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  1. Artist: Perfect Blind Title: Wanderers Label: Neogoa Date: April, 2016 1. Passing the Veil 2. Floating Spheres 3. Outerland 4. Syncope 2015 5. Lunar Dawn - Blessings From Irij (Remix) 6. Edge of Solitude 7. Sabled Sun (with Subscale) 8. March of the Dragonflies 9. Nephilim' Dance (With Psilocybian) 10. Wanderers Bonus Tracks: 1. Sudden Clarity (Feat. CUBErt) 2. Outerland (Downtempo Mix) Igor Ceranic from Croatia may not be a household name, but he should be. If you're a fan of modern day goa trance you have certainly heard his work. All those physical CDs you've got stored in cardboard boxes until Ikea gets their sh*t together and makes a great CD rack are probably mastered by him. He's produced under the name Dual Barrel , Deimos , Perfect Blind...even as part of the metal band Subscale. This is his latest effort, a downtempo album that is filled with industrial sounds and atmosphere. That's kind of his thing and if you heard We Have Forgotten under his Deimos moniker you would already know that. This is not Solar Fields or Aes Dana so if you're looking to take a nap then this ain't the vehicle. Calling this chill is a stretch. His sounds are dark and the themes are as well. It's immersive and layered with Matrix-esque futuristic overtones. He told me once that he tries to go lighter sometimes, but it usually ends up in a dark place. The album is a solid experience with industrial ambient powerhouse Edge of Solitude and the engaging Sabled Sun. Usually when guitars make an appearance it has a tendency to become a sh*tshow, but it was well done here. His take on Lunar Dawn's Blessing's From Irij (released on Blessings From Irij Remixes) is still a slowed down goa treat. Unfortunately I felt that March of the Dragonflies and his contribution with psytrance genius Psilocybian didn't really go anywhere. Missed opportunity. That said, I liked this album, but I think he's just scratched the surface of his talent. Personally I would love an even darker industrial goa album. His sound is so lush and he layers so well. Because I think he has the potential to be the next UX or Syb Unity Nettwerk. When you buy his album from his Bandcamp page you also get two downloadable bonus tracks. Now you can download it for free from Ektoplazm, but if you buy it from his bandcamp you can also bundle it with the Deimos album and that is highly recommended. Plus you get to help the artist and that's never a bad thing. Perfect Blind Bandcamp Ektoplazm
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    Name: Svemirski Hod Label: Neogoa Records Release date: April 2016 Zenith 01 - OXI - Haphazard Dance (Nova Fractal Remix) (145 BPM) 02 - Zopmanika - Cosmic Influence (145 BPM) 03 - Imba & Hisia - Elysium Island (143 BPM) 04 - Omnivox - 5 Dimensions (143 BPM) 05 - Stellar Force - Astral Dive (145 BPM) 06 - Lunar Dawn - Orbiting The Sun (143 BPM) 07 - Cosmic Dimension - Another Species (146 BPM) 08 - Main Sequence Star - North Pole (120 BPM) Nadir 09 - Arronax - Dive Into Merak (110 BPM) 10 - Goasia - Skylander (142 BPM) 11 - Arcane Voice - Cerridwen's Potion (144 BPM) 12 - Ezoterica - Universal Mind (150 BPM) 13 - Screw Loose & Stevo - Celestial Bleeps (146 BPM) 14 - M-Run - Galactic Hunt (Part I) (140 BPM) 15 - CoaGoa - Tesla Coil (145 BPM) 16 - OXI - Edge Of The Universe (140 BPM) 17 - Perfect Blind - The Expanse (100 BPM) Time to review this Goa beast from Neogoa. About time. OXI's Haphazard Dance has been vamped by Nova Fractal and the man has done a superb job. I really like the original and Nova has put some more space sauce on top of it. Delicious! Love the warm rolling bassline and crisp production. Euphoric trance all the way. Zopmanika. Never ever heard of the name. Balkan, sure. Good? Fuck yeah! Bubbly jumpy melodic goa that doesn't give you one moment of rest. Once you get into the groove, it's party time! Just saw he has an album out on Sita records. Should check it out! In comes Imba, da masta. ;-) In collab with Hisia. They sure know how to control a lot of acid. It's really incredible. A track can hold much acids sounds, but the magic is to make it sound harmonious, danceable and just fingerlicking good. These gentlemen do a terrific job here. They throw a incredibly sweet trance break in it and there we go again. Superb track!!! Numero 4 in the list is Omnivox with 5 Dimensions. A lush deep track that takes the energy and beastiness of the previous track down. Very well placed imo. It was time for something deeper and floatier. The track is very psychedelic with lots of stabbing sound effects and many layers. Extremely well crafted. Absolutely loving it, mainly because it's so lush and hypnotic. Stellar Force, a collab between Imba and yes OXI. Starts off hesitating, but after a while you realise it's just the intro. After 2 minutes, all sounds come in full force and create a whirlwind of psychedelia all around. Is it the collab with OXI or has Imba just reached the pro level of goa trance creation? Because this is greatness. Really, I'm astounded. Thanks for the orgasm at minute 7. Up next is Croatian talent Lunar Dawn with the beautiful track Orbiting The Sun. My god is he settling a name for himself. Again high quality spiralling goa trance with a basskick so deep. It goes up and down, makes you dizzy, makes you smile. Warm positive goa trance that is a pleasure for the ears. Perhaps my favorite of the compilation because it's so damn hypnotizing. It just goes on and on like a train at lightspeed. Bazinga!!!!!! Cosmic Dimensions Another Species is for sure a dance floor bursting track. The darker bassline made me thinking if it was going to be a track that I was going to skip, but no way. Although I didn't feel it for "In a special kind of space", this track is much better and twisty. Yes, approved. We have now two downtempo tracks which I can't really review. To me it's nice background music. Next goa track is Goasia's skylander, which sounds so oldschool, it's too oldschool for me. Don't know if the track is from the 90's or recent, but the lack of a solid bassline makes me skip it. I'm sure many of you will disagree. Cerridwens Potion has the intention to lift off at any time, but never manages to do so. I'm sure with fluo and blacklights everything sounds better, and although this is not a bad track at all, it falls short in terms of surprises amongst the other stuff. Ezoterica sounds way too old for me to enjoy, same as with Goasia. Sorry, but skip. Celestial Bleeps and Galactic hunt are too trippy for me, but will surely find an audience. Tesla Coil is a ear worm with some hook I can't get rid off in my head, but a twist or some surpsises would have made it more enjoyable. Aaah, back with OXI and Edge Of the Universe. God I love his basskick. The track has many parts, and when they all come together in the end it's pure bliss. Pure Goa madness that needs to be played at some Old Is Gold party in september. ;-) We close with another downtempo track. And that's the great end of it. CONCLUSION Svemirski Hod is a fantastic goa trance compilation and features top class tracks from both emerging and established goa trance artists. I must applaud to all artists involved and the Neogoa label for bringing this to us. Even for free, which is almost unbelievable. But for the artists it is a huge boost for their career now that everyone can listen to these superb goa gems. Simply amazing. Job well done. Download at Ektoplazm
  3. Artist: Veasna Title: Energy Label: Neogoa Date: July, 2016 1. Pulsar (143 BPM) 2. You Have Rights (144 BPM) 3. Rubix (145 BPM) 4. Hex (147 BPM) 5. Godspeed (145 BPM) 6. Showdown! (145 BPM) 7. Three (147 BPM) 8. Termination Shock (147 BPM) 9. Ultraviolet (142 BPM) 10. The Essence of Energy (90 BPM) Dis guy? Ohhhhh.....Patrick Dinklage. Got my GOT dander up for nothing. I'm reading the fourth book right now so don't f*ck anything up for me. The Neogoa team keeps the assembly line humming with their latest free release. C'mon pay up you cheap bastards it's worth it. Quantum Connundrum from the Celestial Transvibrations album was the only thing he's released I believe and that was a pretty damn good track so hopes are high. As I await my order to arrive, I make good use of the provided download that comes with purchase. This is an album of tunes that he's made over the past three years. And like has been said it has a massive sound right out of the gate with the magnificent Pulsar and the 303 wielding Hex and Three. While Galactic Aviator was more bombastic there is more variety in sound to be found here. He doesn't forget the dance parts either as Godspeed had me hopping a bit. Ultraviolet is a very intelligent track that has groove, layers, and bouncy melodies. He ends the show with a mellow come-down track. Overall a very solid album that I am glad I purchased. P.S. There are a lot of great comments about this album, but man...why not put it in the review thread where more people might see it? And the artist and label would most assuredly appreciate it. Neogoa Bandcamp
  4. Hello Psynewsers! I decided to open a topic for my gigs and update it regulary. I might play in your country and we might meet You can also check about gigs, releases and news on my offical Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/imba604 Let's start with summer tour!
