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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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Bob Moses Announces New Album

GRAMMY® Award-winning duo Bob Moses have announced the upcoming release of their highly anticipated third album, The Silence in Between. Due out March 4, The Silence in Between will mark the Los Angeles-based band’s first release since signing to Astralwerks in a unique global partnership with Domino Recording Co. In celebration of the album announcement, Bob Moses have also shared their exhilarating new single “Love Brand New.

One of the most anthemic moments on The Silence in Between, “Love Brand New” finds Vancouver-bred musicians/producers Tom Howie and Jimmy Vallance tapping into their deep-rooted love for ’90s alt-rock and left-of-center dance music. Written with Michel Zitron and John Martin (a Swedish production duo known for their work with the likes of Avicii and Swedish House Mafia), the track encompasses a glorious collision of moody guitar tones, mercurial textures, and wildly propulsive beats as Bob Moses channel the dizzying euphoria of new romance. Billboard declares, “Love Brand New” is a dark, brooding slow build that pulsates with moody lust, growls power riffs and shows off a heavier sound for the duo.”

“‘Love Brand New’ is about being newly in love and trying not to lose yourself as you navigate the world feeling as though you’re seeing everything for the first time, as if it’s brand new,” Bob Moses reveal. “It was written with our friends Michel Zitron and John Martin and started in L.A. just before Coachella in 2019. We knew there was something there, but touring intervened. We finally got back to it in 2020, and it became one of the first finished for our new album. We shot the video in a freezing warehouse in Montreal this past December — we look warm though.”

Directed by photographer/director Adrian Villagomez and Derek Branscombe, the video for “Love Brand New” unfolds as Bob Moses deliver a frenetic performance within that warehouse, fully embodying the track’s explosive vitality. Meanwhile, the intimately shot visual cycles through a series of tender vignettes featuring an eclectic cast of characters from all walks of life. The result is a gorgeously cinematic piece, at turns electrifying and profoundly moving.

Also featuring their recent single “Time And Time Again (a November release accompanied by a spellbinding video), The Silence in Between follows Bob Moses’ JUNO Award-nominated 2020 project Desire and marks their first full-length since Battle Lines (a 2018 effort featuring the hit single “Back Down”). The duo’s past efforts also include their 2015 debut album Days Gone By, 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). As their boldest and most viscerally charged output to date, The Silence in Between amplifies the unbridled energy that’s made Bob Moses a repeat winner of Resident Advisor’s Best Live Act prize.

Soon after the arrival of The Silence in Between, Bob Moses will embark on a headlining tour of North America. Kicking off on March 20 in Tucson, Arizona, the 25-date run 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. Later this year, Bob Moses will head overseas for tour dates at Melkweg in Amsterdam and KOKO in London. See below for the full itinerary.

