February 2012

SAtrancefamily Special Guest Set No.9 - Pierre Pienaar

Feb
20
 
This is the 9th edition in the SAtrancefamily 'Special Guest Set' series
 
Pierre Pienaar or P.H.A.T.T. as he is professionally known, hails from Windhoek, Namibia and has become quite a prominent and respected DJ/Producer, synonymous with productions of the highest professional standard.
 
With a number of original releases and remixes to his name it's no surprise that the 27yr old has been signed to labels like Universal, EMI, Sony/BMG, Be yourself Music, Nukleuz, Tidy, Monster Tunes, Waterworld, Planet Traxx and Dave Joy’s Phoenix Recordings over the last few years.
 
This is certainly one Southern African Producer to keep a close eye on as he rises to the highest heights in Trance.
 
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SAtrancefamily Special Guest Set No.8 - Sourcee

Feb
10


Sourcee
This is the 8th edition in the SAtrancefamily 'Special Guest Set' series

Sourcee, or Rômulo Medeiros as known to friends and family, is pioneering Trance in Brazil - With a total of 20 productions in 2011 and having signed with 6 respected labels, this 24yr old has made a quick and big impact on international Trance 

After hearing his remix of 'Dirkie Coetzee & Unique DJ ft Litsa - C'est La Vie' and his production 'Tick Tock', also with South African vocalist 'Litsa', we had to get in touch with this up and coming DJ/Producer to find out more about him 

Sourcee has been supported by the likes of Richard Durand, James Grant, Jaytech, Ruben de Ronde, Markus Schulz, Myon & Shane54 and Andy Moor via their podcasts & radio shows 

Find Sourcee here; 

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Total Abstraction wins our "Epic Trance" competition!

Feb
06

Total Abstraction

After a month of entries from INCREDIBLY talented DJs around South Africa we have finally scored the 20 minute mini-mixes received and we have a winner! 

But first we need to thank each participant for taking the time & effort to put something special together for this SAtrancefamily 'Epic Trance' competition. 

We want to stress that just because you may not have won it certainly doesn't mean you're not a good DJ with great potential, considering how close the final scores were we expect to be seeing and hearing more from each of you that entered, and we hope you'll be entering again in our future 'Epic Trance' competitions. 

So, without further ado we're very excited and proud to announce Tim Lai and Aadil Mayat 'Total Abstraction' as the winners, CONGRATULATIONS guys! 

Find them here:

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SAtrancefamily Special Guest Set No.7 - Anton Nathrass

Feb
05

Anton Nathrass

This is the 7th edition in the SAtrancefamily 'Special Guest Set' series. 

To our South African followers Anton needs no introduction, but for those of you all over the world, this is a little bit about him; 

Anton started his career in DJing straight out of high school in 1998 and launched the country's first online vinyl store. From 1999 to 2010 he held residencies for 9 clubs & events organisers including E.S.P and Origin. He has DJ'ed alongside the likes of Armin van Buuren, Ferry Corsten, Tiesto, Cosmic Gate, The Thrillseekers, Kyau & Albert and 4 Strings, to name a few. 

His regular Podcast entitled 'Digital Enlightenment' is arguably the finest South African produced show. 

Find Anton here; 

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SAtrancefamily Special Guest Set No.6 - George Le Rouge

Feb
04

George Le Rouge

This is the 6th edition in the SAtrancefamily 'Special Guest Set' series 

The 20yr old Giorgio Rindonone (George le Rouge) is a very talented & passionate DJ/Producer hailing from Rome, Italy. At the young age of 16 he started experimenting with Dj'ing and a year later he begun fulfilling his desire to create his own productions. 

George was very quickly signed to Subtraxx Recordings after his talent was discovered by the label and he has released 7 tracks and worked on numerous Remix projects too, one of which recently of an all South African production 'Dirkie Coetzee & Unique DJ ft. Litsa - C'est La Vie'. 

This set also marks George's inaugural Episode of his new Podcast 'The Hand of Trance' 

Find George here;

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SAtrancefamily Special Guest Set No.5 - Dirkie Coetzee

Feb
03


Dirkie CoetzeeThis is the 5th edition in the SAtrancefamily 'Special Guest Set' series. 

