Settling into his sophomore year under the Shapov guise, Alexander Shapovalov continually aims to obscure the lines between genres, with his latest single ‘Future Rave’ only exemplifying his au courant perspective. Boasting booming 808s and Star Wars-esque synth stabs, ‘Future Rave’ is sure to standout in any DJ’s club or festival set for the year to come.
Bouncing off an exclusive mix for Diplo and BBC Radio 1, Shapov can confidently list leading curators of dance music such as Axwell Λ Ingrosso and Alesso as collaborators and supporters of his. With his 2015 summer single ‘Everybody’ still turning heads and the aforementioned grammy-winning Diplo, marking 2016 as Shapov’s ‘big year’. The Russian producer’s determination and musical prowess has never been greater, leaving dance music fans with high expectations of an exciting year to come.