Winter Edition 2018
Saturday 27th of January 2018

21:00 – 22:30: The Blizzard [Biography, Listen]
22:30 – 00:00: Daniel van Sand [Biography, Listen]
00:00 – 02:00: Robert Nickson [Biography, Listen]
02:00 – 03:00: Bariuz [Biography, Listen]

Previous events

Fall Edition 2017

Audioleap (Uplifting trance)
Jürgen Hutmacher (Psy-trance)
Freeloop (Hardtrance classics)
AstroFegs (Uplifting trance)
Arctos (Progressive trance)

Summer Edition 2017

20:00 – 21:00 Terje D B2B Ilirea
21:00 – 22:00 The Blizzard B2B Marius N
22:00 – 23:00 Robinson
23:00 – 00:30 Radion6
00:30 – 02:00 Misja Helsloot
02:00 – 03:00 Al X

Winter Edition 2017

21:00 – 22:00 Marius N b2b Arctos & Ilirea [Tech and Progressive Trance]
22:00 – 22:45 Astrofegs [Uplifting Trance]
22:45 – 23:45 Locus [Psy and TechTrance]
23:45 – 00:30 Van Dresen [Progressive and Uplifting Trance]
00:30 – 01:30 The Blizzard [Progressive Trance]
01:30 – 02:15 Freeloop b2b KrissO [Trance Classics]
02:15 – 03:00 Eich [Uplifting Trance]

 

The Blizzard

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The Norwegian duo The Blizzard consists of DJ-producer Lars Nyheim and composer-keyboardist Tore Vatle Jensen. In 2007, the mysterious and deep sound of their debut single "Kalopsia" created a massive hype in the trance and progressive scene. Armin van Buuren, Ferry Corsten, Gareth Emery, Andy Moor, Above & Beyond, Markus Schulz and even Tiësto supported the track, leading to a huge release on Dutch super label Armada Music. What a great start!

Today The Blizzard are well-known contributors from Armada's core roster. They have proven to be an act that never disappoints when it comes to maintaining the quality and consistency of their distinctive sound, as they only release music that is memorable and that has something unique to offer. Their music is packed with wonderful details and has been described as a journey of beauty and discovery. No wonder the world's #1 DJ, Armin van Buuren, dubbed the duo "The Masters of Progressive Trance" and described their music as a "melodic piece of art." Armin also included productions from The Blizzard on his highly acclaimed ASOT compilation -- incredibly -- seven years in a row.

As for remixing, the duo has a remarkable ability to turn a track into something magical. Each and every remix requires countless studio hours and is like a painting in wave form: often with hundred of layers of sounds, including arpeggios, textures, glitches, bass, drums, guitars, effects and vocals. For an example of one of their most elaborate and acclaimed works to date, we invite you to listen to "The Doppler Effect - Beauty Hides In The Deep (The Blizzard Intro Remix)." Moreover, Armin is so impressed with The Blizzard's sound, he has personally requested their remix touch on three of his tracks: "In and Out of Love" (feat. Sharon den Adel), "Take A Moment" (feat. Winter Kills) and "Breathe In Deep" (feat. Fiora).

The radio show "Point Zero with The Blizzard" is the duo's way of showcasing their favorite tunes. Thousands of subscribers download the show to listen to the best in progressive music, exclusive world premieres, and creative mashups. Visit their Soundcloud page (Soundcloud.com/Theblizzard) or search in iTunes to listen.

Having DJ gigs is a natural consequence of releasing great music and having a wonderful radio show. While Tore is in the studio jamming that keyboard, Lars is busy providing rhythms, melodies and bass to dance floors across the globe - Russia, USA, South-Korea, Indonesia, Ukraine, Colombia, Hungary, Holland, to name a few. Lars loves to travel and give something special back to The Blizzard's fans.

Listen: https://www.beatport.com/artist/the-blizzard/54416

Daniel Van Sand

Music producer, DJ, and trance music enthusiast alike, Daniel van Sand [Armada Music, Raz Nitzan] is truly one to acknowledge. And his sound is surely something to endorse. Ranging from future favourite-originals to hard hitting remixes of both well known, and underrated classics. It’s safe to say Daniel promises a trip through trance music in his own style - surely a night you’ll never forget.

Listen: https://www.beatport.com/artist/daniel-van-sand/117388

Robert Nickson

Nickson. RNX. Spiral... names known all too well to Trance music aficionados behind the decks and on the dancefloor. For more than a decade his productions have defined a genre and he is recognised by both Armin van Buuren & Mixmag as the one who wrote the book on Uplifting Trance.

But who is Robert Nickson?
At first glance you may see just another producer from dance music's cultural home. Whilst his musical influences certainly developed in the Netherlands, Robert’s background is a multi-national affair. Born to an English father and Norwegian mother, his perception of the world naturally become quite broad and unique - perhaps why, when it came to music, his ideas were instantly ahead of the curve.

From the timeless 2004 record 'Spiral' to more recent masterpieces such as 'Everest' & 'Touchdown', Nickson has continually grown his mountain of fans, counting many of the world's leading DJs among them. Global headliners Armin van Buuren, Paul van Dyk, Tiësto and Above & Beyond are just some of the tastemakers who have been broadcasting his productions for over a decade.

"If you ever have to explain to your parents what trance music is, play 'Spiral' by Robert Nickson"
- Armin Van Buuren

Any living soul who can produce music of this calibre should be no stranger to the stage and Robert is no exception. His DJ style, whilst authentic and without need for flashy stage effects, takes listeners on an ethereal journey beyond the realm of consciousness.

"When you die and go to Trance heaven, this is what they'll be playing in the arrivals lounge"
- Mixmag review of Spiral

Having toured all corners of the earth from London to Los Angeles, Sydney to San Francisco and beyond, Nickson has refined the raw edge that made his original sound and DJ sets so palpable. Despite ever-changing dancefloor trends, he has continued to bestow upon us the extraordinary. In fact, a quick look at his gig diary and release schedule shows us this melodic mastermind is very much in the prime of his career.

Over the last 12-18 months Robert Nickson has reminded us that in an age of super-festivals, with all their visual spectacle, there is simply no replacement for genuinely touching music. His updated version of debut hit 'Out There' stood proud among the top of the Beatport Trance chart for weeks. Once again the Nickson name was splashed across every major compilation album (ASOT 2016, Pure Trance Vol.5, FSOE #450, Grotesque etc.) He even found time to co-write the 'Essence' album and create a unique LIVE experience with long-term collaborator Re:Locate.

With such an extensive back catalogue and air-miles balance one would be forgiven for assuming Robert Nickson has already celebrated his illustrious career. However, with even more live performances, festival appearances and a new RNX album on the horizon, you can be sure the best is yet to come from this noble producer.
To keep up to date with Robert Nickson, hear the latest music and see where he is performing visit www.ROBERTNICKSON.com

For booking enquiries email:
info@weareonepr.com

Listen: https://www.beatport.com/artist/robert-nickson/2201

Bariuz (Blue Soho, Cyberdyne Club)

Well established producer Bjørn Marius Borg recently hit the international Trance scene with his solo act Bariuz, when he took a deep dive into uplifting trance together with US producer ExoSun. Their releases on Blue Soho, How Trance Works & Trance All-Stars Records have been supported by big hitters like Armin Van Buuren, Gareth Emery and Solarstone.

Listen: https://www.beatport.com/track/timelines-original-mix/9553583