The Element is a pioneering artist from Malta. With 30+ years of experience in melodic house & techno music playing with all the biggest artists in the world, he has taken his musical journey to new levels and become a key talent himself.
After being signed to Afterlife in 2019 and finally acknowledge for his quality performances and productions, The Element has taken his show to the world stage and demonstrates what this experience brings. His career started in the early nineties and he has gotten stronger and more dedicated over the years, reaching this point where he takes listeners to new levels.
The Element is on the rise like never before, after releasing his first single “Ryder” on Afterlife his recognition has become global and has put Malta on the map and will continuously do so for the years to come.
EG caught up with The Element ahead of his participation in the debut edition of the Verve Festival in Switzerland this May as the Maltese artist shares his Top 10 favorite tracks at the moment.
1. Anyma & Innellea – Angel 1
‘One of the most recent collaborations between two of the most emblematic Afterlife artists. great tool for the dance floor.’
2. The Element – Ryder
‘My personal debut in the label , music will speak for itself.’
3. The Element – Another Day on Earth
‘My participation in the Oddity Records Various Artist compilation, back in 2021, together with a bunch of amazing new artists’
4. Moby – Lift Me Up (Mathame Remix)
‘Instant classic remix from the visionary artists, great humans, and friends MATHAME. They gave a second breath to the melodic techno scene with their releases on the label and now developing these new sounds, pushing boundaries.’
5. Øostil & Juan Hansen – Drown (Massano Remix)
‘One of the best collaborations between 3 Afterlife artists, a massive track on the dance floor.’
6. MRAK – One
‘A diamond composed by the father of the label himself.’
7. Fabio Aurea – Yini Feat. Toshi (Armonica Remix)
‘I love playing this track at the end of my DJ performances, during the sunrise. Very special feelings.’
8. Echonomist & Jenia Tarsol – Panic Attack
‘Favorite banger of 2021, there is no better way to energize a crowd!’
9. Stephan Bodzin — River (Fideles Remix)
‘This track is very emotional to me, a journey into beautiful Afterlife landscapes.’
10. Mind Against & Aether – Event Horizon
‘This track was released during the best period of the melodic techno age, a few years ago. Reminds me of good memories from another part of my artistic journey.’
The Element will perform at the Verve Festival in Switzerland this May. Purchase your tickets here.