Inlakesh & Soulfood's Entering Dreamtime features remixes of songs from Wingmakers Chambers 11-17, including the hypnotic-, chant-, and digeridoo-driven opener, "Radiant Minds," which remains entrancing throughout its nearly ten-minute running time. Entering Dreamtime fuses the spacious sounds of Australia's aboriginal outback with the meditative beauty of Tibetan chants, and with the help of digeridoo masters Inlakesh, Soulfood's DJ Free turns this eclectic mix of influences into transporting music. Free's electronic atmospheres actually enhance instead of detract from the indigenous instruments featured on each piece; so many ethnic fusion albums sound cheap and tinny due to poorly chosen keyboard sounds, but the subtle synths on pieces like the remix of "Forest Gathering" work well. In keeping with the rest of Soulfood's work, Entering Dreamtime is a seamless, hypnotic blend of old and new musical textures. The disc also features some interesting multimedia content, including mp3s, a meditation primer, an introduction to the concepts of the ancient Medicine Wheel, an essay on the soul, and more. Overall, though it's technically a mini-album, Entering Dreamtime gives the listener the complete Soulfood experience.
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AllMusic Review by Heather Phares