Spirit of Squamish Mix
Killer Epic Trance Mix

Wow, after a terrible experience on Saturday trying to mix with CDJs, it felt great to lay down a killer epic journey for tonight’s podcast. It’s got the melodic and uplifting breakdowns, some stomping hard beats that deliver when they’re supposed to, and some throwback remixes of some classic trance anthems including I Feel Love by CRW and a remix of Urban Hype’s A Trip to Trumpton by Toryn D. This is the set inspired by the Spirit of Squamish where the circle once again returned to gather on Saturday. It was so good to see so many old friends and, as always, make a few new ones too!

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dj Smiley Mike Killer Epic Trance Mix

A.S.Y.S. – No More F*****g Rock’n'Roll
Ram – Godspeed (Fabio Stein Uprise Mix)
Fabio Stein – Agent of Chaos
Mallorca Lee – Medication Vacation (Fabio Stein’s Uprise Re-interpretation)
Mike Nichol – Tweak
Phil Reynolds & Ben Bennett – Progress (dj Smiley Mike Epicrediable Remix)
Energy 52 – Cafe del Mar (Marco V Remix)
Outdare! – Live Today (Parks & Wilson’s AnnexeDub)
John Askew – How Can I Put This (Fabio Stein Remix)
Ben Nicky – Catapult (Fabio Stein’s Uprise Mix)
CRW – I Feel Love (P.H.A.T.T. Remix)
Nick Rowland – Galactica
Geezk & G.R.G. – Madcake (dj Smiley Mike Smashed & Broken Remix)
Activa vs. eGYPT – Transmission of Spoken Words (dj Smiley Mike Epicane Mashup)
Kaylab – Here We Go (Jam-X Remix)
Toryn D – Trip to Trumpton

As usual, recorded live in a single take using Serato 2.0 with vinyl control records.

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Possibly my Best Trance Mix in 6 Months

Well, it’s definitely better than most of the shows in the past 6 months. I’ve had some good parts of shows but there always seems to be some considerable screw-up that keeps me from posting the mix in the sidebar as a featured podcast.

The first mix is likely the shakiest and as the show goes on it just gets better and better until the last 45 minutes are really solid.

The first half is more deep pulsing layered trance that slowly builds. The second half is a little harder and a little more epic with some big ups and downs and several trance anthem remixes from over the years.

dj Smiley Mike Tracklist:

First Life – The Feeling the Day Before
POB & Taylor – Aura
Max Graham – Falling Together
Habersham & Numinous – Rhetorical Question – Chris Micrli Mix
dj Eyal – xtacy 1999
Don Grossinger – White Label
Judge Jules & BK – I Don’t Know
Cliff Tangredi – Shimmer

dj Caddyshack Tracklist:

Blue Amazon – No Other Love – Deniro Mix 1
White Label – Numb – Nick Muirs Mix
Spider vs Marc Van Bekkum – One – Tribe Tech Mix
Flash Brothers featuring Tiff Lacey – Stay – Noel Sanger Remix
Talla 2XLC – Love’s Coming Down – Dumonde Remix
Ian Van Dahl – Inspiration – Peter Luts Mix
Nick Sentience – Transcender
Paul Van Dyk – We Are Alive – Breathless Mix
Miss Shiva – Dreams – Humate Remix
Three Drives – Greece 2000 – Leama & James Davis Mix
Chac featuring Chilli Gold – 7 Years – Grinder Vox for the Box Remix

Fresh Trance Trax

Lots of fresh trance this week although some of it was previewed last week. First half of the show went down much smoother than the second half. More vocal trance than I usually play, but several of these vocal tracks don’t overdo it and they still have a rougher electro feel to them so they seem to satisfy my taste. Two of the new records that are already standing out to me are the Judge Jules and BK collaboration on Riot Recordings. You might recognize BK from some of the Nukleuz tracks I play in the Hard Trance sets. The other is the┬áPeter Luts Remix of Inspiration.

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Tracklist First Half:

Polar – Polar Soul – Kobyashi Remix
Transa – Supernova
Judge Jules & BK – I Don’t Know
Habersham & Numinous – Rhetorical Question – Chris Micrli Mix
Generation Gap – Last Rites
Schiller mit Mila Mar – Lebe – ATB Club Remix
White Label – Inspiration – Peter Luts Remix
Outdare – Live Today – Parks & Wilson’s Annexe Dub
Judge Jules & BK – I Don’t Know
Outdare – Live Today – Parks & Wilson’s Annexe Dub

Tracklist Second Half:

Prism – Innerscape
Paul Oakenfold – Faster Kill – Roman Hunter
DJ Eyal – Everlasting Flow of Energy
Flash Brothers feat Tiff Lacey – Stay – Noel Sanger Remix
DJ Eyal – Xtacy 1999
White Label – Numb – Nick Muirs Mix
Flash Brothers feat Tiff Lacey – Stay – Original Mix
Delerium – Silence – Funkagenda’s Saphire Vox Remix
Three Drives – Greece 2000 – Leama & James Davis Mix
BT – Smartbomb – Plump DJs Remix