Sugu is an electronic music producer, songwriter, DJ and the founding member of Transient Vortex, one of the pioneering and esteemed electronica acts in the country. Since November 2004, Sugu (a.k.a Dj Sugs) has produced numerous tracks in various genres of electronic music such as House, Progressive House, Trance, Drum & Bass, Dubstep, Breakbeat, IDM, Ambient, Electro and New Wave and has during the years played alongside international and esteemed names such as GROOVE ARMADA, DJ SUV (UK) HAZE, PLUMP DJs, SIMIAN MOBILE DISCO and JUNGLE BROTHERS and as part of Transient Vortex, DJ Sugs has extensively played at several prestigious and renowned events such as Recharge Revelation : GLOBAL GATHERING, SUNBURST FESTIVAL, HONG KONG LIVE!, SINGFEST, FLYFM’s 1st & 2nd ANNIVERSARIES, TRIBUTE TO MICHAEL JACKSON Live (for 8tv!) and DIG.IT.ALL FESTIVAL 09.
As part of Transient Vortex, DJ Sugs is endorsed by Hewlett Packard’s Sputnik 1000 Entertainment Notebooks. As a music producer, Dj Sugs’s remixes of tracks by artistes such as Melissa Indot, Saer Ze, Eskimo Disco (UK) and James Baum has earned Transient Vortex mainstream recognition due to rotation of the tracks by some of Malaysia’s leading radio stations such as HITZ.FM, FLYFM and HOTFM and has made Transient Vortex one of the pioneering electronica acts to ever receive airplay on mainstream radio in Malaysia.
Dj Sugs is also a disc jockey and regularly covers club events and festivals playing some of today’s latest electro house, nu-trance, and progressive house tunes for the ever demanding club scene and has gained wide coverage and fans of various age groups. Transient Vortex’s mix-sets have received rave reviews from entertainment magazines such as HK LIVE!!, JUNK MAGAZINE, FHM!, JUICE and KLUE.
DJ Sugs has also gained respect and recognition from the dance music purveyors of the country and internationally. Transient Vortex earned the Best Dance Act for year 2009 & Best Dance Song 2009 for the VIMA Awards 2009 and Best Live Act 2009 for the CHOONS Awards 2009. The awards received have stamped their mainstream appeal and serves as yet another addition to their unending accolades and adulation.
Transient Vortex are once again nominated for the Best Dance Act, Best Remix, and Best Dance Song Categories for the upcoming VIMA 2010.