Vh1 Supersonic 2019
16 February 2019 - 17 February 2019
Known by his stage name Bonobo, Simon Green hails from Brighton, England. Starting out with a trip-hop aesthetic, he has since branched out significantly, experimenting with nu jazz, world music and more. He has cultivated a sound that resonates with his fans across the globe. Accompanied by a full band with organic instruments, his live performances are a fantastical experience for the audience.
The anonymous Producer/DJ is became one of the fastest rising dance producers in history, his fanbase ranges from children to adults who have helped him gather over 2 billion streams and over 300 consecutive sold out shows worldwide. The masked producer’s debut album, 'Joytime', landed him in the Top 5 on Billboard’s Top Dance/Electronic Albums, with his track 'Alone' propelling his monumental success with over 110 million Spotify plays and over 800million video views, making it certified Platinum in only 1 year.
Two Door Cinema Club
Mixing electronic polish with guitar-driven hooks à la Phoenix and the Postal Service, Bangor and Donaghadee, Northern Ireland's Two Door Cinema Club feature singer/guitarist/programmer Alex Trimble, guitarist/singer Sam Halliday, and bassist/singer Kevin Baird. In 2012, Two Door Cinema Club's second album, the Jacknife Lee-produced 'Beacon', hit the number one spot on the Irish album charts, and number two in the United Kingdom.
The British drum and bass four-piece has been together for years before signing with Black Butter Records and dropping their breakthrough hit, 'Feel The Love'. They soon joined Asylum/Atlantic Records and two UK #1 albums in a row followed along with a mercury prize nomination.
Jaden Christopher Syre Smith is an American actor, rapper, and fashion designer. Born in Malibu, California to Jada Pinkett and Will Smith, the artist's earliest foray into the entertainment industry was in his father's 2006 film 'Pursuit of Happyness'. First, in 2010, he appeared on Justin Bieber's 'Never Say Never.' Two years later, he would issue his debut mixtape, 'The Cool Cafe: Cool Tape, Vol. 1', which was inspired by Kid Cudi and Purity Ring.
Anik Khan is a Queens, NY based rapper and singer who makes hip hop that likes to travel. Born in Dhaka, he draws from his immigrant roots and his inner city upbringing, Anik's sound is always authentic to his character. He's been championed by various tastemakers and platforms including Billboard, NY Mag, Ebro Darden, Vice, and even Sir Elton John.
British producer Troy Henry, better known as TroyBoi, is a multicultural electronic music artist who has produced and remixed tracks for rap, R&B, and pop artists in addition to releasing work under his own name. Among his most prominent productions are Little Mix's 'Lightning' and Serayah's 'Get No Better (2.0)', while as a solo artist, his most successful tracks include the muscular likes of 'O.G.', 'Soundclash', and the Mad Decent-issued 'Afterhours' (featuring Nina Sky and co-production from Diplo).
Kohra (Urdu - fog or mist) creates a spatial, mystical and ethereal dance music experience. Versatile, hypnotic and forward-thinking he propels forward his sound via Qilla Records, which he set up in 2009 to promote upcoming, diverse and cutting-edge dance music from India and across the world.
Sandunes (Sanaya Ardeshir) is known for her diverse blend of electronica which combines eclectic sensibilities with progressive electronic elements. Her upbringing as a pianist and keyboard player allows her to create emotive beds of sound and her music can be described as a fusion of globally inspired ingredients.
Known for his intense, driven and raw sound, Arjun is one of the most prolific artists to come out of Asia, and his cutting-edge productions have seen massive global reach. Boldly moving away from a major mainstage career at a time when his erstwhile live act, Jalebee Cartel, was sharing headlining spots with The Chemical Brothers, The Prodigy and Modeselektor, Arjun followed his love for the counterculture by traveling into darker, more experimental terrain.
Arjun co-owns UnMute Agency, and spearheads India’s premier electronic music school, I Love Music Academy. Through his career of 20+ years, Arjun Vagale has risen to the forefront for the quality and depth of his productions and DJ sets, while always staying true to his roots. Whether packing in the dance floor or producing yet another monster tune, Arjun’s total dedication to house and techno is evident in everything he does.
Formed in New Delhi around 2010 by the crooner Suryakant Sawhney, PCRC is a group that’s mutated over time, shedding members and accruing more, always evolving musically with each album: from gypsy jazz to psychedelic cabaret; ballroom waltzes to epic space disco; bossa supernova to uneasy listening.
For Peter Cat Recording Co., 'Bismillah' is their philosophy of sound; a collage of ideas rooted both in the past as well as the present. It is a step into their future of music and a movement towards a blank canvas for everything that will come next. A documentary of the lives they live, think and dream through music. Without genre, a little all over the place and guided by their mood. Free.
Kavya x Chaz is a duo from Delhi comprising of Kavya Trehan, vocalist of the dance and grime band "MOSKO" and Chaitanya Bhalla from the highly acclaimed, "The Skavengers". They have joined forces to explorative sounds dabbling in electronica, folk, hip-hop.
Bangalore-based Tuhin Mehta is one of the pinnacles of India's techno wave. Belonging to the old school breed of DJs with two decades of credentials and his pioneering innovative style, Tuhin has repeatedly been marked out as one of the most important players in dance music in India.