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Top 40 Dance/Electronica Singles of 2015 (#10-1)

Finishing our year-end countdown of the best dance/electronica singles of 2015 (40-31 is here, 30-21 is here, 20-11 is here), let’s cover the Top 10. 10) Chet Faker feat. Banks “1998” Originally released on Chet Faker’s 2014 debut Built on Glass, the brooding electro-soul of “1998” was given a new and even more sensual lease on life this year, thanks to the addition of sultry alt-R&B chanteuse Banks. 9) Shura […]

above & beyond we are all we need

Above & Beyond ‘We Are All We Need’ – Album Review

Anjunabeats (2015)

Following their attempt to take trance music upmarket with last year’s Acoustic (an unplugged collaboration with a 24-piece orchestra recorded at Los Angeles’ Greek Theatre), trance legends Jono Grant, Tony McGuinness and Paavo Siljamaki, aka Above and Beyond, return to more familiar territory for their fourth studio effort, We Are All We Need. Packed with skyscraping choruses, uplifting synth hooks and Balearic beats, the follow-up to Acoustic is unlikely to […]

Above and Beyond Acoustic

Above & Beyond “Acoustic” – Album Review

Anjunabeats (2014)

Following on from their triumphant sold-out shows at London’s Porchester Hall and Los Angeles’ Greek Theatre last year, trance veterans Above & Beyond now continue their unlikely love-in with all things unplugged for their fourth studio album, Acoustic. Renowned for its thumping four-to-the-floor beats and soaring hands-in-the-air synths, the British trio’s genre of choice seems an unusual fit to receive such a stripped-back treatment. But the group have always placed […]