Chris Johnson - The Next Chapter [Borderline]

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The next one from Borderline. Releases September 30. I like the breakdown a lot.

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Tthe mmleody just works here, and the key changes are effective and makes you wanna listen to it a second time. Its just a little thin in how it comes forth.

Hoooowever, i find it a bit to kick-heavy (and boring bassline, stock-sounding hats and snare) still and its just tiresome with another track that relies so heavily on the kick as the driving force. And as ive said so many times the rhythms are too static and most modern tracks need to stop putting every other element on-beat. I want a richer variation of rhythms that dance around each other.

Its also a little sad that every release sounds like activa co-produced it. :/
 
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Hehe yes every release does sound like an 'vs activa' track, doesn't it? I don't mind too much as I like his sound, but would be nice for more variation in the label output. This one feels like the most banging one yet and that's cool. It's a nice track on first listen.
 

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Boom the bass and kick is super charged on this one. Nice melody and vocal combination
 

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I dont mind this sounds like an Activa production, i wish most tracks did. Great track, looking forward to hear the full version
 

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Tight and banging, well produced as every track of Borderline. Don't mind the sound of Activa btw
 

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Yeh, struggling to feel connected to this. The break is nice but drive and transitions don't carry.