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Aspartic last won the day on October 30 2019

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  1. Wow, just wow! I'm glad to be here. Congratulations to everyone here on Psynews!!!
  2. Haha, yeah maybe a bit too early. It's a lot to digest I know. We can always edit our chart to make changes along the way. Let's take some time to do this.
  3. So a very good day to all of you! Oh no, we are not going to stop with the "best of" series. Here we are to continue our world famous Psynews best of ........ 2019! First place gets 10 points, second 9 points, .... Lets' do this! Uptempo: 01. MerrOw - Odysseus (Damn, I still gotta review this masterpiece!!) 02. Pete and Pan - Return Of The Goddess 03. Median Project - Constellation 04. GoaD - Hypnotic Mirage 05. Katedra - We Are Not Alone 06. Jaraluca - The Prologue 07. VA - Astronauts In The Solar System 08. Acid Destroyers - Monsters And Mad Man (EP) 09. E-Mantra - Tartarus (EP) 10. Sykespico - Perspective Downtempo: 01......... I haven't really listened to this years' downtempo to be honest. Only Yagya's Stormur. Slowly build your top 10's here in this thread and I will announce when it's almost time to close it. Let's say somewhere at the end of february. Post this everywhere you want, so we can get more votes!!! cheers, Aspartic
  4. I scrolled through the tracks in a hurry on bandcamp and must say it didn't stick to me. The tracks are rough and monotonic throughout their length. I'm looking for something warmer. Not to say this is a great effort, putting 3 CD's of norwegian goa trance together. ;-) I'll have a better listen though. Might change my opinion about some tracks.
  5. I'm going for that Atlantis album due in january. Immersion in deep space. Can't wait!
  6. This album shows immensely the essence of Goa Trance. Anything is possible! Goa Trance is not supposed to follow a formula, not supposed to be generic, but innovative, different and just plain fun! Here we get massive amounts of fairies, angels, floating sounds, chord changes, bouncing basslines and much more. Yep, this is a euphoric, happy and pleasant album of music by Pete and Pan. I witnessed them live at Ohm Gathering in Belgium not so long ago and I remember it was the most outstanding revelation. Something different! Very trancy! The whole album breathes the same happy atmosphere. And if I have to pick a favorite: Tantric Tweak. Man that track is phenomenal. Just the right amount of happiness and heavy basswork. Really great great job you guys. I'm enjoying this enormously. Purchasing now.
  7. Happy New Year to all of you! While I'm not that active anymore, but I try, I check this place everyday! To me this is THE portal to all information on good goa trance. May Psynews forever be around!
  8. REVIEWS HERE: https://www.psynews.org/forums/topic/75749-goad-hypnotic-mirage-neogoa-records/
  9. Artist: GoaD Title: Hypnotic Mirage Label: Neogoa Records Release: Dec 2019 (digital), Jan 2020 (CDR) Tracklist Part 1 - Hypnotic Mirage 1. Flight Prelude 03:01 2. Two Bright Lights 06:57 3. Intoxicant Engine 06:18 4. Astrodiver 06:19 5. Mission Out Of Control 06:12 6. Unwanted Passenger 06:12 7. Hostile Contact 07:27 8. Aerial Anomaly 05:37 9. Hypnotic Mirage 06:38 10. Extraction 07:35 11. The Little Blue Dot 04:03 Part 2 - Galactic Aviator Remastered 12. Submerged On Ganymede 07:51 13. Outer Passage 06:32 14. Intergalactic Gates 07:13 15. Other Species 06:57 16. Tripping Astronaut 06:13 17. Galactic Aviator 06:33 18. Alien Pursuit 08:09 19. Goa Delerium 08:52 20. Mystic Presence 06:00 21. Lost In Time 06:26 22. Temple Monkeys 07:51 What can I say? By the end of 2019 we have had a huge amount of quality goa releases. Suntrip, Goa Madness, Global Sect, ... they all delivered big time. I'm still in the process of listening and eh well... processing what the talented goa artists gave us this year. Reviews will be added to the threads shortly. Yet an unexpected appearance in 2019's goa catalog made me write a (short) review so you are sure not to miss it. And buy it! Neogoa records sometimes shoots a limited CD release to us and this time its GoaD's Hypnotic Mirage. Immediately when I heard the samples I felt this was an outsider amidst all the goa violence we got this year. Danish Anders Munk manages to melt old school sounds with a warm and thick hypnotic spectrum of sounds. And "hypnotic" is the key word here. Every track is submerged in hypnotic acid bubbles that go on and on until your brain is addicted to it. So beautiful. The mastering is super so your ears can have a break while listening to this masterpiece. Modern goa that doesn't follow any formula, but sticks to a warm hypnotizing feeling. There is not one single filler track. The second part of the release is a remastered version of his previous album Galactic Aviator. Reviews can be found HERE. The progress between the two albums is very noticeable. Hypnotic Mirage sounds much more modern and full to me. GoaD is steadily improving his sounds and production skills. This album is a topper already and I'm sure he will deliver much more in the future. What a surprise! Just ordered the limited CDR. What other choice do I have? Buy link https://neogoarecords.bandcamp.com/album/hypnotic-mirage
  10. Huge, fucking HUGE! I've been waiting for more Atlantis. Finally my space acid dream has come true.
  11. I am seeing the promotions of this fine album including a UV t-shirt. Is there a possibility to order this kind of CD/T-shirt combination on Bandcamp? I'd love to have a T-shirt but also the bandcamp streaming after buying. Any way to do this? Thanks.
  12. Damn, JaraLuca got us all by surprise here! A huge jump forward since his last delicious album. This one is even bigger and better. Lots of unpredictable turns in each track, highly danceable and lots of power. It's a fresh album without copying himself or other artists. Very impressive and candidate for goa album of the year!
  13. DJ Solitare had me in a grip during his whole set last time at an old is gold party. Steady start, but growing to a grand finale.
  14. Does anyone know of any good fora for progressive house and techno reviews and discussion? Seems to be well hidden or non-existent.
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