Ideas From The Pond
Label: Music Man
Petar Dundov's sophomore album finds the Croatian producer continuing his mission to rescue trance from its kandi-raver connotations. Drawing from Krautrock, ambient, techno and disco, he sculpts layers of synthesizer into immersive, slowly evolving soundscapes that reference both Vangelis and Carl Craig. The album's sequencing flows as smoothly as the individual tracks, rewarding both deep and distracted listening, but "Silent Visitor" is the clear highlight, bubbling with energy and unusual tone color.