Introduction to Velvet Horizons:
Welcome back to the Voodoo & Prayers blog, where we dive into the vibrant world of underground electronic music and inform you about whats happening in our corner. Today, we're thrilled to shine a spotlight DJ, producer, and remixer, Ranj Kaler, and his latest release with our label, "Velvet Horizon." This masterpiece is taking the electronic music scene by storm, having recently reached the top 10 in the Beatport Progressive House Releases Chart. Let's explore the musical journey of Ranj Kaler, his influences, and the captivating soundscape of "Velvet Horizon."
Ranj Kaler: New Horizons in Progressive House.
Ranj Kaler's musical journey is deeply rooted in his upbringing, which immersed him in the mesmerizing sounds of late '70s and early '80s Jazz Funk and Electro, as well as European electronica. With these influences as his guiding stars, Ranj embarked on a career that has left his own indelible mark on the electronic music landscape.
In 1986, Ranj officially launched his professional DJ career, gracing the decks of various Rank Leisure venues across South London and Surrey. By 1992, he was in high demand and found himself at the heart of the European dance scene as a resident DJ at the immensely successful Pure nights in St Albans, a role he held until 1996. His uniquely carved out style also earned him gigs at iconic venues like Ministry Of Sound, Turnmills, Bagley's, EC1 club, Club UK, and The Cross.
Adding to his musical journey, Ranj ran Creative Sounds, a renowned record shop in Kingston Surrey, further cementing his role as a taste maker in the industry.
For 15 illustrious years, Ranj held residency at the legendary gentleman's club, Stringfellows, however, with the global pandemic ushering in a new era, Ranj seized the opportunity to focus on his music production and remixing endeavors. Over the past two years, he has gifted us with a string of tracks on prestigious labels such as Stripped Recordings, Affiliate, Balkan Connection, Capital Heaven, Pangea, ARRVL, Crossfade Sounds, and more. His remixes have garnered acclaim from respected artists and labels, solidifying his reputation as a focused and driven producer, slicing out his piece of the electronic music scene.
"Velvet Horizon": A Chart-Topping Triumph
Now, let's shift our attention to the star of the hour: "Velvet Horizon." This release has been making waves across the electronic music landscape. It's currently available on Beatport, Spotify, Apple Music, and all major download and streaming platforms.
"Velvet Horizon" recently took a place in the top 10 tracks in Beatport Progressive House Releases Chart, showcasing Ranj Kaler's remarkable ability to craft electronic masterpieces that resonate deeply with listeners. The release includes the mesmerizing track "Pickle Juice," which is not just a B side but a stand alone track in it's self. This year marks a New Horizon in the Progressive House scene for this creative artist and we look forward to more of his music next year on Voodoo & Prayers.
A Worldwide Journey with Ranj Kaler
Ranj Kaler's influence extends beyond the studio and the decks. He remains an in-demand DJ, both as a resident and guest, performing at clubs and events around the globe. His extensive career history and burgeoning success as a producer and remixer have positioned him as a rising star in the world of electronic music.
Currently, Ranj hosts a weekly show on London Music Radio, where he continues to push boundaries with his innovative music production and remixing work, solidifying his status as a talented and versatile artist.
"Velvet Horizon" by Ranj Kaler is a testament to the artist's enduring passion for electronic music and his ability to craft immersive, groove-infused experiences. With his rich history in the industry and a discography of successful releases on esteemed labels, Ranj Kaler is a true force to be reckoned with in the electronic music realm.
Be sure to check out "Velvet Horizon" on your preferred streaming platform, and let Ranj Kaler's sonic journey transport you to new horizons.. Stay tuned for more updates from Voodoo & Prayers, your gateway to the underground electronic music scene.
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