Trance music in the modern day has its roots in Germany, bands such as Kraftwerk and Tangerine Dream have been influencial in trance music development. Inspired by the globalisation of house producers like Sven Vath have been credited with creating the modern day trance sound. It is also considered by some parties that Neil Young's album Trans was also an influencing factor. Goa in India has been a popular destination for fans and creators of psychedelic music since the 1960's. Before mixing electro dj's in Goa were busy spinning tunes by the Grateful Dead, Pink Floyd and the Doors. European and American EDM/Industrial artists such as Front 242, Nitzer Ebb and Front Line Assembly can be regarded as the influence behind today's Goa and psytrance music. Their electro inspired industrial beats turned the djs in Goa away from psychedelic rock towards a more electronic sound. Goa trance appeared in the UK in the early nineties with the popularisation of artists such as Man With No Name. A release of an LP project 2 trance by Dragonfly Records and subsequent Man With No Name remixes of the Killing Joke tracks Millennium and Pandemonium sent Goa trance briefly into the mainstream. Psytrance evolved out of Goa trance at the end of the nineties, by then Goa trance music was considered a commercial failure. Psytrance the successor of Goa trance is a darker more minimalistic sound with layers of samples as opposed to melodies. The trance music featured is a range of different dj mixes. The dj mixes feature trance music from the origins of the psytrance sound as well as progressive trance and modern contemporary Goa trance music.
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