Le Noir KL continues it's rooftop House vibes this weekend (27 & 28 July) at Trec with Fridays Tales of the Terrace featuring Kuma and DJ Gabriel aka Jeneral Kai whilst Saturday welcomes Darren Mac and the Groovedoctor for Sing it black.
Le Noir KL presents Tales of the 2018 featuring Kuma and DJ Gabriel aka Jeneral Kai.
Gabriel (Jeneral Kai) is known as one of our most long standing legends of the regional scene. Singaporean born Malaysian domiciled Gabriel Chong been producing electronic music under various aliases - DJ Gabriel, Deep House Society and most recently as Jeneral Kai since 1988. Today, out of his comfort zone and with his new alter ego Jeneral Kai is releasing new tracks weekly through his newly own record label; Turn-it-up Recordings.
The Jeneral Kai music is all about dancing and keeping it alive, with unpredictable beats and deep hypnotic progressive to techno abstract tech house style. With a digital revolution that is constantly evolving, he is not hung-up on genres but rather focuses on producing quality tracks and bringing his production style to the global mainstream. His sets can comfortably span techno, tech house, deep tech, minimal and deep house.
is one of the few established DJs from Malaysia who plays across Asia and Europe. With those signature underground techno and techno based sounds, he's earned himself something of a name in the Asian underground house music community, taking the music to dance floors across Asia, including the likes of Embassy (Philippines), Sound Club (Thailand), Womb (Tokyo), and festivals such as the Full Moon party on the beach of Haadrin in Koh Pangan (Thailand), Epizode (Vietnam), regular Jungle Experience (Koh Phangan) appearances to add to appearances in Singapore, Macao, Yangon, Berlin, Paris, Corsica, Amsterdam, Ibiza and many more..
At home in Malaysia he’s cut a swathe through the underground since the late 1990s, from Genting Highlands to Sunway Lagoon to Jalan P. Ramlee’s Poppy Collection and Rumjungle over much of the noughties, to being co-founder along with Alex Martin of the decade crossing KL underground institution Quinte on Heritage Row during the first half of this decade, to now being resident at Le Noir KL and the Sunday Daydream Pool Party, regular appearances at The Sweatbox, Ren @ Kyo KL, Bar Zhen and more.
Also dabbling into techno productions, his two releases in the last year, Kamagra and the Acid Flux EP created waves, and with new regular radio show appearances on Frisky Radio and Ibiza Radio 1, plus a couple of EPs being finalised, including the newly released Saigon Express on Baroque Records imprint Dlimited, there’s much more to come in the very near future.
Le Noir KL presents 28 July 2018 with Darren Mac and the Groovedoctor.
Darren Mac: Whether performing in clubs or producing music as a label partner for the highly successful LS City Records, Darren’s obsession with dance music has never been deeper. Playing his distinct style of deep tech house and big room tribal beats, Darren brings with him a wealth of musical knowledge and experience. Originating from London, Darren’s musical journey started in the early 90s performing at many of the underground clubs and warehouse parties across the city.
Not just satisfied with DJing, Darren has been involved in producing and remixing music for many high profile artists and record labels as well as promoting many of his own events. He was also a member of the award winning Club Jam which was instrumental in breaking the London underground garage scene which took over the UK’s capital in the late 90s
Prior to relocating to Asia, Darren held residencies at many of the UK’s premier clubs including Club UK, Cabello, The Complex, The Aquarium and Gass Club. Also touring with God’s Kitchen, Miss Moneypenny’s and Ministry of Sound and performing alongside Paul Oakenfold, Carl Cox, Sasha and John Digweed at the Tribal Gathering festival.
In recent years, Darren has been a major influence in Bangkok and was instrumental in helping to build the city’s underground music scene into what it is today. Holding down residencies at legendary clubs including Q Bar, The Tunnel, Mystique and 808, and was involved in launching and promoting the infamous Twisted Republic, and since mid 2016, Le Noir KL itself, where he is one of the co-founding residents.
Groovedoctor (Mark Rajesh): With a pedigree that stretches back close to three decades the Groovedoctor has played a seminal role in the development of club culture and the electronic dance music scene in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Starting off his aural therapy excursions in 1990, the good doctor began experimenting with electronic music specifically house and garage at a time where pop, soul and R&B were the dominant genres in the local club scene. In the mid 90s the genre grew in popularity and the Groovedoctor has since carved a reputation as one of Malaysia’s pioneer electronic music DJs, even picking up the title of ‘Best Local DJ 2002’, from lifestyle magazine – Juice and earning the right to the title of Malaysia’s ‘godfather of House’.
The good doctor has administered therapy to thousands of clubbers, playing at almost every club and event in KL clubbing history as well as abroad. Among the clubs he has touched in KL are Zouk, Velvet Underground, Hard Rock Café, Liquid, The Disco, Sugar, Backroom, Boom Boom Room, Café Iguana, Legends and Pyramid Supper Club besides headlining many major music festivals in the past. Internationally, he has rocked venues in Bangkok, Jakarta, Bali, San Francisco and Tokyo. To date, he has shared deck duty with some of the biggest names in the music industry including Frankie Knuckles, Kenny Dope Gonzales, David Morales and Sven Vath.
: Unit H-G-07, The Hive, TREC, Lot 435, Jalan Tun Razak, KL: Roof terrace opens at 5pm. To reserve your spot: Book online: https://form.jotform.me/LeNoirKL/book-a-table. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / Phone/WhatsApp: 012-224 5416. Valet parking available.