  5. http://soundcloud.com/neogoarecords/veasna-energy Pulsar (143 BPM) You Have Rights (144 BPM) Rubix (145 BPM) Hex (147 BPM) Godspeed (145 BPM) Showdown! (145 BPM) Three (147 BPM) Termination Shock (147 BPM) Ultraviolet (142 BPM) The Essence of Energy (90 BPM) Order your limited copy: http://neogoarecords.bandcamp.com/album/energy Shipping starts on July 1st. All tracks written and produced by Patrick Dinklage between 2013 and 2016. http://www.neogoa.net/veasna Mastering by Igor Čeranić at Deimos Soundlabs http://www.deimos-soundlabs.com Artwork design by Richpa at Neogoa Design http://www.facebook.com/neogoadesign [Website] http://veasna.de/ [Facebook] https://www.facebook.com/veasnatrance/ [soundCloud] https://soundcloud.com/pdinklag [bandcamp] https://veasna.bandcamp.com/ Stream complete album on YouTube:
  6. Artist: JIS (Journey Into Sound) Title: Transdimensional Vision EP Label: Neogoa Date: October, 2015 1. Up There 2. Solar Wind 3. Transdimensional Vision 4. Final Harmony "My God...it's full of stars!" Actually that's a concussion...in A minor I think. JIS is Czellar Gabor an underrated goa producer from the imaginary land of Hungary. Did you catch his debut album Illusions of Reality? If the answer to that question is no then you have some catching up to do. Here, let me help you. I compared his sound to Blue Planet Corporation and I stand by that. He crafts that light melodic goa trance which captivates with its depth. Thanks to the kind folks at Neogoa he presents an EP to continue this trend. Drifting melodies with an undercurrent of liquid goa are on full display as sounds ping off the hull of the spacecraft. His tracks have seamless transitions as old melodies melt into new ones with an atmosphere that is fully cosmic. Trancey, light goa that shouldn't fail to please. Good stuff! Free at Ektoplazm
  7. Free download: http://neogoarecords.bandcamp.com/album/galactic-aviator http://soundcloud.com/neogoarecords/goad-galactic-aviator Submerged On Ganymede (150 BPM) Outer Passage (146 BPM) Intergalactic Gates (150 BPM) Other Species (146 BPM) Tripping Astronaut (149 BPM) Galactic Aviator (150 BPM) Alien Pursuit (150 BPM) Goa Delirium (148 BPM) Mystic Presence (149 BPM) Lost in Time (147 BPM) Temple Monkeys (149 BPM) All tracks written and produced by Anders Munk http://www.neogoa.net/goad Mastering by Stryder at Beavernest Atop Studios http://www.facebook.com/stryderq Artwork design by Richpa at Neogoa Design http://www.facebook.com/neogoadesign [Facebook] https://www.facebook.com/GoaDdk [soundCloud] https://soundcloud.com/goadk Stream complete album on YouTube:
  8. Artist: Goatma Title: Sword In The Darkness Label: Neogoa Date: December, 2015 1. Sword In The Darkness 2. Cosmic Consciousness 3. Spiritual Chanting 4. Shabatayom As a final farewell to 2015 Neogoa presents a short 4 track EP by GoAtma or as the Google likes to call him...Goatman. His real name is Eylon Kadish and I cannot comment on whether like the fine gentleman above he likes to steal socks and take them to his snowy homeland. Doubtful. Pretty sure I could count the number of snowblowers in Israel on one hand. They have more important things to worry about over there. That's terrorism. First I'll say this is pretty powerful. Driving the whole way through as he weaves between goa and some more uplifting style. That said it's all pretty homogeneous. The first track doesn't have a lot of variety and I found myself getting bored with it pretty quickly. Cosmic Consciousness sounds a lot like the title track even if it is a little more aggressive. The final bit of that one is like an explosion so I liked it a lot. Spiritual Chanting sounds like it could be Cosmic Consciousness Part Deux. Only now with more chanting. Which brings me back to the homogeneous point. Another thing I noticed is that the sound palette is fairly limited and that really takes away from the listening experience. Kinda like I could step away from it and come back at a later point and not feel like I missed anything. Or every episode of Friends. So you guys didn't even know one black person? In NYC? Riiiiiight. Shabatayom is the one track that I feel comes closest to it's inner Nitzho without throwing bowls of cheese at the listener. The EP itself isn't bad at all, but in a time when we have heard it all the shortcomings I've mentioned don't allow it to distinguish itself. Free at Ektoplazm
  9. OUT NOW! Triglav is the new conceptual release by Lunar Dawn duo featuring three new tracks including collaboration work with Amir John Haddad (a touring member of Juno Reactor) and 4 exclusive bonus remixes by some of the best Neogoa artists - Proxeeus, Lectro Spektral Daze, Journey Into Sound and Dragon Twins. Since the release of Kolovrat album back in 2015, Lunar Dawn wanted to make something really special, more diverse, unusual but staying true in terms of ethnodelic motifs, melodic aspects of trance sound and of course, continue the story of Kolovrat mythos, but keeping all elements tight and psychedelic enough. The digipak (limited) version comes with bonus tracks and items, including 4 custom made wallpapers illustrated by Arkadiy Tronets (Svarog, Morana, Triglav and Cosmic Law) and download code for new Neogoa compilation Svemirski Hod. Tracklist: 01 - Jav (120 BPM) 02 - Nav [feat. Amir John Haddad] [140 BPM) 03 - Prav (145 BPM) bonus digipak tracks: 04 - Golden Arms Of Kresnik [Journey Into Sound Remix] (145 BPM) 05 - Svarog's Celestial Fire [Proxeeus Remix] (149 BPM) 06 - Golden Arms Of Kresnik [Lectro Spektral Daze Remix] (144 BPM) 07 - Svarog's Celestial Fire [Dragon Twins Remix] (143 BPM) All tracks written and produced by Kristijan Ilišinović and Saša Prečanica (Croatia) http://www.neogoa.net/lunar-dawn/ Bouzouki on track #2 (Nav) by Amir John Haddad (Germany/Spain) http://amirjohnhaddad.com/es/ Remix on track #4 by Gabor Czellar (Hungary) http://www.neogoa.net/journey-into-sound/ Remix on track #5 by Jerome Lesterps (France) http://www.neogoa.net/proxeeus/ Remix on track #6 by Danny Marshall (New Zealand) http://www.neogoa.net/lectro-spektral-daze/ Remix on track #7 by Mathias Pico (Belgium) http://www.neogoa.net/dragon-twins/ Artwork illustrations by Arkadiy Tronets (Russia) Artwork design by Ivan Parić (Croatia) http://www.facebook.com/neogoadesign Mastering by Igor Čeranić at Deimos Soundlabs (Croatia) http://www.deimos-soundlabs.com Released by Neogoa Records in 2016 (NEOGDP02 / NEOG049) http://www.neogoa.net Get digipak version | Free download | Listen samples | Watch on YouTube
