The holiday season has descended upon us and Markus Schulz's Coldharbour Recordings presents a special end of year reflection package, comprising of the label's biggest fan favorite compositions of the previous 12 months.
A year in which the label passed the milestone of 250 releases, Markus Schulz's celebrative piece Sestertius opens the pile; and exemplified the qualities of modern day melodic trance. His annual contribution to Transmission in the form of anthem The Lost Oracle also finds a place.
2016 has seen Coldharbour's established talent excel further, with Dutch duo Fisherman & Hawkins bearing the fruits of admired vocal and instrumental work, through Never The Same and Oblivion respectively. Nifra lives up to her queen of trance moniker with the bombastic Rebel, Arkham Knights provide a tech-filled soaring dose with Legacy, and Solid Stone cements his excellent year with album-highlight touch Heart Call.
And there are highlights throughout the 25-track long pack. From the touching Love Is Divine by Artisan, to Mike EFEX's dark-layered Blackstone, and new names such as Anske and Novaspace to collaborative pieces from Dan Thompson and Solis & Sean Truby, there is plenty on offer to enjoy.
We thank all of you for your support towards the Coldharbour family throughout 2016. Best wishes to you and yours.
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[content title="Summary" label="Overall Score"]Coldharbour recordings unleashes the Top 25 Best Of 2016 compilation which is the golden opportunity to collect the very best moments from this year of this very seminal and highly influential record label. The majority of the tracks included have been reviewed by us so what we can only say is that Coldharbour had a very impressive year of absolutely top notch productions that manage to reach the highest positions in the various download shops trance charts and have been supported by megastar DJs to upcoming bedroom DJs. All of them represent the soundcolours of the label that stays faithful to the big room moody dark epic and incredibly infectious sound with melodies and synthy hooks that stuck in your head. Coldharbour in 2016 has opened it wings with its first ever festival in Europe in the Netherlands and the mastermind label owner Markus Schulz has performed in the biggest festivals his very unique blend of euphoria and darkness that has been at the forefront of the trance scene for many years now. The selection is the finest you can wish to get with only floorfillers. #PureGold Love It[/content]