Dirkie Coetzee started his career in EDM as a bedroom DJ back in 1999 at the tender age of 16. After spending a few years honing his mixing skills at night club events and on radio shows around Southern Africa, he decided to pursue his interest in producing. 

With no formal training in music theory or any kind of music production in general, Dirkie learned the art of producing by scouring online for any articles & tutorials he could find. After years of trial & error he refined his skills as a producer to create the magical sounds you hear in his music today. 

Find Dirkie here;

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Dirkie...
Twitter - https://twitter.com/DirkieCoetzee
Website - http://www.dirkiecoetzeemusic.co.za/

We hope you enjoy this Special Guest Set and encourage you to leave your comments on our Facebook Page as well as Tweet us with a #SAtrancefamily tag :o)

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SAtrancefamily Special Guest Set No.4 - Jason Van Wyk

Feb
02


Jason Van WykThis is the 4th edition in the SAtrancefamily 'Special Guest Set' series 

This 21yr old South African born Producer/DJ has sky-rocketed in popularity with his creative & forward thinking approach to music. Recently Jason has been supported by industry greats like Armin van Buuren (A State of Trance), Tiesto (Club Life), Above & Beyond (Trance Around The World), Ferry Corsten, Paul Oakenfold and Sander van Doorn 

He has produced work for labels such as Sony, Warner and Black Hole to name a few, with remix credits to his name from artists such as Grammy award nominee BT, Kirsty Hawkshaw and First State 

This young man is as focused & dedicated as they come to what he does best 

Find Jason here;

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/jvwmusic
Twitter - https://twitter.com/jason_van_wyk
Website - http://www.jasonvanwyk.com/

We hope you enjoy this Special Guest Set and encourage you to leave your comments on our Facebook Page as well as Tweet us with a #SAtrancefamily tag :o)

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SAtrancefamily Special Guest Set No.3 - Derek The Bandit

Feb
01


Derek The BanditThis is the 3rd edition in the 'SAtrancefamily Special Guest Set' series.

Derek The Bandit (DTB) pioneered the South African dance music scene starting in the early 90's - Over the last 22yrs he's presented the biggest EDM radio show on the flagship National Radio Station (5FM) called 'The World of Dance', released various successful dance compilation albums and headlined some of the biggest dance events in the country.

Derek currently calls the Isle of Man home where he hosts a radio show on 3FM.

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SAtrancefamily Special Guest Set No.2 - DJ Kidd Kurrupt

Feb
01


DJ Kidd KurruptThis is the 2nd edition in the 'SAtrancefamily Special Guest Set' series.

For this set we bring you an International flavour in the form of 'DJ Kidd Kurrupt' - Quincy Simms Ortiz is from Maryland, United States and was very eager to support the SAtrancefamily when hearing of the #SpecialGuestSet initiative and after hearing his work we just had to have a set.

He recently produced guest sets for the 'Egypt Trance Family' and 'Trance Africa' and also keeps himself busy with his own productions.

Check out DJ Kidd Kurrupt's guest sets on his MixCloud Page: DJ kiddkurrupt and his other productions via his Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/DJ-Kid...


You can also follow him on Twitter: http://twitter.com/djkiddkurrupt

We hope you enjoy this Special Guest Set and we encourage you to leave your comments on our Facebook Page as well as Tweet us with a #SAtrancefamily tag.

"Play it Loud and make us Proud" :o)

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SAtrancefamily Special Guest Set No.1 - Unique DJ

Feb
01


Unique DJThis is the 1st edition in the 'SAtrancefamily Special Guest Set' series. 

We very proudly bring you the inaugural release mixed by South African DJ & Producer 'Unique DJ' - Frikkie Mels, as he is known by his friends and family, has produced his own original productions, worked on collaborations with other producers and been entrusted with the responsibility of injecting his style & flavour into a number of remix projects. 

Please show your support and check out Unique DJ on his Website:www.UniqueDJ.co.za Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Unique.deejay and Twitter: https://twitter.com/UniqueDj

You can also find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SAtrancefamily and Twitter: 
http://twitter.com/SAtrancefamily

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