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Best Above & Beyond Songs of All Time – Top 5 Tracks

Above & Beyond are an English electronic music group consisting of Jono Grant, Tony McGuinness, and Paavo Siljamäki. Formed in 2000, they are the owners of London-based electronic dance music labels Anjunabeats and Anjunadeep, and also host a weekly radio show titled Group Therapy Radio. The trio has been consistently ranked among DJ Magazine’s Top 100 DJs Poll, having placed at No. 6 in 2007, No. 4 in 2008 & 2009, No. 5 in 2010 & 2011, No. 51 in 2018, and most recently No. 22 in 2019.

Grant and Siljamäki met at the University of Westminster. Having discovered a common mutual interest for electronic music, they decided to collaborate in writing music together. Following Siljamäki’s suggestion, they set up the Anjunabeats label in the summer of 1999 with the release of their first single, “Volume One”, under the alias Anjunabeats.

The first official radio single from the album, “Sun & Moon”, featuring vocals from Richard Bedford, became a favorite of BBC Radio 1 personality Vernon Kay and ended up on the station’s B-List, an achievement that was also followed by their second radio single, “Thing Called Love”, which also featured Richard Bedford. In 2017, Billboard named “Sun & Moon” the number-one saddest dance music song of all-time.

In 2013, Above & Beyond continued to headline and perform at several dance music festivals, including Ultra Music Festival, Electric Daisy Carnival, Electric Forest, Tomorrowland and Stereosonic.

Above & Beyond has a residency at Hakkasan and Wet Republic in Las Vegas.

See a full list of upcoming Above & Beyond shows here.

Without further ado, Above & Beyond top 5 tracks of all time:

5. Above & Beyond feat. Gemma Hayes – Counting Down The Days

4. Above & Beyond feat. Marty Longstaff – Flying by Candlelight (A&B Club Mix)

3. Above & Beyond feat. Richard Bedford – Thing Called Love

2. Above & Beyond feat. Zoë Johnston – We’re All We Need

1. Above & Beyond feat. Richard Bedford – Sun & Moon

BONUS: Above & Beyond and Seven Lions feat. Opposite The Other – See The End

Omnia SD Promo Code

We will often have limited Omnia San Diego promo codes that are good for 20% off a ticket purchase at OmniaNightclub.com.

We’ll post discount codes here as soon as they are available. Check back for updates for upcoming shows at Omnia SD nightclub in downtown San Diego!

Almost all of the following promo codes are good for limited uses – if you’re getting an error that means the code has already been used 100 times.

Upcoming Events:

  • 2/28 – Illenium @ Omnia SD – Promo Code: Discotech (20% off) >> Buy Tickets Here
  • 2/29 – DJ Shift @ Omnia SD – Promo Code: Discotech (20% off) >> Buy Tickets Here
  • 3/6 – Sam Feldt @ Omnia SD – Promo Code: Discotech (20% off) >> Buy Tickets Here
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  • 3/27 – Dada Life @ Omnia SD – Promo Code: Discotech (20% off) >> Buy Tickets Here
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  • 2/15 – Party Favor @ Omnia SD – Promo Code: Discotech (20% off) >> Buy Tickets Here
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Above & Beyond at Omnia SD Promo Code

Just announced – Above & Beyond at Omnia San Diego on Friday April 7, 2017.

Limited time promotion – use promo code ABPROMO to get $10 off your ticket purchase here.

This code is only valid for the first 200 uses – if the code is no longer working that means more than 200 tickets have been purchased.

Find additional Omnia SD promo codes here.

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Above & Beyond at Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort 1/1/2017

The most anticipated New Year’s Eve Event every year in Orange County. Every year SMG creates an elaborate NYE experience. This Year SMG is stepping out of the box and creating the ultimate seaside extravaganza. RESOLUTION NYE will be erecting a massive tent on the shores of Newport Beach Back Bay for two back to back New Year’s Eve Parties. The emphasis for this year will be on the overall “experience” that will wow the masses.

DAY 2 Will Feature ABOVE & BEYOND

This is Day 2 of a Two Day RESOLUTION NYE

TICKETS GO ON SALE MONDAY (11/21) at 11:00AM PST.  Round up your Crew! No guestlist for this event – tickets only!

Bottle service is available for this event – contact us at 415-735-6716 or reservations@discotech.me.

VENUE INFORMATION:
Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort
1131 Back Bay Dr
Newport Beach, CA, 92660
http://www.newportdunes.com/

CONNECTION. If one word sums up the phenomenon of Above & Beyond then that is surely it. Whether it’s the thousands of fans singing their lyrics back at shows around the world, from Bangalore to Beirut to Brixton, or the millions that tune in for their weekly Group Therapy (ABGT) radio show, connection – real human connection – is at the heart of all things that define this multitalented trio.

Above & Beyond is Jono Grant, Tony McGuinness and Paavo Siljamaki, and their story is one of constant movement over a 14-year history. From their early days as hotly-tipped producers remixing Radiohead and Madonna, to their current global standing, Jono, Tony and Paavo have remained as down-to-earth and determined as ever – always focused on the next goal.

