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Nero -Promises New @ NR.1 UK

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 15, 2011 by E.N.

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)

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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: http://zaphod.uk.vvhp.net/v-v/110707151257

Nero – Promises (preview)

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 28, 2011 by E.N.

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 E.N.

THE DEBUT ALBUM ‘WELCOME REALITY’

RELEASED AUGUST 15 WORLDWIDE
MTA/MERCURY RECORDS

NERO TOURS THE US THIS SUMMER
INCLUDING IDENTITY TOUR AND OTHER DATES ANNOUNCED

.. “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

WELCOME REALITY – TRACKLISTING:

2808
Doomsday
My Eyes
Guilt
Fugue State
Me And You
Innocence
In The Way
Scorpions
Crush on You
Must Be The Feeling
Reaching Out
Promises
Departure
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.

NERO US TOUR DATES:

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

www.thisisnero.com
www.mtarecords.co.uk

Holy Ghost! Release “Wait & See” Remix EP, Join Identity Festival Lineup! (+FREE Download)

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , , on May 10, 2011 by E.N.

Holy Ghost! Release “Wait & See” Remix EP,
Join Identity Festival This Summer!

Holy Ghost! Available Now Everywhere
 
Wait & See Remix EP Out Today via DFA Records
 
Download of CFCF’s “Wait & See” Remix HERE!

Watch the “Wait & See” Video
Starring Their Dads
HERE!

Today sees the DFA release of the Wait & See Remix EP from Holy Ghost!, featuring remixes by Moby, CFCF, Flight Facilities, Kris Menace and Richard X.  The band is also excited to announce their involvement in this summer’s first Identity Festival, an electronic touring festival that will touch down at outdoor amphitheaters from coast to coast. The band will join artists such as Pretty Lights, Rusko, Disco Biscuits, Skrillex, DJ Shadow, The Crystal Method, and many, many more on the tour! Check below to see which cities the Identity Festival will be touching down in this summer.
 
There are certain songs that are so very good, that the only singular word that accurately describes them is “satisfying.” “Wait & See” is one of those: an aural pleasure that scratches an itch and hits the spot so precisely, it almost feels like self-denial not to listen on repeat. On Holy Ghost!’s latest EP, the absurdly catchy single from their self-titled 2011 debut gets a makeover from five of dance music’s titans: CFCF, Flight Facilities, Moby, Kris Menace and Richard X. And while this batch of remixes finds the artists behind each track steering in new directions, each finds a way to capitalize on the irresistible danceability of the original.
 
In Moby’s case, that process begins with a newly included guitar riff, an ominous synth and a hint of the familiar keyboard line; the song lies in wait before being overtaken by intense, swelling synthesized strings and percussion that hits like a kick. Australia’s Flight Facilities pump up the rhythm and energy, resting everything on a disco-funk bassline so flawless in both its selection and placement, it feels like perfection. CFCF start with a more fluid, laidback feel- think lazing synths and crowd-rousing drums, and then insert deep electro bass alongside the circular, swimming keys.
 
Richard X takes a synth heavy turn, delivering a remix that feels like very essential (electro)pop. Producer Kris Menace’s Vocal Re-interpretation boils the vocals down to the party essentials, cutting straight to the hooky chorus and keeping all four beats squarely on the floor. And his straightforward redux snips even deeper, offering a voiceless instrumental to keep the night going.
 
DFA presents both a vinyl and digital version of this very necessary EP for dance music fans. The physical release contains the Holy Ghost! original, Kris Menace’s Vocal Re-Interpretation, and remixes from CFCF and Richard X. Included in the digital release are all of the aforementioned tracks, as well as contributions from Moby, Flight Facilities and Menace’s instrumental remix.

Daft Punk’s “TRON: Legacy Reconfigured” On Walt Disney Records,April 5

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 18, 2011 by E.N.

TRON: LEGACY RECONFIGURED TO FEATURE REMIXES OF THE
ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK BY ACCLAIMED DANCE AND ELECTRONIC MUSIC PRODUCERS INCLUDING
MOBY, THE CRYSTAL METHOD AND BOYS NOIZE

On April 5, Walt Disney Records will release TRON: Legacy RECONFIGURED, featuring remixes of selections from the original motion picture soundtrack. The 15-track album was produced by Mitchell Leib, President of Music and Soundtracks for the Walt Disney Studios and Jason Bentley, “TRON: Legacy” Music Supervisor.

TRON: Legacy RECONFIGURED is an eclectic mix of acclaimed DJs, remixers and producers from all points of the globe with their own fresh take on select tracks from the original film score, composed by Daft Punk.   Highlights on the album include multi-platinum artist Moby with “The Son of Flynn”; “The Grid” by platinum-selling electronic music duo The Crystal Method (Ken Jordan and Scott Kirkland); and “End of Line” by award-winning German electronic music producer and DJ, Boys Noize (Alexander Ridha).  Another highlight on the album is “Fall” which features a collaboration between electronic/dream pop act M83 and Jonathan Bates’ Big Black Delta.

From the album’s liner notes, Bentley says: “RECONFIGURED now brings the music full circle, assembling some of the leading producers of Dance and Electronic music today to, in the words of Zuse, ‘Change the scheme, alter the mood…electrify the boys and girls.’ The results are a thrilling collection of biodigital jazz for disco denizens worldwide that pays homage to Daft Punk’s own legacy through the modern art of the remix.”
 
Leib adds: “This is the most natural and respectful extension of our TRON soundtrack legacy and one which embraces the electronica club roots of its artistic invention.  Now the entire world can dance to the sounds of THE GRID. ”
 
The RECONFIGURED track list follows:

1. The Glitch Mob – “Derezzed”
2.  M83 VS Big Black Delta – “Fall”
3.  The Crystal Method – “The Grid”
4.  Teddybears – “Adagio for TRON”
5.   Ki:Theory – “The Son of Flynn”
6.  Paul Oakenfold – “C.L.U.”
7.  Moby – “The Son of Flynn”
8.  Boys Noize – “End of Line” (Boys Noize Remix)
9.  Kaskade – “Rinzler”
10.  Com Truise – “Encom Part 2”
11.  Photek – “End of Line”
12.  The Japanese Popstars – “Arena”
13.  Avicii – “Derezzed”
14.  Pretty Lights – “Solar Sailer”
15.  Sander Kleinenberg – “TRON Legacy (End Titles)”

For the ultimate TRON experience, visit tronsoundtrack.com where fans can discover “Easter Eggs” of music and order the TRON: Legacy RECONFIGURED CD. The site offers a completely unique fanpack including the TRON: Legacy Blu-Ray or DVD, TRON Betrayal: An Original Graphic Novel Prequel To TRON: Legacy, an exclusive glow-in-the-dark TRON: Legacy/Daft Punk poster and an exclusive digital EP of previously unreleased alternate takes and score cues from the film. 

For additional information on the album, please visit tronlegacymusic.com.

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