  10. Artist: The Faithealers Title: Until The End of the World Label: Neogoa Date: November, 2015 01 - Spiritualizer (141 BPM) 02 - Welcome To My Mind (141 BPM) 03 - Bio Genetic (127 BPM) 04 - Speed Of Light (150 BPM) 05 - Let There Be God (138 BPM) 06 - Angels & Demons (146 BPM) 07 - Dark Matter (130 BPM) 08 - Until The End Of The World (65 BPM) "Wow, this really is easier than they make it sound!" Jeez lady it's not a f*cking salad. Time for an oil change so before I get out the juice and sprinkle it like vinaigrette, I gotta take my oldest to school. I'm getting my oil changed in a town about 40 minutes away. Sure I could've gotten a local grease monkey to do it, but going this route accomplished three things. One, it's a free service. Came with the car so you can't beat free. Two, the cleaning service is coming today and I didn't have time to straighten up. Doesn't that sound stupid? Why do I have to straighten up before the cleaning people come? Isn't that what they do, you know...clean? Lastly it's a chance for me to be alone and blast this 43rd release from Neogoa all the way to the dealership. The Faithealers are Markku Louhio and Kris Kylven. Yes that one. Btw, Google autocorrect wants to call him Kris My Oven. Suppose it could be worse. Now Kris has put his hands in a lot of pies most notably as UX, part of Juno Reactor, Syb Unity Nettwerk and certainly don't forget the industrial sounding EON Project. This is an anthology of unreleased tracks from 2000-2013. The first half of the album swims in the waters of tribal psytrance. Think Elysium, but more aggressive and less goa. Thunderous kicks and tight percussion rumble underneath driving sounds. The first five tracks are like a long Ayahuascan trip. I've thrown up after too much chocolate milk so I think I know what I'm talking about here. Angels and Demons evokes powerful religious imagery and Dark Matter rises to a cacophonous climax...and then drops away into silence. The final track is a short, but emotional downtempo closer brimming with black magic. The whole thing sounds great and while there aren't any spectacular tracks it is a super sensory experience. Powerful and groovy with nice ethnic touches. Recommended. Free at Ektoplazm
  11. OUT NOW! Free download at Ektoplazm: http://www.ektoplazm.com/free-music/goatma-sword-in-the-darkness There is no better way to end successful and highly productive year for Neogoa Records than with the new discovery of our latest artist coming from Israel, GoAtma. This project was founded by Eylon Kadish, a young and passionate Goa Trance musician who wanted to express his love towards this genre in best possible way. Sword In The Darkness is perfect representation of his addiction to Goa trance vibes and, as alluded to in his name (“Atma” is a Hindi word for spirit), it is very spirited and cheerful music. So far it’s been tested on many parties in Israel and the music on this release will fit well on every Goa trance floor with it’s highly energetic melodies and stomping beats. All tracks written and produced by Eylon Kadish. Mastering by Igor Čeranić (Deimos) at Deimos Soundlabs with artwork design by Ivan Parić (Richpa) at Neogoa Design. 01 - Sword In The Darkness (148 BPM) 02 - Cosmic Consciousness (148 BPM) 03 - Spiritual Chanting (148 BPM) 04 - Shabatayom (150 BPM) Released under a Creative Commons license for noncommercial usage. Samples: http://soundcloud.com/neogoarecords/goatma-sword-in-the-darkness
  12. Artist: GoaTree Title: Akasha Connection Label: Neogoa Date: September, 2015 1 - Aura 2 - Neural Oscillation 3 - Akasha Connection 4 - Don't You 5 - Oblivion Planet (vs Somnesia) 6 - Invisible People 7 - Weekly Drive (GoaTree Remix) 8 - Order To My Chaos 9 - Artificial Intelligence "You know I love you don't you?" "What the f*ck are they doing up there?" "Promoter said showers are mandatory for party entrance. So they all jumped up there and won't come down." "Damn shame what the fat one is doing to that tree. Just a damn shame." And this is how GoaTrees were born. Probably. I guess...I wasn't really that attentive in botany class. And how could I be when there were so many hot chicks looking for that easy A? GoaTree is Lukas Bartosek from Slovakia which is somewhere near India I think (geography class had even more honeys in it). This is his debut album presented for free on the Neogoa netlabel (although not only net anymore, eh?) with artwork by the one and only Richpa. And it begins with a thumping good goa track (Aura) that I was rockin' whilst mowing the lawn. Good lawn mowing music for sure. Dats my whip! Straight gangsta! Husqvarna fo' life! Yeah, I'm 44 years old. I don't speak that way. Forgive my momentary lapse. The next couple of tracks bounce along nicely with some catchy melodies and I liked the breakbeat in Akasha Connection. Don't You has a repetitive chant (African I believe, but as I told you I was looking at the ladies so I could be wrong) that doesn't thrill me. So...do I? No I don't. Oblivion Planet wasn't anything special and Invisible People comes off as simple filler, limping along. Weekly Drive had a grand beat during the break which changed things up a little before it rocketed back into a hyper 4/4. Not bad. Order to My Chaos ups the BPM's to 160 for a high intensity workout and he closes with the downtempo/midtempo Artificial Intelligence. Is that a f*cking shanai? Again like a lot if the tracks on this album I'm filled with a large load of meh. What the hell happened? I've found his compilation tracks much more detailed and enjoyable than a good portion of this album. It's not bad at all, but he himself has set the bar high so expectations of course rise with it. Perhaps this could've been another EP release instead of an album where he branches out and flirts with different styles. The sound is great and listening to Aura tells me that he has the ability to deliver the goods. He just didn't seem to do it here. Free at Ektoplazm!
