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REVIEW: Armin van Buuren - This Is A Test & The Train on Armind / Armada Music

Fresh from whipping up the crowd during the ‘Armin Only: Embrace’ world tour and featured on ‘A State Of Trance 2017’, ‘This Is A Test’ and ‘The Train’ are two superbly executed productions that deserve to be heard. From the monstrous bass in ‘This Is A Test’ to the anthemic melody and mighty drop in ‘The Train’, these tracks prove once and for all that Armin van Buuren’s musical creativity knows no bounds.

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"]Vocals and Lyrics[/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"]Armin van Buuren - This Is A Test & The Train [/item]
 [content title="Summary" label="Overall Score"]Armin van Buuren is always behind new ideas and concepts. His track This Is A Test is a massive big room anthem that can be played by trance and house djs as well. The spoken vocal sample makes the difference and it has the right amount of energy to bring mayhem on the mainstages around the world beyond any description. This is A Test is super clever and ready to win your body as you will jump around. The Train  moves on the same clever pathway with samples of trains and great atmosphere in the breakdown that increases tension until the powerful build up that leads to the punchy and crunchy electro trance infused climax that will radiate excitement for sure. #PureGold Love IT[/content]

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