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  2. Tribal Village A Psychedelic Adventure Festival Presents: !!! 4 Days Outdoors!! :: MUSIC PLAYGROUNDS - Two Arenas! :: TRIBAL FLOOR :: VILLAGE & ETHNIC FLOOR :: CAMPING :: WORKSHOPS :: ART EXHIBITIONS :: HEALING AREA :: CUTTING EDGE PRODUCTION & DECOR :: CLEAR SOUND :: LASER SHOW :: STALLS & SHOPS :: FIRE PERFORMERS :: SAFE ENVIRONMENT :: TRIBAL ELECTRONIC & ORGANIC MUSIC :: We will be around woods, fields and a little magical lake! :: 3 days of of music :: 4 days of camping :: Clear Sound System :: Lasers and light show :: Psychedelic Live VJs :: Fully licensed bar :: Food Catering :: WorkShops :: Stalls/Shops :: Festival Friendly Security :: Food Stalls :: Face & Body Painting :: Showers and Toilet Facilities :: Car parking TRIBAL FLOOR * Aphid Moon (UK) * Bahar Canca (Turkey) * Chameleon (UK) * Champa (UK) * CK Montez (Portugal) * Djane Anastazja (Poland) * Dickster (UK) * DJ Aria (Greece) * DJ Beholder(UK) * Ebru Al (Turkey) * Feral Ed (UK) * Foose (Belgium) * Fluorenzo (Brasil) * El Mahico (Greece) * Hypnocoustics (UK) * John Phantasm (UK) * JourneyOM (Italy) * Liquid Rish (UK) * Liquid Ross (UK) * Lucas (UK) * Lucid Spirit (Netherlands) * M-Theory (Italy) * Merlin's Apprentice (UK) * N-kore (France) * Neill Moore (UK) * Nikki S (Australia) * OmSense (Guatemala) * Psyrenzo (UK) * OOOD (UK) * OMTheory (Italy) * Overdrive (Portugal) * Sati (Poland) * Shane Gobi (South Africa) * Shifter Senses (Portugal) * Strophoria (Belgium) * Sutekh (UK) * Tristan (UK) * Van Nukem (UK) * Young KIM (South Korea) * 7th Dimension (Greece) * The line up for Tribal Floor is Closed VILLAGE & ETHNIC FLOOR * Aliji (UK) * Amaluna (New Zealand, Zimbabwe) * Bruce Almighty (UK) * DMTheory (Italy) * Flibbertigibbet (New Zealand) * Giovanni Calemma (Italy) * Malpka (Zimbabwe) * Mellonskop (South Africa) * Mononegro (Italy) * Paolo Tossio (Italy * Psywards (UK) * SAS (UK) * Tenzo (Portugal) * Touch the Earth Live Band (UK) * UG (UK) * Wired * Plus more to be added... TICKETS :: Phase 1 - Limited Early Bird - SOLD OUT :: Phase 2 - SOLD OUT :: Phase 3 -General Admission £95 + b/f :: ONLY 25 Spots for Camper/Motorhome book your spot buying your ticket now! No electric plugs on site :: Free Car Parking :: There will be no tickets sales at the door Check here for Tickets Information Terms & Conditions Apply https://accessallareas.org/tribal-village-outdoors-terms.../?fbclid=IwAR1FfwcI0uu6upUFPSAj-dlhv44ca3uniF3_i14HPmuXU5QKKo4Je7HThCw LOCATION Colebrook Park, Longfield Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN2 3UP ____________________________ EVENT PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/events/473967640710818
  3. Ah thanks for letting me know Anoebis; I'm glad he is happy - credit where credit is due. That review was written objectively; I have no affiliations, nothing to gain, no axe to grind. Huge credit is also due to you for supporting the artists, for releasing some good music, and for keeping the faith! The year has started off really well for Goa trance; I hope it continues on a positive trajectory for all!
