Trance Music is a genre of Electronic Dance Music that developed back in the early 1990s in Germany. The tempo of trance is usually between 110 and 150 beats per minute and focuses on repeating melodic phrases. For more trance songs, stay tuned on this page for the latest and greatest hits and make sure to check out the other EDM Genres.
Trance Music Sub-Genres
Trance is comprised of many sub-genres such as Classic Trance, Acid Trance, Progressive Trance, Hard Trance, Anthem Trance, Uplifting Trance, Euphoric Trance, Stadium Trance and many more.
Remixes that cross genres…I mean really cross genre’s are an impressive piece of work. Not just rap or hip hop into an EDM track, but two things that sound totally different. Here, an “up and comer” producer by the name of llokee takes one of his favorite tracks, ‘Strings’ by the indie rock band Young The Giant, and turns it into almost trance themed song. If you watch the original performance below, it’s cool to see just how different the two are. Click Play and...read more
Vandit Record’s own Ben Nicky and Thomas Mengel team up to produce this uplifting hit, “Heart Go”. I was personally searching for this track for months after hearing it teased in various Paul Van Dyk sets over the summer and could not be happier it’s finally released. With stunning lyrics by Sue McLaren, the song itself brings nothing but happy vibes with ultra-progressive sounds that move through the entire piece from start to finish. The full release includes two more remixes from Thomas Mengel, both just...read more
In their remix of of Snow Dayy’s “The Tunnel,” Said the Sky have created the most soothing drops you’ve ever heard. It’s hard to pin down where Said the Sky’s tracks live on a map of the EDM world – maybe melodic dubstep, but do we need sub-sub-genres? None of that really matter though. Dynamic balance and a blending of styles alongside a cool vocal line which grounds the anthemic drops makes for a track you’ll want to play over and over again. Be sure to check out this Denver-based...read more
For anyone looking for a fine dose of psy trance, look no further as I have a treat for you. Back in 2012, Magnus released his trance hit “Velvet” on Paul Oakenfold’s underground trance label, Perfecto Fluoro. Trance legend Activa decided to put his touch on the track and recently was recently released as a FREE DOWNLOAD on Soundcloud. One thing that I loved about Velvet’s original was its mysterious sounding breakdown. Activa clearly felt the same and does the original track absolute justice with his atmospheric remix. I highly...read more
Having been around for more than a decade as the UK’s finest trance group, as well as founding the massive trance and progressive record label, Anjunabeats, Above & Beyond opened a new chapter as trance music visionaries with the release of their sophomore album, Group Therapy, in 2011. At face value, Group Therapy was a success for its infectious hits like “Thing Called Love,” “You Got To Go,” and the ubiquitous “Sun and Moon,” but Group Therapy‘s substantial reason for its critical acclaim...read more
Yeah, you read the headline correctly. The veteran producer/DJ, creator of the most popular EDM radio show in the world, A State of Trance, and overall admiral of trance music, is going to be giving away a free track- not only once, but EACH DAY throughout the week- as part of Beatport’s Decade series, celebrating the website’s tenth anniversary with ten weeks of ten different DJs picking their top ten genre-defining tracks. With his career alone being a continuously seminal moment for trance, who better to give you songs cardinal...read more
The duo of Markus Schulz & Ferry Corsten known as The New World Punx are set to play an open-to-close set at Echostage in celebration of Glow’s 15th anniversary. Glow has set the stage as the most successful dance music promotion company in the D.C. area. There’ll be no supporting acts, Markus & Ferry will play open to close, running a 7-hour set from 9:00pm-4:00am. “15 years ago, in March of 1999, a movement was created. It was nothing that Washington, DC had ever seen or experienced before. At last, electronic...read more
Trance Fam….we have your new favorite track of the week. Introducing Airdeep, a talented young fresh face hailing from Ecuador. This progressive track has some serious uplifting vibes that are pieced together by a beautiful melody. This single is a part of a sampler called MGM from Mindgate Music, as they are introducing three new faces to their label. I’m intrigued to hear more from this producer as he’s definitely keeping the trance alive with this stellar...read more
Enhanced has just released the newest installment of their label feature ‘Enhanced Sessions’. Mixed by Estiva and Juventa, the 2 CD or 38 track compilation is chock full of great tunes from the likes of Tritonal, LTN, Fon.Leman and more. I’ve embedded the preview below but I strongly recommend taking a listen through all the previews on itunes. I first started following this compilation around volume 3 (2012) and I’ve been hooked since then, downloading both volumes 1 and 2. If you’re into the more progressive...read more
This past Sunday, EDM Sauce got the chance to go behind the scenes and have a sit down interview with the sensational Markus Schulz and legendary Ferry Corsten, also known as, ‘New World Punx’ at Governors Island Beach Club in NYC. New World Punx talked about performing in NYC, the effects of ghost-writing in the electronic and pop music scene, and what we can expect from this fairly new collaboration. Waiting in line with all of the other media outlets is by far the most nerve racking experience a blogger can go through....read more