Recent posts: Progressive House
Maltese DJ, producer Cathy K aka Cathy K Attard, debuts on Bonzai Progressive with the superb Saraswati. Cathy has been DJing for the past 15 years and producing for the past 4 years. She incorporates styles such as house-tech house-afro house and progressive, melodic house and plays in the most frequented clubs and events alongside top Maltese and foreign DJs. In her free time, she spends time at the studio making music, her productive style incorporates various sounds however her major passion is creating various rhythms with ethnic and African percussions. For her, producing is her therapy since she loves getting lost in music to feel the joyful emotions that stir into her chest. In 2019 one of her tracks named, Mohabbat made it into the charts at Beatport among other portals. She has much more planned for the future, so keep an eye and an ear out for this talented artist.
Analog Jungs aka Argentinean DJ, producer duo Claudio Cornejo and Gustavo Ruarte debut on Bonzai progressive with the superb, Plectrum. These talented young people have received great recognition from digital stores and in their short career they already have releases on several top labels. In their constant growth in so little time, they have managed to position themselves among the names most sought after by the record companies. They have a style that fuses Progressive, Tech and Deep House sounds, with great sonic versatility and ideal rhythms for the dance floor, influenced by artists such as Guy J, Dmitry Molosh, Henry Saiz, and Cid Inc. Their music is championed around the world with top jocks offering support. Great to have the guys on board, and we hope to see more in the future.
Scott Rotton is back on Bonzai Progressive with the fantastic, Into The Light. This one follows his debut, Acid Souls, which was very well received indeed. Scott’s passion for electronic music started in the 90’s, he grew up in the UK listening to 90’s trance. Gatecrasher One was on his doorstep and that’s naturally where he spent most of his early clubbing days, this influence can clearly be seen in his music productions today. Understanding the intricacies of club music has helped Scott become a truly versatile DJ, because of this he has been a staple DJ for some of the world leading brands including 5 consecutive years for Space Ibiza On Tour. His productions are often a modern blend of techno, progressive house and trance, carefully infused into a precisely crafted sonic package, this is something he delivers consistently.
Ricardo returns with the fantastic Heeey, which features two sublime progressive house track for our listening pleasure. This one follows his remix on Stradivalli & Night Shift Master’s Space Motion and is certainly on course to gain just as much attention as the former. Over the last few years Ricardo has racked up quite an impressive back catalogue across several labels, gaining a solid rep on the scene. We’re always super impressed with his output and it’s always an exciting time when his latest efforts come through the office. He is a very much sought-after collaborator and everything he turns his hand to is sublime.
Andrew Cash is back with another superb offering on Bonzai Progressive in the form of his latest two tracker titled, X Cape, which follows the fantastic, vocal driven, Time. Over the last number of years, he has carved out a solid niche in the narrow gap between trance and progressive. Known for creating dreamy, uplifting melodies and steady basslines, his works have gained a great deal of support from top jocks and artists alike including Paul Van Dyk, Manuel Le Saux, Dash Berlin and Armin Van Buuren. Always a delight when his latest works come through the office.
Madrid based artist Jesus Gonzalez aka Jacob Singer makes a welcome return to Bonzai Progressive with the superb 8 Years. It’s been a while since he was last here for us, but as always, the wait is well worth it. Jacob 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. Now a veteran on the progressive scene he has churned out many noteworthy releases on various labels and it’s always great to have him here.
Richard Harrington & Beat On debut on Bonzai Progressive with the superb After life. Richard Harrington may well be a new DJ name to your ears but he is neither new or a DJ. He’s much more than that having been a prolific producer, writer based in his own London studio for the last 18 years. He has created over 400 releases on vinyl, CD and Digital download under different pseudonyms across various genres of dance music. In 2018 Richard teamed up with MSeries and created the Knoxturnal partnership, to date their remix of Sunny on Tonspiel has racked up 30,000 streams on Spotify and they have just remixed the new single from house legend Eddie Amador due out this summer. Beat On aka Travers Beaton is a creative and passionate DJ, producer. Born and raised in South Africa, then later moving to the UK, he was profoundly influenced by culture and the irrefutable heartbeat and soul of Africa. Understanding first-hand the simplicity of the rhythm that flow with every breath we take. By the early 90’s a youth influenced by blues, 70’s disco, and bands like Depeche Mode and Pet Shop Boys had fused with the rise of rave culture and house music. His sound is bass driven and emotional and to date he has racked up several releases across various labels. We’re delighted to see both guys here at BP.
Nico returns to Bonzai Progressive with, Mississippi, alongside two excellent remixes. This one follows, Liberta, from the Summer of 2019, and stands to be yet another well received cut. For many years he’s been at the forefront of dance music as both a DJ and producer. 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.
Stradivalli debuts on BP alongside our very own stalwart, Night Shift Master aka Vlad Medvedev, with the superb Space Motion which is backed up with remixes from Cortex Thrill and Ricardo Piedra. Ukraine based Stradivalli is proving to be an immense talent, and has already secure releases on various labels, working with Vlad on other projects also. Israeli DJ and producer Vlad is no stranger to these shores, his last outing for us titled, Gravity proved popular among many. He first started to study in a music school when he was 6 years old and, after completing his studies, 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 various styles. He has also been composing music for movies, commercials, performs as a DJ and participates in many other music projects.
Relaunch returns to Bonzai Progressive with a delicious new album titled Anja which consists of 10 beautifully woven tracks that will captivate the mind, body and soul. Having wowed us with his last album, Maybe, this guy continued to deliver the goods with everything he churned out. Relaunch was inspired by the legendary Dorian-Gray parties at the Frankfurt Airport and soon became interested in all kinds of electronic music in the early 90’s. Starting as a passionate club goer, he moved to DJing and ultimately to producing and remixing with a high creative output. His sets are a mixture of atmospheric and impulsive sounds in which he knows how to rock and lead the crowd and to give them their kick. His brand of energetic and atmospheric sounding progressive house won over legions of fans and brought him to even greater heights. He also remains one of the most sought-after producers’ and remixers on the scene, working with international artists and labels. We are delighted once again to be releasing another one of his studio albums and we hope to see much more in the future.
Allan McLoud aka Scottish DJ and producer Allan Michie debuts on Bonzai Progressive with the tantalising progressive grooves of his two track, Reset EP. From a very young age Allan was listening to music, playing different instruments and ripping guitar amps apart to find out how they work. In the late 80’s he started to DJ and produce Jazz influenced Hip-Hop using a Commodore C64 and Amiga 500 with self-built interfaces, but soon found his love for electronic music after becoming captivated with the sounds of 80’s synth music. He started out making breakbeat before finding the fledgling acid sound and finally finding his passion producing trance, which was influenced by the Dorian Gray sound of the time. He then started DJing in Clubs in North Germany making a name for himself and then deciding to move to the Stuttgart area where he started doing studio work for Unsubmissive Records. Throughout the years after, he released a plethora of music on several labels which were championed the world’s top jocks. Over the past several years he’s been collecting and repairing old analogue synthesizers and rebuilding his studio where he has a new mission to create more outstanding music for our listening pleasure. Great to him here at Bonzai and we hope to hear more in the future.