Bangkok, January 26, 2018 – United Music Events, Czech Republic-based event organizer of large-scale high quality dance events since 2005, Create Intelligence, Thailand’s leading creative, digital and production company specialized in unique and innovative concepts, and Pure Pleasure Entertainment recently hosted the Exclusive Warm-Up Party for Transmission Bangkok 2018 at Sky on 20, Novotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20 with a special guest, Driftmoon, who will be performing The Ceremony of Warriors at Transmission Festival Asia, and Bangkok’s own DJ LonSkii.
The at the Exclusive Warm-Up Party, Create Intelligence and United Music Events representatives highlighted the new theme ‘The Spirit of The Warrior’ which is set to be the biggest production to date, along with the full artists lineup; Aly & Fila, Ben Nicky, Ferry Corsten presents Gouryella, Jordan Suckley, Key4050, Markus Schulz Presents Dakota, and,The Thrillseekers, The Ceremony of Warriors by Driftmoon and Geronimo Snijtsheuvel, and warm-up by local talent DJ LonSkii. The second edition of Transmission Festival Asia will take place at BITEC’s Hall 99-100 on March 17, 2018. Tickets are available at https://www.ticketmelon.com/event/transmission2018 priced at THB 2,800 for Tier 1 General Admission and THB 4,500 for Early Bird VIP, and THB 5,000 for Tier 1 VIP.
The second edition of Transmission Festival Asia is set to welcome 12,000 attendees, claiming to be the biggest indoor festival in Thailand, with the accreditation of “the biggest production to date under the new theme ‘The Spirit of The Warrior’ which was launched on November 25, 2017 at O2 Arena Prague, Czech Republic. The 14th edition of the original Transmission event held over 18,000 attendees from more than 70 countries around the world.
The organizers of Transmission will once again combine its unique storytelling approach with best-in-class stage and audiovisual production. Under the ‘The Spirit of The Warrior’ show, event audience will be inspired to search for the energy required to conquer everyday challenges and achieve goals. The story revolves around reaching deep within self and unveiling a code to master the courage of ancient warriors and the six virtues that define the spirit of the warrior; Strength, Vision, Unity, Honour, Discipline, and Courage.
Transmission Bangkok 2018 Lineup Details
Set to return to Bangkok are Aly & Fila, the creative minds behind global music label Future Sound of Egypt, bringing with them their unique sounds of uplifting and melodic trance. They have been featured at many worldwide festivals namely A State of Trance and Ultra, not to mention that they have hosted their own stage at Tomorrowland and even performed at The Great Pyramids of Giza in Egypt. Each one of their singles in 2016 reached #1 on Beatport Trance Chart and were Voted #1 Trance DJ in the 2016 Trance Podium Top 100 DJ Poll for 3rd Year in a Row and placed 53 on this year’s DJ MAG Top 100 they are.
Ben Nicky, self-proclaimed “bad boy” of Trance known for his versatile music style, on his second Transmission Stage performance following Transmission Australia in 2016.
Ferry Corsten who will be returning to Bangkok to perform his Gouryella 2.0 the second chapter of his revival Gouryella project in its unique narrative style.
Also performing at this year’s event is Jordan Suckley, a world-renowned DJ, Music Producer and host of Damaged Radio most notably known for his unique blend of Trance, Psy Trance, Tech-Trance and Techno, and for his remarkable performances at global events such as EDC, Global Gathering, ASOT, FSOE, and Luminosity.
Key4050 a new supergroup made up of the Irish duo John O’Callaghan and Bryan Kearney will be taking to the stage. Both are well revered in the trance community for their notable style that blends Psy, Tech, and classical trance. Having played at sold out events around the globe such as Luminosity, A State of Trance and Dreamstate they are a force to be reckoned with.
Markus Schulz will also be making his return to Bangkok, with global hits ‘The New World’ reaching over 5.8 million views and ‘Destiny’ achieving 2.7 million views on YouTube. His unique Trance style has easily recognized the world over and has graced the stages of a number of global festivals such as EDC, Ultra, Nocturnal. Amongst his other achievements Markus Schulz has hosted his own stage at Tomorrowland and has chaired the Global DJ Broadcast radio show for over 15 years, and remixed everyone from Moroder to Madonna. In addition to this, Markus Schulz will be returning under his alias Dakota which features complex themes and art for a more thought-provoking storytelling experience.
Steve Helstrip, better known as The Thrillseekers, has been at the forefront of the global trance scene for some 15 years. Steve continues to captivate crowds the world over and has recently performed at Aly & Fila’s headline FSOE450 event at the historic site of Karnak Temple in Egypt, as well as Creamfields, Ministry of Sound, Godskitchen and Gatecrasher. His latest release The Thrillseekers Pres Hydra ‘Amber’ became the second fastest selling trance release in Beatport history, reaching number 1 in no more than just 3 days.
Prague based and Transmissions’ very own Driftmoon is heart and mind combined into perfect harmony. His music can be defined as melodic arena trance with wide variation in both trance, uplifting trance and deep roots in classical orchestration. His composition in collaboration with Geronimo Snijtsheuvel comes to the theme music for Ceremony of Warriors