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IGA DEP – PHOBIA [BONZAI PROGRESSIVE]

Notching up his third Bonzai Progressive release, we welcome back Iga Dep with Phobia which is backed up with three quality remixes. With releases on several imprints over the years, Iga Dep never fails to impress with his unique, dynamic sound. His first two releases on BP proved very popular indeed and we’ve no doubt this one will follow suit.

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RUSSLAN JAAFREH – POMEGRANATE [BONZAI PROGRESSIVE]

Russlan returns to Bonzai Progressive after a bit of a break with the fantastic Pomegranate. This one comes a couple of years after his equally superb The Universe Within Us. He has also made appearances on many quality labels such as Green Martian, Mistique Music, Mystic Carousel, BQ Recordings, Green Snake, Innertek Recordings and Deepsessions to name a few He is a modest producer who ‘just makes music’, but we think he is something special and we hope to see more in the future.

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AFTERHOUR TRAX 23 [GREEN MARTIAN]

Taking you deep into the progressive world once again, we present Afterhour Trax 23. 20 of the finest cuts from our extensive catalogue have been conveniently wrapped in the mega pack to provide the fodder to keep your party rocking. Tracks and remixes from L.S.G., Push, Phi Phi, Manu Riga, Airwave, Cherry, AudioStorm, Alex Vidal, Gai Barone, Rise and Fall, Blufeld, Brlee, Stan Kolev, Matan Caspi, JoC H, Rick Pier O’Neil and Antidote among others deliver the goods for our listening pleasure. An outstanding pack that will beef up your collection no doubt.

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MANU RIGA – MEINE WELT FEATURED BY BEATPORT

Prolific Belgian artist Manu Riga returns to Bonzai Progressive with the superb two tracker titled Meine Welt. Manu Riga’s sound has evolved over the years and we have become accustomed to his masterful musical arrangements no matter what style he turns his hand to. The attention to detail is staggering, listening to his tracks you get a true sense of the artist behind the music, of professionalism and skill. This was true in his last outing which was on remix duties for Wolfson’s Too Loose which followed his collaboration with Hypnotised on Out Of Control. Now running his own label ? Vesta Records – as well as recording DJ mixes for various radio stations, we know there is still much more to come from this stalwart in progressive house and melodic techno.

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MANU RIGA – MEINE WELT [BONZAI PROGRESSIVE]

Prolific Belgian artist Manu Riga returns to Bonzai Progressive with the superb two tracker titled Meine Welt. Manu Riga’s sound has evolved over the years and we have become accustomed to his masterful musical arrangements no matter what style he turns his hand to. The attention to detail is staggering, listening to his tracks you get a true sense of the artist behind the music, of professionalism and skill. This was true in his last outing which was on remix duties for Wolfson’s Too Loose which followed his collaboration with Hypnotised on Out Of Control. Now running his own label – Vesta Records – as well as recording DJ mixes for various radio stations, we know there is still much more to come from this stalwart in progressive house and melodic techno.

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MANU RIGA & HYPNOTISED – OUT OF CONTROL FEATURED BY BEATPORT

On form Belgian music maestro Manu Riga joins forces with the equally talented Hypnotised aka fellow countryman Kristof Dehantschutter on their first collaboration – Out Of Control. Manu Riga is renowned for his beautifully crafted sounds which have become embedded into the psyche of deep progressive and tech vibes. His sound has carried far and wide and championed by many giving the listener a sense of depth and meaning. An accomplished musician who utilises all forms of creating music, from traditional hardware to the latest gadgets and software. His last outing here – Fire In The Sky, proved popular as did his latest remix on Wolfson’s Too Loose. Kristof also goes by Man On The Moon, a moniker he has released with on our Green Martian imprint with Sense. He is the owner at AH Digital where he sources quality progressive vibes from new and established artists alike. His labels’ releases enjoy great support from top jocks around the world and have also seen several top spots on Beatport and other important online portals. His own tracks have also appeared on some of the best labels and, along with his partner in crime – PatriZe, they showcase their talents on various online radio shows each month. Originally from Gent but residing in South Africa, we’re delighted to have him on board along with Manu Riga.

