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REVIEW: Johan Gielen - Souvenir out on High Contrast Recordings

Trance legend Johan Gielen returns to High Contrast Recordings with yet another high quality trance release called "Souvenir"!

Soothing piano leads, combined with up-tempo and euforic chords in the breakdown and a pounding bass in the drop characterizes this release.

Souvenir is the perfect start of 2018 for Johan Gielen and definitely sets the tone for the new year!

Johan Gielen - Souvenir is out now on High Contrast Recordings.

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"]Johan Gielen - Souvenir[/item]
 [content title="Summary" label="Overall Score"]Johan Gielen rocks the airwaves with his brand new high class release on High Contrast called Souvenir. This is definitely a timeless piece of trance that you can keep by your side as real and precious Souvenir of trance. The track has definitely the classic Dutch & Belgian trance sound of the golden era of trance. Truly unique and fresh melody in the breakdown with massive uplifting synths while the bassline is sharp and warped while the fat thumping drum along with the superb synthy layers on top travels the listener to another dimension. It's epic and euphoric ready for endless funfair moments of feel good summery trance to make you feel energetic, confident and shinning on the dancefloor. #PureGold Love IT[/content]

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