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REVIEW: Gaia - Inyathi out on Armind / Armada Music

Oh, what a meteoric rise it's been. Supported by a number of timeless, highly-acclaimed, and devastating tracks, the mysterious cloaked duo known only as 'Gaia' managed to convert so many of the Trance enthusiasts to their way of thinking, their way of life, and their way of music. But although such a legacy must be cherished, that doesn't mean one cannot strengthen it any further.

Hand-picked by Armin van Buuren himself to be the first instant gratification of his mint 'A State Of Trance 2016' compilation, 'Inyathi' leads the charge on the rest of the global crowds in an attempt to reel them in to its side with stomping beats and soul-nourishing melodies. What started with '4 Elements' and saw its fire re-lit through 'Tuvan' picked up pace through magical creations such as 'Empire Of Hearts' and 'Carnation', only to continue the rampage through 'Inyathi'. Expect a true dance floor stampede whenever this one hits.

Dimitri Kechagias review:
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 [item value="10"]Beat and Rhythm[/item]
 [item value="10"]Pulsating Basslines and Groove[/item]
 [item value="10"] Epic Melody [/item]
 [item value="10"] Uplifting Synths [/item]
 [item value="10"]Breakdown[/item]
 [item value="10"]Climax  / Drop / Crescendo / Pay off moment[/item]
 [item value="10"]Intensity, Drive and Energy[/item]
 [item value="10"]Sound-design and Arrangement[/item]
 [item value="10"]Overall Atmosphere[/item]
 [item value="10"]Goosebumps / Shivers moments[/item]
 [item value="10"]Emotional affinity and heartfelt moments[/item]
 [item value="10"]Originality and Inventiveness[/item]
 [item value="10"]Dancefloor Efficiency / Festival Arenas Effectiveness[/item]
 [item value="10"]You can’t get this memorable track out of your head[/item]
 [item value="10"]It has potential to become an anthem or a classic[/item]
 [item value="10"]Gaia - Inyathi[/item]
 [content title="Summary" label="Overall Score"]Gaia is one of the most loveable trance side project of Armin van Buuren and as always the tracks under this name are high class from start to finish. Inyathi is a superb electro trancer with chunky techy grooves, pulsating basslines and massive uplifting synths that recall the classics by MIKE Push. The breakdown is long and atmospheric with classic gated female voices and relaxing production until the big climax comes in and leads the track to its full on hands in the air climax that will please any new and older trance family member. Its modern futuristic but with grounded feet on the classics of the genre. #PureGold Love it[/content]

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