Walking out of the Ximen MRT station, I could already hear the sound of house raining down from the rooftops. The sound of the bass was unmistakable--changing the aural landscape of one of Taiwan’s most crowded and bustling entertainment districts.
Sean started his journey in sound when he was 15 attended his first rave back in 1998, since then the 4 on the 4 beat has been his soul and motivation. In 2000 Sean joined Blue Studio, one of the first electronic dance music production groups in Vancouver and in 2003 he started his own production group Motivation. Between 2001~ 2005，Motivation put out over 20 major events and become an important part of many Vancouver millennials partying careers. In 2005 Motivation invited the essential mix favourite of that year, Lee Coombs and same day Sean made his first DJ debut. Started 2006 Sean fell in love with deep house & tech house rhthym and deep bassline and in the same year he became the resident DJ of Vancouver's most talk-about underground production team PH1.
What is more addictive and seductive than the unchained melody and the aggression of music? Without a doubt,the violent music which makes
people indulge in is even more appealing. Under the incitement of Jazz and Disco,
every note is shaking, and every movement is distorting.
DJ Klosing is adept at deep and minimal house.
Minimal/Deep house是DJ Klosing所擅長的。
MiniJay has a unique philosophy regarding what he thinks music is all about: He focuses on not only the quality of sound, but the uniqueness of individual elements, which are two of many reasons that distinguish him from others. MiniJay's music is heavily influenced by Robert Dietz (Frankfurt, Germany), Stimming (Hamburg, Germany) and Andrew Meadows (London, UK) just to name a few.
MiniJay was an important purveyor of dance music in the UK. His titles include Bass Kitchen promoter, HubRadio / Brap.FM DJ and Chemical Records Battle of the DJs 2008 judge. He held residencies at Bass Kitchen, Deep Fried House, Beats on Toast and headRUSH.
With his return to Taiwan, he is now the head chef of Bass Kitchen Taiwan and, using the knowledge and skill sets that he gained in the UK, is currently taking the club night from strength to strength. His reputation as a DJ is also growing rapidly, making MiniJay one to watch for the future!
Koliseum is a Taipei based house and techno dj / producer since early 2010’s. His music style was inspired by the golden era of house music and modern dub minimal sounds. After several years exploring electronic music in Taiwan and Australia he believed minimal / micro house is what he searching for. This “deep / tech” style gradually became his musical icon.
From 2019 he became part of ‘’Resonant 共鳴‘’ and “Evaporate 蒸發‘’ two well known dance music label and underground scene in Taipei. As a music producer his own production has been released from several independent dance music label like Deep Tech Records, Whoyostro White, Platform 7even and Hollow Lab.
Neil is a DJ from Taiwan. He spent a year in Scotland for school in 1996. Electronic music was going viral in Europe at the time. In 2000, he began to study the art of DJing, and worked within the prevailing era of electronic music of Taiwan. He joined parties thrown by friends frequently, and came to deeply enjoy techno and tech-house. Earlier in his DJ journey, he was somehow influenced by progressive house, and later in love with tech-house. Ricardo Villalobos is his favorite DJ of all time, and he also loves his artwork very much. He is very fond of playing vinyls, hoping everyone enjoys the music.
GAZER (Gary Chen) is a Techno DJ / producer from Taipei. Growing up in the 90s and the millennial generation. He started performing since 2013, always wears black outfit and with the same hairstyle. His music based on Dub and Ambient Techno. Blends atmospheric and experimental sounds together. Rich in flowing elements and inspires different meanings in different listeners. With a heavy emphasis on hypnotic rhythms, but still nevertheless subtly, yet forcefully, infused with melodic variety. Gary offers his listeners an invitation to belong to a special place with saturating sound of bass. Have been promoting the music of Micro House and Techno under the event label of "Resonant共鳴" and "ANKR泊人" since 2014. So far, have held more than 20 events and continue to cultivate related electronic music culture in Taipei.
HER a girl has covered her entire body in tattoos also is known as a tattoo artist as well as a TECHNO DJ. Although HER enjoyed listening to classical music at her earlier childhood age but her music sound is very progressive with neat conflicts in her music creations. She often employed a different, psychedelic sound to render and combine with modern TECHNO / HOUSE music, making it sound as gorgeous as her tattoo creations look. She is good at overlapping classical elements from different songs such as orchestral pianos with electronic sounds, thereby keeping the beats energetic but also surrounded by gentle and romantic sounds. One can expect music therapy in a power-filled fantasy party. A House Music Producer now.
Electronic actress Jamie Q cleverly integrates popular electronic music, Bass House and a sexy Tech genre into her personal music style with the concept of music theory learned from childhood. She is favored by GQ and ELLE magazine styles, and is selected as the TOP 10 by ear bugs. , Affirm the efforts of both appearance and strength.
Vice City is a producer, DJ and party promoter based in Taipei,Taiwan. She's been playing different styles at a number of parties and festivals in Taiwan, including Earthfest Revolution, The Miracle, Organik Festival, Spectrum Formosus and Eden Hill Festival.
