Still remember Tiesto dropped Tomcraft's Loneliness in Godskitchen 2002, and it was so huge at that time. Having heard it again in Richard Durand's set, the feeling is just unbelievable. Reliving the memories of early 2000's rave and the youth in me.
Wicked and sick mashup by Durand; let the music do the talking:
With the potent mix of rain+confetti drizzle, superb 3D graphic and real life projections, and quality music, I must say it was one of the best raves i've attended; somewhere in top 3, just losing out to the high-octane Velocity and the dreamy Renault Pit Party (both in 2006).
Was disappointed that the police stopped the party at 2.20am. Didn't expect Richard Durand to close the sets, so we lost 30 good minutes of good music.
Some of the tracks heard are (i could be wrong =/) :
Thrillseekers - Synaesthesia
Chuckie & Hardwell - Move It 2 The Drum
Chuckie - Let The Bass Kick
Chuckie - Aftershock
MSTRKRFT feat. John Legend - Heartbreaker (Laidback Luke Remix)
Robbie Rivera & Dero - I Love Batucada (Maurizio Gubellini & Matteo Sala Remix)
Simon Gain & Joey Seminara - Booster
Kaskade feat. Haley - Dynasty (Dada Life Remix)
The Bloody Beetroots feat. Steve Aoki - Warp 1.9 (something cool happened when it was played)
Martin Solveig feat. Dragonette - Hello (Sidney Samson Remix)
Ducksauce - Barbara Streisand
Daft Punk - One More Time
Hardwell - Voyage
John O' Callaghan feat. Sarah Howells - Find Yourself (Heatbeat Remix)
Sander van Doorn - Intro (XX Booty Mix)
Sander van Doorn - Daisy
Sander van Doorn - Daddyrock
Purple Haze - Hymn 2.0
Radion 6 - Streets of New York
Faithless - Tweak Your Nipple (Tiesto Remix)
Jon O' Bir feat. Fisher - Found A Way (JOC Remix)
The Killers - Spaceman (SVD Remix)
CSI vs. Marco V - Direct Dizko & Godd (mashup)
Richard Durand - Into Something
Richard Durand - Always The Sun
Richard Durand - Dryland (Phynn Remix)
Andrew Bennett - Adagio For Strings
Binary Finary - 1998 (mashup?)
Art of Trance - Madagascar (mashup?)
Cirez D vs. Tomcraft - Bauerpost & Loneliness (Richard Durand Mashup)
Paul van Dyk - For An Angel (Richard Durand Remix?)
Plastikman vs Tiesto - Spastik Lethal Industry (mashup)
A good break day. Batteries charged and ready for tomorrow :)
The latest release by Simon Patterson, Mood Swing/Latika imo are results of overused of recycled kick drums and melody. Would like the guy from Belfast to pick up some courage and alter his style, like what he did in the track Different Feeling.
Nevertheless, his new tunes still pack a punch and highly likely to be played in Sepang.
Back from Kuala Terengganu. Had never driven in a worse condition; treacherous and light-less roads, torrential and monsoon rains, huge lorries at 150km/h and cars at 60km/h (pun intended).
Back to the music. Trying to cure my driving hangover with some good weekend music, and while searching for gold, i found this classic 2007 tech trance tune by Heatbeat. Trance producers should start making stuffs like this again, or risk losing their core fans to other genres.
I can't comprehend the hype surrounding Uniqlo's opening in KL (good thousand of beings lining up to enter a clothing store??). For me i didn't bother entering the Singapore's branch and came out empty handed in Tokyo's.
Sticking to this week's D&B theme, a Dirtyphonic's 2009 track with influences from D.I.M and Telemetrik caught my ear. Will return to random EDM tunes next week.
Stress. I'm having a lot of it lately; so much i think my hair's falling. Thank God for creating EDM, my sole mode for de-stressing.
Was listening to Noisia's EM on my way back from work; the Dutch trio really know how to pump the bass and blend in good amount of melodies and harmonics, and the track Deception from their latest album 'Split The Atom' personifies that.
Busy, busy week really. Had a topsy-turvy experience while working in Ipoh. Thank goodness i'm still in one piece and typing here.
Listened to Marco V's latest release, The Art Of (TAO) compilation mix, the other day; it was awesomely mixed by the Dutch master. This particular track by NDSA remixed by the brilliant Save the Robot (again?!) shines the most.
p/s: Can't believe Seb Leger, J00F and Noisia didn't make the top 100 DJ list. Farce indeed. Marco V only got to #67 with my first pick *blergh*
Played PES 2011 over the weekend at friend's place. More awesome added into an already awesome football game. If you are football game manic, make PES the game you buy.
Speaking of awesome, Daniel Portman did it again. His recent tune, Darkside is just simply mind-blowing. Though you might have to jack up the bpm a bit for maximum pleasure, like i always do to certain progressive/tech house releases.
Currently relaxing and recharging my batteries at home. While surfing around for DJmag news, found this excellent classic from year 1992 by 3 Phase. Even after nearly two decades, Der Klang Der Familie is still surprisingly fresh.
Decided to recycle my Mood Journal header for each post.
It's been two years of detachment from my blog. Went through scores of ups and downs, getting older and wiser. Folks around my age starting to build families of their own, changing their taste and lifestyle. Been wondering much, what has life got to offer ?
How would you walk a path not knowing what lies ahead ?
How do you persist in walking the chosen path and being faithful ?
I believe many people question themselves, how, why, when, where to tread the path. Do you ?
Wrapping up with a chilling, synth pop with traces of euphoric trance by Masmod.