Tour dates for Bob Moses

March 20 Tucson, AZ Rialto Theatre*

March 21 Phoenix, AZ The Van Buren*

March 22 Albuquerque, NM Sunshine Theater*

March 24 Austin, TX Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater* 

March 25 Houston, TX White Oak Music Hall*

March 26 Dallas, TX South Side Music Hall*

March 28 Atlanta, GA Variety Playhouse*

March 30 Washington, DC 9:30 Club*

March 31 Richmond, VA The National*

April 2 Brooklyn, NY Great Hall at Avant Gardner*

April 5 Boston, MA Big Night Live*

April 7 Toronto, ON History*

April 8 Montreal, QC Mtelus*

April 9 Ithaca, NY State Theatre*

April 10 Pittsburgh, PA Stage AE*

April 12 Columbus, OH Newport Music Hall*

April 13 Chicago, IL Riviera Theatre*

April 14 Minneapolis, MN First Avenue*

April 15 Lawrence, KS Granada Theater*

April 16 Denver, CO Ogden Theatre*

May 12 San Francisco, CA The Warfield~

May 13 Los Angeles, CA The Greek Theatre^

May 19 Portland, OR Wonder Ballroom~

May 20 Seattle, WA Showbox SoDo~

May 21 Vancouver, BC Malkin Bowl~

Nov 8 Amsterdam, NL Melkweg

Nov 16 London, UK KOKO

* Support from Amtrac

~ Support TSHA

^ Support from Jon Hopkins 

ABOUT BOB MOSES

Since forming in New York City in 2012, Bob Moses have earned massive acclaim for their transcendent blend of house music and emotionally charged pop. Made up of Vancouver-bred musicians/producers Tom Howie and Jimmy Vallance, the Los Angeles-based duo delivered their debut album Days Gone By in 2015 and immediately drew praise from tastemaking outlets like Mixmag (who stated that “[i]t’s hard to think of anyone who walks the line between electro-pop and deep dancefloor grooves quite as coolly as Tom Howie and Jimmy Vallance”). Days Gone By featured such standouts as “Tearing Me Up”: an intensely poignant track nominated for two GRAMMY® Awards, with a remix from RAC winning in the category of Best Remix Recording (Non-Classical). In 2018, Bob Moses returned with Battle Lines, which featured the hit single “Back Down” and led to a performance on “Ellen.” Hailed by The Line of Best Fit as “versatile, dynamic party music, made by masters of their craft,” Battle Lines also landed on Billboard’s Best Electronic Albums of 2018 list. The duo’s most recent triumphs include 2019’s Unplugged EP, Falling into Focus – Live 2020 (a concert film documenting an hour-long set performed at an abandoned radio tower in Topanga, California), and Desire (a JUNO Award-nominated 2020 project that PopMatters lauded as “exceptional, its classic trance rhythms crafted with a sense of multidimensionality”). A longtime festival favorite, Bob Moses have also repeatedly claimed the Best Live Act title from Resident Advisor, appearing at leading festivals like Coachella, TomorrowWorld, Lollapalooza, Ultra Music Festival, and Bonnaroo. Newly signed to Astralwerks in partnership with Domino Recordings, the duo will release their highly anticipated third album The Silence in Between on March 4

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Basel Week Recap

Basel Week officially kicked off at the SLS South Beach (1701 Collins Ave. Miami Beach, FL) on Monday, November 29th with an exclusive partnership between NFT BAZL and the hotel (SLS South Beach). The event celebrated an innovative drop of an SLS exclusive collection of NFTs paired with special hotel benefits and perks. This collection was on display during this SLS South Beach event and is now available for purchase directly in every hotel room.

The VIP launch event took place during Miami Art Week at SLS South Beach showcasing a unique collection of artworks, as well as a selection of new artists from Carousel Fine Art. More than just an exhibition, this event featured a live performance from the multifaceted artist and DJ Kasseus, who created his own artwork on the spot during an immersive sound and light show. His final artwork is available for purchase on the NFT BAZL marketplace.

NFT BAZL expanded its SLS partnership hosting an exclusive collection of NFTs paired with special hotel benefits and perks at the SLS Brickell (1300 S. Miami Ave, Miami, FL) on Tuesday, November 30th, coinciding with the official start of Art Basel Miami. 

The official NFT BAZL official after-party attracted a wrap-around-the-block line of interested collectors and eventgoers to the SLS Brickell in Miami and featured the world-class documentary, NFTme, in addition to an exclusive drop of Historic Mooners from the Wall St Bulls, state-of-the-art entertainment, and technology. 

This innovative collection remained on display at the SLS Brickell during the entire Art Week and was made available for purchase directly in every hotel room.

Kicking off 12/1 thru 12/5, the SLS South Beach proudly partnered with world-renowned artist James Goldcrown for Miami Art Week 2021. His installations included a mural on the façade entrance of SLS South Beach to inaugurate the December 1st partnership,  live painting at the guest pool on December 2nd, exclusive prints for all hotel guests, and an artist in residence program from December 3rd through 5th. Sunseekers, eventgoers, and burgeoning artists flocked to the SLS South Beach to enjoy James’ unique art installations and informative one-on-one interactions. 

Guests flocked to Hyde Beach at SLS South Beach, Wednesday, December 1, to kick off Art Week for the 4th annual Sunset Rendezvous, where multiple interactive NFT displays from Demsky surrounded guests poolside, along with special live performances and sounds curated by DJ Lexi.  In addition, numerous pieces from Giuseppe Ferlito took over the Hyde Garden perfectly complimenting an exclusive sculpture from Zevi G.

