Top 9 Up-And-Coming DJs You MUST Know About


Welcome to the electrifying core of the music world, where fresh talent redefines the rhythm of the night. The DJ booth is a launchpad for artists who bring new energy to the dance floor, drawing audiences across the globe. In Singapore's scene, the spotlight shines on a select few poised to become the next icons of electronic music. 

From the hidden gems to the up-and-coming stars, we bring in talents that are set to dominate playlists and festival line-ups. Their unique styles, groundbreaking achievements, and contributions to the music industry echo all that CÉ LA VI stands for.

Step into the world of these trailblazers with us as CÉ LA VI celebrates the soundscapes of the night.

The Rise of Up-And-Coming DJs

The DJ industry is always in a state of flux, with new artists emerging from the digital ether to challenge the status quo. Social media, streaming platforms, and savvy digital marketing have levelled the playing field, allowing lesser-known DJs to shine. 

These platforms not only showcase the technical prowess of up-and-coming DJs but also their ability to connect with audiences on a personal level, weaving narratives through their sets that resonate with fans worldwide. The importance of discovering and supporting these talents cannot be overstated – they bring fresh sounds that keep the music scene alive.

Meet Up-And-Coming DJs Behind the Decks

JAGUAR

JAGUAR is a trailblazer, introducing new British dance music to a global audience. With a unique blend of Ghanaian and English heritage, JAGUAR's sound is a fusion that transcends the traditional boundaries of electronic music, offering listeners rich sounds reflective of her diverse background.

JAGUAR's take on electronic music is as much about the beats and rhythms as it’s about a celebration of her dual heritage. She masterfully integrates elements from both cultures to create a sound that is entirely her own. Her ability to blend genres, from the pulsating beats of the UK's underground scene to the vibrant rhythms of Ghana, showcases her skill as a DJ and her depth as an artist.

Magdalena

Hailing from Germany, Magdalena has become an iconic figure in the electronic music scene, deeply rooted in Hamburg's rich Deep Melodic and Indie Techno/House culture. Her journey from passionate enthusiast to influential DJ is marked by her immersive SHADOWS events and a prolific discography across top labels. Magdalena's 'crowd first' approach and captivating sets have graced stages at Ibiza's Pacha, Amnesia, Berlin's Watergate, and global festivals like Tomorrowland and Sonus, establishing her as a force to be contended with in the electronic music scene.

Sam Divine

Originating from the United Kingdom, Sam Divine has established herself as a quintessential figure in the house music scene, known affectionately as The First Lady of Defected. Her journey from Defected's solo street warrior to the voice behind their worldwide radio show showcases a deep-seated love for house beats. Divine's sets are celebrated for their purity and energy, showcasing her innate ability to captivate audiences worldwide. Today, she headlines the most prestigious clubs and festivals globally, embodying the essence of UK house music with her dynamic and soulful performances.

Yousef

Yousef Zaher is a pivotal figure in the British electronic music scene, hailing from Liverpool. His journey from a B-boy in the breakdance culture to one of the UK's most revered DJs and the founder of the iconic Circus Recordings label showcases his versatile talent. Drawing inspiration from his childhood experiences and diverse musical influences, Yousef's work draws audiences worldwide with his deeply personal and authentic sound.

Angelos

Angelos has carved a distinct niche in the electronic music scene since his debut in 2009 at Mamacas, evolving into a celebrated DJ and producer known for his soulful Afro house sound. Co-founder of Global Fantasy, he's been pivotal in bringing international artists to Greece, notably collaborating with Black Coffee. With releases on respected labels and performances on global stages, Angelos blends deep and Afro-House with unique flair, captivating audiences worldwide and marking him as a significant force in the industry.

Spencer Brown

Spencer Brown emerges as a progressive house and techno trailblazer from San Francisco, gaining early momentum touring with icons like Avicii and Above & Beyond. With two #1 progressive house albums and leading techno releases, Spencer has captivated global audiences, from Tomorrowland to intimate sunrise sets in Tulum. Renowned for his unique DJ sets and a deep connection with the crowd, Spencer launched his label, diviine, in 2022, underscoring his vision of transcending genres and spreading positivity through his music and presence.

Nakadia

From a humble beginning in a Thai village without running water to becoming a global icon in electronic music, Nakadia's journey reads like a modern-day fairytale. Nakadia's journey from poverty to electronic music stardom began with a transformative night in Germany in 2002, igniting her passion for DJing. 

Bringing this passion back to Thailand, where electronic music was virtually unknown, she tirelessly developed her unique sound. Her move to Koh Samui in 2003 introduced her to a growing music scene, allowing her to showcase her talent to an international audience and start building her reputation.

She has transitioned from playing local gigs to performing at some of the most prestigious venues and festivals around the world. Nakadia's performances at iconic clubs like Watergate in Berlin and events like ANTS in Ibiza highlight her global appeal and the universal language of her music.

Themba

South African DJ and producer Themba has risen to international fame with his unique blend of electronic music infused with African rhythms and soul. Known for his storytelling approach to sets and productions, Themba brings the spirit of Africa to the global dance music scene. His work showcases a deep understanding of musical heritage while pushing boundaries, earning him spots at prestigious venues and festivals worldwide such as South African Miami Invasion and Ultra Music Festival Miami.

Supporting Emerging Talent

The journey through the soundscapes of these up-and-coming DJs reveals a world brimming with potential and passion. As they carve their paths in the industry, their music is made for those who seek the thrill of discovery and the joy of dance. We encourage you to follow these artists, immerse yourself in their creations, and support the future they represent. The evolution of music relies on the bold experiments of these talents, and your support is crucial in fostering an environment where innovation thrives.

Experience the Pulse of Singapore's Nightlife at CÉ LA VI

For those drawn to the rhythm of the night, there's no better place to immerse yourself in the energy of dance music than CÉ LA VI, renowned for hosting the best house DJs the city has to offer. If you're on the hunt for an unforgettable clubbing experience in Singapore, planning a wild hen's night, or would just like to let loose on a Friday, this is the place for you. 

Join us in celebrating up-and-coming DJs who are setting the decks ablaze, creating unforgettable nights. Don't miss the chance to be part of this musical revolution.

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Opening Hours

Restaurant

Weekend Brunch

The Brunch Club: Every Sat & Sun from 12pm - 3pm

(Last food/beverage order at 2.30pm)

Dinner

Daily: Opens at 5.30pm
(Last entry 10pm)
(Last order 10.45pm)

*Set menus are available until 10pm daily


Club Lounge

Regular cover charges applies from 10pm on Wed, Fri and Sat

*Monday & Tuesday: 6pm - 1am
(Last entry 12am)
(Last food order at 11.30pm)

*Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 6pm - 4am
(Last entry 3am)
(Last food order at 1am)

*Thursday & Sunday: 6pm - 3am
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(Last food order at 1am)

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(Last food order 11.30pm)
(Last beverage order 12.30am)

*Wednesday - Saturday: 4pm - 1am (Last order 12.30am)

*$30 General entry - Fully redeemable for food & drinks
(Last entry 12am)