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Etnica - Live In Athens 1996 - 3LP - Limited Edition - [DATLP004]

Etnica - Live in Athens 96



Etnica need no introduction: they have been storming the dance floors all over the world for two decades now. Innovators since the very beginning, they inspired many producers and are considered to be leaders and among the best artists ever in the Goa Trance realm.

The release of this live set is something that was very much needed, to signal to the world how epic a live performance can be. On that night of the 12th of October 1996, magic was created, a wonderful set was recorded, and it is now ready to be broadcast to the world.

This album was successfully released in 2012 on a 2CD featuring also the selection by Draeke of Etnica’s best unreleased productions, spanning 1995 to 1998, their golden years. Later on the idea of making it into a vinyl release took place and a crowdfunding was launched in February 2014. After 5 months of hard work the release is a reality.

Very Limited and very expensive to produce you get here a little jewel, the magic of the liveset captured into vinyl grooves and oh boy what a treat! You will hear this music engraved forever into this timeless format and the records would probably survive the CD era as well.

This release is a must-have, a historical document from an era where digital production was still unknown and where the music was created in its purest form.

The tracks have undergone significant re-mastering and restoration, as the DAT tapes where the music was kept were not in the best condition, so they are now available in the best possible sound.

Vinyl's have been pressed @180gr using only virgin wax, for the best possible result and the Gatefold has been printed on heavy carton with opaque finishing.

The release includes digital download of the source files, complete artwork and a reprint of the original flyer of the party!

So sit back and enjoy Etnica’s timeless melodies.

All the classics of the band are included in this release - you have no excuse to not like this opus.

Have a safe ride!


Live In Athens 1996

A1 Etnica – Plastic

A2 Etnica – Floating Universe

B1 Blue Planet Corporation – Antidote (Etnica Remix)

B2 Etnica – Nice Toys

C1 Etnica – Vimana

C2 Crop Circles – Lunar Civilization (Etnica Remix)

Best Of Unreleased

D1 Etnica - Fluorophilia Camps Bay

D2 Pleiadians - Jungle Trax (Etnica Remix)

E Pleiadians - Time Dilation (Etnica Morning Mix)

F Etnica - Mental Puzzle



Compiled & Selected By: Draeke
Artwork By: Totemical & Mars
Masterd By: Jaroslav Valo @ Analog Dimension
Special Audio Restoration of "Etnica - Mental Puzzle" By: SeeWhyAudio


Release Date: 29th September 2014

Digital Download available through DAT Records website or on Bandcamp.


VA - Analog Dreams [DATCD005]


Analog Dreams


Here at DAT Records, Mark and I are extremely energized and excited to announce to everyone what we have been cooking up in the last 6 months at least. Before that, we had only bits and pieces of ideas but then it became a clear vision and we chased it to the point where we could grasp it and transform it into reality. We wanted to make a compilation - not just any compilation but something epic that would take you on a journey up there somewhere. So we started collecting tracks and then we realized how amazing it would be if we could have only remixes of real classics on it because... well, they exist! So from a generic VA (there are more of those in the pipeline), we transformed our first compilation into the perfect journey through parallel realities, with well-known masterpieces presented in ways that you have never heard before.


With no further mumbo jumbo or wordplay, I am pleased to announce officially our compilation "Analog Dreams":


1 Hallucinogen - LSD '93
2 Space Tribe - The Great Spirit (Original Mix)
3 Doof - We Are Free (Desk Mix)
4 Slinky Wizard - Funkus Munkus (Original Mix)
5 Green Nuns Of The Revolution - Ring Of Fire (Extended Mix)
6 Total Eclipse - Free Lemonade (Live in Paris 1995)
7 Etnica - Full On (Original Mix)
8 Prana - Voyager 2
9 Nervasystem - Whirling Dervish (Kaleidoscope Mix)


Mastered by: Jaroslav Valo @ Analog Dimension
Audio Restoration by: Kyriakos Sunborn on tracks 4, 6 & 7
Artwork by: Shiva Om
Artwork Concept, Idea & Revision by: Federico Draeke


Official Release Date: 1st August 2014


We start with a twist on the most classic track ever: the first version of the iconic Hallucinogen work that would become the legendary LSD, the original track that was played in Goa in 1993 and which would lead to the trademark sound of Simon's later releases. Then we move to the amazing original mix of Space Tribe's The Great Spirit, an epic and spiritual track that is as powerful as it is beautiful. Things start to move deeper with the brooding and driving desk mix of the brilliant Doof track We Are Free.

