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  • THE TRANCE JOURNAL - PART 2 - THE BIG COUNTDOWN

    16 May 2008, 10:01 by Addicted2Melody

    THE TRANCE JOURNAL - (PART 2)
    THE BIG COUNTDOWN - MY 150 GREATEST TRANCE TUNES (92-07)

    Ok, so let's imagine someone new to trance, the type of person I euphemistically describe as the "outsider", has stumbled across PART 1 of this trance journal. They may now understand a bit better how trance works. Hopefully, it's dispelled a few myths. They may even be interested in giving the genre a try. But where the hell do you begin? While the concept is growing year on year within trance, the genre itself is not really based around the idea of the "artist album", so it's not just a case of getting a list of "reputable" trance producers and downloading their albums. Nor do I think it's enough to get one of the countless "best of" compilations that are released year on year as, despite the obvious stuff, they'll probably be missing material that has never entered the mainstream or been picked up on by the larger, compilation pushing labels. …