  13. OUT NOW! Free download here: http://www.ektoplazm.com/free-music/journey-into-sound-transdimensional-vision Samples and artwork for our next release - Journey Into Sound - Transdimensional Vision EP are here. This release will be available for free download at Ektoplazm very soon! Artwork design by iPsy at Neogoa Design. Mastering by Stryder at Beavernest Atop Studios. https://soundcloud.com/neogoarecords/transdimensional-vision
  14. It's been a while since my last mix, so I decided to throw a fresh one and present to you some of the upcoming material which will be published in the future on Neogoa Records. Winter Hexagon is a one hour-long selection of my personal favorites and it represents a true journey into diverse soundscapes of Neogoa, ranging from deep, spiritual and mythical atmospheres towards more melodic Goa trance music, filled with pure positive energy. I hope you will like this one and have a good time Below you can find artwork with tracklist and link to Soundcloud where you can stream the complete mix, or just download it for free. https://soundcloud.com/neogoarecords/richpa-winter-hexagon
  15. Soon we will release 2nd Neogoa CD and this time it is 'Crossing The Rubicon' album by Arronax. - The CD will feature new and improved mastering - New 'bonus' track 'The Unknown Helions Guard' - New and improved mix for 'The Beginning Of Our Journey', 'Reaching Exosphere' and 'Crawler's Pathway' - Alternative artwork version Samples can be found here (new track is at the end of preview): https://soundcloud.com/neogoarecords/arronax-crossing-the-rubicon
  16. Artist: Ohm Mind Album: Birds Will Go To Heaven Label: Neogoa Records Style: Goa Trance Format: Digital Cat.Num: NEOG042 Tracklist: Angkor Thom Unleash The Ohm Jungle Out Of Galaxy Doors Of Imagination Singing Owls Ultimate State Of Consciousness Cosmic Trance Birds Will Go To Heaven All tracks written and produced by Jérémy Cambon Artwork by Richpa @ Neogoa Design Mastering by Igor Čeranić @ Deimos Soundlabs Samples: https://soundcloud.com/neogoarecords/ohm-mind-birds-will-go-to-heaven For more free Goa trance music, please follow/like us at: Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/neogoarecords Twitter - https://twitter.com/neogoarecords SoundCloud - https://soundcloud.com/neogoarecords Bandcamp - https://neogoarecords.bandcamp.com
  17. Artist: Various Title: Sadhana Label: Neogoa Date: June, 2015 01 - Room Full Of Eyes - Feasts Fires (145 BPM) 02 - Trikselos - Planet X (148 BPM) 03 - Pandemicus - Exit (145 BPM) 04 - Anumana - Distance To Goa (146 BPM) 05 - Celestial Consciousness - Insider (Katedra Remix) (130 BPM) 06 - Space Vibes System - Life Tomorrow (145 BPM) 07 - Sky Technology & Imba - Intergalactic Warlord (144 BPM) 08 - Spirit Medicine - Dark Matter Of God (135 BPM) 09 - Spacenode - Steel Shakti (145 BPM) Has there ever been a movie that was the equivalent of a foot long propaganda hard on for the United States? I say yes. And his name is Rocky IV. "I must make goa trance better than ever before!" I like your enthusiasm Ivan (pun intended) and I'm just gonna pretend I didn't see all those nandralone bottles on the floor. I knew there had to be an explanation for the superb quality of all the releases Neogoa churns out on a regular basis. And now we know. Ivan was on da juice. We all know the story. Russia "creates" a super champion boxer through technology and steroids while Rocky trains the "natural" way. The pure and altruistic way. Forget the fact that Sly was on the juice probably longer than most of you have been alive. It also glosses over the fact that during a night out and a few too many, a Russian coach bragged to an American coach that they had been injecting their athletes with steroids. Of course the US complained to the ISOC and demanded the Russians be brought to justice. Nah, I'm just f*cking with ya, they ran home immediately and concocted their own super patriotic cocktail blend for their own athletes. True story. So in the eighties Americans were led to believe that all things Russian were bad and shady. That the world needed a Rocky to set them on the right path and protect people from the evil red sickle of Communism. With that in mind I view this compilation with a sideways skepticism that's been ingrained into my mind for decades. But I'm an adult now and I see things a lot more clearly. Frequent collaborator Sky Technology compiled a bunch of tracks from Russian and Ukranian artists (perhaps Drago was one of them, I don't know I wasn't in the meeting) with what I would call uneven results. Like steroids...yeah your muscles might get bigger, but there's the acne, back hair, and punch a grandma in the face cause it's Tuesday roid rage. The first two tracks are forgettable; so forgettable that I think the compilation should've started on track three. It says he worked really hard on this compilation, but in two seconds I could've just saved him some time. Pandemicus is a name I haven't seen since the Dancing Mavka (there's a few of those on here) and the goa trance journey begins here. 4-5 years between tracks is a long time so I can only assume he was sent to Siberia for not cleaning up those steroid bottles. Worth it. For me anyway, don't know how he felt about it. He goes for the heart and doesn't stop until he rips it out mortal Kombat style. Never been a fan of Anumana and this track didn't do a thing to change it. Full-on new goa style that wasn't interesting or innovative until the last third. The Katedra remix of Insider is a dark, sinister, entrancing track and easily one of my favorites here. There isn't a lot going on, but the atmosphere is palpable and it's full of rising and falling melodies. Space Vibes System returns with a nice track if unspectacular and Sky Technology and Imba's controlled chaos is well appreciated. Dark Matter of God has evil melody tendrils that snake and slither with wicked intent even with the galloping bassline. Closing things out is Steel Shakti, a track that takes zero chances and basically trips across the finish line. It pains me to say this because this label is usually synonymous with quality, but for me this is just a pretty good release from the label. Too many mediocre tracks and not enough stellar ones. It's not a terrible album, by any stretch, but when you've set the bar so ridiculously high anything less than greatness is a disappointment. I have discovered that I even tire of the tracks on repeated listens. A victim of their own success I suppose. Not every album or compilation can be a home run and even though this one falls into that category, this label has earned my loyalty and I look forward to them dusting themselves off and getting back to the drawing board. Free at Ektoplazm
