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  • THAT WAS 2009 – THE YEAR IN CHARTS

    16 Dec 2009, 21:52 by Addicted2Melody

    THAT WAS 2009 – THE YEAR IN CHARTS

    2009 draws to a close and yet again my all-embracing, all-inclusive and all-rambling review of the year’s electronic music returns – wordier than ever before... Slightly earlier than I'd planned, but isn't that always the way.

    On a personal level, it’s been a strangely disappointing year, so, this year more than ever, it’s been music and DJing keeping me going and giving life its colour. Trance, in particular, has been truly stunning this year, maybe better than it’s been since the “golden era” of 98-01. And that high standard itself has both kept me sane and yet at times driven me to states of embarrassing over-excitement and needless intoxication – something I’m sure most of my fellow trance addicts, Shpongloids and borderline paranoiacs can relate to. Whether this is my prediction that trance would improve in the final years of the decade coming true or just me looking a lot harder I’m not sure, but I’m still convinced trance fans, from both uplifting and techy ends of the spectrum…