Don’t you dare call the music sculpted by Paul van Dyk trance. True, the Berlin, Germany-based masher of noise still makes dance-floor-busting beats with the aid of two onstage computers that play music in synch. Yes, van Dyk’s art still emphasizes trance-esque elements, such as electronic noise, repetition, and upbeat movements of multi-layered sounds. It’s just that the heavy-hitting producer and passionate DJ has distanced himself from the popular ’90s genre by delving into more ambient and softer elements, especially on his... More >>>