Chi-A.D.

Real Name:
Hannah Mai Young
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What does CHi-AD mean?
Dave Young: "Chi represents the life force of all living things, the Inner Energy. AD stands for anno domini. I was going to have the name Chi but this was already registered so it had to change a little, AD was choosen as it seemed correct as we moved into a new millenium."

The Artist was born as Dave Young and later become Hannah Mai Young.
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Albums

NTD 91007-18, CD 91007-18 Chi-A.D. - Virtual Spirit album art Chi-a.d. Virtual Spirit (Album) Ganesha, Ganesha NTD 91007-18, CD 91007-18 Germany 1997 Sell This Version
NTD 92511-22 Chi-A.D. - Anno Domini album art Chi-A.D. Anno Domini (Album) Velvet Inc. NTD 92511-22 Germany 1999 Sell This Version
OOO-002 Chi-A.D. - Infinitism album art Chi-A.D. Infinitism (Album) Out Of Orion OOO-002 Italy 2001 Sell This Version
none Chi-A.D. - Earth Crossing album art Chi-A.D. Earth Crossing (Album) Nova Tekk GmbH none Germany 2002 Sell This Version
CHIFLAC00 Chi-A.D. - Eyes Of Gaia album art Chi-AD* Eyes Of Gaia (Album) www.chi-ad.com CHIFLAC00 UK 2008
ARDEP07 Chi-A.D. - Blue Moon UK Sampler album art Dimension 5 / Chi-A.D. Dimension 5 / Chi-A.D. - Blue Moon UK Sampler Altar Records ARDEP07 Canada 2012 Sell This Version
MEMO045 Chi-A.D. - Creeping Gravity / Pathfinder 2000 A.D. / Redivider (Remix) album art Chi-A.D. Creeping Gravity / Pathfinder 2000 A.D. / Redivider (Remix)(3xFile, FLAC, Album, RE) memo604 MEMO045 India 2020

Singles & EPs

TRA041 Chi-A.D. - Exit Eternity / Beyond The Singularity album art Chi-A.D. Exit Eternity / Beyond The Singularity Transient Records TRA041 UK 1998 Sell This Version
MD 003 Chi-A.D. - Lifeforce EP album art Chi-A.D. Lifeforce EP (EP) MEDIUM Records (2) MD 003 Germany 1998 Sell This Version
MASH 006 Chi-A.D. - Myopic Utopia / 01:07:99 album art Chi-A.D. Myopic Utopia / 01:07:99(12") M.A.S.H. MASH 006 Germany 1999 Sell This Version
BMPUK 03 Chi-A.D. - Celestial / Biocandy album art Chi A.D.* Celestial / Biocandy(12") Blue Moon Productions U.K. BMPUK 03 UK 1999 Sell This Version
MASH 011 Chi-A.D. - Creeping Gravity / Pathfinder 2000 A.D. / Redivider (Remix) album art Chi-A.D. Creeping Gravity / Pathfinder 2000 A.D. / Redivider (Remix)(12") M.A.S.H. MASH 011 Germany 2000 Sell This Version
EKT1201 Chi-A.D. - Liquid Neon Sky album art Chi-A.D. Liquid Neon Sky(12") Ektoplazm Records EKT1201 Canada 2002 Sell This Version
MSEP001 Chi-A.D. - MS EP album art Chi-A.D. MS EP (EP) www.chi-ad.com MSEP001 UK 2006
002 Chi-A.D. - Arcadian Dream album art Chi-A.D. Arcadian Dream (Single) A.D. Records (6) 002 UK 2020
001 Chi-A.D. - Realm Of Essence (1) album art Chi-A.D. Realm Of Essence (1) (Single) Not On Label (Chi-A.D. Self-released) 001 UK 2020
MEMO046 Chi-A.D. - Celestial / Biocandy album art Chi-A.D. Celestial / Biocandy(2xFile, FLAC, EP, RE) memo604 MEMO046 India 2020
003 Chi-A.D. - Into The Light album art Chi-A.D. Into The Light(File, WAV, Single) A.D. Records (6) 003 UK 2020

Compilations

MEMO133 Chi-A.D. - The Singles Collection Vol. 1 album art Chi-A.D. The Singles Collection Vol. 1(10xFile, FLAC, Comp) memo604 MEMO133 India 2021
MEMO135 Chi-A.D. - The Singles Collection Vol. 3 album art Chi-A.D. The Singles Collection Vol. 3(9xFile, FLAC, Comp) memo604 MEMO135 India 2021
MEMO134 Chi-A.D. - The Singles Collection Vol. 2 album art Chi-A.D. The Singles Collection Vol. 2(8xFile, FLAC, Comp) memo604 MEMO134 India 2021

Miscellaneous

none Chi AD* Biocandy (Omnivox Remix)(File, WAV) Not On Label (Omnivox Self-released) none Croatia 2016
none Chi-A.D. - Biocandy (JaraLuca Remix)  - Free Download album art Chi AD* Biocandy (JaraLuca Remix) - Free Download(File, WAV) Not On Label (JaraLuca Self-released) none Poland 2018

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Articuno

Articuno

November 21, 2019
edited about 1 year ago
Chi-A.D. was one of the best producers of goa trance. He is not as well appreciated as he ought to be, for two reasons: 1) because his music has more spirit in it than drugged-up, brain dead party-goers cared about, and 2) because he was a bit late to the scene, not releasing his first album until 1997 which was after the genre had peaked around 1995-1996.

Chi-A.D. is a rare and shining example of an artist who produced high quality tracks, instead of a high quantity of junk. Chi-A.D. gave us numerous amazing tracks that stand on their own as testaments to the reaches of musical creativity. These are not merely tracks that are good to listen to, but tracks that would never fail to be recognized and would never be confused with other tracks because they are so unique and powerful. Examples include:
Beyond The Singularity
Moonart
Exit Eternity
Astral Warrior
Eye Am The I
Transparent Sea

During 1999-2002, goa trance had largely devolved into harder and more minimalist psytrance. Chi-A.D. was one of the few artists who advanced the goa trance sound in his own way, which was unparalleled by other artists, instead of following that trend. Since 2002, nobody has yet surpassed Chi-A.D.'s efforts in the genre; although there was somewhat of a revival of interest in goa trance, the music produced after 2002 is pretty much all garbage produced by talentless hacks.

Chi-A.D. also produced some beautiful ambient and downtempo tracks that were released on Ultimae Records during the early 2000s. It's a shame he never produced a full ambient album for Ultimae.
fletch303

fletch303

November 5, 2016
Come on have some respect.
Some of the best psycidellic music ever written.

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