For a country on the tip of Africa, South Africa has delivered an outstanding amount of top quality psytrance.

If you’ve never heard of parties like Alien Safari and Vortex, labels like Nexus Media and Nano Records, producers like Artifakt and Slug, then it’s time to educate yourself on our colourful psytrance history!

Various Artists
Africa in Trance (Microdot Records, 2002)
Check out: Rabdom L – What a Lag

Various Artists
Alien Safari (Afrogalactic Records, 2002)
Check out: Rinkadink vs Razzmatazz – Upturned (Remix)

Refractions (Nano Records, 2003)
Check out: Protoculture – Avalon

Various Artists
Bush Martians in Wonderland (Psytation Entertainment, 2003)
Check Out: Rinkadink – Soyo Kaze

Redline (Timecode Records, 2003)
Check out: Shift – No More Humans

Project A (Digital Psionics, 2004)
Check out: Xatrik – The Scary Door

Rabbit From the Dark Side (Alchemy Records, 2004)
Check out: Rinkadink – Hope was closed

Artifakts II (Timecode Records, 2005)
Check out: Artifakt – Ohm

Various Artists
Midnight Storm (Nexus Media, 2005)
Check out: Artifakt – Retch

Photosphere (Sanskara Records, 2005)
Check out: Corona – Riseup

DMMT (Dave Mac vs Martin Treurnich)
Africa Bombastic (Freefall Records, 2005)
Check Out: DMMT – Africa Bombastic

Kiss the Blade (Timecode Records, 2006)
Check out: Phyx – Conundrum

Brethren (Phyx vs Tickets)
The Legend of Cane (Nexus Media, 2006)
Check out: Brethren – Russian Roulette

Kinetic (Sanskara Records, 2006)
Check out: Hydraglyph – Electric Feed

Multistate (Lost & Found Vs Xatrik)
Collaborating With Machines (Timecode Records, 2006)
Check out: Multistate – Nefarious

Twisted System
The Core (Timecode Records, 2006)
Check Out: Twisted System – The Beautiful People

Pitch Hikers
Twilight Zone (Nexus Media, 2006)
Check out: Pitch Hikers – Peaches

The Commercial Hippies
If You Cant Stand the Heat (Nano Records, 2006)
Check out: The Commercial Hippies – 3 Star Hotel

Various Artists
What is Psychedelic? (Vision Records, 2007)
Check out: Lost & Found – Acid Pants

Frozen Ghost
Edible Techniques (Yabai Records, 2007)
Check out: Frozen Ghost – Ned’s Mental

Zion Linguist
Subliminal Message (MMD Records, 2007)
Check out: Zion Linguist – Primal

Various Artists
The Turning (Timecode Records, 2007)
Check out: Artifakt – Nosferatu

Broken Toy
The Low Down Dirty Sound of Broken Toy (Alchemy Records, 2007)
Check out: Broken Toy – Down on the Farm

Various Artists
Dark Side of the Mind (Vision Records, 2007)
Check out: Rubix Qube – Exhale

Artelligent (Nano Records, 2008)
Check out: Headroom – Will Never End

Hardwired (Nexus Records, 2008)
Check out: Slug – Zombie

Dirty Motion (Frozen Ghost vs Hiyarant)
Dirt Emotion (Yabai Records, 2008)
Check out: Dirty Motion – Dog of War

Chemistry (Nexus Media, 2009)
Check out: Shift – The Rift (Deliriant remix)

Various Artists
Stereo Neferia (MMA Records, 2009)
Check out: Super Evil – We Want Your Soul

Bad Creationz (MMD Records, 2009)
Check out: Damage – Crowd Fucking Rocker