Musical Madness November Top 10
| Don’t put Marcel Woods in the same room as a box. Chances are the box won’t make it out alive. Boy does he hate those boxes! |
“It’s nothing personal,” explains Marcel, “I just can’t stand being put into them. People try to define my sound, style and influences down to just one or two genres, but if you’ve heard me then you’ll know that’s impossible. But the result is a severe hatred of boxes. Boxes and pigeon-holes. I don’t like pigeon-holes either to be honest. I just don’t fit into them, never have and never will.”
Exactly what doesn’t fit is Marcel’s mind-blowing mix of raw and energetic dance music. Dance floors and festivals have fallen before him in swift succession. Global Gathering, Mysteryland, Dance Valley, Trance Energy, Gatecrasher Summer Sound System, Escape Into The Park and Sanctuary just in one summer run! And possibly more than anything else underlining Marcel’s diverse nature, 2008 saw him become the only DJ ever to play the White AND Black Edition Sensation parties in the Netherlands.
In the studio, he’s been responsible for some of the biggest productions of the last two years, including the official Trance Energy 2006 anthem ‘Advanced’, the Pete Tong Essential Tune ‘Monotone’ and the smash hit ‘Lemon Tree’. Support has flooded in from all the major players – Tiesto, Marco V, Paul van Dyk, Armin van Buuren, Judge Jules, Eddie Halliwell, Sander van Doorn are just a selection of the big hitters using Marcel’s material to devastate the dance floor. His legendary 2006 ‘High Contrast Presents…’ double mix album included one CD dedicated entirely to his own production. This year saw him compile and mix the prestigious official Trance Energy album to support the festival.
Now as 2008 winds through its second half, a fresh new concept is boiling out from underneath Marcel’s cr
|1||TWEET IT||Tweet It (1-sided 12")||unknown label Holland||26 Oct 10||$8.65|
Cat: TWEET 01
Genre: Progressive House
|2||COENRAAD, Cliff/HARDWELL/VARIOUS||Sunrise Festival 2010 (mixed 2xCD)||High Contrast Holland||11 Aug 10||$15.15|
Cat: HCRCD 011
Genre: Uplifting Trance
Nic Chagall, Rank 1 & Wippenberg - "100" (extended)
Justin Ferier - "Feel The Love" (Pacific & Vandyck remix)
Dada Life - "Love Vibrations" (Phatzoo dub remix)
Dave Schiemann - "Elements"
Christian Fischer - "Wildsleep"
Cliff Coenraad - "Ticked Off By Default" (original mix)
FM Radio Gods - "333" (D Nox & Beckers remix)
Dyor - "Spiritual Meeting" (feat David Gionfriddo - Ricky T vox remix)
Marco V - "WTNF" (feat Benjamin Bates)
Cliff Coenraad - "Massive (Sunrise 2010 Anthem)" (extended)
Ali Wilson - "Pandora"
Marco V & Ali Wilson - "Kaos Theory"
Evol Waves - "Hourglass"
Wezz Devall - "Free My Willy" (Cliff Coenraad repimp)
Cliff Coenraad - "Obsession For More" (original mix)
Eddie Sender - "Baltimore" (original mix)
Red Carpet - "Alright 2010" (feat Hardwell)
Big World - "Quadrillion" (feat Markus Binapfl - Moquai remix)
Alex Van Alff vs Errol Reid - "I Never Knew Love"
Bates45 - "Coming Back"
Marco V - "Scenario" (feat Khashassi - Daniel Portman remix)
Hardwell - "Voyage"
Benjamin Bates - "Whole" (Hardwell 2010 remix)
Youri Donatz & Franky Rizardo - "I Like This Sound"
Nicky Romero - "Switched"
Hardwell - "Smoke"
Wippenberg - "Drumster"
Swanky Tunes - "Rave O Phonic" (David Tort rework)
Hardwell - "Molotov"
Dada Life - "Cookies With A Smile"
|3||UMEK||OMGWTF (12")||1605 Music Therapy||06 Oct 10||$8.65|
Cat: 1605 V029