The Digital Blonde - Electra [1999]

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The Digital Blonde
Release title
Electra
Release year
1999

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The best Digital Blonde track ever???

 

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One of the best moments from Tiesto's set at Energy 2000. This was the perfect follow-up to Destination Sunshine (Tiesto's power mix), and it fits with the darker, spacey tracks from the set like Kaycee - Millenium Stringz and Arrakis - The Spice. The string melody during the buildup right before the breakdown is pure bliss.
Excellent work by The Digital Blonde!
 

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Saw Tiesto play it many years a go, it is melancholic in its emotion, the crowd really responded. It feels to me like a Tiesto track sometimes with the melody.
 

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Rick has always been my favourite prog trance producer ever along with Airwave <3
And yes, it's his best one along with "Legato", even though these tracks are different from his modern sound.

The Digital Blonde - Legato

Also my favourite one from his modern progressive tracks is this one:

The Digital Blonde - Noc2one (Midnight Mix)
 

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I dont remember when the last time I listened to this. Prolly 7-10 years ago, maybe even more. Back when I heard the Tiesto Innercity mix cd the first time this was def not my fav track in there. I didnt like the detuned synth that much and the melody felt kinda one-dimensional.

I like it more now, but I actually like the parts that comes before and after the first climax/mainlead part. It doesnt sound like a digital blonde track, more like transa or cascade prodction.
 
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Digital Blonde was so much better those days when his music wounded ultra fucking gritty. His newer synthwaveish style bores me to death.
 

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I dont remember when the last time I listened to this. Prolly 7-10 years ago, maybe even more. Back when I heard the Tiesto Innercity mix cd the first time this was def not my fav track in there. I didnt like the detuned synth that much and the melody felt kinda one-dimensional.

I like it more now, but I actually like the parts that comes before and after the first climax/mainlead part. It doesnt sound like a digital blonde track, more like transa or cascade prodction.
I would say it's pretty close to Legato and Serenade. He didn't make many of these 140 bpm uplifters, but they were nice.
I agree that Electra does have a "Transa" vibe to it, but the main melody is undoubtedly The Digital Blonde. It's a bit dark for Transa imo.
 

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I would say it's pretty close to Legato and Serenade. He didn't make many of these 140 bpm uplifters, but they were nice.
I agree that Electra does have a "Transa" vibe to it, but the main melody is undoubtedly The Digital Blonde. It's a bit dark for Transa imo.
Wouldnt call this an uplifter ;)