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REVIEW: Estiva - Power Core / Stiekem out on Statement recordings

Returning to Ruben de Ronde's Statement! Recordings after 'Overwatch', 'Darcode', and 'Flares', Estiva is never one to be confined to a specific genre. Bringing two different worlds together by way of 'Power Core' and 'Stiekem', the Dutchman indulges in the pick of progressive, the dark depths of techno, and what not. Matched in versatility by few, Estiva and his relentless compositions are at the top of the food chain in which adaptation is key.

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"]Estiva - Power Core / Stiekem[/item]
 [content title="Summary" label="Overall Score"]Estiva widens his music horizons by offering in his newest EP two very different and varied tracks.  Stiekem is the big full on progressive techno affair with bouncy fat drums, punchy dark basslines and aggressive sound that particularly tech trance fanatics will find very pleasing. Smashing grooves and energetic atmosphere will keep the sweat running from clubbers bodies. Power Core on the other side is the deep melodic dreamy progressive trance sound that Estiva has been associated with through the years with exciting melodic content, distorted vocal snippets and magnificent progression of melodies and sounds. Long and teasing breakdown will drive the crowd hooked until the electro trance minded drop comes in to get  the juices flowing all night long. #PureGold Love It [/content]

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