OUT Definitions & Andre Maier - The Gate [Borderline]

Artist(s)
Definitions, Andre Maier
Release title
The Gate
Label name
Borderline Music
Release date
Jun 10, 2022
Release type
Single
Link to external store
https://www.beatport.com/release/the-gate/3747693

sashamlenik

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Release date: 10.06.2022

Another gem from Borderline. Collaboration track by Definitions (aka John Dopping) & Andre Maier (aka Alexei Reynolds / NuroGL).


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Gijs

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Ever since Borderline started putting out releases again, there hasn't been a single one I actively dislike and this one is definitely no exception. It really is on fire.
 
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Motion

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Based on the bandcamp sample I heard this one could be good. I call it a sample but it is actually stated as the original mix, at 3m 30s.

 

skyriderz

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Ever since Borderline started putting out releases again, there hasn't been a single one I actively dislike and this one is definitely no exception. It really is on fire.
Agreed consistently quality productions on Borderline since this Label came back, nice production again (y)
 

aSeb

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Daaaaamn this is good. This deserves way more attention. Absolutely loving this.
 

HTY

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Extended mix out now


Awesome!
 
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Peenuts

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Solid track. Bassline is real smooth. Melodies are neat too. Overall a classy production.
 

Daysleeper

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Pretty solid indeed.

It does remind me of 2005 anjuna productions, especially from the finnish (dj tab) guys, but just a little more default in the choice of percs and synths they include and not as engaging/mystifying/expansive for some reason (ehm, activa style:/).

En-joyable...btbch its not somethng i will revisit that often
 
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Feels like such a good track, a quality production. Quite Activa-like. But it's a bit predictable and stock-sounding, unfortunately. I would've loved the synths to be richer, more immersive. But ultimately understand that this is the style they went for.
 

Hensmon

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Love it. Think its the best sounding Borderline one yet? Not as robotic as the others. First few listens didnt connect too hard with the melody but now I am fully strapped in for the ride. Great stuff.
 

Trance4Ever

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TOTY content. A SOLID release like the old stuff! production quality is like Activa indeed but not as sharp/snappy as the current Activa (Cassini/Future Memory) I feel it has that old-school mix/mastering (non-robotic) warm gritty feel to it..very pleasant to listen to compared to the recent releases since the label's return. This one is the STRONGEST after Mac & Monday - Adhafera.
 
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