UK producer JTB or Jon The Baptist (as many will know him, with his timeless hard trance music throughout the noughties) is back after a lengthy hiatus, and he certainly means business! Unleashing his new album simply titled JTB Live on the Black Hole Recordings powered label HTE, 2020 will see him take the studio on stage in this exciting new concept for Trance and Hard Trance floors alike. No less than 11 equally epic tracks are on here, with Jon’s exceptional riff writing capabilities ever-present. Finding time along the way also to collaborate with long-time producer friends Nick The Kid, Dave Spinout and TrickyDJ,
And adding further magic to this magical ride! Standout tracks have to be the hair-raising melodies of ‘Come to Me’, The Scot Project’esque ‘Qontakt’, and opening track Energy with its vocal siren and pulsating drive. No lame dogs in the pack here, plus there is also a seamless DJ mix thrown in for good measure. Hard Trance, firmly alive and kicking!

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