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Brian is an award winning producer, arranger, jingle composer, remixer and DJ from the Philippines.
Brian is a founding partner of Hit Productions, Inc, the largest jingle house and audio-post production
house in Manila, Philippines.
As a record producer/arranger, Brian has worked with outstanding recording acts in Manila like Gary Valenciano, Kulay, South Border, RiverMaya, Truefaith, and more recently with Billy Crawford, Nancy Jane and Jessa
As a composer, He has also been a past finalist in 1998 MetroPop (“Baby I’m Crazy” – Wiseguys) and
2003 Himig Handog (“Only I” – Dianne deLa Fuente) competitions. He won also in the Asian TV Awards
in Singapore in 2002 for best Original Score (short-form). He has also won an Awit Award in the Best
World Music Recording category in 2007. Brian has also scored music for movies like “100”, a Best Picture winner from 2008 Cinemalaya and just recently, he won Best Score in the 2010 PMPC Star Awards, for his work in the 2009 80 million-peso grosser comedy “Kimmy/Dora (Kambal sa Kiyeme)”.
As a DJ, he is one of the resident DJs of BED, the largest gay dance club in Manila. He is also best known for his monthly mix sets and pop remixes, as featured by Dirrtyremixes.com, and Remixarchive. He is also working and collaborating on several tracks with Evan Steer, also known as DJ Stonedog, the top resident DJ of Volume, HK’s best gay club. Currently, he is the remixing partner of Drew G (NY), collaborating on remixes for Solange, Dangerous Muse, Jason Derulo, Cyon Flare and many others.
The following is a list of Brian’s credits as a DJ, including as Leon Chaplain and Suntheory:
DJ Gigs/Residencies 2005-2009
Bed Malate, Resident DJ 2007 till present
Amber Ultralounge – Trash Tuesdays
Circuit Asia AH MANILAHH party, May 2005, Opening DJ with Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra
Embassy Cuisine, Siesta Nights, Saturdays 2005-2006, under Soundsgood, Guest DJ
Government Bar – Madonnnathon, August 25, 2006, Opening DJ
Mccann Worldwide launch – Fiamma, July 2006, featured DJ.
XFM 92.3 Launch – NBC Tent, May 21, 2007, part of featured group performer, local://e!
Levi’s 501 Live Unbuttoned Launch – August 18, 2008, featured DJ
Adobo Magazine 1st year Anniversary Party – Fiamma, February 15, 2007, featured DJ.
Adobo Magazine 2nd year Anniversary Party – Warehouse 135, February 22, 2008, opener for UK Dj
Adobo Magazine 3rd year Anniversary Party – Whitespace, February 25, 2009, featured DJ
Embassy “Fashion In The Mix” – August 3, 2009, featured DJ
Samsung Metrowear 2009 – July 30, 2009, featured DJ
Fashion Week 2009 – shows of Marlon Rivera, Sassa Jimenez and Lyle Ibañez, featured DJ
Fashion Week 2010 – shows of Marlon Rivera, Lyle Ibañez, featured DJ
Dance Music Productions/Remixes 2005-present
As Leon Chaplain:
“Shine (Reigning mix)” – Regine Velasquez
“The Day You Said Goodnight” – Hale
“Point of No Return 2007” – Zsa Zsa Padilla
“Xanadu (Reigning Mix)” – Regine Velasquez
“First of Summer” – Urbandub
“Deep inside You” – featuring Shiela Judalena
“Hold You Close” -featuring Shiela Judalena
“So Good Together” – featuring Shiela Judalena
As Brian Cua:
Nancy Jane Album
“World Rushing In” – featuring Medwin Marfil of Truefaith
“Picture Picture” Club remix – Tanya Markova
“Disconnection Notice” – Pupil
“All Me” – Toni Gonzaga
With Drew G:
Ke$ha- Blah Blah Blah (Drew G/Brian Cua Objectified Remix)
Solange – I Told You So (Drew G/Brian Cua Dirty Pop Remix)
Startship – Nothings Gonna Stop Us Now (Drew G/Brian Cua Dirty Pop Remix)
Dangerous Muse – I Want It All (Drew G/Brian Cua Dirty Pop Remix)
Ludacris vs. Afrojack – How Low (Drew G/Brian Cua Refix)
Jason Derulo – What If (Drew G/Brian Cua Dirty Pop Mix)
Cyon Flare – Free Your Body (Drew G/Brian Cua Dirty Pop Mix)
Glee remixes – Don’t Stop Believing (with DJ Santos), It’s My Life/Confessions, Bust Your Windows, Crush, Papa Don’t Preach, Jessie’s Girl, Physical, No Air, Faithfully, Last Christmas
Kylie Mingoue – Put Your Hands Up (Brian Cua Pride Anthem)
Kylie Minogue – Get Outta My Way (Toy Armada/Brian Cua Tribal Club Mix)
Katy Perry – Teenage Dream (Brian Cua Club remix)
Christina Aguilera – Bionic (Brian Cua Circuitry Tribal Mix)
Alicia Keys/Beyonce – Say You Love Me (Brian Cua Afrojack Ghetto Mashup)
Madonna – Celebration (Brian Cua Sticky Celebration reEdit)
Tiesto ft. Nelly Furtado – Who Wants To Be Alone (Brian Cua Tribal Remix)
David Archuleta – Touch My Hand (Brian Cua Gotta Feelin ReEdit)
Get Far – Shining Star (Brian Cua Moto Blanco Mashup)