June 28, 2008

Markus Schulz Secures Residency with The Gallery, Ministry of Sound

When one considers the music, the DJs and the nightclubs that have shaped dance music's horizon over the past two decades, there are very few brand names that have been there from the outset, and continue to be one of the leading innovators in the scene today. This very sentiment is held true to The Gallery, and to Ministry of Sound. Both names are synonymous with the great heritage of musical movement in London, England.

As a journeyman DJ in search for inspiration, Markus Schulz found himself in the epicentre of London culture at the turn of the millennium. Through attending Gallery nights at now closed club Turnmills and Ministry of Sound events, Markus harnessed his experiences with London's ambiance and environment, and the seeds of the Coldharbour sound were sewn. "The Gallery nights at Turnmills were inspirational to me," says Markus. "I have been so fortunate to attend those nights on both sides - as a clubber and a DJ. I felt so sad after playing there for the last time in February, because I thought it would be difficult for the guys to encompass that atmosphere and transfer it to a different setting."

Today, Markus is now considered as one of the leading ambassadors for trance music worldwide, becoming a consistent trend-setter and refusing to be bound to one particular genre. It is therefore somewhat appropriate that Markus opens a new chapter in his gig commitments, by agreeing to a bi-monthly residency held at the legendary Ministry of Sound, in the city that changed his career, and life, forever.

Markus is extremely excited by the prospect. "I played at Ministry for the first time in May this year and I was completely blown away. The soundsystem there is amazing - one to rival any club around the world I have ever performed. I can't wait to have the opportunity to deliver my sound to such a thriving and dedicated audience who attend The Gallery nights at MOS, on a regular basis".

Founder and owner of The Gallery brand Danny Newman could not be happier with his new appointment. "Having listened to all the feedback I received from his last two appearances for us, combined with being a huge admirer of his sound and Global DJ Broadcast radio show, Markus was a natural choice to become our new resident. I cannot wait for July 11th, because I have no doubt Markus will make it a night that no one will ever forget."

Danny continued by saying, "This is just the beginning. Markus will also be performing at The Gallery Arena for the first time at SouthWestFour this August. He definitely is one to watch!"

Having been open since 1991, the Ministry of Sound venue has earned the right to feature prominently through dance music folklore. For Markus Schulz, he will attempt to write his own chapter in history by doing what he has done best, constantly raising the bar with each performance he brings.

June 23, 2008

[CLHR048] Markus Schulz presents: Coldharbour Selections Part 18

Release Label: Coldharbour Recordings
Release Code: CLHR048
Release Date: June 23rd 2008

Lens - Beyond The Shadows (Robert Vadney Remix)
Jonathan Martin - Illuminous
Canyon Boulevard - Kimchi

Another Coldharbour Selections offering, highlighting three of the biggest tracks from Global DJ Broadcast and Markus Schulz's live sets over the past 6 months.

First up is Los Angeles-based Lens, also known as Ken Spector. Beyond The Shadows was originally released on Coldharbour Recordings Red at the beginning of the year. However, it has now been given the remix treatment by talented youngster Robert Vadney, offering a tougher and more purposeful alternative to the original, geared more torwards club sets.

Secondly, we introduce the youngest member on the Coldharbour Recordings roster, 14 year old Jonathan Martin. Illuminous received many plays on both Global DJ Broadcast and A State Of Trance at the tail end of last year, and it looks sure to feature in the sets of many now that the full release has arrived.

Last but not least is one of the most prominent tracks of Markus' live sets, highlighted by its many appearances on the Global DJ Broadcast World Tour sets. Ferry and Jamie, from Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada, team up to form Canyon Boulevard. Kimichi is a tough-electro influenced track that guarantees to get any crowd going. Fans of M.I.K.E. are recommended to check this one out.

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June 05, 2008

Global DJ Broadcast: World Tour - New York City (Jun 05 2008)

Global DJ Broadcast June 5th 2008
World Tour - New York City, New York
With Markus Schulz


Markus Schulz (Recorded Live From Pacha in New York City - May 23rd 2008)
01. Wippenberg Presents Sphaera - Back
02. Sia - Buttons (Markus Schulz Return To Coldharbour Dub)
03. Cressida - 6am (Kyau & Albert Remix / Markus Schulz Big Room Reconstruction)
04. Armin Van Buuren Featuring Jennifer Rene - Fine Without You (Sied Van Riel Remix)
05. tyDi - Russia (Melodic Mix / Markus Schulz Rework)
06. Niels Van Gogh - Pulverturm (M.I.K.E.'s Clubland Remix)
07. Adam K & Soha - Twilight (Markus Schulz Big Room Reconstruction)
08. Arnej - They Always Come Back
09. Artento Divini - Reflex (Jochen Miller Remix)
10. Markus Schulz - The New World
11. Alex M.O.R.P.H. & Woody Van Eyden Featuring Michelle Citrin - Turn It On (Funabashi Remix)
12. Elevation - Biscayne
13. Drax & Scott Mac - Must Have Been a Dream (Mac Zimms Remix)
14. Majai - Phoria (Elevation Big Room Remix)
15. Markus Schulz Featuring Andy Moor - Daydream (Lemon & Einar K Uplifting Remix)
16. Sequentia Presents Sunshade - Vertigo (Mike Koglin Remix / Markus Schulz Big Room Reconstruction)
17. Oryon - Drunk & Sober
18. Veracocha - Carte Blanche (Cosmic Gate Remix)
19. Element One - Guanacaste
20. Morandi - Angels (Bobina Megadrive Dub Mix)
21. Markus Schulz - Fly To Colors (Genix Remix)
22. Dyor - Emotions (Second Emotion Mix / Markus Schulz Big Room Reconstruction)