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REVIEW: Andy Moor & Somna - Look Back out on AVA recordings

01: Andy Moor & Somna – Look Back (Original Mix) 

10 years since it first appeared and 60 releases since it teamed with Black Hole Recordings distribution, Andy Moor’s legendary AVA Recordings imprint reaches its 150th outing today. Long a go-to label for many of the worlds biggest DJs, ever since Jonas Hahmo’s ‘The Fusion’ set it on its path, it’s been the consummate bridge between the worlds of Progressive and Trance. 

To do full justice to this now-arrived-at landmark, Andy has reteamed with AVA’s label manager/right hand man Benjamin ‘Somna’ Leung to produce the poignantly titled ‘Look Back’. 

If that has you expecting some electronic music fireworks, well, the lads aren’t about to disappoint! 

Awash with the type of crystalline melodies that have marked the careers of both producers, ‘Look Back’s beautifully structured sequences come tipped with empyrean vocal harmonies. Lying in wait at the end of the break is the track’s suitably celebratory conclusion… as ‘Look Back’ lets loose its inner Zeus! 

A landmark-celebrating, rapturous summation of all things AVA, ‘Look Back’ is released today.

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"]Andy Moor & Somna - Look Back [/item]
 [content title="Summary" label="Overall Score"]Andy Moor collaborates with his good friend Somna for the outstanding Look Back that comes as the 150th release of the high class regarded and respected label AVA recordings. Proglifting trance at its very best with pumping drums, thumping elastic basslines, electro twisted influences and superb breakdown with luscious themes, glowing melodies, chopped vocal samples and heartbreaking sounds that will crawl under your skin and talk straight to your heart. The climax is energetic and full on with the massive melodies, synthy plucks, piano chords, sunkissed themes and heavenly voices making a magical sonic experience that you wish to play forever. Trance classic in the making without doubts. #PureGold Love It[/content]

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