  18. OUT NOW! Free download at Ektoplazm: http://www.ektoplazm.com/free-music/goatree-akasha-connection Artist: GoaTree Album: Akasha Connection Label: Neogoa Records Style: Goa Trance Format: Digital Cat.Num: NEOG040 Aura (142 BPM) Neural Oscillation (140 BPM) Akasha Connection (145 BPM) Don't You (145 BPM) Oblivion Planet [featuring Somnesia] (150 BPM) Invisible People (145 BPM) Isaacmms - Weekly Drive [GoaTree Remix] (149 BPM) Order To My Chaos (160 BPM) Artificial Intelligence (80 BPM) All tracks written and produced by Lukas Bartosek except: Track 05 written and produced by Lukas Bartosek and Christophe Grossel Track 07 written by Isaac Pearl, remixed by Lukas Bartosek Artwork by Richpa @ Neogoa Design Mastering by Marian Brezovan @ G-Sonique Mastering Studios Samples: https://soundcloud.com/neogoarecords/goatree-akasha-connection For more free Goa trance music, please follow/like us at: Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/neogoarecords Twitter - https://twitter.com/neogoarecords SoundCloud - https://soundcloud.com/neogoarecords Bandcamp - https://neogoarecords.bandcamp.com
  19. Hellooooo again, our dear open minded friends! :mrgreen: You are very welcome to join us for the second edition of the Balkan Goa Fanatics festival! Like last time, we are determined to offer you one hell of an event fuelled with amazing non-stop Goa Trance music, filled with all kinds of colours in a unique outdoor location in Croatia This year we are swapping last years urban city forest of Jankomir in Zagreb for a more intimate location in the countryside called "Katel Žegarski", near the village of "Žegar" in the Velebit mountain area. Our place is situated right on the banks of the gorgeous river Zrmanja, famous for its crystal clear waters. The festival will be held from the 20th until the 24th of August. It is located only 30 km from where Lost Theory Festival will be held. Musically, we are proud to bring you the crčme de la crčme of regional goa trance, as well as several exquisite international acts. Last year we assembled one of the best goa trance lineups in the history of the genre. This year, the lineup is mabey a bit smaller, but we made sure to maintain high quality standards. Faced with the possibility of not holding the second edition of the festival at all, we decided to take the risk and continue bringing goa trance to the Balkans for all you local and international fanatics. Rest assured, you will need to plan your sleep and rest hours wisely during the four days of absolute goa madness This is the best we could do as our dreams were cut short by the harsh reality of our current finances. Ofcourse, non of this could happen without You fanatics from whole world who made us have all sort of donations whole the way from the end of our first edition. Artists with their music, witnessers with their soul and heart. Besides the festival program, various activities such as rafting, kayaking, fishing, climbing and bungee jumping will be available. Youll have a unique opportunity to experience the wildlife of this stunning region of Croatia, dubbed the Croatian Wild Wild West, and including the breath-taking Plitvice lakes national park, the pristine Zrmanja river, and Croatias highest mountain range, Velebit. The cult Hollywood 'western' movie Winnetou was filmed here in 1964, and this location as chosen again for filming the remake of Winnetou, commencing later this year. Presale starts on Friday, the 24th of July, with 200 earlybird tickets at the price of 25 for the whole festival for tickets bought online, and 20 for tickets bought directly from one of our ambassadors. At the gate, the ticket for the whole festival will cost 40. After each day, the price will drop by 10, so the ticket will cost 30 after the first day is over, 20 after 2 days and 10 after 3 days. Payment options and this years ticket ambassadors will be announced by Thursday, the 23rd of August. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- GOA LIVEs UX - Live in Concert (Dragonfly) FRA/UK/SLO https://www.facebook.com/UltimateXperience http://kylven.bombsquad.org/ DIMENSION 5 (Suntrip) UK https://www.facebook.com/pages/Dimension-5/270797016315868?fref=ts http://www.suntriprecords.com/artist/name/Dimension+5/ MORPHIC RESONANCE (Suntrip) SPA https://www.facebook.com/MorphicResonanceOfficial?fref=ts https://soundcloud.com/morphic-resonance-goa COSMIC DIMENSION (Suntrip) MK https://www.facebook.com/c.dimension?fref=ts https://soundcloud.com/cosmic-dimension CELESTIAL INTELLIGENCE (Suntrip) MK https://www.facebook.com/IntelligenceCelestial?fref=ts https://soundcloud.com/celestial-intelligence IMBA (Suntrip) SRB https://www.facebook.com/imba604?fref=ts https://soundcloud.com/imbagoa SKARMA (Suntrip) HUN https://www.facebook.com/zoltan.habo https://soundcloud.com/skarma J.I.S. (Suntrip) HUN https://www.facebook.com/jis.604?fref=ts https://soundcloud.com/jis VEASNA (Neogoa) DE https://www.facebook.com/veasnatrance https://soundcloud.com/pdinklag JAGOA (Suntrip) BEL https://www.facebook.com/Jagoatrance?fref=ts https://soundcloud.com/shivoham-2 PROTORAI (Neogoa) HUN https://www.facebook.com/protorai?fref=ts https://soundcloud.com/razielanarki ARRONAX (Neogoa) BIH https://soundcloud.com/arronax NOVA FRACTAL (Timewarp/Suntrip) CRO https://www.facebook.com/NovaFractal https://soundcloud.com/novafractal LUNAR DAWN (Neogoa/Timewarp) CRO https://www.facebook.com/lunardawnmusic https://soundcloud.com/lunar_dawn OXI (Timewarp) SRB https://www.facebook.com/pages/OXI/1589821991254777?fref=ts https://soundcloud.com/oxidedic COA GOA (Timewarp) BIH https://www.facebook.com/pages/CoaGoa/130409620175?fref=ts https://soundcloud.com/coagoa SPACE ELVES (Suntrip) SRB/BIH http://www.suntriprecords.com/artist/name/Space+Elves/ ZOPMANIKA (Sita) MK https://soundcloud.com/bojantaneski https://www.facebook.com/bojan.taneski.77?fref=nf OMNIVOX (Spacedock) CRO https://www.facebook.com/musicbyomnivox https://soundcloud.com/musicbyomnivox SCREW LOOSE (Timewarp/Neogoa) CRO https://www.facebook.com/screeewlooose?fref=ts https://soundcloud.com/psilocybian MANIA (B.G.F.) CRO https://soundcloud.com/emilzuccon EZOTERICA (B.G.F.) CRO https://soundcloud.com/ezoterica https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ezoterica/775403192536388?fref=ts KRIS KYLVEN VS STEVO (B.G.F.) SLO/CRO http://kylven.bombsquad.org/ https://soundcloud.com/djstevozg GOA DJs KRIS KYLVEN (UX/Juno Reactor/Kaliwood) FRA/UK/SLO https://www.facebook.com/UltimateXperience http://kylven.bombsquad.org/ https://www.facebook.com/kaliWoodMusic ZVUK (UX/Kaliwood) SLO https://www.facebook.com/UltimateXperience https://www.facebook.com/kaliWoodMusic DALTON (Green Spirit/Cronomi) CRO https://www.facebook.com/daltontrance https://soundcloud.com/daltonuniversaldancerecs LOTUS (Sita) BEL GREGOR aka TOGE (Cronomi) HUN