ZAXX & Tiff Lacey Unleash Vocal Smash On Southern State Music

Zaxx & Tiff Lacey Unleash Vocal Smash On Southern State Music

South Africa is a hotbed for emerging talent. One of these talents is ZAXX who together with vocalist queen TIFF LACEY produced the vocal smash FEEL ME out on SOUTHERN STATE MUSIC April 15th. ZAXX lives in Johannesburg while TIFF LACEY currently resides just outside of London.

FEEL ME is the musical definition of ‘less is more’ through the balancing of ZAXX’s musical production with the simplistic nature of TIFF LACEY’s vocals.

Having entered the Beatport Top 100 within the first 24 hours of its release, as well as garnering early support from Giuseppe OttavianiShane HalconAndrew Rayel, and MaRLoFEEL ME will spotlight the skills of ZAXX and TIFF LACEY for a long time to come.

ZAXX is no stranger to the stage or to the music, having performed all across his native South Africa alongside top artists such as Markus SchulzAly & Fila and Cosmic GateZAXX has also secured a highly coveted residency spot at Southern Africa’s solely dedicated Trance and Progressive nightclub ‘Truth’.

ZAXXI wanted to capture the essence of the South African trance and progressive scene in one track. While creating it I thought about the past gigs I’ve played, both in big arenas and in small venues. The spirit of South African dance music is alive, although somewhat contained, so I thought why not make a track that can extend beyond our borders and show that spirit to the DJs and the dance floors of the world.”

TIFF LACEY and her highly intuitive vocal ability knows no borders, having collaborated with major names from all over the world such as Paul OakenfoldAly & FilaATB, and Teneshia.

TIFF LACEYWhen ZAXX contacted me about his production he spoke of the essence of the scene, and having worked with South African artists in the past, I knew right away exactly where he wanted to take it. South Africa is a unique country. It’s a country that is reaching out globally. It has scene that knows it is alive but also wants the world to know the same. You can get a sense of that with the simple lyrics I wrote for the track. They represent self-confidence yet are wrapped in a veil of mystery.”


Release date: April 15th (Beatport Exclusive) / April 29th All other outlets
with a remix pack available soon after, including a remix from UK stalwart producer, Adam White.
For more info about this release, contact Wilf Libgott of

For more info & bookings of ZAXX contact Lucid Media Cartel

Southern State Music is currently on the lookout for tracks. Producers can send their content to:

For more info about- & collaboration requests with Tiff Lacey contact:



Tiff Lacey


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DGN 006 – Hour 2: Sean Tyas Guest Mix + Exclusive Nocturnal Wonderland Interview (Nov 2012)

DGN 006 – Hour 2: Sean Tyas Guest Mix + Exclusive Nocturnal Wonderland Interview (Nov 2012)

This month, we feature none other than DJ/Producer Sean Tyas! I had a chance to catch up with him during his big gig at Nocturnal Wonderland in San Bernardino, CA.

Check out the extended interview at the beginning of the hour and a guest mix from the man himself.


  1. Far Too Loud – Desibel (Club Mix)
  2. Lucky Date – Six 16
  3. Sean Tyas – NYPD
  4. John O’Callaghan – Centurion (Chris Schweizer Remix)
  5. Protoculture – Ode To The Ocean
  6. John Dahlback – Escape (Tyas Rework)
  7. Sean Tyas feat. David Berkeley – Take My Hand (Original Mix)
  8. Sean Tyas – Leveled
  9. Depeche Mode – Personal Jesus 2011 (Eric Prydz Remix / Tyas Rework)
  10. Sean Tyas & Giuseppe Ottaviani – Arcobaleno
  11. John O’Callaghan feat. Kathryn Gallagher – Mess of a Machine (Sean Tyas Remix)

Sean Tyas and Arthur Galestian at Nocturnal Wonderland 2012

About Sean Tyas:

The distinctive Sean Tyas sound has captured the imagination of the trance community with the highest echelons of the trance elite such as Armin van Buuren, Paul van Dyk, Judge Jules, Ferry Corsten, Sander van Doorn and Above & Beyond amongst the heavyweight playlist support. Sean also has legions of fans at grass roots level, from message boards, budding DJs and radio listeners, a fact proven by his meteoric rise up the ranks of popular polls such as the DJ Magazine Top 100 and, as well as being awarded ‘Best New Face’ winner at the recent Trance Awards as well as #3 Best Remixer and #5 Best Producer, with Mixmag also awarding him #8 in their ‘Best New DJs’ at the end of 2007.

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