'Enlightenment'

Emok, Michael Banel & Andrea Martini join forces for captivating single ‘Enlightenment’: Listen

Blessing us all with the most captivating sound(s), Emok, Michael Banel and Andrea Martini have joined forces for the release of ‘Enlightenment.’ A true testament to their artistic nature(s), this latest collaboration is most definitely one for the ages.

Teaming up for the most eclectic of releases, Emok, Michael Banel and Andrea Martini leave us all in awe, as ‘Enlightenment‘ further signifies the undeniable musical chemistry between each of these artists. Bringing those progressive house vibes to life, this latest production is more than set on enticing even the toughest of crowds, and if the original mix was not enough, the release package is also accompanied by a scintillating remix, courtesy of progressive maestro Gai Barone. Implementing their signature sound(s) throughout, each artist also adds their own unique touch to this vintage masterpiece, and in turn, further elevates ‘Enlightenment’ to a different dimension.

Cementing their global status on the daily, Emok and Banel have grown from strength to strength ever since the launch of their record label, Iboga Records, back in 1996. Offering the best of progressive house and progressive trance styles, the duo have seen some of the biggest names within the scene gain further recognition through their label, as they have worked and released music for the likes of Liquid SoulAce VenturaCaptain Hook, Ticon and Sesto Sento when just naming a few. Combining their love for electronic music, as well as showcasing their versatile nature at every given chance, it would only make sense that a track would be produced alongside their good friend, Martini, with the latter taking pride in his unique style of play the combines melodic and organic elements of his Latin culture, with the minimalist and functional approach of Scandinavian aesthetics.

Paving the way for future generations, each artist has shown no signs of slowing down, and if this latest collaboration is anything to go by, we cannot wait of what’s to come by these pioneers of our industry. A true testament to the artistic nature of each, ‘Enlightenment’ will most definitely have anyone feeling some type of way, whilst its vintage analogue synths and drum machines, make for a certified hit in more ways than none. Having said that, be sure to check out the original mix, as well as Barone’s own rendition in all their glory below, with streaming also available through all major platforms here via IbogaTech, the melodic/prog/techno branch of Iboga Record Don’t forget to also leave us your own thoughts in the comments section. Enjoy!

Image Credit: Emok (via Press), Michael Banel (via Press), Andrea Martini (via Press)




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