Progressive electronic dance music#Progressive trance

Progressive trance is a form of trance music.


Progressive itself is a genre of dance music, which consists of long build -ups, breaks and often a climax and is 8-9 minutes usually. Although not exactly all progressive genres have the same pattern, they show a common structure. What Progressive Trance Progressive Sound differs from the standard, is of even greater speed range, typically 120-135 bpm. .

Traditional Trance takes more focus on the melodies and the percussive sounds. Moreover, one can with trance music a heavier reverb and delay that creates more atmosphere in the sound identify. Progressive Trance focuses more with a steady flow to the progressive course than the traditional trance music that makes from spectacular build -ups and equally spectacular breaks. In the meantime, you can find this but in many progressive trance pieces.

Typical style of tracks:

  • Armin van Buuren vs. Orjan Nilsen - Belter
  • Gaia - Tuvan (Original Mix)
  • Stoneface & Terminal - Gallery Of Sound (Club Mix)

Known representatives of progressive trance:

  • Armin Van Buuren
  • Paul van Dyk
  • Above & Beyond
  • Stoneface & Terminal
  • Orjan Nilsen
  • Markus Schulz