OUT Solarstone - Island (Artist Album) [Black Hole]

Artist name(s)
Solarstone
Release title
Island
Label name
Black Hole Recordings
Release date
Sep 18, 2020
Release type
Artist album
Link to external store
https://solarstone.complete.me/island

Elysium013

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Some great tracks in there, including a 2020 update of one of his 90's classics! (Take me on your flight)
Coming September 18 2020.

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Lovely cover here! Definitely gonna take a listen.
 

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Those previews sound pretty nice. More laidback, organic sounding tunes than his club tracks in recent years. That second track wouldn't sound out of place in an Orb album!
 

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Excited to hear this, really love a lot of Solarstones stuff but also find some of it a bit ‘stuffy’ somehow.. the preview here is nice though - hoping the whole album is good. Speaking of Solarstone, ordered an EA3 T-shirt about 2 months ago bored mid quarantine and it arrived in the post yesterday haha!!
 

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According to the samples, quite interesting album. Solarstone seems to (re)move his sound to more innovative things recently (alongside his Frontier EP) which is a good thing imo...
 
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Some of these are sounding well nice. Not a fan of the cover, although some of that YT visual stuff is alright.
 

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Very promising. Will definitely purchase this one.
 

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Recent set from Solarstone featuring a bunch of the new tracks

 

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Will listen to this when I'm back home, still think Solar Stone needs to focus on more quality rather than quantity. He's pushing out tracks after tracks. And nothing really groundbreaking to be honest.
 

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I listened this once and I don't know. I really would like to like this album. I have liked Solarstone's more progressive side for a long time and even though many "pure trance" kinda tracks are excellent, the progressive side of Solarstone has been buried underneath it bit too much. So when I heard the first track from the album, I was like "yes!".

But I don't know, first few tracks gave me an impression that the album can be really good. However after first listen I felt like is this it? It was not bad but I did not recollect many memories of the album after the first spin.

Maybe I need to give it another chance...
 

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To be honest, didn't really live up to my expectations. I enjoyed the different styles that were represented in the album. The overall vibe I dig, it's more relaxed and laidback from the usual club tunes. But melodically nothing really stood out, the riffs were too basic and didn't leave much of an impression. Which is a shame because the artwork and entire concept looks great. I'd give this a passable 6/10.