Similar trance tracks & rip-offs

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Giuseppe Ottaviani - Panama

sounds similar to

Ferry Corsten feat. Betsie Larkin - Made Of Love

I think one of the Parade of the Athletes tracks borrows from Airbase/Ozone/The Scarab as well. That whole album was full of references to previous work, i.e. Coming Home was essentially Theme from Norefjell (DJ Jan & Christophe Chantzis remix).
Right, also Ancient History

is a rework of Lethal Industry
 
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Right, also Ancient History

is a rework of Lethal Industry
Correct. Since it's a reference to his own work, I wouldn't exactly say it's a ripoff. It's a much bigger issue when the original is from someone else.
 

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The same, fucking, sequence. EVERYWHERE.
Jono's fault by the way...

Free State - Release (2001)
@ 2:30

Adamski - In The City (Above & Beyond Remix) (2001)
@ 3:27

Aurora - Ordinary World (Above & Beyond Remix) (2001)
@ 3:25

Every Little Thing - Face The Change (Dirt Devils vs Above & Beyond Remix) (2002)
@ 1:12

Motorcycle - As the Rush Comes (Above & Beyond's Dynaglide Remix)
@ 4:51

Three Drives - Sunset On Ibiza (Above & Beyond Mix)
@ 2:50

Kirsty Hawkshaw - Fine Day (Mike Koglin Remix)
@ 4:40


Senses pres. Silver Aurora - Silver Aurora (Senses Mix)
@ 4:12
Credited to a "Tony Orkosalo" who once made productions alongside @tak in which Paavo Siljamaki engineered a lot of tracks...

Smith & Pledger pres. White Water - The Unknown (Original Mix aka A&B Mix rather)
@ 2:33

Signalrunners - Corrupted
@ 2:46 (Supersaw, background)

Source? Maybe this:
Alice DJ - Better Off Alone @ 1:12
 
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^ LOL the genericness in those tracks is hilarious. A&B truly were the worst. No wonder they have such a huge volume of tracks - they sound like they were made in a conveyor belt.
Some of those tracks earned "classic" status, but for me they aren't. They're weak, boring, generic cheese.
 

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Their earlier stuff suffers from reuse quite heavily. They stopped doing that after Tri-State and have some quite unique releases.
Although recently they have fallen back to reuse once again so ehhh, I don't know anymore.
 
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Correct. Since it's a reference to his own work, I wouldn't exactly say it's a ripoff. It's a much bigger issue when the original is from someone else.
Yes. It's also creative and dissimilar enough to be treated as a separate track.

The same, fucking, sequence. EVERYWHERE.
Jono's fault by the way...
Also in Trance Arts - Backtracking

EDIT:

Leon Bolier - Cape Town

might've been inspired by

Wezz Devall - Free My Willy

but they're dissimilar enough in my view. I like both actually, and Free My Willy has a better synth IMO.
 
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Yes. It's also creative and dissimilar enough to be treated as a separate track.
Yep, they have similar concepts and use very similar samples and basslines but Ancient History relies more on the flute, whereas Lethal Industry uses that distorted violin. Ancient History is also more tribal-like thanks to the middle section with the drums. Clearly, Ancient History was influenced by Lethal Industry, but as you mentioned they are dissimilar enough to be distinct tracks. Ancient History also works better for the purpose it was made (to be played at the 2004 Olympics).
 

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Markus Schulz - The New World (2008) (starts at 3:17)


Terry Da Libra - Moonspell (2011) (starts at 1:29)

Ralphie B - Homestead (2017) (starts at 2:43)
 
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Terry Da Libra - Moonspell (2011) (starts at 1:29)
A few seconds before that it also rips off the Coldharbour mix of The New World :D

The build up of Talla 2XLC feat. Skysurfer - Terra Australis

sounds like Tiësto - Flight 643
 

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Just noticed this strange similarity of harmonies.

Hope I'm not the only one?

Blue Tente feat. Stine Grove - Let You Go 2011 (Dub Mix) [2011] (starts at 1:10)

Paul Webster feat. Angelic Amanda - Time (Sean Tyas Dub) [2009] (starts at 3:14)
 

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Wow, didn't know that many tracks sounded so similar.

Also that Balderas His Theme ripoff is awful, can't believe someone actually had the nerve to rip off Undertale and hint at it in the title.
 

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Wow, didn't know that many tracks sounded so similar.

Also that Balderas His Theme ripoff is awful, can't believe someone actually had the nerve to rip off Undertale and hint at it in the title.
And the sad thing is Solarstone, as the Pure Trance owner, had no clue about the rip-off...

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Airbase - Back [2009] (starts at 3:40)

Armin van Buuren feat. Jan Vayne - Serenity [2005] (starts at 1:56)

and also

Marc Marberg With Kyau & Albert ‎– Grrreat [released 07.07.2009] (starts at 0:59)

Cosmic Gate - Sign Of The Times [released 23.03.2009] (starts at 0:42)

The audacity in the latter case... unbelievable. How stupid did they think the listeners are? SOTT was one of the biggest album releases that year.
 
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Tranquility Base - Buzz [2007]

Aalto - 5 [2006]

The overall mood of Buzz makes it sound like a remix of 5.

Martin Roth & Alex Bartlett - Off The World (Gareth Emery Remix) [2008] (starts at 0:56)

Gareth Emery - More Than Anything (Stoneface & Terminal Remix) [2007] (starts at 0:58)

Stealing basslines from your remixers ain't cool.
 
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So "Feeling Good" has been known to most of people through PvD's "Politics Of Dancing" compilation from 2001, but I'm pretty sure the "feeling go/good" vocal sample is too similar to be just a coincidence!

Sundance - Won't Let This Feeling Go (Original Mix) [1999] (starts at 2:33)

Jimpy - Feeling Good (Part I) [2001] (starts at 3:47)
 
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Ohmna feat. Nurlaila - Key of Life (MaRLo Remix) [2009] (starts at 2:48)

is rather similar to

Cosmic Gate - Trip to PD [2009] (starts at 2:08)

There's no way that Key of Life is an intentional rip-off of Trip to PD or vice versa as the two were released at almost the same time.
 
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