Peter McCowan aka Alucard is probably one of the finest progressive trance producers out there. He has releases out on labels such as Somatic Sense, MPFS and Solaris and a discography with countless remixes. He is now making his debut on Insatiable Records with a bit of an unique production that is worlds apart from the previously released material on the label.
The kick and percussion is sounding a lot like something you will find in most progressive house productions today. The track starts to build and a guitar makes an entrance. This tune samples Def Leppards 80's classic "Animal" and the vocals suddenly hits you. It seems awkward to fuse a cheesey 80's rock tune with progressive house/trance but Alucard got away with it succesfully. The chord progression is quite enjoyable and that big heavy melody puts a smile on my face.
There is no doubt that this tune has a very commercial "pop" sound to it but the production itself is flawless. Interesting release from Insatiable Records.
Check out samples on his myspace:
MySpace.com - Alucard/Peter M - CA - Electronica / House / Progressive - www.myspace.com/alucardpeterm
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