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MANU RIGA & HYPNOTISED – OUT OF CONTROL [BONZAI PROGRESSIVE]

On form Belgian music maestro Manu Riga joins forces with the equally talented Hypnotised aka fellow countryman Kristof Dehantschutter on their first collaboration – Out Of Control. Manu Riga is renowned for his beautifully crafted sounds which have become embedded into the psyche of deep progressive and tech vibes. His sound has carried far and wide and championed by many giving the listener a sense of depth and meaning. An accomplished musician who utilises all forms of creating music, from traditional hardware to the latest gadgets and software. His last outing here – Fire In The Sky, proved popular as did his latest remix on Wolfson’s Too Loose. Kristof also goes by Man On The Moon, a moniker he has released with on our Green Martian imprint with Sense. He is the owner at AH Digital where he sources quality progressive vibes from new and established artists alike. His labels’ releases enjoy great support from top jocks around the world and have also seen several top spots on Beatport and other important online portals. His own tracks have also appeared on some of the best labels and, along with his partner in crime – PatriZe, they showcase their talents on various online radio shows each month. Originally from Gent but residing in South Africa, we’re delighted to have him on board along with Manu Riga.

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WOLFSON – TOO LOOSE [BONZAI PROGRESSIVE]

Norwegian artist Wolfson debuts on Bonzai Progressive with the Too Loose which is given the remix treatment by Manu Riga and Crocy. Wolfson grew up in music and literally on records, his Father was a record producer in Norway. He fell in love with lots of genres and got his first set of turntables and a mixer when he was 13 and became a turntablist, fusing hip-hop and breakbeats. He soon found himself DJing at all the local parties, building his reputation. In his college years, he started collaborating with live bands and electronic music groups and that’s when he found an interest in producing house music. He started using a lot of live instruments and vocals in his productions and at his gigs. Since 2010, he is playing around 60 gigs a year from his home town to Los Angeles, Miami to Ibiza and picking up a sponsorship by Red Bull and Audi. In 2013 he finished the design of his latest WOLFSOUND live show with his LED DJ-booth taking people on a visual experience, communicating with them on a different level next to his sound. He created his own label – Wold Records in 2014 and from here he has set his sights on great things.

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CLUB TRAXX – PROGRESSIVE HOUSE 22 (BONZAI PROGRESSIVE)

Our Club Traxx series continues with Progressive House 22 which features a host of top notch grooves from the progressive house arena that will enhance your set and keep the floors rocking. We’ve gathered together 20 of the hottest tracks from the last few months and wrapped them up into a convenient package to give your crate a boost. Tracks and remixes from the likes of Airwave, Manu Riga, Cherry, L.S.G., Rick Pier O’Neil, Nico Parisi, Stan Kolev, Eugene Becker, Crocy, Jacob Singer, Paul Angelo & Don Argento, Adnan Jakubovic, Molka, Pavlin Petrov & Graham Lloris, Montw, Andrew Lewis and more are on hand to deliver the goods. A jam packed compilation that will not disappoint.

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KARIM S – CIRAO [BONZAI PROGRESSIVE]

Belgian DJ and producer Karim Sghaier aka Karim S returns to BP with the fantastic Cirao which is backed up with a solid remix from fellow countryman Manu Riga. Karim started out with his musical career in the early 1990’s singing and acting in theatre while also learning the piano and synthesizer, nourishing his love of music. He also began to buy his first records and shortly thereafter was inspired by Chicago house music, Detroit techno and Mayday (Germany). He soon started to DJ at many parties in his local area before breaking out and playing all over Belgium. This brought him to Topradio’s Gemini show every Tuesday evening before picking up his first residency at Bassment In Motion and Underground Techno Party. He is currently the resident at DJ Amnesia concept and spins on Boomerang FM radio (France) and RQC radio. He has appeared on stage with many top jocks including Caulde Young, Marco Bailey, Derrick May, Future303, Mr Sam, Octave One, Marco Remus, John Jammin, Collins and Dash & Dry. During his sets he showcases his DJ skills by using three decks while using a Roland TR-909 drum machine. With an impressive release count which will no doubt grow, we’re delighted to have him back.

