Arriving hot on the heels of their 1Ø PILLS MATE debut, Berlin based DJ HEARTSTRING continues their quest for hyper-trance domination with four different cuts of high energy flavour, this time with a heavy focus on the R&B queens of yesteryear and a distinctive blend of euro-dance cheese. This is trance-techno for people that like pop music.
‘Can’t Stop The Night’ epitomises fun. Dance music that does what it says on the tin; bouncey, sample-heavy trance-pop that gives of a rare edit type of energy – it lives in a world that is less considered with ‘intelligent’ dance music and more concerned with having a good time. ‘Will You Remember Me When I’m Gone’ follows in a similar manner, the blueprint for the EP’s R&B, pop influence becoming clear through a blend of nostalgia and hands-in-the-air energy.
Things get heavier on ‘Sweet Dreams’ – a very familiar vocal sample provides an almost vampirish darkness to arcade-inspired trance licks and pounding kicks, before ‘Passionate Tears’ takes us beyond the clouds, the sun and the stars with a huge cut of classic emotion that has one eye on the trance golden era of the 90’s and the other on the pop trends and melodies within the contemporary soundscape.