A DJ set by producer, multi-instrumentalist, and "insatiable music junkie" Perera Elsewhere will favour polyrhythms, rich sound textures, shifting basslines, and post-modern club hybrids.
Jason Hou intertwines traditional Chinese instrumentals with fat industrial dubstep beats, thanks to collaborations with Beijing melodic death metal band Frosty Eve and Chinese Canadian composer & conductor Jin Zhang. Compatriot Hyph11E’s eerie dystopias combine vintage noise and industrial with contemporary club music. Her debut EP, which came out this year on Shanghai label SVBKVLT includes remixes by M.E.S.H., Tsuzing, and Kid Antoine.
Innovative Chicago footwork trailblazer Jana Rush, whose debut LP, Pariah, rang-in 2017 on Objects Ltd., expertly integrates other influences (ghetto house, soul, acid, jungle) into a beloved dance-floor trope.
DJ Champion’s penchant for low-end basslines and dazzling rhythmic patterns sees him flit between house, UK funky, and grime. He first exploded onto the scene with a release on Terror Dangah’s Hardrive label before forming his own Formula Records imprint to continue his bass odyssey. He’ll be joined by MC Serious for his Berlin appearance.
Beijing-based producer Jason Hou is part of Dohits and 2nd Sense Audio. His music is an exciting fusion of club music with traditional Chinese instrumentation, and forms part of the innovative, new wave of young club producers emerging from China.
Hailing from London’s Hackney is Serious, the MC who consistently delivers thunderous bars alongside Champion. The two can always be relied on bring dynamite to dancefloors.
A man with a penchant for low-end basslines and dazzling rhythmic patterns, Champion is no stranger to innovation and his productions have made their mark on the UK underground.
Hailing from Shanghai is the exhilarating young producer, Hyph11e. Affiliated with the Shanghai staple Genome 6.66 Mbp (the collective responsible for releasing music from the likes of Rui Ho, Wa?ste and Dirty K), she was featured on their first compilation in 2016 with track “叶子”.
London-born, Berlin-based producer, multi-instrumentalist, and DJ Sasha Perera launched her solo endeavor, Perera Elsewhere, in 2013. The project forays into minimal, semi-acoustic, and abstract sonic territories.
Jana Rush is a Chicago-born-and-raised footwork DJ and producer. In 2016, Rush released MPC 7635 EP as JA Ru on Objects Ltd. – Lara Rix-Martin’s label showcasing women and non-binary artists. The EP received attention for its intricate drum arrangements.