Who We Are


Be the life of the party and learn the secrets to keeping a dance floor moving with just your influence.

Here at POP Studio DJ, we offer you the opportunity to start on the journey to be a DJ. Pick up the basics with us. We will be your guide to the culture. This is more than just a usual music course, this will be an introduction to the lifestyles and cultures of the DJ scene. Learn the different kind of events a DJ can play at, from clubs and bars, to corporate events and private parties.

We will assist with the learning and practice of routines that suits your schedule and current skill level to mold you into an efficient DJ.

It does not matter if you are a student or a corporate executive with a busy and unpredictable schedules; we understand that DJ mixing may be just one of many interests that complement your diverse personal and professional activities. Our instructors will assist you in maximizing your time and skills, both at home and in our studio.

Join us, and experience what it feels like to be on the other side of the club decks.

Courses

Final Teen Spirit

TEEN SPIRIT WEEKEND DJ WORKSHOP

Play the soundtrack to a generation with this taster weekend package.

A specially designed workshop targeted for youths who are in institutes such as the Secondary Schools, Polytechnics, ITEs, Junior Colleges and those who are serving the nation (NSF’s)*. The goal is to create the opportunity for youths to expand and gather a community of like-minded individuals who are interested in music and the art of DJ-ing. Find out more...

*Only applicable to those who are currently in the above mentioned institutions.

Main Mixing Course

MAIN DJ MIXING COURSE

Be the life of the party and learn the secrets to keeping a dance floor moving with just your influence.

Here at Pop Trash, we offer you the opportunity to start on the journey to be a DJ. Pick up the basics with us. We will be your guide to the culture. This is more than just a usual music course, this will be an introduction to the lifestyles and cultures of the DJ scene. Learn the different kind of events a DJ can play at, from clubs and bars, to corporate events and private parties. We will assist with the learning and practice of routines that suits your schedule and current skill level to mould you into an efficient DJ. Find out more...

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DJ Instructors

We believe in creating a diverse culture of DJs who bring their creative skills and ideas to the team. Utilizing their combined years of nightlife experience, the Pop Trash team imparts industry knowledge of the highest degree possible.

Main Course DJ Course Instructors

Harv Chail

HARV CHAIL aka dyzfnktn

Eclectic and diverse are two of the many words used to describe dyzfnktn's style. Co-founder of record label, Phyla Digital, Harv Chail has organized and played at numerous shows at noteworthy venues like kyo, Zouk, Kilo Lounge, Blu Jaz and Night and Day. A keen listener and loyal supporter of the local music scene, dyzfnktn’s evolving playlist - covering a spectrum of genres from House to Drum & Bass - put him on the map as one of Singapore's premiere selectors, highly regarded by veterans of the same.

DJMings

MinGs

MinGs has performed at several big name venues such as Club Demo in Bangkok, F.Club, Trace and Azzura Beach Club as well as festivals such as Siloso Beach Party 2014 and Popup Music Festival 2015. Year 2016 sees MinGs emerged as one of the Top 8 in the Sentosa DJ Spinoff competition. Known for his high energy sets, versatility and bold style of mixing, MinGs never fails to fill the dance floor with wicked surprises on top of the pounding beats. Be prepared to throw your hands in the air as you embark on an incredible journey to Live, Rave and Love with the one and only DJ MinGs.

Adrian Wee

ADRIAN WEE

For over 15 years, Adrian has been deeply involved in Singapore’s nightlife. From DJing to promoting parties to running clubs, Adrian has done it all-getting his paws dirty in some of the most prominent clubs here.Although he wears many hats, his first love is always been DJing. With some technical know-how here, and some music knowledge there, his sets have taken him round the block a few times, earning him residences in many clubs with his house, tech-house and techno sets.His other irreverent monicker ‘weelikeme’, spawned from the highly successful decade-strong party Poptart, ruffled some feathers in the entertainment industry by breaking rules and introducing alternative and indie rock to dancefloors that were previously ruled by electronic sounds.The future is as bright as Adrian’s legs can carry him. With Poptart rolling on past its historical 10-year mark, and a string of parties in the pipeline, ‘Adrian Wee’ or ‘weelikeme’- call him what you want, looks set to bring on some love and madness to whichever dancefloor he plays for.

Niko

FINDING NIKO

Awarded ‘Best DJ’ 2012 by Juice magazine (Singapore), winner of the Nokia Music Hunt in 2011, ‘Best New Turntablist’ and 2nd runner up at the DMC Technics World DJ Championships, Singapore in 2005 when he was only 15. He was also crowned champion of the Marc Ecko Turntablist Battle in 2005. Dubspot alumni (NYC) Finding Niko aka Zeratone is an accomplished DJ and Performer.

