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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.

10 October 2017 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

MANU RIGA & JOHN M – TRYING HARDER EP FEATURED BY BEATPORT

Multi talented Belgian artist Manu Riga is back with more of his beautifully crafted offerings in the form of Trying Harder EP. He enlists the superb vocal talents of John M for this one and once again the results are outstanding. Manu Riga is fast becoming a leader in utilising strong vocalists in the progressive arena. His past endeavours have been greatly recognised, adding an extra spice to progressive house music with his army of fans dubbing him The Master Of Voices. His dynamic sound is ever changing and he adapts beautifully to each vocal artist he works with. He never fails to impress and we’ve no doubt there will be much more coming out of Manu Riga studios in the future. French singer John M aka John Morillion dishes out a sublime vocal on this one. He spent his childhood years living between France, UK and USA where he took in the different cultures which have influenced his style. His travel experiences culminated with the 2012 album Love It All which was followed in 2014 with his fan backed Born To Meet You.

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MANU RIGA & JOHN M – TRYING HARDER EP (BONZAI PROGRESSIVE)

Multi talented Belgian artist Manu Riga is back with more of his beautifully crafted offerings in the form of Trying Harder EP. He enlists the superb vocal talents of John M for this one and once again the results are outstanding. Manu Riga is fast becoming a leader in utilising strong vocalists in the progressive arena. His past endeavours have been greatly recognised, adding an extra spice to progressive house music with his army of fans dubbing him The Master Of Voices. His dynamic sound is ever changing and he adapts beautifully to each vocal artist he works with. He never fails to impress and we’ve no doubt there will be much more coming out of Manu Riga studios in the future. French singer John M aka John Morillion dishes out a sublime vocal on this one. He spent his childhood years living between France, UK and USA where he took in the different cultures which have influenced his style. His travel experiences culminated with the 2012 album Love It All which was followed in 2014 with his fan backed Born To Meet You.

25 September 2017 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

CLUB TRAXX – PROGRESSIVE HOUSE 21 (BONZAI PROGRESSIVE)

Our Club Traxx series continues with Progressive House 21 which contains a hugely impressive line-up of 20 solid progressive cuts. These tracks will beef up your collection while ensuring you have the perfect tools to take the floors on a magical journey. Tracks and remixes from the likes of Nico Parisi, Nigh Shift Master, Cortex Thrill, Thorin, Platunoff and Blufeld, Paul Angelo and Don Argento, Pavlin Petrov and Graham Lloris, Yuriy From Russia, Matan Caspi, Iga Dep, Sonsez, Cryss, Bob The Groove, Eugene Becker, Roddy Reynaert and Phi Phi, Stan Kolev and many more offer up tantalising grooves to get the party into full swing. An absolute must have pack in your arsenal.

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QUADRAN – ETERNALLY – MANU RIGA DARK TECH REMIX FEATURED BY BEATPORT

One of Bonzai’s most prolific artists gets to grips with one of Bonzai’s most famous cuts. Manu Riga takes on Eternally by Quadran, a track that spawned the pioneering Bonzai Trance Progressive label back in 1996. Our 25 years celebrations just wouldn’t be the same without including Quadran, at the time made up by the formidable duo of Philippe Toutlemonde and Philippe Van Mullem – who sadly passed away in 2015 and who is dearly missed by many around the world. These guys had worked on numerous projects together over the years and Quadran was certainly the most popular. A string of hits in the mid to late nineties piqued the interest of many true progressive fans and after a short period of inactivity Philippe Van Mullem brought the Quadran sound into the new millennium to the delight of many. Manu Riga is undoubtedly one of Bonzai Progressive’s hardest working artists with a raft of originals and even more remixes that could easily fill a whole set all night long. His sound has touched many and he shows excellence in everything he touches. Recently he has tweaked his style to be slightly darker, with a touch of tech which shines through in this remix. Get on this one, it will blow the roof no doubt and keep an ear out for more special remixes in the months ahead.

7 September 2017 UPDATES Read more

QUADRAN – ETERNALLY – MANU RIGA DARK TECH REMIX (BONZAI PROGRESSIVE)

One of Bonzai’s most prolific artists gets to grips with one of Bonzai’s most famous cuts. Manu Riga takes on Eternally by Quadran, a track that spawned the pioneering Bonzai Trance Progressive label back in 1996. Our 25 years celebrations just wouldn’t be the same without including Quadran, at the time made up by the formidable duo of Philippe Toutlemonde and Philippe Van Mullem – who sadly passed away in 2015 and who is dearly missed by many around the world. These guys had worked on numerous projects together over the years and Quadran was certainly the most popular. A string of hits in the mid to late nineties piqued the interest of many true progressive fans and after a short period of inactivity Philippe Van Mullem brought the Quadran sound into the new millennium to the delight of many. Manu Riga is undoubtedly one of Bonzai Progressive’s hardest working artists with a raft of originals and even more remixes that could easily fill a whole set all night long. His sound has touched many and he shows excellence in everything he touches. Recently he has tweaked his style to be slightly darker, with a touch of tech which shines through in this remix. Get on this one, it will blow the roof no doubt and keep an ear out for more special remixes in the months ahead.

