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UPLIFTING ONLY

Uplifting Only is the world's leading radio show for the orchestral uplifting trance genre, and also focuses on emotional uplifting trance, vocal uplifting trance, and a little orchestral and chillout music.

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My Story

Ori Uplift’s Radio Show: Uplifting Only:

  • Rated the #8 "Best Radioshow/Podcast/Cloudcast" in the Trance Podium 2014 Awards.

  • Ranked one of the top five trance podcasts for working out by Trance Hub (ranking first for yoga and pilates).

  • Two UpOnly mixcompilations reached #1 on the Beatport genre charts (Trance & Chillout).

  • Seven UpOnly mixcompilations or mixes reached the top 5 on the Beatport genre charts.

Abora Recordings (of which Ori Uplift is owner & CEO):

  • Rated the world’s #8 trance label in the Trance Podium 2014 Awards.

  • Rated one of the 7 best trance record labels by Trance for Infinity. Was the first out of those seven.

  • Has grown to encompass 11 sublabels/imprints and has signed exclusivity deals with eight artists, including trance legend Andy Blueman.

  • Has won the Future Favorite on Armin van Buuren's A State of Trance 13 times since 2012, more than any label except Armin's Armada itself.

Ori Uplift DJ-ing Highlights:

  • “Main Headliner” at the 2015 Trancervatory Festival in Ecuador

  • Closed for Aly & Fila in Washington DC (spent about 30 minutes onstage together with Fadi performing)

  • Performed with singers Caro Sosa and Erika Faries

  • Named one of 5 “Artists to Watchout For" by Trance Hub.

Sales & Charts:

  • Two of his mixcompilations based on his Uplifting Only show reached the #1 spot on the Beatport release charts (trance and chillout)

  • Two more have reached #2 on the trance charts.

  • A total of 7 of his mixcomps or mixes have reached the top 5 on the Beatport charts.

The radioshow

Uplifting Only is the world's leading radio show for the orchestral uplifting trance genre, and also focuses on emotional uplifting trance, vocal uplifting trance, and a little orchestral and chillout music.

 

To quote iTunes commenters,  UpOnly is "nonstop mixes by the best source for uplifting trance music. Perfect for long travels, tasks, homework, or to just jam out", and "Some of the best music out there. All the tracks are just beautiful."

 

It is the definitive show for orchestral uplifting trance the way Armin's A State of Trance intends itself for trance and progressive. Like ASOT, UpOnly includes weekly fan votes for favorite tracks and tunes of the year, a large number of exclusive world premieres every week, and exclusive recorded voiceovers from the artists whose tracks are premiered that week.

 

Orchestral uplifting trance is a genre of music that is both euphoric and peaceful, energizing and cinematic. It fuses trance and symphonic music by taking the genre of uplifting trance and having the breakdowns be like emotional/epic orchestral or film music. It also features trance melodies that are more epic, emotional, or euphoric than other uplifting trance.

 

Uplifting Only was rated the #8 trance radioshow/podcast in the 2014 Trance Podium Awards, and Trance Hub rated it one of the top 5 trance shows for working out (and the top show for yoga & pilates).

 

UpOnly is the flagship show for Abora Recordings, the world's top label for orchestral uplifting trance and emotional uplifting trance and the home of 11 sublabels.

 

On the first show of the month, UpOnly plays much vocal uplifting trance. It plays all-instrumental uplifting trance the rest of the month, except for guest mixes or special episodes, which can also have vocal trance.

 

Two mixcompilations based on the show and its voting reached the #1 spots on the Beatport genre charts for releases, and five have reached the top 5 on the charts.