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Monday, November 4, 2013

THC's South African DJ Feature #4 - Royal K (Genre: Progressive)

Local talent all around, and Royal K is no exception. Plenty of fresh sexy progressive, Royal K has long since become a household EDM South African brand and continues to make plenty of headway. Check out the above link for the latest from the Maestro, enjoy!

A little about Royal K in his own words:

"Royal K Does not stick to 1 specific genre as to truly read the crowds response and reactions, his style may be seen as adaptive, but always the right sound to keep a dance floor on their toes.
In 2012 he signed up and joined the Soul Candi Records team,
He plays a mixture of Progressive & Electro house all along his own style, to not sound like your average run of the mill DJ.
Royal K has played some of South Africa's finest clubs such as Truth, Manhattan, Origin (DBN), Latinova, Rocca Bar, Trinity, Voodoo lounge, Vacca Matta, Juice, Groovebar, Manhattans, Clapham Gold, Balizza (PE), Karma (CT), 91 (CT), Bonkers(DBN), XS (Umhlanaga), Crush (Ballito), De La Sol (DBN) Cape 2 Cairo, Jet, Sugar, and many more!
Whilst knocking out some big events like, H2o,Ultrafest, The Workshop (PE), Electric Circus, Ultrafest, Ballito Street Party (New years)tbc, Mynx, Kiss, As well as playin at the Vodacom Color matric rage, Durban July After party (DLI hall) , Ministry Of Sound (Nye 2011).
Also, he has played alongside some of South Africa's finest dj's, including, Roger Goode, Dj Fresh, Ricardo Da Costa, Mark Stent, Vimo, Euphonik, Lady Lea, Erica Elle, Flash Republic, Goldfish and many many more.
Not to mention the Internationals such as – Deadmau5, Steve Aoki, Nervo, Pete Tong, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Edu Imbernon, Menno De Jong, Judge Jules, Chris Lake, Eats Everything, Paul Oakenfold, Hijack, Stupid Fresh, Tom Eq, Jeff Doubleu, Jackinori, Calverton. Bass Kleph. Alex kenji, Sebastian Leger (dec 2011), Sean Tyas, Avicii, Pleasurekraft and more
His first radio single featured the lead vocalist J’Something from Micasa which charted across the country and now his second single Stars is doing the damage as well!
He has done official remixes for Mi Casa all 3 of their current singles, where my remix of “heavenly Sent” is on Gareth Cliffs new album, as well as many other local compilations & my remix of “These streets” is on the Mi Casa Platinum edition.
Besides Mi Casa he has remixed the likes of, Chiano Sky, Pascal & pearce, Toya Delazy, Classy Menace and many more!
Royal K has many tracks on albums across SA, like Bump, House Anthems, Electric Circus, Club Anthems, Boom, Ministry Of Sound and more!
Royal K has many releases to date on various labels in different genres,
Such As, Soul Candi, F! Records. Flexual Records, Grooved music, Destiantion, Champion Beats, Epidemic records, Junky Trunk, Bombeatz, Filthy Bitch, Phresh Digital, Nu Style & Soul Candi records.
Royal K has also been added to the BUMP cd team, and mixed disc # 4 on the latest Bump which reached a milestone this year, BUMP 30."

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