The only dance act in history to win the Essential Mix Of The Year award twice (for their 2004 and 2011 efforts), the London-based trio have played to one million people on the Barra Beach in Rio de Janeiro (New Year’s Eve in 2007), sold out the Hollywood Palladium faster than anyone in history, and even had their track “Buzz” chosen to soundtrack the launch of Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo in the Mojave desert. As these landmarks rack up, the non-stop pulse of their global touring keeps them connected to their growing international fan base. Each week brings another crowd, another country and often another continent, and an ABGT radio broadcast heard by over 25 million people.

A band first and foremost, Above & Beyond are songwriters as much as they are DJs. Their latest project, ‘Above & Beyond Acoustic,’ showcases their deeply rooted musicianship and classical training. Slated for release as a movie and album at the beginning of 2014, the trio has performed the project live both at London’s intimate Porchester Hall, and in two sold-out performances at LA’s renowned, 6,000-capacity Greek Theatre. Working with three singers, a string quartet, harpist, drummer and bassist, Tony sings and plays guitar, mandolin and ukulele, Paavo hits the grand piano, and Jono plays the Rhodes piano, guitar and vibraphone. The resulting product is unlike any undertaking by a dance music act in history. As Billboard noted: “Above & Beyond created one of the finest and more memorable shows in EDM history.”

Before the acoustic project, their second album Group Therapy took their sound to great new heights in 2011. The follow-up to 2006’s widely acclaimed debut Tri-State, the album draws on musical reference points as diverse as French cosmic pop heroes Air, American singer-songwriter Jeff Buckley and soundtrack master Hans Zimmer. “We are always looking to explore new territory, but try to operate in our own way rather than just trying to follow trends,” explains Jono. The combined result on Group Therapy was unmistakably Above & Beyond – a cohesive album that was described by Mixmag as “the artist album of the year.”

At the heart of the album’s allure, of course, were songs of loves lost, confused and found; sung by the distinctive Richard Bedford and former Faithless singer/songwriter Zoë Johnston. “Songs have an impact which is quite unparalleled in art,” believes Tony. “Poetry can be powerful, great literature is another great informer and educator, but few of us can remember any significant words from the great books or poems we read. But something amazing happens when you put words to music.”

Featuring two BBC Radio 1 playlisted singles (“Sun & Moon” and “Thing Called Love”) and a Sirius BPM Chart #1, the album’s many songs have connected in a way that so few dance tracks – vocal or otherwise – ever manage. “Since releasing our Group Therapy Album it’s brought us even closer to our audience around the world,” explains Paavo. “The one thing I didn’t expect to happen on the scale it has, is how people from around the world have shared their stories with us as they go through amazingly positive or incredibly difficult times in their lives. It’s really touched us all and feels like a driving force for new creativity.”

The intense atmosphere at Above & Beyond’s increasingly ambitious live performances has redrawn the parameters of the DJ set. While so many superstar DJs place themselves at the heart of their performance, Above & Beyond’s focus is always on getting closer to their crowd and making them part of the action. Whether that’s by bringing fans up on stage to press the play button on their CDJs, or communicating with the crowd via visual screens and messages typed out on the spot, the effect is to make everyone in the room feel like they are part of an experience that is at once epic, immersive and interactive. “Some time ago we realized that on the best nights we have it’s always a three way thing: us, the music and the people, and we see improving the communication between all three as helping a good party turn incredible, ” explains Paavo. “The soundsystem, lights and visuals are all there to help people connect to the music, with each other and with us better. A Group Therapy experience, ideally, is positive, uniting and life-affirming for all involved.”

Throughout this process, Above & Beyond has continued to release forward-thinking instrumental club music – such as their latest single “Mariana Trench” – on their renowned Anjunabeats label. An essential part of their story, the label is now in its 13th year and has helped to nurture artists like the London-based innovator Mat Zo, the eclectic genius Andrew Bayer and Russian star Arty. Independently spirited but run with ambitious vision, the label has grown like a family. “Dance music tends to be very short term, but we aim to release records that will leave a lasting impression on people and are listened to in years to come” explains Jono. “We try to operate in our own way rather than trying to follow trends.”

Orange County New Years Eve 2016/2017 Event & Nightlife Guide

New Years Eve 2016 is almost upon us! Wondering what’s happening in Los Angeles this New Years Eve? You’ve come to the right place.

Not going to be in the OC? We have a guide to NYE 2016 in Los Angeles as well as NYE 2016 in San Diego!

NYE falls on a Saturday this year which means most clubs will be 100% sold out! Book your tables early!

You can use our free mobile app to book your tables – we highly recommend booking tables as early as you can – prices will go up as the date gets closer.

Time Nightclub New Years Eve 2016

TBA.. check back for details!

