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Meet Shaina van Buuren

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Allow me to introduce myself..Shaina’s the name, but most of you probably know me as SvB. I’ve been obsessed with music since as far back as I can remember. Seriously. One of my earliest memories is hanging out in pre-school listening to Barney songs on a cassette tape. From there on out, I cycled through various genres: pop, R&B, underground, ... Read More »

Armin van Buuren at Ultra Music Festival 2012 – Show Review

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It is about 7 pm in Miami, Florida and the world’s #1 voted DJ David Guetta is just about to jump off the decks for the night’s closing headliner of the final day of the world famous Ultra Music Festival; perhaps the most revered EDM festival in the world.  After a crowd of thousands have been rocked by about an ... Read More »

Kendra & crew volunteer at Habitat for Humanity in Sonoma County!

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  Kendra Aker and friends: Amanda Berkowitz, Natalia Jaramillo, Gabrielle Chretien, Anthony Ebright, and Cardinal Newman High School student James Madison II, volunteered at the Habitat for Humanity of Sonoma County in Sebastopol, Ca on January 7th, 2012. A great way to kick off the New Year! On this beautiful Saturday morning Kendra and the crew worked alongside the Habitat ... Read More »

Kendra interviews Arty at his debut Ruby Skye, San Francisco | Torq

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              I personally would like to know what is your musical background? I studied the piano at a music school for 7 years.  It was really cool!  I played at many shows and festivals.  I had a lot of piano practicing lessons so I really stressed out back in the day.  Right now I ... Read More »

Join Mark for an interview with Tritonal and a review of their track “Still With Me (Club Mix)”

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Well they’ve had us waiting for some time for this one!  Teasing us at shows with previews and tweeting about it, but it’s arrived and it’s HUGE.  Tritonal has finally released their club mix for their album track closer “Still With Me” on Piercing The Quiet as their latest single and the response has been nothing short of overwhelming.  It’s ... Read More »

Trance Thursday Throwback: “Roadkill (Breakfast Remix)”

Welcome to another edition of the TTT brought to you by yours truly, Mark Menjivar.  Forgive me for not posting; last week was certainly hectic.  Now that we have come back to normal speed of life (for the most part), let’s look back and dig into the old record box for this week’s throwback.  One of my favorites of all ... Read More »

Skills LovEvolution/Love After: The Love came back with a BANG

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Well it’s been almost two weeks now since the Love invaded the grounds of O.co coliseum and the dust has settled.  Now we have rolls full of pictures, heads full of memories, and hearts full of satisfaction to endlessly remind us of the great time that was had that chilly day/night Saturday, September 24th.  Speaking of which, the chilly (and ... Read More »

LovEvolution Preview: The Love is BACK!

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            On the day of September 24th, 2011, things will look a little different around the Oakland (O.co & Oracle) Coliseum grounds.  As the sun rises over the city, instead of sports buses there will be floats.  Instead of tailgating there will be dancing.  Instead of jerseys there will be lights.  And instead of the ... Read More »

Trance Thursday Throwback (LovEvolution Edition pt. 2): “Beautiful”

Well, the time has come upon us: LovEvolution is so close the Bay Area can almost taste it!  The glorious return of the premiere EDM showcase in the Bay Area is back and the anticipation is killing us!  I know it’s definitely doing a mind job on all of us here in the TranceFamily SF HQ.  However, before we get ... Read More »

Trance Thursday Throwback (LovEvolution Edition): “Lost Connection / In and Out of Love”

Hey what’s up everybody and welcome to another edition of TTT – the Trance Thursday Throwback!  If you tuned in this morning to di.fm you heard a great retrospective of this year’s Ibiza season from Markus Schulz on Global DJ Broadcast and yet another great episode of A State of Trance from Armin van Buuren.  Great interview with Sander van ... Read More »

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