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Ignite Group , DEG, and Apollo ID is bringing some huge names to New York City’s Brooklyn Hanger this year for Lunar New Year. For almost 3 whole weekends, fans of Alesso, Tïesto, REZZ, ISOxo, Knock2, and Zedd will be treated to some first class events with high production and a stellar venue. Tickets can be found here. All shows are selling out fast!

Here’s what Ignite Group Marketing Director Peter Dong had to say about the upcoming experience:

“The anticipation surrounding Lunar Eclipse, coming off the success of our Halloween show Twilight Harbor at Brooklyn Navy Yard with The Chainsmokers and Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, has been tremendous, and we’ve been working tirelessly to ensure that this will be a Lunar New Year to remember.”

February 2: Alesso

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Renowned Swedish Progressive House DJ & producer Alesso is at the top of the game. He has worked with numerous top EDM acts including Avicii, OneRepublic, Calvin Harris, Usher, David Guetta, and Sebastian Ingrosso; as well as having headlined at numerous music festivals, including Ultra, Electric Daisy Carnival, and Tomorrowland. He is a powerhouse in the game and has pioneered the modern day progressive house genre. His use of complex melodies has earned him a dedicated world wide fan base and international recognition and a GRAMMY nomination. Alesso has not had a show in New York since summer of 2021, at the reopening of the Brooklyn Mirage post COVID-19. This is a show you won’t want to miss.

February 8 and 9: Tïesto

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Dutch DJ and record producer Tijs Michiel Verwest has used many aliases in the past, he is best known for his work as DJ Tiësto. On his latest productions, however, he has dropped the “DJ” label and is now known simply as “Tiësto,” an alias which is an Italian twist of his childhood nickname. Having risen to fam in the late 90’s and early 2000’s, no one could have predicted the longevity of his career and continued success of his music. To this day, he is a staple headliner in festivals across the world, and a huge influence in big room house music. His work can often influences the sound of hundreds of other tracks and is a highly sought after remixer. He won the Grammy Award for Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical for his remixed version of John Legend’s Top 40 Hit All Of Me at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards.

The Platinum certified international icon will be doing two shows in NYC for the Lunar Eclipse series as his first show sold out almost immediately and Ignite was able to add a second show to keep up with demand.

February 10: REZZ

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Isabelle Rezazadeh, known by her stage name Rezz (stylized as REZZ), is a Canadian DJ and record producer from Ontario. She released her debut EP, Insurrection in 2015 through OWSLA’s sub-label Nest HQ. In 2016, she signed with record label mau5trap, and released follow-ups The Silence is Deafening and Something Wrong Here. She has been a pioneer in her own unique sound that features a mid tempo beat and a spooky aesthetic. Her experimentation, dedication and hard work paid off in paving the way for a long career ahead as a highly regarded producer of downtempo soundscapes. She has risen to the top of the dance music world in less than decade and now is a label head (Hypnovizion). REZZ has also built herself a loyal fan base known as the Cult of REZZ and has worked with producers like deadmau5, Seven Lions and NGHTMRE. Tickets are almost sold out!

February 15: ISOxo & Knock2

San Diego native ISOxo shook up the bass music scene with records like ‘Ground,’ and ‘Radial,’ and rose to fame in 2021 with his massive collaboration, ‘Stinger,’ with none other than Sable Valley head RL Grime. The song quickly became one of the most DJ supported tracks of the year, and racked up millions of plays online. Shortly after, ISOxo released his freshman EP, Nightrealm, which was met with critical acclaim from all corners of the industry. From fans, to press outlets, to artists, the EP was hailed as masterwork and breath of fresh air, and he was proclaimed the up-and-coming artist to watch. The record quickly garnered support from the likes of Skrillex, Alison Wonderland, Excision, the list goes on.

After bursting onto the scene with massive collaborations like ‘Radial’ with ISOxo and ‘What’s The Move’ with veteran Henry Fong, Knock2 quickly captured the attention of fans around the globe. Shortly after he released the iconic bass house anthem ‘dashstar*’. With no playlisting, or support of any kind, and no shows due to covid-19, the odds were stacked against him. However, slowly but surely this record began to take on a life of its own. As shows and festivals returned, this sleeper hit began to explode. More and more support from DJ’s such as DJ Snake, Tiesto, Joyryde & more. 2023 has been a landmark year for the rising star. After releasing his widely acclaimed ‘Room 202 EP,’ which featured massive anthems such as ‘MAKE U SWEAT!,’ and ‘rock ur world,’ Knock took his Room 202 concept around the country for his debut headline tour.

The two makes for a match made in heaven for Bass and Trap music fans and show sold out almost immediately upon release.

February 17 & 18: Zedd

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Anton Zaslavski, more commonly known under his stage name Zedd, is a Grammy-Award winning Russian-German electronic music producer. Classically trained in music, he started playing the piano at the age of four; his musical career began in 2009, and he signed with Interscope Records a few years after, releasing his debut album, Clarity. One of the most sought after producers today, Zedd has also been constantly not he move performing across the world.

