Vicetone Delivers Brand New EP “Elements”
Vicetone has unveiled their highly anticipated EP Elements. Elements include two recent singles “Fences” feat. Matt Wertz and “Something Strange” with platinum selling artist Haley Reinhart. February 22nd on Monstercat, Elements will feature two unreleased tracks “Home” and “Feels Like” feat. LAUR.
With Elements serving as the follow up to 2016’s Aurora, the EP features more live instrumentalization than ever before that illustrate sonic depth from the progressive house duo. Victor adds:
“This is the first thing we’ve done where we’re playing guitar, and it lets us get so many sounds we’d never be able to get through sampling.”
Elements open up with the title track “Something Strange,” an uplifting tune with smooth piano melodies. Haley Reinhart takes the lead with a soulful vocal talent lead on “Something Strange.” As the first single released from the EP, “Something Strange” has shown enormous success breaking into top 40. Taking complete control of Dance Charts has helped the ranking as the most played track on SIRIUSXM Venus. Also amassing about 1 million views on Youtube and 3 million streams on Spotify to date.
Vicetone experiments with delicate guitar notes on next the next single “Fences.” Accompanied by the smooth vocal talents of Matt Wertz. While the single features jangly tambourine rhythms and more upbeat tones, the theme of the unique touches on a severe and melancholic topic. Victor states:
“Fences” is about someone trying to help his girlfriend out of a depression—it’s meant to have a motivational feeling to it.“
In contrast, “Home” captures a sweet nostalgia for childhood with an atmospheric tone and shimmering textures. Rounding off the EP with the single “Feels Like,” Vicetone fully embrace their progressive-house roots, turning out a transcendent club anthem woven with the hypnotic vocals of singer/songwriter LAUR.
Vicetone has successfully amassed over 42 million Spotify streams on hits like “Nevada.” Somehow the crew manages to retain their distinct brand of emotionally charged dance music while also adding a fresh 2019 twist. Raised in the Dutch city of Groningen, Ruben and Victor began exploring their passion for dance music back in high school. The two longtime friends would spend hours making mixes of mutually beloved producers. Favorites such as Armin van Buuren, Paul van Dyk, and Eric Prydz.
Since their debut with Harmony, Vicetone began landing gigs around Europe and soon took on a relentless world tour schedule. Infinitely exhilarating live shows to massive festivals across the globe, including Ultra Miami and Ultra Croatia. Also, they’ve graced the stage at iconic venues like Hanoi Opera House. Performances have brought them throughout China, Vietnam, Thailand, Japan, and South Korea. The release of Elements solidifies the Dutch duo’s reputation. Representing them as one of dance music’s most innovative producers and is out on February 22nd.
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