Archive | December, 2012

END OF THE YEAR 2012 SPECIAL: TOP 10 PROGRESSIVE HOUSE COUNTDOWN

26 Dec

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Thanks for joining EDM Charts for the 2012 End of the Year Countdown of the Top 10 Progressive House Tracks. As we all get ready to welcome in 2013, it’s time to reflect on what was accomplished in 2012. Read up on the top tracks and also take a listen to the mix with additional commentary on the Soundcloud link within the article.

1. SWEDISH HOUSE MAFIA “GREYHOUND” [ORIGINAL MIX] (VIRGIN UK) Release Date: 2012-3-12#1_shm

Rating: ★★★★★

Genre: Progressive House

Origin: Sweden

Description: It’s hard to think of a higher anticipated track of 2012 from other than the biggest EDM group on the planet in Swedish House Mafia. This track not only garnered the attention of EDM fans, but it also caught the eyes of Absolut Vodka, as it became part of their huge marketing campaign. This song is pure genius and showcases the groups diverseness.

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END OF THE YEAR 2012 SPECIAL: TOP 10 TRANCE COUNTDOWN

26 Dec

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Thanks for joining EDM Charts for the 2012 End of the Year Countdown of the Top 10 Trance Tracks. As we all get ready to welcome in 2013, it’s time to reflect on what was accomplished in 2012. Read up on the top tracks and also take a listen to the mix with additional commentary on the Soundcloud link within the article.

1. GARETH EMERY, CHRISTINA NOVELLI “CONCRETE ANGEL” [JOHN O’CALLAGHAN REMIX] (GARUDA) Release Date: 2012-3-12#4_gareth

Rating: ★★★★★

Genre: Trance

Origin: UK, Ireland

Description: There’s no argument this year that hands down “Concrete Angel” is the top trance track of 2012. This specific remix by Irishman John O’Callaghan adds a separate piano bridge and is sped up to O’Callaghan’s tailored style. Christina Novelli’s vocals are perfect and help bring the track to life. There’s no wonder why Gareth Emery is consistently in top #20 grouping of DJs.

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WEEKLY TOP ELECTRONIC CHARTS: DECEMBER 2012, VOL. 83

21 Dec

It’s almost Christmas and EDM Charts has plenty of gifts for you! Mat Zo & Porter Robinson show why it’s “easy” to be #1. James Zabiela makes us all better with some “healing”. 7 Skies & Mike Koglin give us some clear “vision”.

1. MAT ZO, PORTER ROBINSON “EASY” [EXTENDED MIX] (MoS/ANJUNABEATS) Release Date: 2012-12-17edmcharts_easy_matzoporter

Rating: ★★★★★

Genre: Progressive House

Origin: UK, USA

Description: Two of the youngest studs in the game get together to produce one of the best hits of December and a great way to cap off 2012! “Easy” is a collaborative piece that represents both Robinson and Zo’s personal styles. It is a progressive house hit that is smooth and captivating. These DJs are the future of EDM and fans should be proud of it.

Reminds Us Of: “Language” – Porter Robinson

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WEEKLY TOP ELECTRONIC CHARTS: DECEMBER 2012, VOL. 82

16 Dec

Happy Holidays EDM Charts fans! Jaytech’s remix of “Multiverse” showcases trance at its best. Jack Beats gives fans something to “love”. Basto makes it rain with “Stormchaser”.

1. JAYTECH “MULTIVERSE” [AUDIEN REMIX] (ANJUNABEATS) Release Date: 2012-12-10edmcharts_multiverse_jaytech

Rating: ★★★★★

Genre: Trance

Origin: Australia

Description: Jaytech makes the #1 spot on EDM Charts for the second time in 2012. The remix of “Multiverse” in no other words is simply brilliant. Audien, the up and coming trance producer from the US does a great job manipulating the track and giving it silky smooth feel. If you had to define this track in one word it would be “uplifting”.

Reminds Us Of: “Synergy” – Jaytech

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EDM CHARTS’ EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW | AMBA SHEPHERD

13 Dec

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One of the hottest up and coming vocalists is Australian song bird Amba Shepherd. Having come on the scene most recently being featured on vocals with Dyro and Hardwell, Shepherd has clearly made a name for herself. EDM Charts takes a few minutes to catch up and see what has been going on with Shepherd. Keep reading to learn even more about this great upcoming star!

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WEEKLY TOP ELECTRONIC CHARTS: DECEMBER 2012, VOL. 81

5 Dec

Happy December EDM Charts fans! Above & Beyond produce pure gold with the new remix of “Alchemy”. Hardwell shoots for the sun with “Apollo”. Ronski Speed looks to clear minds with “Sanity”.

1. ABOVE & BEYOND, ZOE JOHNSTON “ALCHEMY” [MYON & SHANE 54 REDEMPTION MIX] (ANJUNABEATS) Release Date: 2012-12-3edmcharts_alchemy_a&b

Rating: ★★★★★

Genre: Progressive House

Origin: UK

Description: After Above & Beyond’s massive album release of Group Therapy, “Alchemy” is one single that really stood out. Thanks to Hungarian producers Myon & Shane 54, their new remix is killer. It adds a darkened feel to the original which is much more friendly towards a club. Zoe Johnston has become the go to female vocalist for A&B, and she never disappoints, especially not on this #1 single.

Reminds Us Of: “Alchemy” – Above & Beyond, Zoe Johnston

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WEEKLY TOP ELECTRONIC CHARTS: NOVEMBER 2012, VOL. 80 — SPECIAL 80s EDITION

4 Dec

To help celebrate the 80th Volume, EDM Charts is doing a special 80s edition! It features huge 80s singles from YES, Kim Carnes, New Order, The Clash & Depeche Mode. In addition, we feature the top song of the current week from Feenixpawl & Quilla. Also, for the month of December our resident DJ Royski will be away, so filling in will be site contributor Alexander Gutnik on the mixes, which for this month can be found at EDMCharts.com on Soundcloud.

1. FEENIXPAWL, QUILLA “UNIVERSE” [ORIGINAL MIX] (NEON RECORDS) Release Date: 2012-11-23edmcharts_universe_feenixpawl

Rating★★★★★

Genre: Progressive House

Origin: Australia

Description: What a great single to end off the month of November. Feenixpawl is a DJ duo from Australia made up of Aden Forte and Josh Soon. They’re name really came on to the scene after their marvelous remix of “In My Mind” from Ivan Gough. “Universe” features a great instrument made up of a classy piano riff blended into a pounding synth bassline. Quilla, an upcoming female vocalist from Montreal, shine on the track with her smooth as silk vocals.

Reminds Us Of: “Walls” – Sultan & Ned Shepard, Quilla

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