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  1. How very exciting to see your avatar in my feed. I'll be picking this up this week.
  2. First impression was that Ephedra and Proxeeus deliver big on this album. Mindsphere was different to the usual journey style but i still thoroughly enjoyed it. Ypsilon 5 was very nice and so was Skarma, Median Project didn't blow me away and that is very rare, Triquetra I agree wasn't incredible. More Listens and a review (If i get the time) for sure coming in.
  3. Name Your Price I would imagine he means.
  4. Well, I was originally trying to be sarcastic (point being: what reason is there to not have goa parties in Australia). Ironically however, I actually just moved to Sydney 1 week ago from Brisbane and let me say, the population is about %10 police trying to bust people for misdemeanors. Feel like I've just volunteered to live in the panopticon.
  5. You're telling me my stock volkswagon work caddy van defines layers better than Club speakers?
  6. @astralprojection I think it's just more the forum drying up than the topic. I came in at 2016 which had a noticeable drop in usage, sometimes when i'm feeling particularly egocentric I imagine I was the catalyst. I tried to get some people on my local Melbourne Doofers page to come and participate in the Top 10 2018 but not a single one came. More interested in partying and arguing about political correctness than the artists making the music they listen to it seems. Any whom I've changed my final entry, from Hypnoxock to Psysutra God he is good. Also it was the first 'Favourite track from my top 10' topic for me.
  7. 1st track Shakta something or other. 2nd track Daft Punk.
  8. His album titles don't stick to my mind but the tracks do, Deep Waters is my favourite. A search tells me its from 'As Earth to Sky'
  9. Are we allowing Tsotsi to call Merkaba Psytrance? If you would all be so kind I would say Earth to Sky is pretty much at the top of the list. Otherwise I'll cede the spot to Loud or Infected Mushroom.
  10. What's up with this? Does it have anything to do with Thanos? Hopefully not as I originally came here to say that I trust Thanos and don't think he plans to fuck any one on this campaign. I thought the pledge was going to be £300 but after looking properly I realise it much more affordable. I will be backing before the end of the campaign.
  11. Aren't you just the best at creating topics :0 Just going to copy number 1 from Recursion Loop who is bang on with his opinion. 1. Psy-H Project - Precession of the Universe (!) (THE best goa track EVER) (or Sonic Elysium remix when I'm in the full-on mood) 2. Omneom/Median Project - Heaven and Earth (Omneom Remix) 3. Artha - Kalachakra 4. Celestial intelligence - A Different Story 5. Chi A.D - Blue Effect 6. Arronax - The Beginning Of Our Journey 7. Antares - The 4th Dimension 8. Miranda - Somewhere Out There 9. Astrix - Deep Jungle Walk (Update) 10. Psysutra - Postcard From Goa As it stands for the time being.
  12. Artist: The Maniac Title: Birth Of Time Label: Self-released Date: July 3, 2019 Tracklist:- 1. Procreating the Universe 2. Birth Of Time 3. Cosmogenesis 4. Abode Of The Clouds The Maniac is one of my favourite artists to follow. Not only do we get a consistent stream of releases, those very releases showcase a jump in talent time after time. Ranging from the free, to the inexpensive, to money well spent, This guy is starting to deliver big time. I'm currently in Indonesia and can say that this release brings me far more joy than the $20 pair of bright yellow cartier sunglasses that I got yesterday. Those mother fafa's just make everything brighter, but in a, you about to squint more than what you did before laying down that 200,000 rupiahs sort of way. Wearing these wackers just made my life harder. Incidentally, The Maniac also made everything brighter, but in a, press play and watch your brain come alive with shapes and colours sort of way. Throw this album on and ride your Honda scooter at max speed down the highway while dodging tourist patrol sort of way. Procreating The Universe has some big loud zooms that synthesis your mind while the usual crazy leads that could wake Proxeeus Cthulthu reincarnate up on a sunday morning. Birth of Time follows the style with some big zips that the most advanced ear candling ceremony couldn't wipe from your mind. It's bright sunshine that I would be dancing too if it wasn't so damn hot right now. I wouldn't have minded a change in the lead tone as it ends up feeling like longer than 9.37 minutes but its fun while its fun. Cosmogenesis Comes in with a different and exciting intro that eases you slowly into a trance, when the leads hit they hit like a 7 seater Diahatsu that just saw the tide retract 300 metres from the shore. The leads in this track are doing exactly what i wanted them to do in the last one. A great track with some nice paino-esc synth work. For a moment you get the impression that The Maniac is going to chill out a bit. The title, the intro, but not the artist. No sirs & ma'ams. This is my favourite on the list, a track to put your arms out and float through the universe of Javanese flavours, the Nebula's of Sumatran short ribs, and wormholes of soft Rendang. Less intense but still there with the leads that make you the same old phrase 'How the F^ck did he do those on a phone'? For only 50,000 Rupiahs what are you waiting for? Give it a spin and support a talent on a trajectory to greatness. https://themaniac1.bandcamp.com/album/birth-of-time
  13. Sounds fantastic. Looking forward to it. Was just listening to Sky Technology - A Ray of Light & was reminded how good he is.
  14. @Jon Cocco damn right my friend. This album is a masterpiece and somehow that sense of playful fun has been maintained with the art. Its a rare thing to be this good and still be so gosh dang fun. There must be other examples but the one that comes to mind is the writing prose of Nietzsche.
