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Thursday
Apr252013

Free Download: ASOT 610 - Armin van Buuren

Armin had the whole Trance Family talking this afternoon with yet another memorable episode of A State of Trance. After last week's Who's Afraid of 138 special we weren't expecting to hear so much uplifting in this week's broadcast but Armin once again impressed us to say the least. Two tracks into it AvB took the pleasure of premiering the title track of his upcoming world tour "Intense," featuring the sharp vocals of Miri Ben-Ari. Other highlights for me were the great mashup of Arctic Moon's remix of "Coming Home" vs. One Republic and of course Ferry Corsten's most hyped recent track that we've been hearing ever since POP New Year's Eve: "Fuck The Bullshit." Overall this week was one of the more balanced mixes we've heard recently from Armin so we're excited what he'll be doing with his immense skills on the upcoming tour. 

Tracklist

01. Orjan Nilsen – Violetta
02. Armin van Buuren feat. Miri Ben-Ari – Intense
03. Super8 & Tab – L.A. (Juventa Remix)
04. Toby Hedges – Mirai (Mimax Remix)
05. Tomas Heredia – When I’m with You
06. Chicane & Ferry Corsten feat. Christian Burns – One Thousand Suns (Villa Naranjos Remix)
07. Perry O’Neil – Wave Force (Mike Saint-Jules Remix)
08. Airbase – Modus Operandi [Tune Of The Week]
09. The Orange – Through The Wonderland (Den Rize Remix)
10. Solis & Sean Truby – Meerkat
11. Lange & Susana – Risk Worth Taking (Original Mix)
12. Ferry Corsten – Fuck The Bullshit
13. Tasadi & Aryas – Lost Garden (Faruk Sabanci’s Dirty Rock Mix)
14. Chris Schweizer – One
15. Jullians – Hellboy (Mark Sixma Remix)
16. Mark Sherry – Phantasmic (Maarten de Jong Remix)
17. Giuseppe Ottaviani & Eric Lumiere – Love Will Bring It All Around (Original Mix)
18. Falcon – Hayabusa
19. Lisa Lashes – Wanted To Feel
20. MaRLo feat. Sarah Swagger – Always Be Around (MaRLo Tech-Energy Remix)
21. Armin van Buuren – Who’s Afraid Of 138?! [Future Favorite]
22. Chris Hampshire – Ninety Four (Ex-Driver Remix)
23. Astral – The End
24. Myk Bee & Jarmin Von Nitely – Next Time (Darren Porter Remix)
25. Armin van Buuren – Coming Home (Arctic Moon Remix) vs. One Republic – If I Lose Myself (Shura Vlasov Mashup)
26. Billy Gillies – Daytona (Photographer Remix)
27. Faruk Sabanci pres. Arisa – Break It Down (James Dymond Remix)
28. Cygnus X – Superstring (Rank 1 Deep Dub) [ASOT Radio Classic]

By Edward Fancher

Thursday
Apr182013

Free Download: ASOT 609 Who's Afraid of 138 Special

Today marked a great step back for Trance music on the international stage as Armin van Buuren once again tested the tides for a response to his Who's Afraid of 138 experiment in Den Bosch. Although I must concede that ASOT609 wasn't trending as furiously as usual on Twitter, the response to today's episode was tremendous nonetheless. Putting the other top jocks to shame by tossing out the pop-Electro bangers and lulling us in A State of Trance, Armin reminded us yet again of what we've been missing here across the pond. Over the course of two hours of enigmatic melodies straddling the divides between pure and chopped-up, dark and uplifting, the only defining structure to be heard was "138+ or bust!" Today the TranceFamily can happily say the world is more than ready for uplifting to once again dominate the mainstage. Considering the clever marketing that's been going into WAO138 lately, we can't rule out a tour either. Keep crossing your fingers.

