Caribbean cuts

lifestyle April 25, 2019 01:00

By THE NATION

American DJ and record producer Ape Drums comes to town tomorrow night for the event series, “D15 Nights Freestyler” organised by Clap and Zaap, at Yello Thonglor in Arena 10 of Thonglor 10.



Ape Drums, known for fusing electronic dance music with Caribbean sounds, gained a new level of international notoriety when his single “Mutant Brain” was used in the 2016 Kenzo World ad campaign. 

He’ll be spinning from 9pm until 2am.

For table reservations, call (085) 253 2000. 

Hemsworth in the groove

Canadian record producer and DJ Ryan Hemsworth, who has built a reputation for effortlessly crossing hip hop, electronica and R&B, mans the decks at Beam at 72 Courtyard tomorrow night from 9 ’til late.

Hemsworth, who won the Junos Award for “Electronic Album of the Year” in 2014, has worked and remixed for prestigious artists such as Kanye West, Beyonce, Lorde, Tinashe, Lana Del Ray and many more. For his Beam gig, he’ll be joined by Yeti Out and DJ Sweed.

Admission is Bt500. Find out more at (02) 392 7750.

Squillace gets it Together

Underground electronic dance music hotspot Glow Nightclub in Sukhumvit Soi 23 is throwing an official Together Festival preparty with Italian DJ and producer David Squillace tomorrow night starting at 9.30. 

The owner of several labels, Squillace releases his own music as well as that of other artists such as Sketch, Minisketch, Vir, 500, Titbit and Hideout. He is also involved in a side project, Better Lost Than Stupid, in collaboration with Martin Buttrich and Matthias Tanzmann.

Book your table at (086) 614 3355.

Leonard model unleashed

Learn how to unleash your emotional intelligence and achieve personal fulfilment in the workplace at the “EQ For Innovative Thinking” seminar by Dr Leonard Yong at the Landmark Bangkok Hotel in May 23 and 24.

The programme features “Introduction to EQ”, “Personality Profiling with the Leonard Personality Inventory”, “Understanding the Leonard Model”, “Interpersonal Skills for Innovative Leaders”, “Developing EQ Competencies”, “Corporate Transformation” and “EQ Mapping for Innovative Leaders.”

The fee is Bt19,000. Register online at www.ItdWorld.com/registration/bkk/EQ or call (02) 116 9336 for more information.

A river comes to life

Chao Phraya Tourist Boat – the original hoponhopoff boat service that has been providing services since 2003 along Chao Phraya River in Bangkok – invites everyone to show off their creativity by entering a contest dubbed “The River Art”.

Based on the theme “The River of Culture Heritage”, this contest aims to reflect the cultural heritage along the river.

The first prize is Bt100,000 and five runnersup taking home Bt10,000. Download the application form before April 30 at Facebook.com/chaophrayatouristboatblueflag or call (02) 024 1342 extensions 115117.