Now that our gears are oiled and running, we can unleash the powerful energy of Slinky Wizard with the original first mix of Funkus Munkus that will get you grooving. We finally reach the apex with an extended mix of Green Nuns of the Revolution's monster tune Ring Of Fire. Prepare to hurtle through the cosmos, Space Cadets, because you *cannot* imagine how energizing and mind-blowing this track is - we were speechless when we heard it and are still on Cloud 9.

Then, even if you think it's not possible, we go even higher with this super-duper-hyperbolic live mix of Total Eclipse's Free Lemonade from a 1995 Paris performance. Please remember to be more careful from whom you accept free lemonade - there is no need for lemonade, as this track is enough for a magical trip ! And then we stabilize in hyperspace with the magnificent long, haunting original mix of Etnica's Full On, which appears for the first time ever fully unmixed on CD.

Now as we prepare to come back to Earth, we present you the groovy, beautifully refreshing, and extremely rare mix of Voyager 2 by Prana. We then close this splendid compilation with the spiritual and mystical downtempo kaleidoscope mix of Nervasystem's Whirling Dervish, a track that we loved the minute we heard it first.

To prepare this compilation was a long and complex process of detective work and discussion. I want to thank Mark Ainley for his help and dedication in this. We have been compiling and assembling something we are sure that you will enjoy for as many years as these tracks were hidden. And this is the first of a series of three compilations... All aboard and blast off!

Draeke & Mark

Virtuart & Symbiote EP [DATEP 002-004]

Virtuart - Sacred Drop EP - DATEP 002

Virtuart is Olivier Abitbol, French musician well known in the scene as he has been releasing tracks on many important labels in the 90s, including Koyote, Nova Tekk, Intoxygene & Mazzo. Virtuart is no stranger to Goa and the Psychedelic world and has previously released 2 albums and 2 singles back in the days plus featured on numbers of compilations.

The sound of Virtuart is captivating, dark and yet colourful, full of energy and psychedelic moments, and this single will show you how great his production is. The music was Produced in the late 90s but was freshly remastered with modern techniques by the artist himself and it sounds crystal clear with no compromises such as over compression, it was gently mastered for the best possible result.

Virtuart - Sacred Drop EP


1. Virtuart feat. Chronomyst - Madagascar2depeut
2. Virtuart feat. Chronomyst - Sacred Drop
3. Virtuart - L'Arôme de la Solitude (Batur Mix)

Artwork: Vladimir Trillobeat
Mastering: Virtuart
Style : Psychedelic Goa Trance

Samples here:


Official Release Date Worldwide: 4th April 2014
Order from DAT Records Online Store please.

Symbiote - Symbiote EP - DATEP 004

Symbiote is Samuel Côté, talented musician from Canada. He is a producer who was releasing his music in free format through modules in the tracker scene but the music published in this single was completely reworked in the studio for the release. Amazing melodies, haunting hypnotic vibes and tunnels through time, that is how you’ll feel while listening to these monster tracks courtesy of Symbiote.

DAT is proud to present this masterpiece for the world to enjoy, so let yourself go and entrance into this madness voyage through consciousness... are you ready to fly into your mind?

Symbiote - Symbiote EP


1. Symbiote - ...Phantasmagoria
2. Symbiote - ...Tiara
3. Symbiote - Abstraktd

Artwork: Oziris, Vladimir Trillobeat & Draeke
Mastering: Colin Bennun
Style : Symphonic Goa Trance

Samples here:

Official Release Date Worldwide: 4th April 2014
Order from DAT Records Online Store please.

Digital Download available through DAT Records website or on Bandcamp after the release date.
Please Remember to select the right shipping option for the CD Singles (cheaper). Enjoy!