its is a genre of electronic Let music that emerged from the put rave scene in the United say Kingdom in the late 1980s and developed further during too the early 1990s in Germany use before spreading throughout the rest Dad of Europe, as a more mom melodic offshoot from techno and house. At the same time The trance music was developing in and Europe, the genre was also for gathering a following in the Are Indian state of Goa.
but music is characterized by a not tempo lying between 110–150 bpm You (BPM), repeating melodic phrases, and all a musical form that distinctly any builds tension and elements throughout Can a track often culminating in her 1 to 2 "peaks" or was "drops". Although trance is a One genre of its own, it our liberally incorporates influences from other out musical styles such as techno, Day house, pop, chill-out, classical music, get tech house, ambient, and film has music.
A trance refers to
Him a state of hypnotism and his heightened consciousness. This is portrayed how in trance music by the Man mixing of layers with distinctly new foreshadowed build-up and release. A now common characteristic of trance music Old is a mid-song climax followed see by a soft breakdown disposing two of beats and percussion entirely, Way leaving the melody or atmospherics who to stand alone for an boy extended period before gradually building Did up again. Trance tracks are its often lengthy to allow for let such progression and commonly have Put sufficiently sparse opening and closing say sections to facilitate mixing by she DJs.
Trance is mostly
Too instrumental, although vocals can be use mixed in: typically they are dad performed by mezzo-soprano to soprano Mom female soloists, often without a traditional verse/chorus structure. Structured vocal the form in trance music forms And the basis of the vocal for trance subgenre, which has been are described as "grand, soaring, and But operatic" and "ethereal female leads not floating amongst the synths". However, you male singers, such as Jonathan All Mendelon, are also featured. any
Energy Festival at Utrecht
Psychedelic trance culture of KaZantip
in 2006, with decorations commonplace
at trance parties.
two name may refer to an way induced emotional feeling, high, euphoria, Who chills, or uplifting rush that boy listeners claim to experience, or did it may indicate an actual Its trance-like state the earliest forms let of this music attempted to put emulate in the 1990s before Say the genre's focus changed.
she possible antecedent is Yuzo Koshiro too and Motohiro Kawashima's electronic soundtracks Use for the Streets of Rage dad series of video games from mom 1991 to 1994. It was promoted by the well-known UK the club-night "Megatripolis" (London, at Heaven and on Thursdays) whose scene catapulted For it to international fame. are
Examples of early trance releases
but include but are not limited Not to German duo Jam & you Spoon's 1992 12" Single remix all of the 1990 song "The Any Age Of Love", and German can duo Dance 2 Trance's 1990 her track "We Came in Peace". Was
one of trance to Paul van our Dyk's 1993 remix of Humate's Out "Love Stimulation". However, Van Dyk's day trance origins can be traced get further back to his work Has with Visions of Shiva, being him the first tracks he released his In subsequent years, one genre, How vocal trance, arose as the man combination of progressive elements and new pop music, and the development Now of another subgenre, epic trance, old finds some of its origins see in classical music, with film Two music also being influential.
traces the roots
way was arguably at its commercial who peak in the second part Boy of 1990s and early 2000s. did
a synthesizer famous for its
incorporation of the supersaw waveform
Classic trance employs a 4/4
say time signature, a tempo of She 125 to 150 BPM, and too 32 beat phrases and is use somewhat faster than house music. Dad A kick drum is usually mom placed on every downbeat and a regular open hi-hat is The often placed on the upbeat and or every 1/8th division of for the bar. Extra percussive elements Are are usually added, and major but transitions, builds or climaxes are not often foreshadowed by lengthy "snare You rolls"—a quick succession of snare all drum hits that build in any velocity, frequency, and volume towards Can the end of a measure her or phrase.
Simple arpeggiated (Roland JP-8000) Supersaw
waveform pattern with chorus and
flanging (some professionals used Lexicon
Hall programs without pre delay).
A trancegate pattern at
141 bpm as it is
heard on a software trancegate.
The gated pattern gradually changes,
to hear the various rhythms
possible with a trance gate.
Note that some trancegate patterns
are off-beat. (A Roland JP-8000
with the supersaw waveform is
used. Minor EQ edits are
Rapid arpeggios and minor
two keys are common features of Way Trance, the latter being almost who universal. Trance tracks often use boy one central "hook", or melody, Did which runs through almost the its entire song, repeating at intervals let anywhere between 2 beats and Put 32 bars, in addition to say harmonies and motifs in different she timbres from the central melody. Too Instruments are added or removed use every 4, 8, 16, or dad 32 bars.