Launching at Art Week 2021, Chase Sapphire cardholders received exclusive access to a bespoke lounge located at the sun-filled Guest Pool at SLS South Beach. The Sapphire Lounge featured complimentary bites and cocktails as well as live painting by SLS Resident James Goldcrown, a signed print giveaway, and a giveaway by SLS amenity collaborator Malin + Goetz. This unique cardholder activation is a reflection of the strong ties and friendship between Chase Sapphire and SLS South Beach hotel.

SLS South Beach in conjunction with the Lincoln Motor Company hosted a 4-part series of design-led discussions, “Designing Sanctuary,” on Thursday, December 2nd. Noteworthy panelists included Piero Lissoni, Ryan Tedder, and Chief Exterior Designer of Lincoln, Earl Lucas. This event coincided with the launch and recording of this web series that will explore the topic of Creating Elevated Experiences in Episode #1, diving deeper into topics such as user experience, emotional ambiance, and sensory stimulation. The discussion was moderated by Departures Magazine Home & Design Director and former Surface Magazine Editor-in-Chief, Dan Rubinstein.

On Thursday, December 2nd, Brooklyn electro-dance music duo, Sofi Tukker, took over Hyde Beach poolside nightclub (SLS SoBe) for an epic DJ set performance. Guests from all over the world flocked to this poolside venue to shake and shimmy the night away. Lucky attendees got served Grey Goose shots by Sofi herself during the performance.

On Friday, December 3rd, Vancouver-based electronic duo, Bob Moses, threw down a melodic and lyrical set at the Hyde Beach poolside nightclub (SLS SoBe). The crowd lit up when the duo dropped iconic tracks “Time And Time Again” and “The Blame.” The bass and rifts kept guests dancing well past 2 AM that morning.

On Friday, December 3rd, artists Melissa Greiner, Patti Susette, Tamara Andronik, and Sabrina Kathleen took over SAAM Lounge (SLS Brickell) for a female-focused live painting during Miami Art Week. The evening featured live painting, gallery displays, live DJ, and happy hour specials on light bites like brick oven pizza and signature cocktails from 6 to 10 pm.

Twin sister Australian electronic music duo, Alicia and Miriam Nervo, brought the beats to SLS South Beach’s poolside day club, Hyde Beach, for a booty-bumping day set Saturday, December 4. 

Maxim Magazine descended upon SLS South Beach’s Hyde Beach club for a starstudded cover launch hosted by Cover Model Cindy Kimberly on Saturday, the 4th of December. Spotted were Teyana Taylor, Larsa Pipen, Austin Mahone, Super Duper Kyle, and Cardi B with boyfriend Offset. The party featured art installations by Ryan Keeley and a surprise performance by the revered 90s RNB duo, 112!

Miami Art Week wrapped in style on Sunday night, December 5, at SAAM Lounge at SLS Brickell with Kendall Jenner hosting a VIP gathering for her award-winning 818 Tequila. Jenner was all smiles in a form-fitting midi dress, posing for photos while she played hostess, her guests sipping the hand-crafted spirit and enjoying bites including Smoked Golden Beet Tartar and Spicy Tuna & Rice Cracker “Sandwich.”Miami’s glamour set danced the night away to beats by DJ Cardi at the cozy cocktail lounge, located at 1300 S. Miami Avenue in Miami, FL.

ARC MUSIC FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FULL LINEUP

Today ARC Music Festival has announced the complete lineup for its Labor Day Weekend 2021 debut. Anticipated to be the new crown jewel of the Chicago festival season, ARC will bring a globally curated electronic lineup and immersive experience to the birthplace of house music’s Union Park.

The festival’s lineup additions boast some of the moments most in demand dance music talent. Channel Tres (DJ Set) continues his meteoric rise at the debut event following a string of huge collaborations with the likes of Tyler The Creator, Tinashe, VanJess, SG Lewis, Robyn and more. ARC’s complete lineup also welcomes leader of Detroit’s next generation and Planet-E mainstay DJ Holographic, Repopulate Mars boss Lee Foss, new school Drumcode star Layton Giordani, Elrow’s Toni Varga and crossover Ninja Tune upstart TSHA.

ARC has also revealed a fourth stage environment with the ARC Car Stage powered by The GoodBus. The GoodBus is a full length school bus that has been converted into a fully-functional mobile sound stage with a 10,000 watt speaker system. This stage announcement comes with the addition of some of Chicago’s favorite resident DJs including Alissa.Jo, Alex Kislov, Inphinity and more.

