Activa - Polestar [Black Hole Recordings]

Artist name(s)
Activa
Release title
Polestar
Label name
Black Hole Recordings
Release date
Jun 25, 2021
Release type
Single
Link to external store
https://blackhole.complete.me/polestar

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https://soundcloud.com/activa_official%2Factiva-polestar-original-mix
 
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Yeah it might turn out to be forgettable, and certainly can be improved in a couple of ways, but I kinda like this one!
 

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Not the most original Activa track, but I am a sucker for his clean sound, and I actually enjoy the baseline and mids quite a lot in this one
 

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Great mastering and top-notch production, but the design and concept are somewhat lacking as with a lot of Activa tracks. Still alright.
 
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Good but hoping for a little more. The track doesn't have much emotion.
 

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Liking the sound of this. Style wise this is right up my alley - dreamy, well produced trance.

Melody is pretty good but i do feel it lacks that extra bit of quality to take it to the next level, especially during the climax. An extra melodic element / acid line would have done the trick i feel.
 
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Pretty solid, could have been so much more I think.
 

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Nice style, the idea needs more to it. Is this from the new album?
Nobody knows for sure since initially the album was supposed to be the Tri-Series more or less, but it seems that is an hommage LP. Now it appears he's working in parallel on a full-fledged album. Either way, he's been producing a lot of tracks over the past 12-18 months, they need to show up somewhere! :)
 

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I've been relistening to the preview quite a few times over the past days. It's a grower, and I think it would fit great as a buildup song in a set, but as a standalone piece it's not that impressive. Loving more and more the base and mids though, and those subtle acids are really nice.
 
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Bassline = bomb. Breakbeats also da good stuff. One more synth or to elevate the feelings and drive and we would be in the special spot.
 
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Repetitive, but hey...most of the tracks by him are like this, its his style...i like the sound, simple, clear, oldschool, great track overally 7,5/10
 
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Loving more and more the base and mids though, and those subtle acids are really nice.
This is the best thing about this track. Its incredibly clean and all the elements comes out well-defined. It does remind me of Perp Dreamer - dub.wav in its subtle driving warm futuristic style. Like hoovering over sand-dunes. The pluck is ok, but I would have added something different as a melody.
 

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Must say this is an absolute grower. Would recommend listening to the entire track, and appreciate how natural it flows and progresses. My favourite trance track so far this year.
 

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Production wise this doesn't get any better guys! It's sooo clean! Amazing job!
 
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Having listened to the full mix a few times now, and I like it even more than the preview. I still think a little element, like a sub-riff or an extra acid line, in the 2nd climax would lift this track to a new level. Production wise this is absolutely incredible though, and that base is so damn addictive.