Whether mixed in the studio or played live in front of thousands, these mixes represent what we believe a good set is all about.
captivating and rich with sounds and vibes that gets under your skin ,Here are Trancentral’s 10 best mixes of 2015:
10. Avalon Live At Ozora Festival 2015
100 minutes of psychedelic journey, ranging between 140 and 145 BPM, Avalon (Nano Records) closed the first day @ Ozora Festival 2015, with an amazing live set.
9. Electric Universe – Festival Summer 2015 promo set
Overflows with old-school vibes, expressive guitar lines, and psychedelic riffs, Psytrance veteran Electric Universe (Dacru Records), mixed a promo set prior to 2015`s festival season.
8. Element and Rinkadink @ Xxxperience Curitiba 2015
The night time set by Element & Rinkadink @ XXXeprience, Brazil, features dark & crunchy psy-trance. The video of the set allows you to peek into the mixing and set-building craft of the 2, as one camera was set right on the decks, while another one is pointed to the audience.
7. Dickster – “Inebriatti” Full Album Mix
Legendary producer, Dick “Dickster” Trevor, part of one of the most innovative groups in psytrance history, “Green Nuns of the Revolution”, mixed his new album “Inebriatti” (Nano Records) into a smashing mix. The mix is full with powerful tunes and tons of psychedelia, ready to bang through any day or night.
6. Upgrade @ Trilogy Festival 2015 by Unity
Upgrade`s set @ Trilogy Festival, left no one standing on the dancefloor. Their powerful & melodic style made them one of the fast-rising phenomenon’s on the psytrance scene. The full video of the set captures the amazing energies of the crazy & dusty crowd in Israel.
5. Liquid Soul @ Ministry Of Sound London 2015
One of the most popular and successful artists in the scene “Liquid Soul”, landed on London`s legendary club, the Ministry Of Sound earlier this year. The Swiss producer\DJ designed a mesmerizing set, featuring massive progressive trance tunes that blasted the club.
4. Astrix – On the way to Ozora 2015
Astrix made his Ozora Festival debut on 2015, putting out an intense set that smashed the massive main dancefloor. Prior to that, the full-on master mixed a killer set for RadiOzora, filled with sunrise soul fuel tunes, so typical to his style.
3. LOUD & BLiSS – Live Set @ TIP Festival / Groove Attack
The Innovative LOUD & BLiSS set @ TIP Festival, Israel, took the crowd on a different adventure. Fusing the powerful guitars of BLiSS with the old-school roots & vibe of LOUD, the set charged the crowd with immense energies (as you`ll see), causing a true dancefloor mayhem.
2. Ace Ventura – Welcome to Paradise MIX
“Welcome to Paradise mix“ is celebrating the latest album of progressive master Ace Ventura. “Welcome to Paradise” was released on Iboga Records, and is considered as one of the biggest releases of 2015. it is also featured on our Best Albums of 2015 list (full list HERE). The album offers some huge collaborative tunes, with some serious heavyweight co-conspirators, such as Juno reactor, Astrix, Liquid Soul, Zen Mechanics, LOUD and Symbolic. Welcome to Paradise mix, much like the album itself, brings forward Ace Ventura`s uncompromising style, with an emphasis for strong dance floor reactions. Intense!
And on the No.1 spot:
1. LOUD live @ Ozora Festival 2015
LOUD`s full live band show @ Ozora Festival was simply out of this world. After the unforgettable set @ Boom Festival 2014 (watch it HERE), the Israeli duo pulled another massive show on one of the biggest stages around. The live band show featured a live drummer\percussionist (Nimrod Gorovich), live synths and other live gear. LOUD provided an amazing set, blending fantastic new tracks from their upcoming album with some of their classics.
So, tune in for a 2-hours-long acidic journey of psychedelic trance that just keeps surprising at the highest level of production. Don’t miss this one!
Here is a full playlist, featuring all the Best sets of 2015: