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REVIEW: Kamaya Painters - Endless Wave (UCast Remix) out on Grotesque Reworked

01: Kamaya Painters ‘Endless Wave’ (UCast Remix) 

Grotesque by name, though more striking and energetic in nature, RAM’s vision of trance could scarcely be more uplifting. Powered by his unswerving studio, DJ and event work, the Dutchman has long since forged his own sound for the genre. 

Ever wondered though what the trance classics of yesteryear would sound like, had they been produced in the Grotesque times of today? Well wonder no more! Launching this week, the Grotesque Reworked label has that exact premise in mind - projecting some of trance’s perennially fresh classics through their own, unique sonic prism. 

UCast’s Remix Of Kamaya Painters’ ‘Endless Wave’ is available through Beatport now here 

Kicking all that into high gear, UCast’ – whose latest release ‘Portal’ arrived through Grotesque’s Reworked’s parent label - has rebuilt Kamaya Painters’ ‘Endless Wave’ in the club’s self image. In doing so (says DJ Mag), “the man from Minsk” has taken ‘Endless Wave’ on an 8/10 notching “briskly paced, razor-toothed ride to techs-ville”. 

Hard on the heels of UCast’s mix, Ralphie B’s ‘Massive’, Phynn’s ‘Lucid’ and ‘Forbidden City’ from Marc Simz will all be receiving comparably ‘Grotesque’ treatments. Respectively, Daniel Skyver & LTN, Amir Hussain and David Gravell are the men currently tasked with realising them. More news on those will follow shortly… Meantime, UCast’s brilliant remix of Kamaya Painters’ ‘Endless Wave’ hits download stores today. 

Enjoy the original version too

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="9"]Climax  / Drop / Crescendo / Pay off moment[/item]
 [item value="10"]Intensity, Drive and Energy[/item]
 [item value="9"]Sound-design and Arrangement[/item]
 [item value="9"]Overall Atmosphere[/item]
 [item value="10"]Goosebumps / Shivers moments[/item]
 [item value="9"]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"]Kamaya Painters - Endless Wave (UCast Remix)[/item]
 [content title="Summary" label="Overall Score"]Kamaya Painters anthem Endless Wave has been praised for its incredible main synthy riff that is cherished and loved by million trance lovers. UCast well known for his harder edge trance production is on the mission to update this classic. The result of his hard work will please the fans of tougher punchy aggressive hard tech trance sound that UCast is well known to deliver beautifully and on this one the production is faultless and the flow of the various elements work perfectly together  to make the crowd go berzerk. My main reservation is that this remix is more UCast and less Kamaya Painters. You can call me purist but I would prefer a much more melodic mix that will take advantage of the melody and nailed it until every hair of our body stand still. Instead the melody is just in the breakdown and then never reappears in the climax to please again our ears. In my opinion this track deserves even some vocals by Jes maybe and some more melodic dreamy remixes to take the full effect of the melody. Overall though is great  classy production. Love IT[/content]

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