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REVIEW: Andrew Rayel - Dark Resistance out on inHarmony Music

Dark Resistance” evokes majestic ebony-colored horses of the night galloping into the darkness, their manes ablaze in glory. Andrew Rayel delivers his latest big club hit with “Dark Resistance.”

Cosmic. Hurtling. Enigmatic. Like the mysterious yet critically important dark matter of the cosmos and the even more outlandish dark energy, Andrew Rayel’s music has an inexplicable pull on all who perceive it. Andrew Rayel’s “Dark Resistance” (inHarmony Music) is out now.

The Radio Edit evokes an army of galloping horses with its formidable beat. As the ground shakes, the bassline rumbles and quakes under the weight of sonic Spartans set off to do battle. The minor-key of this track suspends tension in the air as the mood conjures visions of riding out into the dark night. Imagine mysterious, ebony-colored horses, their manes of fury ablaze against a black night sky. Like wild forest-fires of the mind, the horns are insistent and commanding. The energy builds as Rayel drives the beat forward. “Dark Resistance” is a triumph of will and a victory for music-lovers throughout the galaxy. The Original Mix adds militant drums to the intro, but it’s the propulsive rhythm that lends the track its weight. With “Dark Resistance,” Andrew Rayel seems to be telling listeners, “Get up! Let’s go! It’s time to move out!” It becomes physically impossible to lay back and relax if this track is being played, such is its careening momentum.

“Dark Resistance” is a joy-ride of a tune with a sinister twist.

About Andrew Rayel
Hailed by Armin van Buuren as “the future of trance music,” Andrew Rayel (real name: Andrei Rata) is a classically trained electronic dance music DJ and producer from Moldova often referred to as the “modern-day Mozart.” As a DJ, Rayel exudes an unbridled enthusiasm for the music he plays and his onstage performances are electric and filled with physical energy. Drenched in a well-earned sweat after every set, Rayel earns his position as a bandleader, stirring up his crowds’ passion as much with his music selection as with his bodily vigor. He has DJ’d the world’s biggest festivals, including: Ultra Music Festival in Miami, TomorrowLand in Belgium and TomorrowWorld in Atlanta, Stereosonic in Australia, Global Gathering in the UK and other countries, Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas, Electric Zoo in New York, Transmission Festival in various countries, Ministry of Sound in the UK, Dreamstate in San Bernardino, Electronic Family in Amsterdam, Zoukout in Singapore and Together Festival in Thailand. Rayel is a regular on the lineup at various ASOT stages around the world. Nightclub residencies have him performing onstage at super-clubs, including: Marquee Nightclub & Dayclub in Las Vegas, Marquee and LAVO in New York, Ushuaïa Beach Club in Ibiza, Zouk in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur, Escape in Amsterdam and Ministry of Sound in London.

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"]Andrew Rayel - Dark Resistance[/item]
 [content title="Summary" label="Overall Score"]Andrew Rayel returns on his own top notch imprint inHarmony with the colossal size trancer Dark Resistance. The track reminds me his very first underground releases that simply were unforgettable. In this one he follows the same incredible path with pulsating basslines, sharp kicks, rough drums and most importantly truly euphoric and highly uplifting rave style melody that sparkles with positive vibrations and energize mind body and soul. As you can easily understand when this track comes on board, it will be impossible to resist its force. #PureGold Love IT [/content]

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