Andre Sobota – Crossroads

Artist : Andre Sobota
Title : Crossroads
Label : Mesmeric
Cat No : MES034
Release : 22/09/2014
Genre : Progressive/Techno

Brazil based producer, Andre Sobota makes his debut on the superb Mesmeric label. This comes shortly after his superb remix of Nevee on Sound Avenue. This very talented, and ex drum and bass producer, has released music on labels such as Anjunadeep, microCastle and Pryda Friends.

First up on this release we have ‘Crossroads’ which begins with some nice strings and some melodic keys before it quickly starts to pick up pace with some effected hi hats and a warm bassline. The track’s keys and strings build beautifully into a superb break which builds nicely, but not too much, before we are once again presented with more warm melodies, and an almost groovy bassline. Lovely track!

The second and final track on the release is ‘Lies Within’ which is a totally different track to the first. This is full on peak time techno that really does take no prisoners. Both Damion and Simon went mental when they heard this played in the Decoded Magazine office, so it must me good! The track is filled with great percussion, cymbal rides and drum hits. If this is what lies within Andrew Sobota, it must be a great place to be! Superb track and one I recommend for all you techno lovers. I am sure John Digweed will be all over this!

Both very good tracks for different reasons. The stand out track is ‘Lies Within’ and one I am sure will be caned from many of the techno and progressive ‘A’ listers!


Ian French
About the Author

Director and DJ, Ian French (Naif) is passionate about every genre of music from Breakbeat, to Drum & Bass, to Techno and Progressive House. If he was to describe his preferred style of music he would probably describe it simply as electronic music. Besides his love for music and DJing his other passions are fine cuisine, wine, and travel.