The birth of a mouvement in France
GAIA CONCEPT was created with TEKNO- TANZ on December 31th 1990, when Fabrice Rackam owner and artistic director of the DELTA CLUB (located near Fontainebleau, France) organized his first house party together with the musical store BPM.
In twenty-three years, the organization TEKNO-TANZ was able to conquer a very large public by programming more than 150 parties to which 10 were GAIA events.
The spectacular . . . →Gaia Concept
Total Eclipse is a psychedelic trance band founded in Bordeaux France in 1992 by Stéphane Holweck, Serge Souque and Loïc Van Poucke with the first remaining the sole member in present day. Their first tracks appeared on a few compilations in 1993, and by 1994 they had a few singles out with Dragonfly Records and T.I.P. Records. Their first full length album Delta Aquarids and the double CD Violent Relaxation were released in 1995 and . . . →Total Eclipse
The idea behind the Boom in Portugal, is to create a space in this time continuum where people from all over the world can live an alternative reality. It’s a festival dedicated to all free spirits. It’s a celebration of intuition and telepathy as we watch how communication changes along these few days and how in the end there is no more need for words. We are re-born again into a reality of being in . . . →BooM Festival
Psybient, also known as “Ambient Psy”, “Psychedelic Ambient”, “Ambient Goa”, “Ambient Psytrance” or simply chill out and more commonly within the Goa- Psytrance scene as “Psychill” & “Psydub”, is a genre of electronic music that combines elements of psychedelic trance, ambient, world music, new age and even ethereal wave. It often has many dub influences and can also sound somewhat like glitch.
Psybient pieces are often structured around the concept of creating a “sonic . . . →Psybient
Progressive Trance is a popular sub-genre in trance music and contains elements of house, Techno, and ambient music. By the late 1990s, trance became more focused on the anthemic qualities and melodies, moving away from arpeggiated analog synth patterns. Acoustic elements and spacey pads became popular with compositions leaned towards incremental changes progressive structures. Progressive Trance contains distinctive sounds in many tracks, such as unusual basslines or original synthesized sounds, which generally makes it more . . . →Progressive Trance
We call it PSYLECTRO: Psylectro, also known as Minimal (originally, minimal techno) is a form of electronic dance music that is considered a minimalist derivate of techno. It is characterized by a stripped-down aesthetic that exploits the use of repetition, and understated development. This style of dance music production generally adheres to the motto less is more; a principle that has been previously utilized, to great effect, in architecture, design, visual art, and Western art . . . →Psylectro
Psychedelic trance, psytrance or just psy (derived from the Ancient Greek word ψυχή “psyche”, mind; soul; breath; spirit) is a form of electronic music characterized by hypnotic arrangements of synthetic rhythms and complex layered melodies created by high temporiffs. It appeared in the around in 1990 as with reporting of the trend of Goa trance.
Psytrance lies at the hardcore, underground end of the diverse trance spectrum. The genre offers variety in terms of mood, . . . →Psychedelic (Goa) Trance
Passionate about Ambient since the 90s, Opale was invited to play for the first time in the Moroccan desert in 2001 … What a magical performance that was !!
A baptism of fire which since then has made her travel the world, to share her love of ethnic-psychedelic Ambient and passion for the downtempo sounds of the trance scene … Since 2010, the tempo has accelerated and today Opale invite us on an ethnic and . . . →Opale
The Grateful Dead were an American rock band formed in 1965 in Palo Alto, California. Ranging from quintet to septet, the band was known for its unique and eclectic style, which fused elements of country, folk, bluegrass, blues, reggae, rock, improvisational jazz, psychedelia, space rock, for live performances of lengthy instrumental jams, and for their devoted fan base, known as “Deadheads”. “Their music,” writes Lenny Kaye, “touches on ground that most other groups don’t even . . . →Grateful Dead
Shpongle is an English psychedelic music project formed in 1996. The group includes Simon Posford (aka Hallucinogen) and Raja Ram (one third of The Infinity Project). The duo are considered to be one of the progenitors of the psybient genre – a genre combining world music with psychedelic trance and ambient. Their musical style combines traditional music from all over the globe and vocals with contemporary western synthesizer-based psychedelic music. When asked to describe Shpongle’s . . . →Shpongle