Above & Beyond is a British EDM trio which mostly works on variations of trance and house music. The group was created in 2000 and they are the owners of the Anjunabeats and Anjunadeep record labels. The group worked on a number of original mixes and remixes early in their career which caught the ears of several people in music industry. They also formed a vocal trance group called OceanLab with vocalist Justine Suissa.
Songs such as No One On Earth and Satellite helped the group to breakthrough and eventually lead to the release of their critically acclaimed debut album Tri-State. They’ve released 6 albums under the Above & Beyond name and 1 album as OceanLab.
The group has a weekly radio show called Group Therapy Radio which is broadcast on Twitch, Facebook, and YouTube. The group had another show prior to GTR called Trance Around the World, which resulted in 450 episodes during its lifetime and ran from 2004 till 2012. BBC Radio 1’s Pete Tong inducted the group into his Hall of Fame in 2014 for their achievements in music. They’ve also won various awards and have been constantly ranked in the top40 of the top 100 DJs in DJ Magazine since 2004.
The group uses Apple Logic Pro for production as well as Ableton Live for their radio show and for additional production sometimes. They are heavy users of hardware which includes a Moog Prodigy, Sequential Circuits Pro One, some Apogees DA/AD boxes as well as some Klein + Hummel speakers to mention a few. On the plugin side, they use Spectrasonics Omnisphere, the Logic ES1, the Logic EXS24, the Garageband Piano, Arts Acoustic Reverb, LA 2A compressor as well as the Sonalksis EQs. Melodyne and FXPansion Strobe are also a key part of their production setup.