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  5. ...Banco De Gaia ... and "remix BY Framewerk" ... that's where it gets down to when I don't edit my posts (it was a goal for this year for me to edit less )
  6. From 2oo2... ...to 2o22. Wild ride, I gotta say. Any predicitons for the next x years? I am first. I predict (and hope for) more liquid dnb remixes of psytrance-ish tracks. Like this I's not been released in 2o22, it's 3 days early ... but boy. This blew me away. I thought psytrance'd be kinda 'clinically ill', never coming out of that hole anymore that it dug itself into with cheap indian samples paired with horrible break-ish (as in: lots of breaks) "myocarditis fullon"... ...but hey, I was very wrong! Some kind souls have come for our rescue and lead us into different territory, where the grass is still green, the sound still fresh, the swing still there and the air still clean. So clean! Who would have thought that I now play Banco De gaia on repeat again, only for it to be a remix of Framewerk ... damn these guys are good. There's more Obsidian remixes, by the way... Welcome to 2o22 ... the last year with a beautifully symmetric number that I will live in ... can't wait for "22.2.22" (the 22nd of Febuary...)
  7. Please read and respect these rules/guidelines before posting new reviews. 1. Please use the appropriate release year before posting . If you're posting in a "multiple year" thread (ie. 1990-1994) then specify the release year in the thread title. 2. If youre an artist / label that wants to promote a new release please use the Promos group and not this one! ANY promos found in the reviews section will be moved and the one responsible for it warned. 3. This section is for psytrance reviews and psytrance related genres reviews. If you want to discuss the best releases this year, what albums should be considered classics, the reviews section layout, the quality of reviews, the latest Tool release, want to request a review, etc. etc., then please use the General or Off-Topic sections of the forum! This is intended for psytrance music and its subgenres so no reviews of parties or other music genres. A bigger tolerance will be allowed for old stuff (stuff released before 96) since back then there wasn't an "official definition" of psytrance. Also chillout/ambient genres are allowed as per usual. 4. Before posting a new review, check if a review of the album hasn't already been written. If its the case then write your review in the already existing thread and do NOT open a new one! Finding older topics should be easy, use the Search function: type part or the whole album title and dont forget to limit the search to the subforum of the year you want to post in. If you're starting a new thread for a compilation then you should ALWAYS write the title under the format : "V/A - Name of comp". So that all the compilations will be easier to find. So do NOT start a topic with "VA" (no "/" between the V and the A) or "V/A :" (":" instead of "-"), "VA Name of Comp" (no "-" between the V/A and the name) etc. This is because how search works. 5. When opening a new thread put the name of the album and artist in the topic title and make sure it doesn't have any typos (or else the search function wont work). If you made a mistake, you can easily re-edit the title by using the Edit button at the end of your post, if that function is not working, then use the report function and report your topic to moderators asking to correct the typos. (UPDATED 2021) 6. You should aim for the first post to be more informative. This doesn't mean an essay by any means, but giving people better understanding of the release should be the goal of the first post. People come here to read about the release and to get some information how it is and stuff like "this release is killagrgrhrhrg" won't tell them anything. After the first post you can post these mini-reviews and discussion if you so wish, but no derailing of a thread is allowed. If you feel so strongly about something that does not generally have much to do with the release, please make a thread in an appropriate section and stop posting in the review thread. Here is a few well made reviews that should give the general idea on how an informative review could look! https://www.psynews.org/forums/index.php?/topic/54539-solar-fields-movements/ https://www.psynews.org/forums/index.php?/topic/56930-fragletrollet-playground-of-spirit-shaman-film-records-media https://www.psynews.org/forums/index.php?/topic/54395-crop-circles-tetrahedron https://www.psynews.org/forums/topic/73083-martian-arts-giant-locusts-tip-records/ 7. Personal grudges against artists or reviewers are not welcomed and will be deleted and might lead to moderation so try to use your brain before posting. If you have anything to say to the artist or another reviewer you can always PM (Private Message) or e-mail them. 8. When you open a thread please include Cover Art, Tracklist(preferably with track lengths), release date, label etc. relevant information regarding the album you are reviewing. Also it might be a good idea to include links to shops that are selling the release. (UPDATED 2021) 9. For color or size codes please do not over-do with them and remember this forum has 2 skins so the color white won't show up on another very well and color black won't on the other. Also remember to clean up font formatting that may be carried over when copying your review from one site to another. For Image usage, it is allowed to post images or gifs in reviews but for images try to keep them relatively small in size so it won't make the review look cluttered and cause problems for readers.
