TROPICAL EXPLOSION with Hugo Mendez (SOFRITO)

TROPICAL EXPLOSION with Hugo Mendez (SOFRITO)

18 March 2016
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Tropical Temple Proudly Presents: TROPICAL EXPLOSION: A dancefloor journey through the vaults of music from planet Earth With Very Special Guest: > HUGO MENDEZ (Sofrito: Tropical Discotheque, UK/FR) Supported By: > DJ Kusto (FR) > DJ Bhayology (NYC) $15 ENTRY ------ Sofrito: Tropical Discotheque is a collective of DJs, producers and artists that combine a love for Tropical rhythms with a firm basis in modern club culture. Rooted in the legendary Tropical Warehouse Parties in East London, Sofrito mixes up vintage sounds from across the tropics with modern productions and exclusive dubplate specials, bridging the gap between eras and continents to produce a unique and intense sound that has seen them play at clubs and festivals across the world. The Sofrito label covers everything from Nigerian acid boogie to raw Gwo Ka rhythms, futuristic sounds from new European producers and heavy Latin vibes from the Pacific coast of Colombia. London-born, Paris-based Hugo Mendez is one of the leading Tropical DJ’s in Europe and the A&R behind the renowned SOFRITO label. He has traveled extensively in order to produce groundbreaking compilations for labels such as Strut, Soundway, Jazzman and Nascente and DJs regularly across Europe. Bringing together a deep musical knowledge and extensive travels with a sharp ear for dancefloor-rocking tunes, his DJ sets draw on everything from vintage bassline Soukous to dubplate edits of Caribbean Cadence and boogie, passing by DIY electro and forward looking Tropical sounds to create a unique balance of hypnotic and percussive rhythms. Limited space will be available so arrive early for this intimate party which will DEFINITELY sell out! Tropical Explosion is an event series which supports our community of global music lovers to connect and experience renowned cutting-edge global DJs/performers in intimate, unique, unpretentious venues around Singapore. ------ Links: > SOFRITO sofrito.co.uk facebook.com/sofritosound soundcloud.com/sofrito > KUSTO soundcloud.com/kust0 > BHAYOLOGY soundcloud.com/bhayology facebook.com/bhayology > TROPICAL TEMPLE facebook.com/tropicaltemple > KARIN AUE karinaue.com/karin-aue