One of the individuals that can perhaps represent and attest most to the rising house and techno movement in South East Asia, is no other than Sunju Hargun. A leader in the Thai scene and beyond, his name now pops up for gigs every weekend around the region, from his native Bangkok to Bali or Manila. Having contributed to the growth of the scene, especially with his nights at Glow and Beam in Bangkok, he now plays on most stages pushing house and techno - the much talked about Kolour In The Park, 808 Festival and Wonderfruit, and through these he has shared the decks with some of the biggest names such as Richie Hawtin, Loco Dice, Seth Troxler or Jamie Jones.
Formed 19 years ago in 1997, Power Station comprises Yu Chiu-Hsin and Yen Chih-Lin who shook up the mainstream Chinese pop music scene with their electrifying rock songs, fast-paced ballads and rugged image typical of western Heavy Metal musicians.
Their first album 'Wu Qing de Qing Shu' dominated the charts and their popularity soared. In 1998, they sang the theme song 'When' from the immensely popular drama serial My Fair Princess. Two years later, they went on their world tour concert in China, Singapore and Malaysia which took their career to greater heights.
Come reminisce with Power Station as you rock out to their dynamic hits that topped the karaoke charts. Will they also do a cover of the Four Heavenly Kings’ songs just like what they did at their Malaysian concert last March? Get your tickets and find out for yourself!
The perfect platform for showcasing the decksterity of all the resident DJs in the house, Zouk Soundsystem promises to hit all the right notes, getting all the bodies on the dance floor losing themselves to the beat! It’s not just 4tothefloor, its ALLonthe floor, bodymoving action! This weekend, Zouk’s EDM whizkid, Lincey, and deck guru Jeremy Boon combine forces to whip the dance floor into shape all night long!
San Holo is the future beats to trap connoisseur that might be dubbed the fastest growing current electronic talent. The world took notice, with San Holo growing from 5,000 Soundcloud followers to over 100,000 over the course of six months. His remix series, Don’t Touch The Classics, are beautiful examples of his innovative approach to production, taking the classic elements of 90’s hip hop tracks and reinventing them with his ever signature bass heavy, trap influenced yet sparkly sound.
With recent Jack U (Skrillex & Diplo) plays, Skrillex support, the We Rise single release on NestHQ (OWSLA) and a debut international headlining tour in Australia pocketed, San Holo has the stars in alignment to grow beyond all expectations. This is just the beginning.
Steve Ward is an Australian born DJ, producer, label owner, journalist and radio host who has been considered one of the nation’s most respected figures since the late 90's. Over many years, the Ward sound has evolved into a truly unmistakable blend of tough house grooves coupled with the power of techno and the euphoria of Detroit. Catch Steve Ward in his South East Asian debut at CATO! Free entry before 11PM, cover charge of $15 with a complimentary house pour drink thereafter.
Such was the fame and regard for Mozart’s 40th symphony that composers following him used it as inspiration for their works. Greatly inspired by Mozart, Schubert used the same instrumentation to compose his charmingly optimistic Symphony No. 5 exactly two centuries ago. Stravinsky’s neo-classical Concerto for Strings, written to show off the technical prowess of the renowned Basel Chamber Orchestra rounds off the programme.
TGIW! Need we say more? Prepare yourselves for a heady visual and aural feast as Ghetto turns up the heat with his fullon friendly mashup, Electro and Hip Hop! With the tightest and most onpoint video mixing at TGIW, Ghetto is accompanied on the decks by none other than Andrew Tang, as well as MC Sonorus, who will take the party to a whole new level!
The always effervescent Japanese jazz pianist Hiromi rounded out by Grammy-nominated bassist Anthony Jackson and renowned hall-of-fame drummer Simon Phillips, returns with her critically acclaimed The Trio Project, presenting music from their latest album, Spark.
Dyro’s journey to the upper ranks of the electronic music scenes marks him out amongst his peers as one of the most talented artists to have emerged from the new generation of Dutch house artists currently taking over the industry. Crowned #27 in the DJ Mag Top 100 Poll 2014, a feat he repeated in 2015 confirming his strong, stable output, the last few years have seen this enigmatic young DJ come of age as he continues to take the world by storm!