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Aurora

Aurora is out now

A collaboration with Mekka · Borderline Music

Daniel Lesden has fast become an exciting name with a more psy-trance approach to his music, while still keeping elements of melodic, uplifting trance. His last appearance on the label saw him remixing Mac & Mondays awesome track Yoruba.

This time he teams up with JOOF Recordings regular Mekka to create Aurora, a monster of a progressive track which oozes the kind of style and quality seen in the late 90’s early 00’s from the (back then) progressive house genre. Oh how times have changed! We think you’ll love this just as much as we do — its doesn’t have a typical done to death riff, the build that everyone else is doing, or a boring stripped back drop. Its a builder, laden with quality and unique arrangement. This is Borderline Music, this is Aurora!

It’s one of those tracks that can capture your imagination and is brave attempt to cross the forbidden boundaries between the two trance camps and bridge their separate worlds.

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Written and produced by Daniel Sokolovskiy and Pete Brannan
Mastering by Drasko Radovanovic @ Sideform studio
Artwork design by Borderline Music

Added in 2017: it seems that all Borderline Music releases no longer available in stores due to the label being shut down. If you would like to get a copy of this track, feel free to drop me a message.

Vand Sunete review of Aurora

Vând Sunete focuses on track recommendations and features everything from new releases to genre classics, reviewed Daniel’s latest collaboration, Aurora.

Borderline Music had a great 2014, and to show my appreciation, I picked it as my label of the year. From the looks of it, this year looks set to be as great, if not greater than the previous. Why, you ask? Just look at what’s coming next.

Landing in at spot number 49 in the back catalogue is a tremendous collaboration between Daniel Lesden and Mekka that’s sure to please fans of the deeper, more progressive end of the trance spectrum. Aurora, as it’s been dubbed, brings together bits from progressive, influences from psy, built around a great melody and introduced as part of a rather non-standard build, to create a really unique sound. The atmosphere is great, the progression is very enjoyable and the end result is something I’m definitely going to keep in my playlists for the foreseeable future. Congratulations to Jake and Daniel. You nailed it with this one, guys!

Aurora brings together bits from Progressive, influences from Psy, built around a great melody and introduced as part of a rather non-standard build, to create a really unique sound.

I know taste is subjective, but quality is not. This here, is absolutely quality, something that’s become a regular thing over at Borderline HQ. Don’t take my word, have a listen to the sample below and hear for yourself.

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Text — Florin Bodnărescu

2015   Aurora   Press reviews

Flux BPM review of Aurora

Flux BPM Online is the blog featuring reviews, interviews, and events. Dimitri Kechagias wrote his verdict of the latest Daniel’s single, Aurora.

At the nearby picturesque city of York is based Activa’s label Borderline Music. The exceptional record label manage to stand out from the crowd and get high placements at the various download shops trance charts. The brand new release is an exceptional mixture of well produced psy trance with heavy doses of acid and magnificent melodic themes running through it. The result is the track Aurora by Daniel Lesden & Mekka. High class composition that can be played on melodic uplifting trance and psy trance sets alike. The psy kick and bassline is present along with various colourful euphoric sunny Ibiza styles synthy themes, airy pads and great atmosphere as well.

It’s one of those tracks that can capture your imagination and is brave attempt to cross the forbidden boundaries between the two trance camps and bridge their separate worlds.

The track has as a strong asset that it builds slowly and adds strong sound layers until to reach that climax that melodies and rough acid are working together to mesmerise the audience and win its attention. It’s one of those tracks that can capture your imagination and is brave attempt to cross the forbidden boundaries between the two trance camps and bridge their separate worlds. In my opinion many influences in any track can benefit the final result and on this track it’s easy to understand how much the variety of sounds and composition techniques have enhanced the mouthwatering final result that is Aurora. Pure gold, love It!

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Text — Dimitri Kechagias

2015   Aurora   Press reviews

Aurora preview

I’m glad to present a preview of my forthcoming track. JOOF Recordings’ resident Mekka and myself are teamed up to create a lush melodic Progressive track with a slightly uplifting feelings. Imagine you are on some exotic planet watching the sunrise... the Aurora!

Our collaboration will be released on Borderline Music on January 13, 2015.

2014   Aurora   Preview

Collaborating with Mekka

A brand new single, collaboration of Mekka and myself, is signed on Borderline Music. Stay tuned for more info and the preview.

2014   Aurora   Teaser