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Lane 8 – No Captain feat. Poliça

Denver-based artist Lane 8, aka Daniel Goldstein, announces his second artist album ‘Little By Little’ alongside first single ‘No Captain feat. POLIÇA’’ and an extensive 35-date global headline tour. Released Jan 19, 2018,‘Little By Little’ distills Lane 8’s unique flair for melodic and eloquently-textured productions that are both classy and quirky, traversing reflective electronica, instrumental club epics and leftfield pop moments alike.

With the album slated to release on his own This Never Happened imprint, Lane 8 has also shared the lead single ’No Captain’, a dreamy voyage featuring the distinctive tones of Channy Leaneagh of POLIÇA. Standout vocal stylings continue throughout the LP from the likes of Australian talent Fractures and British singer/songwriter J.F. July.

Beloved by his growing and unwaveringly devout fanbase, Lane 8 has been responsible for one of dance music’s most unique word-of-mouth success stories in the past 18 months; specifically his no-phones, no-filming event concept This Never Happened. Following a success, sell out North America tour last fall and a recent series of sold-out Summer Gathering Daytime parties in San Francisco, New York and Colorado, Lane 8 has now also announced an extensive 35 date global headline tour to accompany the album – taking in North America, Australia and Europe.

This 10-track collection represents the full arc of Lane 8’s melodic, uniquely crafted sound. ‘Little By Little’ is weaved together with the mastery that Lane 8 fans have come to love across his catalogue. Each track plays its specific role and diverse feeling resulting in a whole that demands and rewards repeat listens – uncovering new passages of sound with each one.

Since bursting on the scene with a string of hit singles like Midnight, Fingerprint and a massive remix of RÜFÜS DU SOL’s Innerbloom, Lane 8’s journey has been one of consistent progression and growth. With vision and patience Lane 8 has crafted his own world ripe for exploration; track by track, ‘Little By Little’.

Pre-order ‘Little By Little’ on CD/Vinyl/iTunes: www.this-never-happened.com/littlebylittle

Lane 8 & Kidnap Kid – Aba

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Kidnap Kid has joined forces with Lane 8 to release on Anjunabeats. It’s pretty special for the both of them as they started on the track in 2014 and have really built up a solid friendship. Even when the track was still in the demo stage it was heavily requested in their sets and their fans have been asking what it is for some time.

Lane 8 & Kidnap Kid ‘Aba’ out now on Anjunabeats. Get it here.

Icarus – Home feat. Aurora (Lane 8 Remix)

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Anjunadeep mainstay Lane 8 delivers another stellar remix. Icarus’ “Home” featuring the ethereal vocals of Norwegian dream-pop artist Aurora is flipped into a melodic house gem, a perfect score for the summer of 2016.

The first few months of 2016 have been an extremely productive time in the studio for me. after an exhausting year of the most intense touring i’ve ever done, i came home with a lot of new ideas and inspiration and finally had the time to sit and write and translate all the energy i had into actual music. i’m really proud of everything that came out of those sessions, and i can’t wait for you guys to hear it all. today, i’m really happy to share one of those new pieces, a remix I made for Icarus and AURORA’s beautiful song ‘Home’“. – Lane 8

Lane 8 – Rise (Live & In Session)

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Selling out shows from Los Angeles to London, Daniel Goldstein aka Lane 8 marked himself out as one of electronic music’s rising stars in 2015 with the release of his acclaimed debut album ‘Rise’ on Anjunadeep. Highly praised by The New York Times, Hype Machine, Mixmag, The Fader and The Metro, and supported by global tastemakers Annie Mac, Jason Bentley and Pete Tong, Lane 8’s diverse sound connected with audiences across the board.

Casting new light on the songs and musicality at its heart, ‘Rise (Live & In Session)’ collates live and session recordings of five tracks from the album, recorded with collaborators Solomon Grey and Lulu James and featuring live keys and arrangement from Daniel himself.

Album opener ‘Loving You’ appears as an ‘In Session’ performance with original vocalist and Jon Hopkins collaborator Lulu James.

Long-time collaborators Solomon Grey return on ‘Diamonds’ and ‘Hot As You Want’, taken from the popular ‘In Session’ videos debuted last year, originally premiered by Fact Magazine.

Closing the EP is a recorded live rendition of ‘Hot As You Want’ and a Solomon Grey-sung live cover of ‘Loving You’, both taken from an intimate Lane 8 live show at Peckham Liberal Club in London.

TRACKLIST
1. Loving You (In Session with Lulu James)
2. Hot As You Want (In Session with Solomon Grey)
3. Diamonds (In Session with Solomon Grey)
4. Hot As You Want (Live with Solomon Grey)
5. Loving You (Live Cover with Solomon Grey)

Lane 8 – Midnight

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Here’s the title track of Lane 8’s upcoming Suara EP, called “Midnight”.