https://soundcloud.com/djtoge LIQUID ILLUSION (MK) https://soundcloud.com/liquid-illusion NOVA FRACTAL (Timewarp) CRO https://www.facebook.com/NovaFractal https://soundcloud.com/novafractal GAROBASS (Timewarp) FRA IMBA (Suntrip) SRB https://www.facebook.com/imba604 https://soundcloud.com/imbagoa MALORY & LORD FLAMES (Goa Madness/Suntrip) SPA https://soundcloud.com/lord-flames-suntrip https://www.facebook.com/lordflamesuntrip SCHLAFWANDLER (Suntrip) SWI https://www.facebook.com/pages/DJ-Schlafwandler-Suntrip-Records/1507536352843973 https://soundcloud.com/schlafwandler84 METAMORPHOSIS (Sita/Solarium) BEL https://www.facebook.com/MetamorphosisGoatrance?fref=ts https://soundcloud.com/metamorphosis-3 GOAPAL (Red Dust) BEL https://www.facebook.com/604pal?fref=ts https://soundcloud.com/goapal DIONYSOS BEL https://www.facebook.com/pages/Dionysosॐ/1476932092561536?fref=ts https://soundcloud.com/dionysos-5 DAPEACE (Suntrip) SRB https://www.facebook.com/dj.dapeace?fref=ts https://soundcloud.com/dapeace MARK PANIC (Wicked Forest/UsB) SRB https://www.facebook.com/DjMarkPanic?fref=ts https://www.mixcloud.com/markpanic/ STEVO (Suntrip/Timewarp/Neogoa) CRO https://soundcloud.com/djstevozg --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- DECO TEAM : LUNAR DECO (Forestdelic Rec) MK[/size] https://www.facebook.com/pages/Lunar-Deco/410406372393215 GEOMETRIK DECO CRO[/size] https://www.facebook.com/pages/Geometrik-deko/314302438779682 NILAYA ART (Oddvod) CRO[/size] https://www.facebook.com/NilayaArt?fref=ts] --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ARTWORK & GRAPHIC DESIGN : RICHPA (Neogoa) CRO https://www.facebook.com/neogoadesign?hc_location=ufi] --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- FESTIVAL TICKET & ENTRANCE : PRESALE TICKET (25.07 - 19.08.) = 25 for online booking/20 (150 HRK) directly from festival ambasador AT THE GATE : Thursday (20.08.) = 40 (300 HRK) Friday (21.08.) = 30 (225 HRK) Saturday (22.08.) = 20 (150 HRK) Sunday (23.08.) = 10 (75 HRK) EU citizens can purchase their presale tickets via IBAN code received upon request from our festival ambassadors. Upon receiving the information, please make sure to state your name on the payment form, and in the description section, write BGF and part of your email in the same line. Upon payment, you will receive your purchase confirmation email along with your E-ticket details. Please print this page and bring it with you to the festival gates along with photo ID to claim your festival ticket and bracelet. Non-EU citizens can purchase their tickets via Paypal. Please contact your nearest festival ambassador for our Paypal details. After the payment is processed, you will receive a confirmation email - please print it out and bring it to the festival gates along with photo ID. If you are near one of our ambassadors, you can contact them directly and purchase your ticket in person. FESTIVAL AMBASSADORS : CROATIA (Physical tickets & online) : STEVO (ZAGREB) https://www.facebook.com/stevo.kurcubic.39 DARKO (ZAGREB) https://www.facebook.com/posedarje.goa SANDRA (ZAGREB) https://www.facebook.com/dopplerov.efekt DALTON (RIJEKA) https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100004975579019 DORA (SPLIT) https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100009380569566 GEOMETRIC DECO - Dino & Jakov (ZADAR) https://www.facebook.com/pages/Geometrik-deko/314302438779682?fref=ts JOŽA (CRES) https://www.facebook.com/joza.kouza DELIČČ (DUBROVNIK) https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1072927120&fref=ts RENATO (SLAVONSKI BROD) https://www.facebook.com/renatobrnic?fref=ts BALKAN REGION (Physichal tickets & online) : DAMIR (SERBIA) https://www.facebook.com/damirscasni dapeace@gmail.com +381645822434 BORO (MACEDONIA) https://www.facebook.com/boro.liquidillusion more tba soon :bbow: :bbow: :bbow:
  20. Hello, people of Goa. It is an honor to me to write this review of Proxeeus' debut album, entitled At the Mountains of Madness. It is an honor, because this release has a special meaning. First of all, it is released on July the 14th, which is the French National Day, comemorating the Storming of the Bastille. And it is no coincidence that NeoGoa has chosen this very day to spot a fair light on the Proxeeus project, which proudly represents France in the Goa scene. It is also an honor, because this very day is also the 5th birthday of the NeoGoa adventure. Introducing a new artist to celebrate this time of the year is definitely a great way to spread the Goa flag. Hence it is a good opportunity to recall that NeoGoa has been a brilliant label all over the years, constant in quality and innovation, and that had definitely left its print in this scene. I shall also add, as a personnal remark, that the very first full-lenghth Goa release that I ever listened to was Dimensional Gateway vol. III, and that from this day this label has been for me a criterion to determine the average quality of a newschool product. Henceforth, I say to you, NeoGoa : a big thank you, and a happy birthday. I wish you eternal glory. Now, let's talk music. Introduction Behind the Proxeeus projects is Jérôme Lesterps, a rising artist who has spent a whole year building himself a reputation in the realm of Goa Trance. One year ago, he was anonymous. But after much work he managed to participate to some releases : Stellar Discovery [Goa Galaxy] in summer 2014 Celestial Transvibrations [NeoGoa] in winter 2014 Psychedelicus [Goalogique], Floating Between the Moon and the Sun [Goa Madness] and Translinguistic Perceptions [Visionary Shamanics] in spring 2015 And now a full lenghth album released by a famous Goa label. This rapid evolution can be explain by the peculiarity of his sound. A sincere acidic sound inherited from the golden days, with an extra supplement of smoothness and a rusty groove. It is with this musical signature that Proxeeus made me like acidic Goa Trance. At first I found it to be bizarre, but I gradually got into it, even though his music offered many little imperfections. Sometimes a bit bland, sometimes too fluffy, or too confuse, and pretty repetitive from track to track. According to me, the biggest challenge that Proxeeus had to deal with with the Mountains of Madness was to overcome these many issues to produce a brighter sound. The concept At the Mountains of Madness The title of the album in itself conveys us to an unusual destination. But the promise is clear. The journey will take us to an ascending spiral of altered mental states, until we reach the top of psychedelicness. Madness will be explored in its utmost glory, as mountains tend to be associated with something dominant and transcendant. The style This is the hardest part of the review. Depicting sounds with words is not a natural thing, but