Alle Farben (aka Frans Zimmer) is no newcomer to the global music scene. Playing back to back tours around Europe for the last 8 years and utilizing the rise of SoundCloud like few others. Since his epic performance at the former Tempelhof Airport where he performed in front of 35,000 people, his sound’s unformidable attraction deserves acknowledgment.
Genuine and original right out of Berlin-Kreuzberg, his sound naturally transports the specific characteristics and qualities of Berlin’s nightlife: diverse, colorful, boundless and always walking a very thin line between melancholy and euphoria.
Alle Farben loves to experiment. Expect to hear all kinds of elements involved in his performance: vocals, thumping bass with hints of classical – lingering between techno, minimal and house.
When his rework of Temper Trap’s Sweet Disposition went viral in 2016 with over 15million plays in just a few weeks, Dario Darnell’s (Aka Youngr) years of honed skills and practice set in motion an epic climb onto the global stage.
His first official single has now over 15 million plays on Spotify and counting. His constant upward trajectory has seen headlining shows across the globe including South America, India and a showcase in Amsterdam for ADE Festival. It’s Youngr’s unmistakable passion when he plays live that touches fans the world over – a live show by Youngr is a display of true talent that can rarely be compared to any other live act on the global scene.
The Canadian multi-instrumentalist and producer Pomo honed his tastes and sound in Vancouver before moving to Montreal and joining the likes of Kaytranada, Ta-Ku, and Stwo on the HW&W roster.
His millions of online listens are testament to his true musical passion blending his roots of house, 70s and 80s funk music. With that hype has come recognition from renowned music outlets like BBC Radio 1, the Fader, Complex, Vice’s THUMP and Noisey publications, Triple J, Earmilk, Majestic Casual and many more. Most recently, his debut EP, The Other Day won a Juno Award for Electronic Album of the Year.
The Berlin conquering duo Matze and Johannes aka Mat.Joe have a knack for producing hits. Hits best described as: crispy Housebeats paired with rhythmic Soul and Hip Hop elements. The result is deep and dancefloor-qualified, warm and rough!
The duo’s Inspiration is found everywhere between subway rides, late night showers and favorite bars. New ideas are kept manically on every smartphone nearby. This is sound autism at the highest stage. Mat.Joe’s love for music and the ambition to improve are the main ingredients that keep the engine running. It’s what has lead their countless Beatport chart topping anthems on record labels: Defected, Toolroom, Hottrax and Exploited.
It’s not every day that a 16 year old DJ begins his producing career with a track released on Get Physical Music and played over 6 million times. Since then, The Berlin based DJ / producer’s career has rapidly grown, playing in Ibiza and a host of other European countries, along with tours across Asia and North America. Gigs included renowned festivals such as ‘Frequency Festival’ in Austria and the ‘Street Parade’ in Zurich.
With official remixes for Nhan Solo, Eli & Fur, Solee and more, he has gained support from the likes of Pete Tong, Maya Jane Coles, M.A.N.D.Y. to name a few. In the studio, the german combines the warm sounds of organic instruments influenced by 60’s and Indie rock. Behind the decks Nils’ clinical sets are becoming well known for their big room sound and infectious energetic feel that heat up dance floors without fail.
With her meteoric rise to Asia’s queen of techno and Thailand’s shining star on the global scene – Nakadia needs no introduction. Having conquered the world over, her clubbing and festival headline list has ticked every box. But that doesn’t stop her constant touring schedule and string of thumping productions.
She has been a 3-year staple of Kolour In The Park and we are more than excited to welcome her back for our 4th edition. Get ready for some driving techno from the Queen!
Mendy Indigo is one of Bangkok’s leading female underground DJs. One journey to Nepal changed her life – she discovered her passion for electronic music and ever since then she is on the mission to expose her dark and melodic sound to Techno lovers all over the world.
She started as part of the Loco Crew in her hometown Korat and continued crafting her mixing skills at the famous Ting Tong bar in Koh Chang. Since Bangkok became her home, she’s been known in the scene for her distinctive sound of Techno. Over the years she’s been performing all over Asia until her dream came true and she toured in Germany, including clubs such as the unique Techno Club Sisyphos in Berlin. Today she is hosting events across Bangkok’s clubbing scene including her monthly events DARK & DIRTY at Glow, Why Not Thursday at Beam and Nowhere to Now Here at De Commune.