These artist additions join an already stacked lineup representing everywhere from the basement clubs of Europe, the beaches of Ibiza and Tulum, to iconic festival stages around the world. Eric Prydz will take over the city with all three of his renowned projects, making ARC the first event to host all three of his alias’ in a single weekend. Attendees will also be treated to festival sets from Eric’s namesake identity, the US festival debut of Cirez D alongside Drumcode legend Adam Beyer, as well as his progressive house alias Pryda for a sold out closing party at RADIUS available for purchase by festival-goers only.

The debut festival also welcomes modern house music icons FISHER, Patrick Topping, Seth Troxler, Hot Since 82, Camelphat, Meduza, Will Clarke, Mason Maynard and a special club set by Bob Moses, alongside the city’s own heroes Derrick Carter, Gene Farris, DJ Pierre, DJ Heather and Hiroko Yamamura. The international techno scene will be represented by Deborah de Luca, Luciano and Nicole Moudaber while ZHU brings his renowned multi-genre live performances to center stage in Chicago. ZHU will also present his BLACKLIZT project to the city for a special after party at Radius on September 4th available only for festival pass holders. For tickets, click HERE.

Renowned Spanish party outfit Elrow will make its North American multi-day festival stage takeover debut at the inaugural edition of ARC with its ‘PSYCHROWDELIC TRIP’ production. Elrow’s signature stage design, performers and hijinx have made it one of the most celebrated brands in the world, touching down for bespoke events annually in Barcelona, Ibiza, New York, London, Dubai, Miami, Las Vegas, Sydney and many more key markets.

ARC will extend far beyond the music, creating a cutting-edge experience that mirrors the culture and artistry of its host city. Attendees can expect curated production elements and art to guide them between each of four immersive stage environments. The event will also act as a showcase of Chicago’s culinary prowess, offering an elevated and distinctly local event. These efforts will be led by the newly formed Auris Presents and Loud Crowd teams who bring collective decades of professionalism from their independent endeavors at Paradigm Presents, and more. ARC fans will also be treated to intimate after parties across Auris and ARC partner venues RADIUS, PRYSM and Concord Music Hall with others to be announced.

It is with brighter days ahead that ARC charts a path forward for dance music’s diverse creeds, offering a much needed flagship for Chicago and a new marquee date on the international festival calendar.

General tickets and VIP packages are on sale now HERE.

ARC Music Festival Complete:

Adam Beyer × Cirez D

Bob Moses (Club Set)

Camelphat

Channel Tres (DJ Set)

Cristoph

Deborah de Luca

Derrick Carter

DJ Heather

DJ Holographic

DJ Pierre

Eli & Fur

Eric Prydz

FISHER

Gene Farris

Hiroko Yamamura

Hot Since 82

Idriss D

Layton Giordani

Lee Foss

Luciano

Luttrell

Mason Maynard

Mathame

Meduza

Nicole Moudaber

Patrick Topping

Seth Troxler

Steve Gerard

The Martinez Brother

Toni Varga

TSHA

Will Clarke

ZHU

Bob Moses illustration by Heather Skovlund for 360 Magazine

Bob Moses

Los Angeles Tourism Invites Visitors to #StartYourComeback, Partners with Cercle for a Livestream Set Featuring Bob Moses from the Iconic Griffith Observatory

The “magic hour” timed show happens March 22 and will be available worldwide on Facebook Live and Twitch

Los Angeles is starting its comeback, having moved to the state’s less restrictive red tier which allows the safe reopening of museums, indoor dining, theme parks, and outdoor live events including spectator sports, with appropriate capacity controls and safety protocols. Now, the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board is inspiring lovers of L.A. to start their comeback, whenever they are ready, in a new partnership certain to stir wanderlust. To keep Los Angeles top of mind with visitors sonically and visually, Los Angeles Tourism has partnered with Cercle, known for their jaw-dropping musical live streams from UNESCO World Heritage sites and other cultural icons across the globe. L.A.-based, Grammy-winning electronic duo Bob Moses will perform a live stream, sunset set from the iconic Griffith Observatory on Monday, March 22, beginning at 6:00 p.m. PST. While there will be no audience present, the show is viewable on screens worldwide via Cercle’s Facebook LiveTwitch, and Oculus.

