Having made his debut in the world renowned DJ Mag Top 100 at 32 in 2006, before climbing 19 places to No.13 in 2008’s poll, and in the following year 2009, Sander van Doorn reached 10th place; sandwiched between Gareth Emery and ATB, the fast rise of Sander van Doorn is a testament to his raw talent and dedication. In just seven years he’s clocked up more dance floor destroyers, sell out gigs and awards than most artists do in a lifetime… and his journey is still in its infancy.
There are 3 artists/bands thats been using the name Perfect Stranger: psy trance producer Yuli Fershtat, country music group from Texas, US, and metal band from Sweden. 1. Perfect Stranger is Yuli Fershtat, born 1970 also well known under the guise of <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/BLT" class="bbcode_artist">BLT</a>. He is a musician and a graduate in Acupuncture and Herbal Therapy. In Yuli's resume there are 4 full length artist albums and quite a few single tracks released on numerous compilations and EP's in Israel and around the world the last few years.
Bart Claessen (also known under the pseudonym Barthezz) was born in the Netherlands on January 22nd, 1980, always loved music and got his first piano lessons at the age of seven. Impressed by electronic music at the end of the nineties, he worked hard during high school to buy his first studio equipment: a synth, a sampler, an Atari computer and a small mixer. With this equipment, he changed the attic of his parental house into a small studio and there it all began..
Dash Berlin is the future. Dash Berlin is a true DJ at heart with a profound passion for the comprehensive culture of dance music. He is often described as an invigorating and charismatic newcomer, with the unique ability to leave a long-lasting impression upon his audience well after the night is over. Dash is one of those rare individuals that seems to understand the unwritten laws of the nightclub by nature.
Markus Schulz is a German progressive trance producer renowned for his unique style of dark, brooding yet melodic productions and DJ sets. He is head of his own label Coldharbour Recordings in co-operation with Armada and he is infamous for surprising his fans with his own edits and reconstructions of well-known songs. He is currently living in Miami, Florida ------------------- Markus Schulz is a man on a mission. He dreams of meeting the world. This dream just might be possible. Currently number 8 on the DJ Mag Top 100 DJ’s Poll and 5th on the TranceAddict.
Artem Stolyarov, or Arty for short, is one of a rising breed of Russian trance producers now starting to make their mark on the scene.
The Moscow-based producer's tracks pop up all over the place, although it's probably with the succession of vinyl he's delivered on the Anjunabeats label that he's most closely associated.
This year, his clean, uplifting sound has made him new friends in both the pure trance and house fanbases, no small part of which was down to another fan, one Ferry Corsten, picking up on a track he made under another of his alter egos, Alpha 9.
Progressive psytrance-act formed in 2010 by Reshef from <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Quantize" class="bbcode_artist">Quantize</a> and <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Sheff" class="bbcode_artist">Sheff</a> with lots of upcoming releases. <a href="http://www.myspace.com/reshefhook" rel="nofollow">http://www.myspace.com/reshefhook</a>
Phony Orphants are Jeppe Ornkilde (DJ Jeppe) and Mikael Dahlgaard (DJ Emok), a progressive psytrance-group from Denmark. They created Iboga studio in Copenaghen, releasing their firsts works on Transient, Plastik Park, Plusquam and so on. Collaborating with some of the most interesting Scandinavian artists, such as Beat Bizarre, Refer Decree and much more, they finally created Iboga Records, which they also manage.
Ørjan Nilsen, born the 14th of June 1982 in Kirkenes in Norway, started his interest in music at an early age. He started banging on drum sets at the age of 1 and was thoroughly instructed by his father and brother for the first 9 years of his life. At the age of 7, Ørjan got his first keyboard, and started to practice on it every single day for the next couple of years, but started to think this little keyboard lacked what he was looking for... And then it began...