Mendy Indigo performed in the following countries: Thailand, Germany, Switzerland, Netherlands, Spain, Malta, Hong Kong, Singapore, Korea, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Indonesia, Sri Lanka
With his busy DJ schedule, event company Kollectiv, local hit Kolour and weekly club night Family Wednesdays, Coran can be seen as one of the front runners in Bangkok’s growing music scene. His devotion comes naturally to a man who is first and foremost a music lover at heart.
With over 10 years consumed by a thirst for electronic music, the Melbourne-born entity has worn many caps as a DJ. Head down to Bangkok’s home of the underground, Glow Nightclub to see him opening minds and hearts in his true element.
Coran has hosted over 70 events in Bangkok since becoming an event organizer 6 years ago. His feature event Kolour has seen over 30,000+ patrons since conception, sold-out for the last 2 years and is Bangkok’s most celebrated and known day event series.
Coran is a local spokes person for the growing music scene and has featured in publications such as Bangkok Radio, Bangkok Post, Bangkok Airways Magazine and ASIALife Magazine.
A late night juggernaut responsible for the proliferation of techno in Bangkok, Dan Buri is like the city having its own Berlin resident DJ at its helm. Whether he’s playing deep and undulated techno or organic tech house, his legacy in the city is defined by his high-octane performances and an unparalleled ability to engage and connect with the crowd.
Career defining moments come from sharing stages with artists like Sven Väth, Dubfire, Joris Voorn, M.A.N.D.Y, Booka Shade and Azari & III, as well as playing some of the world’s most revered clubs like Tresor, Sisyphos, Time and Kyo.
Dan found inspiration in Bangkok’s relentless afterhours affairs and finally breathed life into his own imprint. Aptly named Neverest Records, Dan has been questing tirelessly to create a family amongst Asia’s DJs and producers and build for the region a platform for sharing and connecting, not just within Asia but also with the world – always spreading the after party ethos upon which Neverest was built.
ATMA has supported Seth Troxler, Pan-Pot, John Digweed, Carl Cox, Miguel Campbell, Lee Foss, Catz n Dogz and various artists internationally, as well as headlined various parties big and small.
Existing in the realms of house, techno and tech-house ATMA’s sound is the interplay of conflicting emotions, journey and instinct. On a cerebral level ATMA has the single goal of making his audience move their body and feel absolutely connected in that moment. However, it’s what’s happening on a subconscious level that makes each performance truly memorable.
With his great love for Disco, House and Techno, Koish is always trying to put on a smile on everyone’s face. Of course, that smile can be a bit more dark and filthy as well. The only rule is to push the boundaries of conventional electronic music exploring new directions while never losing sight of his core passions – playing music, feeling sexy and celebrating life.
With his involvement in Kolour from 2014 to 2017 Koish helped to grow the underground scene in BKK and make it more accessible for the locals. The goal is to open up minds and bring people together under the disco ball. At the present day, Koish is holding residencies at clubs such as BEAM and GLOW and is part of the local Thai artist group UNST (Collect/Save). Currently, he is going back to the roots of small and intimate event concepts, such as Hasta la Disco and Alba, bringing you disco balls along with sexy music and Pina Coladas.
Boris Rubin’s signature sound of deep, groovy melodies and hypnotic basslines come straight from a true passion of electronic music. “I simply enjoying it,” is his answer to the question on why he started DJing. You can definitely feel that passion whether he’s performing for an intimate crowd at Bangkok’s iconic underground club, Glow, or to a sea of comrades at some of Thailand’s premier festivals such as Kolour in the Park and Wonderfruit.
As co-founder of record label, YIPPIEE, Boris is no stranger to sharing the decks with artists like Oliver Huntemann, Mario Aureo, Danny Daze, and Sasha. Albeit not producing music himself, you can feel the adoration and infatuation he has for the sound. If you’re lucky enough to catch him at one of Thailand’s leading techno events or at Linden Lounge in his hometown of Hannover, Germany where he’s a yearly regular, you’ll quickly understand why Boris Rubin stands out on his own amongst the others.
Ekception is a geeky-looking Thai bloke who likes to dance enthusiastically to the music he loves, be it on the dance floor or behind the decks.
He was unearthed by Kolour when he joined its residency ‘Kolour Krew’. Depends on when and where you find him playing, his set can varies from slow R’n’B jams, French touch electronic music, classic disco cuts, straight-up house to trippy techno. Through limitless genres, his only focus is to connect with the people, make them move, having fun, and enjoy the musical journey together.
