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CHACE -“BELATED SUFFOCATION” via 360 MAGAZINE

CHACE – BELATED SUFFOCATION

CHACE RELEASES DEBUT ALBUM

“BELATED SUFFOCATION”

LISTEN HERE

INCLUDES RECENT SINGLES “MARIYA” AND “IN MY HEAD

Billboard: “Shanghai-based Pop and Dance Music Prodigy”

COMPLEX: “Rapidly Rising”

VICE: “The Face of China’s Rising EDM Scene”

After four years of polishing, the all-around producer Chace’s first personal album the thought-provoking and psychedelic “Belated Suffocation” is out now via Astralwerks / Fabled Records. Listen HERE.

“Belated Suffocation” chronicles his creation and thoughts under this present time. It contains diversified electronic music styles with a complete conceptual framework and shows the multi-dimensional color of Chace. Filled with hypnotic production, bouncy beats, and magnetic vocals, Chace proves he’s in it for the long-haul. It contains recent singles “Mariya” and “In My Head.” From the lyrics, music creation, vocals, to the production behind the scenes, Chace does it all.

“46 Step” is the first prelude of the album. It lays the keynote for the whole album with mystery, announces the return of Chace, and opens the album with his unique personality.

“Cinematic” is one of the main tracks of the album. In his creation, Chace constantly surpasses himself, breaks through his original strength, plays the role of MV director for the first time, and participates in the production behind the scenes. The track explores the transition between virtuality and reality. The narrative texture of the film creates his own chace-house style.

“Mariya” is the centerpiece and heart and soul of his debut album. In the process of creation, Chace continues to surpass and challenge himself. “Mariya” continues the mysterious tone of the album’s previous singles and focuses on the track’s mood and psychedelic atmosphere. Chace still arranges the music, writes the lyrics, sings and produces everything himself.

Chace, Zhu Yihan, China’s hottest talented music producer, received global attention early on and became the first Chinese DJ to take the stage at iconic Belgian electronic music festival Tomorrowland. He is currently the guest music director of the new music program at the world’s leading hotel brand, W Hotel. Since releasing his debut EP Destination, Chace’s music – a delirious mix of evocative house, UK garage, and pop – has earned him praise from tastemakers across the world. Billboard dubbed him a “pop and dance music prodigy,” COMPLEX called him a “Rapidly rising producer,” and VICE stated that he’s “The face of China’s rising EDM scene.”

Following years of industry experience as a producer, DJ and band member, Chase established the HOWSHOOD label in 2019, and the MontiArk label last year, both of which are at the center of domestic electronic music. In the summer of 2020, Chace formed the Mandarin rock band with two friends, and with the band’s original album and members opened their first national tour with the theme of “Echo.” In 2021, Chase was named DJ MAG CHINA AWARDS Producer of the Year.

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Alesso releases new music via 360 MAGAZINE

ALESSO × ZARA LARSSON

Global Swedish phenomenon Alesso expands the sonic world of his hit single “Words” featuring fellow Swedish pop star Zara Larsson with a massive “Words” remix package, out now via 10:22PM / Astralwerks. Listen HERE. The blazing EP boasts track reimaginings from Chapter & Verse, Sentinel, Arodes, and Majestic, plus Alesso’s very own VIP remix. The Swedish duo performed “Words” together for the first time at the recent Creamfields festival in the UK. Watch HERE.

Building on the original version of “Words” — a dreamy, progressive house anthem about being afraid to say “I love you” — Alesso’s chosen remixers showcase a variety of styles and sounds. Beyond the previously released Majestic and VIP mixes, UK DJ Chapter & Verse picks up the groove with a bumping tech house take, while Spanish producer Arodes goes for a marathonic house vibe with layers of mellow, sultry percussion. Australian trio Sentinel then get delightfully weird with distorted synths and hard-hitting hooks.

The “Words” remix package follows Alesso’s recent single “In My Feelings,” a seductive yet brooding collaboration with Deniz Koyu. This year, he also released the Sentinel-assisted progressive house anthem “Only You” and “Dark,” a moody and kinetic piece handcrafted for THE BATMAN. 

