Germany‘s very own taste-maker, trend-setter, mover-shakerextraordinaire Steve Bug is a multi-faceted artist who refuses to back down from the limelight. A dedicated, energetic and constantly surprising talent, Steve is nothing less than an electronic music ambassador, a much-loved spokesman to the people, and for good reason.
Ready to turn it up with the city’s only night for Hip Hop Improv? With 3 stand-up comedians and 1 Hip Hop act on one Friday each month, our main man Fakkah Fuzz from the Grizzle Grind Crew opens the floor this November to the tickle trio of his 3 chosen comedians topped off with the tasty beats of Hip Hop collective Mediocre Haircut Crew. It’s one of them feel-good FRIDAYS WITH FUZZ.
Chris Liebing is one of the artists in the steadily and rapidly growing world of electronic music who has faithfully dedicated the past 25 years of his life to the performance, production, distribution and broadcasting of Techno on a global level. He has run a club and successful club nights, has held residencies in many of the most prestigious venues worldwide, produced his own music and the music of other artists, founded record labels, hosted radio shows, won awards for different branches of his professional efforts and has been an unshakeable pillar and devoted ambassador of innovative Techno.
Born in Singapore, raised in Hong Kong and the UK, and then subsequently spent his later years in the US studying at Stanford University, MJ a.k.a MMXJ is one who has travelled the world and seen it all. A selftaught musician, he picked up the guitar at 8yearsold and the piano at twelve, with early influences being Jason Mraz and John Mayer. His drive led him to becoming a finalist in the 3rd season of Singapore Idol. He began taking his love for music even further by exploring his sounds in Electronic Dance Music after watching Alesso & Swedish House Mafia perform at the renowned Coachella Arts and Music Festival in California. MMXJ is currently working on a series of upcoming releases crossing the genres of Progressive House to Dubstep that will showcase his talent for composing irresistibly catchy hooks.
For multi-instrumentalist, composer, producer and singer Papon (Angaraag Mahanta), music has always been in his blood. Papon’s songs, while rooted in folk, bears influences from genres as diverse as traditional folk songs of Eastern India, ghazals, even new-age electronica.
Blessed with a voice both smooth and soulful, Papon has managed to carve a niche for himself as a versatile singer and composer —he can easily switch from one genre to another. Considered to be one of the most recognisable and sought-after artists in India, it’s no surprise that he’s a force to be reckoned with in India. Papon has worked on all editions Coke Studio India, produced an MTV Unplugged episode last year and is a playback singer for many Bollywood films. He also performs in Europe and US.
Bound in masks and bearing a fully customized twist on the sound of modern dance music, Stockholmbreakouts turned Billboardchart toppers Cazzette have turned heads across the board. The creative union of Alexander Bjorklund and Sebastian Furrer, their reign under the At Night banner has given the industry landscape a new point of reference where breaking the rules and blurring the lines is concerned.
Made in Sweden, exported globally and controlled by no one genre’s playbook, Cazzette has truly taken control of their place in dance music’s exciting forward movements for the future.
Born in São Paulo, Brazil, in 1974, Gui Boratto began working as a producer, audio engineer and multiinstrumentalist in the early '90s. After countless licenses from major international major labels, he started dedicating his time to his own music, stringing together various strands of popinfused techno and house and translating them into his very own stream of groove consciousness.
His very own imprint D.O.C. launched in 2013 distributed by Gui’s mother label Kompakt, it quite simply advocates timeless music. Directly mentoring and producing new Brazilian artists like the massively talented duo Elekfantz, Gui emerges in yet another role that finds him at the top of his game, doing what he does best: rewiring the electronic circuits that connect European and US dance music to his own and our liking.
Heavily praised for his versatility, DJ and producer Danny Daze continues to smash expectations with an omnivorous groove rooted in Detroit Techno, Italo Disco, and Miami Bass. Daze’s freeform selecting and mercurial mixing guarantees the only thing audiences can expect is a musical experience where everything is up for grabs. Combined with his entrepreneurial acumen, Daze’s touch has made him one of his generation’s most compelling artists.
Danny Daze’s trifecta of taste, skills, and vision set him apart from most DJs who stick to one style or focus on one angle of the business. Daze’s radical approach to preserving music’s integrity while breaking its boundaries may seem volatile, but it’s not random. “Everything I'm doing comes from within. There isn't much difference between Daniel Gomez and Danny Daze.”
The National University of Singapore (NUS) will mark the close of its year-long 110th anniversary celebrations with a concert at the Singapore Botanic Gardens, our country’s first UNESCO World Heritage site!
So pack your picnic baskets and join this very special event as the NUS Yong Siew Toh Conservatory Orchestra performs an array of rousing orchestral works for the family. Presented by principal conductor Jason Lai, the concert will open with Brahms’ Academic Festival Overture followed by selections from Dvorak’s invigorating New World Symphony and Mozart’s Violin Concerto performed by NUS alumnus and one of Singapore’s top violinists, Loh Jun Hong. Then travel through the magical world of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry with John Williams’ orchestral suite from Harry Potter. Tchaikovsky’s 'Waltz of the Flowers' from The Nutcracker Suite will wrap up the repertoire of music.
Local instrumental band and Conservatory alumni The Lorong Boys, as well as magicians and balloon sculptors, will provide pre-concert entertainment from 5.00pm to keep the little ones entertained!
Event Time: 6.00pm to 7.00pm (pre-concert entertainment from 5.00 pm)
London based, Belfast-born blogger-production-dj duo Matt McBriar and Andy Ferguson need little by way of introduction. Their Feel My Bicep blog is the go-to place for tastemakers world-wide for lost and forgotten disco / Chicago house / Detroit techno / Italo edits and everything in-between.