  8. Hello, I am posting here if anyone can help me identify this old trance track : Year is approximately 2002. Vocals seem to be coming from this ukrainian choral : Thank you for helping me
  9. one of the finest from that year (2001) i used this track (desert incident @53:09) as a sound quality reference for a long time. that kick is just something. but the first track with astrix is the best one of the album.
  10. uhhehe, good one with the cars *many good things n' reflective details in nice synch in this video inddet ^^..
  11. Here are the other reviews (taken from the promo section). I dont want them to get lost as I still believe in the value of review! Paul Eye: A no-nonsense, shining beacon of light in a sea of overproduced polished modern goa trance. This one goes right back to the roots while not sounding outdated at all. It does have a few annoyances (particularly that vocal in "Into Heaven" that also appears in a far better context on Banco de Gaia's album "You Are Here") but overall it does its job at sounding like "proper goa trance" (yes, I know that's a bit of a silly term to use) far better than most albums out there. There aren't may *trance albums I bother listening to anymore these days. This is not one of them. Scenery: What to say someone for milestones like this, gratitude & grateful for listening something like this that it seems totally like the absolute sequel to the cornerstone 'Twin Sharkfins' after almost 25 years... Blissful feelings... vv303: I don’t usually comment here because I don’t want to create disturbance plus it weighs on me putting anything on the internet at all. Bob Dylan said everything he created is a curse because it haunts him and follows him around. I think that’s also why Filipe Santos puts music up and then takes it down on bandcamp. I feel that way too so I try not to say much But I just wanted to say that the first time I heard this I was utterly blown away by this all-time classic. As I’m listening I’m thinking this is up there with the all time great goa trance albums from Etnica, The Infinity Project, and Pleiadeans. The last Battle Buddhas album from suntrip was very good, this is an utter masterpiece. I listened a second time and still had the same feeling Ive heard just about everything relevant (not bragging) since the 90s, and I would say it’s at least top 5 all time. I know some others here have heard a lot more than me but usually anything very good finds its way up and you hear it so I doubt I’ve missed anything outside previously unreleased stuff like Tranquence or Psylent Buddhi that comes out I think it was great idea to add Pitchbend also to this since every other track also is an all time great classic From Nothing stands out and maybe the top track on this but all the other tracks are just as good Maybe I’m in the heat of the moment but at times I’m thinking to myself, “I’ve been listening to goa since the 90s, and quite possibly this is the best album I’ve ever heard” So anyway, I know very little about the technical aspects of making goa or music theory. I did fiddle recently with caustic and cubasis making goa but I don’t think I have that type of natural expertise to be able to make it or understand it very well This is why I don’t really comment much. I used to live at a Buddhist monastery and I have studied and practiced Buddhism, and I can do that, but (sadly) I doubt I could ever understand the technical aspects of making music to comment intelligently on it, or make music I don’t know if this makes everyone cringe or if they like the feedback but I thought I’d put it out there anyway. I usually see most music (that isn’t terrible) as “all good” in its own unique way and obviously each person has their own preferences Now off to worry about what type of impact or disturbance posting this makes on people or on goa
  12. Thanks! And your review was picked up by David Buddha and he was even emotional about it (he writes on his fb)
  13. Im not sure which Sub genre my track is. Forest or Dark? If you have a better idea, tell me please
  14. This has already been online for some time... an adventurous track that I did found a great match with my bro's video.
  15. I donated 2500 euros to DAT Records for the pressing of this. Think draeke sent me 10 of each variants + some goodies.