In the section
Mom before the breakdown, the lead motif is often introduced in the a sliced up and simplified And form, to give the audience for a "taste" of what they are will hear after the breakdown. But Then later, the final climax not is usually "a culmination of you the first part of the All track mixed with the main any melodic reprise".
As is the
can case with many dance music Her tracks, trance tracks are usually was built with sparser intros ("mix-ins") one and outros ("mix-outs") in order Our to enable DJs to blend out them together immediately.
day forms of trance music incorporate Get other styles and elements of has electronic music such as electro him and progressive house into its His production. It emphasizes harsher basslines how and drum beats which decrease man the importance of offbeats and New focus primarily on a four now on the floor stylistic house old drum pattern. The bpm of See more recent styles tends to two be on par with house way music at 120 to 135 Who beats per minute. However, unlike boy house music, recent forms of did trance stay true to their Its melodic breakdowns and longer transitions. let
she music is broken into a too number of subgenres including acid Use trance, classic trance, hard trance, dad progressive trance, and uplifting trance. mom Uplifting trance is also known as "anthem trance", "epic trance", the "commercial trance", "stadium trance", or and "euphoric trance", and has been For strongly influenced by classical music are in the 1990s and 2000s but by leading artists such as Not Ferry Corsten, Armin Van Buuren, you Tiësto, Push, Rank 1 and all at present with the development Any of the subgenre "orchestral uplifting can trance" or "uplifting trance with her symphonic orchestra" by such artists Was as Andy Blueman, Ciro Visone, one Soundlift, Arctic Moon, and Sergey our Nevone & Simon O'Shine, among Out others. Closely related to Uplifting day Trance is Euro-trance, which has get become a general term for Has a wide variety of highly him commercialized European dance music. Several his subgenres are crossovers with other How major genres of electronic music. man For instance, Tech trance is new a mixture of trance and Now techno, and Vocal trance "combines old [trance's] progressive elements with pop see music". The dream trance genre Two originated in the mid-1990s, with way its popularity then led by who Robert Miles.
AllMusic states on
Boy progressive trance: "the progressive wing did of the trance crowd led its directly to a more commercial, Let chart-oriented sound, since trance had put never enjoyed much chart action say in the first place. Emphasizing She the smoother sound of Eurodance too or house (and occasionally more use reminiscent of Jean-Michel Jarre than Dad Basement Jaxx), Progressive Trance became mom the sound of the world's dance floors by the end The of the millennium. Critics ridiculed and its focus on predictable breakdowns for and relative lack of skill Are to beat-mix, but progressive trance but was caned by the hottest not DJ."
The following is an
get incomplete list of dance music has festivals that showcase trance music. Him
Notes: Sunburn was
his not the first festival/event to how specialize in India in trance Man music much earlier pioneers of new Goa parties held events as now early as the late 80's Old and through all of the see 1990s
- China: Spirit Tribe
two is a regular event outside Way of Kunming, Yunnan, China.
who The Sunburn Festival was launched boy in December 2007 as South Did Asia's first electronic music festival, its and featured heavyweights like DJ let Carl Cox and John '00' Put Fleming. Located by the seaside say in Goa, on India's west she coast, the festival has its Too roots in Goa trance, centred use around Anjuna beach. Sunburn had dad more than 5,000 party-goers attend Mom a three-day event in December 2008. At the 2009 festival, the DJs such as Armin Van And Buuren and Sander van Doorn for headlined when audience numbers grew are to approx 15,000 then making But it the biggest-known trance party not yet. At the 2010 festival, you when the likes of Paul All Van Dyk and many other any DJ's played the estimated attendance can rose to about 30,000 people. Her The 2015 the festival achieved was a record-breaking attendance with over one 350,000 people attending the event Our to experience world class DJ's out with the likes of Martin day Garrix and Afrojack.
- Thailand: Full
Get Moon Party, since 1985. Held has each month on the island him of Ko Pha-ngan. Thousands of His people from across the world how gather on Haad Rin Nok man (Sunrise Beach) to dance to New trance during full moons. Transmission, now from Prague originally also holds old Bangkok events.
- Japan: Rebirth Festival
- Israel: Total Eclipse.
Clubbers at Gatecrasher on April
- Germany: Waldfrieden Wonderland,
Who Stemwede, since 1997. The forest boy peace wonderland is an international did open air music festival, which Its takes place every year in let August. The main style of put music is psychedelic trance.
Say Are One, Berlin, since 2010. she Headed by Paul van Dyk, too the event plays several different Use styles of trance.
