Sanathana is Swaroop Guhathakurta, an electronic dance music producer and DJ specialising in styles such as Dub, Fusion, Chillout, Psytrance, Ambient, Techtrance, Darkpsy, IDM and the like. He was born in India in 1978 and grew up in Muscat, Oman. He started music production in 2002 as Psy Dimension in the UK. He began recording music under the name of Sanathana in 2009. (The name is a Sanskrit term which means ‘Eternal’ and the name . . . →Sanathana
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) (Arabic: دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة, Dawlat al-Imārāt al-‘Arabīyah al-Muttaḥidah) is a federation of seven emirates situated in the southeast of the Arabian Peninsula in Southwest Asia on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman and Saudi Arabia. The UAE consists of seven states, termed emirates, which are Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm al-Quwain, Ras al-Khaimah and Fujairah.
The capital and second largest city of the United Arab Emirates is Abu Dhabi. . . . →United Arab Emirates
The Psy music scene is really firing up now in the UAE. Mainly focused in Dubai, two labels have been organizing events with international psy artists an almost weekly basis.
Ravelations Dubai have bought in the likes of AVALON (NANO RECORDS, U.K) Jan 2013, MENOG (Spectral Records, Portugal) Jan 2013, Gust Sievert (Universal Dance Records, Brazil)Jan 2013, KHOPAT (3D Vision Recordings, Hypergate Records, Portugal)Feb 2013, ITAL (Antu Records, Chile) March 2013. Majority of Ravelations’ events . . . → UAE Psychedelic Music Scene
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Due to the commercial culture of the United Arab Emirates and taking into consideration religious laws governing the country, the government are very strict on Drugs and related substances. The psychedelicscene itself is not very big in the country but is growing at a rapid rate. There are two main Psytrance eventsorganizers and they do their best to promote the scene in Dubai. This however is limited to indoor venues. Event . . . → Strong and building up in the UNITED ARAB EMIRATES