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REVIEW: Ashley Wallbridge - Es Vedra out on Garuda Music / Armada Music

Ever the master of soothing atmospheres and chord progressions that spoil the ear, Ashley Wallbridge brings yet another one of his melodic cuts to Gareth Emery's Garuda label. Chock-full with sparkling plucks, eargasmic vocal shots, and soaring lead synths, this is one to bring elation to its listeners like no other. Balearic in its vibes, rock-solid in the rest. This is 'Es Vedra'.

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"]Ashley Wallbridge - Es Vedra[/item]
 [content title="Summary" label="Overall Score"]Ashley Wallbridge has proved through the years that he is one of the most capable talents in electronic music and certainly he hasn't realised his full potential in his career. He released couple of epic progressive house tracks on various labels in Armada and now he returns of his good friend Gareth Emery label Garuda and it certainly feels for him like home. This warmth and tenderness is  reflected on Es Vedra. This is the finest moment of Ashley career so far and he is just perfect. Es Vedra is the trancier side of the melodic prog house pioneered by legends like Eric Prydz. Ashley takes this Prydz influences and turn them into a driving big room proglifting progtrancer with fantastic euphoric synthy hooks, chopped vocals and sun kissed melodies that brings summer in your soul. Refreshing rejuvenating spacious sounds that sound more like therapeutic electronic acupuncture that give you instantly smile and that hunger to leave and enjoy summer. #PureGold Love It [/content]

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