Above & Beyond Bio

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Above & Beyond Bio

A trance music group whose tracks are regularly played by well-known DJs the likes of Tiësto, Armin van Buuren and Paul van Dyk, Above and Beyond is famous for remixes and their own productions. Beware, they have other aliases: Tranquility Base, OceanLab, Dirt Devils and Rollerball. Members Jono (Grant) and Paavo (Siljamäki) set up the Anjunabeats label in 1999, releasing "Anjunabeats Volume 1," a song that received immediate attention at various dance clubs, as well as quickly gaining support from Pete Tong, Paul Oakenfold, and Paul van Dyk. When producer Tony McGuinness asked Jono and Paavo to help him complete the Chakra remix while he was still working at Warners, Above & Beyond came together (2000). Yet unknown at the moment, the Above & Beyond remix of Chakra 'Home' was picked over remixes by Rob Searle and Tilt to be the A side mix. And after plays by Pete Tong, it reached number one in the UK club charts. A full artist album called "Tri-State" was released in 2006, defined by DJ Mag as a" big progress for the trance genre." Album included collaborations with Zoe Johnston, Richard Bedford and Andy Moor, known for his work with Tilt and as half of Leama & Moor. The first single from the album was "Air for Life" followed by the single "Alone Tonight."


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