Recent posts: Progressive House
One of Belgium’s much loved artists returns to Bonzai Progressive with (no) Regrets which comes backed up with a fine double remix from Stan Kolev. Greg recently signed to Bonzai and his debut slice Go Away was very well received indeed. After dreaming of working in the music industry from a young age, Greg realised his dreams when he became resident at several top clubs and soon he was a household name in the clubbing scene. He found himself wowing the crowds at Insomnia Nights and Magic. Other regular appearances on the festival scene include Illusion, Bonzai & Friends, Illusion at The Beach, Beachland, Retro Arena, Sunrise Festival, Sunset Festival and more. Greg has now started to organise his own events – Back and Forth and Eccentric where he plans to bring a wide selection of music to the masses. His style is a mixture of Deep House, Tech House, Nu Disco and Retro and wherever you hear him play you’ll know just how much he loves spinning as he takes you to the floor.
Russian producer Bablak debuts on Bonzai Progressive with the superb Phalar which is backed up by a top notch reworking by Violin Girl. Aleksandr Bablak creates intelligent music for intelligent people. His unusual sounds capture the imagination of many which is no surprise as he produces music from his soul. Already he has established himself with an impressive catalogue across various labels including Dear Deer White, King Street Sounds, Chilli Mint Digital, Balkan Connection, Spring Tube, Clinique Recordings and Majestic Family Records to name just a few.
Cypriot artist George Ellinas is back at Green Martian with Hide Away. This is his GM debut after he appeared over on our flagship label Bonzai Porgressive with Illusionize back in 2016. His musical voyage started at a very early age with classical piano lessons and the study of music theory. He then proceeded to study music production at Berklee College of Music in Boston USA, and also one of the major turning points for his music journey was working at the legendary Boston Beat Record Store. As well as being heavily involved in electronic music, George also plays in various bands around the island of Cyprus as a keyboardist. He has been recording music for the last 20 years and has also done arrangement and production work for a number of other artist and also his running his own Record Label Sanille Recordings.
Airwave’s deliciously progressive Rain Upon My Skin gets the remix treatment once again with two solid efforts from Rick Pier O’Neil and Crocy. Belgian music maestro Airwave took us along for the ride on his quest for the underground utopia where sublime sounds rule supreme. This one is the perfect start to that journey which, to our delight, will no doubt involve more beautiful moments from this guy’s repertoire. Enjoy this second instalment of remixes.
Spanish DJ and producer Toni Gonzalez aka Experimental Feelings returns to Bonzai Progressive with Platonic Love which features the stunning vocals of Connie Di Maria. Toni’s productions regularly feature in many sets from DJ’s around the world and it’s no surprise given his extensive back catalogue that spans many labels. Italian born residing in London, Connie Di Maria enjoys writing her own songs and is currently working alongside talented producers on her first album, definitely an artist to watch for the future.
Continuing a run of super fine progressive slices, Köschk returns to Bonzai Progressive with his As Clear As Dream which is backed up by a stellar remix from Rick Pier O’Neil. Lebanese DJ and producer Vince Aoun started his online radio show Catalepsy in 2010, which ran for 5 years. Over those years, he grabbed the attention of many top jocks like Paul Van Dyk, Judge Jules, and Paul Oakenfold and his tracks appeared on many labels around the globe, until Cygnus got a notable release on PVD’s Vandit Records. He then decided to explore new horizons with his sound by debuting on BP in November 2015. After several remixes and appearances on our compilations, he began to deliver top notch original works which always grab a lot of attention. Nice to see him back again and no doubt we’ll see more in the future.
Back at Bonzai Progressive for his 5th offering we find Madrid based Jacob Singer with another hugely impressive slice titled Stellar Gateway EP. His last appearance here – Tayo Caves – proved popular among many, gaining a great deal of support across the board. Jacob Singer started out in music playing the guitar and was heavily influenced by rock and metal bands for many years. After he discovered electronic music however, he soon realised that this is where his passion lay. Always one to watch, delighted to have him back for more.
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.
Charles D debuts with the fantastic Deepen The Noise which features the deep vocal talents of John Soul. Charles D returns to music production after a bit of a hiatus. He had a few releases back in 2014 – 2015 which garnered great support among many. He is joined by John Soul, a vocal artist who enjoys a dedicated fan base and a raft of quality songs that impress greatly. Nice to have both guys on board.
UK based DJ and producer joins us at Bonzai Progressive with the superb Chameleon which is backed up with two solid remixes from Matt Black and Kiz Pattison. Paul has also signed tracks to FSOE Parallels, Lost Language, Discover, Mondo, Baroque Records and more. He has graced the decks at The Gallery, Ministry Of Sound, Sequence, Home, DancersHip and many more. In early 2017 he did a remix of For What You Dream Of by Bedrock which received DJ Support from Mark Knight, Danny Rampling, Matt Black, Neil Moore, Danny Slade and more. His tracks enjoy great support from many top artists and we’ve no doubt this one will follow suit.
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.
Bulgarian producer Allan Zax debuts on Green Martian with the superb two track EP entitled Daybreak. Allan has a unique sound which he moves between genres, always focusing on quality and ensuring maximum impact. Nowadays he mostly puts his energy into deep grooves, jazz and progressive house music. He also produces under many different aliases and has appeared on labels like Dutchie Music, Grouper Recordings and more. Great to have him on board at GM.
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.
Airwave’s latest offering – Rain Upon My Skin, continues to impress, so much so that we’ve got some tasty brand new remixes from two hugely talented artists from the Bonzai roster. Laurent had a hectic 2017 and after a short respite he came back with this monster track to the delight of many. 2018 will see him resume his busy schedule as he balances his time between travelling the world and producing brand mew music for our listening pleasure.
Frankye Lova, Luigi Gori and Stephan Seddel mark their Bonzai Progressive debut with the impressive Philla EP. For the last year this trio of artists have been churning out quality vibes on various labels. They switch between different styles with ease ensuring maximum impact on the floors. Milan born Frankye runs his Abhfart radio show on Pureibizaradio. His DJ sets and productions are always looking for energetic and deep sounds influenced by minimal melodies and alternating with breaks, always creating excitement. Luigi started to make music in 1989 and released his first track in 1993. Also known as Presslaboys, this is where he released the bulk of his works over the years. From an early age Stephan was experimenting with music. He started to play at local clubs as a DJ and from there he became fully immersed in the world of electronic music. He has released quality vibes on many labels and continues to wow the crowds when he gets behind the decks. An exciting trio we’re delighted to have on board.