Bicycle Corporation guest DJ Terence C will be presenting his second 'Roots' show this Sunday 4th of April 2021 6 to 8 PM Indochina Time (ICT) and repeating on Thursday 6 to 8 AM (ICT). Scientific Sound Asia Radio is the English language station for Asia and internationally.
Guest DJ Terence C.
This week's guest DJ is Terence C, one of the steadiest hands in the business, Terence C is one of Malaysia’s hidden gems. A resident DJ in Kuala Lumpar (KL) clubs for 22 years, he has warmed up audiences for practically every A-List DJ you can name, a roll call that reads like a history lesson in electronic dance music that includes David Morales, Fatboy Slim, Pete Tong, Chicane, Sasha, John Digweed, Hernan Cattaneo, Carl Cox, Nic Fanciulli, M.A.N.D.Y. and Paul van Dyk, with many visiting stars requesting that Terence opens for them.
A sign of his maturity and skill, he is the go-to guy whenever Digweed plays KL, having notched up at least 9 opening or closing sets for him at the Bedrock icon’s request. For the past 9 years, he’s been a vital part of Zouk KL, Malaysia’s landmark international clubbing destination.
From leading some of the city’s leading regular nights to doubling up as a VJ, Terence C has been an important and integral part of defining the musical identity that Zouk enjoys today. Constantly called back to his true love, techno, Terence is also helming another monthly night at Zouk called ‘We Love Techno’ in association with one of KL’s leading leftfield players DJ XU, concentrating on the underground sounds coming out of labels like Drumcode, Cocoon Recordings, Bedrock Records, and many others.
Kicking off his career as a DJ in 1998 as a protégé of DJ Chris Doss, he grew in the industry with several residences in KL at Cubeat and Globar under his belt. An early and major break for this talented player came in the shape of warming up for New York legend David Morales at the peak of his powers for his first ever Malaysian show.
At the forefront of one of the most exciting periods in Malaysia’s dance music history, Terence was a resident at the seminal Movement club at the turn of the millennium. Since then, he’s appeared wherever dance music has flourished in this city: Backroom, Nouvo and Atmosphere.
Reaching across South East Asia, Terence has also performed at Lush in Singapore and Liquid Club in Ho Chi Minh City. In 2005, Terence helped to spearhead a new audio-visual collective called Altered Image with fellow artists Callen Tham and Didjital.
At the cutting edge of a wave of international artists who were going far beyond the usual DJ-VJ format, Altered Image mixed cinematic visuals, turntable beats and live FX and samples in a mixture that never forgot that the dancefloor was its true home. Winning the Malaysian heats of the internationally renowned Heineken Thirst competition that year, the trio went on to perform across South East Asia as Altered Image, picking up a new fanbase as they toured.
Since then, Terence has always remained at the forefront of technical innovation and has invested considerable time and energy in mastering the Ableton Live production suite and now plays fully live sets using the software as well as traditional decks and CDJ sets that frequently top 7 hours. With almost ten years at Zouk to his name, Terence C is now emerging from the shadows to concentrate on his production work.
Expect a raft of releases scheduled for later in the year, and increasing his visibility across South East Asia. And with a reputation as Malaysia’s hardest-working DJ he looks poised to achieve it.
Bicycle Corporation 'Roots' episode 077 with Terence C 4th of April 2021.
Satoshi Fumi - Manis (Firmament Mix) [Bedrock Records]
Stelios Vassiloudis - Rust (Breaks Mix) [Bedrock Records]
Buraki - Green Lake (Original Mix) [Bedrock Records]
Bedrock - Forge (Framewerk's Cure The Soul Mix) [Bedrock Records]
Bedrock - Forge (Framewerk Full On Mix) [Bedrock Records]
EdOne, Martin HERRS, Santanamusique - Morning Flight (Original Mix) [Bedrock Records]
Science Dept. - Persuasion (Chris Fortier Remix) [Bedrock Records]
DJ Linus - Vibes In Space (Original Mix) [Crosstown Rebels]
Harry Romero Feat. Jessica Eve - It Hurts (Rodriguez Jr. Remix) [Crosstown Rebels]
Tim Green, Izhevski - Mongolian Warrior (Original Mix) [Ruvenzori]
Jimpster Feat. Greg Paulus - Soul Spectral (Dub) [Freerange Records]
Fred Everything - Here (Now) (A 2020 Space Disco Odyssey) [Lazy Days Music]
Chloe (FR) - Mars 500 (Original Mix) [Permanent Vacation]
Oliver Schories - Royan (Nick Curly Remix) [Pracht]
Yulia Niko - Kukolka (Original Mix) [8Bit]
Jim Rivers - Aster (Original Mix) [Bedrock Records]
Francesca Lombardo - Freak On Sea (Original Mix) [Crosstown Rebels]
Dino Lenny - Let Me In (Original Mix) [Ellum]
Mono Electric Orchestra - Space Bass (Original Mix) [Bedrock Records]
Nick Muir, John Digweed - Satellite (Satoshi Fumi Remix) [Bedrock Records]
Joyce Muniz - Crystalline (In Flagranti Remix) [Exploited]
Biesmans - Save the Night (Original Mix) [Watergate Records]
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