Personifying trance music's energy in both approach and output, Italy's Giuseppe Ottaviani has long been recognized as one of the genre's most respected and prolific merchants. From his earliest studio work (as the engine behind famed group NU NRG), through to his latter-day releases under his own name, he has established himself as a benchmark for eminent trance. Giuseppe's remains both contemporary and omnipresent in the scene with productions like 'Falcons', 'Arcobaleno' and 'Lost For Words' continuing to win trance hearts and minds.
Cold Blue has been a fast rising standout act to look out for, delivering quality music by
way of some of the leading labels in Trance including Subculture, Kearnage, Future Sound of Egypt and Damaged. His unique brand of Uplifting and Tech Trance has projected him to being one of the most talked about artists in Trance. Building on this he has an already released original music on Subculture and Future Sound of Egypt as well as remixes for Subculture, Pure Trance, Armada and Outburst. Already supported by John O'Callaghan, Armin Van Buuren, Aly & Fila, Bryan Kearney and Solarstone, the next level for Cold Blue is conquering the world through his music.
With no less than 11 Beatport Top 10 selling Trance productions to date including two number 1's 'Black Hole' & 'Robot Wars' with remixes for John O'Callaghan and Aly & Fila, Craig Connelly has had a pretty busy year. A thrill-inducing producer/remixer, a floor captivating DJ and an intuitively savvy A&R man – Craig Connelly is a next-generation Trance triple threat.
Roger Shah has an over 20 years reputation within the international EDM scene with a release record of more than 500 tracks on some of the largest and most successful international record companies. Among them Sony, EMI, Universal and Warner, as well as all leading EDM labels such as Armada, Black Hole, Ministry Of Sound, Kontor and Ultra. As a producer he has worked with and for artists such as Tiesto, Armin Van Buuren, Paul Oakenfold, Sarah MacLachlan, Ferry Corsten, Kosheen, Bryan Adams or Moya Brennan who is best known for her works with Hollywood producers such as Hans Zimmer. Roger's unique live performances are rewarded with a fifth consecutive year in the DJ Mag Top 100 DJs Poll and a double EMPO nomination for Best Trance & Progressive DJ and Best Radio Show.
Known for his trademark sound, a fusion of uplifting and tech trance, Sneijder is fast becoming one of the most in demand artists in the trance scene. Already notching up an impressive 4 Beatport top tens and featuring on countless compilation albums such as 'Armin van Buuren - A State Of Trance 2013' 'John O'Callaghan's Subculture' 'Gatecrasher Anthems Mixed by Paul van Dyk' 'ATB In The Mix' 'The Official ASOT550 CD' & more. Completing a series of chart topping remixes for Armin van Buuren, John O'Callaghan, Solarstone, Giuseppe Ottaviani, Betsie Larkin & Andain, has put the Sneijder name firmly amongst the worlds trance elite. Playing all over the globe each week to thousands of fans in countries such as Australia, Argentina, UK, Scotland, Ireland, Egypt, Poland. Spain, USA, Mexico, Canada & featuring at the worlds largest trance event, ASOT600 Den Bosch, Holland.
Master craftsman of melancholic melody and the purveyor of razor sharp edges – he is Simon Patterson. Famed for 15 consecutive #1's on Beatport (including 4 in 2013 and 1 already this year) as well as all other reputable stores with tracks like 'The One', 'Shadows' (with Astrix), 'Brush Strokes', 'Northern Lights', 'Here and Now', 'Latika', 'Thump', 'Smack', 'F-16', 'Bulldozer' and 'Mood Swing', Simon Patterson's production back catalogue is an astonishing list of hit after hit record.
John Askew is without doubt one of the hottest tech/trance producer/djs in the world. Over the last decade his productions and remixes have seen massive support from Eddie Halliwell, Tiesto, Armin van Buuren and Paul van Dyk who has employed John's remix skills repeatedly on his highly respected Vandit label. After the huge successes of his singles "Vellum", "The Door" and "New Dimension" and "Chime", John has gone on to deliver a catalogue of big singles including the hits "Nothing Left Between Us", "Fade to Black", "Bored of You, Bored of Me" and "Vandalism".
Sean's meteoric rise has been reflected by various industry accolades such as five consecutive placings in the DJ Magazine Top 100 DJs Poll, high rankings in the annual TranceAddict.com poll, as well as being awarded 'Best New Face' at the Trance Awards, Mixmag 'Best New DJs' and Beatport 'One To Watch', while also appearing on music industry panels such as the annual DJ Mag Tech Awards and being featured in leading producer publications Future Music and Computer Music. Sean's in demand sounds are backed by a genuine love for his music and a clear passion for his fans, as evident when watching his dynamic energy on stage when DJing at any event. His festival appearances
read like an A-Z of the greatest shows on the planet.
Having graced the decks on almost every continent, the Belfast born Greg Downey is no amateur when it comes to the art of DJing. Having impressed the promoter of Gategrasher while playing at an afterparty in Ibiza, Greg was asked to play at Space the following week. Very shortly afterwards, Greg broke through the UK trance scene playing at major shows such as Gatecrasher, Godskitchen, Slinky, Inside Out, Goodgreef, and Passion. What was every aspiring DJ's dream to travel the world soon became a reality for Greg. He was crisscrossing the globe flying from New York City to Sydney to Ibiza to Shanghai to Buenos Aires to London playing to massive crowds.
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