Born in the small city of Enschede in the Netherlands, Rene Ablaze has steadily risen through the ranks of trance music over the past two decades to become one of its most exciting talents.
The man otherwise known as Rene Bos released his first record back in 1996 and set up his own imprint Redux Recordings in 2005, which counts over 100 releases to its name. As well as his consistent slew of anthems on his own label, he’s also released on some of the scene’s biggest labels, including the legendary Spinnin Records, Infrasonic and Nukleuz. Support for his work has come from the biggest names in trance, from Armin van Buuren to Markus Schulz, with his fiery productions finding their way onto compilations by Ministry Of Sound, Armada and Sony to name a few. His remixes for the likes of Tiësto, Airwave, Yves Deruyter, Airwave, Wellenrausch, Gary D, Jones & Stepherson, Setrise,Zirenz and Walsh & McAuley have been met with huge acclaim
His sound is drenched in complex melodies, with a tough edge that never veers too far yet provides a solid, punchy groove for his riffs to build upon. Mixing progressive house and trance, his occasional forays into the mainstream have seen him champion soaring vocals and infectious hooks. He scored his biggest chart hit in 2008 with Stealin Love, which reached No. 21 in the Dutch Top 40 and No. 2 in the Slam FM Top 40 with the help of Fallen Skies. In 2012, his single Curiosity hit No. 1 in Germany’s Radio Sunshine Live Top 20, further cementing his reputation as a producer of infectious crossover tracks.
His weekly 2-hour radio show Redux Sessions continues to go from strength to strength, broadcasting the latest trance and progressive anthems to an ever-increasing audience via a selection of stations across the world, while his DJing has taken him to Germany, Spain, Russia and the Ukraine, to legendary events such as Love Parade, Ruhr In Love, Nature One. Two decades in the game and showing no signs of slowing down, Rene Ablaze is as dedicated to his craft as ever. We are proud to have Rene Ablaze Remixes on Afterworld Recordings.
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