On the heels of his July-released trance weapon ‘Up’, as well as the recent launch of his up-and-coming dance act NXNJAS, Andrew Chen – aka Shogun -debuts his third alias, Neo Tokyo, with “Gasoline.” His latest alias is an exclusive project with dance music legend Armin Van Buuren’s label Armada and will see the trance titan experiment with techno, trance, and future rave sounds. While Shogun itself focuses exclusively on trance and NXNJAS aims to crank out festival-primed anthems designed to set dancefloors ablaze, Neo Tokyo offers a fresh and unique sound to electronic music lovers across the world. ‘Gasoline’ is out today across all streaming platforms via Armada.
‘Gasoline’ kicks off with a powerful, thumping bass line paired with a commanding vocal cut that captures listeners’ attention from the start. Paired with intoxicating synth work, the vocals take the focal point of the track building a slow rising tension and unleashing an infectious beat drop that features a pulsating rhythm, punchy drums, and aggressive synth hits. From start to finish, the enthralling track infiltrates the ears, audibly boasting propelling energy and atmospheric ambiance. Neo Tokyo delivers a sure-fire dance-floor weapon with ‘Gasoline’ that is sure to have dance music fans grooving on the dancefloor in no time.
Following a string of original productions and official remixes, industry veteran and Trance titan Shogun (Andrew Chen) is set to make 2022 his biggest year to date. Marking another milestone in his musical journey with Neo Tokyo, Chen delivers another premier example of his musical prowess with ‘Gasoline’. The latest DJ masterpiece offers listeners a taste of what’s to come next from Neo Tokyo as he prepares to drop more sonic magic later this year.
ABOUT SHOGUN – International four-time DJ Mag Top 100 DJ and producer Shogun has made waves headlining renowned major music festivals worldwide, including Tomorrowland, TomorrowWorld, EDC, ULTRA, and A State Of Trance. The California-based talent is known as the first Asian American on the internationally known Armada Music, and is also signed to the likes of Blackhole, Universal, and Musical Freedom. In 2022, Shogun launched two new aliases: NXNJAS and Neo Tokyo. Each one aims to showcase his diverse production capabilities while preserving the trance roots of the Shogun brand.