Martin Freeland, also known as Man With No Name or by the initials M.W.N.N., is a UK / DJ and producer, one of the very defining artists in the genre having a unique sound of heavy bass lines, raw grooves and explicit melody lines.

Originally a producer, Martin’s long and illustrious career began way back in 1988 when he appeared with several tracks on the collection “Urban Acid” (released by, a sub-label of Polydor, Urban) that sold over 65.000 copies. He followed this by releasing several EPs with techno tracks, but in the early 90’s he changed his sound to .

In 1996 he released his first full-length album “Moment of Truth”, on the early trance label Concept in Dance, including several and tracks, such as “Sugar Rush” which also was released as an EP, including the heavy goa anthem “Teleport”, which instantly has become a classic.

Two years later in 1998, Martin released his second album “Earth Moving the Sun” on Paul Oakenfold’s label Perfecto (East West). The mix of heavy goatrance and melodic trance tracks is still there, but the sound had become less techno influenced, more melodic based and experimental towards .

Two EPs was released from this album, both melodic trance tracks; “The First Day (Horizon)” with vocals from Mark Gardener and “Vavoom!” including house remixes by De Niro.
In the year 2000 the third album “Teleportation” was released, on Dragonfly Records. Martin had returned to the label he left in the middle of the 90’s. “Teleport”, “Sly-Ed”, “Lunar Cycle” and “Neuro Tunnel” are tracks that were previously released and reappear on this album.
Martin had also returned a bit to the sound of his first album that is more techno influenced thicker and heavier.

The latest album “Interstate Highway” was released in 2003 on Dragonfly Records. The sound of his music had taken a radical change towards the psytrance scene, lighter grooves and transparent sounding textures.

After the release of “Interstate Highway” Martin had released a few stand alone tracks that only appears on compilations; “String Theory”, “Critical Mass”, “Dirty Trick”, and certainly more to come.

Martin has also remixed a lot of tracks through his career, some to mention; These Are The Days by Human Leauge, Schoneberg by Marmion, Moonraker by Disco Volante and Octopus by Art Of Trance.

Official website www.manwithnoname.co.uk.

Edited by tockxicques on 21 May 2012, 13:45

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