05/02/2019

SIT 164 Soundwave - Alpha Librae


SIT 164 Soundwave - Alpha Librae

Released on Friday 8th February 2019.

Stories In Trance return with our first release of 2019 from Soundwave with the two track single Alpha Librae, including the original and Matt Mancid remix.

We start, as is proper, with the Original mix. Italian producer Adrian Iamandei follows on from his remix of Man En Trance's Sunrise (SIT 163) with another superlative original production. He expertly blends an intense euphoric feel with pure energy, superbly blending the lead melody with driving low-end punch via excellent production finesse. Another fantastic creation from Soundwave to add to a genuinely impressive discography, a producer held in the highest regard by SIT and with tracks like this it is easy to see why.

The other half of this release is in the shape of the Matt Mancid remix. Mathias backs up his recent remix of Airborne Angel's Again with another stellar rework. He takes the track down a truly unique path, brilliantly infusing both of his uplifting and progressive styles. This remix is a real stand out track, perfectly blending two different styles with complete finesse. Once our resident mastering expert Dan Garton had given it a final polish the finished article shines as a great alternative to the original and adds to Matt's reputation as a phenomenal producer.

Another release that once again shows why Stories In Trance is the most diverse and individual label in trance. Always driven by the ideals that we started out with and our ever keen attention to detail, we encourage freedom of expression from all involved in our projects. The end result is pure, undiluted creativity. Because of this, and above all, we are proud to put them out there.

Our story continues...

Listen to the release below:

01/02/2019

Stories In Trance - Chapter 60


STORIES IN TRANCE - CHAPTER 60

As promised, we return with The Chapters for 2019, and kick off another year of showcasing the best trance has to offer with a cultured selection of classics. And believe us when we say these are classics in that they are very, very good tracks, not just old ones! We feature Kamaya Painters, the instantly recognisable Mystery Land from Y-Traxx, Vimana's beautiful Dreamtime, a very rare and surely the best mix of Fragma's Toca Me, Tilt, Pulp Victim turned up all the way up to 11, A.I.D.A., the Signum remix of DJ Jurgen's Better Off Alone, Lange, Push upgrading The Space Brothers' Everywhere I Go, and the seldom heard but truly underrated Rank 1 remix of Tunnel Allstars for the finale.

This is us doing what we do best, presenting the very best of trance. If you want to know where you're going, you have to remember where you've been...


26/12/2018

SIT 163 Man En Trance - Sunrise


SIT 163 Man En Trance - Sunrise

Released on Friday 28th December 2018.

Stories In Trance is proud to present SIT 163 by Man En Trance with the two track single Sunrise, featuring the Original and Soundwave mixes.

Leading the way is the Original mix. Man En Trance is a relative newcomer to the scene (with appearances to date on labels such as Cymatic Sound, Azure Recordings and Club G) and makes his debut here with us on SIT with the excellent Sunrise. Hailing from Poland, Man En Trance - AKA Marek Raczkowaski - shows off his evident talent with this superb track. Sunrise expertly blends euphoric and energetic trance, as rich melodic touches and atmospheric layering are complimented in fine style by potent low-end power and driving percussion. This is a sure fire hit with DJ's and fans alike.

The other half of the release comes in the form of a sensational remix from Soundwave. Italian producer Adrian Iamandei follows on from his remix of I5land's Xanthokon (SIT 160) with this great rework. He masterfully blends the feel of the original mix with his own energetic style, superbly blending the lead melody with his own excellent production finesse. Another fantastic creation from Soundwave, a producer held in the highest regard by SIT and with the kind of discography he's creating it is easy to see why that is.

Another release that once again shows why Stories In Trance is the most diverse and individual label in trance. Always driven by the ideals that we started out with and our ever keen attention to detail, we encourage freedom of expression from all involved in our projects. The end result is pure, undiluted creativity. Because of this, and above all, we are proud to put them out there.

Our story continues...

