The line-up of headlining acts at this year’s Neon Lights festival is much differed from last year’s edition, but one fact remains – the supporting sets from local DJs of the highest quality.
Fresh off of his set at Darker Than Wax’s BREW series at Jalan Besar’s Chye Seng Huat cafe’s courtyard, Aalely provides your ears with a selection of vintage Middle Eastern funk and rock & classic disco from the South East Asian region. Not one to shy away from pushing the dance floor tempo into the realms of energy driven disco and house, Aalely is bursting onto the scene with a solid range of music suited for any festival.
With his second full length artiste album dropping at the end of November, Intriguant graces Neon Lights with his signature sound that covers the deepest corners of electronic music. His last Recluse album in 2017 garnered global acclaim, and was a true testament of the the sheer quality of independent music exports out of tiny Singapore. Expect the sound of his success and drive as a lone music producer, to bring intrigued minds and dancing feet together at a festival like Neon Lights.
A true pioneer of Singapore’s alternative DJ scene, Ramesh’s CV runs long and deep. From directing the music programming for Singapore’s top draw clubs and bars to currently curating the musically discerning Tropika brand and series of parties, Ramesh is a master of music. Expect music made for dancing from all around the world, with tropical sounds along side electronic themes that is bound to keep you dancing all day and all night.
Spearheading the long running KiloWatt Soundsystem, Gonzo’s range of music covers many musical styles from latin and reggae to afrobeat and dancehall, which creates a diverse experience of sounds and cultures. A true selector with a deep understanding of music, Gonzo brings good music to the table – without any attitude and healthy servings of fun.
Ice Cream Sundays DJs
Singapore’s leading day-time dancing DJ collective make a much approved appearance at Neon Lights. The party collective’s last show was a dance party at the famed Haw Par Villa, and it was a thriller. They are an endearing group of DJs that is made up of Muto, Bongomann and Toppings – and their sound delivers the best in house, funk and disco music that always captures the attention of the general audience looking for an excuse to party and dance on a Sunday.