DJ Wash is the co-founder of Hong Kong's premier Drum&Bass + Dubstep promoter Kongkretebass + Kongkast along side partner in crime Electronic Mistress (Elemiz), a Hong Kong based organisation which has been pushing the limits and boundaries in every angle possible promoting music events, website, as well as Asia’s biggest drum & bass/dubstep podcast in the region since 2006. Kongkretebass have hosted some of the best Drum & Bass / Dubstep events in Hong Kong. Named by “TIMEOUT Magazine (Hong Kong)” as “Ever-present and deeply knowledgeable promoter”, Kongkretebass has been instrumental in the growing of the bass music scene in Hong Kong. DJ Wash ventured into music in the late 90s when living in Sydney, Australia. He took to deejaying in the year 2000 with breakbeats, hip hop and later Drum & Bass. With over a decade of DJing, DJ Wash has developed his skills on the turntables in numerous performances throughout Asia as well as on the international stage. Regarded as the best Drum & Bass DJ in Hong Kong/China, and one of the best in Asia, he has share the stage with high-profile DJs such as Friction, Goldie, Breakage, SpectraSoul, Shimon, Big Bud, Chris Su & Jade, Lynx, Goth-Trad, Distance, Kode9, Kryptic Minds, Pinch to name a few.
DJ Wash convinces the crowds with dynamic sets, tight and aggressive mixing skills and a refreshing spectrum of styles in Drum & Bass and Dubstep. Not a surprise, that since his return to Hong Kong in 2005, he has been headlining many of the city's major Drum & Bass nights in addition to international headline guest performances in Thailand (Bangkok), China (ShenZhen, Chengdu, Shanghai) & Germany (Chemnitz & Dresden). Since his relocation to Dresden, Germany in early 2012, DJ Wash has once again performed alongside partner in crime – Elemiz, as well as headlining and supporting high profile acts and events such as Tek La Rock (Noppe, Dub Police / FINN), STROGA Festival, and in September 2012, Wash will be representing Asian/Hong Kong Music artist at the forthcoming CCDC 2012 / CubeXII eMusic Festival – Presented by Bassliebe in Cologne, Germany.
As an avid producer, DJ Wash continues to push his studio work with productions and remix projects of his own deep, dark, tech-style sounds in the genres of Drum & Bass and Dubstep.
Being the first Chinese born Drum and Bass Producer from Hong Kong to be released not only in China, but in Europe, where he was asked by renowned Czech Republic’s Trash Pop band “100°C“ on “INDIESCOPE Records / Sony BMG” to remix for their album “Brunt Rock” released in 2008.
With recent release in 2011 on a fast rising China + UK based label “Rankadank Recordins”, DJ Wash’s “Repulsion EP” is seen as the forefront of Hong Kong Drum & Bass music, as this was the first Internationally release EP by a Hong Kong born Drum & Bass artist.
His track can also be found on a Dresden, Germany local CD Compilation called – Musik Freunde Kumpilation. Which was released in June 2012.
His tracks have been widely supported by Asia and Oceanic artists, as well as across the airwaves in Europe as well as Great Britain. Some of his original music has been featured on Channel V’s opener for the “AMP" (Asia) Television show, as well as many episodes of Kongkast. With his love for music radio and a vision into the future of music, DJ Wash had taken to the airwaves since 2004. Hosting his own Internet radio show for UK-based Drum and Bass website Planetdnb.com (2004-2006), in which it was one of the highest rating Drum & Bass Music website in the 2005. From then, he channeled his music through podcasting, and in 2006, Kongkretebass KONGKAST was born. The first Asia based Drum & Bass / Dubstep Podcast direct from Hong Kong. It has been named by many as across the globe as “Asia’s Number 1 Drum & Bass Podcast”. Hosting some of the biggest names from all around the world. KONGKAST have had great success with over 250,000+ downloads each year since 2008.
With a respectable history in events promotions, broadcasting and deejaying, DJ Wash has undoubtedly established himself as a prolific figure in the top of the Drum & Bass/Dubstep scene South East Asia and beyond.
More information at:
info [at] kongkretebass.com