After Recordings featuring Cosmic Gate – Episode 11
German project Cosmic Gate is at first known for creating hard trance, that steadly changes to an increasingly open dynamic trance sound. They became one of the trance producers best couples. Claus Terhoeven (born in 1972) and Stefan Bossems (born in 1967) come from the West German city of Krefeld. They initially met in 1997 and yet began working together. It was when they ended up in a similar studio by some coincidence.
Driving singles “The Drums” and “Mental Atmosphere” showed up on EMI in 1999. However the pair’s achievement came when “Fire Wire” (at first the B-side of 2000’s “Some place Over the Rainbow”) releases in 2001. The track was the hit tin the U.K. Top Ten. Parent album “Rhythm and Drums” created the impression that year. The album arrived at number 30 on the German album charts. This was followed by 2002’s No More Sleep, which brought forth additionally hit singles. For example, “Back to Earth” and “The Wave.” In 2003, the pair showed up on DJ Magazine’s Top 100 DJs survey. During that year, the pair released the principal volume of their Back 2 Back mix CD series. The next volume, releases in 2005 and marks the start of their long, productive relationship with Black Hole Recordings.
By the time Cosmic Gate released their third full-length, 2006’s Earth Mover. Their sound had changed, moving away from hard trance and investigating into a progressive style. “Sign of the Times” releases in 2009 and continues Cosmic Gate’s adventure into progressive trance, with the vocals of for example, Emma Hewitt and Aruna.
Back 2 the Future
It’s a double CD containing remixes of more established Cosmic Gate tracks that showed up in 2011. That year additionally observed the arrival of the pair’s fifth collection, Wake Your Mind. It included one of their most popular tunes, “Be Your Sound.” The couple mixed also the 2012 edition of Ministry of Sound’s annual Trance Nation series.
Wake Your Mind Records
They founded Wake Your Mind Records in 2013 and started their week after week Wake Your Mind Radio digital recording in April of 2014. Two volumes of Wake Your Mind Sessions mix CDs showed up in 2015 and 2016. The studio collection Materia showed up in 2017, first as two separate digital sections before being issued as a double CD,.