[香港HONG KONG] – 23 NOV 2013
Strategic Sounds presents Soul Healing
On Saturday 23 November at Bassment, Strategic Sounds brings you a night of soul healing. Immerse yourself in the sounds of pure drum 'n' bass.
DJ SAIYAN ( Magnetic Soul / Bass Music China - Hong Kong / Macau )
Base in Hong Kong and Macau, Saiyan a.k.a. Terence is one of the core members and resident DJ of the Magnetic Soul Crew - most visible and prolific Drum and Bass Crew in Hong Kong's music scene. He founded the first Dnb/Dubstep event - Bass Attack in Macao, which was named as "The historic moment" in the Bass music scene of Macao. He is also the co-founder of Bass Music China (BMC) which promote Bass Music Culture in China.
Saiyan started to get into different kind of music since 1990 and in a Macau band called Dr. in 2002, with their individual formative roots ranging from producing Nu Skool Breakz，Drum and Bass，Jungle，Experiment，Dub music. In 2004, Dr. released their debut album – "OD" and keep their focus on music production and live performance.
In 2005, Saiyan joined Magnetic Soul, organized events and brought several International DnB DJs into Hong Kong and Macao. Saiyan started to spin Drum and Bass, Dubstep, IDM, Dub and since this time with Magnetic Soul he has supported artists such as Roni Size, LTJ Bukem, Ed Rush & Optical, Total Science, Dj Fresh, Dj Randall, Spectrasoul, Black Sun Empire, Ant TC1, Klute, Utah Jazz, DJ Makoto, DJ Fu, Sonic etc. He also DJ in festival such as Macao Electronic Dance Music Festival 2009, Hong Kong Electronic Music Festival 2009, Secret Island Party 2013, Clockenflap 2012 & 2013 and the Largest Bass Music Festival in Croatia Europe, Outlook Festival 2012 & 2013.
Beside from music, Saiyan is also the professional in the fashion graphic and multi-media industry. He's using another name, Mr. Piksi focuses on fashion graphic design, video, motion graphic production. He was participated in different art projects eg 《Type M Syndrome》of Macao Fringe Festival; Macau art festival and France touches Hong Kong of French May 2009, Macao City Fringe 2010's multimedia concert《Memory》and 《Memory Blueprint》in 2011.
來自澳門的Saiyan aka Mr.Piksi 02年與好友在澳門組成Dr.樂隊，於04年更發表Dr.樂隊大碟「OD」。香港Drumandbass 團體Magnetic Soul之重要成員之一。自05年於香港組織大型音樂派對，積極推廣Drumandbass音樂文化，創辦了被譽為"歷史性一刻"的首個澳門低音派對"Bass Attack"。為香港和澳門之低音文化交流,起了關鍵作用.
除了音樂, Saiyan 亦以另一個名宇, Mr.Piksi於時裝, 影像, 多媒體視覺設計上發表創作, 作品亦多與音樂, 時裝有關。曾參與的演出有澳門藝穗節《M 型症候群》, 《記憶》 , 《跨媒體舞蹈劇場 - 記憶藍圖》, 法國五月節 "France touches Hong Kong", 等。
Phaeton . .
With consistently rolling bass lines, Phaeton has established himself as a mainstay in the Hong Kong drum 'n' bass scene. Having shared the stage with JCC, DJ Dragon and Joe Nice; as well as Zuju, Tarqeeb, Joe Syntax and Pedestrian, his eclectic sound can be heard regularly at Heavy, Magnetic Soul and Sessions HK nights.
Mz Kishi . .
The UK Jungle and hardcore Breakbeat sound lay the foundation to her musical direction, but a move to Hong Kong as well as a change in the times shifted and cemented her passion for drum 'n' bass. She has worked alongside Heavy and shared the stage with Joe Syntax and Lenzman.
Check out her mixtape here -
Having founded the industrial building-based music venue - Strategic Sounds, and as a member of the experimental band Afterdoom
(https://www.facebook.com/afterdoomhk), Sert is certainly no stranger to the local underground scene. His influences range from band music, electronic dance music to experimental sounds. Liquid drum 'n' bass is his specialty, though he doesn't shy away from heavier sounds.
He recently supported Enei, Lenzman, Command Strange. You can catch him working alongside Hong Kong's bass heavyweights - Frequencies, Heavy HK, Magnetic Soul, Sessions HK and Strategic Sounds.
Listen to his sounds here -
-About Strategic Sounds-
Strategic Sounds is a Kwun Tong (East Kowloon) based independent art and music development unit. Since its establishment in Winter 2011, Strategic Sounds has held over 50 events in an array of different artistic forms. Experimental sound, live band performances, deeper underground electronic music and independent film screenings have all found its way to this open platform.
As of 2013, Strategic Sounds has started concentrating its energies towards the promotion of quality music for otherwise desolate dance floors. ; )