With over a decade of experience, he has played on the main stage at legendary venues such as Webster Hall in New York City as well as performing at the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas and Zoukout festival in Singapore. He has shared the stage with renowned electronic music artists such as Goth Trad, Pinch, Liondub, Braille (Sepalcure), Sweater Beats, Flosstradamus, ill Gates and many more. He is also part of the Phyla Digital record label.

Known for throwing down genre curveballs in his versatile DJ sets, he bridges the experimental sounds of the underground bass music movement with deep/ tech house grooves, fresh hip hop beats and everything in between.



Teen Spirit DJ Course Instructor

Jason Kai

JASON KAI

Jason Kai is native to Shanghai. Groomed by the veteran DJs of Pop Studio and with 6 years of production experience, he plays house music ranging from the likes of Ultra Music Festival to the sophisticated chirps of an uptown bar. He has written over 200 songs, with published works used in movies of the French film festival, Ca' Foscari as well as local advertisement jingles. Jason is the resident DJ for the locally brewed EDM collective 4PLAY.

An active DJ in the scene, he DJ-ed at locally renowned art spaces such as Artistry, Barkode Cocktail Bar, gourmet festival Savor (2012) as well as other private events such as Super 0 at Pop Lab, Sony Fashion TV Beach Festival, the Colour Run Singapore and at established audio equipment brands Native Instruments & Pioneer DJ booths at IT conventions for the past 2 years.. He is an experienced instructor who conducted DJ Workshops under the Groupon promotion scheme and within Hwa Chong Institute (part of the TEEN SPIRIT WORKSHOP).

Waijack

WAIJACK

Waijack has been DJing from the early age of 17. He is a resident DJ of Penthouse, Singapore. An active DJ in the scene, he played for other clubs like Zouk and Millian Singapore as well as other private events such as such as Hidden Good, SEA Grappling and Augustman. He is currently the President of Scratch, a DJ club at Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD).

Keith Chia

KEITH CHIA

Keith Chia is both a producer and DJ. He produces under the Cloud Crevices alias on SoundCloud. He founded the Scratch, a DJ club at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD). Keith is also a member of the Electronic Music Lab at the National University of Singapore (NUS). He has played at Zouk, CATO, Aria, The Wondersound Festival, Besame Mucho and corporate events for Bouncy Castle. He He has also given live performance for the fusion event "Creatory an 8 @ ate Production'.

DJ Live Acts

Lucas Scott

1. LucasScott

Lucas' journey into the realm of music began when Lucas Scott joined the school's concert band and was chosen to perform a solo for the Singapore Youth Festival.Inspired by Korean musicians Sungha Jung and Yiruma, he expanded his skills and became a self-taught pianist and guitarist by score reading, culminating a deep interest towards jazz music.

His journey into the world of DJing began when family friend Ashe Narayan, founder of POP Studio DJ showed him the basic ropes of mixing at the studio. Immediately hooked onto his newfound interest, he consistently practiced while being a full-time student. From starting out dabbling with the conventional top 40s and other accessible tunes, Lucas soon advanced into the areas of nu disco, deep house and other lush vibes.

Lucas aspires to please the crowds while creating a 'feel-good' atmosphere for party goers.Past gig outings include Talent Café, brunch party event Mabuk Market, Koi and cross-disciplinary art event at the mill representing Heart of Glass.

Jared Kong

2. Jared Kong

A diligent purveyor of new music and sounds, Jared is a firm believer in playing the right track at the right time, and always keeps a keen eye and ear out for what can move an audience. For him, the music does truly do the talking. While residing in Australia between 2009-2014, Jared had the great pleasure of supporting a variety of international and Australian acts including Roger Shah, MaRLo, tyDi, Firebeatz, Rob Pix, Motez, Golden Features, Safia, Peking Duk, Acaddamy, Sampology and Silversixx. In Singapore, he's had the pleasure of playing a variety of gigs and has been on the 1s and 2s at f.Club, Empire, Fresh! and Nuvo. Ultimately, Jared's DJ style is about having fun and letting beats, bass lines, melodies and vocals move you any time of day.

Keith August

3. Keith August

Singapore born Keith August has established himself as a versatile and sought after DJ who has made an impact in the Australian dance music scene. Having played at the hottest clubs in Sydney (Marquee Night Club, Home Night Club (Sydney), and open to close solo shows, Keith enjoys every moment behind the decks and bringing out good vibes and energy in any room.

