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Why We Love Trance Music

by Wes on March 6, 2011 · 0 comments

What Makes Great Trance Music?

“Trance” as we know today, traced back its origin from the UK Dance music scene in 1998. Since then, there have been a lot of success stories from DJs and many producers who tried writing and playing Trance Music- music that has been inspired by Trance Foundations.

At present, Trance music is everywhere and it’s already in different forms. But what really is Trance Music? Let’s take a look what makes a great Trance Music by examining all the similarities and compositions found on all of its variations.

What is Trance Music and what should i listen to?

In general, the typical Trance production is composed of 140BPM, with drawn out breakdowns and powerful melodies combined and mixed to bring out an intense climax. There are also variations, for instance, Modern Trance Music. They are more melodic, with emphasis on progression, vocal or commercial than others with variations in the arrangement also.

To give you a good idea of what typical Trance sound is, try to listen to the released materials of some productions professionals who already had their mark in using this genre, namely, DJ Tiesto, Ferry Corsten, Armin van Buuren and Paul Van Dyk.

With their humble beginning is where the material of these electronic artists such as Tangerine Dream, Klaus Schulze, Jean Michelle Jarre and Vangelis were inspired.

By listening to some recent Trance productions and those from the mentioned Trance artists, numerous variations can come about. It really entails creativity and dedication to be bring out a new variation.

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