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REVIEW: Markus Schulz Pres: Coldharbour Selections Part 40 out on Coldharbour recordings

As Coldharbour Recordings accelerates towards its milestone of 250 releases, a distinguished characteristic of Markus Schulz's proud outlay has been the Coldharbour Selections series, each featuring three productions from three talented creators.

Having been a regular on Global DJ Broadcast playlists over the years, Coldharbour is delighted to welcome Dutch wizard Radion6 to the family. 'Salvation' is one who love their trance with a little darklifting touch, and has been a prominent inclusion in Markus Schulz's sets since the Christmas period.

Marc Simz makes a welcome return to the label with 'Pangea', and is a throwback to his admired combination of twisted tech and trance. And rounding out the package is a debut from Englishman Marcus White, with a monstrous hands in the air number entitled 'Backdrop', already a firm GDJB favorite.

All three tracks are essential for many settings. Whether you hear it on the radio or in the clubs, each contribution towards the 40th Coldharbour Selections will have quite an effect.

Dimitri Kechagias review:
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 [item value="10"]Beat and Rhythm[/item]
 [item value="10"]Basslines and Groove[/item]
 [item value="10"] Melody [/item]
 [item value="10"] 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"]Coldharbour Selections Part 40[/item]
 [content title="Summary" label="Overall Score"]Coldharbour Selections manage to reach its 40th EP that includes 3 magnificent progressive trance anthems produced by new talents and true trance legends. Radion6 arrives with Salvation and his goal to deliver a powerful in your face mainstage trance soaked anthem has been accomplished completely. Heavenly synths and rough punchy grooves will keep you jumping. The legend Marc Simz take us on board for a floating flowing truly energetic progressive trancer with dark synthy chords and pure trance arrangement. Marcus White goes for a tougher mainstage big room trance banger with epic synths, anthemic strings and superb melody that stays in your mind for long. This is Coldharbour at its best! #PureGold Love It [/content]

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