Two pioneering artists join forces for mind-bending results on this eclectic new single
Innovative producer Apashe unveils his latest genre-bending gem with new single ‘Gasoline’ featuring Delhi hip-hop star RAGA, out on 28th April.
‘Gasoline’ is a futuristic mix of industrial synths, brooding strings and India-inspired rhythms, with Apashe’s production matched only by the intensity of RAGA’s acerbic flow. RAGA’s evocative writing topped with sublime metaphors in Hindi describes his unprecedented infatuation with a fearless, strong woman. Apashe takes it a notch higher with his timeless composition inspired by India’s vibrant culture, resulting in a work of creative brilliance that’s bound to make you rewind in a heartbeat.
Accompanying the single release, ‘Gasoline’ also comes with a cinematic music video that spans stunning locations across the desert and urban landscapes of India.
The single offers an early taste of Apashe’s upcoming album, which is set to feature crossover influences of classical music with recordings of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, and collaborations with a number of high-profile artists.
Apashe, the Belgian-born artist now based in Canada, is known for his genre-bending approach to electronic music. He combines the purity of his symphonic orchestral compositions with the rawness of electronic music and hints of hip-hop and bass, creating a unique majestic sound that has gained over a billion streams. In addition to his music, his high-energy live performances feature live instrumentation and stunning visual effects, he has performed at Tomorrowland, Lollapalooza, Coachella and every major festival in between.
With each project Apashe continues to push sonic boundaries. His music has been featured in high profile films, trailers, fashion, TV shows, and video games like John Wick, Yves Saint Laurent, Apple, Amazon’s The Boys, HBO, Netflix, Marvel, Fast & Furious and more. He has also collaborated with a diverse range of artists including Tech N9ne, Lubalin, Wasiu, Geoffroy, Alina Pash, and more. With a growing fanbase and a reputation for innovation, Apashe is poised to become one of the most exciting and influential producers in electronic music.
Featuring on ‘Gasoline’, RAGA is one of the first artists to break out from Delhi’s underground Hip-Hop scene with his hit ‘Rap ka Mausam’ when he was signed to Sony Music India‘s Artisttaan. Known for his distinct voice texture, he has a cult following in the Hindi-speaking belt of the country. While his music is a mix of underground Hip-Hop and commercial-leaning sounds, a majority of his writing is inspired by the social issues and the drug abuse he saw in his neighborhood growing up. Raga’s most recent hit ‘Kaleshi Chori’ has been in India’s Top 100 for over 15 weeks with over 36 million streams on Spotify alone. He also won the Clef Music Award for Best Lyricist (Rap) for 2022.
A red-hot collaboration between two genre-bending artists, ‘Gasoline’ erupts in a blaze of creativity. The results are explosive: an awe-inspiring and totally unique single from Apashe and RAGA.
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