  15. Tsotsi

    Va - Terraformer

    @Aspartic How is it that you and I have the exact same taste in Genre, like the exact same artists, but differ so much on the tracks we love? For me, your review of the first Celestial Intelligence track could be the description for Centevra's first track. I thought the first Alienapa tracks was average but the second amazing. Javi & Skooma inspired my entire first review as did Sykespico. The Celestial intelligence track I think is one of his best ever. Although, everything else I agree completely with. On another note i got pretty excited when I saw your full review, I've slowly (real slow) been writing the second track by track review that this compilation deserves glad someone has taken the weight of that off my shoulders.
  16. No Excitment huh? Not a peep. How about a tracklist then. 1. Rayavana - Countdown to Ascension 2. J.I.S - Mercury 3. Median Project - Venus 4. Ypsilon5 - Terra Firma 5. Skarma - Mars 6. Mindsphere - Spectacular Purity 7. Triquetra - Chronos 8. Tomocomo - Warp to Uranus 9. Ephedra - Neptune 10. Proxeeus - Pluto I mean look at that. Have a good squiz. Mother flippin Ypsilon5. Come On
  17. I don't know if I'm stepping on Global Sect's toes here, and boy oh boy is that the last the last thing I would ever want to do to our interstellar command centre. However. But. Anywho. Check the absolute wonder that is going to be this release. This release is 100% cosmic wonders. So much so that the tracklist titles have dropped the pretense of anything else, the cover art says it all and damn am I excited. Well, I'll let the Bandcamp bio take over. VA - Astronauts in The Solar System (compiled by DJ Masala) ~ Yea Get em Dj Masala, ya'll know it's gonna be hot. This is the Genesis. A legend is told about the Mankind, which advanced to the new frontier in the Solar System. This is a story about the Astronauts who were challenged with the exploration of the Solar System and developed the future of the mankind. The Genesis of the Cosmic century. ~ Oh Shit, A concept, an idea, a journey. ... VA Astronauts in The Solar System opens a series of releases called "Intergalactic Cult" in which various goa trance DJs will have the opportunity to express themselves creatively and create their own compilation with the support of our label. We invite you to follow the development of Intergalactic Cult with us, to enjoy new ideas and amazing releases. We hope that thanks to this project, talented goa-trans DJs will be able to build more interesting and successful careers, and even more musicians will have the opportunity to graduate on our label. ~ We all wish all the success to these beautiful composers of magic. We thank our good friend DJ Masala from the Land of the Rising Sun for the magnificently done work, and wish him creative success. ~ We thank him, we thank Global Sect, we thank the Artists, we dance and we cry. Enjoy! And a final word to get you even more excited for this series. P.S. The next compilation from the series "Intergalactic Cult" will be "Wicked Forest", compiled by DJ Mozza (Serbia). we wish him success! ~ Boom and out! https://globalsect.bandcamp.com/album/va-astronauts-in-the-solar-system
  18. @Antares What's the scoop on your music making life these days amigo?
  19. I was into what I thought was gangster rap in high school, Ice Cube, The Game, The Pharcyde. Then for my last few years I found 80's pop disco and started to see how so many pop classics today just followed the same patterns and sometimes even melodies into their new music, since then Modern Pop has always turned me off. Miley Cyrus is the only exception, she is still a true baller. After High School it was indie music, but you know... popular indie music, with the occasional rock opera thrown in. But I never really Loved any particular style of music. Then on a flight over to America one day I found Dj Koze, Moderat and Jon Hopkins. After that I really started to understand the wonders of electronica but it wasn't until I was 21 or 22 that my (now) wife took me to Rainbow Serpent in Victoria Australia. Must have been 2013/2014, Somewhere on that weekend I realised how wonderful long weekend parties (Bush Doofs) were but still had no idea what the music I was listening to was. The next year I went again and somewhere on the dancefloor at 2Am I 'got' it. Something awoke in me and that I couldn't shake it, the community, the soundwaves, the twists and turns, the excitement! Now I was all about Psytrance and started easy. Goa Trance Vol. 31 by DJ Tulla is still one of my favourite prog compilations. Then one day I illegally downloaded an Artha album (Just because it was there and had a cool cover) and put it on while at the beach. I completely tripped out and went into another realm while lying there, that's when I started to try and find this 'Goa' Music. It was difficult at first as so many comps had the Goa label attached to it, but I found a method. Then I learnt that If I woke up in the morning and put Goa on first thing I could Lucid dream through the universe. After that I started to only buy Goa as my respect for the music developed and my hope for a resurgence in Australia took over. I still haven't been to a Goa party but along with Psybass and downtempo it is pretty much the only genre I listen to. I still get excited by new releases and my mind is continuously blown. One day I'll make it to Europe for proper party. Until then I have Bandcamp and Psynews.
  20. Amazing Job! And thanks for taking the time to do this. Not to be unexpected but a strong Suntrip turn out is well deserved with some hot hot releases last year. I thought we might have seen some more VA's but if it had to be one then Shambala is well deserved. Surprised Etnica & Ufomatka didn't make it in, but no complaints from me either way. Also 100% Goa in the top ten is not unsurprising but still interesting. As for downtempo it's nice to see some familiar names but also some unheard releases that i'll be checking out... if I ever stop listening to Nibana. Also I will continue pretending that all the highlighted selections in the results are not a result of me using coloured text in the original thread but a slight nod to all my selections by your Mr Aspartic. Once again thanks for putting this together.
  21. This is the perfect album for a big stadium show. The vocals would have all the hi heads in arms swaying. Will give it a proper go one day
  22. If you take Tra to be its own part of Trance. Than Nce sounds sort of like 'Unz' as in 'Unz Unz Unz'
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