T.O.U.C.H. Samadhi is based in Asheville, North Carolina, a small, sleepy town nestled between the woody slopes of the Appalachian Mountains. Behind the scenes, Asheville is home to one of the most vibrant psytrance subcultures in America. This wide-ranging compilation showcases a stellar line-up of American psytrance producers whose vibrations have been the source of countless smiles, stomps, and sacred experiences for over a decade. Expect to hear sizzling leads and swampy grooves with a psychedelic edge; this is music for all the wandering freaks and fairy folk of the magic forest! Mastered by Kri at Audiovalve.
Shapestatic is Chris Johnson (AKA Kri) and Alex Falk (AKA The Bastard) from the Appalachian Mountains of the southern United States. Typifying the growing Psytrance scene in that region, Shapestatic’s debut release Metaphim on North American record label Gaian Mind is a bombshell collection of raw, energetic, and passionate tracks meticulously put together with not a moment of sound wasted. Metaphim combines in-your-face bass lines with gritty, acid-drenched synth strata, tight percussion, tweaked-out samples, and purposeful harmony. Hard-edged and very psychedelic, yet still bouncy, positive, and musical, Shapestatic bears a sound which is wholly unique to America. Metaphim will keep your body moving well into the first rays of dawn!