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REVIEW: Ruben de Ronde & THNK - Compound out on Statement recordings

When melodic progressive meets in-your-face Techno, chance are you're getting something one of a kind. This team-up between Ruben de Ronde and THNK is without doubt one of the most out-of-the-box cuts you've heard in a long, long time, switching it up between driving basslines and enchanting breakdowns to really stand out. With 'Compound', you're in for something particularly special.

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"]Ruben de Ronde & THNK - Compound[/item]
 [content title="Summary" label="Overall Score"]Statement recordings until now has proved its consistency and belief in high quality releases from wide spectrum of what we may define as progressive. Ruben de Ronde, the boss, teams up with THNK for Compound. The track moves in and out of progressive trance and progressive techno and the result is an interesting hybrid that openminded techno and trance DJs will play in their warm up sets. The superb bouncy beats, the dark moody haunting basslines, the spoken vocal samples and the more infectious euphoric breakdown followed by pumping techy climax makes this record unique, fresh and club ready! #PureGold Love It[/content]

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