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#1 astralprojection

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Posted 16 January 2016 - 02:17 PM

Richi M - Wake Me Up (Extended Version) .. sorry about the video didnt find another with better sound quality on the tube

 

Binary Finary - 1999 (Paul Van Dyk Remix)

 

 

Loving Loop - Wake up Eternity (United Ravers Remix)

 

 

Planet Fuse - Silent Wishes [Borderline Hardtrance]

 

 

Earthbound - Essence of life (Trance version) [borderline Acidtrance]

 

I have alot more but 5 vids at a time seems to be the limit.

 

 

* to clear up discrepencies recently brought to my attention about Progressive Trance from Manuser :

This is progressive trance.

Why?

Cause its trance, aka 4/4 beat, with a newfound choice of melodies, different styles of breakdowns, a more evolved version of the "ordinary" trance. Hence Progressive in its literal term. Progressive meaning evolved, "another version", and simply; New.

 

Ordinary trance being something like

System F - Out of the blue (Anthem trance)

Robert Miles - Children (Dream Trance)

...and millions of other.

 

Progressive Trance is a mix of eurotrance, eurodance, hardtrance, even acidtrance - and its important to know the difference at least if you take your hobby seriously like me. 

Ive been a hardcore Trance fan since I was 10 years old.

I was born in 1982.



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Posted 16 January 2016 - 02:36 PM

the only person i trust 100% on this forum to know genres is Padmapani, please back me up here :/

if not Ill concede Im wrong about what Progressive Trance is, and Ill go hide again for another year and come back with yet another username. While I know some of you would like that, dont show it - it'll just have the opposite effect. Ill stay even longer and harder. :P



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Posted 16 January 2016 - 03:11 PM

Good idea to create a brand new thread about this, the other one was going off topic.
So here is a list of "progressive trance" posted at another forum (tranceaddict)
http://tranceaddict....=1#.VppNC_krLIU


This is my definition of progressive trance, slower tempo, with more focus on basslines compared to early Ferry Corsten tracks, Paul Van Dyk etc. and it sounds close to progressive house but with melodies and often vocals.

I don't like progressive trance too much, I prefer classic trance of the 90's (progressive trance is more a style of 2000's).

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Posted 16 January 2016 - 03:16 PM

if not Ill concede Im wrong about what Progressive Trance is


No need for that, it's just a fact that genre names aren't standardised everywhere, people often use them in different ways in different corners of cyber/real space.

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Posted 16 January 2016 - 03:33 PM

and the award for most highly intelligent and reasoanable person on psynews goes to Rotwang.



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Posted 16 January 2016 - 03:35 PM

Good idea to create a brand new thread about this, the other one was going off topic.
So here is a list of "progressive trance" posted at another forum (tranceaddict)
http://tranceaddict....=1#.VppNC_krLIU


This is my definition of progressive trance, slower tempo, with more focus on basslines compared to early Ferry Corsten tracks, Paul Van Dyk etc. and it sounds close to progressive house but with melodies and often vocals.

I don't like progressive trance too much, I prefer classic trance of the 90's (progressive trance is more a style of 2000's).

both true and false,

most progressive trance was created from 1996-2000. 



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Posted 16 January 2016 - 03:37 PM

Absolutely Rotwang. In the end great music is great music. Back on topic, some nice tracks of progressive trance here http://tranceaddict....s=#.VppUTfkrLIU

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Posted 16 January 2016 - 06:53 PM

Absolutely Rotwang. In the end great music is great music. Back on topic, some nice tracks of progressive trance here http://tranceaddict....s=#.VppUTfkrLIU

most of that is Minimal Trance which incorporates dream trance and just general trance)

alot of people seem to have the wrong idea what progressive trance is, and i try my best to educate but seems i get nowhere.



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Posted 17 January 2016 - 01:28 AM

This is what you get on youtube when you type progressive trance
https://www.youtube....gressive trance

And this is what you get when you type uplifting trance
https://www.youtube....plifting trance

What both you and me like more, is Uplifting trance or classic trance.

Saying Push - Universal nation is progressive trance is like saying Astral projection - Kabalah is progressive goa.

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Posted 17 January 2016 - 02:02 PM

push - universal trance is defnately not progressive trance. Normal trance.

in the first mix is mostly Minimal Trance and Progressive House, but then again i just skimmed thru it.

 

the second mix is also void of progressive trance and filled with just what is says, anthem/euphoric trance.

