Various ‎– Eternal Trance

Trust In Trance Records ‎– T.I.T. CD015, Phonokol ‎– 2103-2
CD, Compilation, Partially Mixed

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1 The Overlords God's Eye On Goa
Written-By – Ian Ion, Rune B*
2 Plasma (3) The Sound
Written-By – Sam Jennings
3 Paragliders Paraglide
Written By – FrankfurtWritten-By – O. Lieb*, T. Stenzel*
4 Datura Yerba Del Diablo
Written-By – C.A. Raggi*, C. Pagano*, S. Mazzavillani*
5 Energy 52 Café Del Mar (Kid Paul Mix)
Remix – Kid PaulWritten-By – Paul M.
6 Trilithon Trance Dance
Written-By – H. Schippers*
7 The Overlords Sundown
Producer – Kenneth Baker*, The OverlordsWritten-By – D'Press, Maria*, Dong*
8 Rise The Single (The Goa Pyramid Mix)
Producer – Paul Oakenfold & Steve OsborneRemix – The Man With No Name*Written-By – Osborne / Oakenfold*
9 The Infinity Project Feeling Very Weird
Written-By – Wood*, Rothfield*
10 Ramirez La Musika Tremenda
Written-By – D. Rizzatti*, E. Moratto*, R. Persi*
11 Ramirez El Ritmo Barbaro
Written-By – D. Rizzatti*, E. Moratto*, R. Persi*
12 Ramirez Hablando
Written-By – D. Rizzatti*, E. Moratto*, R. Persi*, R. Pizarro*

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Tracks are faded into each other. Tracks 11 and 12 overlap each other by around 20 seconds.

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Distribution: Phonokol Ltd.

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  • Barcode: 7296134210320



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May 9, 2009

An amazing trip down memory lane which covers trance territory from its birth, through to some vintage goa trance classics and older club killers by former legends Ramirez!
The Overlords deliver two track which are considered foundation stones of goa trance, especially "God's eye on goa", with really cool melodies and juicy acid synths. Very forward thinking material and an essential lesson in history. They both walk the fine line between the more unchallenging and simple trance sound combined with the more sinister and dense goa trance style.
I'm also very impressed by Paraglider's "Paraglide" and Datura's "Yerba del diablo", both of which are highly melodic and innocent trance anthems from way back in the day. No cheese, no exaggeration, just pure, placating and streaming trancey atmospheres created by beautiful leads.
The Infinity Project and Man With No Name with his remix of "The single" represent the true school goa sound, with twisted, wity and acidic melodies. Martin Freeland's remix is particularly the one to watch out for, as it's one of his first excursions in psy trance, it oftenly gets shaded by his more known work, but this is somehow underrated. It's short, and very on point with a great, larger than life lead halfway through the track. TIP have these wobbling acid effects throughout with a really old school robotised vocal going 'Project infinite' and 'I'm feeling very weird'. Sounds very dated, but extremely honest and down to earth.
That said, I'm not really down with Plasma, Energy 52 and Trilithon. The three artists deliver the type of joyful and overly happy trance I'm not into. Too fluffly and reminiscent of the boring euro trance of today. Though all three have earned their place in history, they're not my cup of tea.
Whether or not Ramirez is missplaced here, I won't get into. What I can tell you is that I adored the tunes we have here so much as a kid that there is no possible way I could hold it against anybody for chosing to place them on this release. All three have simple, repetitive and infectious melodies (the good days when you didn't have to try so damn hard to be complex in order to be considered creative), pointless yet entertaining and perfectly placed vocals in spanish, with occasional acid riffs. Classic party material which used to make party goers go nuts all over the globe.
Bottom line is that this compilation has twelve numbers which have all, in one way or the other, proved themselves to be considered obligatory listens by anybody who considers themselves a real trance lover. From more straight up club trance and the roots of psy trance with a mixture of some of that collage between house, techno and trance courtesy of Ramirez, this is a compilation well worth having, if for nothing else, then use it as an aural photograph, which captures an episode in trance development!