Japanese Melodic House Tastemaker Shingo Nakamura Returns with New Inspiring Single “Falling Off” on Monstercat

Japan’s leading melodic house producer, Shingo Nakamura, made his anticipated return to Monstercat today with the new atmospheric offering, “Falling Off.” Inspired to create a song that would combat mental distress and depression, he looked to the genre’s uplifting sounds of the 2000s, citing foundational classics that take shape in his piano chords and bright melodies.

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Shingo Nakamura shares, “This release was inspired by mental pain, depressed moods, and the positive thinking that confronts them. I hope “Falling Off” helps listeners feel relaxed or energized.

After signing with Silk over a decade ago, Shingo has become one of the brand’s leading artists with multiple SiriusXM Chill records reaching #1 and recent guest mixes on ‘A State of Trance’ and ‘Group Therapy’ radio shows. Last year, Grammy-nominated producer and composer BT remixed Shingo’s album single, “Darling Midnight,” and he was one of a handful of artists chosen to launch Spotify’s inaugural ‘DJ Mixes’, alongside Adam Beyer, Noisia, and others. “Falling Off” follows his spring cut, “Focus” which earned massive support from household progressive and trance producers, further demonstrating his global impact.

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. Boasting over 100k 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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