 

i thought we stop argued about a few hours ago, though

 

The current Vocal Trance genre is filled with progressive trance though, alot of great classics in there, with some lovely mixed vocals on them and massive melodies.

For example, my fav Vocal Trance track hands down, just caused its Progressive Trance with vocals; (check out the climax at the 5 min mark, no cheese in sight)

 

 

and of course another one without vocals being the main attraction, just perfect: (also progressive trance) (climax around 4min)



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Posted 17 January 2016 - 02:50 PM

I remember that Andain track remixed by Photo Project, nice one. My fav back in the days was Motorcycle As the rush comes remixed by AvBuuren (probably listened to it to many times as I ended up getting bored by it).

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Posted 18 January 2016 - 07:39 PM

Thats awesome. I discovered it in 2010 or 11, and have since also grown bore of it, while yet it had been my favorite for a very very long time. At least as far as Vocal Trance go. And I listen to ALOT of that when I grow bored of psychedelic music.

And trust me, that NEEDS to happen at least for 6 months in your life, haha, thats no joke.

 

If I dont have the spring and summer fairly goatrance free? I go freaking crazy, and that aint no lie either. I gotta save that shits until fall and winter man..

Haha, I wish i was lying.

but its funny to me now, being a part of HPPD, and part of my life, i just laugh at it.

and if i hear a track or two in summer, np i can usually get into the vibe just that my phone (my music player) is filled with vocal trance rather than goatrance.

/blog ended, sry, and yes, im thinking of starting a blog so that I dont spam this forum so much. 

it has c r o s s e d m y m i n d. a few times.

bye!



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Posted 24 January 2016 - 04:12 AM

One track I absolutely love is The digital blonde - Hydro. It is slow to start but wow such a beautiful track (12 minutes).

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Posted 24 January 2016 - 09:48 PM

i was expecting something standard, but i was surprised.

that was a very fine track and i cant really remember hearing such a track before either. thanks.

if this track had came to me in my teens i can imagine i would hold it in high regard today. it has that special something.



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Posted 31 March 2016 - 03:15 PM

another one straight classic if i didnt allready post it 10 min of bliss

 

extended version not found on utube is better :)

 

 

another definition of Progressive Trance

(i.e mixing alot more psychedelic sounds into it, making the "ordinary binary finary trance" sound dated. Hence Progressive which means basically, Forward."

Ill state my left nut if this dude werent ifnluenced by Astral and MWNN.

 

this is one of those rare 10/10 tracks for me btw.



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Posted 04 April 2016 - 05:14 PM

epitome of Progressive Trance (with a whole bit of Vocal Trance in there)

One of the favorites this one.

 

hard to touch. let it flow....dont skip...although if u must, then 02:18 would be a good place to skip to.....

 



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Posted 04 April 2016 - 05:19 PM

from the genious above, Omnia, we have here another splendid definition of Progressive Trance.

This time without Vocal Trance involvement.

enjoy.

 

eargasms incoming.

 

 

but listen on spotify or whatever cause utube especially Chrome fucks up the sound something proper.

Internet Explorer actually has alot better sound but way too much bass.

I dunno.

Find it on a streaming site or download it. I guarantee on tracks like these, where stereo image and stuff like that is key - youtube especially on chrome, often doesnt play the correct version.

Just saying.



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Posted 04 April 2016 - 05:24 PM

epitome of Progressive Trance (with a whole bit of Vocal Trance in there)

One of the favorites this one.

 

hard to touch. let it flow....dont skip...although if u must, then 02:18 would be a good place to skip to.....

 

I used to listen to this kind of trance (I've actually migrated to psy from this) but now I have some kind of aversion to it. Nowadays it's a very stagnant genre, with the emphasis on production quality at the expence of the musical content (in other words - effing boring)

 

There is another Omnia song with exactly the same synths but somehow better melodies

 



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Posted 04 April 2016 - 05:26 PM

its still good man. 

and good stuff is rare.

so even if you find it stagnant which i respect, i find it to be good music and i will never stop thinking that about omnia.

he has his own sound even if his tracks sound alike.

doenst matter for me.

i just ask my self quickly, do i like this? yes.

then i ask no more, and enjoy.



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Posted 04 April 2016 - 05:29 PM

Metanoya is good. And so is Kalopsia

 

I think you must know this track, but just in case here it is

 






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