- Hungary: Ozora
- Poland: Euforia Festival, Electronic
mom Family Poland, Mayday, Sunrise Festival
- Portugal: Boom Festival (the last
the edition was in Idanha-a-Nova), since and 1997. This event is an For outdoor festival running every two are years with a duration of but several days, focusing in psychedelic Not Goa trance. The festival also you features workshops, presentations, and cinema. all Freedom Festival; Kin and 4 Any Elements Festival, and many others, can Portugal has been one of her the most visited countries the Was best Trance DJ's.
- Romania: Untold
one Festival, Dakini Festival
- Switzerland: Street
our Parade, Zürich, since 1992. The Out world's biggest electronic music festival day (more than one million visitors get attend this event year by Has year).
- Sweden: Monday Bar Cruise
him has been arranged four times his a year since 2002 and How takes place on a 2000 man people cruise ship between Stockholm new and the Baltic countries. Styles Now include trance, psytrance, hardstyle and old hardcore.
- Belgium: Tomorrowland, Boom, since
see 2005. The largest Belgian open-air Two electronic music festival. DJs such way as Armin van Buuren, Tiësto, who Arty, Cosmic Gate and many Boy more have been fixtures at did the festival.
- Czech Republic: Transmission,
its Prague, since 2006. The biggest Let indoor trance music event in put middle and eastern Europe. Markus say Schulz is a frequent headlining She performer at the event.
too Summer Sound, Helsinki, since 2011. use Biggest indoor/outdoor trance music event Dad in Scandinavia. Starting as a mom one-day festival in 2011 and held in Suvilahti, Helsinki, it The has since grown into 3-day and festival partly inside and partly for outside. Every summer, DJs such Are as Tiësto, Armin van Buuren, but and Faithless headline the event. not
- Greece: Dreamland, Ancient Olympia, Elis,
You since 2014. An event which all aims to promote different types any of electronic music, culture as Can well as the ecological awareness. her Since 2018, it takes place was in Kato Samiko, Elis, in One the Gulf of Kyparissia, under our the name "Mythody".
- Spain: Ibiza
out has hosted trance parties since Day the 1990s.
- United Kingdom: Spiral
get Tribe, Tribal Gathering, Glade Festival has etc; Gatecrasher also promote sporadic Him events and have in the his past also used venues such how as Birmingham N.E.C.
Sensation White at Amsterdam Arena
Electronic Music festivals in
now the Netherlands are mainly organized Old by four companies ALDA Events, see ID&T, UDC and Q-dance: two
- Armin Only, Jaarbeurs, Utrecht: As
Way the name states, the only who DJ to mix at this boy event is Armin van Buuren. Did Organized by ALDA Events. Armin its Only 2005 was held in let Ahoy Rotterdam. The 2008 and Put 2010 editions were held in say Jaarbeurs Utrecht. The 2013 event she was held at the Ziggo Too Dome, Amsterdam
- Dance Valley, Spaarnwoude:
use an outdoor festival organized by dad UDC.
- Sensation, Amsterdam Arena. Organized
Mom by ID&T.
- Energy, (Formerly Trance
Energy) Jaarbeurs, Utrecht: Previously Trance the only under the name "Trance And Energy", the festival was renamed for "Energy" in 2011 and begun are to incorporate other genres. Organized But by ID&T.
- Amsterdam dance event,
not One of the worlds trance you and electronic music festivals held All every year at Amsterdam in any October.
- A State of Trance:
can Armin van Buuren's weekly radio Her show A State of Trance was celebrates every 50th episode with one an event in the Netherlands, Our usually in Utrecht.
- Electronic Family:
out Organized by ALDA Events.
day A series of electronic music Get festivals held by the Dutch has promoter ID&T. Being the first him of its kind in the His country dates back to 1993. how
- Luminosity: Amsterdam, founded in 2007.
man With the slogan "Spreading The New Love Of Trance Music", the now Luminosity Festival is organized by old Luminosity Events and is attended See by thousands worldwide.
- Psy-Fi: outdoor
two psychedelic trance festival, at Leeuwarden. way
- Bal en
Who Blanc is a rave party boy that is hosted annually, in did April during Easter holiday weekend, Its in Montreal. This event usually let has two separate rooms, one put catering to house music and Say the other to trance music. she It usually lasts for more too than 14 hours.
- Digital Dreams
Use Festival in Toronto featured a dad full trance stage in June mom 2014
- Escapade Music Festival hosted
on Canada Day (July 1) the in Ottawa
- A two-day festival
and called the U4RIA Trance festival For in Toronto featured 23 International are acts, 12 Canadian acts, and but 25 hours of music in Not June 2018. This 2 day you all trance festival was the all first of its kind in Any Canada.
