Mega Star Arena to Host Bass Culture Asia’s Epic Musical Journey

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Kuala Lumpur, Monday, 20th October 2023 – The electronic dance music scene in Malaysia is in a state of constant evolution, and this transformation continues with the arrival of Bass Culture Asia. On November 4, 2023, prepare to witness an electrifying event that will set Mega Star Arena, located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, ablaze. BCA boasts an impressive lineup of musical talents, featuring both local and international artists.

Presented by AG Group Global, Bass Culture Asia (BCA) promises an unforgettable expedition into the world of electronic music. Don’t miss your opportunity to become a part of the BCA community and immerse yourself in an extraordinary evening filled with exceptional performances by top-tier artists. The event will captivate you with its mesmerizing visual displays and create an ambiance throbbing with unadulterated energy.

BCA is ready to put on a show that will give you a mind blowing experience with their top-tier audio system, state of the art lighting effects & laser display and a mega LED screen that will keep you glued to the impressive visuals that will be broadcast throughout the night, within the luxurious and welcoming  environment of Mega Star Arena. The experience is expected to be worth every penny as all party goers will be dancing like there is no tomorrow.

Aimed at fulfilling the immense hunger of dance music fans within the region, especially for those who are passionate about and are longing for trance and hardstyle, Bass Culture Asia: The Rising has officially revealed its first batch of electronic music artistes to the public after listening to all of your feedback.

“They heard your responses, they are now here to fulfill your dreams.”

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Among the first international acts to be announced are legendary hardstyle duo TNT made up of  Italian hardstyle deejay & producer Cristiano Giusberti, known by his primary stage name Technoboy, and hardstyle deejay & producer Antonio Donà a.k.a Tuneboy, both from Bologna.


Technoboy’s biggest hits include ‘War Machine’, ‘Rage’, ‘Into Deep’, ‘Oh My God’, and the Qlimax 2008 Anthem ‘Next Dimensional World’ and has played at  Defqon.1 Festival, Bionic (UK), Sensation, Mondo (Edinburgh UK), Qlimax, Mystery Land, In Qontrol, Hard Bass, X-Qlusive, Fantazia (Glasgow), Decibel etc., and in Clubs like Hemkade 48, The Bridge, Index (Earthquake 2003), Tropicana, OXA, Ministry of Dance, Locomotion, Plaza di Christo, Vat 69 (2Fast4Trance), The Melkweg, and Club Sans Souci (The Zone)

Tuneboy has produced over 500 tracks supported by the biggest international names on the scene and played at parties such as Parties like Qlimax, Defqon, X-Qlusive, In Qontrol, Decibel, HardBass, Tomorrowland, Dance Valley, Black, Q-Base and now Bass Culture Asia.

Technoboy & Tuneboy are the pioneers of the energetic sounds of hardstyle.

Joining them on the big stage at Mega Star Arena will be the trending duo OverDrive, made up of Hard Trance/Tech/Hardstyle deejays & producers Jesse Pedro & Christian Jay from Melbourne Australia. The duo is expected to ignite the night with their stimulating music and drop beats that will have Malaysia shaking to the core..

Also in the line up is Scottish trance & techno deejay and record producer DJ Mark Sherry. The always on the pulse Sherry has remixes on Outburst Records/Techburst Records, Reset (Spinnin), Armada, Mental Asylum, High Contrast, Lange & Detox, and is guaranteed to have you dancing till dawn.

Next on the list is deejay and producer DJ Isaac (Roel Schutrupsoel), from The Netherlands. He is one of the founders of hardstyle and has been  at the forefront of harder dance music; a position he now holds for over 20 years. Always sticking his head out for new revolutions in sound, Schutrupsoel is a regular headliner at the world’s biggest dance festivals and events like Electric Daisy Carnival, Defqon.1 Festival, Qlimax and Decibel Outdoor. He is responsible for big hits like ’DJ, Ease My Mind’, ‘B*tches, ‘Digital Nation‘ and Stick Em’ and remixes for Martin Garrix, Dash Berlin, Yellow Claw & Showtek.

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Also joining the incredible line up of acts for BCA, is new BBC Radio 1 resident Will Atkinson, who is an entity that truly congers up futuristic soundscapes for the jilted generation. Responsible for over 100 BBC Radio 1 airplays and 6 Beatport number 1s, the ambidextrous Atkinson who cannot be restrained by genre, began mixing records at the tender age of 7.  He has certainly come of age with a long list of hit records that includes “Pat Butcher”, “Victims”, “Numb The Pain”, “Subconscious”, “Mesmerize” (ft Rowetta from The Happy Mondays), “The Gamer Changer”, “Fresh Meat”, all of which, are genre defining, chart topping, iconic titles that have set the bar uncomfortably high for Will’s peers to try and follow.

Having released on all of the scene’s coolest labels including Subculture, Kearnage, FSOE, Spinnin’, Armada, Perfecto Fluoro and Vandit, the demand for Will’s production skills is truly rampant. His tour schedule reads like a catalogue of the coolest festivals and clubs in the world with regular peak time slots at EDC Vegas, EDC Mexico, Dreamstate all over the US, Beyond Wonderland, Creamfields, Luminosity, BAT Buenos Aires, Subculture Australia, Earthcore, ASOT and now bass Culture Asia in Kuala Lumpur.

The local line up that has been announced so far includes crowd favourites deejay, producer and radio celebrity Ramsey Westwood, international globetrotters Chukiess & Whackboy, who need no introduction, EDM vocalist Amin Salmee whose tracks have been making waves with top labels like Warner Music Malaysia, Black Hole Recordings (The Netherlands) & Armada Music (The Netherlands),  the iconic Mister Ariffin, DJ duo Techwoot B2B Azwa, and DJ duo Smash B2B Yunn.

A limited number of Phase 1 General Admission and VIP tickets are currently on sale.

Ticketing Information:

General Admission:

Phase 1 : RM 178
Phase 2 : RM 208

1) GA ticket holders can only enter the General Admission Areas in the event venue.
2) Normal lane during entry and bar.
3) Normal Festival band.

VIP Pricing:

 Phase 1 : RM 238
Phase 2 : RM 278
1) VIP express lane for entry and beverages.
2) Access to enter VIP and GA areas.
3) Vip area included raised viewing platform (FREE SEATING)
4) Access to exclusive private VIP bar
5) BCA PREMIUM VIP pass x1
6) BCA PREMIUM Led festival band x1
7) Inclusive of 1x Beer (Heineken) and 1x drink. Options (Soft drink / Mineral Water)

Purchase your tickets only at and from nowhere else to ensure that you have secured legitimate access to the event.

The people behind Bass Culture Asia have massive experience in organizing EDM events, plus The Rising is well-supported by Hardstyle Republic & KL Warehouse Project.

Rentak Sejuta and Selebriti Online are the official media partners to Bass Culture Asia: The Rising.

Grab your tickets now and secure your spot at the hottest EDM event of the year. Don’t miss out on the chance to be part of the energy, the music, and the unforgettable memories

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