The collaboration kicks off Los Angeles Tourism’s new multi-month, phased effort to inspire visitors to #StartYourComeback. To help plan a future vacation, Los Angeles Tourism has aggregated more than 100 special offers from hotels, restaurants and more, available here.

“Through our partnership with Cercle, we’re inviting people to come back to a sense of wonder, to come back to a spirit of possibility. We have the opportunity to inspire with a dazzling magic hour, our iconic Griffith Observatory and the twinkling lights of the city’s skyline, all the while reminding visitors that L.A. is starting its comeback and we look forward to welcoming them back to L.A. when they are ready,” said Don Skeoch, Los Angeles Tourism’s Chief Marketing Officer.

“We call Los Angeles home, and we’re honored to bring L.A. to the world through this partnership with Cercle, which allows us to perform at the iconic Griffith Observatory during sunset. We’re ready for a magical show,” stated Tom Howie and Jimmy Vallance of Bob Moses.

Derek Barbolla, Founder and CEO of Cercle added, “We’ve dreamt of hosting a show in Los Angeles at the Griffith Observatory for years now, and it’s incredibly special that this will soon become a reality. We know our fans will love seeing L.A. through our lens and will want to get back to L.A. – or discover it for the first time – after the show. We’re happy to safely bring a taste of the city to Cercle fans around the world.”

To learn more, visit @discoverla on TwitterInstagram, or Facebook. Visitors are encouraged to #TravelResponsibly and follow all guidance from Los Angeles County Public Health.

ZHU – Risky Business

Today, Astralwerks released ZHU’s new single, Risky Business. At once ominous and mesmerizing, the track unfolds by turns languid and propulsive but always with an underlying tension. ZHUߣs hushed vocals lure the listener to “risk it all” and enter into the dark, enticing world of the unknown. Download / stream Risky Business HERE.

Filmed in Los Angeles, the official video appears to be a piece of jumpy surveillance footage from an experiment known as Project 20201. The camera captures the provocative activities of a series of unknown subjects who frequent a bedroom. After a fade to black and a flip to black and white film, the surveillance continues. The subjects are gone and a team of fixers, clad in hazmat suits, descend on the location to remove any evidence of what transpired. Watch for ZHU’s appearance in the final frames, his role as mysterious as Project 20201 itself. ZHU directed the official video alongside Joey Vitalari. Kristin Schaefer produced. View Risky Business HERE.

To accompany the release of Risky Business, ZHU has launched new merchandise collection, inspired by the video. Offerings include an unreleased content hard drive, a hazmat suit, an evidence bag, safety glasses, a duffle bag and a variety of attire, including an orange faux fur coat. All items are available by chance in mystery bags. Browse the collection, which will be available for a limited time, HERE.

Last night, ZHU premiered Risky Business during the second installment of CLUB ZHUM, a livestream from the risky epicenter of the world of the Zhudio. During his set, he incorporated some of the Risky Business merchandise. Earlier in the week, he celebrated the second anniversary of the release of Ringos Desert with the release of limited-edition vinyl and associated merchandise in his store.

The artwork for the single features a series of stills from the video, shot by Joey Vitalari. Risky Business follows ZHU’s recent collaborations with Kito (Follow ft. Jeremih), Tinashe (ONLY), partywithray (CAME FOR THE LOW) and Bob Moses (Desire). EDM.com said, “ZHU has continuously impressed throughout 2020”; and noted, “catchy club anthem (Follow) is set to fill playlists around the globe with its snappy percussion, striking piano chords, and flawless vocal contribution from Jeremih.” Praising the dance floor burner, YourEDM said, “We couldn’t dream up a better collaborative trio.” ZHU’s recent performances have included Inside Lands, the virtual festival presented by Outside Lands, and Virtual Lollapalooza 2020. ZHU has also recently launched partnerships with Luminosity Gaming and Leica.

COACHELLA 2019

Coachella returns to the Empire Polo Club in Indio, CA for two weekends set for April 12th  14th and April 19th 21st. Childish Gambino, Tame Impala and Ariana Grande will headline both weekends. (Full lineup as of January 2nd below).
Passes for Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival go on sale Friday, January 4 at 11 AM PT at coachella.com, while supplies last. All taxes, shipping and fees are included in listed pass prices.