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Zouk Singapore: Arno Cost (Apr’12)

Upcoming, young French DJ, Arno Cost played at Zouk on the 5th of April for Zouk’s celebration of being the number 5 club on DJ Mag. I didn’t really take notice of Arno Cost until I heard Trilogy, a track he produced together with  Laidback Luke and Norman Doray. Before Trilogy was out, I had only heard of Cyan (which is a very nice track by the way 😉 ) and Magenta. So only armed with 3 of his songs, I bravely went for his show hoping that I would know most of the tracks he is gonna play.

Please forgive the low res images. I only had my phone then. I tried to get the best shots.

Being the excited me, I couldn’t wait for Arno Cost to play Trilogy. So for the first part of his set I was standing patiently with puppy eyes, trying to contain my excitement while he played songs like Titanium and Rolling In The Deep to get the crowd going. Finally when he played Trilogy, I sang my lungs out to the tune of it. Unfortunately here in Singapore, I don’t think the name Arno Cost rings a bell to many people. So there I was, in my own world, singing to the tune while I received a few weird glances from some party goers. It’s a shame though, I must say, I truly believe that he deserves much more recognition than this.

I got lost for quite awhile before Arno Cost played In My Mind, Epic and Kick Out The Epic Motherf*cker which  brought me back to Mother Earth. (This is what happens when you don’t listen to enough music.) I then got lost again until he played Avicii and Nervo’s You’ll Never Be Alone Again.

By now, the set got a little slower. Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall, The Island, Chasing and Million Voices are the subsequent tracks that I managed to remember with my after work brain.

Sadly, I gotta say that I was a little disappointed with the night. It felt as though there wasn’t any climax. It was a nice build in the beginning but it just stayed at that level which had gotten pretty flat and before you know it, he was closing his set already 😦 And there wasn’t much engagement from him with the crowd. The only interaction I got from him was him telling us it was gonna be the last song. Maybe I’m just too used to high energy sets from DJs like R3hab, Hardwell and Laidback Luke etc that Arno Cost‘s set becomes too flat for me hurhur.

But I really hope I’ll get to catch a better set from him in future!

P.S

I hope you guys don’t mind my honest opinion on the whole set. We believe that everyone is entitled to their own opinions, so if you guys were there and felt otherwise or you have heard a better set from Arno Cost, do share with us your experience or how you felt about his set!

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Stereo Monday: #13

Yo yo yo ~ How was the long weekend ? I feel super charged from the break, although I don’t mind having a few more days off 🙂 Over the holiday weekend, I went to Zouk for Arno Cost and it was pretty awesome. Will share more with you guys later this week.

So, lately I’ve been listening to some music that was released some time back and thought “Wow this track never gets old”, it feels almost like it was just released. Do you have any songs that you never get sick of ? Share it with us at the comments below.

Okay, I think the long weekend has gotten me pretty high to be so talkative so here is this week’s playlist.

Click here for the YouTube playlist.

1. Hard Rock Sofa & Swanky Tunes – Apogee

2. Danny Howard – Twenty Nine

3. Angger Dimas & Bassjackers – RIA

4. Gravitonas – Kites (Dada Life Remix)

5. ZIGGY – Cosmic

6. Mell Tierra – Exhale

7. Tritonal – Can’t Keep It In ft Jeza (Tritonal Club Mix)

8. Wezz Devall – Kill Of The Year

9. Tiësto & Wolfgang Gartner – We Own The Night ft. Luciana

10. Laidback Luke, Arno Cost and Norman Doray – Trilogy (Swanky Tunes Remix)

11. Laidback Luke, Arno Cost & Norman Doray – Trilogy (GTA Bigroom Mix)

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Stereo Monday: #6

Hey ho ~ It’s the sexy sixth edition of our Stereo Mondays. Hope you had a great weekend and is fueled for the start of the week.

This week we have featured more Trance tracks than usual cause it’s the other half of the team which is me who is hunting for tracks for this week’s playlist.  Be it Trance, House or Dubstep etc as long as it’s good, we definitely won’t miss out on sharing it with you.

Totally agree with Wolfgang Gartner on his tweet below.

Wolfgang Gartner

Also I would like to start a petition to abolish the term “EDM.”. It’s called Dance Music. Same # of syllables, just as easy to say. Please.

1. Dash Berlin ft. Jonathan Mendelsohn – World Falls Apart (Club Mix)

2. Laidback Luke, Arno Cost & Norman Doray – Trilogy (Original Mix)

3. Beat Service feat. Gemma Pavlovic – Masquerade

4. Tenishia & Ruben de Ronde – Marsascala

5. Emma Hewitt – Colours (Armin van Buuren Remix)

6. Armin van Buuren – Orbion (Extended Mix)

7. Swedish House Mafia – Greyhound

8. Afrojack & R3hab – Prutataaa (Dada Life Remix)

9. Bodybangers feat. Carlprit & Linda Teodosiu – One More Time (Club Mix)

10. Spencer & Hill ft. Nadia Ali – Believe It (Club Mix)

Hey! You can also listen to this playlist through YouTube !

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