Meanwhile “Words” has already amassed over 135 million streams, charted in over 17 countries, and hit number 1 on U.S. dance radio marking back-to-back number 1s for Alesso following “When I’m Gone.” Recently “Words” debuted on Spotify’s Global 200 chart. Billboard crowned “Words” as the lead song for their “10 New Pop Songs To Get You Through The Week” roundup, ET hailed it one to have on “heavy rotation” and V Magazine called it a “song that is sure to be played at clubs everywhere this summer.” “Words” dropped months after the GRAMMY®-nominated visionary teamed up with Katy Perry for “When I’m Gone,” an irresistibly explosive track that saw him make his Saturday Night Live debut.

Outside of the studio, Alesso is deep into a new multi-year residency at TAO Las Vegas while joining Bad Bunny’s World’s Hottest Tour across multiple North American dates. Tickets are available for purchase HERE.

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“ETERNITY” album cover art via Capitol Music Group for use by 360 Magazine

NURKO – ETERNITY

On August 19, 2022, New York producer NURKO returns with soaring new single Eternity” featuring Dayce Williams, out via Astralwerks. Listen to the dreamy floor-filler HERE. The single is NURKO‘s first release since signing to the boundary-pushing electronic music label.

The wistful track finds vocalist Williams desperately attempting to salvage a relationship. “Tell me what you mean, I’m in the in-between,” he sings. “Isn’t it obvious that I wanna do you right?” Meanwhile, NURKO‘s production is slow-burning, growing from stripped-back, angelic string plucks into a whirlwind build and cascading drop. It’s an explosive backdrop to match the chorus’ impassioned refrain: “I’m praying for eternity.” Dreamy yet hard-hitting, “Eternity” proves that NURKO is already a master of emotionally rich electronic music.

The track follows the release of Arrival Remixes, a collection of artist remixes stemming from NURKO‘s debut EP Arrival, released back in March. The original EP-which includes singles “Disappearing Now” featuring Chandler Leighton and “Lost Without You” with Crystal Skies and KnownAsNat-earned rave reviews from the dance world, with EDM Identity calling it a “heart-fluttering masterpiece.”

NURKO broke through in 2021 with the biggest song of his career so far, “Sideways.” The collaboration with ILLENIUM and Valerie Broussard has already logged over 30 million Spotify streams. Fans can experience NURKO‘s cathartic tracks in person as he continues his cross-country U.S. travels. In addition to dates at Morrison, Colorado’s Red Rocks Amphitheatre and Hollywood’s Academy LA, he’ll be playing festivals including Bass Canyon, Lost Lands, Groove Cruise Cabo, and Freaky Deaky. Find the full list of tour dates HERE.

Pascal Letoublon New Single "Fall In Love" Cover Art via U Music Group for use by 360 MAGAZINE

PASCAL LETOUBLON × MAX × QUIZZO

PASCAL LETOUBLON x MAX x QUIZZO RELEASE FALL IN LOVE LISTEN HERE.

Pascal Letoublon, the producer of the mega-hit single Friendships, which amassed over 100 Million stream on Spotify alone, returns with the new track Fall In Love. Accompanied by the Italian-German multi-talented artist MAX and the top line writer and singer Quizzo, the young and talented French DJ delivers on Fall In Love. Not just a love song, the club track immediately puts one in the right mood to dance just in time for the summer. Listen HERE via Astralwerks.

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Martin Garrix & DallasK – Loop

On July 15, 2022, mega-producers Martin Garrix and DallasK join forces with acclaimed singer-songwriter Sasha Alex Sloan on the melodic new single Loop,”  released via Astralwerks. Throbbing with emotion, the infectious track is an anthem for anyone who’s ever been unable to break free from an endless cycle of break-ups and make-ups. 

The surreal official video for Loop, available later today, finds a woman embarking on what seems to be just another night on the town. As she moves through the busy streets and colorful clubs of Las Vegas, she encounters Garrix and DallasK on the dreamy journey. But each time the night seems at an end, she finds herself back where she started and the evening begins again, leaving her hopelessly stuck in a loop. The video was directed by  Damian Karsznia, who has helmed numerous videos for Garrix

Martin Garrix says, “I have been playing this song in my sets for quite some time now and the crowds’ responses have been great. I loved working with Dallas and I’m super stoked to finally release this one!” 

DallasK adds, “‘Loop’ is the long-time coming collaboration between Martin Garrix and myself. We met forever ago and I remixed his single ‘in the name of love’ in 2016. It’s a deeper song for both of us, topped with the unmistakable vocal of Sasha Alex Sloan, one of my favorite collaborators, who always brings her unique perspective to any song she writes. It has all the right ingredients to form both a summer banger and break up anthem. I hope you like it!”

