Sied van Riel featuring Alicia Madison - Gravity
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Sied van Riel featuring Alicia Madison - Gravity
1. Original Mix
2. Sneijder Remix
3. Bastian Salbart Remix
4. David Forbes Full On Remix
5. Jose Nunez Remix
6. Sephano & Torio Remix
7. Radio Edit
On both the singles and mix-comp front, Sied van Riel’s juice to produce has shown no signs of abating over the last six months. With the momentum flowing, he’s gotten together with US singer-songwriter Alicia Madison for a thoroughbred release that’s going to give summer one almighty lift!
Alongside the stellar Original Mix, ‘Gravity’s gravities are reinforced by a contingent of high-grade European remixes, with the likes of Sneijder, David Forbes and Bastian Salbart dropping trance-translations. Also on board are remakes from the other side of the pond, with house king Jose Nuñez and Chicago duo Stephano & Torio giving ‘Gravity’ yet more pull.
The intro of Sied’s Original mix engages the prog-drive, setting up an atmospheric, moodily powerful transit to the drop and the vocals of Alicia Madison. She mirrors that theme to a tee, with introspective verses, which - backed by the Riel one’s surging riffs - finally lift the chorus to its big conclusion.
With a string of A-list attention-grabbing singles, the impact of Gdansk’s Bastian Salbart has been sizeable over the last six months. That fine work continues with a remix of ‘Gravity that’s tough when it needs to be, atmospheric & emotive when it wants to be, but works the floor like a mutha from first beat till last!
David Forbes’ Full On Mix ups the BPM count to peak-hour speed, deepening the drums and letting the B-lines run wild. In the drop he masses the pads, bringing heart, soul & yet further implication to Alicia’s vocals, before tying it all off with a force multiplier of a mainline.
Preparing to hit another remix home run, it might be time to notch that safety harness a little tighter as Sneijder approaches the plate. The man on the vocal majority of Planet Trance’s lips at the moment, he primes his mix with tough, ripping beats and the looped and echoed harmonics of Alicia’s tones. Suffusing the break with evocative savannah-ish chords, he finally recouples the 303, re-engages the synths and with no small amount of sonic bombast sends his remix of ‘Gravity’ clean out of the park!
Trance interpretations locked, Black Hole has ensured that floors of other natures are equally well serviced. Making a rarer appearance these day, house is the feeling on Subliminal legend Jose Nuñez, remap. Funkily rolling drums, skipping, open hi-hats, Disclosure-ish sub-bass, EQ with IQ and full effect FX has his mix make short work of more groove-orientated floors.
Last but by no means least in this most epic of remix line-ups comes the pairing of Joe Christofano & Victor Comforte a.k.a. DJs Sephano & Torio. Hot off the back of their remix of Tiësto’s ‘Just Be’ earlier in the year, they deliver ‘Gravity’ comparably fine festival-ism thrills and spills of the electro/prog-house variety.
You’ve seen the movie, now hear the track! A true force of nature, ‘Gravity’ gravitates to dancefloors now.
Sied Van Riel feat. Alicia Madison - Gravity played by:
Susana - V2V Online 070 2014-07-20
Adam Ellis - The Void 011 2014-07-16
Eximinds - Evolved Artists Promo July 2014-07-09
MaRLo - Soundcheck Radio 39 2014-07-08
Dennis Sheperd - A Tribute To Life 007 2014-07-07
Alex M.O.R.P.H. & Woody van Eyden & Sun & Set - HeavensGate 414 2014-07-04
Roger Shah - Music For Balearic People 320 2014-07-04
Masoud - The Caspian Sessions 062 2014-07-03
Ferry Corsten - Corsten's Countdown 366 2014-07-02
Photographer & Daniel Skyver - Edge Sessions 014 2014-07-01
Mike Saint-Jules - Universal Soundz 419 2014-07-01
Tritonal - Tritonia 055 2014-06-30
Andy Moor - Moor Music 124 2014-06-27
Ferry Corsten - Corsten's Countdown 365 2014-06-25
Pedro Del Mar - Mellomania Deluxe 649 2014-06-23
Giuseppe Ottaviani - Go On Air 097 2014-06-20
DJ Feel - Trancemission Radio 2014-06-19
Solarstone - Solaris International Radio 412 2014-06-17
Sied Van Riel feat. Alicia Madison - Gravity (Jose Nunez Remix) played by:
DJ Red & Matty Carty - Radio Show 322 2014-07-26
Myon & Shane 54 - International Departures 241 2014-07-24
Sied Van Riel feat. Alicia Madison - Gravity (Sneijder Remix) played by:
Bryan Kearney - Kearnage 059 2014-07-15
Sneijder - Distant World 045 2014-07-15
Bryan Kearney @ Toika Lounge Toronto, Canada 2014-07-12
Solarstone - Solaris International Radio 414 2014-07-01
Sneijder - The Sneijder Podcast 018 2014-06-29
Sneijder - Distant World 044 2014-06-17
Armin van Buuren - A State Of Trance 667 2014-06-12
Aly & Fila - Future Sound Of Egypt 344 2014-06-09
RAM & Sied Van Riel @ FSOE vs. Subculture, Fuel Beachclub Bloemendaal, Netherlands 2014-06-08
Aly & Fila & John O'Callaghan @ FSOE vs. Subculture, Westerunie Amsterdam, Netherlands 2014-06-07
017:11GravityBy Sied van Riel featuring Alicia Madison
027:13Gravity [Bonus Track] (Sneijder Remix)By Sied van Riel featuring Alicia Madison
036:19Gravity (Bastian Salbart Remix)By Sied van Riel featuring Alicia Madison
046:22Gravity (David Forbes Full On Mix)By Sied van Riel featuring Alicia Madison
056:07Gravity (Jose Nunez Remix)By Sied van Riel featuring Alicia Madison
064:59Gravity (Sephano & Torio Remix)By Sied van Riel featuring Alicia Madison
073:50Gravity (Radio Edit)By Sied van Riel featuring Alicia Madison