2015 sees VANDIT Records – the label intrinsic of producer, DJ and electronic music bastion Paul van Dyk – reach its milestone 15th year. Over the next 9 months, the label will bring fans a run of special singles, EPs, albums & music compilations. Additionally, Berlin’s finest will be celebrating with a 15 Years club tour and other #VANDIT15 focused happenings to mark its decade & a half at the forefront of club & electronic music culture.
Since the label’s launch, VANDIT’s fanbase has grown exponentially through its music releases, which in turn have played a major part in creating and shaping generation-trance. Now, through #VANDIT15, fans of one of the world’s 10 best-selling trance labels (source: beatstats) will have the chance to re-live some of the imprint’s numerous highs, both in-club and at home.
‘The Best Of VANDIT Records’ out through VANDIT April 29th – Pre-order Up Your Copy Here
The first happening in the 15 Years calendar will be the release of ‘The Best Of VANDIT’ – a music compilation containing tracks from a galaxy of studio luminaries.
Featuring a number of big- name pairings, it includes Lange & Gareth Emery’s game changing ‘Another You, Another Me’. And iIf that’s not quite big enough, well how about ‘Eternity’ from Alibi – the first of only two times Dutch giants Armin van Buuren & Tiësto recorded together! There’s also evergreen trance eminence like ‘Synaesthesia’ from The Thrillseekers, Ralphie B’s title-says-it-all ‘Massive’, Nu NRG’s spellbinding ‘Dreamland’ and Jam & Spoon’s Love Parade classic ‘Be.Angeled’. Oh, andI if for any reason you’ve never heard Jose Amnesia’s ‘The Eternal’, Kuffdam & Plant’s ‘Summer Dream’ or ‘POD3’ collaborator FKN’s ‘Why’, well 1) for shame! and 2) auditory redemption is very close at hand!
Artists who have VANDIT hardwired into their careers are of course just as well represented. It wouldn’t — , nay COULDN’T — be a ‘Best Of VANDIT’ without Alex M.O.R.P.H.’s ‘Sunset Boulevard’ or Giuseppe Ottaviani’s ‘Linking People’! There’s also PvD’s 2009 master-blasting rework of ‘For An Angel’ – a track that 20 years after it was first recorded was hailed as the 8th greatest dance release of all time by Mixmag 20 years after it was first recorded.
‘The Best Of VANDIT Records’ is really though just the beginning of an exciting run of events through the end of 2015. now-to-year-end run of events. This summer will see a special not-to-be-missed VANDIT club tour, which will featuringe stars of the label’s past and present, all paying service to the estimable catalogue. The labelVANDIT will also be havinghave a wide range of producers and also take a look, through fresh remix eyes, at many of the tracks that have come to be synonymous with the label.
So Gget ready to revisit some truly timeless music in the best possible way with. #VANDIT15 – it all starts now!
‘The Best Of VANDIT Records’ tracklist:
1. Filo & Peri – Ashley
2. Lange & Gareth Emery – Another You, Another Me
3. Reverse – Distant Destiny
4. Alex MORPH feat. Ana Criado – Sunset Boulevard
5. NU NRG – Dreamland
6. Jose Amnesia – The Eternal
7. FKN – Why
8. Armin van Buuren & Tiesto pres. Alibi – Eternity
9. Giuseppe Ottaviani – Linking People
10. The Thrilseekers – Synaesthesia
11. Ralphie B. – Massive
12. Jam & Spoon feat. Rea – Be.Angeled
13. Paul van Dyk – For An Angel (PvD Remix 09)
14. Kuffdam & Plant – Summerdream
15. David Forbes – Questions Must Be Asked