Sasha Alex Sloan says, ”I loved writing this song and I’m so glad it’s finally out!” 

Garrix, who took the No. 1 spot on DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJs list for three consecutive years, recently released his first ever club album, Sentio, which includes collaborations with Zedd, DubVision, Mesto, Brooks, Julian Jordan and Matisse&Sadko, among others. His summer tour, which includes residencies in Ibiza and Las Vegas, will take him to some of the summer’s biggest festivals, including Electric Zoo, Tomorrowland, Colours of Ostrava, and Veld Music Festival.

DallasK launched 2022 with a series of massive collaborations – writing and producing songs for such artists as Christina Aguilera, Ozuna, Lauv, Nicky Jam, Manuel Turizo, Stray Kids, Gryffin and more. Flaunt hailed him as “the definition of a hitmaker” in  this feature, which delves into the making of his recent single, “Try Again” ft. Lauv.

Sloan recently released her sophomore album, I Blame The World, featuring the singles “WTF,” “I Blame The World,” and “Adult.”

Lane 8 coming to L.A. State Historic Park via Goldenvoice for use by 360 MAGAZINE

LANE 8

WHO: Lane 8 with support from CloZee

WHAT: A Los Angeles performance (18 +) implementing Lane 8’s This Never Happened concept

WHERE: L.A. State Historic Park

WHEN: Saturday, November 5, 2022 (Doors open at 4 pm PT)

TICKET INFO: Fans can register to receive first access to presale tickets beginning Thursday, July 14, 2022, at 10 am PT at HERE. Presale begins Thursday, July 21, 2022, at 10 am PT. Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday, July 22, 2022, at 10 am PT.

About Lane 8:

Denver-based DJ and producer Daniel Goldstein aka Lane 8 has become the leading light in today’s melodic house scene with multiple sell out shows at iconic venues such as Red Rocks and Brooklyn Mirage under his belt.

His fourth album, and third on his own This Never Happened imprint, Reviver was released in January of this year. As with every Lane 8 album, Reviver was blessed with the lyrical creativity of several songwriters. Daniel was joined for the third successive album by Channy Leaneagh from cult indie act POLICA who added her distinctive tones to the grooving prog opener Survive, while Arctic Lake, who signed with Astralwerks, was featured on I’ll Wait and the wistful What Have You Done for Me. The voice behind Lane 8′s original breakout vocal Diamonds back in 2014, Solomon Grey made a welcome return with a stirring falsetto turn on another melodic bomb in Automatic. Adding a new flavor to the project, Emmit Fenn added his dusty tones to the blissful Red Lights.

Teeming with emotion, Reviver’ is a return to the dancefloor that manages to wrap up a lifetime of musical influences into its expansive vision for modern festival stages -80s synth-pop, electronica, indie, European techno, classic pop songwriting, post-EDM and beyond.

The album will be backed up with a multi date North America tour where once again he will be implementing his now infamous This Never Happened concept where he encourages fans to not record or take photos, to create a more positive and engaging atmosphere for all attendees.

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Shane Codd – Love Me or Let Me Go

Breakout artist Shane Codd returns with his new club track “Love Me Or Let Me Go,” out via Astralwerks. Download/stream HERE

A high-energy club jam that captures the essence of house music and showcases a specialist side to the Irish hitmaker’s sound, “Love Me Or Let Me Go” combines euphoric piano chords and impassioned diva vocals with a driving bassline. Codd’s first single release of the year, it follows remixes of “24/7” by Billen Ted and “Lose My Mind” by LYRA. A second new track, “Rather Be Alone”, is set to follow at the end of the month.

Last year Codd released three consecutive US Dance Radio No. 1 singles, “It Ain’t Right,” “Get Out My Head” and “Always On My Mind” featuring Charlotte Haining. The tracks amassed over 110 million combined streams on Spotify alone. 

“Get Out My Head” was certified platinum in Codd’s native Ireland and broke into the UK Official Top 10 Chart, peaking at No. 6. It drew wide support from an array of UK tastemakers, including Capital FM hosts Coco Cole and Mistajam, KISS FM’s Charlie Tee and BBC Radio 1’s Scott Mills.