MinGs

4. DJ Mings

MinGs has performed at several big name venues such as Club Demo in Bangkok, F.Club, Trace and Azzura Beach Club as well as festivals such as Siloso Beach Party 2014 and Popup Music Festival 2015. Year 2016 sees MinGs emerged as one of the Top 8 in the Sentosa DJ Spinoff competition.

Known for his high energy sets, versatility and bold style of mixing, MinGs never fails to fill the dance floor with wicked surprises on top of the pounding beats. Be prepared to throw your hands in the air as you embark on an incredible journey to Live, Rave and Love with the one and only DJ MinGs.

Annum

5. Annum

Annum is a DJ/Producer from Singapore who loves electronic music of a wide variety. Deep Basses and Techy vibes are heavily abundant in his sets. Having played his debut set at FRESH SG, he is hungry to play more gigs with the hopes of expanding his musical palette at the same time.

Hakim

6. Hakim

Growing up on a diet of diverse music provided by family’s collection of music and eventually being a regular in the local party scene, Hakim decided to switch on to the other side of the dance floor. He decided to foray into DJing under the guidance of Pop Studio DJ in 2016 and have been dropping nu jazz, downtempo, underground hip-hop, soul and trip-hop ever since.

Haili

7. Haili

DJ and electronic music enthusiast, Haili hails out of Singapore. When not performing, he spends his time practicing at POP Studio DJ and looking for anomalous yet interesting track to add to his collection. For him, it's all about playing the bass-heavy dark and at times groovier sounds which get you moving.

Jon Soh

8. Jon Soh

Jon's interest in DJing was piqued early in his university days while he was working part time at a club. He started listening to a wide variety of electronic sounds and got intrigued by the different ways DJs could express themselves and affect the mood of the crowd. Since joining POP Studio DJ earlier in 2016, Jon has acquired the skills required to satisfy the aural delights of discerning audiences with his particular taste in refined electronic music.

Gig outings to date include private events at Open Farm Community, Owl Bar, Red Baron at Gilman Barracks, Cato and Zouk Winebar and CHIJMES courtyard for N30.

Boonshao

9. Boonshao

Freshly refined from POP STUDIO DJ, Boonshao is an enthusiast of the lesser heard sounds of Techno and House which is what he does best. Besides playing at Zouk, Canvas and CATO, he was engaged for private events for Silk Air and R.E. Lee Asia. He also achieved a top 16 placing for All Beats Cineleisure Dj Competition in 2015, Top 24 for Sentosa Beach Spin Off 2015 and was a Semi-Finalist for Pro Pioneer Competition 2014 at the old Vault, Boat Quay.

Prema

10. Prema

Prema’s selections span dub, drum and bass, grime and hip hop. She believes in melding beats and bass in weird and wonderful ways, and continues to create increasingly eclectic sets. Starting off in music collective synQ, she’s since enjoyed the chances to play at events such as Super 0 Openair, 100+50 Bands Festival, Subvert Sessions, ATTAGIRL! nights and Good Times. She prefers to let her music do the talking, so you can find her mixes at www.mixcloud.com/premzel and she hopes to get into your head.

Casey J

11. Lady J

An aspiring disc jockey, DJ Casey is not just another DJ. A proud alumni of Singapore Polytechnic Disc Jockeys, this young avid DJ picked up her skills under the mentorship of DJ Rattle, incorporating different technical styles while on set. DJ Casey has since performed at numerous local establishments such as:

  • Bianca SupperClub (Indochine Clarke Quay)
  • BQ Bar
  • Highlander @ Chijmes
  • Blu Jaz Cafe
  • Wine Connection (Current)
  • Beer Market (Current)
  • Bar Rose (Current)

She has also performed as a featured DJ at notable events such as the Sentosa Siloso Beach Party (2013 NYE Countdown). Ranging from Top 40s, EDM and Reggaeton to Hip-Hop and RnB, her wide selection of music guarantees to make your night a banging one.

Kester (SG) Ocean’s Children

12. Oceans Childrean

Kester is the founding member and producer of the local alternative group, Ocean’s Children (SG). The former president of the NUS Electronic Music Lab is also the owner and engineer of Dyson Road Studios. An experienced producer and electronic artist, he represented Singapore at the ASEAN Youth Cultural Forum performing his original electronic music compositions. In addition to producing, Kester taught Electronic Music Production at various venues and events including the National Library and Super 0 open air.

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