Due to a recent medical emergency, John O’Callaghan underwent an operation. As per official statement from John’s management, strict orders were received from the doctors that the artist is not allowed to fly long haul up to three months in order to allow the healing process to continue. Plans are already in place for John’s return. Our prayers go to John for a speedy recovery.

Following the departure of John O’Callaghan, Music Conference ASIA officially announced the additional international acts for its Official Dance Music Festival – Global Sound System.

Fresh from A State Of Trance 600, closing the Main Stage in Den Bosch, the Netherlands and ranked #68 DJ Mag Top 100 Poll 2012, Global Sound System welcomes DJ, producer, Mr. Skyfire – Shogun. American producer, Andrew Chen aka Shogun, is the first Asian DJ and producer to be signed to S107/Armada.

Source: djshogunmusic
Source: djshogunmusic

Whether it is remixing for the world’s number one DJ – Armin van Buuren, or for Grammy nominated singer and songwriter Nadia Ali, Shogun’s productions have gained him full support from the biggest names in the industry including Ferry Corsten, Paul Van Dyk, Above & Beyond, Armin van Buuren, Gareth Emery, and Markus Schulz just to name a few. With some of the biggest anthems to date, ‘Save Me’, ‘Imprisoned’, ‘Run To My Rescue’ and ‘Skyfire’, Shogun has cemented his place as one of the most influential and biggest trance/progressive acts today.

Keeping the ‘sound-system’ alive, Global Sound System is proud to introduce, the official festival host; MC Stretch. He is the voice for Tiësto record breaking DVDs “Tiësto in Concert”, appeared for Armin van Buuren on his Armin Only world Tour and featured for Ferry Corsten on his Masquerade party in the Ahoy, Rotterdam; this shows the undeniable truth that his style is appreciated by the worlds best DJs.

MC Stretch

In the past years MC Stretch performed successfully all over the world and appeared in Energy The Network, Tomorrowland, Dance Valley, Freshtival, Creamfields, Stereosonic Australia, Rock It Open Air, Veronica Magazine’s Fiësta Summerfestival, Dancetour, Mysteryland, Daydream Festival, Sensation Sao Paulo and many others. MC Stretch is ready for his debut performance in Malaysia sharing the Global Sound System stage with other headliner this year.

With only less than one month, the atmosphere is finally heating up for Global Sound System, the biggest dance music festival to explode in the month of April 2013.

Music Conf Asia - GSS - Final Artwork

Festival ticket includes admission to the conference event and will be available for RM109 (early bird) and RM129 (presale). VIP tickets and Cabana units are already on sale at all AirAsia RedTix counters and online.

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