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REVIEW: Slam Duck - Tonight & Life Changes out on Pure Trance Progressive

Russian luminary Alexandr Smirnov aka Slam Duck has been making some waves in the progressive & even Drum&Bass scenes this year, with a slew of fab releases on labels like Spring Tube, Macarize, Enhanced and also featured on Pure Trance Vol. 4. This EP showcases his deep, warm & organic sound across two very different productions. 

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"] Slam Duck - Tonight & Life Changes[/item]
 [content title="Summary" label="Overall Score"]Slam Duck has attracted a lot of attention because of the stream of high class releases on various labels. His latest productions for Pure Trance Progressive take you deep down below to go under the surface and dive deep with smooth basslines, ecological atmosphere that you feel like being during night in the middle of the ocean with only moonlight searching for the right direction to go. Great breakdown with mesmerising synthy plucks, warm atmosphere, acid overtones and heavenly trancy voices. The climax is melodic and spacious with three dimensional sound that is inspiring to say the least. Life Changes continues on the same deep progressive direction with bubbly grooves, smooth dark haunting basslines and great hopeful piano chords along with magical synthy plucks that make instantly the difference. Floating and blissful Life Changes when  music  inspires you to take action and glab your future. #PureGold Love it  [/content]

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