  16. Donno if this goes for Deezer and Tidal as well, to mention some competition. But Spotify has since a few months now dropped the commercials for Free users. So now you can enjoy KER music on it without interruptions *yey*. So for you Free loaders that use Spotify can now enjoy music better .. Only thing is that you have to play in Random Shuffle mode (atleast on the phone App), and you have an X amount of skips. If you enjoyed this bullitin, plz Follow this Playlist anyway PS. On Tidal, or Deezer.. if not both.. You can search Record labels.. https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1VD4uswQKBFtRsmYVDlzLl and no, the Goagilde V/A is by choice still not on Spotify ..
  17. Artist: Hexaliohm Title: Alien Kinesis Label: - Format: Digital Release Release: 2021.12.22 Catalog: HEX003 Tracklis: 1 - Hexaliohm - Alien Kinesis The truth, is out there. Can you see? It's the sign. Writer: Hexaliohm Producer: Hexaliohm Mastering: Hexaliohm Artwork: E-art Listen on https://fanlink.to/alien-kinesis https://open.spotify.com/album/5WKOWMdBOSAmCG1eLbNbBn https://soundcloud.com/hexaliohm/hexaliohm-alien-kinesis https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XgP_T7thTzs https://www.deezer.com/br/album/269679622 https://tidal.com/browse/album/203361144 https://www.beatport.com/release/alien-kinesis/3612711 Follow us https://bit.ly/HexaliOHM https://soundcloud.com/hexaliohm https://instagram.com/hexaliohm https://facebook.com/hexaliohm https://hexaliohm.bandcamp.com https://audius.co/hexaliohm https://vk.com/hexaliohm
  18. Artist: Hexaliohm Title: Ether Enigma Label: - Format: Digital Release Release: 2021.11.19 Catalog: HEX002 Tracklist: 1 - Hexaliohm - Ether Enigma 2 - Hexaliohm - Right Behind A wild dive on the ether's path to the depths of outer space. A psychedelic journey full of lysergic atmospheres melting the silence towards the emptiness of space, narrating the path to where nothing returns. Released on 2021.11.19 Writer: Hexaliohm Producer: Hexaliohm Mastering: Hexaliohm Artwork: E-art Listen on https://fanlink.to/ether-enigma https://open.spotify.com/album/74r9qNMvVI53oMGO2IV7nR https://soundcloud.com/hexaliohm/sets/ether-enigma-ep https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I3gZlR0xv-k&list=PLTGlGv4d_P2Mk9SVK90RHGS6edlUPBNtY https://www.deezer.com/br/album/269720782 https://tidal.com/browse/album/203019552 https://www.beatport.com/release/ether-enigma/3564748 Follow us https://bit.ly/HexaliOHM https://soundcloud.com/hexaliohm https://instagram.com/hexaliohm https://facebook.com/hexaliohm https://hexaliohm.bandcamp.com https://audius.co/hexaliohm https://vk.com/hexaliohm
  19. Artist: Hexaliohm Title: Another Simulation Label: - Format: Digital Release Release: 2021.07.09 Catalog: HEX001 Tracklist: 1 - Hexaliohm - Another Simulation How did we know that the real world isn't just another simulation? Released on 2021.07.09 Writer: Hexaliohm Producer: Hexaliohm Mastering: Hexaliohm Artwork: Rasta Master Listen on https://fanlink.to/another-simulation https://open.spotify.com/album/63TGqflCvKGsMu10qpmgaU https://soundcloud.com/hexaliohm/another-simulation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izd4TdvPwhA https://www.deezer.com/br/album/239765652 https://tidal.com/browse/track/189008901 https://music.apple.com/us/album/another-simulation-single/1573775759 https://www.beatport.com/release/another-simulation/3453054 Follow us https://bit.ly/HexaliOHM https://soundcloud.com/hexaliohm https://instagram.com/hexaliohm https://facebook.com/hexaliohm https://hexaliohm.bandcamp.com https://audius.co/hexaliohm https://vk.com/hexaliohm
  20. David Tingsgard has created one of the only albums, apart from E-Mantra’s Arcana, to rival the greats of the golden age of Goa trance in this latest record Songs From a Forgotten Memory. Really love what Battle of the Future Buddhas is doing on this and the previous album Light Behind the Sun. Quite slowish, spacey Goa with deep beats and wonderful melodies. In both albums, Tingsgard returns to the roots of Goa trance in the early sound of 94-96, which tended to slower and more mellow than the later years which got more and more intense. Perhaps the first thing to note is that the title suggests that this is a back to the future kind of project. Is this just a nostalgia project then? Perhaps, but I go on to argue that this project involves reanimating the virtues of the past, but also updating those virtues so that