In 2013, V. Alarik and Spencer stumbled upon each other somewhere deep in the labyrinth sois of Bangkok. By the time the sun rose that morning an alliance was obvious.
It wasn’t long before they were fully immersed in Bangkok’s bustling underground house and techno scene where their work ethic quickly gained the attention of Trust, a Bangkok based agency and events company that got them working alongside artists like Wolf & Lamb, Jamie Jones, Damian Lazarus and Seth Troxler to name a few. But it was their exposure to the local take on underground house and techno that really drew them in. Sunju Hargun, Kimball Collins, Mendy Indigo, Dan Buri and others were forward thinking in their approach and drove the direction Soi Dogs would take on.
From playing at the most prestigious Bangkok events like Kolour, Imprints or Sunn, to late nights and early mornings in the smallest locals only venues, Soi Dogs are there. Their sets are alive with energy but deep and dark enough to take the dance floor on a trip that tells the story of their experience. From party to afterparty, Soi Dogs keep the people dancing across Asia with the pure and simple sounds that inspire them.
Formed by two friends who share the same admiration and vision for music and event organization. A live performance act that not only focuses on quality of sound and delivery but seek to put together an epic and unforgettable performance.
Their sets are inspired by a wide spectrum of influences, from Dosxo to Techno, from Todd Terje and Alex Metric to Stephan Bodzin and Four Tet. The duo share a profound love for solid melodies and hooks, modulation, chord progressions and detailed bass lines which fuels their sets.
Peking Opera is a musical act, much like the Chinese Opera from which the name stems from, the duo seamlessly blend and incorporate different styles of music and instruments, keeping the audience’s ears wandering. They are performers who do not solely rely on the sound aspect of their act, they try to make their act as interactive as possible to grasp the audience’s attention to its fullest capacity.
Peking Opera are one of the most recent additions to the music scene in Bangkok but have already made quite the impression on music lovers with the debut of their live set at Kolour Live in July 2017.
Bangkok born Chaowana has been contributing to the local underground scene for many years. He played one of the first Culture One festivals in Bangkok and worked with Delicate Decibels.
Chaowana was involved with Kolour and was helping to build up the Bangkok underground scene. From an early stage on, Chaowana established his signature style – deep melodic tunes supported by groovy basslines.
In the past 10 years DJ Maarten Goetheer has positioned himself as a stalwart of the Asian Dance Industry. From his residency at Hong Kong’s KEE club to his role as the in-house Booker for Bangkok’s new underground temple BEAM. Maarten Goetheer is in the frontlines of Quality Dance Music.
NK Chan, known as a well-experienced and reliable DJ of Hokkaido, Japan. He started his career as a DJ in 1994, at Club Ghetto in Sendai (Northeast Japan), where he performed with New York city’s top DJs such as Nick Jones. After moving to Sapporo (Hokkaido), he started a party “Spirit of GARAGE” at The HAKATA with one of Japanese House music originators, Tok.M. Also resident of “ULTIMATE FUNK” at Club JADE, “EzOn” at Acid Room and “VORTEX” at The HAKATA.
Bangkok based electro-funk solo artist from Thailand’s Kitsch Cat Records. His music fuses styles from the likes of Herbie Hancock, Prince, Midnight Star, Tyrone Brunson and the Sugar Hill Gang as inspiration. Known for his acclaimed solo work for Bangkok’s Kitsch Cat records as well as various Thai indie labels. He currently resides under a palm tree, juggling coconuts, tending to his beloved bonsais while befriending any wild monkey that passes by.
Chote’s been pushing the mellower side of dance music along with other soul-funk-and-disco-loving DJs of Bangkok. Having guys like MCDE and Theo Parrish as his musical icons, this DJ from Bangkok sets out to blend together different shades of dance music, combining slow burning house, uplifting disco and straight up techno if the moment allows. A true sucker for organic hits, overdriven drums and warm sounds, you’d be hard-pressed to not notice disco and early house influences in the music he plays and makes.
Chote is a part of Slum Disco Soundsystem and Jam On Toast. Under these two collectives, he’s made appearances at many of established clubs and events: Beam, Sing Sing Theatre, Studio Lam, Baba Beach Club Hua Hin, The Commons, Kata Rocks Phuket, and even Quest Festival in Vietnam.