Kaiser Souzai (Ballroom Records) // Berlin, live & DJ
Making concrete waves throughout the music underground and carving a reputation internationally with his live performance, popular event nights and taste-making record label Ballroom Records, Berlin based Kaiser Souzai is an unstoppable force within the industry. With the creation of his own musical genre of Art-rock Tech, drawing inﬂuence from 70‘s greats such as Pink Floyd, Genesis and Yes, yet still keeping his roots of deep and progressive techno, electrifying danceﬂoors across the globe.
Kaiser Souzai put himself on the electronic map initially with releases such as‚ ‘Girl‘, which became a huge summer tune in 2006 with it‘s Pulp Fiction samples, and their Cloud series, Altocummulus Floccus, Stratocumulus and ‘Cirrus‘. Remixing for Booka Shade‘s Love Inc on Blauﬁeld and Dave Seaman‘s Everything Comes in Threes on Tulipa Recordings, alongside signature releases on Kinetika, Trapez and Deﬁnitive Recordings to name only a few, not to mention support from all the tastemakers including likes of Sven Vath, Joseph Capriati, Steve Lawler, Adam Beyer to name a few.
The last years has seen Kaiser Souzai build a unique brand representing and creating that art-rock niche which has had critical reception from all over. Regularly featured in the electronic top 10 of various sales portals as Beatport, Kaiser Souzai has further solidiﬁed his name with the creation of Ballroom Records, a label which has grown from strength to strength with a taste-making roster that puts out some of techno‘s best new music alongside vibrant label nights that keep giving and giving.
Kaiser Souzai has introduced his live performance to the world. Each live show incorporates Kaiser Souzai‘s never-ending energy, show- casing his talent as musician with live electronic percussions in front of an eagerly awaiting crowd. He travelled from Belgium to Australia, Thailand to Berlin, gigging at the likes of Womb (Tokyo), Uberhaus (Beirut), Forsage (Kiev), Sisyphos (Berlin), Sullivan Room (NYC) Koi (Singapore), Jungle Experience (Koh Phangan), Circus (Melbourne) and Rhythm & Alps (New Zealand), with the end of their New Zealand tour seeing them headline the Techno Stage alongside the legendary Carl Cox.