4 September 2017 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

GREG S – GO AWAY (BONZAI PROGRESSIVE)

Renowned club DJ and music producer Greg S debuts on Bonzai Progressive with the superb Go Away which features two top notch remixes from Matan Caspi and Manu Riga. Greg is much revered across Belgium and Europe for his energetic sets at many top clubs. From just 16 years of age he became hooked on electronic music after visiting clubs such as Boccaccio, Cirao, Balmoral and Extreme. It was then that he knew what he wanted to do. His big break came when he landed a residency at Top Tien and from there he secured gigs in several venues including Bocca (Resident), La Rocca, La Gomera, Club Lux (Resident), Riva, The Factory, Noxx, Pacha (Bordeaux) and KU-Lounge (Benidorm) as well as festivals such as, Insomnia Nights (Resident), Magic (Resident), Illusion at the beach, Cafeina, Beachland, Ibiza at the beach, Dance -D-Vision, Retro Arena (Topradio), Le Dimanche, Happy People, Tentacao, Drunk’n Funky, Sunrise Festival and Sunset Festival. His style is a mix of Deep House, Nu Disco, Tech House and Retro. In 2014 he got into producing music and his first track – Coming Your Way – was released with great support. This guy thrives on music, it’s his passion and the passion pushed him to organize his own events – Back And Forth and Eccentric. Great to have him on board and we hope we see more soon.

28 August 2017 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

AFTERHOUR TRAX 22 FEATURED BY BEATPORT

Afterhour Trax is back with another progressively charged compilation featuring 20 of the hottest cuts to come out of the Bonzai stable in the last few months. For Afterhour Trax 22 we’ve pushed the boat out yet again and selected the very best gems for your listening pleasure. Tracks and remixes from artists such as Airwave, Paul Angelo & Don Argento, Basil O’Glue, Nico Parisi, Manu Riga, Matan Caspi, Neptun 505, Gabriel West & Ricardo Piedra, Concrete Waves, AudioStorm, Bob The Groove and Joc H among others are all on hand to provide you with the weapons required to destroy the floors. Some serious head turners here, a definite must for your arsenal.

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AFTERHOUR TRAX 22 (GREEN MARTIAN)

Afterhour Trax is back with another progressively charged compilation featuring 20 of the hottest cuts to come out of the Bonzai stable in the last few months. For Afterhour Trax 22 we’ve pushed the boat out yet again and selected the very best gems for your listening pleasure. Tracks and remixes from artists such as Airwave, Paul Angelo & Don Argento, Basil O’Glue, Nico Parisi, Manu Riga, Matan Caspi, Neptun 505, Gabriel West & Ricardo Piedra, Concrete Waves, AudioStorm, Bob The Groove and Joc H among others are all on hand to provide you with the weapons required to destroy the floors. Some serious head turners here, a definite must for your arsenal.

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ALEX NEMEC & FORNIVA – ASTRID (BONZAI PROGRESSIVE)

Alex Nemec & Forniva debut on Bonzai Progressive with the superb Astrid which comes backed up with two top notch remixes from Manu Riga and formidable duo Paul Angelo & Don Argento. Slovenian artist Alex Nemec started to play out in clubs around 1998 and is better known as one half of Alex and Filip and together they have scored several top tracks since 2005. In recent years Alex has performed in all the major clubs across Slovenia, Italy, Croatia, Bosnia, Serbia and Bulgaria and shared the decks with some of the world’s finest spinners such as Umek, Johannes Heil, Gabriel D’Or & Bordoy, Petar Dundov, Satoshi Tomiie, Desyn Masiello,Valentino Kanzyani, Adam Beyer and Scarlett Etienne among others. He runs Mirabilis Records and support within the industry has been well received from artists such as Hernan Cattaneo, Sasha and many more. Moke Okeric aka Forniva is a music producer and DJ from Sarajevo ,Bosnia & Herzegovina. He is known for his signature sound which is a mixture of deep, tech and progressive elements with an atmosphere hugely influenced by the 80’s music period. He is also A&R of Mirabilis Records from Slovenia, and resident and event planning manager of SIlver & Smoke Club in Sarajevo. During his career he played together with Solomun, Quivver, Javier Portilla and many more. A hugely talented pairing we are delighted to have on board.

10 July 2017 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

RPO & MANU RIGA – TERRA VETERIS FEATURED BY BEATPORT

RPO aka Rick Pier O’Neil joins forces for the first time with Bonzai Progressive stalwart Manu Riga on the sublime Terra Veteris which also features stunning vocals from Mandy Jones on the track Still Alone. French native Rick started DJing at just 14 years old, at 16 he already became a sound engineer and built his first home studio. He quickly gained a reputation as a talented artist and travelled to the US where he became embedded into the music scene there. He set up two record labels, Pro Records and Garbage Records and tracks from these labels have been hammered by top jocks all over the world. We’ve seen several hugely impressive remixes from him on BP over the last few years and no doubt we’ll be seeing much more. Manu Riga remains a much revered artist at BP, he’s contributed so many wonderful gems over the last 7 years and he doesn’t seem to be letting up just yet. He never fails to deliver on the quality front and he recently ventured into a new style for his music with excellent results. His last outing was on remix duties for Brlee – This Is The Place which followed the amazing Your Silent Cries which grabbed a lot of attention. Mandy Jones returns with her sultry tones and delicate inflexions to provide the vocals on Still Alone. She worked with Manu Riga on Disconnected and brought a whole new dynamic to the progressive sound, nice to see her back once again. Three top notch artists at the peak of their game.

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