January 27th, 2023 — Monstercat Silk veteran Shingo Nakamura returned to the label today with his nostalgic melodic house single, “Come Closer.” Reminiscent of his classic instrumental tracks, the new record combines those signature stylings with stunning piano melodies that his core fans have long asked for. The dreamy arpeggios echo with his profound atmospheric elements that have cemented him as Japan’s leading melodic house producer. The single marks an exciting new beginning for Shingo as a full-time musician, leaving his day job behind to fuel his passion.
Stream – https://listen.monstercatmusic.com/comecloser-5q1x
Shingo Nakamura shares, “I hope you enjoy the combination of the soft piano melody and the track. I had received many such requests from fans who had been listening to my music since around 2011.”
One of Monstercat Silk’s leading visionaries, Shingo Nakamura has carved a globally momentous path for over a decade with his distinctly euphoric soundscapes. Multiple records from his collection have reached #1 on Sirius XM Chill, and continue to garner the prestigious likes of Above & Beyond, Armin van Buuren, BT, and more progressive and trance heavyweights. Last year, he made his ADE debut at Monstercat’s Silk Showcase in October, with plans to embark on his largest tour to date this year. Look out for more new music and live performances overseas that are soon to be announced.
Shingo Nakamura Bio
Shingo Nakamura is a Tokyo-based producer and DJ. Hailing from Ibaraki, Japan, Shingo is especially known for a progressive house style that blends deep and lyrical sounds with classical piano. Growing his footprint beyond a dedicated fan base in Asia, he has performed sold-out shows at regarded venues in the US, including San Francisco’s beloved Audio SF and New York’s National Underground. Shingo’s debut album, ‘Sapporo’ (Monstercat Silk), reached #1 on Beatport’s Progressive House Chart, followed by his second album, ‘Days’ (Otographic Music) which reached the top of Beatport’s Progressive House and Trance Charts. His discography also boasts records with tastemakers like Jody Wisternoff and James Grant on the prolific Anjunadeep imprint.
Shingo’s highly-anticipated 2021 album, ‘Glow’ (Monstercat Silk), received widespread acclaim with multiple singles peaking at #1 on SiriusXM Chill, followed by album-themed guest mixes on world-famous radio shows, “A State of Trance” and “Group Therapy.” Shortly after, Shingo performed a continuous live mix of ‘Glow’ on a boat in Tokyo Bay, which has since received over 330k views on YouTube. The album’s sweeping success caught the attention of Grammy-nominated producer and composer BT, who contributed an official remix of Shingo’s single, “Darling Midnight,” to his ‘Glow (The Remixes)’ EPs. Fellow Monstercat Silk artists and talented producers, including Julian Gray, Matt Fax, and Meeting Molly, also delivered stunning reworks on each package. Nearing 200k monthly listeners on Spotify, Shingo has cemented himself as one of the world’s leading talents in the melodic and progressive house space. Further proof of his respected artistry across the music industry, Shingo was recently selected to help launch Spotify’s new ‘DJ Mixes’ global initiative.
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