CONTINUING EP ROLLOUT, NURKO TEAMS UP WITH CRYSTAL SKIES ON MASSIVE NEW HIT ‘LOST WITHOUT YOU’ FT. KNOWNASNAT
Returning after the recent release of the cover art for his highly-anticipated ‘Arrival’ EP, established force NURKO continues to unveil what he has in store with emotive new single ‘Lost Without You’. The second single off the forthcoming EP sees NURKO collaborating with well-known duo Crystal Skies and singer/songwriter KnownAsNat. With NURKO’s upcoming ‘Arrival’ U.S.A. tour set to kick off on March 10th in Portland, Oregon, the new release keeps fans on their toes for his biggest year-to-date. ‘Lost Without You’ is now available to stream across all platforms via Proximity.
Opening with diaphanous instrumentation and sweeping vocals, ‘Lost Without You’ takes listeners into a raw, unfiltered sonic space. Featuring melancholic lyrics and emotionally-charged intensity, the offering unleashes full force with finely-tuned bass drops, serving as a beautiful blend of each artist’s unique sound. The propelling sonic gem boasts a driving melody, filling the listeners with feelings of yearning. Swelling into a layered, cinematic soundscape, the stunning endeavor primes fans for the journey ahead in NURKO’s ‘Arrival’ EP.
ABOUT NURKO — Renowned DJ/producer Jack Leech, known professionally as NURKO, grew up in New Jersey in a family with generations of artists. Encouraged to be creative since birth, he picked up both drums and piano as a child and went on to study music in college. Using the classical knowledge of music with the influence of sub genres of electronic music on the internet, the moniker NURKO was born. His first big track, ‘Goodbye,’ released in 2015 and soon after was followed by ‘Your Embrace,’ which garnered over 2 million streams and YouTube channel placements on MrSuicideSheep and Chill Nation. Continuing the momentum, NURKO released an unofficial remix of Halsey’s hit single ‘Without Me,’ which went on to surpass 40 million plays on YouTube tastemaker channel Trap Nation.
Subsequently, the years following marked a huge turning point for NURKO with him releasing an arsenal of singles and remixes with millions of streams and support from the likes of Gryffin, Seven Lions, Adventure Club, Jauz, Cash Cash, Codeko, Alison Wonderland, Timmy Trumpet, Zeds Dead, R3hab, and more. NURKO’s 2021 lead singles ‘Disappearing Now’ and ‘Hallelujah’ now collectively sit at over 2.2 million combined streams across all platforms, effortlessly setting an exciting precedent as for what to expect with his upcoming ‘Arrival’ EP.
ABOUT CRYSTAL SKIES — American EDM duo Crystal Skies have developed their own unique dubstep sound over the years. Known for their melodic bass-driven tracks like ‘Never Change’ and ‘Wait’, the pair has found magic between their respective styles, creating music that resonates emotionally with listeners. After testing solo careers, Louisiana-native Britain Holcomb and Aaron Dawon of Philadelphia decided to work together to produce ‘Paradise Lost’, their first collaboration. Known for its stunning piano introduction, soothing melodies, and impressive vocals by Abigail, their first track became an immediate success within the Soundcloud community. Since their formation, they’ve amassed over 41 million plays on Spotify, 4.8 million plays on SoundCloud, and 25 million views on YouTube. Possessing an unrelenting work ethic and desire to create new music, Crystal Skies have gained notoriety collaborating with artists such as Seven Lions, MitiS, and Jason Ross, as well as remixing Above & Beyond, Illenium, Slander, and Dabin. With their latest January release ‘Gone’ with Linney and MitiS, the horizon looks bright for Crystal Skies as they continue to showcase their undeniably raw talent.
ABOUT KNOWNASNAT — New York-born and Seattle-raised artist KnownAsNat mixes EDM with meaningful lyrics to create a sound like no other. Originally playing acoustic music, KnownAsNat has been writing music since 2007 and performing since the age of 13. Flagged early by MoPop, performing in the Seattle competition SoundOff!, the talent burst onto the scene with the release of ‘Don’t Let Me Go’ with producer Fluencie, reaching over half a million hits on Spotify. She has since performed in front of hundreds of people, opening for top artists such as Joyryde, Blackbear, KYLE, Said the Sky, and Joey Badass. With a love for writing and performing music on stage, KnownAsNat is making her mark as an artist to keep an eye on.
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