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REVIEW: Dark Matter - Something Inside Me Died out on JOOF

Dark Matter notches up a solid JOOF Recordings debut with this sublime epic two tracker entitled Something Inside Me Died. Dark Matter resides in multiple genres of electronic music, effortlessly moving between sounds which can be found on a plethora of labels. Notable works can be found on top labels and hammered out in many playlists by top jocks. The rich diversity this artist conjures up is something to behold which makes this release something special. A pleasure to welcome Dark Matter to the JOOF family.

The epic Something Inside Me....Died opens with a scene straight out of a mysterious thriller. Droning pads are matched with contrasting eerie toy pianos before a monster chugging bassline fades up, getting us into full on trance mode. Pounding beats soon take over, driving the rhythms and forcing us to move. Subtle acid lines intertwine with cool FX creating colourful textures while the main synth lead adds an air of warming melodies. A serious dark trancer for the discerning clubber.
Shrine Of The Spring Night Forest intros with a sublime sequence filled with contrasting pads that cover the low end and high end frequency range. Thumping kicks burst through as the pads fade out leaving a powerful rolling bassline in their wake. Soft arpeggios dish out mesmeric melodies as the tight drums keep the floor rocking. A series of big synth sequences take us high into the trance stratosphere and on the break we're treated to a beautifully crafted melodic arrangement that climaxes with a massive drum roll which slams us back into full on mode. A monster sound that will not disappoint.

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"]Dark Matter - Something Inside Me Died [/item]
 [content title="Summary" label="Overall Score"]The unstopable JOOF has released recently the double tracker by Dark Matter. Something Inside Me Died is a magnificent slice of cinematic moody power trancer with heavy drums, driving tribal grooves, heavenly church choir voices and superb piano melody along with cinematic strings. The result is out of this world cosmic magical trance at its best that brings back the real trance spirits on the dancefloor. Shrine Of The Spring Night Forest is even darker with sacred atmosphere and incredible spirituality radiating thanks to the stunning hair raising melodies and the sound design that is out of this world. If you search for real progressive trance that can stand the test of time here is your chance to experience it. #PureGold Love IT [/content]

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