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Tracklist

01. Thomas Bronzwaer – Sundown
02. Eco – Alonism
03. Simon Patterson & Jordan Suckley – Vanilla
04. Den Rize vs. Armin van Buuren vs. Arty – Better Half Of Me vs. Nehalennia (Alex M.O.R.P.H. Mashup)
05. Armin van Buuren – Who’s Afraid Of 138?!
06. Nymark & Dryden – Colours (Amir Hussain Remix)
07. Fictivision Vs. C-Quence – Symbols (Will Atkinson 5000 Remix)
08. Light & Wave – Feeling The City (NoMosk Remix)
09. Nyx – Zodiac (Original Mix)
10. Armin van Buuren feat. Ana Criado vs. Rapha & Maarten de Jong – I’ll Listen Nicely (Armin’s Ridiculous Airplane Mashup)
11. Andy Tau – Fable (Ultimate Remix) [Tune Of The Week]
12. The Noble Six – Discovering The Sphinx (Philippe El Sisi Remix)
13. Solarstone – Please (Bryan Kearney Remix)
14. Jorn van Deynhoven vs Sunlounge feat. Zara – Try to Be Headliner (Jorn van Deynhoven Mashup)
15. John O’Callaghan & Ronski Speed – Sincerely JORS
16. Binary Finary – 1998 (James Dymond Remix)
17. Snow Patrol vs. Johan Ekman & Araya – New York Duende (DJ Pitch & XiJaro Mashup)
18. Roger Shah feat. Nuera – Guess (Matt Bukovski Remix)
19. Paul van Dyk feat. Sue McLaren & Arty – The Sun After Heartbreak (Nick Callaghan & Will Atkinson Remix – John O’Callaghan Edit)

By Edward Fancher

Sunday
Apr072013

24 Free Set Downloads from ASOT 600 Den Bosch

I usually get sad listening to these on the live stream, but when I download them I'll have them on repeat for weeks. There were just too many sets to write about this time around, but I can personally recommend Omnia, Arctic Moon, Aly & Fila, Solarstone, and Kearney's sets which were all out of this world. There's a lot of music new, old, and unidentified to be discovered in these archives so just click and download them all!

Mainstage

Armin van Buuren (Warm-Up)

Omnia

Andrew Rayel

Cosmic Gate

Armin van Buuren

Dash Berlin

Orjan Nilsen

Simon Patterson

Shogun

Turn The World Into A Dancefloor

Beat Service

Ummet Ozcan

Chris Schweizer

Heatbeat

Tenishia

Ben Gold

Solarstone

Mark Sherry

Who's Afraid of 138

Arctic Moon

Aly & Fila

John Askew

John O'Callaghan

Armin van Buuren

Bryan Kearney

Indecent Noise

By Edward Fancher

Sunday
Apr072013

Free Download: Armin @ ASOT 600 Den Bosch (Who's Afraid of 138)

Last night was a monumental night for Trance music's revival to the world stage. What Armin van Buuren described as an "experiment" turned out to be the most popular stage other than the mainstage for ASOT 600's final show in The Netherlands. I know I for one am tired of false branding and marketing for Trance music especially in the United States, where some marketing team obviously decided it best to water it down to the point of Electro House bangers and just call it the same thing. But I felt no sort of resentment last night when Armin took to the stage, only pure euphoria topped off with the all-encompassing numbness uplifting Trance brings. This is Armin van Buuren at his very best, back to his roots, ready to drive a 140 set home with an iron hammer - and I hope you're ready.

Tracklist

01. Armin van Buuren – Who’s Afraid of 138?! [World Premiere]
02. Moogwai – Viola (Armin van Buuren Remix)
03. Luke Warner & Mat Lock – Deep Psychosis (Daniel Kandi’s Cure Mix)
04. Ciro Visone – First Coming (Ian Standerwick Remix)
05. Super8 & Tab – Elektra (Solis & Sean Truby Remix)
06. Basic Dawn – Pure Thrust (Nu NRG Remix)
07. Vincent De Moor – No Hesitation
08. Airwave vs Rising Star – Sunspot (Sneijder Remix)
09. Armin van Buuren vs. Photographer – Airport Shivers (Armin van Buuren Mashup)
10. Photographer vs. Josh Wink – Higher State Of Kervansaray (Armin van Buuren Mashup)
11. ID – ID
12. Commander Tom vs. John Askew – Are Am Eye Stresstest (Armin van Buuren Mashup)
13. Jase Thirwall vs. Brian Cameron vs. Shogun – Freaked Serotonin Skyfire (Armin van Buuren Mashup)
14. Push – Universal Nation (Orjan Nilsen Remix)
15. Saltwater – The Legacy (Alphazone Mix)

By Edward Fancher

Saturday
Apr062013

Free Download: Armin van Buuren @ ASOT 600 Den Bosch (Mainstage)

Armin just held down the Den Bosch mainstage energy like a boss, employing his trademark tight transitions that seemed even more on point today. I wasn't personally a huge fan of this tracklist, it seems to me that he played mostly the same "Top-40" Electro-Trance tunes that we've heard since the fall but everyone online seemed to enjoy it. There were however a few surprises in there from his Intense new album that make the mix worthwhile so I uploaded it for you guys. Be sure to catch his set from the "Who's Afraid of 138" stage when we put it up, I'm sure Armin has a lot in store for us!

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By Edward Fancher