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BONZAI & FRIENDS – UNDERGROUND COLLECTION 2015 – 2017 (BONZAI PROGRESSIVE)

To round off 2017 we’ve gathered together a vast collection of some of our best moments from the last 3 years by artists who continue to make our Bonzai Progressive sound unique and ahead of the game. We pride ourselves on our output, we only give you the very best and we continue to work tirelessly seeking out new talent while providing a platform for established artists to unleash their sounds. The Bonzai & Friends Underground Collection features 100 tracks and remixes from artists such as Airwave, L.S.G., Phi Phi, Manu Riga, Gai Barone, Thorin, Stan Kolev, Rick Pier O’Neil, Crocy, Matan Caspi, Nico Parisi, AudioStorm, John 00 Fleming, Alex Vidal, Oliver Lieb, Jam El Mar, Rise and Fall, Cherry, Roddy Reynaert, Yuriy From Russia, East Cafe, Gabriel West & Ricardo Piedra, Quadran, Iga Dep, Relaunch and Audio Noir to name just a few. Boost your playlist and ensure your crowd is given an ethereal experience, you know it makes sense.

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MANU RIGA – FIRES IN THE SKY FEATURED BY BEATPORT

Belgian music maestro Adriaan Baussens aka Manu Riga delivers another superb slice in the form of the two tracker Fires In The Sky. Manu Riga continues to refine his sound, taking his distinct progressive style on a more melodic techno journey, the results are simply stunning. This one follows his last stunning slice alongside John M with Trying Harder which gained great support from across the board. Outside of production Manu hosts his monthly radioshow – Escape – on Progressive Beats giving us a taste of his impeccable track selection and DJing skills. Always a pleasure to have his new work drop into the mailbox and we hope to see more soon.

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MANU RIGA – FIRES IN THE SKY (BONZAI PROGRESSIVE)

Belgian music maestro Adriaan Baussens aka Manu Riga delivers another superb slice in the form of the two tracker Fires In The Sky. Manu Riga continues to refine his sound, taking his distinct progressive style on a more melodic techno journey, the results are simply stunning. This one follows his last stunning slice alongside John M with Trying Harder which gained great support from across the board. Outside of production Manu hosts his monthly radioshow – Escape – on Progressive Beats giving us a taste of his impeccable track selection and DJing skills. Always a pleasure to have his new work drop into the mailbox and we hope to see more soon.

18 December 2017 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

BONZAI BASIK BEATS 379 – MIXED BY MANU RIGA

Prolific Belgian producer, composer, DJ and remix artist Manu Riga joins us once again at Bonzai Basik Beats with his third solo outing on the decks. This is his 5th outing overall as he teamed up with Matt Holliday on two previous shows. An absolute master of his craft both in the studio and at the DJ console we’re always hugely impressed with his set building skills. In the mix today you can expect to hear quality cuts from West K, Daniel Kostic, Weldon, Mariner, Fat Sushi, Chris Domingo & Miss T, Agent Dark, Chicola, Silvio Gutierrez, Rockaforte, Illija Djokovic, Weekend Heroes, Scott James, Monojoke as well as a sublime effore from Manu Rig & John M. If you’re looking for the spark to get the weekend started, you’ve just found it.

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BONZAI PROGRESSIVE – ADE 2017 (BONZAI PROGRESSIVE)

It’s that time of year again when we head off to ADE and join in the maelstrom of meetings and networking interspersed with bouts of alcoholic beverages. It’s always an exciting time for us to meet old friends, make new ones and hear some excellent music in the process. That is why we like to accompany our treks to Amsterdam with an epic soundtrack compiled with avid collectors and discerning clubbers in mind. Our ADE 2017 compilations features a host of top artists with tracks and remixes from the likes of L.S.G., Rise And Fall, Phi Phi, Stan Kolev, Airwave, Basil O’Glue, Roddy Reynaert, Matin Caspi, Gai Barone, Iga Dep, Rick Pier O’Neil, Manu Riga, Gabriel West & Ricardo Piedra, Cortex Thrill, Alex Vidal, Greg S, Crocy, Bob The Groove, AudioStorm and Nico Parisi to name just a few. The perfect collection, jam packed with everything from smooth progressive vibes to the more deeper sublime progressive grooves, which are the perfect tools to ensure a fluid, dynamic set.

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