Protocol Recordings’ boss Nicky Romero released his much anticipated single “Pressure,” a high-energy, progressive gem that is built for the main stage, which listeners and attendees of Ultra Music Festival might recognize as an opening track of Nicky Romero‘s set from last month. Serving as an announcement that he is about to throw down all festival season long, between its trumpeting synths, progressively building melodies, and dance-worthy drops, “Pressure” has all the elements of a true anthem. The single follows Romero‘s recent “Lose My Mind” and the launch of his Kickstart 2 plugin for sidechain compression, the perfect add-on for any artist who wants to take their production to the next level, used so far by the likes of David Guetta, Hardwell, Timbaland, Martin Garrix, Coldplay, and many more A-list artists.
After taking the world by storm with early hits such as “Legacy” with Krewella and the #1 single “I Could Be The One” with Avicii, Nicky Romero quickly proved that his talent is ever-evolving and here to stay. After launching his Protocol Recordings imprint in 2012, the renowned performer, producer, and label head continued his personal successes with a string of high-profile releases, ranging from collaborations with Armin van Buuren, David Guetta, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, W&W, Timmy Trumpet and Steve Aoki to remixes for the likes of Robin Schulz, Kygo, Rita Ora, Steve Aoki, Martin Garrix, Jess Glynne and more. While showcasing his label’s roster via his weekly Protocol Radio show, Nicky Romero continues to innovate and evolve, and with his annual “Nicky Romero & Friends” ADE showcase and the launch of Monocule alter-ego, he keeps proving his ability to turn into gold everything he touches.