OUT John OO Fleming - The Explorer - Chapter 1 [JOOF Recordings]

Artist(s)
John OO Fleming
Release title
The Explorer - Chapter 1
Label name
JOOF Recordings
Release date
Mar 1, 2021
Release type
Single
Link to external store
https://www.beatport.com/release/the-explorer-chapter-1/3275189

Sleepy Robot

Senior Member
Jul 7, 2020
701 Posts
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The Netherlands
It's been a little while since we've seen new music from label boss John 00 Fleming, and for good reason. For the last couple of years he's been busy writing music taking time and care time to push new boundaries and as always pushing himself forward musically. Throughout this year we'll see the rewards of all this hard work leading with this gorgeous deep hypnotic pice of work.


 

Archon

Gagi
TranceFix Crew
Jun 27, 2020
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This is pretty alright. A bit samey throughout but not boring at all. Love the atmospheres, pads, the vocals, FX, the bass and all the little things he sprinkles here and there.
 

Enlusion

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Jul 3, 2020
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Age
30
Belgrade, Serbia
Website
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It's a good progressive track that sounds like his collab with Rick Pier O'Neil. For me it sounds like there's even more RPO than John in this one. Anyway, I expected something much more special from John after such a long pause. It's a good track, no more, no less.
 

s3baman

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Jul 2, 2020
397 Posts
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To be honest, I heard nothing exhilarating in this track. I understand John wanted to move away to a different sound but this does nothing for me emotionally
 

Manofearth

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Sep 24, 2020
441 Posts
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For this style I enjoyed it, but you have to be in the mood, but yes rather emotionless.
 

Propeller

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Jul 20, 2020
692 Posts
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UK
I really like this. The negatives are that the build up and outro are too long and monotonous. The positives that the bassline is chugging, deep and groovy at the same time.
The breakdown and the synths are the highlight. Fairly simple but have a cool electro sound and pack a lot of energy, really make me wanna lose it on the dancefloor. Lots of nice atmospheric sounds in the background too. Good effort from the man.
 

TwinSilo

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Feb 24, 2021
362 Posts
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USA
I was hoping for something better if i'm honest, just boring for me.
 

Juna

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Dec 11, 2020
438 Posts
248 Thanked
This has no color. Its not even bad, when it starts I like much but then just never changes and for 10 minutes??