Tiesto, Armin Van Buuren, Above and Beyond, Paul Van Dyk, Paul Oakenfold, Cosmic Gate, and Ferry Corsten are traditionally popular choices for best trance DJs, and have had longevity within both the dance, and Trance music scenes. In more recent years, we see names such as Markus Schulz, Sean Tyas, John O’Callaghan, and Aly & Fila building massive presence alongside them.
Going back, some of the best trance songs are considered to be:
Tiesto- Adagio for Strings, Rank 1- Airwave/ LED There be Light, Paul Van Dyk- For an Angel, and Art of Trance- Madagascar.
Some of the best trance albums are considered to be:
Tiesto- In Search of Sunrise Series, Above & Beyond- Tri-State, Armin Van Buuren- Imagine/ Mirage, Paul Oakenfold- Tranceport, and Ministry of Sound- Trance Nation Series.
Popular record labels, which may be considered best for trance and dance are: Armada Music, Spinnin Records, Black Hole Recordings, Anjunabeats, and Ultra Records. Some of these also have subsidiaries, which are well known amongst listeners.
Some of the best online radio stations to listen to Trance music are:
Digitally Imported FM (Trance Channel), which hosts the shows of many of the world’s largest Trance DJs, including Armin Van Buuren, Ferry Corsten, and Above & Beyond. Afterhours FM is a radio station dedicated to trance music only, and hosts the shows of many popular trance DJs, including, Sean Tyas, Aly & Fila, and Markus Schulz. The majority of Trance radio shows are made available for download from itunes, as monthly/ weekly Podcasts, prior to them airing.
The best trance events and parties are held all around the world, the majority of which are:
Gatecrasher, Sensation White, Trance Energy, EDC, Godskitchen, Luminosity, A State of Trance, Bal en Blanc, and Full Moon Party. Each of these Trance events leave trance lovers with that emotional feeling that is indescribable.