International DJ KSUKE Announces Thailand & Myanmar Tour Dates

19.January.2018 | MUSIC

KSUKE is fierce competition in the DJ scene right now, acquiring a big following of fanatic fans. His work has taken him overseas where his name is becoming engraved into the minds of those outside Japan. In recent years, his activity has been strong in the sphere of Asia.

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KSUKE has taken the stage at the world’s electronic music battleground, Ultra Music Festival, in Miami, Korea and Japan. He has also performed at Universal Studios Japan’s end-of-year countdown party.

He continues to be a dominating presence at his live sets. His latest single, POOL feat. Meron Ryan, ranked as one of the most listened to tracks of 2017 on Spotify in Japan.

His influence is also proven with his other rankings: he ranked 3rd in “Best of 2017 Electro Tokyo,” 14th in “Best of 2017 Top Hits Japan,” and “Best of 2017 Tokyo Super Hits.”

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KSUKE is set to conquer overseas some more as he darts his way into 2018. His schedule will see him embark to Thailand and Myanmar.

 

KSUKE maintains distinguished power and is likely to expand his sphere of influence outside Japan even more this year. Watch this space.

 

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Title: KSUKE – POOL feat. Meron Ryan

Digital Release: June 16, 2017

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Tour Dates:

1/20 @ Jive Garden Festival 2018 (Chiang Mai, Thailand)

1/27 @ FUSE (Yangon, Myanmar)

2/9 @ ELE TOKYO (Azabu-Jūban, Japan)

2/19 @ Sound Museum Vision (Shibuya, Japan)

2/24 @ ORCA NAGOYA (Nagoya, Japan)

 

Official Website: http://ksukejpn.com/

 

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