OUT Alan Backdrop - Ætherna [Album Preview 2021] ABBC

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Alan Backdrop
Release title
Ætherna
Label name
ABBC
Release date
Sep 7, 2021

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Some 90's sounding trance from Alan Backdrop with acid riffs and melodic synths that very floaty which I miss.

My favourite
https://soundcloud.com/alan-backdrop%2Falan-backdrop-aetherna-album-preview-2021


1.Sofia 06:37
2.Atemporal Tribe 06:07
3.Mild Universe 06:41
4.Invisible Line 07:45
5.Filling Space 06:24
6.Seven Stars 06:59
7.Aqua Merus 08:45
8.Infinite Clouds 08:15
9.Alpha Chapter 06:57
10.Nasya 07:05
11.Amid A Chant 06:04
12.Sira 05:59
13.Skyline Beneath 06:10
14.Floating Numbers 05:45
15.Solace Sea 06:03
16.Blue Flame 08:07
17.Solomon's Dream 06:40
18.Tetrahedron 06:43
19.Untold Geometries 05:47
20.Absolute Wind 06:00

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Do tidy this up.
 
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Good. Now correct the label name itself, as well as remove the "-" from the artist name field and it'll be perfect.
Done.

Man. Solomon's Dream is amazing too.
 

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Floating Numers sounds very good, really caught my attention. So i will give this album a chance :)
 

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So after a full listen my favs are: Sira, Infinite Clouds and Floating numbers. Overally a quality 90s like album...but maybe way too much 90s even the mastering isnt modern. These 3 tracks are like 7+/10 from me, the whole album is 6/10
 

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Theres just something about them that I cant get fully behind, and I cant put my finger on why. I like all the different synths and sounds used and there are moments which are very nice, but ultimately I find the tracks boring, no real journey and no real groove or energy. Don't know what it is. It doesnt sound 90s to me either.
 

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Man I find most of these snippets to be great. I dont find it boring at all.
 

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The snippets sound lovely, but when I play the entire track/album I feel like it doesn't go anywhere or just not interesting for me over the entire track
 

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depends which mindset youre in i guess. its not gonna be 2004-5 proglifting trance, or even planisphere-o journey. Its not gonna be the "conventional" trance "trance" haha. Sometimes I can listen to techno groovers for hours. Personally i dig this more than for example the trancewax album. that just feels totally constipated for me.

I see what you mean though. the energy levels is kinda more on the mellow/slow/deep/static side. the base of the tracks is pretty monotone, then he basically throws in alot of swirly atmospheric synths over it. so they are very much still a deep-techno based album, mostly.
 
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