Vini Vici Destroys The ASOT Megastructure

Apr 06, 2018
Vini Vici Destroys The ASOT Megastructure
Vini Vici’s afternoon set on Sunday at the ASOT Megastructure was a sight to behold – nobody can get a crowd into a set quite like Vini Vici. Relentless energy and incredibly well produced and original sounding psy trance had the crowd hyped for an hour straight, and it was an hour of pure enjoyment to watch and listen to. For the Israeli duo consisting of Aviram Saharai & Matan Kadosh, their lives have rapidly become much busier as they’re in unmatched booking demand, and are now set to play the world’s biggest clubs and festivals every weekend. It was a pleasure catching up with Matan shortly after his Ultra set [full tracklist] to hear their take on psy trance today, their latest collaborations, and what we can look forward to from Vini Vici and their Iboga label.
How was it playing the Megastructure today?
I had such high expectations from last year’s set when my partner played. I always get really excited for a big show, and I think we delivered and I’m actually still buzzing and on a natural high.
Your sets have so much energy – do you have a favorite track to drop?
It’s always changing. There are some tracks that you play so much and then get a little tired of them and then come up with something new. So of course you’re excited to test them out and see how people react. Most of the time the new one is the favorite. But if I need to pick an all time favorite, then maybe “Talking with U.F.O’s,” “Veni Vidi Vici,” and “The Tribe.”
Can you talk about your new track “100” with Timmy Trumpet and how that track came about?
Psy trance is really big in Australia and my partner is actually playing there at the moment. Timmy really liked it and saw what’s going on with psy trance in Australia and offered us a collab and we said, “Why not!” We are open minded and like to collab with people – learn and get influences from them, merge ideas and worlds.
Can you talk about some other new music that you played today?
We have the track with Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike which is coming soon. It’s a remake of the classic “House Of House.” We also have a track with Steve Aoki. And of course we have some originals just from us. Whiteno1se is a really good psy trance producer who we really love. We’re in a good place. We actually have more ideas than time right now!
Can you talk about what the growth of psy trance has been like through your eyes?
Psy trance has really strong underground roots. It went really big. The merge with trance helped bring it to new audiences. And I think psy trance brought some new energy to trance which was missing. I think that the combination of all of it created a beautiful hype. It’s a golden time for psy trance, in the underground and in the commercial world. A lot of countries have opened up to it, the sales are great, and it’s amazing.
Yeah, even Paul Oakenfold was playing a ton of psy trance before your set.
Yeah! I was so surprised. Paul Oakenfold. It was almost a 100% psy trance set from him.
How has your Miami Music Week been overall?
I just arrived two days ago. I went to the Dim Mak party just to premiere our track with Steve Aoki. Then yesterday we had a sold out show at Heart which is amazing. And then today was amazing, so can’t complain!
How are the next couple of months looking for you?
Oh man, honestly I’m just looking one week ahead. I think it’s all of the festivals. I don’t think there’s a festival that doesn’t have Vini Vici this summer. From the EDC Mainstage, Ultra Europe Mainstage, Electric Love Mainstage. At Parookaville we have a stage of our own and we’re playing the Mainstage! A lot, it’s endless.
What can we expect coming up from your label?
It’s going to be 100% psy trance, but from all spectrums of psy trance. We’re open minded to all of the psy trance subgenres.
Any up and coming artists that we should look out for?
Yeah, Whiteno1se. He’s not that up and coming, but he’s the only artist that I play three of his tracks in my sets. In all of the days I’ve been DJing I’ve never played so many tracks from someone else in my sets. Also Blastoyz and Phanatic are going to join the label, so we have a really good private label and are starting with a good roster already.
