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REVIEW: Heatbeat - Mechanizer out on AERYS Records / Armada Music

After killing it on a variety of Armada Music labels for close to nine years, Heatbeat have linked up with the Amsterdam-based record label to launch their own imprint. AERYS RECORDS will not only serve as the main output label for Heatbeat, but also welcomes fresh talents from their home country. ‘Mechanizer’, the first release on the AERYS RECORDS. 
With ‘Mechanizer’, Heatbeat cranked it up a notch to turn the first release on their AERYS label into an absolute floor cracker. Designed to be a machine of mass destruction, ‘Mechanizer’ drops so darn hard it may get mistaken for a high-magnitude earthquake, causing venues across the globe to fortify their sound systems.
Heatbeat: “We are very proud to announce that we begin 2017 with our own label AERYS RECORDS and continue to be part of the Armada Music family. For many years now, we have developed tracks, compilations and even our own artist album, but now we have decided to take the next logical step and launch our own label. AERYS RECORDS will be the label dedicated to our vision of trance music.”
Heatbeat have been part of Armada Music’s artist roster since 2008, when they first touched down on Soundpiercing, one of Armada Music’s past imprints. Since, the Argentinian hotshots have made tremendous impact with cuts all across the Trance spectrum, from pile drivers such as ‘Roses Never Cry’, ‘Chow Mein’ and ‘Aerys’ to debut album ‘Global Monster’. From 2012 to 2014, Heatbeat adorned the DJ Mag Top 100, peaking at #81. 

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="9"]Emotional affinity and heartfelt moments[/item]
 [item value="9"]Originality and Inventiveness[/item]
 [item value="10"]Dancefloor Efficiency / Festival Arenas Effectiveness[/item]
 [item value="9"]You can’t get this memorable track out of your head[/item]
 [item value="9"]It has potential to become an anthem or a classic[/item]
 [item value="9"]Heatbeat - Mechanizer[/item]
 [content title="Summary" label="Overall Score"]The Argentinean duo Heatbeat provide the heavy tech trancer Mechanizer on their own record label AERYS. If you like the combination of psy tech trance with uplifting breakdown then this track will become your favourite. Bouncy psy tech grooves, sharp in your face dark basslines, robotic vocal samples and cool sequences that drive the track forward. The breakdown starts melodramatic with haunting atmosphere and dark piano chords while underneath the uplifting synths make their way to the surface and lead the track to a short uplifting sequence. After a short break the track continues on the same dark, moody, psy tech direction with some trancy synths appearing in the background for a while. Mechanizer is certainly one of the main trance anthems for 2017. #PureGold Love IT[/content]

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