It's hard to believe that exactly a decade has passed since Ferry Corsten put the sound of Dutch trance on the global dance map pretty much single-handedly. Back in 1999 the unstoppable euphoria of Corsten's tracks as System F, Gouryella and Verracocha exploded out of nowhere to become the anthems of their day, conquering floors from England to Ibiza and storming into the UK's national charts in the process.
Even a good slice of today's dyed-in-the-wool techno fiends can probably recall juvenile days losing it to tracks like 'Out Of The Blue' and 'Carte Blanche'.
Yet ten years on and Corsten is still dedicated to pushing the trance sound forward for the next generation and reckons the genre is the healthiest it's been for years.
"It's such a blend of different styles these days, it's ha... Bio | read more