Review: Ronski Speed – New BREED


For many years Ronski Speed has been one of the most consistent names in the international trance scene.

Known for hit singles like “The Space We Are”, “Rise Again” and “Lasting Light” his works have been featured more than 20 times as the Tune of the Week by ASOT over the years. He also created various remixes for Aly & Fila, Armin van Buuren, Above & Beyond, Markus Schulz and Tritonal. Ronski Speed has been part of Euphonic for many years but he also released on Armada, Blackhole, Vandit and Anjunabeats.

In 2014 he launched his own label, MARACAIDO. With MARACAIDO he now has the artistic freedom to produce and release his idea of a fresh and modern trance sound.

Finally on May 25th, Ronny Schneider, better known by his stage name Ronski Speed, has released his mix-compilation, “New BREED” which is sure to prove to the world, the amazing ability of this talented artist.

Check out my track-by-track take on the compilation. 🙂

1. Sylvermay – Prometheus (Chill Mix)

Chill mix is spot on! This is a track which you can listen to while you sit back and relax with friends. A very relaxed pace to it while it still upholds the trance vibes.

2. Nick Callan – A Summer to Remember

Whenever you hear this track, the memories attached to you are sure to come flooding back. It is a track which brings out the more emotional side due to its roots in trance.

3. Ronski Speed & Lucy Saunders – Calm Before The Storm (Aimoon Remix)

The vocals are sure to help you with the “Calm Before The Storm”. Very upbeat and soothing to the ears.

4. LTN & Ronski Speed – Lint

A well thought out and magical collaboration between these two artists definitely sticking to their trance roots and embracing every part of it.

5. Moiez & Alina Renae with Mike Shiver & Rapha – What I Need This Time (Ronski Speed Remix)

Ronny’s remix of this track adds that slight bit of sparkle which will be sure to pull on your heart strings and make you relate to it.

6. Farhad Mahdavi & Soshians – Back To Amsterdam

Perfect title as this track is more upbeat and sets the mood for a party. A club banger to say the least.

7. Sylvermay – Ushuaia

Definitely something to listen to if you’re looking for a more laidback sound while still looking for an upbeat EDM vibe.

8. Matrick – Rockfall

All I can pay attention to when listening to this track is the beautiful melody dripping from my speakers. A feet tapping, heart smiling track.

9. SHato & Paul Rockseek meets Voy-Tech – Crypoint (Ronski Speed Remix)

A more upbeat mix to this track but one which will surely entice listeners to get up, move and enjoy life.

10. Silvermay – Prometheus

Sticking to his trance roots with this track, one where your emotions are brought out and you feel the song.

11. Ronski Speed – Scrum

The upbeat nature of this track is perfect for any time of day whenever a pick me up is needed as it’s sure to bring a smile to your face.

12. Juxie feat. Emma Piitulainen – Teardrops (Ronski Speed Scrum Mix)

One of those tracks which is so full of emotion that it has the ability to bring tears to your eyes.

13. Aimoon – Punch It (Ronski Speed Scrum Mix)

The tempo is slightly high with this track however the essence of its beauty and melodic power is not lost. A more club scene vibe to it.

14. Dennis Sheperd feat. Chloe Langley – Bring You Home (Ronski Speed Remix)

Ronski definitely brought this track home and added his unique touch to it. While the uplifting beats are the first to embrace your ears, the beauty of the vocals are not lost in transition.

15. Ost & Meyer with Ronski Speed feat.Cate Kanell – Fortress (Dan Stone Remix)

The beauty of this track is in its simplicity. The remix simply adds to this and brings out the euphoric feeling within the listener. Something anyone would enjoy when they close their eyes and allow the music to takeover.

16. Alex John – Daydream

Aptly titled, this tune will allow you to drift off into space and enjoy the emotions it brings forth. An avid trance listener will appreciate a track like this for the chills it gives you.

Overall, this compilation is something that I would definitely recommend everyone should listen to, more so for people who are looking for music with depth rather than waiting for the “drop”. His ability to give us such music filled with emotion is not something you come across in a hurry.

You can listen to Ronski Speed – New BREED compilation mini-mix below.

You can purchase the compilation here.

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