SERVICES

What we can do for you

(Ghost) Productions

(Ghost) Productions

You were always looking for your own track? But you don't have the money to buy your own studio? Make an appointment with our studio to work on your track. Also we can produce professional tracks for you, for very good prices! Feel free to contact us about the possibilities.

Remixes

Remixes

Do you want your track to sound different? Do you want a remix where you can get a recorddeal by the bigger labels and djs? Make an appointment with our studio to remix your track, and your track will sound different! Feel free to contact us about the possibilities.

Recordings

Recordings

Are you looking for a fantastic recording of your voice? Do you want to show your family and friends finally what you're capable of? Make an appointment with our studio and record your favorite song. We can mix and master your song, and you have a professional demo! Feel free to contact us about the possibilities.

Mastering

Mastering

You finished your track, but you still miss the finishing touch? Do you want more punch in your mix, more dynamics? Make an appointment with our studio for mastering and we take care that your track sounds fresh, clean and mastered! Feel free to contact us about the possibilities.

Mastering

(Live) Engineering

Does your recording or musicproduction on your computer or homestudio sound different then in your car? Do you miss something or is there too much in your mix? Make an appointment with our studio, bring along your audio-tracks and we make a good sounding production. We mix and master your track to a professional sounding track! Feel free to contact us about the possibilities.

LABELS

Our brands


X-ceptional Music
(Deep)House/Club/Vocal

X-ceptional Music

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Earthshock Records
Techhouse/Techno

Earthshock Records

releases...

Sunset Music
Lounge/Triphop

Sunset Music Lounge

releases...

ESD Recordings
Trance/Uplifting

ESD Recordings

releases...

Headstart Music
Bringing talented and creative people together

Headstart Music

releases...

Back to the 90s
90s made

Back to the 90s

releases...

ARTISTS

Our dreamteam


@lex

@lex

Very talented Dutch techhouse producer

His first release was a remix made for C.J. Stone and Caba Kroll, an instand hit that soldout in just one weekend!

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Adam Easter

Adam Easter

Adam kicked-off his career in 2011 with his first official remix of "Not Enough"

Adam kicked-off his career in 2011 with his first official remix of "Not Enough" by the Happy Hardcore act "NRG" released at the dutch label "X-Ceptional Music". This remix has been re-released in 2013 at the well known label "Mental Madness" in Germany and the Australian label "LNG Music".

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Autique

Autique

Being both music lovers and sharing a passion for making music, they are the perfect combination

Niels Rijnders (1992) and Sebastiaan van der Avoird (1992) met at a young age. Being both music lovers and sharing a passion for making music, they are the perfect combination.

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Bad Hat Bandits

Bad Hat Bandits

Johnny Rockwell is a House music Dj / Producer / Remixer and worked under several aliases as a House Music artist for over 20 years

Johnny got influenced by the New York House Sound. Next to House music he had a great interest in hip-hop, breakbeat, jungle and drum’n bass, and by playing that music he gained his mixing and scratching skills behind the decks at underground parties way back in the 90's. From that point on he knew he wanted to do more with this musical enjoyment and mainly focused on House music.

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Bas Kunnen

Bas Kunnen

Beekay/Caisha/Next Dimension/Noisefloor/Cassini/Geert Ruidenberg/Cepheus1/1-a-B

Bas started producing in the early 90's and his tracks and remixes have been put out on over 200 releases

After releasing his debutalbum Lucid Dream early 2004 on his own label x-ceptional music and the following successful albumtour, Bas Kunnen decided late 2004 there had to be a big change. He wanted a new challenge he explained in different interviews. Not only his way of working, also his sound, look and live act were totally changed. Beside that, his studio was rebuild to a hypermodern digital laboratory.

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Benny Royal

Benny Royal

Benny’s productions and remixes turn up in leading dance charts and are available at many download portals

Ever since Benny Royal began producing music, more and more have we been exposed to hearing the sounds of this artist. His productions and remixes are dominating dance floors from all over the world and his DJ sets are catchy and full of energy. According to Benny, his affection for dance music and his no nonsense attitude are the success ingredients for his typical 'Royal' sound.

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Cor Zegveld

Cor Zegveld/Sidefeld

Cor Zegveld started his career in the late 80’s producing and mixing techno and dance music.

