Resurrected from the '90s, the repress of the EP Ad Astra by Japanese trance legend ZETA is here. Re-released by one of London’s newest labels; area127.
After the first release 127VA001 which was focused on the contemporary tech-trance sound, the label takes a new path with the repress of four psy-trance tracks by ZETA. The Japanese producer started creating music in the early ’90s, influenced by ambient, techno and dub. Only after witnessing gig’s by Tsuyoshi Suzuki and Transwave, ZETA began exploring the goa trance sound we can find on this record.
Our premiere pick is the groovy Techno Shanty; a striking retro addition to the current revival of psy and goa trance in electronic music. A profound psychedelic dance-floor killer that was utterly forward-thinking at the time of the release, but maybe even more relevant for the scene of today.