they speak to the present. It is worth noting that both albums feature superlative production with all sounds clear, distinct, and textured against a velvety black background, but avoiding brightness or an analytical edge. One of the things I really like about both albums is that BotFB shows restraint. He does not go straight for maximum velocity from the outset. The tracks and album as a whole can thus build, and build they do. Take "Collidoscope" for instance - at the 5.35 mark the track breaks into huge pillars of rising and falling modulations - this really takes the listener on a disorientating psychedelic trip because it has not been constant throughout the track which builds up to this peak gradually. This is the mark of a mature and talented artist who understands that drama comes from restraint, not throwing everything and the kitchen sink at the listener all at once. Moreover, by avoiding manic layerism and the straitjacket of 16th note bass and drums, when he decides to use a sawtooth or a flutter effect, it is effective. Not constant fluttering, which has little effect but to put you in a flutter. Lots of his melodies do have this fractalised or fluttering effect, but because he doesn't do this all the time it is not tiresome. Effective, like I said. "Go Gently into Space" (obviously a riff on Dylan Thomas' famous "do not go gently into that good night/rage, rage against the dying of the light") is a space hymn to the "future space travellers" (thanks to Miranda and Prana for that phrase). It starts off with a spoken manifesto to all future space travellers, the kind of thing that you might hear in Starship Troopers: “It’s really the next stage in the evolution of mankind, out here amongst the stars lies the destiny of mankind”. Hehe, c'mon Goaheads, let's send this track to Elon Musk; he can make it his anthem. Seeing as I mentioned Prana, this track features the juddering, ascending 303 melodies that Prana mastered. It also features one of the best snare sounds I've heard, and placed with pitch perfect accuracy. The track goes all Astral Projection at the end with sugary melody. This really is a space anthem if ever I've heard one. And without going over the top. Everything in total control, but without becoming predictable or zombie automaton. There’s not even a hint of the dreaded shiny plastic sound that psytrance has become. AWESOME!!! "Pitchbend (Into the Light Remix)" does exactly what it says on the tin: it ends with incredibly positive, life-affirming, sunny vibes that also happen to be delightfully psychedelic. Starting off pretty intense, this ends up being a lighter track than many on the album, but just as excellent. "The God Particle" makes it clear that this is a scifi themed album. There's such an awesome bass warble at the start of this track - honestly, this is totally addictive. Imagine holding a big sheet of roofing zinc and being able to shake it like a blanket - a metallic wap sound not far from a didge is what you'll get - and this sound goes on throughout. Infected Mushroom wish they could create just one sound as cool as this across their entire discography. A special shout to the snapping snares on this track too; faster than a cobra, as insouciant as a saddhu. As for the super trippy little elf melody at the end... I'm actually at a loss for superlatives. Could this be the best track on the album? "From Nothing"?? Nothing comes from nothing, so they say. Is this track describing the radical dissociation of a strong trip? Is it just a hymn to "empty" space? I don't know. But from the start this one goes heavier (I said the album builds not so?). At 5.00 there comes that unique little BotfB melody that sounds like the weird siren song of an alien elf at the window of your spaceship, luring you off track to the Triangulum constellation when you were supposed to be flying to Ganymede. Who needs Startrek when you have Goa trance like this? From nothing we find ourselves "In Heaven". This is the most classically Goa track on the album, featuring Indian singing, and it could easily be an Astral Projection song. Utter bliss, with some of the most textured riffs you'll ever hear. This is clearly the spiritual heart of the album. Om mani padme hum. Om namaya Shiva. Bom Shankar! The comedown commences with "Mugwump". According to the Oxford English Dictionary, a mugwump is a person who remains aloof and undecided, especially it seems on political matters. And there