SONG OF THE DAY: Conjure One ft Aruna – “Still Holding On”

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Confession here.  I have been a fan of producer Rhys Fulber for many years – through his work as Front Line Assembly, Delerium and Conjure One.  I expect a lot from him and when I get a song like “Still Holding On” it’s nice to see he continues to deliver.  Teaming up with singer/songrwriter Aruna (who skills are drastically underused IMHO),  he has made a track that isn’t exactly ambient yet has a melodic groove.  There are elements of electro in there but blended in such a way that the overall feeling is still mellow and pretty, rather than harsh or aggressive.  Aruna sounds great, as always, and her top line fits the track perfectly with a chorus that is quite memorable. DJs wanting a mix for their club sets will like the mixes by Arisen Flame (which might actually be Rhys) and Clinton VanSciver – both of which combine downtempo melodic breaks with stomping energy.

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