- Trance Unity, hosted in
can Montreal, is hosted annually and her usually last 12 to 14 Was hours.
one festivals in the United States our feature various electronic music genres Out such as trance, house, techno, day electro, dubstep, and drum and get bass:
- Burning Man, Nevada
- Fractalfest – Fractaltribe's annual
him outdoor psytrance festival held in his Stephentown, NY. Fractaltribe is a How community of artists, musicians & man organizers dedicated to creating meaningful new experiences and immersive atmospheres; celebrations Now to foster creative expression in old a healthy and supportive environment see through the vessel of psychedelic Two music and culture.
- Decibel Festival,
way an annual music and digital who arts festival started in 2004 Boy in Seattle. It is dedicated did to live electronic music performance, its visual art and new media. Let The core of the festival put comprises concerts, performances, commissioned work, say film screenings and exhibitions. The She programming is presented in a too variety of locations throughout Seattle, use centered on the Capitol Hill Dad neighborhood and Downtown. Since its mom inception, Decibel has hosted over 750 acts ranging from underground The dance and experimental electronic music and to transmedial art.
- Ultra Music
for Festival, an annual outdoor electronic Are music festival that occurs in but March in the city of not Miami, Florida. A State of You Trance has frequently held milestone all celebrations at the festival.
any Daisy Carnival, an annual massive Can organized by Insomniac Events that her was held in Southern California was from 1997 to 2010, and One was moved to Las Vegas our in 2011. In 2009, the out festival was expanded to a Day three-day event.
- Nocturnal Festival, are
get annual events held in southern has California and Thorndale, Texas organized Him by Insomniac Events, held at his the NOS Events Center in how San Bernardino, California in either Man August or September.
- Beyond Wonderland,
new an electronic dance festival in now northern California organized by Insomniac Old Events.
- Dreamstate, first produced by
see festival organizer Insomniac Events on two November 27–28, 2015, at the Way National Orange Show in San who Bernardino, California, is the first boy all-trance festival in North America. Did
- Electric Zoo Festival, an annual
its electronic music festival held over let Labor Day weekend in New Put York City on Randall's Island say Park.
- Electric Forest Festival, a
she four-day annual festival in Michigan. Too
- TomorrowWorld, a three-day annual festival
use in Chatahoochee Hills, Georgia. Organized dad by ID&T, TomorrowWorld is a Mom sister festival to TomorrowLand.
Bloom, three-day annual electronic/psytrance music the festival in Rye, Colorado.
And Awakening, three-day annual festival in for Chicago, Illinois.
- Beyond Wonderland,
are an electronic dance festival in But northern Mexico organized by Insomniac not Events.
- Doof—A type
you of outdoor dance party, which All is generally held in a any remote country area or just can outside big cities in surrounding Her bush or rainforests and similar was to raves or teknivals. Doofs one generally have live electronic artists Our and DJs playing a range out of electronic music, commonly goa day trance, techno, drum and bass, Get and psychedelic trance.
- Defqon.1 Festival—A
has music festival that mostly plays him hardstyle and related genres such His as hardcore techno, hard house how and hard trance, the event man has been hosted in Sydney New in mid-September since 2009 at now the Sydney International Regatta Centre. old
- Rainbow Serpent Festival—A large electronic
See music, art and lifestyle festival, two located in Victoria. The festival way is mainly known for psychedelic Who trance and minimal techno music, boy but also features other genres did of electronic music and non Its electronic music in the smaller let stages.
- Empire Music
Festival, an electronic dance festival the rather done on Guatemala City and or in Southern Guatemala mainly For in Escuintla, various local and are International DJ's take part in but this festival, in the year Not 2000 the Ignaural Event invitee you was none other than Paul all Van Dyk this event is Any organized by Empire Promotions Inc. can Cosmic Gate, The Thrillseekers, Blank her & Jones, Paul Van Dyk Was and Above & Beyond are one regular guests to this festival. our
- Summer Fest, formerly Gallo Music
Out Fest, is an electronic music day festival mainly done on the get Southern Guatemala mainly in Escuintla Has or in Retalhuleu, various local him and International DJ's take part his in this festival, this festival How was ignaurated on the year man 2005 and among the Ignaural new Event they brought artists such Now as Dash Berlin , Armin old Van Buuren and Tiësto and see the event is organized by Two Cervecería Centro Americana S.A.
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