Defunct 2000's Trance labels

By maxxyme maxxyme
updated 3 months ago

Defunct Trance related labels from the 2000's.

  1. Expedition Music

    2006-2008
    Launched by Arctic Quest.

    Only released 2 vinyl records, turned digital-only in 2007-2008.

    Maybe several missing releases: 2(?) vinyl & several digital.

  2. Fundamental Recordings

    2002-2007
    Sublabels: Compressor, Galactive, Nic, Playground Classix, Recreate Sounds, Substantial

    Mostly vinyl. Only 2 CDr's (1 promo + 1 sampler) and 9 digital releases (5 being digital exclusive or including digital-only remixes) listed.

  3. Compressor

    2003-2004

    Only 4 vinyl records listed.

    Maybe 1 missing release: COMP 002

  4. Galactive

    2003-2007

    Mostly vinyl. Only 1 CDr (probably a promo) and 4 digital releases (2 being digital exclusive) listed.

  5. 5

    Nic

    Nic

    2004-2005
    Launched by Nic Vegter aka Nickelson.

    4 vinyl records + 1 digital release including digital-only track versions.

  6. Playground Classix

    2004

    Only 3 vinyl records.

  7. Recreate Sounds

    2004-2005

    Only 2 vinyl records.

  8. Substantial

    2003

    Only 3 vinyl records.

    Maybe 1 release missing: SUB003

  9. Five AM

    1999-2008
    Founded by Gareth Emery & Alexis Hooper
    Sublabels: Five AM Vibe, Octavius Records

    75 releases (12", CDr + digital) + 3 CD compilations

  10. Five AM Vibe

    2007-2008

    Only 10 out of 12 releases (CDr + digital) listed

  11. Octavius Records

    2007-2008
    Launched by Paul Moelands, as a sublabel of Five AM.

    3 releases (CDr + digital)

  12. Somatic Sense Recordings

    2003-2007 except last record (2009)
    Founded by DJ Precision aka Pascal van Eijk.
    Home of 4 renown Trance labels from the mid-2000's: Somatic Sense, Somatic Sense Vision, Somatic Sense Future Sounds, Profuse

    No release on its own but through its sublabels.

  13. Somatic Sense

    2003-2007 except last record released in 2009

    26 releases (12" + CDr) excluding remix versions + 1 "White Label" release.

  14. Somatic Sense Vision

    2004-2006

    7 releases (12" + CDr)

  15. Somatic Sense Future Sounds

    2004-2006

    9 releases (12" - only 4 CDr & 1 digital versions listed)

  16. 16

    Profuse

    Profuse

    2005-2007 except last record (2008)

    11 releases (12" + CDr)

  17. Skywarp Records

    2004-2006
    Launched by Alphazone members, Arne Reichelt & Alexander Zwarg
    Sublabels: Skywarp Platinum, Waterworld Records

    6 releases (all in 12" + 2 listed as digital)

  18. Skywarp Platinum

    2005-2006

    4 vinyl releases (including white labels + red promo)

  19. Waterworld

    2000-2009
    Founded by Alphazone originally as an independent label, later became part of Skywarp Records.

    Mostly vinyl. Turned to digital only (a sole 12" was released in 2007) in October 2006.

  20. Ligaya Recordings

    2004-2008

    10 vinyl releases, 5 digital releases (only 2 listed)

  21. Reflected Recordings

    2006-2007

    4 digital releases

  22. Intuition Recordings (2)

    2005-2011

    Seemed defunct but in November 2012, 2 tracks by Menno de Jong were released.

  23. Intuition Deep

    2008-2011

  24. Stellar Sounds

    2008-2009

  25. Famous Inc.

    2004

    3 vinyl releases