A psytrance DJ is someone who mixes pre-produced psychedelic trance music together in order to entertain audiences at clubs, festivals and parties.
Psytrance artists or producers use a combination of both software and analog equipment to create music from scratch, by layering sounds, effects and instruments.
Below you will find a list of our favorite and best psytrance djs around the globe.
Psytrance DJ Nikki S
Nikki S has grown into one of the UK’s best psytrance djs. She released her first album on Alchemy Records, which quickly rose to the number 2 spot on the Beatport charts.
Nikki S offers a unique blend of psychedelic grooves from fat progressive beats to driving grooves and high energy psychedelic melodies. Her sets will have the dance floor rocking and are guaranteed to leave an impact.
With 43.000 Facebook fans and 29.000 Instagram followers, Nikki has developed a dedicated fan base. While originally from Australia, she now calls London home and can be frequently found performing at London psytrance parties. DJ Mag calleded her one of the ‘Major Impact’ artists for the future. Nikki S joined United Beats Records.
Psytrance DJ James Corbett
James Corbett is in his element when he sees the audience smile and dance.
He was born in Adelaide, Australia, but discovered his passion for dance moving while living in the UK while listening to late night shows on BBC Radio 1. He started mixing his first sets at the tender age of 9 years old.
James mainly focuses on fullon psytrance, with a preference for distinctive bass lines, melodic leads and rich atmospheres. However, occasionally you may also catch him play asome progressive or other types of psychedelic trance music.
He is famous for his smooth mixing skills and building a high vibrational energy on the dancefloor.
James Corbett launched his new online radio show Psyence Lab during the pandemic, where he invistes both Australian and international psytrance artists for interviews, new releases and a guest psytrance mix.
Psytrance DJ Sound Era
Sound Era (Alonso Villanueva) is a psytrance DJ from Mexico. He was born in 1993 and from birth grew up with a deep passion for music.
He started his psytrance DJ career at parties in Juarez Mexico. As of 2009, he has a distinct preference for full on psychedelic trance.
Psytrance DJ Ekanta
Ekanta is a pioneer of the psychedelic music and art culture in Brazil. With more than 20 years’ experience in the scene, she has become a legend. She is an uplifting and driving member of the psytrance community, where she not only produces and plays sets, but also contributes to the younger generations by giving mixing lessons.
She has played at numerous large and smaller festivals, such as Universo Paralello, Samsara, Boom, Voov Solstice and Full Moon.
She is not afraid of trying new things and likes to spice up her sets with folk, reggae and even rock and roll. Ekanta uplifts and enchants wherever she goes!
Psytrance DJ Tune Raider
Psytrance DJ Tune Raider is one of the top female psytrance djs. Originally from South Africa, she has been active in the scene for more than 17 years. Her popularity is growing as she impresses more and more people with each set. She has played at many top psytrance festivals, such as Alien Safari, Rezonance, Vortex, Earth Dance and Jungala, as well as many international events such as Universo Parallelo, Hadra, Antaris and Boomton Fair.
Tune Raider plays full on psychedelic trance and is famous for stirring up a storm on the dance floor.
Psytrance DJ Neuralya
Neuralya is originally from France, where she grew up in the Parisian ghetto. From a young age, she became addicted to music. Her first passion was rock, with a love for Pink Floyd, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin and many more. Through learning how to play the drums at the age of 13, she awakened her love for the beat. Around this time she also discovered electronic music, and drum and bass was her first passion.
In September 2010 she discovered psytrance at a psychedelic rave and instantly fell in love. She quickly began dj’ing and has since performed at many events throughout France and Europe.
She has a deep love for powerful melodies and structures. She knows exactly how to order and mix tracks in such a way that the experience becomes a bewitching and hypnotic story.
Psytrance DJ Juggler
DJ Juggler (Pedro Gaspar) started his career in music in 1999. He has worked with various labels throughout the years, such as ChaiShop.com, Utopia Records, Boa Group Booking and United Beats Records.
He also started producing his own music as the solo project Juggling.
His style is a mix of psytrance and morning fullon, with an emphasis on energetic rhythms and uplifting leads.
DJ Mary Swan
Mary began her DJ career at the young age of 17, where she started playing at a techno club in Copenhagen. She had a deep passion for playing goatrance music on vinyl records. Since 2006, she has been fully focused on her psytrance DJ career, but took a break in 2014 when she had her daughter. She made her official comeback in 2019 at Shiva Spirit Festival in Denmark. She can be booked for Psytrance and Full-on sets, as well as Old school/Retro Full-on sets.
Psytrance DJ Robas
Robas is a psytrance DJ, promoter and stage manager who is originally from Slovakia.
He discovered psychedelic trance at the young age of 13, and attended his first party at 15. This event radically changed his life and became a source of inspiration for him.
His passion of psytrance took a new direction when he started DJ’ing in 2011, and by now he has played numerous festvials and parties in Slovakia, The Netherlands, Poland, Macedonia and the Czech Republic.
His sets are driven by positive energy and he loves creating the right mood and energy for the party, mixing different psytrance styles into a coherent story.
Psytrance DJ Toxic
DJ Toxic (Xavier Jansana) began playing psytrance in 1998 and is a pioneer in the psytrance scene of Barcelona and Spain as a whole.
He has played at festivals such as Ozora, Own Spirit, Samsra and Connection Festival. In addition, he has played at many clubs in Europe, in London, Paris, Madrid, Moscow, Kiev, Barcelona and Lisbon.
His sets are well structured and groovy, and he is known to intensify any dance floor he plays for.
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