01/02/2018

Stories In Trance - Chapter 50 (50th Episode Special)


STORIES IN TRANCE - CHAPTER 50 (50th EPISODE SPECIAL)

Well, here it is - The Chapters reaches a half century of episodes! We return for 2018 with the first edition of the year, and in tribute to the format of old we celebrate this landmark achievement with two halves of the best trance has to offer. Thomas Carter kicks things off with some of the best of now, featuring Airlab7, Abide, I5land, Calderone Inc., an absolutely superb new original from M.I.K.E. Push, Cyril Ryaz, SNDWV, and a beautiful track by 4 Strings to close, then Matt Carter takes over with a powerful second half littered with some of the best of yesterday. Present and correct are DJ JamX & De Leon, Fire & Ice, Ferry Corsten, DJ Tiesto, Armin vs M.I.K.E., Mr Sam vs Fred Baker Present As One and then to take the roof off at 141 bpm we close on the sheer energy of V-Three's Zuluu.

Over an hour and half of undiluted trance perfection. We are very proud to have reached this milestone and we hope this edition perfectly captures what The Chapters are all about - sharing the best trance has to offer. No bias, no ulterior motive, just our Stories In Trance. We hope you enjoy, and thank you, listener, for your support.
How it was, as it is, so it goes....this will always be Stories In Trance.



01/01/2018

Stories In Trance - Chapter 50 & Happy New Year

STORIES IN TRANCE - CHAPTER 50 & HAPPY NEW YEAR

Firstly Happy New Year to all our fans and followers, we wish you all well for 2018 and look forward to another year (our 9th) of great music.

Regarding Chapter 50 of The Chapters we are having a one month winter break but will return on the 1st February with a special mix to mark our 50th Show. In the meantime Chapter 49 our end of year special is still available on Soundcloud & Mixcloud for you to enjoy.

20/12/2017

SIT 154 Soundwave & SNDWV - Chasing Dreams / Signals - The Remixes


SIT 154 Soundwave & SNDWV - Chasing Dreams /  Signals - The Remixes

Released on Friday 22nd December 2017.

Stories In Trance present SIT 154 by Soundwave with the special remix edition of Chasing Dreams / Signals.

Following on from SIT 153 - the double A-side release of Chasing Dreams / Signals (original mixes) - we offer up three remixes of these tracks by I5land, Abide & Sanglare.

First up we have the I5land remix of Chasing Dreams. Czech producer Ludek Simcik (under his now familiar I5land moniker) follows on from his last appearance on SIT - his excellent remix of Arthur Valiev's Stavropol (SIT 152) - with a fantastic remix. His use of deep low-end power whilst keeping the melodic and energetic feel of the original is nothing short of superb, additionally served by well defined piano layering and an ever interesting and evolving structure throughout. I5land at his very best yet again! 

The first remix of Signals comes from Abide. Hailing from Slovakia, Abide makes his third appearance on SIT and builds around his now well honed uplifting style whilst adding his own energetic touches to the piece. He uses the lead to great effect, perfectly complimenting the euphoric feel of the original with beautifully emotive layering and his now customary (and always interesting) structure.

Sanglare offer up the second remix of Signals. SIT regulars Sanglare effectively infuse the  main lead with deep, textured mids and bass and blend them together perfectly into a fantastically melodic and euphoric remix. Nothing less than what you would now expect from Sanglare!

A special shout out to our in house mastering expert Dan Garton for perfectly finishing off all three tracks on this release, brilliantly adding the garnish with his sound engineering excellence.

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...

Check out the release with the link below:

01/12/2017

Stories In Trance - Chapter 49 (End Of 2017 Special)


STORIES IN TRANCE - CHAPTER 49 (END OF 2017 SPECIAL)

Stories In Trance - Chapter Forty Nine. The final episode of the year, and to celebrate the end of 2017 we present a powerful mix of some of our favourite tracks from this year that have not yet featured in any of our previous episodes. Featuring Suncatcher, Milo.nl, I5land's cracking remix of Stavropol, Calderone Inc., Abide, a return to form for Mario Piu, Solarstone, Emod, SNDWV, and a stunner from Alex Wright to take us home, this is a great way to round off the year. 

Thank you to our listeners and supporters for following the Chapters and we'll see you in 2018 for more of the best in trance. In the meantime, check out the final Chapter of 2017 with the link below:

21/11/2017

SIT 153 Soundwave / SNDWV - Chasing Dreams / Signals


SIT 153 Soundwave / SNDWV - Chasing Dreams / Signals

Released on Friday 24th November 2017.

Stories In Trance present SIT 153 By Soundwave / SNDWV with the double A-sided single Chasing Dreams / Signals.

First up we have Chasing Dreams. Italian producer Soundwave (Adrian Iamandei) who featured prominently in SIT's first fifty or so releases is back after a break from production and gives us something very special indeed. A perfect mixture of pace, power, energy, superb atmosphere and a brilliant lead melody. Proper uplifting trance doesn't get much better than this. 

The second part of this double A-sided package is Signals under Soundwave's new alias SNDWV. Signals is a dark, driving yet melodic offering with excellent use of percussion and mesmeric atmospheric touches. This track is a fantastic debut for the SNDWV moniker as we look out for future productions under this pseudonym.

With this release Stories In Trance shows once again why it 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...

Check out the release with the link below:

01/11/2017

Stories In Trance - Chapter 48


STORIES IN TRANCE - CHAPTER 48

Here we go with Episode Eleven of 2017, and this month we're flat out with some of the best at 140 BPM and above! Tracks and remixes come in the shape of an absolute classic from Forenetix, Darren Porter, Mike Van Fabio, Craig London, Mac & Monday, an exclusive first play of the next release on SIT from Soundwave, Elysha, Flatlex, Ico, and Oliver Imseng's supercharged remix of Airborne Angel's Apollo to wrap.

71 minutes of pure trance energy. Use the links below to listen to the mix, but strap yourself in first!

02/10/2017

Stories In Trance - Chapter 47


STORIES IN TRANCE - CHAPTER 47

Stories In Trance - Chapter Forty Seven. The Tenth episode of 2017 follows on from last month's well received choice selection of new and classic modern tracks, so here we go again! Another 10 superlative tracks and remixes from Ads Peri, Arthur Valiev (Vaali), Morri, Luca Lombardi, Sanglare, Alex Kunnari, a nomination for track of the year from Dim3nsion, a storming remix by M.I.K.E. Push, Armin turning on the power with a cracker from Gaia and a beautiful Edelways track to close.

If you liked last month, this you'll not be disappointed if you click play now - so what are you waiting for!