Although Daniel Goldstein has been releasing most of his music on Anjunadeep thus far, he’s moving towards a more instrumental, clubby sound in his productions as of late and as such, his new EP is landing on Coyu’s Suara.

The title track is a long instrumental based around a very simple piano sequence. He first started jamming around with this idea back in March 2015 and fine-tuned it over the rest of last year. Out on January 18.

In case you missed it, check out Lane 8’s winter 2015 mixtape here.

No 30-21: Top Albums of 2015

30. Thodoris Triantafillou – Trilogy
29. George FitzGerald – Fading Love
28. Coma – This Side Of Paradise
27. Fritz Kalkbrenner – Ways Over Water
26. 2econd Class Citizen – A Hall of Mirrors

25. Maya Jane Coles’ Nocturnal Sunshine
24. Lauer – Borndom
23. Lane 8 – Rise
22. Jori Hulkkonen – Oh But I Am
21. Leftfield – Alternative Light Source

Spotify blogovision 2015 playlist

Solomon Grey – Miradors (Lane 8 Remix)

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Here’s a great deep remix of Solomon Grey’s The Miradors by Lane 8, which was premiered at ABGT15 in Sydney opening Lane 8’s arena set (watch here). The remix is taken from the new 3D1T EP, which features a collection of remixes of Solomon Grey’s recent ‘Selected Features EP’.

Listen to the EP on Spotify: http://po.st/SG3D1TSpSoc
iTunes: http://po.st/SG3D1TSociT

To celebrate the release of the EP Solomon Grey are playing a live show, their final live show of 2015, at London Fields Brewery on Wednesday 11th November (link).

The 3D1T EP is released ahead of Solomon Grey’s long awaited debut LP out in Feb 2016.

Maribou State – Wallflower (Lane 8 Remix)

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UK duo Chris Davids and Liam Ivory aka Maribou State released their debut album ‘Portraits’ earlier this summer to widespread international acclaim. Also fresh from a debut album is Anjunadeep’s Daniel Goldstein, better known as Lane 8, whose own album ‘Rise’ was “packed full of beautiful melodies and left-field pop moments” (Mixmag).

After hearing and falling in love with ‘Wallflower’, Daniel got in touch with Maribou State and asked to remix it – and here we present the result, a rolling dancefloor juggernaut layered with anthemic vocals, mournful strings and rumbling brass, rounded off with a huge low end groove.

Walking Shapes – In The Wake (Lane 8 Remix)

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Acclaimed producer Lane 8, who has just released his new album Rise via Anjunadeep, has remixed track “In The Wake” by New York indie-rock five-piece, Walking Shapes. A poolside disco groover, Lane 8 graces his signature sparkle on the driving original creating a slow-building summer jam that is well worth the final payoff. Listen to the remix below and click here to buy on iTunes.

The original “In The Wake” is taken from the Walking Shapes’s debut album Taka Come On, out now via No Shame | Mishu Music. The Lane 8 remix comes ahead of a further three excellent remixes of Walking Shapes track “Feel Good”, reworked by Jonas LR, FRZN and Z A N D A, which will be released on July 31.

Walking Shapes released the deluxe edition of their debut album Taka Come On earlier this year, recorded with producer Gus Oberg (The Strokes, Ryan Adams, Willie Nelson). Walking Shapes is the living and breathing result of a creative environment centered in a house on Kingsland Avenue in Brooklyn owned by visual artist Joseph Grazi. “People show up and hang out until five in the morning and that energy has swirled into our scene and core group of friends,” says violinist Jesse Kotansky. The band carries forward that kind of collective energy, injecting the spirit of the city’s noises and the souls of its people into their songs, with the resulting frenetic charge and emotional waves feeding back the sound of the city that never sleeps. Walking Shapes are comprised of Nathaniel Hoho (vocals, guitar), Jesse Kotansky (guitar, violin, vocals), Jake Generalli (keys, vocals), Dan Krysa (bass, vocals) and Christopher Heinz (drums).

Lane 8 – Undercover / Loving You

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Ahead of his forthcoming debut artist album ‘Rise’, Anjunadeep’s Lane 8 has premiered his collaboration with underground hero Matthew Dear (Ghostly International), entitled ‘Undercover’. Known to techno fans under his legendary Audion guise, musical polymath Matthew Dear here brings his distinctive vocal touch to this dreamy, leftfield pop number.

‘Loving You’ featuring Lulu James is the first track of the album and can also be streamed below.

Featuring collaborations with Lulu James, Solomon Grey and Patrick Baker, and including the singles ‘Diamonds’, ‘Hot As You Want’ and ‘Ghost’, Lane 8’s diverse debut album ‘Rise’ will be released on Anjunadeep on 17 July.