For his first release of the new year, Solarstone brings in 2021 with something rather special. Bursting with more hooks than a fisherman’s net, the aptly titled S3000 (named in honour of the legendary Akai Sampler which revolutionised electronic music production in the nineties) marks a revisitation of sample-driven Trance. According to Solarstone “the creative use of samples in music production introduces a rich palette of sound-colour and diverse tonal elements which could be considered lacking in today’s VST preset culture”. The music speaks for itself.