The team behind LOVE & LIGHT and PACHA Ibiza Cape Town & Olmeca Tequila SA, proudly presents SIRIUS.
Returning for the first event of 2014 with a 10-hour intergalactic journey featuring top international artists PHAXE, VICE and O.T.B.
The event is set to take place on the 14th of June 2014 at the iconic Cape Town City Hall, and promises to be one for the books. We are also very proud to announce Olmeca Tequila SA as our main sponsor for the event!
This is one that’s not to be missed.
Kevin aka Phaxe has gone from a no-name to an international player of the Progressive Trance elite within no time. Dropping his artist name Phaxe in 2007 provokes few, if any, reactions. Only 4 years later he has become a synonym for upper-league party music. Highly acclaimed live sets all around the world, applauded releases, and remixes for some of the scene’s biggest names tell an impressing success story. A story that makes the man from Copenhagen repeatedly being described as a “Progressive Prodigy”.
Looking back, the evolution of Phaxe`s sound is the history of a perfect storm brewing. It starts with excessive party weekends in the late 90s, awakening his interest in electronic music production. First creative steps are taken in front of a Nintendo gaming console. Eventually this new passion leads to a professional audio engineer training in 2006. These 3 stages of Phaxe’s career are still very noticeable today: His music is to-the-floor, playful, and high-quality in terms of sound.
This irresistible mixture is first to be heard in 2007 when a Phaxe track is released on IONO Music. One year later things take off: The title “Swing King” gains euphoric feedback from both party freaks and DJs worldwide. Within no time Phaxe is producing together with artists like Audiomatic, Morten Granau, Vice, Zyce, Flegma and many others. Great compliments are given to him when the still young producer is asked to remix some of his early Progressive Trance idols like Haldolium, Atmos and Symphonix. His long awaited debut album is signed on the prestigious label Iboga.
In addition to his solo activities, Phaxe keeps up a creative dialogue with some other producers – resulting in a great variety of sound and styles. Together with Morten Granau he is known as High & Mighty, delivering deep Progressive House. The name Sinister Silence stands for a mutual project with Dan Hessner and uplifting Progressive Trance. Last but not least there is O.T.B., a collaboration with Martin Daltoft of Vice.
Despite his impressive success story Phaxe always keeps a humorous and friendly attitude which is very noticeable when seeing him on stage. In this very situation his unbroken passion for Progressive Trance rubs off on the audience through vibrant sound waves.
Vice is Martin Daltoft a former member of Time In Motion. He launched his solo project “Vice” in 2010, when he got signed to Blue Tunes Records. Since then he has worked with people like Phaxe, Morten Granau, Perplex, Michele Adamson (Shpongle) and many others. Today he is breaking the boundaries of progressive with his new and fresh “high-tech progressive” sound. Setting new standards for what sounds you can squeeze out of a synthesizer.
His one real vice: Perfection. It is for this very reason that he frequently disappears in his music studio for what seems to be ages. However, once he returns it becomes perfectly clear that this vice is not harmful at all, just the opposite. Delivering productions that stand out due to their intricate elegance and irresistible, hypnotic catchiness, the man from Copenhagen aims to give party people around the world a new taste in progressive trance.
The year is 2010 when Vice launches the track “Voyager” into the orbit of the global Trance scene, setting himself a place among the Progressive stars. However, it’s not quite the beginning of the story. As a matter of fact, Martin Daltoft is already well-known at this moment, being one half of the project Time In Motion since 2007 – Which again is only one facet of his intense commitment in the electronic dance music scene, only his most successful project among many others. 2013 also sees the birth of a new Progressive side project “O.T.B” together with Phaxe.
Excessive touring around the globe, meeting many like-minded people and having lots of great gigs and parties eventually becomes a self-oscillating source of inspiration for Martin. A mighty energy that is distilled in his solo project Vice. Starting with the very first release there is a logical evolution of sound: From the mellow morning groove of tracks like “Within” to the strong and rolling hypnotism of more recent productions. Frequent collaborations with top international producers increases the value and adds to the highly dynamic and entertaining character that is Vice.
Vice’s side project is called O.T.B. and is made together with the progressive prodigy Phaxe.
O.T.B is a new project produced by Phaxe (Iboga Records) and Vice (Blue Tunes Records). The project was launched in 2012 and O.T.B is now open for bookings. Their remix of Ace Ventura – Presence has gotten a lot of attention and so will their coming releases on Spin Twist, Blue Tunes, Iboga etc.
Named after the brightest star in the sky, SIRIUS aims to celebrate free energy, abundance, social justice and inter-planetary support. Cape Town’s iconic city centre is in for something special, get ready as we turn the City Hall Blue Room upside down.
A fully licensed bar will be available and no under 18′s will be allowed. For more information, updates and directions, kindly visit the SIRIUS Cape Town Facebook page.
Sirius Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/
Tickets are available on Webtickets: (click here)
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