Like Tïesto, a second Zedd show was added to keep up with demand for the artist.

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A State Of Trance Top 1000 #1 Is Revealed!

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After 30 years of nothing but Trance excellence, with all the feels, and all the incredible talent, Armin van Buuren‘s legacy prevails. A State of Trance Top 1000 Award revealed the number one track of the label. We can’t imagine how hard it was to pick their top track ever. Cue the drum rolls please… The award goes to none other than Dutch Trance producer RAM and German DJ Jorn van Deynhoven. The honorary title is thanks to their remix of the 2009 masterpiece ‘RAMsterdam’.

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The Duo took it on their social medias to showcase the plate they received to commemorate the award. We can’t forget the track has earned over 10 million streams on spotify. The track embodies Trance in its rawest form. Its true nature and drive summarize the power the genre carries from decade to decade. Naturally, ‘RAMsterdam’ (Jorn van Deynhoven Remix) reigns supreme over 999 other songs that have moved millions of people since the inception of A State of Trance. Furthermore, RAM mentioned on his Facebook post that after he earned the title, DJ Mag announced his residency in the number one Trance club in China for 2024.

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Both artists are one of a kind, and the award deeply recognizes the mark they continue to leave on a State of Trance and the scene itself. ‘RAMsterdam’ (Jorn van Deynhoven Remix)paved the way for more unique sounds to evolve and develop to this day. RAM and van Deynhoven have what it takes to carry the title of worldwide phenomenon.

Congratulations to these two legends! Now, go ahead and leave ‘Ramsterdam’ (Jorn van Deynhoven Remix) on replay. After all, it is the number 1 ASOS Top 1000 track.

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[EVENT REVIEW] Ultra Chile Returns After Nearly A Decade, And In Full Force Too

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The large ‘U’ festival celebrated a fantastic return to South America recently.

When you think of Ultra Music Festival, you likely gravitate towards Miami straight away. But we’re lucky enough to have them all over the world, celebrating parties far and wide. That is certainly a blessing for energetic crowds living in somewhat further places in the globe, like South America.

I’ve been here for a while, and it’s safe to say it’s growing a strong community of Dance-devoted madmen like me. I’ve been lucky enough to get to know the Argentinian scene fairly well, and also those in its neighbouring country, Chile. This is a country where Hardstyle reigns supreme, and genres like Techno and its branches are seeing a roaring uptrend in the number of fans and followers. So much so, that Ultra themselves decided to pay a visit. A two-day visit, mind you.

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Ultra Chile: Its History

Chile had its first Ultra in 2013, with the next two years also calling artists from around the world to come together on the far southern end of the globe for Ultra Chile 2014 and 2015. The year after, Chile received a more compact Road To Ultra, as well as in 2017, for the Ultra host of those years was the continental giant, Brazil. After that, Chile would have to wait some time before the brand set foot on it again.

2023 saw Road To Ultra return to the long country for a Halloween party, headlined by Marshmello, Nicky Romero, Oliver Heldens, and Two Friends. And this year, the acclaimed main branch returned in full force, with two days of unstoppable beats coming from a handful of places, and showcasing an impressive plethora of talents, established, up-and-coming, returning… everything.

It was held on Friday, April 19th, and Saturday, April 20th, in Santiago’s iconic go-to place for massive events, Espacio Riesco.

Day One: Friday

Day One kicked off late in the afternoon, at 7 PM to be precise. The crowds started to appear from very early on. Once inside, it was time to have a look at the place, and, oh dear, they truly made the most out of the venue. Three of the four stages were on that day, the Mainstage, on the back of the property and boasting an impressive open-air setting, the Resistance stage, a blacked-out, massive former plane hangar to welcome the best Techno represents in the world, and the Carolina stage, a local-lineup filled stage out on the open.

Day One Winners

Jumping between the Mainstage and the Resistance stage allowed me to watch basically all artists for a little. That’s life at a festival, you can’t really marry one particular DJ. That said, I think I’ve got my favourite artist of the night, and it is Stephan Bodzin.

I had never watched him play, so I was basically going in not knowing what to expect. Add to that, I was at the Main seeing Armin before, so I didn’t really know what I was about to witness. Walking into Resistance, the first thing I noticed was that there was A TON of space to dance and just be yourself. The Mainstage was filled to the brim with people, and well, that left the Techno-devoted stage with a crowd that was truly enjoying Bodzin’s magic. I did too.

I swear, ten minutes in I was already fully hooked. Eyes closed, moving side to side, that kind of hooked. Him playing a live set was a tenfold amplifier as well, since he was interacting a lot with the audience, and the audience interacted a lot with him back. Ask me to name one track from his set, I can’t. But what I CAN recall vividly is how happy he was managing his instruments, and how happy the people dancing beside him were. I was one of them, fully gone away in a trance. A star for you, mate.

