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'After Hours' 552 features Hypnotised, and guest DJ Ruben Karapetyan.

AH Digital After Hours 2023 logo featuring host DJs Hypnotised and PatriZes names.

After Hours episode 552 hosted by Hypnotised has announced its guest DJ Ruben Karapetyan and playlists for their new show. Scientific Sound Asia is the Asian electronic music station for the Asian region and has an international following.

This week's host is Hypnotised (first hour), Hypnotised is originally from Ghent (Belgium), the city where he experienced the exciting start of legendary parties like "I love techno" and "10 days of techno". Back then, he played various styles in the biggest party area in Ghent. These days he will “hypnotise” you with deep prog and tech sounds. Together with his partner in crime PatriZe, he is hosting his popular radio show "After Hours" on three radio stations worldwide: TM Radio (USA), Cosmos Radio (Germany) and Scientific Sound Asia (Vietnam).

Next to this weekly show they also host a monthly show "AH Digital Essentials" on Proton Radio (USA). Hypnotised also hosts his monthly show “Energetic” on Progressive Beats Radio (Germany). Being well appreciated for his intriguing sets he's also been invited as a guest on several other radio stations all over the world such as Ibiza Global Radio, Frisky Radio, DI FM, Golden Wings Music Radio, Insomnia Fm, Groove City Radio, Fnoob Techno Radio, Urgent FM, Ibiza Soul-Radio and many more.

He has shared the decks with top artists like Marco Bailey, Tom Hades, Purple Disco Machine, Jesse Rose, Nick Bril and others at festivals, events or clubs such as Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), Deep on Deck Festival (South Africa), Club NL (Amsterdam), Decadance (Ghent), W Lounge (Amsterdam), Citylife (Terneuzen), Niche Club (Ghent), and Zanzibar (South Africa) to name a sprinkling.

In 2015 a new chapter arrived for Hypnotised managing his label “AH Digital” as well as the start of his producing career. His work regularly moves up in the "Beatport top 100 releases” often and gets support from lots of great artists in the scene. His first EP “People from the Otherworld” immediately topped the charts at no. 4 and the title track was later remixed by No. 1 selling artist Rui Da Silva.

More recently Hypnotised's EP "Infinity" smashed the Beatport releases charts being at second in both the progressive house and trance charts and third in the techno charts. In 2016 he also started producing under his alter ego “Man on the Moon” where he launched himself off to a fantastic start with his debut "Sense" was signed on the renowned Bonzai label, winning one of Metapop’s remix contests and getting support and airplay on Belgium's best radio station "Studio Brussels".

Next to his label AH Digital he has worked for labels like Bonzai Progressive, Green Martian, SLC-6 Music, Pro-B-Tech Music, Stellar Fountain, Vesta Records, Insomniafm, Abstract Space Records, Eternal Beats, Beat Block Records, Absurd State, Aeriform Records, Morninglory Music, Mystic Carousel Records, Crop Circle, Disposition Recordings, Hot Cue Music, Estribo Records, IN2U Records, Tech Deluxe and new work can be expected soon on SLC-6 Music, Tantalum Records and his own AH Digital, enjoy the show and get Hypnotised!

Armenian American DJ and producer Ruben Karapetyan looking at camera over his right shoulder, black and white image.

Guest DJ Ruben Karapetyan.

This week's guest DJ is Ruben Karapetyan, originating from Armenia and raised in Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. He has been a DJ since the early nineties when he bought his first pair of turntables.

His influences stem from the early nineties rave culture and parties, as well as the big names of the electronic music scene such as Nick Warren, Sasha, and John Digweed, to name a few. His early career saw him being nicknamed Armenia's top electronic export in the late 1990s' by Zrutsaser Entertainment Magazine.

His main genre these days is Progressive House and he is considered a heavyweight in the scene. He has released music on labels such as Lowbit, Mango Alley, Digital Emotions, and many more.

He regularly charts with his Progressive House releases attaining the number one spot frequently. His tracks and remixes have gained support and plays by a plethora of Progressive House stalwarts like Dmitry Molosh, Stan Kolev, Matan Caspi, and many more.

Listen to the show live on Monday the 2nd of January 2023 from 10 PM to 12 AM Indochina Time (ICT) and repeat Friday from 10 AM to 12 PM (ICT).

After Hours 552 Tracklist, 2nd of January 2023.

Hypnotised: (first hour).

Max Freegrant, Slow Fish - The Climb (Extended Mix)

Shayan Pasha - Puregressive Life (Agustin Pietrocola Remix)

Serge Canteros - Let's Move (Diego Acosta UY & Enzo Paradiso Remix)

Facundo Baggio - Abedul (Ignacio Berardi Remix)

LOPA - Innerthya (Dimel De Silva Remix)

Albano Bastonero - Malarino (KAZKO Remix)

Ruben Karapetyan - Venus

Alan Cerra - Pollux

Lio Q, Nicolas Leonelli - Perfect Love (Paul Deep Remix)

Ruben Karapetyan: (second hour).

Rony Calderon - Birds Calling [Massive Harmony]

Jiminy Hop, Reskida - Oceania Feat. Ira Kay (Dub Mix) [Intricate Records]

OHMZ - Articulation (Wolfframm Remix) [Particles]

Marey Hughes - Just a Dream [Massive Harmony]

Distic - Madapya [Zenebona]

J Lauda - Neutron [Manuel Music]

Leandro Jaime - Summertime (Fran Garay Remix) [AH Digital]

Kabin Van Reeken & Jelly for the Babies - NO Way Home (Andre Moret Mix)

Dave Shtorn - Quantum Field [Magic Room]

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