There’s someone cooking up some huge tunes over in Belarus. His name is Arston, an up-and-coming producer with a massively-melodic production style that begs to be heard. The rising star released his debut EP a few days back, and the result is dance floor magic. The first track, “Empire,” is a harmonious track with big-room atmosphere. Some expert string arrangements and synth work prop up the melody, while some absolutely gigantic build-ups drive the energy forward. The drops in this track are monumental, and the final breakdown–complete with a passionate piano arrangement–is an artful testament to the beauty and emotion that progressive house brings. The second track, “Flashmob,” is a can’t-miss entry with emotive strings and high-end synths working in tandem to guide the track forward. The song has a pulsating feel, with a strong kick drum that backs the arrangement and some thick synth work (along with a scorching lead) laying down the melody. Again, the final breakdown in this track is powerful and expressive, with a hook that you can’t help but sing along with–all ascending to a final rise before one last, furious drop.
Look for more great things out of Arston these next few months. This up-and-comer is certainly well on his way.
Arston – Empire (Original Mix)
Arston – Flashmob (Original Mix)[audio http://www.youredm.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/02-Flashmob-Original-Mix.mp3]
Purchase the “Empire/Flashmob” EP on Beatport
Check out Arston’s Facebook page