DJ Sidefeld alias Cor Zegveld started playing and producing dance music in the early nineties. His sound was techno, house and hardcore. He released his music on well known labels like ID&T, Proceed, Movement Records, Extreme Records, Dance Factory and Rams Horn, to name a few.

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Diozo

Diozo

Diozo got passionated for House Music, looking for an unique sound

Diozo (Dion Rikkert, Rotterdam 1998) started playing drums at the young age of 12. Quickly he developed his drum skills and peformed at many stages as a drummer. When he got older he got passionated for House Music, looking for an unique sound, the "Diozo sound".

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Dr. Funkenstein

Dr.Funkenstein

Spins music since the '80s

The influence of the 90s has stuck with him, the tasty bass lines, cheerful melodies and beautiful vocals have become the roots of his uplifting musical preferences. This you will certainly hear in his set.

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Eclectica

Eclectica

What happens when you put together a few highly qualified music professionals, a lot of music equipment, energy and enthousiasm?

Influenced by The Freestylers, Moloko, Faithless and The Prodigy, this band with international allure brings a lot of energetic dancable music, a cross-over of pop, dance, funk and soul.

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Fingerspitzen

Fingerspitzen/Stohm Lokomotiv/Tweecq

I am here to learn as much as I can, in order to give as much as I can. So i create instead of present

Martijn van der Laan produces under many names and is responsible for dozens of successful releases and remixes under aliasses of Tweecq, Stohm Lokomotiv and offourse Fingerspitzen. He is the brain behind succesful tracks as 'Navajo, Saloon Rave and Work your Body remix for Bas Kunnen.

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Grande Vue

Grande Vue

Grande Vue is a dance and music production team from Rotterdam

Grande Vue stands for a broad-ranged musical vision thanks to the producers’ diverse backgrounds: Idriss is a Dj from the urban scene, while Bas is well-known in the dance world. Due to this unique blend, their tracks have an entirely personal sound.

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DJ Idriss

DJ Idriss

Fascinated by several types of Music, whatever their cultural background

Being a dj is my passion, I have been active among others in the following: Paradiso- Amsterdam, Milky Way- Amsterdam, Fast Forward Dance Parade 2006_Rotterdam (Biggest European Parade), Rotterdam's Carnival(Attended by some 900,000 persons) etc., England, Germany and the Caribbean.

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Jay Rox

Jay Rox

Dutch DJ/producer Jay Rox clearly knows his way behind the decks

Performing at favoured festivals and clubnights like WMC13 (Miami),Citymoves, Intents Festival, Freshtival and prime time sets at Famara Festival (Esp),Attraction and Tropical Night underlines the quality of this energetic upcoming artist.

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Lezamaboy

Lezamaboy

His rhythm and heritage are from Trinidad and Tobago

Already at young age, he became addicted to electronic music. I didn’t take long till he discovered EDM also on parties.

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Luca Savazzi

Luca Savazzi

Luca Savazzi was raised with the Italian culture from his parents

Luca Savazzi (born in Amsterdam) was raised in The Netherlands with the Italian culture from his parents. Temperament, passion and a business drive from both worlds can clearly be noticed in this music and life. As a singer, composer and lyricist who thought himself to play the piano at an early age he writes his own music (in the English, Italian and Dutch language) which allows him to express his own feelings and emotions. Luca is also a model, actor and entrepreneur. He owns creative companies in the graphical sector which makes it possible for him to create the style that fits his music and personality best.

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Ludaphunk

Ludaphunk

This funky dj/musician from Rotterdam, was inspired by housemusic on a young age

Since 1999 he got in touch with housemusic and fell in love with this music and scene. He decided to stop spinning the harder sounds and get on with tech-house & groove. The track 'Forever Pt2', remixed by Harry 'choo choo' Romero for Subliminal Records, made a big impact to Ludaphunk.

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Marquee

Marquee

Marquee loves trance music, he loves the melodies and the big drama in it

Almost 10 years ago he got in touch with the dancemusic scene and festivals by Tiesto playing at Mystery land. That's when he knew that he wanted to make music too, to give the people a good time dancing on his own music.

