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The Rainbow Serpent Festival is a large electronic music, art and lifestyle festival, located in Victoria, Australia. The festival is mainly known for Psychedelic trance and Minimal Techno music, but also features other genres of electronic music and non electronic music in the smaller stages. The festival also has many art installations, work shops and other attractions. Recent years have seen the festival expand from a purely music-driven event, to one that places an emphasis . . . →Rainbow Serpent
Ephemeral mists began its musical journey during the beginning of 2009, when composer, Brett Branning from Tampa (Florida/USA) began fusing his cutting edge ambient electronics with the ancient musical traditions and instruments of the middle east and far east. The result is a stunningly beautiful ambient world of sound that goes well beyond the cliches of the genre and reaches for daunting new artistic and creative heights. The debut album, “Moon ritual”, is currently avaiable . . . →Ephemeral Mists
Antaro (Wolfgang Matthias Ahrens) is one of the few DJs who are aktiv since the very begining of electronic dance music. He was born in October 1953 in Germany. Currently Antaro is living in Bangkok / Thailand. He plays Psytrance under the name DJ Antaro and Techno under the name EQ San.
Antaro instigated the original trance scene with a series of small parties inspired by his experiences in Goa, India. He started the . . . →Antaro
The musical journey of Amir Ben Natan born in 1986, a.k.a Chichke, from Israel, began in 2002 when he started DJing. In 2003 Chichke became resident DJ of Phonokol Records label’s parties. Unfortunately his career was paused for 3 years between 2004-2007, since as Israeli he had to serve in the army.
At the end of 2007, Chichke traveled in Southeast Asia and he was playing at many parties in Goa, including as the headliner . . . →Chichke
In August 1998 DJane Anneli became the first female DJ touring Sweden, when she found that she could combine her passion for electronic music with work and began playing Acid-Techno at nightclubs in Sweden. Already in 1994 she discovered the electronic dance music in an underground Goatrance-party!
Now she plays Minimal Tech/Prog/Electro-House around 128 bpm or 140 bpm Psychedelic Trance, the style depends on the organizer’s demands and of course on the people on the . . . →Anneli
Born and raised in the Republic of Kazakhstan, Irina currently resides in San Francisco (USA), where for the last ten years she has released many solo and collaborative projects, most of which explore vocal technique, traditional instrumentation and digital composition, all while taking in the styles of contemporary folk, modern lounge, dub-ambient, tribal psy-trance and Arabic groove. Her talents have brought her onto stage with a diversity of world performers, ranging from Cheb i Sabbah . . . →Irina Mikhailova
Psybient, also known as “Ambient Psy”, “Psychedelic Ambient”, “Ambient Goa”, “Ambient Psytrance” or simply chill out and more commonly within the Goa- Psytrance scene as “Psychill” & “Psydub”, is a genre of electronic music that combines elements of psychedelic trance, ambient, world music, new age and even ethereal wave. It often has many dub influences and can also sound somewhat like glitch.
Psybient pieces are often structured around the concept of creating a “sonic . . . →Psybient
Psychedelic trance, psytrance or just psy (derived from the Ancient Greek word ψυχή “psyche”, mind; soul; breath; spirit) is a form of electronic music characterized by hypnotic arrangements of synthetic rhythms and complex layered melodies created by high temporiffs. It appeared in the around in 1990 as with reporting of the trend of Goa trance.
Psytrance lies at the hardcore, underground end of the diverse trance spectrum. The genre offers variety in terms of mood, . . . →Psychedelic (Goa) Trance
Progressive Trance is a popular sub-genre in trance music and contains elements of house, Techno, and ambient music. By the late 1990s, trance became more focused on the anthemic qualities and melodies, moving away from arpeggiated analog synth patterns. Acoustic elements and spacey pads became popular with compositions leaned towards incremental changes progressive structures. Progressive Trance contains distinctive sounds in many tracks, such as unusual basslines or original synthesized sounds, which generally makes it more . . . →Progressive Trance