Roger Martinez and Alex O’Rion Bring Fresh Life to ‘De Machtige Trip’ with Higher States

Roger Martinez and Alex O’Rion have joined forces with Higher States to deliver captivating interpretations of Roger Martinez’s classic track, “De Machtige Trip,” just in time for the summer season. Known for his transcendent style that has garnered support from the industry’s top DJs, Roger Martinez’s original production became a beloved gem in the progressive music scene since its release in 2013 on GEM Records.

Roger Martinez’s 2023 rendition of “De Machtige Trip” takes listeners on a journey of slow-burning repetition and conceptual charm. Evoking emotions through meticulously crafted beats and rebounding rhythms, this rendition paints idyllic scenes of solitude. With hypnotic arps and mesmerizing progression, Roger Martinez showcases his mastery in creating a sonic dreamland that unfolds gradually and captivates the senses.

Returning to the label, Alex O’Rion offers his unique take on “De Machtige Trip.” Having made a name for himself with groovy melodic releases on esteemed labels like Lost and Found and Anjunabeats, Alex’s interpretation maintains the uplifting spirit of the original while delivering his signature sound. Through deep hypnotic basslines, invigorating melodies, and lush textures, Alex O’Rion crafts a sweeping sonic experience that takes listeners on a mesmerizing journey.

With their distinct styles, Roger Martinez and Alex O’Rion bring new life to “De Machtige Trip” with their reimagined versions, showcasing their talent and creativity in the progressive house realm. Higher States once again proves its commitment to pushing boundaries and delivering exceptional music for electronic music enthusiasts worldwide.

Roger Martinez:

Roger Martinez is an esteemed electronic music producer with a career spanning over a decade. Known for his transcendent style, he has garnered support from top DJs such as Cid Inc, Eelke Kleijn, John Digweed, Guy J, Hernan Cattaneo, Nick Warren, and Sasha. His track “De Machtige Trip,” released in 2013 on GEM Records, has become one of his most beloved and timeless productions.

Alex O’Rion

Alex O’Rion, originally a trance producer, found inspiration in the likes of John Digweed, Nick Warren, and Sasha, which led him to explore the realm of progressive house. His groovy melodic sound quickly gained recognition, with releases on labels like Nick Warren’s Hope Recordings and Hernan Cattaneo’s Sudbeat Music. In 2020, Alex’s career reached new heights, securing a spot as Beatport’s #3 best-selling progressive house producer and landing releases on renowned labels like Lost and Found and Anjunabeats.