kicks off his North American headline tour today in support of his recently released EP i think you think too much of me via Astralwerks. EDEN will bring his striking visual and energetic live performance to shows in Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, London and more. Tickets on sale now as well as VIP meet & greet upgrades. i think you think too much of me is now available at all digital partners as well as in a variety of exclusive physical packages from EDEN's store that reached #1 on iTunes Alternative Charts, #7 on the Top Album Charts and #2 on Billboard's Heatseeker chart.
Tying into the tour kick off, EDEN unveils his "drugs" VR Experience, developed and distributed by SAMO in partnership with SB Projects. The experience takes viewers on a visceral journey led by the music, which SAMO abstracted into stunning visuals and a sprawling spatial audio mix to create a one-of-a-kind sensory experience.
The video is available in 360 on Facebook and in VR on EDEN's YouTube channel where the experience will utilize not only the 360 video feature but also YouTube's newly available spatial audio capabilities. YouTube has launched the spatial audio feature that is currently available on desktop and Android. The "drugs" VR Experience will be the first experience ever to utilize this feature on the web. The video can also be viewed in VR on Oculus, Milk VR, Jaunt, VRideo, Discovery, Littlstar, Napster and Hulu.
EDEN recently premiered the official music video for "drugs" on Pigeons & Planes. "It's not that I wrote the song about this specific storyline, but the idea that things in your life really only mean as much as you let them connects the visuals with the track and the EP in a powerful way. You can watch the video with an outcome in your mind but things are never quite as simple or straightforward as they seem," says EDEN.
Fans were given a taste of the EP earlier this summer with the first single and accompanying video for "sex" which premiered on Consequence of Sound. The track has already racked up over 4.3 million listens across digital platforms.
Ng learned to play violin at age seven at the urging of his parents and through classical training, discovered his natural musicality. He then began learning new instruments on his own and discovered a passion for songwriting. From the bedroom of his childhood home he began to cultivate a large online following, and establish in his own mind the vision for EDEN's future. In August 2015 EDEN made his debut with End Credits and-despite making zero effort to promote it-soon found the EP gaining major attention and ultimately amassing more than 30 million streams as well as selling out his first US tour. That momentum continued to build as EDEN released a cover of Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean" in November 2015, a soulfully cinematic track that hit #1 on HypeM's popular chart and racked up a million cumulative streams in one week.
US + CANADIAN TOUR DATES
Sept 9 Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile
Sept 11 Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre
Sept 14 San Francisco, CA @ Slim's
Sept 16 Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey Theatre
Sept 20 Scottsdale, AZ @ Pub Rock
Sept 22 Austin, TX @ The Parish
Sept 23 Dallas, TX @ House of Blues - Cambridge Room
Sept 25 Houston, TX @ House of Blues - Bronze Peacock
Sept 27 St. Louis, MO @ Firebird
Sept 29 Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Street Entry
Oct 1 Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
Oct 4 Toronto, Ontario @ The Mod Club Theatre
Oct 5 Montreal, Quebec @ La Sala Rossa
Oct 7 New York, NY @ Webster Hall
Oct 10 Philadelphia, PA @ The Foundry at The Fillmore
Oct 11 Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair
Oct 13 Washington, DC @ Rock & Roll Hotel
Oct 14 Charlotte, NC @ Visulite Theatre
Oct 15 Atlanta, GA @ Vinyl
Oct 17 Jacksonville, FL @ Jack Rabbits Live
Oct 20 Orlando, FL @ The Social
Oct 21 Tampa, FL @ The Orpheum
Oct 22 Fort Lauderdale, FL @ The Culture Room