As the EDM scene moves closer home, two DJs talk to us about what they will offer at the fest
All set to get the party crowd to its shores, ChennaiA� has its first edition of Asiaa��s largest EDM extravaganza, Sunburn Reload, by Global Sound on June 14. Boasting a state-of-the-art setup with visual soundscapes, fireworks and laser graphics, the brand plans to bring with it its signature Goa touch, with a VIP lounge.A�A� Headlining the festival is Canadian DJ and producer DJ Arnej, with Chennai-based Vijay Chawla and Ahmedabad-based Kash Trivedi playing sets as well.
StartingA� outA� asA� aA� residentA� DJ at Ahmedabada��s Slang, Kash Trivedia��s work in progressive house has travelled across the country. a�?I plan to give Chennai a taste of my original work in a one-hour set,a�? he says. Trivedi has been an ardent fan of Chennaia��s nightlife crowd ever since he played at Blend, but feels nothing can compare to the refreshing vibe of Shillonga��s scene.
At VGP Resort, on June 14, from 4 pm onwards. From Rs. 1,500. Details: 28281000
DJ Vijay Chawla
Having played at various spots across the city since 2003, one can credit Chawla with the enthusiastic electronic music following in the city. a�?This is my second Sunburn show, and Ia��m ecstatic to see the brand recognising the Chennai fan-base,a�? shares Chawla. His favourite gig spot is Blend at Taj Club House, and he hopes to deliver four and a half hours of great music at Chennaia��s first Sunburn edition.