it is important to put an impression on an artist's fragrance. First of all, Jérôme Proxeeus remains here truthful to his former tracks. The album is characterized by a very strong feeling of organic-ness. While many Goa artists tend to focus on a story-telling structure with narrative movements, and resort to mythological motives, Proxeeus prefers to brew a mixture of sounds, like a sorcerer making up a potion. Psychedelicness is attained through the unfolding of many textures, through the cooling and warming of the beverage, through the chemical reactions that occur between the many drooling, peeping, bubbling sounds of 303 sparks cooking up amidst the bassline cauldron. The music acts as a warm fluid, a psychedelic lava that progressively enters the mind to make consciousness boil like a strange philtre. And this is precisely what I like about Proxeeus' sound : it's liquid, and it proceeds by waves. It has amplitude, regularity, roundness, just like water. Warm water. When I close my eyes while listening to this music, a biologic scenery unfolds in my mind. Many Goa artists tend to create a vast, cosmic sonic space, to fill it with energy, and to shake it with a sismic energy in order to create spacequakes, thanks to heavy basslines. Proxeeus does not. Instead, he occupies the space with a muffled bassline and dense textures that gives a feeling of an inner resonance. It's a bit of an underwater sensation that, combined with a organic input provided by the acid loops and the hot tempo, plunges your body in an amniotic bath. It is a carnal music, but in an intimate, cocooning sense. The heat of the music is the heat of a breath ; the pumping is a heartbeat ; the fluidity is like blood running. Adding up to this biologic theater, there is an underlying cyberpunk theme. Machines meet hot organic fluids. Living organs are connected to computers through wires. Sinister atmospheres of an uncanny laboratory go through the tracks. A mechanical menace is heard echoing. And accross the Galaxy, malevolent cyborg aboard their starships seek to rapture the living. The coldness of steel responds to the warm vividness of the body. And that is very interesting, because it highlights the relationships between the actual Jérôme Proxeeus, a being of flesh and bones, and the metallic instruments which he tries to make sing. But overall, it is an introvert music with a silky touch, a deep music aligned with the body's frequencies which uplifts organic memories from time to time, a shamanistic beverage with a retro sci-fi accent. The global mood of the track, with its deepening reverberations, put you in a stasis suitable to a psychedelic experience, and the constant buzzing of coloured spots all around the tracks puts the mind into a hallucinogenic state that soon becomes a form of enlightened madness. The plot The story takes place in a far future. Mankind is rotting in decay across the Galaxy. Machines are supreme and lead the Milky Way, while sloth and slunder have paralyzed most of humans. In the dark suburbs of one of the largest human colony, a rumor has spread. There is a new drug that circulates underground, an illegal substance with legendary properties that people struggle to obtain. Its name is ayahuasca, a synthetic product famous to awaken ancient memories from one's ancestors. But Proxeeus is a young hacker that isn't interested by drugs. One day, as he enters confidential files of the deep net, a mysterious entity appears within his occulus rift. It is a living hologram, a artificial intelligence made up of algorhythms who claim to be Hanuman, an ancient Hindu god. As Proxeeus talks to him, the divinity progressively takes possession of him. Hanuman's goal is to counter a conspiracy, machines plotting to enslave manking to a higher degree, a mechanical menace that threatens the colony and beyond. That's why he reveals to Proxeeus a code – the Vimana, to hack the machines, but his brain cannot handle it. To make his plan work, Hunaman sends the human to collect as much ayahuasca as possible, so that the god penetrates further into his mind, and expands it from the inside. As he is tripping high, Proxeeus deviates from his course, and enters a dimension against which the junkies warned him about : the Mountains of Madness, a range of hallucinogenic peaks against which consciousness is wrecked. As the hackers sinks into insanity, Hanuman seeks the cybernet for the help of another hologram : Chandra. The final track tells depicts the ruins scattered around the Sea of Tranquillity... The tracks 1. Across the Galaxy Dark, mysterious, stomping. A modern track with a bassline reminding me of Etnica – Intense Visitation, and cool electric FX. 08:36 is mind-opening. A- 2. Hanuman Deep. Twisted. Dedallic. A bit funky. Somehow recalls me of Miranda. A- 3. Vimanas I didn't expect this more full-onic bassline into Proxxeus' universe. Some metallic, scrapping sounds recall early psytrance. A slightly bit itchy for my taste. But I liked a lot the oriental climaxic melodies, which are very hypnotic. A 4. Mechanical Menace Very shamanic. Crazy and ritualistic. I would definitely dance to this one. A- 5. At the Mountains of Madness Some rare acid spirals in it. The bassline is awesome. Hard scratching acid. The climax is profound. A 6. Ayahuasca Classic acid trance, with some oriental highlights. B/B- 7. Chandra Knows A very futuristic track with a compelling cyberpunk atmosphere. A- 8. The Sea of Tranquillity You guys know that I don't like Goa downtempo. So, I won't rate this track :/ Overall : challenge succeeded. Proxeeus has refined his sound, and created an amazing album. He now stands as the new Semsis, even if he incorporates modern influences that recall early psytrance 1998 style (like X-Dream). Examples of Semsis : Planet, 1997 Pile, 1996 Artwork Not bad. The moon looked photoshopped. Overall it reminds me of a little something... Conclusion Cool music that is excellent to regulate your mental states. It's not surprizing that Jérôme Proxeeus found therapeutic virtues in this form of Goa Trance. GJ. DOWNLOAD FOR FREE
  21. PsySutRa decided to throw a remix contest for two tracks from his Gamma Phoenics album (United States Of Mind and Postcard From Goa) and release a special remix EP through Neogoa. So, in case you're interested and want to participate, hit this link to download files needed for remixes -> http://goo.gl/oMGFqS. Deadline for sending the remixes is 01.09.2015. (September 1st) to email adress: psysutra@gmail.com and after that we will announce the winners. There are no special rules except that preferred genre(s) should be Goa trance, Psytrance, Chill Out, Progressive. Please make sure to use WeTransfer or Dropbox for sending the files (in 24-bit WAV format or MP3 320). Spread the word!
