Steve Aoki is creating a new 'alter ego'' with a completely different sound for his future project.
Steve Aoki has vowed to return with a new name and ''different sound''.
The EDM DJ-and-producer has revealed he's been busy creating a new identity for his upcoming project, following in the footsteps of rival Calvin Harris - who recently returned to his rave roots under the alias Love Regenerator.
Aoki told the Daily Star newspaper's Wired column: ''I've been going down to my lab, my studio, and it's interesting, I've been thinking differently about my process as I have had a lot of time.
''And I've been creating a new alter ego, a new artist name, and I am making a whole different sound.
''I'm so excited to share that with the world when it's time.''
The US star recently released his star-studded LP, 'Neon Future IV', which features Will.i.am on the track 'Love You More', and he has hailed the Black Eyed Peas star as his own Yoda (the Jedi Master in 'Star Wars').
He said: ''Will was on my first single in 2008 and has really helped me out as an artist.
''He really trusted me and has been my guru - he is like my Yoda.
''I look up to him in music, production and life.''
'Neon Future IV' also features the likes of actress Zooey Deschanel on '1 4 U', Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda on 'Last One To Know', Backstreet Boys on 'Let It Be Me' and Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker on 'Halfway Dead'.
In a statement for the record - the follow-up to 2018's 'Neon Future III' - Aoki said: ''The central force of 'Neon Future' is more about the narrative of the evolution of 'Neon Future I, II, III and IV'. If you listen to each album back to back, you can hear this musical evolution and that is most important for my fans to take away.
''Each volume in the series goes hand in hand with the songs that are meant to tell our future story.''
The 'Neon Future' series launched back in 2014.
On the same day that Glastonbury welcomed back Margate's adopted sons, The Libertines, Margate itself put on it's very own Leisure Festival as it...
Sheffield's very own all girl group Pretty Fierce are still on a high after the recent release of their debut single - 'Ready For Me'.
Three nights before the end of his current tour Will Varley returned to his home town of Deal to delight a sold out crowd in The Astor Theatre.
With only a few days to go before Portsmouth based songstress and producer WYSE releases her new single, 'Belladonna', we caught up with her to find...
Colorado raised, Glasgow educated and Manchester based Bay Bryan is nothing if not a multi-talented, multi-faceted artist performing as both...
Former Marigolds band member Keelan Cunningham has rediscovered his love of music with his new solo project Keelan X.
Wiltshire singer-songwriter Luke De Sciscio, formally known as Folk Boy, is set to release is latest album - 'The Banquet' via AntiFragile Music on...
Electronic music pioneer and producer Annie Elise says that the release of her first EP - 'Breathe In, Breathe Out' feels "both vulnerable and...
Stephanie has always been a very intelligent girl and both her parents were joyous when...