbinyan makes the jump from one of our affiliate labels, Monog Records, to Bonzai Progressive with the wonderful Bad Timing. He has been passionate about music from a young age and in 2006 he started to produce his own sounds. House and Techno were his main styles and his first release was a remix on Chymera’s The Fathoms, released on Connaisseur Recordings. Several other releases followed on labels like Unknown Season, Muller Records, Prismat Recordings, Loup Blanc and Blossom Kollektiv Recordings. His tracks have gained support from many jocks around the world including Kevin Yost, Kaito, Chymera, Nicole Moudaber, Tensnake, Of Norway, Ame, Ian O’Donovan, Mije Van Dijk, Anthony Pappa, Jimmy Van M and more. Great to have him on board at BP.
Spanish artist Oscar Holgado debuts on Bonzai Progressive with the fantastic, Forms. Oscar has always been passionate about music and all it concerns. There came a time for him to capture all this love for music in his own unique productions. Releasing from 2012 on labels such as System, Baroque, Soiree, Balkan Connection and Piston Recordings among others, including his own imprint Symmetric Records which started in summer 2014. Since then, he has been busy developing his new sounds to deliver his own unique goodness to the masses, also working hard on his own label trying to deliver unforgettable sounds to take the dancefloor to another dimension. Great to have him on board.
Turkish DJ and electronic music producer Hakan Ozurun makes a welcome return to Bonzai Progressive with Shecko, which follows his debut here with the superb Leave It Be. He started his musical career as a progressive and trance DJ in 2010. After 3 years as a DJ, he found this was not enough for him and so he started making his own originals and remixes in 2013. He started producing and releasing his tracks professionally on Addictive Sounds in 2016. He has released music on BQ Recordings (Proton), Blue Soho Recordings and OHM Music. Some of his releases climbed many charts, including the Beatport top 100.
Night Shift Master aka Vlad Medvedev returns to Bonzai Progressive with his seventh release for us, the superb, Remedy, which follows his last stint here with Space Motion. Israeli DJ and producer Vlad has been churning out some tasty cuts over recent years. He is shaping his own sound with his unique signature of cosmically charged grooves standing out. 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 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.
The ever impressive Koschk returns to Bonzai Progressive alongside four top artists who deliver brand-new remixes on his Speak My Mind EP. Koschk remains a firm favourite, with his brand of silky-smooth progressive house resonating well among other artists and DJ’s. With years of experience, comes the consistent output we’ve become accustomed to and, as a testament to that we just had to get these new remixes on board which do justice to the originals is the best possible way.
We continue our Club Traxx series with Progressive House 25. As ever, we’ve carefully selected 20 of the finest progressive cuts, collating them into a refined package for your convenience. This is the perfect way to boost your crate and give the crowd an in-depth, journey-led set they will never forget.
Fresh off the back of his last effort here with Dome, Rafa Alcantara returns with the fantastic, Radar which includes two solid remixes from Coss Bocanegra and BRVNNI. 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 have him back.
Narik makes a welcome return to Bonzai Progressive with the fantastic three tracker titled Shaka EP. This is Narik aka Johann Bomy’s second stint here after his Summer 2019 debut with Try To Understand featuring Zara Taylor. Growing up in the 70’s, Johann experienced all kinds of music, but it was the New Beat, House Music era that really grabbed his attention, making him passionate about electronic music in general. He was always on the lookout for the latest tracks which helped him learn about and want to know more about where the music came from. This turned into a desire to start producing and, since 2017 he has churned out a raft of quality cuts on various labels with a great support base. We’re delighted to have him on board.
We welcome Fatih Kosar and E. Eren back to Bonzai Progressive with another sublime slice titled Fate. This one follows their equally superb Lock-In from mid-2019 and features a fantastic remix from Neptun 505. 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. E. 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. A pleasure to have them back at BP.
One of our most prolific artists, Karim S, returns with another stomper for our listening pleasure in the form of his techno infused Back In Time which, comes packed with three stand out remixes. It’s been a while since his last effort here with Indian Summer alongside Lounasan, but he always delivers the goods when called upon. Having started his musical career in the 90’s, Karim is well placed to bring back some memories of the scene, going ‘back in time’ to get a flavour of the sound. This one is special, delivering a cool retro sound with a contemporary edge, not to be missed.