Yost Theater New Years Eve 2016

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Heat Ultra Lounge New Years Eve 2016

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The Observatory New Years Eve 2016

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Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort New Years Eve 2016

1131 Back Bay Dr
Newport Beach, CA

The most anticipated New Year’s Eve Event every year in Orange County. Every year SMG creates an elaborate NYE experience. This Year SMG is stepping out of the box and creating the ultimate seaside extravaganza. RESOLUTION NYE will be erecting a massive tent on the shores of Newport Beach Back Bay for two back to back New Year’s Eve Parties. The emphasis for this year will be on the overall “experience” that will wow the masses. Day 1 (Dec 31, 2016) features SNBRN. Tickets go on sale on 11/21/16 at 11 AM PST. Doors open 8 PM.

The first SNBRN single ‘Raindrops feat. Kerli’ was released January 20th on Ultra Records. “Raindrops” has already garnered over 14 million plays on Spotify and well over 2 million on SoundCloud. It also reached #2 on the HypeM Charts, #12 on the iTunes Dance singles chart, and #25 on Billboard’s Electronic/Dance Music Chart.

SNBRN’s official remix of Marvin Gaye’s “Sexual Healing” hit #1 on HypeM and quickly climbed into the Top 10 House chart on Beatport. Simultaneously, Chris Lake and Matroda’s official remix of SNBRN’s single “California” went #2 overall on Beatport.

Over the summer of 2015, SNBRN hit the North American festival circuit with performances at the likes of Lollapalooza, Electric Zoo, Firefly, Hangout, Electric Forest, Lightning in a Bottle, CRSSD, Hard, & more

Day 2 of RESOLUTION NYE features Above & Beyond. Tickets go on sale 11/21/16 at 11 AM PST. Doors open at 3 PM on 1/1/2017.

CONNECTION. If one word sums up the phenomenon of Above & Beyond then that is surely it. Whether it’s the thousands of fans singing their lyrics back at shows around the world, from Bangalore to Beirut to Brixton, or the millions that tune in for their weekly Group Therapy (ABGT) radio show, connection – real human connection – is at the heart of all things that define this multitalented trio.

Above & Beyond is Jono Grant, Tony McGuinness and Paavo Siljamaki, and their story is one of constant movement over a 14-year history. From their early days as hotly-tipped producers remixing Radiohead and Madonna, to their current global standing, Jono, Tony and Paavo have remained as down-to-earth and determined as ever – always focused on the next goal.

The only dance act in history to win the Essential Mix Of The Year award twice (for their 2004 and 2011 efforts), the London-based trio have played to one million people on the Barra Beach in Rio de Janeiro (New Year’s Eve in 2007), sold out the Hollywood Palladium faster than anyone in history, and even had their track “Buzz” chosen to soundtrack the launch of Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo in the Mojave desert. As these landmarks rack up, the non-stop pulse of their global touring keeps them connected to their growing international fan base. Each week brings another crowd, another country and often another continent, and an ABGT radio broadcast heard by over 25 million people.

A band first and foremost, Above & Beyond are songwriters as much as they are DJs. Their latest project, ‘Above & Beyond Acoustic,’ showcases their deeply rooted musicianship and classical training. Slated for release as a movie and album at the beginning of 2014, the trio has performed the project live both at London’s intimate Porchester Hall, and in two sold-out performances at LA’s renowned, 6,000-capacity Greek Theatre. Working with three singers, a string quartet, harpist, drummer and bassist, Tony sings and plays guitar, mandolin and ukulele, Paavo hits the grand piano, and Jono plays the Rhodes piano, guitar and vibraphone. The resulting product is unlike any undertaking by a dance music act in history. As Billboard noted: “Above & Beyond created one of the finest and more memorable shows in EDM history.”

Hakkasan, Omnia, Wet Republic Announce 2016 DJ Residencies

Hakkasan Group — the folks behind nightclubs Hakkasan and Omnia as well as Wet Republic dayclub — today revealed its full 2016 Las Vegas DJ residency lineup.

Calvin Harris tops the list alongside Tiësto, who’ve both signed multi-year contracts.

Notable new additions include Armin van Buuren (formerly signed with Marquee), Lil Jon (formerly with XS/Wynn), Chuckie (formerly with Marquee), Axwell^Ingrosso (formerly with Light/Daylight), Steve Angello (formerly with LiFE/SLS), and Oliver Heldens. Check out the full list below.

Dates for Calvin Harris performances are already announced through September.

Hakkasan/Omnia/Wet Republic 2016 DJ Roster

Calvin Harris
Tiësto
Above & Beyond
Afrojack
Armin van Buuren
Axwell^Ingrosso
Borgeous
Burns
The Chainsmokers
Chuckie
Dada Life
Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike
DVBBS
Dzeko & Torres
Fergie DJ
GTA
Hardwell
Krewella
Lil Jon
Martin Garrix
NERVO
Nicky Romero
Oliver Heldens
Showtek
Steve Angello
Steve Aoki
Tigerlily
W&W
3LAU

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