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    Lunar Dawn - Kolovrat

    Lunar Dawn Kolovrat Neogoa Tracklist: 1. Perun's Stones 2. Golden Arms of Kresnik 3. Svantevit (Part 1: White Horse and Prophecy) 4. Svarog's Celestial Fire 5. Metamorphosis Of Veles 6. Svantevit (Part II: Temple of Arkona) 7. Zorya 8. Rebirth of Jarilo 9. Blessing From Irij (2015 Mix) 10. Into Morana's Cold Kingdom (feat Jasmina) "In our opinion, goa needs something out of the box - not always the same old story, same mantra going on and on and on. Our story with this album began with one idea that Saša and I have had since we got in music production... to be exact, material was meant to be oriented on old forgotten Slavic pagan beliefs... we got into a new idea of making an album in this manner... for next three years there was lots of researching about this particular theme by us all and we all contributed to evolve the music to a concept level." - Kristijan, Lunar Dawn Once upon a time, in a land far, far away, though not as far for some, the Croatian duo of Lunar Dawn released a track called "Blessings From Irij," a magical piece of goa filled with energy and imagination, where the usual euphoric layers of melodic enlightenment of the style was paired with some truly inspired medieval flavors, adding a whole new dimension to the listening experience. "Blessings From Irij" is a great track, one that impressed me quite deeply when Neogoa released the EP two years ago. Quite surprisingly, however, was the Lunar Dawn follow-up - releasing a full-length album filled to the tippy-top with more medieval leanings, groups of merry minstrels celebrating throughout and live instrumentation and ethereal vocals that transport to another time and place, or, if you'd prefer, a mythological fantasy where the ten tracks visit assorted Slavic gods for merriment, celebration and adventure. There is likely a narrative to the tracklisting, a plot that follows along to these separate visits and the highly energetic aural adventures that Lunar Dawn have created here but that plot is for the listener themselves to fill in. As it were, the tracklist is the rough outline and one's imagination can provide the vivid details that these tracks will no doubt help to inspire. This is Misted Muppet by way of Neogoa's The World Beyond concept compilation with a wildly full and bombastic Trinodia-esque melodic approach. Kolovrat is epic, ambitious and damn, damn good. Though Kristijan from Lunar Dawn says, "This album is influence-free from the beginning, if you refer to influence by other artists. Only influences included were what made us goa heads in first place, I call them subconsciousness influences, artists like Astral Projecion, Talamasca, Hallucinogen and other old goa guard knights. You can hear all sorts of stuff in this album, my sense for melodies and Saša´s sense for deep atmosphering layers, from dark ambient to light panoramas and rhythmic games of his great mind but I think the goa essence prevails. Not in that pure oldschool way maybe, but in some weird so called new school flavour salted and peppered with everything a bit on top." "Blessings From Irij" gets a "2015 mix" on this album, perhaps not as good as its original, but definitely the rousing highlight of the album's second half. "Perun's Stones" and "Golden Arms of Kresnik" are a perfect one-two opener to the album, setting the tale's tone with majestic melodies and rollicking song structures - they set the bar pretty high but the remainder of the album delivers. Following the cinematic break of "Svantevit (Part II: Temple of Arkona)," an evocative work filled with lovely orchestral melodies, very nearly a down tempo offering, the pairing of "Zorya" and "Rebirth of Jarilo" open up "Part II" of the album in uplifting fashion. "Svantevit (Part I: White Horse and Prophecy)," "Svarog's Celestial Fire" and "Metamorphosis of Veles" are winners in grand goa fashion, where quite often impressive minstrel music appears almost magically between the excellent 303 layers. "Into Morana's Cold Kingdom" is the sweet, mysterious story end where one can almost picture the credits rolling on this tale. If Lord of the Rings or (shudder) Clash Of The Titans were made by goa-heads, Kolovrat would be the soundtrack. The scope of both its ideas and its sound is massive and ambitious, even a bit daunting for casual listeners. But adventurous and persistent listeners, like the Russian medieval knight of the title, adventuring through these encounters with the Slavic gods, will be rewarded handsomely by saga's end. This is a massively ambitious undertaking. It is also an excellent one. Available for free play or download at Ektoplazm
  23. Artist: Lectro Spektral Daze Title: Out of Body Experience EP Label: Neogoa Date: September, 2014 1. Out of Body Experience 2. Crystal Clear 3. Specialists In Sound "What is an out of body experience?" F*cking crap on a cracker my soul just tore ass out of my body. Is that an out of body experience? I realize we're all wetting our pants at the latest Neogoa offering, but I hope you guys are paying attention to this individual. This is Danny Marshall from the land of kiwis and more f*cking facial tattoos than the local penetentiary. This guy is crafting some involved and hypnotic goa trance. It's long and twisting where chunks of time are lost in the blink of an eye. I had to pee an hour ago, but I can't tear myself away from the computer. This is futuristic and mystical at the same time. This cosmic goa trance is like a multiple appendaged creature composed of energy. Kick ass. Free at Ektoplazm Mdk
  24. I'm happy to reveal concept art, tracklist and album teaser for the upcoming Proxeeus album - At The Mountains Of Madness, to be released under Neogoa netlabel in May, 2015. Previews for two tracks are up on our Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/neogoa/at_the_mountains Tracklist: 01 - Across The Galaxy (10:18) 02 - Hanuman (07:43) 03 - Vimanas (11:35) 04 - Mechanical Menace (09:08) 05 - At The Mountains Of Madness (08:22) 06 - Ayahuasca (10:31) 07 - Chandra Knows (08:26) 08 - The Sea Of Tranquillity (10:26) More updates will be posted in the upcoming weeks!
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    Jagoa - Solar Journey

    Jagoa Solar Journey Ae Records & Neogoa Tracklist: 1. Solar Journey 2. Freedom 3. The Sky Is Crying 4. Searching For The Light Finally! After the lovely psychedelic down tempo offerings of Neogoa's past releases Turlitava and, especially, Spiritual Doping, the ambitious and impressive organizational skills of the one called Richpa launches Ae Records. Not sure what Ae stands for, but the birth of the down tempo-focused sub-label is off to a decent beginning. Here, Richpa's lovely alternative existence away from goa, his wonderful taste in chill, gives the debut of Belgian Jagoa a great platform to shine. As per usual the Neogoa standards are well in hand with crazy-good cover art and crystal-clear production values. Unfortunately, I'm not overly impressed with this one though I am also far from being disappointed. On Solar Journey, Jagoa offers up three good tracks and one that is quite excellent. Certainly, nothing here is subpar. Still, for as decent as the title track and EP opener is it feels somewhat incomplete, as if there is just something else missing that would make the track remarkable. It is a nice chill intro, all the same. By comparison, "Freedom" is simple but profound. The track may deserve a better title, something more befitting to the magic it offers up, but musically, where it matters most, it's tough to imagine what could make the moods any more evocative. This one is superb! Things dip back into chill territory on the decent third track "The Sky Is Crying" and back toward groovier psychedelic realms on the "Searching For The Light" closer. If you are looking for a nice way to experience some pleasant, quality relaxation for the next 40 minutes, "Solar Journey" is a good choice. However, if you're looking for pure magic without the buffers, "Freedom" is where you'll find the spiritual doping. Available for free play or download at: http://www.ektoplazm.com/free-music/jagoa-solar-journey ()
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