Heavily influenced by the ‘90s and early-2000s dance sound, Shane Codd’s first big break came when he became a finalist at the 2018 “Breakout Producer” competition held by renowned Irish DJ Mark McCabe. He has since played in cities and towns across Ireland with additional UK and US dates to follow. 

Endless Summer Artwork via NIkki Crystal for Universal Music Group for use by 360 Magazine

Jonas Blue × Sam Feldt

Multi-Platinum UK producer Jonas Blue and renowned Dutch DJ/producer Sam Feldt unveiled Endless Summer, a collaborative project that celebrates the joyful escapism found in summer raves and brings that positive energy to the rest of the year. Astralwerks gave fans a taste of what’s in store, releasing the duo’s first single, “Till The End,” with multi-Platinum artist and songwriter Sam DeRosa. Out of the box, Endless Summer delivers an irresistible dose of sun-kissed, dancefloor euphoria, centered around horns, sophisticated drops and DeRosa’s impassioned vocals. Listen to “Till The End” and view the trippy, kinetic visualizer, which includes performance footage of Blue and Feldt HERE. 

“Till The End” marks the beginning of an exciting new collaborative chapter for two of dance music’s most revered figures. Endless Summer will be touring the world this year and playing B2B sets at numerous festivals.

Jonas Blue‘s touring schedule also includes a residency in Las Vegas, shows in Ibiza, across the U.S., Europe and more. He kicked off 2022 with “Don’t Wake Me Up” with Why Don’t We, the first single from his forthcoming album, Together. The song has racked up over 75 million combined global streams. Across all his releases to date, which include “Fast Car,” “Perfect Strangers,” “Mama” and “Polaroid,” his collaboration with Liam Payne, Jonas has amassed more than 14 billion global streams, 70 million single sales and 130 Platinum certifications. He boasts production credits on such global hits as Ava Max‘s “My Head & My Heart” and recently released his remix of “Run Into Trouble” by Alok and Bastille.

About Sam Feldt

Sam Feldt is best known for his Platinum-selling version of the Robin S classic “Show Me Love,” which peaked at #3 in the UK Singles chart. He is also recognized for the hits “Post Malone,” which has amassed over 600 million streams, “Pick Me Up” (with Sam Fischer), “Follow Me” (with Rita Ora) and “Stronger” (ft. Kesha). On the live side, he has performed at the renowned Ultra Miami Festival on the Mainstage as well as at Coachella.

About Sam DeRosa

Raised in New York and now based in Los Angeles, Sam DeRosa made her debut as a recording artist with the 2020 EP The Medicine, which included her smash hit “Pill for This.” The track climbed to #3 on the pop iTunes charts and sat at #6 globally for two straight weeks. An acclaimed songwriter, she also penned TikTok star Dixie D’Amelio‘s break out Top 40 single “Be Happy“, which has over 300 million streams across all platforms, and co-wrote “Broken” for Lovelytheband, which became the longest-charting song in rock radio history. 

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Bob Moses – Hanging On Live

Bob Moses shared a live performance video of their track “Hanging On.” Filmed in Hollywood, “Hanging On” is the fourth single released from the GRAMMY Award-winning duo’s new album The Silence in Between, out now via Astralwerks/Domino Recordings Co. Watch HERE.

“Hanging On” perfectly reflects the album’s duality of darkness and light, abounding in luminous melodies and effervescent rhythms even as Bob Moses (comprised of Tom Howie and Jimmy Vallance) speak to a certain weariness at the world around them (e.g., “If everybody’s ruthless, I don’t know where we go”). “When there’s so much negativity and uncertainty, you’ve got to find a way to push through, because otherwise, everything crumbles into nihilism,” says Vallance. “That song came from asking ourselves, ‘Who do we put our faith in now?’, and then realizing that we had faith in each other and in our band. That’s what helped us to hang on.”

Last week, Bob Moses released their inaugural Spotify Singles recordings which include a re-work of their original song “Back to You” as well as a cover of INXS‘ “Need You Tonight.”

Recorded in Los Angeles, Side A is a slower, stripped-down take on the unabashedly poppy original “Back to You.” The new recording highlights the band’s ability to express feelings of longing and melancholy in a light, danceable track. Side B is a cover of INXS’ hit “Need You Tonight,” which brings an electronic flare to the classic funk-rock song.

