HOTEN | Guest Mix & Interview | SAT 9PM | KISS FM Australia

FRICTION welcomes HOTEN to the Friction Guest Mix. With Hoten’s album currently bubbling away, B-tham catches up with him to discuss the new album and the process behind it all. Tune in this Saturday at 9pm.


“Energetic, percussion driven groove, soulful melodies; a journey through the strings of house music.“ – that’s how Hoten describes his sound, but his productions and live sets speak for themselves.


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Born in São Paulo, Brazil, influenced by the classic house and dance music wave of the 90’s, the Sydney based DJ and producer started his music career at the age of 16 years old when he was introduced to clubbing and started playing at venues in his town.

With his remix for Dee Montero’s classic ‘Bahama’ on Stereo Productions, as well as a 2-track EP ‘Mind Games’ on Knee Deep In Sound, Hoten has reached the ears of many A-List names globally, receiving support from the industry’s most influential artists such as Hot Since 82, Chus & Ceballos, D-Nox, Oxia, Darren Epsilon, Guy Mantzur, Collective States, DJ Ruby, and many more playing his tracks around the world.

He has also undoubtedly cemented his name in the Australian raving scene, building up a fiercely loyal following. From packed headline shows across the country to support sets and warm ups for some of the biggest selectors, he played for brands such as Knee Deep in Australia, Resistance (Ultra Music Festival), Space Ibiza, Days Like This, Electric Gardens – and many more. He became well known for his sets to be always deeply immersive, filled with an uplifting groove, high energy, a consistent mixing style and meticulous craft.

Co-founder of  43 Degrees Records group, his record label and agency that’s been constantly stamping their unique mark into the electronic music industry, he’s been constantly adding strong value to the scene, signing outstanding music from all corners, as well as discovering up-and-coming talents.


Checkout HOTEN’S SoundCloud below

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Remember to keep tuning into Friction every week as we welcome weekly guests up to the Friction waves.

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For east-coast Australian born B-tham, his profile has emulated an impressive array of progressive, deep and techno traits from day one with over a decade of experience. Notable around the country for his quality knowledge and solid dance floor contributions, the underground electronic devotee reigns an incredible reputation within the industry. Having also curated his record label business Late Night Music alongside Kazuki who together keep enthusiasts alive with solid music and a history of Dept of Late Nights events, B-tham is delivering electric quality to the scene. Delivering a catalogue of forefront tunes from clubs to the stage, the B-tham name has engaged an enviable list of top bill spots and support shows for Robert Babicz, Dubfire, Nicole Moudaber, Henry Saiz, Nick Curly and more. He has graced stages at Subsonic, Elements. Rabbits Eat Lettuce, Burning Seed and Electric Gardens while stepping behind the booth at iconic clubs from Melbourne’s Revolver, Circus and Breakfast Club to Dragonfruit in Brisbane, WeLove and SASH in Sydney and Canberra’s Mr Wolf. Early 2018 also saw B-tham invited to play the Melbourne show upon the Circo Loco summer tour. Keeping those progressive, deep tech and all round underground electronic fans rolling, B-tham has spent a heavy part of his career on radio and in studio production, striving to bring pioneering music to the masses at Raw FM, Energy FM, with a current residency at Kiss FM with his Friction show, along with an array of remixes and original releases. With Summer on the way, has B-tham on multiple works with his most recent remix for Mønarch which gained support from Subandrio. Prepping for the Spring, B-tham is remixing Australian Icon Mark Dynamix with his label partner Kazuki, along with B-tham completing a remix for Fourthstate to be released late Spring. Summer sees B-tham releasing a 3 track EP with Late Night Music, including some special guests on the release. With support for his productions having already been gained from pioneering artists Bog, Lonya, Nick Varon, Cevin Fisher, Audiojack, Chris Fortier, Danny Lloyd, Tjerk Coers, Nikko Z and more.

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