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Day Two: Saturday

Day Two started quite earlier, promising twelve endless hours of good music. My friend — who flew in from Buenos Aires for the festival — and I entered the place just past 2:30 PM. And after a little day tour of the venue, we headed straight to the brand-new Resistance Square stage. Reason being, Daniella Da Silva was on at 3:00.

The stage itself was really interesting to me, since the Ultra guys turned this giant conference place into the host for the darkest, most energetic beats of the entire day. I remember my highschool once took me for University speeches or something of that kind literal years ago, and seeing it changed to fit a literal Ultra festival blew me away.

The other stages were just as breathtaking as the day before, and now places like the Mainstage enjoyed the geographic surroundings of Espacio Riesco: mountains for days. It was another level. Point for you, day parties!

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Day Two Winners

Daniella Da Silva

My friend wanted to see her so badly, and I wanted to learn from someone new to me. Good. Lord. Those were 90 minutes of nonstop dancing. There are pictures and videos of me absolutely losing it during her set which I won’t show for, reasons, but let me tell you, her energy is sensational. Dark, Hard Techno. I’m not of the kind to enjoy that in a car ride or on a normal day, but I for sure allowed myself to enjoy her beats at Ultra. I felt slightly sore after that, and that should tell you enough of how good of a set hers was.

Hardwell

My childhood hero. How wouldn’t I have enjoyed Hardwell’s set when he was my role model when I was in school back in the day? Growing up loving ‘Encoded’, ‘Spaceman’, and his remix of ‘Man With The Red Face’, it was about time to see him again. Absolutely nuts. Lots of what he played I had heard before at his Ultra Miami set from earlier this year, but far from taking away from the experience, it allowed me to sing my lungs out. Special shoutout to that ‘Strobe‘ x ‘Save The World‘ mashup which nearly got me crying.

Kasablanca

These guys take the gold for me, no question. Seeing Hardwell, you know beforehand that it’s going to be a phenomenal show, but I had never seen Kasablanca before. I’d only heard their Anjuna tunes. And so my friend and I got to the very front of the Mainstage to see them. We could not have decided better.

They played a live set, just like Bodzin had done the day before. The difference here was the setting: While Stephan Bodzin played inside the warehouse vibe of the Resistance stage, Kasablanca did it out in the open. And their set just so happened to occur during the last hours of the day and into the night, sunset included.

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They absolutely rocked it. From synths to vocals to literal choreography, their set had it all. They truly made good use of the Mainstage speakers as well, with their fat-bottomed tracks. I can’t tell you just how magical that time was, even the landscape fit the vibe of their music. Mountains all around, the clouds turning slightly red at sunset (see a few pictures above), and the moon reigning high aloft by the time they dropped their remix of Above & Beyond’s ‘Black Room Boy’. The duo take the gold, and my heart with it. I won’t turn down the possibility of seeing them in the future.

Final Thoughts

It had been a while since I last attended a big festival, since I’d been much more inclined to go to artist-focused events. It was a refreshing treat to come to Ultra Chile and soak in the festival experience again. My mate and I had a great time, enjoyed the food (shoutout to Papa John’s), the Gin Tonics, and the feel-good atmosphere. For now, be right back, I’ll be listening to Kasablanca!

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Adriatique’s ‘Beyond Us’ (Hatshepsut Version Alex Wann Remix) Is a Mystical Voyage

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As time goes by, some songs become timeless classics. Even more when artists reimagine different emotions and moods. This is the case with Eynka‘s ‘Beyond Us‘. It wasn’t long until Swiss Electronic duo Adriatique made their own renditions of the track. They amped it up a notch when they immortalized their rendition at the Hatshepsut Temple in Egypt last year for Cercle. Finally, we’re delighted to get an even more magical version of the track, brought to you by Deep House Parisian Icon Alex Wann.

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‘Beyond Us’ (Hatshepsut Version Alex Wann Remix)

How do you remaster and refresh a track that has so much influence and power, you may ask? Well, it seems like Alex Wann found the right formula for his ‘Beyond Us’ remix. From Eynka’s melodic touch, to Adriatique’s deeper and darker undertones, Wann manages to deliver an ethereal track with powerful afro elements. The percussion calls out to your ancestors, and the groove represents the vast deserts phenomenally. After a successful run with his Kelis’ ‘Milkshake’ Remix, the producer continues to influence the world around him.

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A star in the rise, Alex has received the support from House legends Keinemusik, Pete Tong, Swedish House Mafia, Diplo, and Blond:ish. This remix furtherly proves his ability to produce with different elements and styles, such as Adriatique’s unique sounds. Earlier this year he embarked in a North American tour, visiting major musical capitals such as Miami, New York, Toronto, San Francisco, and Montreal. Next Up, Alex Wann will make his rounds around Ibiza, Milan, Dubai, and La Bourget.

Watch out for Alex Wann this summer! He will most likely reign supreme with this delicious version of ‘Beyond Us’.

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