Bob Moses‘ first full-length since signing to Astralwerks in a unique global partnership with Domino Recording Co., The Silence in Between is the latest body of work in a dynamic catalog that also includes their acclaimed debut album Days Gone By, a 2015 release featuring such standouts as “Tearing Me Up,” a Top 15 US Alternative radio hit nominated for two GRAMMY Awards, with a remix from RAC winning in the category of Best Remix Recording (Non-Classical).Their recent single, ”Love Brand New,“ is already a Top 5 hit on the Alternative Airplay chart and finds Bob Moses tapping into their deep-rooted love for ’90s alt-rock and left-of-center dance music. Billboard said: “the Nine-Inch Nails-influenced single is a dark, brooding slow build that pulsates with moody lust, growls power riffs and shows off a heavier sound for the duo.” Bob Moses are currently on a 25-date North American headlining tour, which will continue through May 21 in Vancouver with stops at such iconic venues as The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles and The Warfield in San Francisco.

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Becky Hill × Galantis

BRIT Award-winning singer-songwriter Becky Hill teams up with GRAMMY-nominated dance music superstars Galantis on the new single, “Run,” released today via Astralwerks. Hill taps her full vocal range on the emotional track, which examines how fear can threaten to derail a relationship. Galantis produced the shimmering song, which stands to soundtrack the summer of 2022. Hill, MNEK, and Galantis co-wrote “Run,” which is available for download/streaming HERE.

Shot in Cape Town, South Africa, the official music video for “Run” was directed by Michael Holyk (Rag N’ Bone Man, Jake Bugg), who helmed Hill‘s official video for “Sunrise in the East.” Packed with stunning landscape shots, vibrant textures, and contrasting moods, the clip sees Hill escape the run-of-the-mill day-to-day to enjoy a romance in a sunnier climate. View HERE.

“I’m so excited to release ‘Run’ with Galantis.” says Becky Hill. “I wrote it with my best friend MNEK, whom I’ve been writing with for 10 years. The magic I felt when we first wrote my single ‘Losing’ back in 2012 I still feel to this day when writing with him. I feel like every single I release has the potential to better the last one and this is no different, especially with Galantis featuring on the record, too. With their catalog of hits with the likes of Little Mix and Years & Years, I’m very proud to be a part of another huge collaboration with them. This next phase of my artistry is an extension of me fully coming out as a pop star, but this time with a BRIT Award in hand!”

Hill teased the new collaboration while on the red carpet at the BRIT Awards, where she went on to collect the award for Best Dance Act. The fan-voted award, which saw a long-awaited return of the Dance category, after a 16-year hiatus, was presented to an ecstatic Becky by two of her previous collaborators, David Guetta (who has hailed her as “one of the very rare queens of dance music”) and Pete Tong.   

Galantis has enjoyed wide acclaim after the release of their debut album, Pharmacy, which topped the Billboard Dance album chart, earned numerous Platinum and Gold RIAA certifications, and received two GRAMMY nominations. The collaborative project, led by Christian Karlsson (aka Bloodshy, one-third of Miike Snow), has worked with a remarkable range of artists, including Dolly Parton (#1 at US Dance Radio, from their third album, Church,) Little Mix, and David Guetta (on the 2021 summer smash “Heartbreak Anthem,” which debuted at #1 on the Worldwide iTunes charts and spent 13 weeks in the Top 10 of the UK’s Official Chart top ten), Years & Years, and more. Karlsson’s songwriting collaborators include Madonna, Kylie Minogue, Katy Perry, and Britney Spears.

The first of a string of releases due from Hill this year, following her recent signing to Astralwerks, “Run” comes on the heels of “Here for You,” her collaboration with Wilkinson, which was written specifically for his album. After stand-out 2021 sets at Reading & Leeds and selling over 50,000 tickets for her sold-out U.K. headline tour, Hill has already announced she’ll be performing at numerous 2022 festivals. Tickets are available HERE. With an irrefutable aptitude for writing chart-smashing pop songs and a reputation as a trailblazer in the electronic music scene, Hill was the third most-streamed British female solo artist on Spotify in 2021 while her single “Remember“ was the fifth most-streamed song by a British female. “Remember”, a collaboration with David Guetta found on her debut studio album, Only Honest on the Weekend, entered the top five of the U.S. dance radio charts and was nominated for Song of the Year at the BRITS 2022. Hill has over 180 songs registered with ASCAP, impressive considering only 17% of PRS for Music’s registered songwriters are female.