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Help me find this Swedish trance musician.
February 8, 2011 12:18 PM   Subscribe

Trying to remember a trance artist from back in the MP3.com days.

I remember this guy from Sweden posting some pretty popular trance music to MP3.com. It might have been "christian" trance, whatever that means. Or maybe his name had "christian" in it somewhere. I remember his name being pretty Swedish-sounding.

But the music was really enjoyable to listen to.

And...that's all I remember. Thanks!
posted by circular to Media & Arts (9 answers total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
 
Christian Röhss?
posted by iconomy at 12:28 PM on February 8, 2011


Here's a link.
posted by iconomy at 12:30 PM on February 8, 2011


Whoa, that's a Swedish trance artist named Christian!!! But it's not the guy I'm thinking of. Arg. :-( Are the old mp3.com melodic trance charts still online somewhere? I found a single-pager but that's all...

Thanks, iconomy.
posted by circular at 12:52 PM on February 8, 2011


Here's a wild guess: Christian Fennesz?
(not exactly trance, and not Swedish either)
posted by at the crossroads at 1:39 PM on February 8, 2011


Nope, not Fennesz. I'm thinking his last name was "Johansson" or something Swedish like that.
posted by circular at 1:48 PM on February 8, 2011


Probably not it, as there were a lot of trance acts on MP3.com back in the day (and it doesn't fit the "Christian" thing you're remembering), but the first one that came to mind was Master Zap (aka Håkan Andersson).
posted by anthom at 4:15 PM on February 8, 2011


Maybe it was Bassic? I worked for the bank that processed the artist payments for MP3.com, and this dude was one of the main earners.
posted by Midnight Creeper at 9:22 PM on February 8, 2011


I have half a hunch I'm thinking of several different people. And those were all very helpful answers. Thank you.
posted by circular at 9:06 PM on February 9, 2011


Could it be Phero?
They were (are?) from Denmark, not Sweden, but I actually collaborated with them a few times back on mp3.com a million years ago and while I'm not a big trance expert, one of the guys is named Johnsen.
Some more googled info.
Wow, I hadn't thought about them in a while.
posted by chococat at 8:58 PM on April 21, 2011


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