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Full tracklist info available at Vini Vici @ ASOT Stage, Ultra Music Festival Miami, Miami Music Week, United States 2018-03-25
W&W x Vini Vici - Chakra (Intro Edit) [MAINSTAGE (ARMADA)]
Zinderlong (45.1k)
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Coming Soon!!! vs. Safri Duo - African Jungle vs. Played A Live (Vini Vici Mashup) [UMG / IBOGA]
Rorsrach (29)
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Safri Duo - Played A Live (The Bongo Song) [UMG]
76x 2x 2x
Coming Soon!!! - African Jungle [IBOGA]
26x 0x 1x
Vini Vici vs. The Prodigy - The Tribe vs. Voodoo People (Vini Vici Mashup) [XL / IBOGA]
Gogor (14.1k)  /  JacobGoddard
17x 0x 0x
The Prodigy - Voodoo People [XL]
78x 1x 0x
Vini Vici - The Tribe [IBOGA]
225x 1x 1x
The Chemical Brothers - Galvanize (Vini Vici Remix) [VIRGIN]
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Vini Vici vs. Whiteno1se - ID vs The Chemical Brothers - Galvanize vs The Cranberries - Zombie (Vini Vici Mashup)
[18-04-21 11:27:46]Rorsrach
The Cranberries - Zombie [ISLAND (UMG)]
Gogor (14.1k)
16x 1x 0x
Hilight Tribe - Free Tibet (Vini Vici Remix) [IBOGA]
Gogor (14.1k)
250x 3x 1x
The xx - Intro (Vini Vici Remix) [XL]
Gogor (14.1k)
5x 0x 1x
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Vini Vici - Where The Heart Is vs The XX - Intro (Vini Vici Mashup)
[18-04-21 11:28:16]Rorsrach
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Vini Vici - Where The Heart Is
[18-08-16 14:54:28]Guest
Coming Soon!!! & Vini Vici - Mad (Blastoyz Remix) [ALTEZA (ARMADA)]
alexbip15 (1.2k)  /  Guest
20x 0x 0x
Vini Vici & Timmy Trumpet ft. Symphonic - 100 [SPINNIN']
Gogor (14.1k)
65x 2x 1x
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Sidekick - Deep Fear (Chords from Sidekick Deep Fear, song structure and synths from Ravers Army)
[18-04-05 21:16:17]Guest
Era vs. Human Resource vs. Vini Vici - Ameno Dominator's Army (Vini Vici Mashup) [R&S / UMG / IBOGA]
Luigi.edm7 (79k)
10x 0x 0x
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Vini Vici - Ravers Army vs Side Kick - Deep Fear vs Era - Ameno vs Human Resource - Dominator (Vini Vici Mashup)
[18-04-21 11:29:23]Rorsrach
Human Resource - Dominator [R&S]
53x 0x 1x
Era - Ameno [UMG]
12x 0x 0x
Vini Vici - Ravers Army [IBOGA]
56x 1x 1x
Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike vs. Vini Vici & CherryMoon Traxx - The House Of House [SMASH THE HOUSE]
Zinderlong (45.1k)
91x 1x 2x
Liquid Soul & Vini Vici - Universe Inside Me [IBOGA]
bryanpvz (44)
113x 1x 2x
Perpetuous Dreamer vs. Fabio & Moon & Sesto Sento - The Sound Of Goodbye vs. Bug's Nightmare (Vini Vici Mashup)
bryanpvz (44)  /  Rorsrach
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Perpetuous Dreamer ft. Elles De Graaf - The Sound Of Goodbye [RAZ NITZAN]
74x 0x 0x
Fabio & Moon - Bug's Nightmare (Sesto Sento Remix) [MAINSTAGE RECORDS]
20x 1x 1x
ATB vs. WHITENO1SE & No Comment & Richie Loop - FAYA vs. 9PM [KONTOR / BLUE TUNES]
Zinderlong (45.1k)  /  Rorsrach
6x 0x 0x
ATB - 9PM (Till I Come) [KONTOR]
111x 1x 1x
WHITENO1SE & No Comment & Richie Loop - FAYA [BLUE TUNES]
8x 1x 1x
Linkin Park - Numb (WHITENO1SE Remix) [FREE/WARNER BROS.]
bryanpvz (44)
25x 1x 1x
Liquid Soul vs. Tiësto - Wake Up vs. Traffic (Vini Vici Mashup)
Rorsrach (29)
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Liquid Soul - Wake Up [DREAMSTATE]
50x 1x 2x
Tiësto - Traffic [MAGIK MUZIK (BLACK HOLE)]
217x 1x 0x
Vini Vici & Astrix - Adhana [IBOGA]
bryanpvz (44)
52x 1x 3x
PPK vs. Shiva Shidapu & Sesto Sento vs. Static Movement - Power Of Resurrection (Vini Vici Mashup)
Luigi.edm7 (79k)
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Planet Perfecto Knights - ResuRection [PERFECTO]
34x 0x 0x
Shiva Shidapu - Power Of Celtic (Sesto Sento vs. Static Movement Remix) [IONO]
10x 0x 1x
PPK - Resurrection vs Shiva Shidapu - Power Of Celtic (Sesto Sento vs. Static Movement Remix) vs Rising Dust - Sound Of The Future vs Daft Punk - Giorgio By Moroder (Vini Vici Mashup)
[18-04-21 12:03:36]Rorsrach
Armin van Buuren vs. Vini Vici ft. Hilight Tribe - Great Spirit [ARMIND (ARMADA)]
Zinderlong (45.1k)
409x 2x 1x
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Armin Van Buuren vs. Vini Vici ft. Hilight Tribe - Great Spirit (Vini Vici Acid Mix)
[18-04-21 11:32:05]Rorsrach
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