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Gemini returns with “Mercury EP” and launches North American Tour

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , on November 7, 2012 by dk

Gemini aka Thomas Slinger, the 22-year-old producer, singer songwriter returns on November 12 with the “Mercury EP” on his own label Inspected Records, which has pioneered the rise of underground artists such as KOAN Sound and Zeds Dead.

Between amassing well over 20 million views across YouTube, completing a 33 date US and Canada tour and remixing the likes of Lana Del ReyEmeli Sandéand Ed SheeranGemini’s built up an incredible following over the last year. First came, Freedom, a heavy-hitting euphoric club anthem supported by the likes ofTiësto and Axwell, with over 100,000 views on UKF’s YouTube Channel in one week, introducing this EP with a bang. Next up is 3D Romeo, featuring vocals from the exceptional Fabienne that was premiered as Zane Lowe’s Hottest Record In The World on Radio 1. 3D Romeo is available to buy on Beatport now.

Rounding out the EP are three brand new productions that showcase the full breadth and depth of Gemini’s talents in his multiple roles as producer, songwriter and singer. From the emotive dance floor drive of Robots to the deeper, more poignant posture of “Losing My Way” and the pulsing drums and soaring synths of EP closer Second Law, “Mercury EP” is simply massive.

 Gemini will support the release with a two-week tour of the USA and Canada that culminates with a coveted slot on UKF’s big USA launch party in New York City on December 1

Mercury EP is available on Beatport from November 19 and then on iTunesbeginning December 2.

Mercury EP Tracklist:

1.      Robots

2.      3D Romeo (Feat. Fabienne)

3.      Freedom

4.      Losing My Way

5.      Second Law

Gemini USA Tour Dates

November 15 – Voyeur – San Diego, CA

November 16 – Terminal West – Atlanta, GA

November 17 – Larimer Lounge – Denver, CO

November 18 – Fortune Sound Club – Vancouver, BC

November 21 – Wrongbar – Toronto, ON

November 22 – Ten Nightclub – Calgary, AB

November 23 – Palace – Halifax, NS

November 24 – Lockhardt Stadium – Ft. Lauderdale, FL

November 30 – Echo – Washington, DC

December 1 – Hammerstein Ballroom – New York, NY  (UKF Party)



Nero -Promises New @ NR.1 UK

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 15, 2011 by dk

Can you believe this?!!!After two years at our charts now Hits Top of the Pops

More on Nero’s Debut LP ‘Welcome Reality’ + Summer Tour Dates HERE

Nero – Promises (Official Video)

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 11, 2011 by dk

The official video for Nero’s forthcoming single, “Promises”, out 7th August 2011

Taken from the debut album “Welcome Reality“, out 15th August 2011
Pre-order the album from HMV:

Nero – Promises (preview)

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 28, 2011 by dk

Nero’s brand new single “Promises”, from the forthcoming album “Welcome Reality” on MTA Records. Featured on Zane Lowe’s BBC Radio 1 show as Hottest Record in The World.
Release Date: 24th July 2011

Nero Announce US Debut LP ‘Welcome Reality’ on August 15th & Summer Tour Dates

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 27, 2011 by dk




.. “Nero seem to be ecstatically horsewhipping Justice with their own ironic leather jackets“. Charles Aaron, Spin

Glorious, splinter-thin moments when a sound is both free to do whatever it wants and still functioning as a new power source…”
– Sasha Frere-Jones, New Yorker


My Eyes
Fugue State
Me And You
In The Way
Crush on You
Must Be The Feeling
Reaching Out
Nero; Daniel Stephens and Joe Ray, the remixers du jour, and now one of the biggest names in both dubstep and drum and bass, are set to release their highly anticipated debut album Welcome Reality on August 15th worldwide through Chase and Status’ label MTA /Mercury. Welcome Reality will feature the global smash ‘Me and You’, Nero’s most recent hit single ‘Guilt’ and forthcoming single ‘Promises’.

In anticipation of the US release Nero have officially announced summer U.S. Tour dates which takes them through the fall. Highlights include plays at Camp Bisco, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, and a highly anticipated stint with Identity Festival alongside Pretty Lights, DJ Shadow, The Crystal Method and Skrillex (who’s remix of Promises hit #1 on the Hype Machine last week.

Skrillex Remix of Nero’s “Promises” LISTEN HERE
Tour dates are below.

‘Guilt’, recently featured on NPR’s All Things Considered charted at number 8 last month while ‘Me and You’ charted at number 15 and was the most played record on Radio 1 for three weeks in a row. Nero have been featured on the BBC’s Sound of 2011 music poll and various other influential tips for 2011 lists.

Nero are booked for an intensive run of all major UK music festivals including Glastonbury and Wireless and have also been invited by the man himself Tinie Tempah to support him on his Autumn arena tour.

Nero have recently teamed up with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Joe Duddell (the composer behind Elbow & the Halle for 2009 Manchester International Festival) to perform a new commissioned piece titled ‘Dubstep Symphony’. The unprecedented collaboration received a record-breaking simulcast live from 7pm across BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 1Xtra and co-hosted by Zane Lowe and MistaJam.

2010 found Nero winnning Beatport Awards for Best Dubstep Act and Best Dubstep track for “Act Like you Know,” and receiving nominations for BBC’s Sound of 2011, XFM’s Sound of 2011, and Music Week’s Top 15. All signs point to the fact that 2011 is shaping up to be just as exciting, with their debut album Welcome Reality.


7/8/2011 – Revolution – Fort Lauderdale, FL
7/9/2011 – Indian Lookout Country Club – Mariaville, NY
7/15/2011 – Red Rocks Amphitheater – Morrison, CO
7/16/2011 – Flames Central – Calgary, AB
7/20/2011 – Spirit Bar – Nelson, BC
7/21/2011 – Bank Ultra Lounge – Grand Prix Tent – Edmonton, AB
7/22/2011 – Flashback’s Nite Club – Kelowna, BC
7/23/2011 – The Phoenix Nightclub – Toronto, ON
8/6/2011 – HARD Summer Festival – Los Angeles, CA
8/11/2011 – Verizon Wireless Music Center – Noblesville, IN
8/12/2011 – DTE Energy Music Theatre – Clarkston, MI
8/13/2011 – First Niagara Pavilion – Burgettstown, PA
8/14/2011 – PNC Bank Arts Center – Holmdel, NJ
8/16/2011 – Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre – Charlotte, NC
8/18/2011 – Jiffy Lube Live – Bristow, VA
8/19/2011 – Susquehanna Bank Center – Camden, NJ
8/20/2011 – Comcast Center For the Performing Arts – ansfield, MA
8/21/2011 – Nikon at Jones Beach Theater – Wantagh, NY
8/23/2011 – Lakewood Amphitheatre – Atlanta, GA
8/30/2011 – The Pavilion – Albuquerque, NM
9/2/2011 – Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre – Chula Vista, CA
9/3/201 – Shoreline Amphitheatre – Mountain View, CA
9/5/2011 – Las Vegas – Las Vegas, NV
9/10/2011 – The Gorge Amphitheater – Quincy, WA

You can pre-order the album here