Listen to both tracks below:

23/12/2018

Stories In Trance - Chapter 59 (End Of 2018 Special)


STORIES IN TRANCE - CHAPTER 59 (END OF 2018 SPECIAL)

The finishing line comes into view for 2018, as with that Matt & Thomas Carter preside over the now customary end of year special with an extended mix featuring some of the best tracks to land this year. And once again we deliver an epic set to close off another solar orbit! Here's what's in store;

I5land kicks us off with his excellent rethink of Airborne Angel's One Edge, a glorious return for Andy Blueman, Pierre Pienaar, pure trance perfection from Push, Solarstone, a first play for SIT 163 in the shape of Man En Trance, another belter from the superlative 2018 Push album 'Together We Rule The World', Breakfast, Marco V unleashed with an absolute banger, Daniel Kandi & Exolight, and two chargers from SIT's own Adrian Iamandei (the last track in the form of his SNDWV moniker) to close.

Surely there's no finer way to indulge in the best of what trance gave us in 2018 than clicking below and turning all the way up to 11. Another year gone, but The Chapters live on. Enjoy the festivities, and we'll return in 2019...



01/11/2018

Stories In Trance - Chapter 58


STORIES IN TRANCE - CHAPTER 58

After last month's Hard Trance Special Edition, normal service is resumed, with more of the best of now and a few forgotten gems thrown in for good measure. We kick off with one from the latest Vaali double A-side on SIT, Monoverse, a progressive masterpiece from Sunlight Project, Front, the brand new Matt Mancid rethink of Airborne Angel's Again, a classic from Tritonal featuring Soto, SIT stalwart Craig London, an absolute belter from Push taken from his new album, Armin Van Buuren on top form with his new one, and conclude with yet more fresh off the shelf euphoria as Heaven's Cry and Julie Thompson power us home.

How It Was, As It Is, So It Goes. This Is Stories In Trance...

23/10/2018

SIT 162 Airborne Angel - One Edge / Again (Remixes)


SIT 162 Airborne Angel - One Edge / Again (Remixes)

Released on Friday 26th October 2018.

Stories In Trance present SIT 162 by Airborne Angel with the double a-sided remix edition of One Edge / Again.

The One Edge EP was originally released earlier in 2018 but now we have two new remixes of One Edge & Again by I5land and Matt Mancid respectively.

First up we have the I5land remix of One Edge. Czech producer Ludek Simcik (under his now familiar and well regarded I5land moniker) follows on from his last appearance on SIT - his latest original Xanthokon (SIT 160) - with a fantastic new remix. His use of deep low-end power whilst keeping the melodic feel of the original set in I5land's usual uplifting style is nothing short of superb, additionally served by well defined percussion and an ever evolving structure throughout. Another stellar effort from I5land to add to his impressive discography, and one we are proud once again to showcase here on SIT.

The other half of this release is the Matt Mancid remix of Again. We're proud to welcome Matt Mancid back to SIT after a break of nearly two years due to other commitments, but reassuringly, he's still got it in his locker! He takes the track down a truly unique path, brilliantly blending a mixture of Matt's uplifting and progressive styles. This remix is a real stand out track with the added creativity of the bridge in the main climax of the track, reminiscent of fellow countrymen Hypetraxx back in the day. Once our resident mastering expert Dan Garton had given it a final polish the finished article shines as a great alternative to the original and adds to Matt's reputation as a phenomenal producer. 

Another release that once again shows why Stories In Trance is the most diverse and individual label in trance. Always driven by the ideals that we started out with and our ever keen attention to detail, we encourage freedom of expression from all involved in our projects. The end result is pure, undiluted creativity. Because of this, and above all, we are proud to put them out there.

Our story continues...

Listen to both tracks below:

02/10/2018

Stories In Trance - Chapter 57 (Hard Trance Special Edition - Now & Then)


STORIES IN TRANCE - CHAPTER 57 (HARD TRANCE SPECIAL EDITION - NOW & THEN)

As the weather begins to turn cold, we at SIT thought it'd be appropriate to add some extra heat to proceedings, so the Eighth episode of 2018 is a Hard Trance Special Edition. Delving into the archives we present the best of the hard stuff from both modern times (Now) and it's early years (Then). Featuring Para X, Michael Urgacz vs Sean Tyas, Thomas Petersen, Dizmaster, Solid Sleep, Mass In Orbit, S.H.O.K.K., Russenmafia, the seminal DJ Scot Project remix of Cosmic Gate's Fire Wire, and one of the best ever from the Overdose catalogue in the shape of Skysurfer's Silence to finish.

Once again, the diversity served up in The Chapters is your definitive guide to the whole story of trance. If you like it hard, you're gonna like this...