Rooted in Techno, but influenced by various styles such as Dub, Dn'B, Breaks and Psychedelic Trance , Vice City's experiments explore the edge of sounds, evolving according to time and place, reaching out to connect with the environment.
Rhythmic, smooth, tense, tranquil. Vice City's music shows strong diversities while preserving a cinematic atmosphere and healing vibrations.
Joining Oslated, the South Korean music label in 2016, Vice City had her original mixes and remixes released including her remix tracks "Fantasma" in Bluescript's EP, "Treated By Herbs And Fire" in Saphileaum's "Uninhibited Kingdom", and her original mix "Soul Seeker" in the complilation "Seoul 首尔 - Part 2. Mokmyeok 木覓".
Code Wu he also was the first successful DJ in Taiwan to be invited to the worlds largest music festival GLASTONBURY at main stage The Blues in 2015. received a nod from Love Da Records, who released his official remix of the single “Almost Home”from Moby’s album “Innocents”. In 2009, he debuted his first EP on Beatport.com, the world’s largest DJ music store with a catalogue of over a million tracks, where his song “Buddha” rose to the top 50 downloads in the site. His credits as a producer, recording and mixing engineer, and composer who specializes in fusing traditional and modern Chinese instruments with Electronica and Techno beats, to a diverse audience, from music enthusiasts to trendy consumers, positions him as one of Taiwan’s top DJs.
Jesse Chen is a fast rising talentuous Taiwanese Techno Dj. In the last years, he co- created P.A.B.P (Pleasure Always Bring Pain) with Sebastian Wu. Jesse is one of those who bring some freedom queerness, diversity and inclusivity in Taipei. Jesse play a tastefull techno without concession and promptly is talent was recognize and was on the spectrum formosa line up.
In the last 15 years, Viktor has been aspiring to make electronic music an integral part of his life. With a decade of dedication, he has transformed himself into an important member in the electronic music scene in Taiwan. He is a DJ, party promoter, festival founder, graphic designer, and music producer.In 2011, he released his first single " The Wonderland" under the Taiwanese label "Revox Record". His iconic festival brand " Eden Hill Festival" has been successfully attracting music lovers from all over the world, especially in Europe. He is one of the rare characters that tries to perform in many different fields to express his artistic soul. He is an artist who transcends trend and formulates to create a musical language that can be difficult to describe, but simple to enjoy. His style blends House & Techno from bright, warm melodic vibe to healing your soul to the unexpected groovy hard and dark techno journey to make you dance all night long. He thinks electronic music can, & should, have a message.
A UK born DJ and producer now living in Taipei. Works entirely out of the box to produce music from his home studio. Plays 99% vinyl only and runs New Frontiers, a monthly night with two distinct installations: House, Techno, Electro, then Jungle, Electronica and Brain-dance.
"House is the crib I live in." - Blasique, 2018
Blasique has been making his rounds in the Amsterdam house music scene since releasing his debut EP “Velvet” with tracks supported by the likes of Demarzo, Jaden Thompson, Sirus Hood, Luuk Van Dijk, Silk and Fuss and Julien Simmons. With both French and Taiwanese roots and the worldwide spread of connections and friends, this multicultural artist promises a taste of original music. Nothing will falter his dedication for his take on house music, and it’ll be clear to you too, once you spend a sweaty minute on the dancefloor with Blasique behind the decks.
ELC grew up in an environment full of musical freedom. Under the influence of her father, she became obsessed with electronic music immediately. She loves the musical tension of minimal techno sounds.
In recent years, she has established a deep foundation in her DJ career which combine unique way of mixing. Her style ranges from minimal techno and dark techno to melodic progressive techno. Her mixing is not limited, leading the audience to wander between illusory art and reality through
Molly Lin presents herself as MixyMÖ, a great opportunity to show Molly's endless creativity in several electronic music genres, such as "Future House", "Deep House", "Future Pop", "UK Garage" and “DnB”. She is also a fantastic “Top Liner” / “Lyricist”! She is good at adding catchy “hooks” and “top lines(melody)” into different electronic music genres. Her songwriting ability makes her dj sets full of energy and groovy, people also sing alone and lose themselves with the music Molly plays. Not only behind-the-scenes, she has been in bands over 15 years, her experience of live shows make her be able to lead the dance floor and create her own unique dj sets - she plays synths/drum machines for her dj sets.
Drenched in the unique atmosphere of stoner/doom/glitch music and the violent aesthetics, Ruby always grabs idea from literature, geometric figures and her own experiences. She also concretizes ideas, desires, pieces of memory to dedicate sound particles which are content in specified frequent, and put the particles into her music randomly. When she performs, she likes to tell a story with an industrial and cold sound, creating a anxious atmosphere. Incidentally, put some beautiful sounds from instruments in the cold, harsh background. Ruby always arranges her set dramatically to lead audiences passing through dynamic/static situation and ancient/modern ages.
Some Noise (Buchholz i. d. Nordheide, Germany)
Performances flooded with vigor and sweat, Some Noise challenges each and every partygoer to exchange the tension of everyday life with spine trembling sonic vibrations. A lively execution paired with both familiar and bitterly shrouded sounds, fluctuating between smooth, spacious, acoustic house melodies and unrelenting, hefty, rolling basslines, is why Matts Nah aka. Some Noise is someone you're not bound to soon forget. Boundaries are meant to be broken, correct?
