THE BUZZ: Porter Robinson & Madeon – Shelter Live Tour (London, Amsterdam, Paris & Australia)

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Today, as Porter Robinson and Madeon continue to play sold out shows across North America on their ambitious “Shelter Live” Tour, the duo announce plans to take the show overseas in 2017 with a series of live shows in London, Paris, Amsterdam, and multiple cities throughout Australia

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In the eight weeks since the two longtime friends surprise-released their joint single Shelter”, the phenomenon behind the collaboration continues to grow.

With more than 30 Million combined single streams to date, 6.2 Million video streams in three weeks, 20 sold-out shows (105 Thousand tickets sold) “Shelter” has built itself into a cultural zeitgeist driven by two artists, one song, one video, and an enthusiastic fanbase across the globe.

The track recently hit  #1 on Japan’s Viral Spotify Chart following the live reveal of the SHELTER” animated short film via jumbotron in Tokyo’s Shibuya District (where Porter was swarmed by enthusiastic fans upon arrival).

Following the video’s release “Shelter” hit it’s highest daily listener count to date on Spotify, and entered the Billboard Hot Dance Electronic Chart Top-20 at #16 and US Dance Radio Top-50 (#46).  This week the track continues to hold steady on the Billboard Hot Dance Electronic Chart at #16 and has moved up 5 spots at US Dance Radio (#41).

 

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2017: SHELTER LIVE INTERNATIONAL SHOWS

Porter Robinson & Madeon – Shelter Live Tour – London

Tuesday 7th February 2017

O2 Forum, 9-17 Highgate Rd, Kentish Town, London NW5 1JY

19:00-23:00hrs / Age: Under 14’s to be accompanied by an adult (no Under 8’s) valid photo ID required / £22.50+BF.  Tickets on general sale 10am Friday 25th November www.gigsandtours.com

Followed by:-

8th February : Amsterdam, NL @ Melkweg

9th February: Paris, France @ Olympia

24th February : Brisbane, AU @ Riverstage

25th February : Sydney, AU @ Hordern Pavilion

26th February : Melbourne, AU @ Hisense Arena

Tickets + More: https://shelterlivetour.com/

 

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SHELTER follows 17-year-old Rin who lives alone inside a futuristic virtual reality simulation that she controls through her tablet.  The film is a convergence of creative disciplines and cultures; a digital fairy tale fantasy that interweaves high-art illustration, Internet subculture, virtual reality, electronica, and allegory. The 6-minute animated short film explores the modern affliction of living through our devices and the sacrifices we make for those we love. Featuring an original story and characters created by Robinson, who Executive Produced the project, With art direction by Yusuke Takeda (Berserk, Ghost In The Shell, Sword Art), key animations by Megumi Kuono (Idolm@ster), storyboard director Toshifumi Akai (Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic) the video was created in partnership in association with A-1 Pictures and Crunchyroll, the global leaders in anime.

 

 

 

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