Israel is one of the biggest raving capitals in the world thanks to its undying love for psytrance music. If you’re planning on a “psy”ghtseeing tour though the country, check out these DJs to get a primer on the sound.
Hailing from Tel Aviv, Astral Projection is an electronic music band that started Trust in Trance Records, one of the early pioneers of the psy scene in Israel.
This DJ group from Afula is part of Israel’s new generation of psytrance artists. Besides touring all over the world, they have remix credits with the likes of Moby, The Police, Depeche Mode and Fatboy Slim.
Astrix’s melodic style of psytrance is a blend of the driving full-on sound with the more club-friendly sound of trance.
Skazi / Asher Swissa
Skazi is a live psytrance project created by Asher Swissa, a producer and DJ who started in the punk scene before creating his unique blend of rock and rave music.
With a famous composer as a father and a job in post-production, Yoni Oshrat took the moniker Ace Ventura (Ventura is his old family name) to begin producing psytrance in the late 90s.
As one of Israel’s most famous exports, Infected Mushroom is one of the most recognizable psytrance artists in the world, though more recent albums explored a variety of other genres.
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