Biography

Zirenz are a female vocal writing, Dance music & crossover production duo living in Kidwelly Carmarthenshire Wales. Classically trained vocalists and musicians training at the ROYAL ACADEMY OF MUSIC London and both play a selection of musical instruments including piano, flute , guitar and Celtic Lever Harp. In 2004 Bex n Cat won their first Award for song writing an Honourable Mention Award from the world renowned John Lennon Song writing competition USA in 2003. 

RELEASES: Zirenz have released on  Armada Music ASOT, Anjunabeats , Mondo Records and in 2013 launched their own imprint Afterworld Recordings & Sub-labels Afterworld Deep, Afterworld Classics , Above The World and Tronica Recordings of which they release all their present catalogue on. Their tracks Edge Of Space, The Hymn & Shine On Me are all featured on many International DJ compilation albums through Mondo Records and Armada Music including the Award Winning Armin Van Burren – A State of Trance 2006 compilation. In 2011 Zirenz saw the re-work of their classic Zirenz Edge of Space 2011 with the Remix by Mike Saint Jules included on Paul Okenfold’s August DJ BOX Perfecto Records Armada Music which gained support on Ferry Corsten’s 220 Countdown, Pedro Del Mar Radio show and Solarstone Radio show. Then in 2012 Zirenz Edge of Space whiteroom Remix was give grand status being made “A State of Trance Classic” by the International renowned Grammy nominated Dutch DJ Armin Van Buuren who included Zirenz Edge of Space on the coveted ASOT Classics compilation Vol.7  and most recently Zirenz & Saint Rush Shine On Me where included on Trance Classics 2009 compilation immortalising both songs now as “Trance Classic”.

On the launch of their label Afterworld Recordings April 2013 Zirenz have been getting major support from high profile trance DJ’s ALY & FILA who are supporting their releases in LIVE & their FSOE Radio shows. Zirenz have also been successful in signing a major Record distribution deal direct with leading music digital distribution company Believe Digital UK for their Afterworld Recordings & Sub Labels.

SOUND SCORE CREDITS: SONY- Playstation 2 EYETOY Kinetic Combat Sound track – Zirenz Edge Of Space whiteroom Remix, Musical Director & Composer score arranger for the Stage show MADONNA IN SLAG CITY by Jude Alderson performed at Oval House London, Jack Lyons Theatre London.

CHARTS: Zirenz releases have charted at No.1 in the DMC World Trance charts,No1. in the BEATPORT Download Trance Charts, No. 2 in the Dutch Dance Buzz Charts, No.2 in the Trackitdown Sales Charts, No.3 in the Italy Classifica Trance/progressive/ house charts, No.7 in the DMC World Trance Charts, and also they charted in the Dutch TOP 40. There tracks have gained support from some of the world’s TOP DJ’s including Armin Van Burren – ASOT Radio – Tune of the week & web vote future favourite, Above & Beyond – TATW Radio – Record of the week, Aly & Fila FSOE Radio show Voted FUTURE SOUND , ReOrder In Trance I Believe TUNE OF THE WEEK, Gavyn Mytchel – Ministry Of Sound – Vital Vinyl chart & radio B playlist, Flux Trance Chart, and also Ferry Corsten’s 220 Countdown, Paul Van Dyk, Paul Okenfold,Tiesto, Markus Shculz, have given their support to Zirenz music. 

2016 Saw Zirenz release their “Vocal Trance Decade Collection Album” Which gained Worldwide success with TOP 10 – Spotify –  World Selection –  Trance Albums , No.10# – DEEZER- Pakistan Charts – Top 300 All Genres (3 Weeks) , No.47# – iTunes – Estonia Charts – Top 100 All Genres, No.64# – DEEZER- Ukraine Charts – Top 300 All Genres, No.75# – Beatport – World Charts – Top 100 Trance and a Review – International DJ Magazine – 9/10 “The UK duo’s ‘greatest hits’ set doubles as a potted history of vocal trance production trends”. by Danny Slade idj .

REVIEWS: Zirenz are established writers, vocalists and producers with their music being described as Atmospheric, Luscious, Beautifully abstract, Spine tingling, Heart wrenching, Fresh and Unique in many magazines and internet music reviews including International DJ mag with “Top Tune of the month” and Recommended 5/5 ratings. DJ mag 4/5 ratings, M8 music mag M8/M8 ratings, VMM e-magazine, RECOMMENDED TUNE Reviews and GTrancefamily (9.0). In 2009 Zirenz were made Artists of the week by Armada Music highlighting them and their musical talents [Link to Armada music post ].

IN THE STUDIO: Zirenz are working constantly on collaboration projects with several at one time
preparing releases for release now on their own imprints Afterworld Recordings, Afterworld Recordings Classics, Afterworld Recordings Deep , Above The World Recordings & Tronica Recordings. 

RADIO DJ’s & JOURNALIST’S: In 2013 Zirenz once again hit the Air waves with a weekly Radio show named  VMMTrance Radio show. Then back in 2016 the show was re-branded to the Afterworld Sessions Radio show, supporting all Trance genres which broadcasts weekly on Eleven (11) Digital and FM quality award winning radio stations worldwide. Through 2017 the Radio team plan to syndicate Afterworld Sessions to more stations across the World.

Zirenz Review all of the latest releases featured on the Afterworld Sessions radio shows which are posted on the Virtual Music Media facebook page will be posted online soon via the e re-launched VMMweb.com website from Autumn 2017.

ZiRENZ LIVE VOCALISTS: Zirenz Duo and as Soloists have performed live at Air Night club Birmingham, La Scala Kings Cross, her Majesty’s Theatre London, The Purcell Room Southbank Centre London, Saint Martins in the field London, Wigmore Hall London, Bridwell Theatre London, Claridge’s Hotel London and in many other London Venues and around the UK, Europe and International concert venues Around the World Including the Hokkaido cultural hall concert venue Japan.

 

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