I was thinking it was a grumpy old Goahead who goes around muttering "old is gold". This track has a totally cool wurlitzer fairground horror melody. I love this forest elf twisty weirdo black metal goblin animism. We don't see enough of this tokolosh spiritualism in Goa or psytrance even though we have subgenres like forest and twilight. Sheesh, BotFB practically invented forest twilight. Clearly BotFB is winding back from the hypnotic bliss of "In Heaven" and we go a bit darker and more foresty here. “Interstellar” is a more mellow track starting with a techno beat and tweaky noises, but soon accompanied by a whimsical and simple melody that repeats. Another one of those charmingly simple but minor key little melodies that BotfB specialises in. A little drop of unaccountably strange and otherworldly stardust. At the 5.45 point we enter another world with bigger riffs that are nevertheless restrained and subtle; nothing too loud here, but pulling you in with texture and intrigue. This is some beguiling shit! Finally, we come down to earth with “Blurred, Calm, Warm, Hazy”, just how you feel after a good toke. This is a fully ambient track, so of course there are some sitar sounds, Asian scales, along with tabla, and wailing melodies. BotFB set you adrift on deeply relaxing waves of calm and bliss. I feel that individual track ratings are redundant here as each track is close to flawless in its own way and, more importantly perhaps, the album flows as a whole, unified, singular journey. I didn't at any point in several complete listenings want to skip a track or back off the volume or feel that it was becoming too intense or too dull. Am I saying that it is perfect? Well, equally, I would like to avoid such hyperbole. Once or twice I wanted a more cinematic or orchestral intro/outro, or felt a bit more analogue atmosphere might have added something. I'm also not sure that the cover quite matches the contents. But overall what I can say is that I feel a rush of euphoria and excitement listening to this record. David Tingsgard, take a bow bro. I will probably never meet you as you live on the opposite side of the globe from me, but I wish I could shake your hand. In my opinion, you've created one of the all-time great Goa albums. I thought "The Light Behind the Sun" was good. Well, you've upped the game with this 10/10 record. You've shown Etnica, Pleaidians, Miranda, Transwave, Simon Posford, et al, that Goa is a genre capable of more than we dreamed. Technically it seems better than many of the classics, yet it is true to the apparently simple sounds of early Goa. Imaginatively it is really out there, mixing Asian spirituality, science fiction, and a kind of northern forest paganism (if I may call it that). But it is also just so mellow, so musical, such delightful fun, as well as being dark, serious, and prophetic. If spiritual = balance and could be bottled, this is it. So, for me, this record takes the virtues of a nearly forgotten past and updates them for the present, making the genre more surprising than ever. Goa has always burrowed into the deep roots to reach towards the future, but now that appears more real in this tougher, darker, more scifi, yet still melodic, updated version. Goa goes futuristic. This is a critical, useful kind of nostalgia, if it is even nostalgia at all. Finally, this is very much a BotFB album; no one else could have made it. It has a unique peaceful calm understatement combined with crazy Loki inventiveness. By stepping back from the intensity and some of the darkness of the earlier work, BotFB seem to have achieved their potential. The dust has long settled on the dirt roads of Anjuna. If you avoid the tourist areas you will only hear the lowing of sacred cows and temple bells at night walking near Chapora fort. The insects are loud in bamboo forest and the rice paddies glower in the gloom. But decades later, one who kept the faith has left behind a relic as valuable as anything made at the time. I feel privileged to discover it. Album of the year, and it is only January! This is deep trance plateau music - if you're a Goa fan, this is a must. It is begging for a vinyl release! Anoebis, do you hear me? Do not delay - crowdfund if you must, but do the best possible vinyl mastering and pressing of this classic album. I would be surprised if this album is not selling for thousands in decades to come! ~*~
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