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NRG

NRG

NRG, the brand new live dance-act that combines the 90's feel with today's sounds

NRG, the brand new live dance-act that combines the 90's feel with today's sounds. NRG is founded to fill the gap in 20 years music history in the dance scene. Containing producer/ songwriters that proved their capabilities, NRG brings exactly where its name came from: the power and energy of an exciting mix of a truly updated 90's hardcore feel!

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Rick Snel

Rick Snel

Creating opportunities and bringing talented and creative people together

Rick Snel (1974) is the managing director and producer of the Headstart Music label. Passionate about music he's giving talented people the chance to develop themselves with a personalized producers course ánd a release at the Headstart label!

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Ricky da Dragon

Ricky da Dragon

Houselegend of the famous Club Parkzicht Rotterdam

Ricky is very populair for dj-ing at houseclassic parties and can handle many styles, but his heart goes out to the more soulful,deep and funky house music as club dj,radio performer and as you can hear as a composer/producer.

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Robbert Corsten

RoBBert Corsten

Ferry's younger brother

Biography coming soon.

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Robin Rox

Robin Rox

Robin is a house DJ flavored with Latin, Classics and Groovy Club

Robin started out on small parties, got via clubs to bigger stages with a vast collection of Music in a wide variety of funky styles. Robin is a house DJ flavored with Latin, Classics and Groovy Club. Sometimes even a hit record from the 80's passes by.

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Spurious

Spurious/John Deviate

John literally grew up with music

John literally grew up with music, at the age of 10 he was already sharing his favourite music with others and soon John started producing and mixing music. During his youth John listened a lot to the music of "Dune" and "The Prodigy". But after watching the VHS "Tiësto Live At Innercity" in 1999 John fell in love with trance music and knew his destiny.

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Stanford

Stanford

DJ|MC STANFORD. Anything Goes...

While gaining local name and his dj- and live act-gigs were taking off nationwide, he got signed to the Rotterdam based label “Midtown”, and in 1990 his first production was released: "Got me goin' crazy", a new jack swing track co-produced by René v.d. Weyde(Atlantic Ocean).

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Stephanie

Stéphanie

Singer, songwriter and model

For Stephanie music is a way of expressing her emotions. It is a part of here life and she knew from the moment she could speak that she wanted to be a singer.

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Tommy the Sound

Tommy the Sound

Former DJ Jean's Madhouse resident

His DJ adventure started out in his hometown where he played at several local bars. In a few years time he got booked in some of the hottest clubs around the country. During this time he met DJ Jean, who invited Tommy to play at his famous Madhouse Club Nights (Club iT, Powerzone Amsterdam).

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STUDIO

Our kitchen


Studio

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Drummachines

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Mr Moog

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Tascam DM-4800

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Native Instruments S88 Masterkeyboard

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Rack with outboard

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Roland TDK25 drumkit

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Vocal booth

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Synthesizers

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Workspace

Studio

Overview

  • Computer: Hexacore 3.4 Ghz, 16.0 Gb internal memory, 2x 2.0 Tb SATA Mirror, 2x SSD, 1x Dual HDMI, 24" IIyama full HD Monitors
  • Mixer: Tascam DM4800/Tascam IF-FW mk II Clocked by the Apogee Big Ben
  • Monitors: EVE SC207/Mackie HR824 switched by Presonus Central Station
  • Synthesizers: Moog Little Phatty/Roland JP8000/Roland JV2080/Roland W30/Roland Juno2/Clavia Nord Modular G2
  • DAW: Steinberg Cubase8.5/Cubase9PRO/Ableton Live9
  • Software: Nexus2/Serum/Spire/Lethal/Z3TA/Sylenth1/Ozone7/Nectar/Vocalsynth/Codex/Native Instruments Komplete11/Waves Platnum/Korg Legacy/Omnisphere2
  • Outboard: Mindprint Envoice2/TC Electronic TripleC/DBX 166xl/Phonic Dual Tube Channel Strip

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ABOUT US

We are X-ceptional Music Productions, the music production and remix company!

Bas Kunnen
MD & Head of A&R

Bas Kunnen

Cor Zegveld
A&R Earthshock Records

Cor Zegveld

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X-ceptional Music
(Deep)House/Club/Vocal

X-ceptional Music

Earthshock Records
Techhouse/Techno

Earthshock Recors

ESD Recordings
Trance/Uplifting

ESD Recordings