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REVIEW: Giuseppe Ottaviani & Orkidea - North Star incl Factor B remix on Black Hole recordings

01: Giuseppe Ottaviani & Orkidea – North Star (Original Mix)
02: Giuseppe Ottaviani & Orkidea – North Star (Factor B’s Southern Star Remix)

Previously the sole preserve of ‘Harmonia’ album owners, on its release the Original Edit of ‘North Star’ rapidly became one of the most talked-about tracks from Orkidea’s latest long-player. If you’re among those who’ve been requesting a club-length expansion to the track, well your wait is now at an end! 

If however this is your first contact with Orkidea & Giuseppe’s debut team-up, hey, you’ve got a big treat in store… Together, the two Pure Trance centurions have catalysed a track even greater than the sum of its (considerable!) parts. 

Giuseppe and Tapio have been back into the studio and built ‘North Star’ upwards and outwards, transforming it into a full-length floor-conquistador! 

Twisting their inimitable production codas together, Giuseppe stylistic elevation meets Orkidea’s rolling basslines head-on, and with storm force! Heavenly chiming sub-lines, kick-drum-thump, metronomic percussion and meteoric synths mass to create a power band is as peak-time-broad as it is skyscapingly high. 

Factor B has gotten in on the action too, bringing the release his dazzling Southern Star revision. The Melbourne-based producer (whose studio work has of-late graced the label-likes of Pure Trance Recordings and Future Sound of Egypt) drops an every-bit-as rapture-inducing remix. 

‘North Star’ lights up club floors from today. 

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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"]North Star[/item]
 [content title="Summary" label="Overall Score"]When two fantastic names combine their forces you expect the very best result. Giuseppe Ottaviani and Orkidea team up in the studio and come up with their straight forward psy trance infused original mix that has the energy to push your adrenaline to your very limits and soul to be free for the whole night. The real deal for me is the Factor B remix. The upcoming talent Factor B transforms the original into an epic anthemic trancer with plenty of piano hooks, euphoric synths and sunkissed themes for the perfect Ibiza Trance experience. Factor B is going to be extremely big in the near future, so keep an eye on him. #PureGold Love It[/content]

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