Ty always love piercing the essence of music. Pursuits the natural, romantic, bright, and deep sound element via Electronic / Progressive. Go-between into the music atmosphere. Hope to bring the most deeply and purely energy of music via the style of elegant, layered music, without unnecessary decoration.
DJ Mila has been performing since 2014 and has been a resident DJ at one of Taipei's hottest clubs in the past 7 years.
Her music career started at the age of 16 with the love of Trance music, Producing and Mixing. This quickly lead her to discover that Electronic Music was her one true love and passion, her music desire progressed into other genres such as Progressive Trance, Progressive House, House and EDM along the way. She is passionate about music and loves what she does, keeping her music true to her heart while tearing up the dance floor. in 2016 Mila released her first single on Beatport, applemusic and Spotify "Home"
Yen, is a producer, DJ and promoter based in Taipei with 20 years of experience under his belt.Yen’s music explores the darker ambience of techno, experimenting with fast-paced, broken beat instrumentals and mind capturing rhythms that will keep you locked into his groove all night long. Along with his years of experience in the field; Yen completed a Masters in Audio Production and dedicated his life towards connecting his music to the world. Before starting his solo career, he was part of a duo named “Salamander” and released an album, “再生 (Regeneration)”, in 2014. In 2018, Yen released an EP, “Last Three Days” with “Guangzhou Underground”. The EP featured remixes from Yearning Kru [Planet Mu] and Tzu Ni. From the day the doors opened (2014) up until its recent closure, Yen was a regular DJ and event organizer at the well respected club, Korner. His night, “Soma Taipei”, would see the likes of Paula Temple, Mørbeck, Adriana Lopez, Dax J, UVB, Developer, Marcel Dettmann, Hiver and more...
FeverMax wants to illuminate the rough, melancholic, gloomy side of underground electronic dance music and fine art multiple series of images.”FeverMax"wants to illuminate the rough, melancholic, gloomy side of underground electronic dance music and fine art multiple series of images.Thoughts, ideas, and fears are extracted from the inner self and take form by sculpting into sounds and Arts.
Taipei based electronic music performer / beat maker / DJ, who was Transformed from a drummer since 2015, music style fused with Jazz / Future Bass / Downtempo / Hip-hop, and always try to find the possibility of grooving.
Discovering a passion for music from an early age whilst working in a jazz and classical music store in Taipei and collaborating on the LVI exhibition organised to raise awareness of vinyl alongside Jing's studies in graphic printing. In order to pursue her curiosity of music Jing realised she would have to leave her homeland and relocate to Europe. Following her life's natural path Jing cemented foundations through encounters along the way, shortly after arriving in Berlin Jing formed an electronic dream pop band "Polygothica" with close friend Dilijana
Synaptic FX is a veteran DJ from Canada exploring the luminous borderlands of underground house, techno, and electro. With decades of experience behind the decks, his smoothly-mixed sets feature everything from deep house and glistening progressive trance to twisted psychedelic techno and acid-drenched electro breaks. Despite ranging widely in his selections, Synaptic FX remains dedicated to a singular objective: conjuring timeless moments on the dance floor. On the label front, Synaptic FX co-founded Techgnosis Records alongside Ben Rama in 2015, intent on carving a niche at the intersection of progressive techno and the deeper end of dark and moody psychedelic trance. The label has become home to an expanding roster of artists including Flembaz, MYDÄ, Trilingo, Luis M, Ken Zo, Frezel, and Pallida, all of whom can be heard in some of Synaptic FX’s more mind-altering sets.
An active figure in the Taiwan DJ Circuit, with more then ten years of expenience building his musical ideas. Terrence J has continued to explore dicerse areas of electronic dance music, from the minimalist sound set to stir the calm rhythm of a dance floor to faster house music creating a more camical atmosphere and feelings for auditory stimulation. Extreme emotional ups and downs of the bold fluctuations, strengthen and ineraction between dancers, it is Terrence J own distinctive style and sparkling sets!!
Named GetPay, he has created hip-hop music for many years, and has released three mixed tapes, compilations, and multiple single video works on various streaming platforms. After traveling around the island this year, I went deeper into the underground party culture, trying to integrate the microcosm of the world I saw in Taiwan into the performance. Trap / Dubstep / DnB / Hitech and the four or four beats you want, I am good at making Taiwanese rap in various genres, listen to @PiNkChAiN curse on Dark Psy, listen to me sing in Jungle.
Hailing from Taiwan, Zora is an up and coming Techno DJ artist with a penchant for bringing people to their feet. She plays mainly on Techno genres and focuses into dark atmospheres with techno beats, industrial vibes and melodic sounds. Blend of deep, dark, and melodic techno, Zora seems to have a unique innate competency to ingeniously present music in multiple styles, all while maintaining a consistent brand, one of the factors that make this DJ one to keep an eye out for. With big dreams and plenty of energy to spare, Zora seeks to positively influence society with her music.